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Candle Creatures

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Crawling Insect Decoration

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Easy Ornaments: Pipe-Cleaner Wreath

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Dot Design Easter Eggs

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String Spiderweb

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Fancy Eggs

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Holiday Centerpiece: Gilded Pear Basket

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Gold-painted pears look straight out of a fairy tale on your Christmas table. This gold dust, however, isn't magic -- it's available at baking supply stores. Magnolia leaves are also transformed with gold floral paint.
Materials
  • Nontoxic petal dust, in gold
  • Pears
  • Small paint brush
  • Bowl
  • Basket
  • Magnolia leaves
  • Floral spray, in gold
  • Cedar sprigs
  • Satin ribbon
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Bittersweet Autumn Wreath

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Sugar Skulls

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Materials
  • Sugar skull molds
  • Sugar skull mixture: 4 cups sugar, 4 teaspoons meringue powder, 10 to 12 teaspoons water (depending on humidity)
  • Piece of scrap cardboard about the same size as mold
  • Royal icing: 1/2 cup meringue powder, 1 cup water, 2 pound bag powdered sugar, food coloring
  • Hand mixer
  • Applicator bottles
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