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Crafting and DIY

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Corner-Punched Heart

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Paper, Valentine's Day
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Halloween Candy People

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Halloween details
Materials
  • Lollipops
  • Rectangular-wrapped or -boxed Halloween candy (such as Dots, Lemonheads, Jujyfruits, Junior Mints, Kit Kats, etc.)
  • Tubular-wrapped Halloween candy (such as Tootsie Rolls and Smarties)
  • Jack-o'-lantern or other stickers
  • Craft scissors
  • Waxed twine
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
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Securing Ornaments

Steps:6
Now that you've taken the time to choose the perfect ornaments and decorations for your tree, you don't want to worry about them falling off and shattering on the floor during the commotion in your home around the holidays. Here's a Good Thing to secure your ornaments in place. Instead of relying on the hook that's already attached to them, use 24-gauge floral wire.
Materials
  • 24-gauge floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Ornament
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Sitting Pretties

Steps:14
These figures are created on metal roof flashing with collage fabric and paint. Once folded, they can sit on a mantle or bookshelf. This is a unique and whimsical way to display your family photos.
Materials
  • Lightweight metal roof flashing (.0101 ga)
  • Matte gel medium
  • Ink pen
  • Colored markers
  • Fabric
  • Extra trims: rickrack, ribbon, buttons, etc.
  • Tracing paper
  • Pencils
  • Aqua acrylic paint
  • Cream acrylic paint
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrushes
  • Sandpaper
  • Paper towels
  • Water
  • Sanding sticks
  • Sitting Pretties template
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Camp-Inspired Leather Crafts

Create irresistibly chic accessories with bits of tooling leather and colorful lanyards.
Other Ideas:
Leather, Summer, Templates
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Stamped Spoons

Steps:1
Offer homemade Italian ices with wooden spoons you've stamped with a toast. We used food-safe markers rather than a traditional ink pad. You could also just write the message with the markers.
Materials
  • Alphabet stamp set
  • Food-safe markers, foodoodler.com
  • Wooden spoons, perfectstix.com
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