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All Dressed Up: Woodland

Steps:5
Earth-tone knit clothing is the foundation for an enchanted forest of walking, talking flora and fauna. 
Materials
  • For the Foliage: 4-by-6-inch fusible web 
  • Green felt
  • 24-gauge floral wire
  • Patterned cotton fabric
  • Iron 
  • Scissors
  • Floral tape
  • 18-gauge wire
  • Headband
  • For the Mushroom:Felt
  • Fusible web
  • Needle and thread
  • Fabric glue
  • For the Monkey:Felt
  • Fusible web
  • Floral wire
  • Iron
  • Fabric glue
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Pipe-Cleaner Snowflake Ornaments

Steps:6
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Harvest Wreath

Steps:1
It may be too soon for boughs of holly, but now is just the moment for a crisp-as-fall wreath made with artfully layered dried cornhusks. We hung ours over an antique mirror using golden satin ribbon, secured at the top with tacks Small gourds, interspersed with candles and berries, complete the display.
Materials
  • 4 or 5 bags dried cornhusks (8 ounces each)
  • 18-inch straw wreath form
  • U-pins
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Lace Picture Frame Mat

Steps:4
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Starry Stamped Hanukkah Table Runner

Steps:4
Delicate gold stars glow against a simple white runner, setting the scene for a modern Hanukkah table.
Materials
  • Eraser (at least 1 inch square)
  • Craft knife
  • Card stock
  • Length of hemp fabric, hemmed at edges
  • Foam brush
  • Fabric paint in gold
  • Starry Stamped Runner template
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Easter Egg Place Card Holders

Steps:6
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Frightfully Fun Scarecrow

Steps:11
Materials
  • 2 one-by-twos (for mother or son) or 2 one-by-fours (for father), cut to size
  • Drill
  • Old clothes
  • 1 wood screw (for mother or son) or 2 wood screws (for father)
  • Bale of hay needle and thread
  • Mallet
  • Foam pumpkin, carved as desired
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Outdoor Lighting: Icicles

Steps:3
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