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Book of Money

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Glittered Fall Cards

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Glitter, Glittering
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Teacup Valentine's Day Card

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This cute card from artist Rosa Clifford is a perfect way to tell your valentine, "You're my cup of tea."
Materials
  • Card stock in a variety of Valentine's Day colors
  • Craft knife and ruler, or paper trimmer
  • Deep decorative edger punch
  • Glue stick and/or adhesive tape roller
  • Decorative Valentine's Day paper
  • Teacup and handle template
  • Large adhesive foam dots
  • Packaged tea bag
  • Plastic spoon
  • Craft punches (recommended: Heart and Circle punches)
  • Double-sided tape
  • 1/16-inch hole punch
  • Bead or Charm (heart, key, lock, etc.)
  • 5-by-7-inch folded card
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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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Candy-Wrapper Decoupage

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The day after Halloween you'll probably have tons of candy left over; after you enjoy your treats, don't discard the wrappers -- you can use them in this great decoupage craft.
Materials
  • White light-switch plates
  • Candy or bubble gum wrappers
  • Iron, to remove creases from wrappers
  • Martha Stewart Crafts decoupage
  • Martha Stewart Crafts gel sealer
  • Small paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • Bone folder (optional)
  • Utility knife
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Terrifying Topiary

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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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