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Christmas Cottage

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This charming Christmas cottage doubles as an adorable gift box for edible sweets when lined with parchment paper.
Materials
  • Crepe paper
  • Papier-mache house box 
  • Glue stick
  • Scissors
  • Craft knife
  • Paper or card stock
  • Pine needles or birch bark
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Gold Liquid Leaf or Rub 'n Buff finish (optional)
  • Gold glitter hot-glue sticks (optional)
  • Ribbon, Dresden, trims, etc. (optional)
  • Parchment paper for packaging food, if needed
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Cutout Letter Candles

Steps:4
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Hanging Ornaments

Steps:3
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Pinecone Turkeys

Steps:3
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Poinsettia Centerpiece

Steps:2
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Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece

Steps:16
Other Ideas:
Thanksgiving
Materials
  • Sharp floral knife
  • Wire cutter
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • 1 1/2 brick Sahara dry oasis (for silk floral arrangements)
  • 1 brick green wet oasis (for fresh flowers)
  • 1 box of heavy-duty wooden toothpicks
  • 1 medium orange pumpkin
  • 12 multicolored Indian corn cobs, dried
  • 4 bundles natural-color dried wheat
  • 1 bag fresh cranberries
  • 8 red apples
  • 6 to 8 large carrots, preferably white and red if possible
  • 20 walnuts, in the shells
  • 2 bundles fresh-cut rosemary
  • 2 medium eggplants
  • 2 sweet potatoes
  • 2 cucumbers
  • 1 red pepper
  • 15 chestnuts
  • 10 "pumpkin" peppers
  • 1 metal or wooden rectangle tray
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Flaming Foliage Candleholders

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Champagne Tower

Steps:8
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Pinecone Christmas Tree

Steps:3
Instead of store-bought trimmings, dress your tree with what it might have worn outside: pinecones. With their natural beauty, they deserve to accompany a tree indoors, too.
Materials
  • Craft glue
  • Brush
  • Bowl
  • Fine glitter
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Miniature glass Christmas balls or beads
  • 3 pinecones
  • Twine
  • Scissors
  • Strong sewing needle and heavy-duty thread
  • Tiny pinecones, such as tamarack
  • Red and green glass beads
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Glittered Corn Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Steps:2
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