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More ideas from elaine
mmmcrafts: partridges and pears.  These remind me of the Better Homes and Gardens ones I did when I was a kid - with less sequins - very nicely done.

mmmcrafts: partridges and pears. PDF pattern (for purchase) for detailed and beautiful wool felt ornaments. Some year I need to start thinking about this before December!

Good idea for stairs leading to a finished basement or attic/loft, especially a children's library and play area!

These would make an awesome staircase to an attic. I would love to see some Harry Potter books on there. This would also be cool with movie titles on it as well. I love this staircase--- more folks should do stuff like this.

Fill in any large gouges or scrapes, and sand the entire floor lightly.  Use nearly any paint on the floor, but if you're concerned about it rubbing off with traffic, talk to the people in the paint store/department.  you can also get clear acrylic sealer to paint over the floor once it's dried and cured, it'll protect the paint job.

I would never paint hardwoods, but maybe our concrete porch floor? (can get clear acrylic sealer to paint over the floor once it's dried and cured to protect the paint job)