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Crafting and DIY

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Crochet Baby Blanket and Ball

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Baby, Crochet, Kids, Yarn
Materials
  • Seven 100-gram skeins of natural-color double-knitting cotton yarn
  • 50 grams of red fingering-weight yarn
  • 50 grams of salmon fingering-weight yarn (for single-color stripes, use 100 grams of double-knitting cotton yarn)
  • One crochet hook U.S. size G6 (4.0 mm); one yarn needle
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Lightweight Concrete Containers

Steps:10
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Winter Village: Tree Ornament How-To

Steps:5
A miniature village of house ornaments populates the Christmas tree or the mantelshelf with equal charm. Candles on the mantel or strings of lights on the tree are the best sources for the subdued illumination that sets the houses aglow with delicate reflections. For more ideas, see our Winter Village.
Materials
  • Pliers
  • Pencil
  • Pin
  • Cardboard
  • Glue
  • Annealed wire
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Tie-on Stars

Steps:2
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Paper Mice Halloween Decorations

Steps:3
These creepy, crawly paper mice are not so nice. Stick these unsavory critters on stair risers, baseboards, or any spot where they might give unsuspecting passersby a little jump.
Materials
  • Black construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Masking tape
  • Mice templates
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Pierced-Paper Hurricane

Steps:7
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Blowing Out an Egg

Steps:7
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Bow How-Tos

Steps:10
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Wrapping Gifts

Steps:8
If you plan ahead and choose your materials carefully, wrapping presents can be as enjoyable as opening them. These tips will help you make a well-organized gift-wrapping plan, which can save money as well as time.
Materials
  • Assorted Giftwrappings
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Looped-Ribbon Ornament

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Christmas, Ornaments, Ribbons
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