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Home for the holidays. Decorations to make that mix tradition and romantic style. (1) Finger-painted wrapping paper. (2) Paper spiral garlands and snowflakes. (3) Snowflake-embossed velvet album cover. (4) Paper lanterns as candle surrounds. (5) Christmas stocking with an organdy overlay, lace cuff and snowflake embellishment. (6) Crocheted lace and appliqued snowflakes to adorn purchased pillows.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1997 (v.75#12) pg. 95

Feliz navidad. Christmas trimmings inspired by traditions of Mexico. (1) Tin ornaments, gift tags and wax catcher. (2) Tin angel tree topper. (3) Rickrack tree skirt. (4) Cascadores. (5) Tin star wreath. (6) Tin can luminaries.
BETTER HOMES & GARDENS Dec 1999 (v.77#12) pg. 207, 96

Holiday doormats and matching luminaries to stencil. Doormats are made from short-nap carpet samples with bound edges. One is stenciled with NOEL and sprigs of holly in each corner. The second has a border of holly and a bow stenciled in the center. Luminaries are made from brown paper bags stenciled with holly and a letter on each to spell NOEL.
CRAFTS Jan 1992 (v.15#1) pg. 18, 43

Two-liter luminaries are made from plastic soda bottles. Holiday print napkins are used to decoupage the clear dome. Luminaries are lit with a cluster of five outdoor electric mini-lights.
CRAFTS Nov 1996 (v.19#11) pg. 18

Romantic hurricane globe is frosted and painted with a spray of lilacs and roses.
CRAFTS Feb 1998 (v.21#2) pg. 74

Two seashell projects that use center slices of strombus shells. (1) Suncatcher. (2) Butterfly votive screen.
CRAFTS Jul 1998 (v.21#7) pg. 22

How to make a luminaria from paper sack, sand, and short candle.
FLOWER & GARDEN Nov-Dec 1998 (v.42#6) pg. 44

Use a folding paper fan as a screen in front of a votive candle.
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Summer 1980 (v.25#2) pg. 93, 11

Counted cross-stitch candle screen features bands of snowflake, tree and heart motifs and the motto: "All hearts go home for Christmas, for love is always there."
McCALLS NEEDLEWORK & CRAFTS Dec 1989 (v.34#6) pg. 56, 100

Votive candle surround made from pine has cutouts on each side that are shaped like snowflakes.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #88 Jan 1996 (v.15#4) pg. 50, 33

Christmas luminarias are inspired by French paper lanterns. You just cut, fold, and glue.
SUNSET Dec 1990 (v.185#6) pg. 76

Luminarias are made from a pliable fiberglass material into which patterns have been cut.
SUNSET Jun 1992 (v.188#6) pg. 148

Luminarias for holiday tables. (1) Cornhusk. (2) Twig frame. (3) Grapevine wreath base holding oak leaves and birch twigs.
SUNSET Dec 1995 (v.195#6) pg. 84

Magic lanterns. Five easy-to-make luminarias. (1) Glimmer glasses covered with handmade rice paper or fiber paper. (2) Vase light filled with clear glass marbles. (3) Southwestern lights with cornhusk covering. (4) Zen candle bowl with small pebbles and floating candles. (5) Sand lamps made with flowerpots and hurricane-lamp chimneys.
SUNSET Jun 1997 (v.198#6) pg. 120

Lathe-turned hurricane lamp. The base is turned from a piece of firewood. The bark is left on for decoration.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL Nov-Dec 1991 (v.15#6) pg. 44

Aluminum foil candle surround is decorated by punching a cactus pattern into the foil.
WORKBASKET Jan 1990 (v.55#3) pg. 62