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Decorative Photo Album

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Letterbox with Melissa

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A typical week's mail brings an assortment of bills, solicitations, advertisements, and hopefully some greetings from friends and family. Once it's out of the mailbox, you can keep all of your letters organized and accessible with this attractive and easy-to-make box.
Materials
  • Letterbox Template
  • 13-by-16-inch 4-ply mat board
  • Double-sided adhesive paper such as Twin-Tack or spray adhesive
  • Decorative paper
  • Mat or utility knife
  • Ruler
  • Scalloped scissors
  • Leather punch
  • Seam binding
  • Bone folder
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Twig Peg Rack with Conan

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Create a rustic peg rack out of a white birch branch. You need only a few tools and someone to assist you. And remember, when selecting a branch, look for one that has already fallen off the tree.
Materials
  • 2-inch-diameter birch branch or other suitable branch
  • Small pruning shears
  • Small saw
  • #6 countersink bit
  • Two 2 1/2-inch #6 wood screws
  • Two 3/8-inch wood plugs
  • Rubber mallet
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Frosty Salted Pillar Candles

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Glittered Tote Bags

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Give a basic tote bag some extra sparkle with a simple glittering and rhinestone-embellishment technique.
Materials
  • Gem-Tac permanent adhesive
  • Small (1/2-ounce) glue bottle with ultra-fine tip
  • Printed tote bag
  • Glitter in a variety of colors
  • Scrap paper
  • Rhinestones (optional)
  • Skewer and beeswax (optional)
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Painted Sneakers

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Glow-in-the-Dark Funkins

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This glow-in-the-dark craft is a perfect way to decorate your house, porch, and windows with glowing pumpkins for Halloween.
Materials
  • Funkin (foam pumpkin)
  • 2-inch-wide vinyl tape
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Spray adhesive
  • Box (large enough to fit funkin)
  • Mask
  • Glow-in-the-dark powder
  • Cookie sheet
  • Krylon
  • Fluorescent black light
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Halloween Tablecloth

This festive tablecloth is made of layered crepe paper and polka dots cut from streamers.
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