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Faberge Egg Ornaments

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One Faberge egg is beautiful, but a collection of the valuable, meticulously crafted pieces is even more striking. Try making your own version to use as ornaments. These eggs are made from cardboard egg boxes and ornate beads and trimmings instead of precious metals and stones.
Materials
  • Cardboard egg boxes
  • Spray primer
  • Spray paint
  • Spray lacquer
  • Leafing supplies (instructions follow)
  • Magna-Tac glue
  • Various trims and cords
  • Tweezers
  • Various rhinestones, gems, and beads
  • Large needle
  • Thin cord for hanging
  • Small scissors
  • Brush
  • Gilder's tip
  • Gold and silver leaf
  • Petroleum jelly, optional
  • Cotton balls
  • Lacquer
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Embossed Velvet Stockings

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With its plush texture and luxuriant sheen, velvet adds an aura of opulence to even the simplest items. In this project, an embossed velvet trim enhances a Christmas stocking with an extra measure of festiveness.
Materials
  • Velvet
  • Rubber stamps
  • Interfacing
  • Fabric adhesive, such as Fabri-Tac
  • Bells or beads
  • Pressing cloth
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Color-Block Pillows

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Simple Cafe Curtains

Steps:2
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Decorative Magnets

Steps:3
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Jewel-Toned Swag

Steps:5
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Molding Frame

Steps:8
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