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Tray Chic

Steps:2
Simple drawer pulls become fancy feet for a plain wooden tray and make it worthy of special occasions. Prime and paint tray. If knobs' screws aren't long enough to go through the bottom of your tray, replace them with longer ones.
Materials
  •  fabric, paper, or a woven place mat
  • Drill
  • 1/4-inch-thick glass
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Upholstery Webbing Runner

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Materials, Good Things
Inventive use of humble materials is a hallmark of good interior design. Rough jute upholstery webbing is normally hidden beneath layers of batting and fabric. When handwoven in a simple under-and-over pattern, this practical textile becomes a trim, durable floor mat or decorative runner for a front hallway.
Materials
  • Webbing
  • Hot glue
  • Heavy-cotton twill
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Seashell Soap Dish

Steps:3
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Party Drink Tags

Steps:1
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Firewood Carrier

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Good Things, Rope, Winter
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Egg-Themed Stationery

Steps:3
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Scrap-Paper Notebooks

Steps:3
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Shell Candles

The shells that the ocean cast at your feet this summer -- the ones you so fastidiously ...
The shells that the ocean cast at your feet this summer -- the ones you so fastidiously collected -- make lovely remembrances of the season with candles formed inside them. Deep shells like scallops, clams, and quahogs work best and burn longest.
Source:Martha Stewart Living, September 1998
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Dyed-Doily Gift Wrap

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Materials, Dyeing, Paper
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