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Flag Planter

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Dreidel Gift-Card Holders

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Halloween Silk Flower Wreath

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Bird Stockings

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Holiday Carnation Wreath

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Step aside, holly and mistletoe -- or at least make room for something new. The carnation is a surprisingly elegant and easygoing choice for holiday displays. This wreath of white flowers with burgundy-tipped edges offers a warm welcome.
Materials
  • 12-inch floral-foam wreath forms with plastic backing (12-inch for wreath)
  • Floral shears or scissors
  • Conditioned carnations, about 7 dozen
  • Glass ornaments with wire
  • Nails
  • 2 yards ribbon
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Needle-Felted Chicks

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Viewer-crafter Jenn Docherty shares her technique for making adorable needle-felted chicks.
Materials
  • Foam mat
  • Wool roving
  • Felting needle
  • Wood skewer
  • Needle
  • Black upholstery thread
  • Sheet of felt (to use for beak)
  • 34-gauge wire
  • 20-gauge black-coated craft wire
  • Needle-nose pliers
  • Awl
  • Fabric glue
  • Cosmetic blush (optional)
  • Mini fabric flowers or mini hats (for embellishing)
  • Egg cup
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Glitter Ball Garland

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Add some sparkle to your holiday decorations with this simple-to-make glitter garland.
Materials
  • 3 cups Elmer's white glue
  • Liquid acrylic paint, in a color within the glitter palette you intend to use (i.e., for warm glitter colors, use red paint; for cool glitter colors, use blue paint)
  • Quart-size (or larger) container with wide mouth
  • Bamboo skewers
  • Styrofoam balls, ranging in size from 1 1/2 inches to 3 1/2 inches in diameter
  • Chip brush (disposable paintbrush)
  • Tinsel glitter
  • Fine glitter (optional)
  • Masking tape
  • Tinsel garland
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