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Crafting and DIY

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Soda Bottle Stand How-To

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Hand-Towel Beach Bag

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Fourth of July, Summer
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Ruffled Table Runner

Steps:6
Other Ideas:
Materials, Events
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Pinecone Tree Stand

Steps:4
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Artist's Organizer

Steps:9
Other Ideas:
Kids, Organizing, Sewing
This lovely artist's organizer is the perfect way to easily store all of your children's art supplies for use at home or on the go.
Materials
  • Oilcloth and felt (enough for measurements outlined below)
  • Sewing machine with regular needle and heavy-duty (No. 16) needle
  • Machine-sewing thread in coordinating color
  • Two 18-inch-long lengths of ribbon in a coordinating color
  • Pins
  • Small binder clips
  • Tailor chalk or disappearing fabric pen
  • Ruler or measuring tape
  • Scissors
  • Sketchbook
  • Various artist's tools
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8 Instant Eek! Ideas

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No time to create an elaborate getup for this year's October bash? Here's an appalling solution: Buy inexpensive rubber pests and attach them to your skin, clothing, or hair. It's as easy as trapping a fly in a cobweb. For the disgusting ideas shown on these pages, you can purchase materials at party-supply and seasonal Halloween stores. You'll know you're the best-dressed when partygoers swat at your head -- or better yet [evil cackle], run away in a panic.
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Paper Christmas Tree

This project is simple enough for children and can result in an entire Yuletide forest for the ...
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Harvest Centerpiece

Steps:3
A table arrangement of grains celebrates the bounty of fall. In addition to wheat, which symbolizes a fruitful life, this textured display includes other dried grasses (available at crafts stores), so it can be made weeks ahead. The final flourish? A luxurious satin bow.
Materials
  • 100 stalks (six bunches) of dried grass and wheat
  • Floral tape
  • Floral pruner
  • Wide ribbon
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