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Crafting and DIY

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Pumpkin Pie, Pt. 2

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Glittered Cabbage Bowl

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Glittered Cards

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Easter Candy Baskets

Steps:3
Beautiful and durable, crepe paper lends itself to countless applications. Glue bands of it to a bunch of eggs, affix tiny crepe blooms, and pile them in a bowl for a simple, elegant display. You also can use the paper to create lifelike flowers with egg centers. Or add crepe ears to an egg and watch it turn into a bunny.
Materials
  • Scissors
  • Styrofoam egg cartion
  • Pinking shears
  • Crepe paper
  • Glue
  • Fabric-covered floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Candy
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Golden Feather Candles

Steps:9
Materials
  • For Faux-Bois Candles:Ruler
  • Craft knife
  • Smooth beeswax sheets
  • Wicking
  • 1-inch-wide craft brush
  • Glazing medium in gold
  • Wood-graining tool
  • For Feather Printing: Feathers
  • Ink pad in metallic gold or brown
  • Scrap paper, for blotting
  • Tweezers
  • Candles
  • Brayer
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Fabric Bird Tree Topper

Steps:4
Fabric birds tending gold-leaf eggs make a peaceful scene atop your Christmas tree. Give life to their shapes with colorful feathers and beaded trim.
Materials
  • Similar fancy fabrics in contrasting colors and textures (we used brocade, velvet, and wide ribbon), from bandjfabrics.com
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Similar strung glass seed beads (#94364956), by Blue Moon, from createforless.com
  • Beading needle (#34073645), from createforless.com
  • Curved upholstery needle (#65011152), by Dritz, from createforless.com
  • Similar feathers (#60732497), from createforless.com
  • White craft glue
  • Black glass seed beads (#54932102), by Mill Hill, from createforless.com
  • 20-gauge floral wire (#01493122), from createforless.com
  • Gold-leafed or spray painted eggs
  • Similar nest (#09765871), from createforless.com
  • Felt bird template
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Felt Butterfly Slippers

Steps:9
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Felt Branch Slippers

Steps:9
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