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Seersucker Napkins

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Washcloth Mitt

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Abstract Rose-Print Valentine's Day Cards and Gift Wrap

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Stamping tools constructed from corrugated cardboard and a wine cork make beautiful flower motifs. If decorating wrapping paper, stamp a full sheet. To make the cards below, round the edges of colored paper with scissors or a corner punch, apply the markings, and attach to card stock with spray adhesive.
Materials
  • Craft knife 
  • Corrugated cardboard
  • Waxed twine
  • Wine cork
  • Ink pads
  • Paper for gift wrap or cards
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Strawberry Pincushions

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You may remember seeing charming strawberry pincushions like these in your grandmother's sewing box. Hers were probably sewn from scraps of leftover fabric; ours are made with ribbon remnants, shirting fabric, and felt, which works especially well because its edges won't fray.
Materials
  • Pincushion template
  • Fabric and ribbon remnants
  • Sewing machine
  • Needle and thread
  • Scissors
  • Fine sand or emery
  • #3 pearl-cotton thread or felt, for berries' tops
  • 6-strand embroidery floss, for seeds
  • Fabric glue
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Tiered Bouquets

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Enliven your next buffet with an arrangement of eggcup bouquets displayed on cake stands. Choose small-budded flowers in similar hues, such as the tulips, lily of the valley, paperwhites, and daffodils we used.
Materials
  • Small-budded flowers
  • Small round metal floral frogs
  • Egg cups
  • Cake stands
  • Water
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Bath Apron

No matter how careful you are, baby's bath usually means a bath for you, too. This easy-to-make ...
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