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Paint Tools and Facts

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Teatime Towels

Steps:12
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Chrysanthemum Pillow Covers

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Colorful Bookcase

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Give a traditional hutch or bookcase a burst of color -- and make use of space that usually goes to waste -- by installing a cloth-covered bulletin board inside.
Materials
  • Ruler
  • Linen
  • Staple gun
  • Homasote recycled-paper fiberboard (available at home-supply stores)
  • Pinking shears
  • Adhesive Velcro strips
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China Paperweight

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Lids that outlive their matching vessels are the lonely hearts of the flea market. Too pretty to discard but obviously deprived of a function, they beg for a second chance.
Materials
  • China lid
  • Plaster of paris
  • Water Palette knife
  • Plastic cup, for drying
  • Sandpaper (fine-grit)
  • Felt
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Fabric glue
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