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Potted Citronella Candles

Steps:8
Keep unwanted insect guests from crashing your outdoor gatherings with homemade citronella candles tucked into small terra-cotta pots.
Materials
  • 3-inch milk painted or basic terra-cotta pot
  • Masking tape
  • Saucepan
  • Water
  • 2-cup Pyrex measuring cup
  • Beeswax beads
  • Kitchen stove or hot plate
  • Citronella oil (optional)
  • Pre-waxed wired candlewick with sustainer base
  • Scissors
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Embellishing Chocolate Easter Eggs

Steps:2
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Bunny Place Card

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Easter bunnies, Place cards
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Custom Holiday Napkins

Steps:6
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Stamp Craft

Steps:5
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Football-Field Runner and Football Coaster

Steps:8
Materials
  • For the Football-Field Table Runner: Roll of green art paper or solid green wrapping paper
  • Scissors
  • Pencil
  • 3-inch-wide craft ruler
  • 1/4-inch white drafting tape (also called artist's tape)
  • 3 to 5 packs of white felt adhesive numbers
  • Football Coaster: Brown flannel-backed faux leather or brown felt
  • Scissors
  • White oil-based paint pen
  • Football-coaster template
  • Pencil
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Costumes with Wings

Steps:10
A basic pair of wings can serve as the basis for many different costumes.
Materials
  • Kraft paper
  • 18-gauge steel wire
  • Black tape
  • Bat wings template
  • Fairy wings template
  • Dragonfly wings template
  • Duct tape
  • Black spiderweb tights, for bat costume
  • Colored Halloween "hair spray"
  • Plastic gems
  • Glue gun
  • Clear elastic (1 foot)
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