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Crafting and DIY

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Garden-Print Stenciled Tabletop

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Magazine Christmas Trees

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Crystal Snowflake

Steps:2
This snowflake's sparkly clusters are made by dipping shaped pipe cleaners into borax dissolved in boiling water with food coloring. As the water cools, borax forms crystals that cling to pipe cleaners.
Materials
  • Pipe cleaners
  • String
  • Pencil
  • Jar
  • Borax
  • Blue food coloring
  • Boiling water
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Snowball Wreath

Steps:5
Materials
  • 8- or 10-inch-diameter round of white cardboard or a heavy paper plate
  • Coffee-can lid
  • Utility knife
  • Hot glue and hot glue gun
  • 24 2-inch, 15 1-inch, and about 10 1/2-inch pom-poms
  • 12 white fabric leaves
  • Grosgrain ribbon
  • Nail or hook
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Kids' Cardboard Frame

Steps:6
Children will love crafting this adorable cardboard picture frame.
Materials
  • Cardboard pieces or boxes
  • Box cutter
  • Grid ruler
  • Pencil
  • Photo for framing
  • Frame back (stand) template for your frame size: 8-by-10-inch portrait or landscape
  • Transparent tape
  • Double-sided tape
  • Tools to make embellishments: hand punches, border punches, scissors, and/or craft knife
  • Premade embellishments: stickers, chipboard shapes, adhesive ribbon, etc.
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Roll-Up Pencil Kit

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Sea-Glass Wall Art

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Materials, Glass, Nature crafts, Wood
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Nature Walk Bracelet

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Jewelry, Kids, Nature crafts
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Pinecone Mouse

Steps:5
Materials
  • Scissors
  • 2 large pinecone scales (for ears)
  • White and brown acrylic paint
  • Small paintbrushes
  • 1 short piece of twine (for tail)
  • 1 egg-shape pinecone (for body; other shapes will work, too)
  • Craft glue
  • 1 acorn (cap removed, for head)
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