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Crafting and DIY

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Faux Bois Peg Rack

Steps:4
Materials
  • 1-inch-thick branch, cut to a length of 4 inches
  • Mold-making kit (available at art-supply stores)
  • Scrap wood
  • Spray-on sealing agent
  • Plastic container
  • Utility knife
  • Wood putty
  • 1/4-inch drill bit
  • Five 2-inch-long, 1/4-inch-wide dowel screws
  • Adhesive, such as Liquid Nails
  • Metallic paint
  • Oak board, cut to 42 inches long, 3 inches wide (stained black)
  • 3/16-inch drill bit
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Noble Fir and Eucalyptus Wreath

Steps:4
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Clothespin Pinwheel

Steps:2
So pretty they'll make you dizzy, these patriotic whirligigs spin in the wind. They're tacked to clothespins so you can clip them to anything -- like a bicycle basket.
Materials
  • Patterned paper in two colors
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • Pencil
  • Clothespin
  • Map tack
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Ripstop Towel Picnic Blanket

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Ironing, Sewing, Washing
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Roll-Up Beach Towel

Steps:7
Other Ideas:
Homekeeping, Sewing, Summer
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Animal Night-Light

Steps:17
Other Ideas:
Baby, Decorating, Kids, Nursery
This adorable animal night-light makes the perfect addition to any nursery.
Materials
  • Seam binding
  • Colored tissue paper
  • Green tongue depressors
  • Turtle template
  • Elephant template
  • Mat knife
  • Green card stock paper
  • Pin
  • Decoupage gel
  • Balloon
  • Medium bowl
  • Paper towel
  • Oil
  • Natural cheese-cloth
  • Scissors
  • 8-inch-diameter round lampshade bottom wire
  • Fabric stiffener
  • Spray bottle
  • Black marker
  • Google eyes, optional
  • Bulb stand
  • 7.5 watt bulb
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Painted Fabric Silhouettes

Steps:5
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Paper Bag Animal Puppets

Steps:1
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