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Pumpkin Lollipop Holder

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Silhouetted in an open door, a pumpkin spiked with orange- and chocolate-flavored lollipops resembles a folk-art Sputnik. A paper bat hovers over the mysterious pod, inviting passersby to enjoy the mischievous illusion -- the pumpkin is carved from synthetic foam -- before helping themselves to a treat.
Materials
  • Foam pumpkin
  • Masking tape
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Leafy Table Runner

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Halloween Tablecloth

This festive tablecloth is made of layered crepe paper and polka dots cut from streamers.
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Pink Party Decorations

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The invitation for this pink fete is a chain of paper dolls dressed up in scraps of patterned paper; our no-sew garland is made from fabric remnants.
Materials
  • For the Paper-Doll Invitation:Patterned paper scraps
  • Paper-doll invitation template
  • Construction paper
  • Glue stick
  • For the Garland:Fabric remnants 
  • Fabric scissors
  • Single-fold bias tape
  • Fusible tape
  • Iron
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Mexican Paper Decorations

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Papel picado is the Mexican folk art of paper-cutting. The colorful, lattice-like designs, traditionally cut into tissue paper, are made to celebrate religious festivals and national holidays. Mexican craftsmen use punches, knives, hammers, chisels, and scissors to cut holes in the tissue. Sometimes the result is a simple symmetrical design, or it may depict a scene from the Bible. The decorations are placed in windows and hung as banners. You can also use them as table runners and place mats for a Mexican-style fiesta.
Materials
  • 10-inch-by-14-inch sheets of brightly colored tissue paper
  • Decorative hole punches
  • Iron
  • Craft scissors or pinking shears
  • String
  • Glue
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Pumpkin Candy Faces

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Valentine's Day Secret Messages

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Paper Basket Bouquet

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