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postheadericon How to Create a Turkey Napkin Holder

How to Create a Turkey Napkin Holder

This is a fun little kids’ project for Thanksgiving. With just a hanger, some paper and scissors, you can make a turkey napkin holder for that Thanksgiving feast! Steps 1 Cut the piece of construction paper into the shape of a turkey’s “tail” or “train” as shown. It should take up the whole piece of construction paper. 2 Trace the shape you just cut and on another piece of construction paper, trace it, and cut it out so that now you have two shapes. 3 Make the turkey’s head. Cut…

postheadericon How to Apply a Ribbon to a Picture Frame

How to Apply a Ribbon to a Picture Frame

Need a last-minute present for a good friend? Follow these steps for a great gift that someone will cherish for a long time. Steps 1 Get your picture and put it in the frame. 2 Find your ribbon. 3 Take your ribbon and lay it on one of the bottom corners. 4 Take the two ends of the ribbon and cross them behind the frame. 5 Pull the ribbons up near the opposite corner and tie them in a bow. 6 (This is optional). Place the frame in a bag…

postheadericon How to Create a Personal Quote Gift Calendar on PrintedOwl.com

How to Create a Personal Quote Gift Calendar on PrintedOwl.com

A Personal Quote Desktop Calendar makes a thoughtful personalized gift. The custom calendar may start on any date and features 313 custom tear-off pages (Mon-Fri plus weekend) bound to a desktop easel stand. You may select and style a cover page. You may add a personalized quote, message or narrative for each calendar date. The custom start date, cover and personalized date quotes offer a unique gift experience for the gift recipient. Steps 1 Go online to PrintedOwl.com and select the details link for the Personal Quote Desktop Calendar. Register…

postheadericon How to Create a Personal Prayer of Thanks for Thanksgiving

How to Create a Personal Prayer of Thanks for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a US holiday celebrating the voyage of the Pilgrims and a time to cherish and reflect upon what you are thankful for. Sometimes though, finding things in your life to be truly thankful for is difficult task – and almost seems like a chore. This is why creating a personal prayer of thanks is useful. It helps you to realign your thoughts and become comfortable with yourself, your life, and your family. You don’t have to be be Christian, or belong to any other religion to create your…

postheadericon How to Create a Personal Gift for a Baby

How to Create a Personal Gift for a Baby

Gifts that someone takes the time to make are always special, even if the gift is already a finished product and you’re just adding a special touch. This gift idea is surely going to delight a new mom and dad. 1 Gather together the items listed in the “Things You’ll Need” section. 2 Learn the baby’s full name, date of birth, height (meaning inches) and weight at birth. 3 Practice writing the information about the baby on a piece of paper, in your very best printed handwriting style. 4 Choose…

postheadericon How to Create an Original Costume

How to Create an Original Costume

Ever been invited to a costume party, or Halloween rolls around and you don’t know what you want to be? well in this easy to follow guide, you can guarantee an original costume, that’s sure to draw attention. 1 Start collecting cardboard boxes and tubes now. These will always come in handy. 2 Select a kind of costume: this is possibly the most vital part of creating your costume but sometimes it is also the hardest. Sometimes the theme for your fancy dress is already set, e.g. you must be…

postheadericon How to Create an Inventory of Christmas Decorations

How to Create an Inventory of Christmas Decorations

Is the thought of decorating the tree and the house overwhelming you each Christmas holiday season because you don’t know what you have and where? Why not consider making an inventory of your Christmas decorations on the computer that can be drawn up in a jiffy and worked through as you decorate? Steps 1 Do this after Christmas. It’s the best time because all of your decorations are out and as you pack them up to put back in storage, this should be the same time that you create your…

postheadericon How to Create an Ipod Halloween Costume

How to Create an Ipod Halloween Costume

If you really love iPods and want to try something new and creative for Halloween, this wikiHow is for you. Steps 1 Get a box that is at least a little more than half covering your body. Something that ends right above the knees is long enough. Go down farther than the knees and it will look a little bad and you can barely walk. iPods are thin, small, and convenient, so your costume shouldn’t be really wide and tall. Also, please make it fat enough to sit down but…

postheadericon How to Create a Manga Gift for Someone

How to Create a Manga Gift for Someone

Do you have a friend who just loves manga? Here is an article that will help you create the perfect manga for that person. Steps 1 Decide what kind of manga you’re going to do. Will it be romantic? Full of action? Romantically full of action? Popular examples of manga are: Kingdom Hearts, Yotsuba&!, Sailor Moon, etc. 2 Come up with a catchy title. Be creative, and make sure it relates to the story. For example, Vampire Knight will be about vampires, of course. 3 Think of your characters. Make…

postheadericon How to Create a Last Minute Halloween Costume Out of Household Items

How to Create a Last Minute Halloween Costume Out of Household Items

Eight Methods:Ghostly Outfit Skeleton OutfitVampire OutfitPumpkin OutfitWerewolf OutfitWitch Outfit Devil OutfitCat OutfitCommunity Q&A If you’ve left your Halloween costume to the last minute or just want to DIY, then try these ideas, that can get you on the street trick or treating — or off to a party. Most people have the supplies for these costumes options available right at home, and if not, a quick trip to the thrift or discount store can help you get you dressed up in no time. Steps Method 1 Ghostly Outfit 1 Gather…