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The holidays are a great time to introduce some handmade charm into the home, through DIY gifts, hand-crafted decor, and homemade snacks and sweets. We've rounded up 8 simple projects that would fit in well in a modern home. Click below for projects and links to step-by-step instructions...

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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
From Real Simple: Felt Holiday Placemats (Photo: FilzFelt)
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(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
(Image credit: Apartment Therapy )
From Martha: Covered Matchboxes
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From design*sponge: Modern Paper Ornaments

For more craft projects, check our How-To Archives.

Top Photo: Rachel's Repurposed Mid-Century Place