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Iron-On Floral Silhouettes

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Good Thing

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Soft-Boiled-Egg Candles

Steps:5
These simple and decorative candles are the perfect addition to a spring brunch table and look like real eggs.
Materials
  • Raw brown eggs
  • Egg topper
  • Bowl
  • Soap
  • Block of white beeswax
  • Block of yellow beeswax
  • Double boiler to melt wax
  • Small spoon or melon baller
  • Skewer
  • Wicks dipped in wax
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Baby Wooden Blocks

Steps:8
Make these adorable baby blocks from crafter Ashley Steele for your child, and they'll be the coolest kid on the block.
Materials
  • 3 1/4-inch square wood block
  • Sandpaper
  • Scissors
  • Acrylic paint
  • Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage 
  • Paintbrush
  • Decorative paper
  • Emery board
  • Letters, numbers, and embellishments
  • Sponge
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Terrifying Topiary

Steps:10
Topiary, the art of creating sculptures using clipped trees and shrubs, is an old art form seen even in the tomb paintings of early Egyptians.
Materials
  • Saw
  • Drill and drill bits
  • Four 1 1/4-inch wood screws for arms and four 3 1/2-inch wood screws for head spikes
  • Nails
  • Eight 1-inch L-brackets
  • Two 2-by-4s for torso, base, and top
  • Two 1-by-2s for arms
  • Urn
  • Rocks
  • Sheet moss
  • Spanish moss
  • Western cedar
  • Floral pins
  • Carved pumpkin head
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