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Spider Princess Costume

Steps:17
Materials
  • 3 packages (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in black
  • 1 package (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in white
  • Tape measure or ruler
  • Scissors
  • Thread, in black and white
  • Sewing machine
  • Straight pins
  • Black seam binding or ribbon
  • Black Velcro fastener
  • Black 3/4-inch elastic, for headband
  • Toy spider
  • Black yarn, for spiderweb cape
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Batty Mirror

Steps:1
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Cardboard Tube Space Ship

You don’t have to be a rocket scientist to build one of these svelte spacecrafts. All you’ll ...
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Paper Tops

Steps:4
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Doily Lace Frame with Flowers

Steps:2
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Clothespin Valentine

Steps:2
Secure a small satchel of Valentine's Day treats with this festive fastener. Use any size of clothespins and as many different colors of paper as you like, but it's best to use wooden pins, which hold the glue better than the plastic variety.
Materials
  • Wooden clothespins
  • Decorative paper
  • Tacky glue
  • Card stock or other heavy-weight paper
  • 1/16-inch circular punch or paper edgers (optional)
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Vintage Paper Leaf Wreath

Steps:7
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Crafting and DIY, Fall, Wreaths
Turn an old book into a whimsical wreath with this creative idea from our Handmade Gift Contest winner, Emily Morris.
Materials
  • Leaf template
  • Scissors
  • Cardstock
  • Pencil
  • Old book with at least 100 yellowed pages, pages removed
  • Craft glue
  • 24-gauge floral wire, cut to 5-inch lengths
  • Pressed real leaves (optional, from naturespressed.com)
  • 20-gauge floral wire
  • Brown floral tape
  • 1/8-inch tan quilling paper
  • Acorn caps
  • Hot-glue gun and glue sticks
  • Ribbon for bow
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Paper Cutout How-To

Steps:5
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