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Dime Store Games: Magnetic Skater

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Knotty and Nice Bags

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Tie One On: DIY Swimsuits

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Snip, twist, wrap, and knot. That’s all that separates you from a new poolside outfit. We know what you're thinking: Why make a bathing suit? Our answer: It costs less than $20!
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  • Swimsuit Fabric (Lycra/spandex fabric)
  • Simple suit template
  • Twist-and-tie template
  • Scissors
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Dime Store Games: Candy Cane Game

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Pinwheel Treat Bags

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Create fun party favors using playful patterned paper and a circle cutter. 
Materials
  • 12" x 12" playground multimedia paper pad available from Martha Stewart Crafts at Michaels 
  • Fennel craftstock available from Martha Stewart Crafts at Michaels 
  • Green yellow dots and stripes decorative tape 
  • Large cello bags 
  • Double-sided tissue tape 
  • Circle cutter
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Flaunt Cards

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Oilcloth Tables

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Crafting and DIY, Furniture
Waterproof paint and water-resistant fabrics leave a sophisticated stamp on inexpensive pieces that can live outdoors.
Materials
  • Coated-cotton or vinyl fabric (about 1 yard)
  • Small Parsons table (we used the Lack side table, unassembled, by Ikea)
  • Heavy-duty spray adhesive (we used Super 77)
  • Staple gun and staples
  • T-50 staples
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