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Crafting and DIY

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Pretty Paper Bowls

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Flag Favors

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Patriotic Dog Bow Tie

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With this festive red, white, and blue bow tie, your pooch will be the star of your Fourth of July celebrations.
Materials
  • American flag bunting, 4 inches by 21 feet, 4-by-6-inch pattern
  • Fabric scissors
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Red-and-white-striped ribbon, 7/8 inch, mjtrim.com
  • Leather dog collar, in Red
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Reuse Scrap Wrapping Paper

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With a little recycling know-how, even the smallest bits of pretty fabric and paper can make a big impact. Turn them into strips of decorative tape and you'll have beautiful trims at the ready. We like to use the tape to seal cellophane bags of treats, wrap packages, and make stationery more festive.
Materials
  • For fabric, use sharp shears to make the cleanest edges.
  • Double-sided tape with waxed paper backing
  • Fabric and/or paper remnants
  • Fabric and/or craft scissors
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Cuff Closure How-To

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Rocket Favor Packaging

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Send your guests to the moon with these lively rockets. They make playful favor packages for an Independence Day bash or a child's summer birthday. And constructing them is a snap -- no rocket science required.
Materials
  • Rocket Crackers Clip Art
  • 8 1/2-by-11-inch heavyweight matte paper
  • Double-sided tape
  • 8-by-5 1/2-inch pieces of white tissue paper
  • White twine
  • Hot-glue gun
  • American Starlights Candy
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Candy Centerpiece

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Pegboard Storage Solution

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Letter Photo Mat

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