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Archive for September 10, 2010

Jingle Bell Holiday Centerpiece

The size of these bells might be a bit over the top, but this centerpiece is made for high impact.

What You Need
Large jingle bells
Green spray paint
Greenery
Apples
Bowl

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Merry Mittens Christmas Cards for Kids to Make

Kids will love crafting these Christmas cards featuring colorful mittens made of paper.

What You Need:
8-1/2×5-1/4-inch rectangle of white card stock
Glue stick
4×5-inch rectangle of color card stock for background
Tracing paper; pencil
Scissors
4×5-inch rectangle of contrasting card stock for mitten
Scraps of paper and card stock in desired colors
Paper punch; ruler
Variegated yarn
Envelope

For directions click here

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Jingle Bell Holiday Card

This card will jingle all the way to your recipient’s mailbox.

What You Need
Jingle bells
Green scrapbooking paper
Glue gun and hotmelt adhesive
Narrow ribbon
White card stock
Crafts knife
Silver paper
Double-stick tape
Crafts glue

For directions click here

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Hanging Ornaments Christmas Card

This dazzling card features bright ornament stickers paired with sparkling gems.

Create a card that will really impress your recipients. This colorful holiday greeting features ornaments that rise up off the background on thin sheets of foam board. Circles and ribbons complete the look. Best of all, like a special present, the card is all tied up with a red silky bow.

Materials and Tools
Green card stock cut to 12 x 6 inches
Glue
Red vellum
White-dotted green paper
Gold paper
Green paper
Gold eyelets (large and small) and setting tool
Ornament stickers
Gold ribbon
Self-adhesive crystals
Adhesive foam
Gold, green, and red circle stickers
3/16-inch hole punch
Red ribbon

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Craft a Christmas Garland from Cranberries, Popcorn, and Cookies

Make a charming, old-fashioned looking Christmas garland by stringing cranberries, popcorn, and glitter-covered cookies together.

What You Need:
Royal icing; food coloring
Star-shape purchased cookies
Edible glitter; fresh cranberries
Popcorn; 28-gauge silver wire
1/2-inch-wide satin ribbon, cut into 12-inch lengths

For directions, click here

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Holiday Appetizer Wreath

6 slices bacon
1/2 cup chive-and-onion cream cheese spread (from 8-oz container)
2 cans (8 oz each) Pillsbury® refrigerated crescent dinner rolls
2 cups Green Giant Select® frozen broccoli florets (from 14-oz bag), thawed, finely chopped and patted dry with paper towel
1/3 cup diced red bell pepper
1 egg, beaten
1 teaspoon sesame seed
Fresh rosemary, if desired

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Jolly Santa Cookies

1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon grated lemon peel
1 egg
2 tablespoons milk
2 cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup plus 2 tablespoons Betty Crocker® Rich & Creamy vanilla ready-to-spread frosting
3 tablespoons red sugar
18 miniature marshmallows
36 currants or semisweet chocolate chips
18 red cinnamon candies
3/4 cup shredded coconut

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