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Crafting and DIY

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Candy Cauldron

Steps:3
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Lemon Candles

Steps:5
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Portable Craft Surface

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Wood
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Bamboo Tiki Bar

Steps:7
Materials
  • 2 Martha Stewart Everyday stools
  • 1 sheet of plywood, 72 inches long, 24 inches wide, 3/4 inch thick
  • Rubber bumpers
  • Tatami mat
  • 2 table skirts
  • 6 pieces of bamboo, 1 1/2 inch in diameter (one piece, 6 feet, 2 inches; two pieces, 2 feet; three pieces, 6 feet, 5 inches)
  • Raffia
  • Staple gun and staples
  • Matte knife
  • Drill
  • Finishing hammer
  • 1/16-inch drill bit and 7/32-inch drill bit
  • Seven 1 1/2-inch finishing nails
  • Two 1-inch wood screws
  • Zip ties
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Oak-Leaf Cornucopia

Steps:7
Materials
  • Spray primer in white
  • 18-inch cornucopia basket
  • Floral spray in brilliant gold
  • Acorns, gourds, and oak leaves
  • T pin or thin awl
  • 6-inch lengths of fine gold or copper wire
  • Paintbrush and soft-bristle brush
  • Size liquid adhesive
  • Cotton gloves
  • Faux gold leaf
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Floral tape in brown
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Valentine Heart Card

Steps:15
Tell your special someone you love them this Valentine's Day with this one-of-a-kind heart card.
Materials
  • Heart template
  • Printer or copier
  • Craft knife or scissors
  • Bone folder
  • Sewing machine or needle and thread
  • Large sheet of red oak tag
  • Organza or other lightweight fabric
  • Iron
  • Craft glue
  • Glitter
  • Large sheet of red paper
  • Double-sided adhesive
  • Double-sided tape
  • Embellishments, decorations, small handmade flowers
  • Floral tape
  • Frog closure
  • Personal photo (optional)
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Light Columns

Steps:2
Geometric "topiaries" inspired by the paper sculptures of Isamu Noguchi stand on both sides of this swimming pool. A few white plastic beach balls tied to weighted lines float in the pool like pearls cut loose from a giant strand (for safety, never cover the surface of a pool with a large number of balls).
Materials
  • Bamboo stick or dowel, 6 feet long and 1 inch in diameter
  • 50-bulb string of lights
  • Paper lanterns (ours were 14 inches in diameter)
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Googly-Eyed Bangle Craft

Steps:2
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Treat Balls

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Halloween, Treat packaging
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