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Doily Basket

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Translucent Pumpkins

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Halloween custom calls for a fiercely lit, glowering jack-o'-lantern, but you might also consider the more subtle glow of an elegant monogram, playful spirals, or a whimsical harlequin pattern.
Materials
  • Keyhole saw
  • Candle (optional)
  • Petroleum jelly
  • Monogram template (print from a computer)
  • Pen
  • Linoleum cutter
  • Christmas lights
  • Wax paper
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Pumpkin Snake

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After dark, this glowing snake will light the path to your front door.
Materials
  • Pumpkins
  • Small utility saw
  • Large-bulb white Christmas lights
  • Plastic pumpkin-carving scoop, drill with borer tool and 3/4-inch and 1-inch bits
  • Felt-tip pen; utility knife
  • Extension cord
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Pinecone Turkey

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Materials
  • Plump, round pinecones work best for this project. You can substitute maple or oak leaves for the corn husks.
  • Scissors
  • Corn husks
  • Pinecone
  • Craft glue
  • Twigs, pieces of vine, or gourd stems
  • Tacky glue, such as Magna-Tac
  • Twine or string
  • Place card
  • Hole punch
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Crayon Stained-Glass Heart Cards

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When arranged in a heart shape, the crayon shavings we used to create colorful butterflies as children can reap decidedly more romantic results.
Materials
  • Waxed paper
  • Pencil sharpener
  • Crayons
  • Bone folder
  • Iron
  • Construction paper
  • Scissors
  • Double-sided tape
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Paper Heart Wrappings

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Superhero Cape and T-Shirt How-To

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Other Ideas:
Kids' costumes, Sewing
A cape is truly what separates the supermen from the boy wonders.
Materials
  • Alphabet Templates
  • Lightning Bolt Template
  • Planet Template
  • Star Template
  • Felt or sparkly paper, holographic metallic-effect film, 8 1/2 inches by 11 inches, in Silver-Shine
  • Small sharp scissors
  • 36-by-36-inch piece of polyester satin (or T-shirt)
  • 24 inches of 1/2-inch chromspun grosgrain ribbon, 5/8 inch, in Neon Orange and Gray
  • Fabric glue, such as Magna-Tac
  • Safety pin
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