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Mobile Storage Table

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Clothespin Doll Ornaments

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Handcrafted ornaments not only add a personal touch to a Christmas tree, but also make wonderful gifts -- and even the most utilitarian materials can be used to create them.
Materials
  • Clothespin doll ornaments template
  • Clothespin (the kind without springs; craft clothespins work best)
  • Acrylic paint in several colors, including flesh
  • Extra-fine permanent marker
  • Awl
  • 1/2-inch screw eye
  • Material for clothing, such as felt, lace, ribbon, and beads
  • Scissors
  • Cotton balls
  • Craft glue
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Lily Arrangement

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For centuries, lilies (Lilium) have been prized for their sweet fragrance and graceful, nodding blooms. But over the past sixty years, extensive breeding has yielded a new generation of vibrantly hued hybrids. In this monumental arrangement, the trumpeted blooms of four hybrid varieties are artfully showcased in an oversize Ironstone vase.
Materials
  • Ironstone vase
  • Flower frog (Martha secures hers to the vase's bottom with floral clay)
  • Cut-flower food
  • About 30 lilies
  • Sharp knife or bypass pruners
  • Tissue (optional)
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Four Homemade Trees: Cotton Balls

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Cornucopia

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A raffia cornucopia lined with a bed of dried wheat stalks holds an abundance of golden squashes, apples, and pears. Set on a wide sideboard or chest, it's a natural Thanksgiving decorations that radiates good fortune.
Materials
  • 2-foot-long wicker cornucopia (available at craft stores or floral shops)
  • 2 yards of burlap
  • Scissors
  • Hot-glue gun
  • 3 two-hundred-gram packages of raffia
  • Spool of jute string
  • Large binder clip
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Tinsel Stars

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Felted Acorn Pendant and Pin

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Pussy-Willow Wreath and Balls

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Ribbon Mobile

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Materials, Baby, Decorating, Nursery
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