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Explore 159 projects, 48 articles, 9 galleries, 156 videos, and more

Lattice Fence and Evergreen Bough Window Boxes

Steps:3
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Double-Border Frame

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Framing
Materials
  • 1/2-by-1/2-inch basswood, in various sizes, davinciartistsupply.com
  • Miter box, acehardware.com
  • Wooden frame, 8 by 10 inches or larger
  • Sandpaper, fine grit
  • Flat-bristle brushes
  • Tacky glue, such as Aleene's
  • Primer and paint, in Blue Suede, by Martha Stewart Living Paint, from Home Depot and in Mulholland Yellow, benjaminmoore.com
  • Mini Moldings, 1/4 by 9/16 inches, by Artistic Woodworking, from acmoore.com
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Graduated-Layer Frame

Steps:11
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY, Photos
Painted a cheery hue, this frame is perfect for accentuating the sunny side of your son's scary monster. The elaborate three-dimensional design is a playful way to showcase basic art skills or cherished family photographs. Hang one, or a group, to instantly liven up any room.
Materials
  • Metal ruler
  • Wooden frame, 12 1/2 by 16 1/2 inches or larger
  • Balsa wood, various sizes
  • 12-by-12-inch cutting mat
  • Craft knife
  • Sandpaper, fine grit
  • Tacky glue
  • Flat-bristle brushes
  • Primer and paint
  • Cutting Mat, 12 inches square
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Wood-Burned Cutting Board

Add a festive touch to your game-day party spread with a football-themed cutting board. To care ...
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Scrap-Wood Dollhouse

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY
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Christmas Pyramid Cake

Steps:8
Materials
  • Oval embroidery hoop, 5 by 9 inches
  • Craft saw
  • Wood glue
  • Wooden craft stick or coffee stirrer
  • Drill with a 3/32-inch bit
  • Craft knife
  • 1 sheet of basswood, 1/32 by 3 by 24 inches
  • Sandpaper
  • Small paintbrush
  • Wooden figures: people and trees
  • Detail paintbrush
  • Artist watercolor paint
  • Pyramid rod, propeller, and bearing cup
  • Fan assembly
  • Wooden beads (optional)
  • Candles
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Dollhouse-Trim Frame How-To

Steps:6
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Tree-Stump Table

Steps:7
Turn a tree stump into a shimmering and functional side table with a faux-bois surface. The simple how-to comes from TV art director Anduin Havens.
Materials
  • Drill
  • Screws
  • Angle brackets
  • MDF (medium-density fiberboard)
  • Stump
  • Level
  • Martha Stewart Living Precious Metals paint in Silver Leaf and Crag
  • Paintbrush
  • Jig saw
  • Utility knife
  • Birch bark
  • Ruler
  • Hammer
  • Small nails (or brads)
  • Martha Stewart Living Decorative Painting Tool Kit
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Glitter Wall Art

Steps:10
Materials
  • 3/4-inch birch-faced plywood
  • Sandpaper
  • Lightweight spackle
  • 1-hole D-ring hanger
  • Adhesive vinyl square bumpers
  • 3/4-inch painter's tape (or black, pH-neutral masking tape)
  • Metallic spray paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Glitter glue
  • Martha Stewart Crafts glitter
  • Glittering trays
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Canoe Paddles

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Crafting and DIY
This handmade canoe paddle from "Parks and Recreation" actor and talented woodworking hobbyist Nick Offerman is the perfect weekend project for experienced woodworkers.
Materials
  • Wood plank
  • Pencil
  • Existing canoe paddle
  • Band saw or jigsaw
  • Sandpaper
  • Block pan
  • Spokeshave
  • Rasp
  • Epoxy, varnish, or oil
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