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Mini Stockings

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Bird Stockings

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Holiday Carnation Wreath

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Step aside, holly and mistletoe -- or at least make room for something new. The carnation is a surprisingly elegant and easygoing choice for holiday displays. This wreath of white flowers with burgundy-tipped edges offers a warm welcome.
Materials
  • 12-inch floral-foam wreath forms with plastic backing (12-inch for wreath)
  • Floral shears or scissors
  • Conditioned carnations, about 7 dozen
  • Glass ornaments with wire
  • Nails
  • 2 yards ribbon
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Glitter Ball Garland

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Add some sparkle to your holiday decorations with this simple-to-make glitter garland.
Materials
  • 3 cups Elmer's white glue
  • Liquid acrylic paint, in a color within the glitter palette you intend to use (i.e., for warm glitter colors, use red paint; for cool glitter colors, use blue paint)
  • Quart-size (or larger) container with wide mouth
  • Bamboo skewers
  • Styrofoam balls, ranging in size from 1 1/2 inches to 3 1/2 inches in diameter
  • Chip brush (disposable paintbrush)
  • Tinsel glitter
  • Fine glitter (optional)
  • Masking tape
  • Tinsel garland
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Carpet Stockings

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Jingle Bell Stockings

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The pierced detailing on these felt stockings -- reminiscent of openwork on creamware china -- is made using decorative hole punches.
Materials
  • Red and white felt
  • Stocking Template
  • Decorative punches (teardrop-shaped, hole-shaped, etc.)
  • Pencil
  • Needle and thread; sewing machine
  • Scissors
  • Scallop scissors
  • Tiny bells for embellishing
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Easy Ornaments: Pipe-Cleaner Wreath

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Bittersweet Autumn Wreath

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