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Reduce, Reuse, Rejoice! Homemade Holiday Ornaments

Cook up a fresh holiday look without breaking the bank or increasing the size of your carbon footprint.
By Ken Hoyt
November/December 2009
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Our tree shines with these paper globe and scented cookie decorations.
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Cook up a fresh holiday look without breaking the bank or increasing the size of your carbon footprint. Here are three ideas that can fill a tree or a glass bowl with handmade and whimsical charm.

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