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Crafting and DIY

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Kids' Sock Puppets

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Patterned Sachets

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Other Ideas:
Christmas, Digital crafts, Paper
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Stick-On Stars

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Spring Favors

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Easter Bucket

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Materials
  • Chick and flower template
  • Plastic bucket in a spring color
  • Fun foam, $4.99 per package of 40, from Jo-Ann Stores
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue, from Martha Stewart Crafts, or  Perfect Glue No. 2, $3.11, by Liquid Nails, available at amazon.com and hardware stores
  • Easter Grass (you can also buy readymade Easter grass at D. Blumchen & Company)
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Design a Fruit Centerpiece

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Fruit has a long history of being used as an adornment to grace a tabletop: A first-century fresco in Pompeii depicts a lavish table with a fruit centerpiece, and the French later raised this table decoration to a high art. Try using these easy-to-find fruits and nuts to transform your own table.
Materials
  • Pomegranates
  • Hazelnuts
  • Walnuts
  • Pecans
  • Oak leaves
  • AquaSize
  • 1-inch foam brush
  • Mica powder
  • Dish
  • Blush brush
  • Bowl for display
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Autumn Branch Centerpiece

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Paper Easter Baskets

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These pastel paper bags decorated with construction paper are a whimsical alternative to the traditional woven baskets.
Materials
  • Colored paper bags and construction paper (both available at craft stores)
  • Eyelet kit (available at sewing stores)
  • Utility knife
  • Flower and leaf templates
  • Microhole punch (or awl)
  • Hammer
  • 2-foot length of 2-inch-wide wired ribbon
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Holiday Apron

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With eyelet embellishment and a gift-wrapped pocket, this apron makes the perfect handmade holiday gift.
Materials
  • Sewing machine and thread
  • Fabric
  • Scissors
  • 21-by-45-inch piece of eyelet
  • Ruffle foot
  • 2 1/2-yard piece of 2-inch-wide grosgrain ribbon
  • Pins
  • Pocket-curve template tool
  • Iron
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