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Baby Wooden Blocks

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Make these adorable baby blocks from crafter Ashley Steele for your child, and they'll be the coolest kid on the block.
Materials
  • 3 1/4-inch square wood block
  • Sandpaper
  • Scissors
  • Acrylic paint
  • Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage 
  • Paintbrush
  • Decorative paper
  • Emery board
  • Letters, numbers, and embellishments
  • Sponge
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Pineapple Decoupage Votives

Steps:9
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Terrifying Topiary

Steps:10
Topiary, the art of creating sculptures using clipped trees and shrubs, is an old art form seen even in the tomb paintings of early Egyptians.
Materials
  • Saw
  • Drill and drill bits
  • Four 1 1/4-inch wood screws for arms and four 3 1/2-inch wood screws for head spikes
  • Nails
  • Eight 1-inch L-brackets
  • Two 2-by-4s for torso, base, and top
  • Two 1-by-2s for arms
  • Urn
  • Rocks
  • Sheet moss
  • Spanish moss
  • Western cedar
  • Floral pins
  • Carved pumpkin head
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Eerie Eyeballs

Steps:12
These eerie eyeballs will add a mischievous touch just about anywhere -- from your mantle to your table.
Materials
  • Old candelabra or candlestick holder
  • Wood plaque
  • 2-inch 1-by-2
  • Black spray paint (krylon)
  • Drill
  • Gray acrylic paint
  • 2-part epoxy
  • Black and gray eye shadow
  • Small wood block for mounting with hooks
  • Wax buttons
  • Ceramic doll heads
  • Shredded black toile
  • Flora Lyte (red LED disposable lights)
  • Naked wire LED light string
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Custom Holiday Napkins

Steps:6
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Stamp Craft

Steps:5
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Stamped Spoons

Steps:1
Offer homemade Italian ices with wooden spoons you've stamped with a toast. We used food-safe markers rather than a traditional ink pad. You could also just write the message with the markers.
Materials
  • Alphabet stamp set
  • Food-safe markers, foodoodler.com
  • Wooden spoons, perfectstix.com
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