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Crafting and DIY

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Sugar "Plums" Holiday Centerpiece

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Sequin Bauble Ring

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Modern Wooden Block Menorah

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Glittered Leaf Gift Toppers

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Ink-Block Print Thank-You Cards

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Card making, Ink, Stamping
Make an impression with ink-block printing, an art form dating back to ninth-century China. A block print is an ink impression of a design carved into wood, linoleum, or other engravable material. Once you've cut out a design, you can use the block to make an unlimited number of identical prints.
Materials
  • Plain store-bought cards, or assorted paper
  • Image of your choice, photocopied to fit card
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencil
  • Ink block
  • Linoleum-cutting tool
  • Block-printing ink, available at art-supply stores
  • Paper plate
  • Brayer tool, available at art-supply stores
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Birch Christmas Tree Stand

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Santa and Snowmen Bars

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Put your littlest elves to work making the fingerprint-stamped faces.
Materials
  • Chocolate bars
  • Ivory, white, and orange text-weight paper
  • Red vellum
  • White pom-poms
  • Glue stick
  • Black, pink, and red ink pads
  • Scalloped paper coasters
  • Yarn
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Photo Gift Tags

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