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Framed Handkerchiefs

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That box of folded handkerchiefs at a vintage-clothing store might not look promising, but, unfolded, each one can be a piece of art. Many handkerchiefs from 1900 through the 1960s were printed with lively designs. Framed simply, they're great decorations for a wall. Here's how to do it!
Materials
  • Handkerchiefs
  • 1.8-inch-thick glass
  • >1/16-inch-thick poster board
  • Swiss clip
  • Foil tape
  • Scissors
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Tole Baskets

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Painted tinware, known as tole, was a popular material for household wares in Colonial times. Today, an antique tole wastebasket can cost hundreds of dollars -- but with tin or galvanized-aluminum buckets and sign painter's enamel, you can make contemporary versions that are just as charming.
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