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Crafting and DIY

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All Dressed Up: Flower Bouquet

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Make a sunny bundle of daisies, tulips, and sunflowers. These friends (from left), Sophia, age 8, Emily, 7, Angelika, 7, and Sarah, 7, wear felt-petal collars and pollen headdresses topped with stickers. Velour dresses and bright tights bring it all together without a single stitch.
Materials
  • 28-gauge floral wire
  • Headband
  • Fusible web
  • Iron
  • Felt
  • Fabric glue
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Romantic Banner Paperweight

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Frame with Velvet Ribbon Mat

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Frames, Framing
A treasured photograph requires a presentation every bit as special as its subject. In this project, executive creative director Eric Pike explains how he uses velvet ribbon and glassine to fashion a mat for some of his favorite pictures.
Materials
  • Archival glassine paper
  • Utility knife
  • Velvet ribbon
  • Picture frame
  • Rotary cutter
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Ruler
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Feather Christmas Tree

Steps:10
Materials
  • For Feather Tree: White turkey feathers (long, medium, and short lengths)
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Styrofoam cone (We used a 12-inch cone, but any size will do.)
  • Popsicle stick or tongue depressor
  • Bamboo skewer
  • Heavy-duty wire cutters or pruning shears
  • For Glittered Star Tree Topper: Vellum
  • Scissors
  • For star: Star template
  • Double-sided tape
  • Spray adhesive
  • Fine crystal glitter
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Goody Witches

Steps:4
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Embossed-Velvet Leaves

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Embossing, Fabric
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Ribbon Headbands

Steps:2
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