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Veiled Topiaries

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Thoughtful Tree

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Door Monograms

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Spun-Cotton Mushroom Ornaments

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Materials
  • Chipboard
  • Craft knife
  • Masking tape
  • Bamboo skewer
  • Loose cotton stuffing
  • Low-loft cotton batting
  • White and red acrylic paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Styrofoam block
  • Coarse and fine crystal glitter
  • "Carrara marble" opaque white glitter
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Candle clips
  • Glitter, tinsel, batting, or reindeer moss for embellishment (optional)
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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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Miniature Holiday Tree Centerpiece

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Hanging Clay Santa

Steps:8
Materials
  • Clay Santa clip art
  • 1/2-inch Styrofoam sheets
  • White glue
  • Three 4.8-ounce packages white ClayCraft soft clay
  • One 1.9-ounce package red ClayCraft soft clay
  • One 1.9-ounce package yellow ClayCraft soft clay
  • Roller bar
  • Clay cutter
  • Clay-detailing sticks
  • Clay-texturizing brush
  • Acrylic paint in black and pink
  • Paintbrush
  • Red glitter
  • Hanging hook
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Tabletop Tinsel Tree

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Display special holiday ornaments on a sparkling tabletop tree made with tinsel.
Materials
  • 16-gauge floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Measuring tool
  • 10 yards 1/2-inch wired tinsel or pine garland
  • Floral tape in color that approximately matches garland
  • Needle-nosed pliers
  • 24-inch-long, 1/4-inch-round dowel
  • Floral tape in color desired for trunk
  • Planter, pot, or container (optional)
  • 3-inch length of 1/2-inch pipe or 1/2-inch pipe nipple (optional)
  • Quick-set cement (optional)
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Cutout Letter Candles

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