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How to: Give a Gaudy Glitter Reindeer a Classy Papier-Mache Makeover

by Chris Gardner

created at: 12/13/2012

'Twas a few weeks before Christmas 2011, when I discovered the might glory of the craft store glitter reindeer. I had so much fun hacking these glam-covered beasts into something a little less insane, that I wanted to rescue this elegant species from their harsh coats of coarse, uneven glitz again this year. Last year, I came up with a trick for removing the factory glitter and replacing it with something more refined. This year, I...

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How to: Make Easy DIY Tabletop Christmas Trees

by Chris Gardner

created at: 12/11/2012

Last holiday season, I had so much fun experimenting with sprayable glitter (see: here, and here, here, & here), that this year, it nearly didn't feel like Christmas unless I busted out the glitz again. But then, when a friend asked if I had any ideas to make some super easy, small woodland-style Christmas trees for a centerpiece, I knew exactly what to do. 

So, here's how to make a whole forrest of tabletop winter...

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Roundup: 15 DIY Paper Holiday Decor Projects

by Craftmel

Paper Holiday Decor

Papier. Papel. Carta. Papper. Paper.  No matter how you say it, it's our favorite material for turning out some creative and unique Christmas-time decor with a little folding, cutting, or gluing. Here are 15 ideas to get you started!  

1. Origami Star, from Home by Linn

2. 6-Point Stars, by Kate's Creative Space

3. Paper Star Wreath, by Sinnenrausch

Paper Holiday Decor

4. Origami Stars for Garlands...

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Make It: DIY Stick Horses

by Matt Allison

created at: 12/07/2012

As a child I recall gallivanting around the room on my sticky steed, imaging that I was being chased by a band of thieves hellbent on my capture. These were simpler times, times I cherish and those memories came flooding back on discovering this fantastic craft project.  

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Roundup: 35 DIY Holiday Gift Tag and Topper Ideas

by Capree K

created at: 12/06/2012

Yesterday, I shared a few of my favorite DIY gift wrap ideas. Well, you can't leave those gifts undressed and naked! Here are 35 gift tag and gift topper ideas that are sure to offer the perfect finishing touch to your holiday gifts this year. Enjoy!     

1. Fabric Poppy Gift Topper

2. Pyramid Box with Tissue Paper Pom Pom

3. Modern Paper Gift Tags

created at: 12/06/2012

4. Felt Monogram Ornament Tag

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