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Crafting and DIY

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Footstools

Steps:8
Materials
  • For the slipcover: Footstool
  • Scissors
  • Upholstery fabric or canvas
  • Decorative trim (optional)
  • Sewing machine (or needle and thread)
  • Tailor's chalk
  • Grommet kit
  • Cotton cord
  • For footstool: Footstool
  • Foam rubber (optional)
  • Batting (optional)
  • Scissors
  • Upholstery fabric or canvas
  • Staple gun
  • Heavy-duty staples
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Cooks' Helpers

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Magnets, Paper
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Golden-Cedar Wreath

Steps:5
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Frameless Frames

Steps:5
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Baby Face Thumbtacks

Steps:3
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Space-Saving Corner Shelves

Steps:8
Next time you're staring at the wall, wondering how best to organize your things, avert your gaze 45 degrees and take a look in the corner. A single shelf or several that fit into the corner of a room can open up a world of possibilities.
Materials
  • Corner-shelf template
  • Inspiration image for table base
  • Brown kraft paper
  • Ruler
  • Pencil
  • 4 pieces 1/2-inch-thick plywood or medium-density fiberboard (MDF)
  • Jigsaw
  • String
  • Hand sander and sandpaper
  • Wood glue
  • Wood screws
  • Wood primer
  • Paint
  • Hand drill
  • 3 1-inch angle brackets
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Glittered Paper-Plate Pedestals

Steps:6
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Birch Wall Panel

Steps:7
Materials
  • Sanding block and sandpaper in medium or fine grade
  • Precut birch disks or birch poles sliced into 3/4- to 1 1/2-inch disks, plus birch pieces for hooks if desired
  • Paintbrush
  • Clear matte polyurethane
  • 3/4-inch-thick plywood panels
  • Construction adhesive
  • Drill
  • Pliers
  • Screw-in hanger bolts
  • 2 1/2-inch wall screws
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