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Bridesmaid Revisited: Maxi Dress Transformation

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Paper Peonies

Steps:17
Materials
  • 20-pound recycled paper (20 sheets)
  • Blender
  • Silpat
  • Cookie sheet
  • Sponge
  • Rolling pin
  • Paper Peonies templateDownload the PDF
  • Acrylic paint (magenta and green)
  • Paintbrush
  • Acrylic varnish
  • Pearlizing medium
  • Plastic bag
  • Thin paper
  • Scissors
  • Glue gun
  • Cable wire
  • Floral tape
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Raw-Silk Wall

Steps:4
Materials
  • Base Coat: Benjamin Moore 2067-70 White Satin
  • Glaze Tint: Benjamin Moore Pearlescent White mixed with phthalo blue tint to approximate Benjamin Moore 801 Blue Bayou
  • Unraveling extra-coarse (No. 4) steel wool
  • China bristle brush
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Milk Painting Furniture

Give any piece of furniture a beautiful Gustavian finish with this milk painting technique from ...
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No-Slip Steps

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Make a Peg Rack

Steps:10
One way to help keep your house clutter-free is to have a place to put things when you walk through the door. Martha has solved this problem by outfitting her mudroom with peg racks modeled after a beautiful Shaker design.
Materials
  • Pencil
  • Colonial molding, or any other style molding, cut to the desired length
  • Premade pegs
  • Yardstick
  • Drill
  • 7/16-inch spade drill bit
  • Wood glue
  • Rubber mallet
  • Stud finder
  • 3/8-inch tapered wood plugs
  • Primer
  • Paint or stain
  • Paintbrush
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Kid-Made Doorbells

Steps:3
Deck the doorknobs with jolly kid-made bells. It's a great activity for days when it's too wet or chilly to play outside and -- between your craft bin and the refrigerator -- you probably have all the supplies on hand: an egg carton, paint, glitter, glue, and yarn.
Materials
  • Scissors
  • Egg carton
  • Acrylic poster paint
  • Glue
  • Glitter
  • Embroidery needle
  • Yarn
  • Jingle bells
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Jack-o'-Lantern Treat Boxes

Steps:9
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Painted Glass Picture Frames

Steps:4
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Striped Picnic Basket

Steps:3
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