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Crafting and DIY

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Blueberry Fabric Stamps

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Safe Ornament Storage

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Clip and Hold

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Stenciled Hallway Organizer

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Banish prebeach pandemonium (Who took my towel? Where are my flip-flops?) with a designated station featuring boldly numbered hooks and corresponding cloth baskets for each guest or family member. Now if only there were a system for getting them to remember to put on sunscreen.
Materials
  • Waterproof paper, for stencils
  • Craft knife
  • Painters' tape
  • Small natural sea sponge
  • Latex and fabric paints
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Colorful Bookcase

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Give a traditional hutch or bookcase a burst of color -- and make use of space that usually goes to waste -- by installing a cloth-covered bulletin board inside.
Materials
  • Ruler
  • Linen
  • Staple gun
  • Homasote recycled-paper fiberboard (available at home-supply stores)
  • Pinking shears
  • Adhesive Velcro strips
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Passover Keepsakes

Make a personalized matzo cover and a bag for the afikomen (the symbolic broken piece of matzo ...
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Costumed Candleholders

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What better way to brighten Halloween's gloom than by dotting your windowsills with grinning -- or scowling -- hurricane lanterns?
Materials
  • Measuring tape
  • Cylindrical glass hurricane lantern or votive
  • Scissors
  • Tissue paper (2 colors)
  • White paper
  • Pencil
  • Utility knife
  • Clear, double-faced tape
  • Candle
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Leaf Notions

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These fall-inspired pieces keep sewing tools handy any time of year -- and it doesn't take a stitch to make them.
Materials
  • Rubber leaf stamps (4 to 6 inches)
  • White-ink stamp pad
  • Felt
  • Muslin
  • Iron
  • Fabric scissors
  • Fabric glue
  • Small funnel
  • Craft sand
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Chrysanthemum Pillow Covers

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