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Pomegranate Medallion

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Peppermint Milk-Carton House in the Woods

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Flaming Foliage Candleholders

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Stamped Stationery and Book

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Design and stamp a personalized stationery set for a fraction of the price of custom-printed versions. It makes a wonderful gift when combined with a matching blank book.
Materials
  • Custom rubber stamps, from Stampworx 2000; stampworx2000.biz
  • Similar Artist Journal, by Hand Book; dickblick.com
  • Envelopes in Papaya, katespaperie.com
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Pop-Up Card

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A handmade pop-up card is anything but two-dimensional. Like a favorite ornament, it's sure to be treasured and displayed year after year.
Materials
  • Photo-quality paper, epson.com
  • Heavyweight decorative paper
  • Card stock
  • Utility knife
  • Bone folder
  • Envelope glue, by Lick & Stick; greensneakers.com
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Carton-Mold Soaps

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Knit Pouches

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These well-crafted carry-all and eyeglass cases blend elegance and function.
Materials
  • U.S. size 8 needle (for purse)
  • Medium-weight yarn (for purse)
  • 1/4 yard lightweight cotton (for purse)
  • Zipper (for purse)
  • U.S. size 6 needle (for purse)
  • Lightweight yarn (for case)
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Beeswax Candles

Steps:6
Elegant and easy-to-make, these tapered beeswax candles give off a subtle honey fragrance. For a homemade holiday gift, wrap the candles with festive ribbon and natural embellishments.
Materials
  • Beeswax sheets
  • Ruler
  • Craft knife
  • No. 3/0 square-braid wick
  • Scissors
  • Hairdryer
  • Quarter
  • Ribbon, raffia, or paper band template
  • Double-sided tape
  • Artificial bumblebee embellishment (optional)
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Glittered Corn Thanksgiving Centerpiece

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