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Tie-on Stars

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Monster Buffet

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 This unforgettable monster buffet was inspired by the Adrienne Landau windows at Barneys New York. 
Materials
  • Monster buffet eye and nose template
  • Monster buffet claws, paws, and teeth template
  • White and black felt
  • Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Craft glue
  • Faux-fur pillow
  • Faux-fur throw blanket large enough to cover buffet table
  • Rubber drawer liner material
  • Safety pins
  • Cake stands (optional)
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Paper Mice Halloween Decorations

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These creepy, crawly paper mice are not so nice. Stick these unsavory critters on stair risers, baseboards, or any spot where they might give unsuspecting passersby a little jump.
Materials
  • Black construction paper
  • Pencil
  • Scissors or craft knife
  • Masking tape
  • Mice templates
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Bow How-Tos

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Pipe Cleaner Santa Claus

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Making Figures: Snowman

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Inspired by vintage Christmas decorations, this pipe-cleaner snowman is the perfect craft to do with a little one. Make a matching pipe-cleaner wreath and candy canes for a trio of ornaments to keep in the family for years to come.
Materials
  • Pipe cleaner
  • Wooden beads
  • Black chenille
  • Hot glue
  • Wire-tinsel
  • Felt-tip pen
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Knotted Napkin Rings

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Other Ideas:
Napkins
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Decorative Skeleton Bone Table

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There's nothing bare-bones about this table decoration. The table legs are legs indeed -- store-bought faux bones. Note: The legs can't stand up to heavy weights; use the decorative table to display light items.
Materials
  • Coping saw
  • Four faux bone legs
  • Four faux bone legs
  • Four double-threaded screws
  • Epoxy
  • Drill (with 1/2-inch bit)
  • One precut 1-inch-thick round or oval piece of wood (ours is 18-by-28-inch medium-density fiberboard)
  • Double-threaded wood-screw studs, steel, 3/16" by 3"
  • Wood putty and putty knife
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint to match the color of the bones
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Moth-Eaten Curtains

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