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Bake This: Butter Cookie Owls

Send your guests home with something sweet and creative, like these tasty butter owl cookies by Heather Baird.

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Download and Carve Jack-o’-Lantern

Not a carving whiz? No problem! Create an enviable pumpkin with download-and-trace templates designed by Etsy artists.

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Make a Scary-Good Skeleton Cake This Halloween

There’s a creepy surprise inside this delicious red velvet cake.

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Three Modern Knit and Crochet Projects

Satisfy your need for knits.

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Make an (Edible!) Haunted House

Why should gingerbread houses get all the glory? This cookie-and-candy haunted mansion is wickedly welcoming.

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Intro to Needle Felting: Tips and Advice from Etsy Experts

Learn time-tested techniques from Etsy artists for this fun (and fuzzy) craft.

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Make Fairy Bread Cookies

Discover this bite-size take on a colorful (and irresistible) treat.

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Make DIY Nautical Knot Bracelets

Create a rope bracelet worthy of the high seas.

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Make Your Own Temporary Tattoos

With printable temporary tattoo paper, creating your own tattoo designs couldn’t be easier.

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Buy or DIY: Felt Pennants

Pay tribute to your favorite people, places and things with these clever buy-or-DIY pennant ideas.

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Buy or DIY: The Tassel Wall Hanging

Add dimension to your space with creative buy-or-DIY wall hanging ideas.

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Make a Crystal-Topped Jewelry Box

You don’t have to be an alchemist (or even a chemist) to create your own pretty crystals — and turn them into an undeniably precious present.

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Make Ice Pops for Your Pup

Help your dogs keep their cool with a tasty pup pop recipe from Heather Baird of Sprinkebakes.

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Show Your Pride With DIY Rainbow Cookies

Bonus: They taste as good as they look.

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A Fantastical Fairy House You Can Eat

Build a magical (and fully edible) hideaway using pantry essentials — and a dash of creativity.

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Make This: Tropical-Leaf Spring Wreath

Get creative with this front-door DIY by author and crafter Amanda Kingloff.

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Mother’s Day Craft: DIY Rope Vase

Use embroidery floss and rope to create a stunning DIY vase.

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DIY Botanical Decor: How to Bleach-Dye Fabric at Home

This unexpected technique lets you create unique patterned textiles using shapes found in nature.

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DIY Nursery Decor: Modern Diorama Wall Hanging

Decorate your nursery with a DIY diorama inspired by Matisse’s cutouts.

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Baby Shower Craft: DIY Fabric-Wrapped Hangers

Tired of the usual baby shower games? Entertain your guests with this adorable (and actually useful!) craft project.

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Make Coloring Book Cookies

Two stress-busting activities (baking and coloring) come together in a cookie unlike any other.

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