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Nosey Pumpkins

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It's easy to create these gawking heads. Just draw faces or print our templates, and carve.
Materials
  • Pumpkin Face templates
  • A keyhole saw or serrated knife
  • Plaster scraper or large spoon
  • Black marker and white paper or our template
  • Masking tape
  • Needle tool (from an art-supply store) or awl
  • Serrated utility knife
  • Miniature flashlights, battery-powered candles, or light sticks
  • Apple corer
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Candy-Cursed Jack-o'-Lantern

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Transferring Images to Objects with Anya Hindmarch

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Pumpkin Table Lanterns

Steps:2
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Halloween Noisemakers

Steps:3
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Halloween Bottle Labels

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Easter Candy Baskets

Steps:3
Beautiful and durable, crepe paper lends itself to countless applications. Glue bands of it to a bunch of eggs, affix tiny crepe blooms, and pile them in a bowl for a simple, elegant display. You also can use the paper to create lifelike flowers with egg centers. Or add crepe ears to an egg and watch it turn into a bunny.
Materials
  • Scissors
  • Styrofoam egg cartion
  • Pinking shears
  • Crepe paper
  • Glue
  • Fabric-covered floral wire
  • Wire cutters
  • Candy
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Spring Celebrations

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Rock Climbing Birthday Party Invitations and Name Tags

Steps:6
Materials
  • For Invitations and Name Tags: Permanent markers
  • Clear shipping labels
  • Oak tags
  • Scissors
  • Nova-Brite cord (available at marine-supply or outdoor-sporting-goods stores)
  • Small rocks, about 2 ounces
  • Bubble-lined envelope (optional)
  • Carabiner-style key rings
  • Sports water bottle with loop top (see sources)
  • For Gorp: Dry-roasted peanuts (or use Cheerios or Fritos)
  • Raisins
  • M&M's
  • Resealable plastic bags
  • Mesh bags
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