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Clothespin Barnyard

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Boughs of Snowballs

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For decorations that would make Frosty proud, hang spheres of snow on a tree in the yard. This project is best when the snow is neither powdery nor slushy; it's easiest if you use a snowball-making tool.
Materials
  • Sticks
  • Wire cutters
  •  Floral wire 
  • Snowball maker
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Shelf Life

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Foil-and-Paper Crowns

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Crafts Cupboard

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Tooth Bear with Cindy

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These little hand-stitched felt bears have an important duty: safely guarding teeth awaiting pickup by the Tooth Fairy. As Martha Stewart Living television stylist Cindy Treen demonstrates, you'll need to know several basic embroidery stitches for this project: the backstitch, satin stitch, French knot, and whipstitch.
Materials
  • Tooth Bear template
  • Scissors
  • Felt
  • Straight pins
  • Embroidery thread
  • Needle
  • Polyester fiberfill
  • Chopstick or bone folder
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Sneakers with Braided Shoelaces

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Spider Princess Costume

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Materials
  • 3 packages (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in black
  • 1 package (20-by-90-inch) sheet crepe paper in white
  • Tape measure or ruler
  • Scissors
  • Thread, in black and white
  • Sewing machine
  • Straight pins
  • Black seam binding or ribbon
  • Black Velcro fastener
  • Black 3/4-inch elastic, for headband
  • Toy spider
  • Black yarn, for spiderweb cape
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