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No-Slip Steps

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Make a Peg Rack

Steps:10
One way to help keep your house clutter-free is to have a place to put things when you walk through the door. Martha has solved this problem by outfitting her mudroom with peg racks modeled after a beautiful Shaker design.
Materials
  • Pencil
  • Colonial molding, or any other style molding, cut to the desired length
  • Premade pegs
  • Yardstick
  • Drill
  • 7/16-inch spade drill bit
  • Wood glue
  • Rubber mallet
  • Stud finder
  • 3/8-inch tapered wood plugs
  • Primer
  • Paint or stain
  • Paintbrush
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Kid-Made Doorbells

Steps:3
Deck the doorknobs with jolly kid-made bells. It's a great activity for days when it's too wet or chilly to play outside and -- between your craft bin and the refrigerator -- you probably have all the supplies on hand: an egg carton, paint, glitter, glue, and yarn.
Materials
  • Scissors
  • Egg carton
  • Acrylic poster paint
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Embroidery needle
  • Yarn
  • Jingle bells
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Jack-o'-Lantern Treat Boxes

Steps:9
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Heart-Shaped Candy Box

Steps:4
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Painted Glass Picture Frames

Steps:4
Materials
  • Photo Mat Template
  • Utility knife
  • Acid-free mat board
  • Glass (cut just a little larger than the photo's dimensions)
  • Window decal clear adhesive paper
  • Bone folder
  • Razor blade
  • Enamel sign paint
  • Photo
  • Copper foil tape
  • Epoxy
  • Velvet ribbon, 1/4 inch wide
  • Adhesive picture hangers
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Monogram Corkboard

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Painting, Wood
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Leaf-Stencil Mirror

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Starry Stamped Hanukkah Table Runner

Steps:4
Delicate gold stars glow against a simple white runner, setting the scene for a modern Hanukkah table.
Materials
  • Eraser (at least 1 inch square)
  • Craft knife
  • Card stock
  • Length of hemp fabric, hemmed at edges
  • Foam brush
  • Fabric paint in gold
  • Starry Stamped Runner template
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Iron-On Kids' Tote Bag

Steps:5
A cloth bag makes a natural canvas for young artists. This iron-on design spurs their self-expression, with its coloring book-style outlines and the start of a sweet sentiment: "Mom, I love you because..."
Materials
  • Flower Clip Art
  • Transfer paper (Epson Iron-On Cool Peel Transfer Paper for basic transfer, amazon.com; or Dark T-Shirt Transfers for white-on-dark transfers, avery.com)
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Ironed pillowcase
  • Natural-fiber (such as cotton) tote bags
  • Iron
  • Sharpie markers in assorted colors
  • Butcher paper
  • Scrap paper
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