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Crafting and DIY

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Raffia Cocktail Set

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Hanging Bird Basin

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Pumpkin Lollipop Holder

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Silhouetted in an open door, a pumpkin spiked with orange- and chocolate-flavored lollipops resembles a folk-art Sputnik. A paper bat hovers over the mysterious pod, inviting passersby to enjoy the mischievous illusion -- the pumpkin is carved from synthetic foam -- before helping themselves to a treat.
Materials
  • Foam pumpkin
  • Masking tape
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Decorative Picture Frame

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Nutcracker Stockings How-To

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Tied Children's Quilt

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Other Ideas:
Baby, Kids, Nursery, Sewing
Show your love for the little ones in your life with this adorable quilted blanket.
Materials
  • 1 yard printed quilt fabric for front, pre-washed and ironed
  • 1 yard solid cotton fabric for backing, pre-washed and ironed
  • Craft- or crib-sized quilt batting
  • Rotary cutter
  • Clear grid ruler
  • Cutting mat
  • 4 yards 3/4-inch or 11/16-inch cotton rick rack
  • White water-based craft glue
  • Pins
  • Sewing machine
  • Coordinating thread
  • Scissors
  • Iron
  • Water-soluble marking pen
  • Quilt tie diagram
  • 1 spool Perle cotton embroidery thread
  • Embroidery needle
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Summer Handbag

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This no-sew handbag makes a lovely addition to any summer wardrobe.
Materials
  • Ultrasuede fabric, Ultrasuede, ultrasuede.com
  • Scissors
  • Heat-n-Bond paper, Therm O Web, thermoweb.com
  • Iron
  • Press cloth
  • 1/2-inch-wide wooden chisel
  • Hammer
  • Yard stick
  • 2 wooden handles, M&J Trimming, mjtrim.com 
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Leafy Table Runner

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Paper-Cutout Night-Lights

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These one-of-a-kind night-lights with paper-cutout designs are a charming addition to any child's room.
Materials
  • Bird Template
  • Koala Template
  • Colored card stock (We used green card stock for the birds and brown for the koala.)
  • Craft knife
  • Screw punch
  • Spray adhesive
  • Night-light with half shade
  • Mod Podge
  • Paintbrush
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