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Ideas for a Halloween Craft Party

If you are planning a Halloween party you may be wondering what you can do to fill those hours between the end of school and the time to begin trick or treating. Kids can be especially excited to get out there and begin collecting Halloween goodies. If you are hosting a Halloween party you can […]

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Outdoor Thanksgiving Crafts

Thanksgiving is certainly a time of year that brings people home for the holidays. Many people spend most of the day inside and have a great time relaxing in the warm comfort of home. But just because most of Thanksgiving happens indoors doesn’t mean that you can’t still decorate the outside of your home to […]

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Thanksgiving Keepsakes

Remembering Thanksgiving is great and is something that many people do in general, but not specifically each year. There are many ways that you can make a holiday or other occasion memorable and one of the best ways is to have some kind of keepsake that can be looked at over and over again to […]

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Fall Party Invitations

The fall season is a great time for many people to spend time with each other and to do things that really only come around once a year. Thanksgiving dinner is one of those things and the party that goes along with it takes a lot of time and planning to make it happen. So […]

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Creative Cornucopia

Making a cornucopia can be a challenging project, but can also be very rewarding when you spend some time to make it your own. Cornucopia is a very important symbol of the fall season and especially of Thanksgiving because it symbolizes plenty and sharing with others for the holiday season. Here are some ideas to […]

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Holiday Candy Tower


Holiday topiaries are made out of two of the most popular elements that define the holidays, food and decorations. No matter if you are celebrating Christmas, Easter or the 4th of July, chances are that you can think of a gathering where a certain type of food is served in a specific kind of environment. […]

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Holiday Topiaries


Candy topiaries make for great conversation starters and colorful centerpieces for just about any occasion. A candy topiary instantly adds interest and color to your table. The great thing about them is that you can make them yourself and that means that you get exactly what you want every time. You can apply the same […]

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Pinecone Turkey

Pine cones are a crafter’s best friend, especially when it comes to making bird crafts. A pine cone, when laid on its side, makes a perfect bird body shape. To make this craft start by collecting a pine cone that you think will make a good looking bird. Use a piece of felt or construction […]

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Thankful Turkey

As thanksgiving is typically the time of year when we think of turkeys, you can make a turkey that helps you to think about and remember the things that you are thankful for. To make a Thankful Turkey, simply use a round piece of paper or even a paper plate as the body for the […]

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Hand and Foot Turkey

There are several very popular birds in America. Of course there is the national bird, the bald eagle. New Yorkers have pigeons and you cannot visit the beach without encountering some seagulls. But, there is one bird that shares the spotlight with one of our favorite holidays, Thanksgiving. That bird is the turkey. The turkey […]

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Dried Apple Wreath

Materials needed: •Apples•Hot glue gun•Acrylic sealing spray•Baking pan Directions: •First thing you need to do is to take an apple and slice it into pieces that are about 1/8 inch thick. For variation you can also peel and core the apple before you slice the pieces or you can just core the apple •Next lay […]

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Dried Apple Garland

Materials needed: •Juice from 8 to 10 lemons•2 teaspoons salt•8 to 10 large firm apples•8 teaspoons cinnamon•2 teaspoons allspice•1 teaspoon cloves•Jute•1 to 1 ½ yards of ribbon or fabric scraps Directions: •Place lemon juice into a large bowl and mix in the salt•Peel, core, and slice apples horizontally into ¼ inch thick circles•Soak apple circles […]

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How to Paint Gourds

Gourds are a vegetable that is in the same family as the squash or pumpkin. The skin or shell of the gourd is often times used in different types of craft recipes. When your craft recipe calls for gourds and the painting of that gourd, there are some good tips you can use. Tip #1 […]

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Gourd Garland for the Holidays

Start with getting the small gourds as described above. Though, you will probably only need five of them. The smaller the gourds for this craft the better. •You will need to soak them four the few hours in warm water also. Then remove the skin with the steel wool. When the gourd is dry and […]

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Small Gourd Ornament

The gourd has been used in the crafting world for many years. They are versatile vegetables that are in the same family as the squash or pumpkin. They are and have been used for all sorts of decorations, and even homes for wild life. Here are five great crafts you can try with gourds. Small […]

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Crafts You Can Make Out of Gourds

Variety of Gourds

Gourds have many great uses. They are versatile vegetables that have many uses in the craft world. They are in the same family as squashes and pumpkins, so their life span is longer than many other vegetables. They also have a harder skin, that when soaked makes a great base for most designs. Here are […]

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