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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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Make a Lamp Shade

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Decorating, Lamps
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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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Octopus Costume

Steps:8
Materials
  • Octopus costume pattern
  • 1 1/2 yards teal fabric
  • 1 yard polka-dot fabric (for lining)
  • 1 package white iron-on patches
  • 1 package navy-blue iron-on patches
  • Scissors
  • Straight pins
  • Sewing machine
  • Coordinating thread
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Chopsticks
  • 2 yards teal double-fold extra-wide bias tape ribbon
  • Needle and thread for basting
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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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Dog Dining Station

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Paint, Wood
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Looped-Ribbon Ornament

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Christmas, Ornaments, Ribbons
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Ribbon Bulletin Board

Steps:4
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