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Block Puzzle

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Kids, Stenciling
To solve the mystery posed by a puzzle made of blocks, kids must investigate relationships between shapes and colors. Puzzle blocks help children build thinking skills and are easy for parents to make with paint and stencils. It also makes an easy favor for a baby shower.
Materials
  • 1 sheet of adhesive drawer liner
  • 4 or more plain wooden blocks
  • Cookie cutters
  • Washable nontoxic tempera paint.
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Felt Tree Bottle Covers

Steps:4
Next time you give a bottle of wine as a gift, dress it up with these lovely felt tree bottle covers.
Materials
  • Tree template one
  • Tree template two
  • 1/2 yard (or 2 packs) felt
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Pencil
  • Pinking shears or straightedge shears
  • Decorative embellishments (bells, rhinestones, garland)
  • Fabri-tac glue
  • Wine bottle
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Confetti Eggs

Steps:3
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Bandanna Clothing Crafts: Beachcomber Apron and Necktie

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Clothes, Fabric, Kids, Rope, Sewing, Summer
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Boot Rack

Steps:6
Other Ideas:
Fall, Foyer, Mudroom, Organizing, Winter, Wood
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Towel Poncho

Steps:3
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Hand-Bleached Place Mats

Steps:4
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Electric Candles

Steps:2
When it comes to decorative outdoor lighting, let the architecture and landscape of your house -- along with your imagination and our ideas -- guide you.
Materials
  • Plug-in or battery-powered candle
  • Measuring tape
  • Utility knife
  • Sheets of beeswax
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