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Bird Marionette

Steps:6
Welcome trick-or-treaters with a darkly delightful -- and wonderfully simple to make -- bird marionette craft from puppeteer Basil Twist.
Materials
  • Scissors
  • Store-bought artificial black bird or crow
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Scraps of woven black fabric
  • Three screw eyes
  • Bamboo pole
  • Roll of monofilament
  • Long needle, such as an upholstery or doll needle
  • Small black button or snap
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Candy Tree

Steps:3
Decorate with candy ornaments for a Christmas tree that looks good enough to eat.
Materials
  • Assortment of candy canes, ribbon candy, ribbon candy snowflakes, and lollipops
  • Thin ribbon
  • Scissors
  • Transparent tape
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Noble Fir and Eucalyptus Wreath

Steps:4
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Red Scalloped Treat Bags

Steps:2
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Glittered Skulls, Bones, and Bugs

Steps:4
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Raffia Cocktail Set

Steps:3
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Pumpkin Lollipop Holder

Steps:2
Silhouetted in an open door, a pumpkin spiked with orange- and chocolate-flavored lollipops resembles a folk-art Sputnik. A paper bat hovers over the mysterious pod, inviting passersby to enjoy the mischievous illusion -- the pumpkin is carved from synthetic foam -- before helping themselves to a treat.
Materials
  • Foam pumpkin
  • Masking tape
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