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Dime Store Games: Candy Cane Game

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Oilcloth Tables

Steps:5
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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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Ski Slopes Diorama

Steps:4
Conceiving a diorama is an adventure in scale and spatial relationships. Choose a container, then put yourself in the shoes of one of its future inhabitants.
Materials
  • Ham can (tin)
  • Styrofoam (an old cooler)
  • Bump chenille stems (pipe cleaners)
  • White glue
  • White paint
  • Borax
  • Figurines
  • Plastic wrap
  • White rubber band
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Personalized Postcards

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Glitter Silhouettes

Steps:4
Create sparkling Halloween decorations perfect for the home by adding some glamorous glitter to witch, jack-o'-lantern, skull, spider, or owl silhouettes.
Materials
  • Old frame with glass removed
  • Glittering glue
  • Paint brush
  • Onyx glitter
  • Poster board
  • Scissors
  • Xyron machine with double-sided adhesive cartridge, or double-sided mounting film large enough for frame
  • Carnelian or Fire Opal glitter
  • Witch template
  • Jack-o'-lantern template
  • Skull Template
  • Spider template
  • Owl template
  • Cardstock
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
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Petit Collage

Steps:3
This adorable animal collage has a charming vintage twist and is perfect for a child's bedroom or playroom.
Materials
  • Owl template
  • Elephant template
  • Binder clips
  • Scissors
  • Assorted papers such as maps, bills, wrapping paper, book pages, wallpaper 
  • 8-by-8-inch art board
  • Mod Podge
  • Paint brush
  • Pushpin
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Waterproofing a Blanket

Steps:2
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