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Dime Store Games: Ball-in-the-Hole

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These little boxed universes can be lined with scenes cut out of old or new Christmas cards. It takes less patience to make the games than it does to play them. The trick is to get a bead to roll into a hole. Your scene determines whether the beads are stars, bells, or bright holly berries.
Materials
  • Small box
  • Picture
  • Scissors
  • Hole punch
  • Beads
  • White craft glue
  • Glass or thin plastic
  • Super glue
  • Pencil
  • Paper
  • Stiff paper or cardboard
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Pumpkin Vase with Flowers

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Mother's Day Tissue Flower Card

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Revitalized Ribbon

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Boat Place Card

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Golden Goddess Costume

Steps:13
Materials
  • For the costume:3 yards white silk organiza (at least 50 inches wide)
  • Rotary cutter
  • Quilting ruler
  • Gold floral spray
  • Gold floral spray
  • Pressed oak leaves
  • Floral pips
  • 6-inch branch
  • 28-gauge gold-colored copper wire
  • 1 1/2-inch pin backing
  • Bobby pins
  • Makeup:Mousse
  • Hair dryer
  • Round brush
  • Curling iron
  • Bobby pins
  • Metal clips
  • Ivory foundation
  • White liquid makeup
  • White loose powder
  • Small makeup brush
  • Gold shimmer eye shadow
  • Tweezers
  • Individual false eyelashes and eyelash glue
  • Bronze eyeliner pencil
  • Gold liquid liner
  • Angled blush brush
  • Pinkish-brown powder
  • Blush highlighter
  • Blush gold shimmer powder
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Harvest Wreath

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It may be too soon for boughs of holly, but now is just the moment for a crisp-as-fall wreath made with artfully layered dried cornhusks. We hung ours over an antique mirror using golden satin ribbon, secured at the top with tacks Small gourds, interspersed with candles and berries, complete the display.
Materials
  • 4 or 5 bags dried cornhusks (8 ounces each)
  • 18-inch straw wreath form
  • U-pins
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