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Crafting and DIY

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Felted Baby Blocks

Steps:5
Materials
  • Old or damaged 100-percent-wool sweaters
  • Dye- and fragrance-free detergent
  • Sweater de-fuzzing comb
  • Soft foam cubes of different sizes
  • Ruler
  • Utility knife
  • Scraps of mat board or cardboard
  • Rotary cutter
  • Perle cotton embroidery thread
  • Hand-sewing needle
  • Caged bell cat toy
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Heart and Dots Card and Treat Bag

Steps:6
Materials
  • Card stock: red, pink, light pink, coordinating pattern paper
  • All-Over Heart and Dots punch
  • Craft ruler
  • Alphabet punch set
  • Paper trimmer
  • Tweezer set
  • Permanent adhesive tab and roll
  • Glue pen (Dual Action Fine Tip 7G)
  • Adhesive foam dots
  • Red treat bag
  • Pink tissue paper
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Quilted Silk Drawstring Bag

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Materials, Accessories, Sewing
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Borax Crystal Snowflakes

Steps:7
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Kids
Any child can be a scientist with this fun and interactive "crystal" snowflake project from "The Martha Stewart Show" crafter Jim "Figgy" Noonan.
Materials
  • Wire cutters or scissors
  • 12-inch pipe cleaner
  • Ruler
  • Small pliers
  • 28-gauge wire
  • Craft stick
  • Borax
  • 1-quart container
  • Hot water
  • Measuring cup
  • Coffee filter
  • Food coloring (optional)
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Clip-Art Carnation Cones

Steps:2
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Ribbon Christmas Trees

Steps:5
Turn basic ribbon into a beautiful tabletop decoration for the holidays with this simple how-to.
Materials
  • Velvet ribbon (22mm or 16mm wide)
  • Fabric scissors
  • Gold cardstock
  • Craft knife or paper cutter
  • Adhesive tape roller or fabric glue
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
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Poured Scented Candle How-To

Steps:2
Make your own scented candles to enjoy over the holidays with this how-to from Ramdane Touhami, owner and creative director of Cire Trudon, the oldest candle-making company in the world.
Materials
  • Beeswax
  • Vegetable wax
  • Stearine
  • Liquid candle fragrance
  • Double boiler
  • Glass candle container
  • Organic cotton candle wick, preset in clip
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Word Bubble Photo Card

Steps:3
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