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Graveyard Ghost

Steps:11
Clearly, white can provoke fright. With the help of some tattered cloth, 'Lumina' pumpkins are easily transformed into fearsome ghosts that arise from an ancient graveyard on All Hallows' Eve.
Materials
  • White pumpkin (stem intact)
  • Ghost Eyes and Mouth templates
  • Scissors
  • Keyhole saw
  • Fleshing tool
  • Masking tape
  • Awl
  • Miniature saw
  • 3-foot, 4-foot, and 6-foot bamboo poles
  • Black paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Zip ties
  • Mallet
  • 20-foot strand of miniature outdoor lights
  • 3 yards of 60-inch-wide white cotton fabric, cut into 1-yard and 2-yard lengths
  • Safety pins
  • T pins
  • 5 yards of cheesecloth
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Velvet Trivets

Steps:2
Set the table with this easy and elegant velvet trivet.
Materials
  • Wood art-box board, 5-by-7-inch box by American Easel; dickblick.com
  • Silk-and-rayon velvet, in Gold, 44 inches, New York Elegant Fabrics, 212-302-4980
  • Washed silk-and-rayon velvet in Blue, B&J Frabrics
  • Foam brush
  • Adhesive, Yes Paste; artsuppliesonline.com
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Metallic Foil Paillette Tree Mobile

Steps:5
Other Ideas:
Christmas, Crafting and DIY
In this twist on the traditional focal point, metallic foil paillettes (ranging from small to supersize) hang from graduated wire wreath forms, creating a modern mobile that evokes a trimmed tree.
Materials
  • Cutting mat
  • Metallic foil board in gold, silver, and teal (double-sided is best), 12 inches
  • square, hygloss.com
  • Spray adhesive (if card stock is single-sided)
  • Circle cutter, shop.marthastewart.com
  • Micro hole punch
  • Metallic embroidery thread
  • 4 wire wreath forms in 8-, 14-, 20-, and 24-inch diameters, mainewreathco.com
  • Small silver ring or S hook
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Holiday Wine Toppers

Steps:14
Other Ideas:
Christmas details
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Silver Mesh Beaded Napkin Rings

Steps:2
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Towel Favor How-To

Steps:4
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Pleated Vellum Hurricane Shades

Steps:2
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