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Twinkling Vases

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Glittered Halloween Tree

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Perfect for hanging your favorite handmade Halloween ornaments, spiders, treat boxes and party-favor cones, this tree can be made in any size you like.
Materials
  • Tape
  • Black glitter
  • 12-foot copper electrical wire (7 strands coiled)
  • Medium cast-iron urn
  •  Plaster 
  • Sheet moss
  • Hot glue and hot-glue gun
  • Faux distressed leaves
  • Double-round needle-nose pliers
  • Ornaments
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Shell Sconce Craft

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Give your walls a seaside touch with this lovely shell sconce.
Materials
  • Wall sconce
  • Masking tape
  • White craft glue
  • Builder's sand in bucket or basin
  • Paintbrush
  • Large (about 5-inch) white "baking" scallop shell or other large shell
  • Flat-nosed pliers
  • File
  • Beacon Quick Grip permanent adhesive
  • Mid-size (about 1-inch) shells (we used polished "Cay Cay" and "Pearl Among Pong" shells)
  • Tiny (about 1/4-inch) shells (we used "Venetian Pearls")
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Fanciful Favor Bags

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Hand-Stamped Stationery

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Stickers from Scratch

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Halloween Party Picks

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Punch Bowl Prop

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Patriotic Votives

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When twilight follows the sunset this Fourth of July, you can add a bit of illumination to the festivities by transforming different-size glass containers into patriotic votives. The process is simple, and all the required materials are easily available at local crafts stores.
Materials
  • Assorted cylindrical clear-glass containers
  • Glassine sheets in red, white, and blue
  • Tape measure
  • Rotary cutter or edgers
  • Double-sided tape
  • Glue stick
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