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Paludariums

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Crafting and DIY
A paludarium is a cross between an aquarium and a terrarium, encasing a miniaturized world of unusual landscapes and plants in a tropical environment. Children often find that paludariums offer the ideal terrain to place such toys as plastic dinosaurs and alligators.
Materials
  • Glass tank
  • Glass divider
  • Silicone sealer
  • Smooth pebbles
  • Gravel
  • Ground carbon
  • Soil
  • Small tropical plants
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Spiderweb Accordion Card

Steps:5
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Twig Vase

Steps:5
Martha is always looking for unusual containers for flower arrangements. Recently, she fashioned a natural-looking vase from a coffee can and twigs gathered during a walk in the woods. Tied with a length of raffia, it makes a charming holder for garden flowers or a rustic desk organizer.
Materials
  • Ruler or measuring tape (optional)
  • Paper or paint
  • Scissors (optional)
  • Coffee can
  • Twigs
  • Pruning shears
  • Hot-glue gun or rubber bands
  • Raffia
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Candle Creatures

Steps:4
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Glittered Cards with Melissa

Steps:5
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Thumbtack Valentine Frames

Steps:3
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Heart-Shaped Candy Box

Steps:4
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Clip-Art Holiday Gift Cards

Steps:4
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