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Decorative Paper Lanterns

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Cornhole Game

Steps:25
Materials
  • 1/2-inch birch-faced plywood
  • Two 2-by-4-by-8 lengths of lumber
  • Circular saw or table saw
  • 2-inch drywall screws
  • Measuring tape
  • Pencil
  • Compass
  • Drill
  • Jigsaw
  • Sandpaper
  • Clamp
  • 3/16-inch drill bit
  • 3/8-inch drill bit
  • 3/8-inch carriage bolts (with washers and wingnuts)
  • Palm sander
  • Tack cloth
  • Primer
  • Paintbrush
  • Paint in two contrasting colors
  • Smooth-surface paint rollers
  • Painters' tape
  • Polycrylic high-gloss sealant
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Enchanting Garland

Steps:4
Suspend this over the buffet table to extend the storybook theme.
Materials
  • Pink mason's line
  • Fishing line
  • Silk flowers
  • Colored papers (matte text paper, in Pink, Pink Feather, Peony, Peace, and Soho Gray)
  • Star craft punch
  • Craft glue
  • Ribbon (see Flying Banners)
  • Double-sided tape
  • Miniature Books
  • Mini clothespins
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Flower Arrangement in a Birch-Bark Vessel

Steps:3
Impress guests with a charming floral embellishment for the holidays: seasonal blooms arranged in a handmade birch-bark container. Less formal and more unique than the standard vase, this rustic vessel adds texture and beauty to any arrangement.
Materials
  • Pine box
  • Pieces of birch bark
  • Heavy-duty staple gun
  • Scissors
  • Heavy plastic sheets
  • Oasis floral foam
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Party Idea? Wing It

Steps:3
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