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Projects: DIY Table Runner

Show your tabletop a little love with this fun felt craft project.

A candy stripe runner is a treat for your table. Enjoy this decorative craft idea with your family.

A candy stripe runner is a treat for your table.

Skill Level: Beginner fun craft

Materials Needed for Table Runner, Home Decorating Project: Tape measure; chalk marking pencil; felt: 1 yard white, ½ yard each of brown, lime green and turquoise; scissors; paper-backed fusible web; iron and ironing board .

Directions:
1. Measure, mark and cut white felt to desired size of runner (ours is 14 inches wide). You may need to piece white felt sections together to get desired length. If so, cover seams with colored stripes as you fuse them on.

2. Using iron, fuse web onto back of each remaining piece of colored felt. Cut into strips slightly longer than runner width and several inches wide. We cut strips freehand for a slightly irregular look.

3. Peel backing off web and arrange stripes on runner; fuse in place.

4. Trim stripe ends even with edge of runner.

Easy Craft Project

Easy Craft Project

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Craft Project: Decorative Pencil Holders

Posted by Erika on Feb 24, 2010 in Kid's Craft , Paper Craft Project , fun craft

Try this fun craft project and convert a basic tin cans into a great pencil holder.

Skill Level: Beginner

Corral pens, pencils and scissors into cute, yet functional holders by following the directions below. This project is easy enough for the kids , too!

Materials you will need for this paper craft:

Tin can; sandpaper; tape measure; pencil; printed paper, such as gift wrap or an enlargement of a color photograph; scissors; spray adhesive

NOTE: A recycled can is perfect for this project. Sand the upper edge first!

Directions for this kids craft project

1. Rinse and dry an empty tin food can. Sand the upper edge to smooth interior surface.
2. Measure cup circumference; add 1?2 inch. Measure cup height. Measure, mark and cut a piece of printed paper to these measurements.
3. Spray adhesive on wrong side of paper, then smooth onto sides of cup, working from center out to eliminate air bubbles.

For more on this decorative and useful Pencil Holder Craft Project , visit us at Woman’s Day.

Pencil Holder

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Spring Greetings-Craft Idea

We have great spring craft ideas for your kids and other family fun craft ideas for the Spring Season at Woman’s Day. Show Mom how much you love her with a pot of flowers she won’t have to water.

Materials:

Light-color construction paper
Card stock
Craft knife
Green and assorted colors construction paper
Glue stick
Fine-point permanent marker

Instructions:

1. Fold sheet of construction paper in half to make a card.

2. Cut flowerpot shape from card stock and glue edges (except top) to front of card.

3. Cut stems from green construction paper and petals from assorted colored papers.

4. Glue stems to flowers and, when dry, write notes to Mom on each stem.

5. Put flowers in case to complete this Spring Craft Project .

Spring Craft

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This Valentine’s Day bake a cake or cupcake for your sweetheart. A great way to show your love is by celebrating with a beautifully baked cake or batch of cupcakes. Whether you need a dessert to make for your kid’s school party or just want to show your sweetheart how much he/she means to you. We have found great Valentine’s Day recipes that are a perfect fit come February 14 th . From the perfectly pink layered Strawberry Valentine Cake to the adorable Cupid Cupcakes, any one of these themed treats will make the day even more special.

Come see more Valentine’s Day Recipes worthy of baking this special holiday.

Valentine's Day Cake

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DIY Potpourri

This Valentine’s Day extend the life of your Valentine’s Day roses by making this DIY Potpourri. You’ll be sure to show your true romance.

The materials you will need are:

  • Dry rose petals
  • ¼ cup whole cloves
  • 1 cup whole allspice
  • 10 (3-inch) cinnamon sticks, broken into pieces
  • 8 small bay leaves
  • 4 whole nutmeg
  • 3 Tbsp star anise
  • 2 Tbsp whole cardamom pods

Follow these easy how-to instructions for DIY Potpourri .

DIY Potpourri

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