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Crafting and DIY

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Farm Animals Wall Hanging

Steps:5
A mixture of colored craftstock, stickers and letters make a fun wall art project for a child's room or playroom.
Materials
  • Dimensional farm animal stickers
  • Large Chipboard Alphabet - Girl
  • Pink and gold ribbon style tags
  • Playful pink paper pad
  • .05 mm fine tip writing pen set
  • Picket fence edge punch
  • White dimensional daisy vine stickers
  • Brown flocked alphabet stickers available
  • Swan craftstock available
  • Putty craftstock available
  • Acorn craftstock available
  • Double-sided adhesive foam dots
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Glittered Buckles

Steps:3
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Spider Shawl

Steps:9
This lightweight shawl -- a perfect Halloween accessory -- requires no sewing thanks to an innovative technique called Nuno felting, which brings two different materials together to create a new, textured fabric.
Materials
  • Bubble wrap
  • Duct tape
  • 1 yard silk organza
  • Merino wool roving
  • 1 yard tulle
  • Olive oil soap
  • Pool noodle
  • Pantyhose
  • Bucket
  • Crystal beads (optional)
  • Hand-sewing needle and thread (optional)
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Glittered Magnetic Advent Calendar

Steps:8
Other Ideas:
Christmas, Glitter
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Pipe Cleaner Santa Claus

Steps:2
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Clown Figure

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Christmas, Ornaments, Templates
A spry clown ornament plays on the German cotton-wool Christmas figurines of the late 1800s.
Materials
  • Two Styrofoam balls (one 1-inch and one 2-inch)
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Cotton batting
  • Craft glue
  • Water
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Pins
  • Permanent marker
  • Floral pip
  • Hat template
  • Patterned paper
  • 1/4-inch pom poms
  • Collar template
  • Red honeycomb paper
  • Tweezers
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Wax-Resist Egg Dyeing

Steps:4
For thousands of years, Ukrainians have created elaborately patterned eggs called pysanky using a wax-resist process. Wax is applied to an egg, which is then dipped in colored dyes. When completed, the wax is melted off, revealing all the colors beneath. Updated and simplified, the same technique can be used to produce these soft watercolor patterns.
Materials
  • Food coloring
  • Beeswax
  • Eggs
  • Pot (for melting beeswax)
  • Bowls and spoons (for dyes)
  • Cookie sheet
  • Wax paper
  • Paper towels
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Gourd Bird Feeders

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Fall, Kids, Nature crafts
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Valentine's Day Boxes

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Paper, Valentine's Day
Show your love this Valentine's Day by presenting your gift in a beautiful handmade box.
Materials
  • Valentine 12-by-12-inch paper pad
  • Scoring board
  • Bone folder
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Adhesive tape roller or double-sided tape
  • Decorative edge punch (optional)
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