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Party decorations

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Cornucopia

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A raffia cornucopia lined with a bed of dried wheat stalks holds an abundance of golden squashes, apples, and pears. Set on a wide sideboard or chest, it's a natural Thanksgiving decorations that radiates good fortune.
Materials
  • 2-foot-long wicker cornucopia (available at craft stores or floral shops)
  • 2 yards of burlap
  • Scissors
  • Hot-glue gun
  • 3 two-hundred-gram packages of raffia
  • Spool of jute string
  • Large binder clip
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Clothespin Doll Ornaments

Steps:6
Handcrafted ornaments not only add a personal touch to a Christmas tree, but also make wonderful gifts -- and even the most utilitarian materials can be used to create them.
Materials
  • Clothespin doll ornaments template
  • Clothespin (the kind without springs; craft clothespins work best)
  • Acrylic paint in several colors, including flesh
  • Extra-fine permanent marker
  • Awl
  • 1/2-inch screw eye
  • Material for clothing, such as felt, lace, ribbon, and beads
  • Scissors
  • Cotton balls
  • Craft glue
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Pussy-Willow Wreath and Balls

Steps:2
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Tinsel Stars

Steps:5
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Bow How-tos Continued

Steps:12
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Mini Pumpkin Creatures

Steps:3
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Magazine Christmas Trees

Steps:4
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Snowball Wreath

Steps:5
Materials
  • 8- or 10-inch-diameter round of white cardboard or a heavy paper plate
  • Coffee-can lid
  • Utility knife
  • Hot glue and hot glue gun
  • 24 2-inch, 15 1-inch, and about 10 1/2-inch pom-poms
  • 12 white fabric leaves
  • Grosgrain ribbon
  • Nail or hook
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Making a Maypole

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