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Punched Floral Place Mats

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Doorway of Doom: Broom Garland

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Paper Dragon

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The dragon -- the only supernatural creature in the Asian zodiac -- epitomizes strength, endurance, virility, and brilliance. It's also the ultimate good-luck symbol. Create a small-scale version of the traditional Chinese paper dragon with decorative paper and chopsticks.
Materials
  • Dragon template
  • Bristol board
  • Scissors
  • Construction or origami paper
  • Pinking shears or Fiskars "Wave" decorative edgers
  • Glue
  • Tissue paper
  • Sponge brush
  • Chopsticks
  • Hole punch
  • Brass paper fasteners
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Thanksgiving Clip-Art Place Cards

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Cheesecloth Ghosts

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Hang these easy-to-make cheesecloth ghosts from tree branches and porch railings to create a haunting Halloween scene.
Materials
  • Two white wire hangers
  • Scissors
  • One pair of white pantyhose
  • Polyester stuffing
  • Pliers
  • 16-gauge wire
  • Wire cutter
  • Gauze fabric, muslin, cotton sheets, or any lightweight fabric
  • Safety pins
  • 2 yards cheesecloth
  • Brewed cold coffee in a spray bottle (optional)
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