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Here is our pick of some of the best projects on CO+K last week:

Sew mini wallets, paint pretty Christmas baubles, make a spooky spider wreath from Halloween, use a map to cover a shelf, turn a scarf in to a skirt, dress up with bat ears, crochet cute flowers, bend a wire lamp shade, sew a scottie dog plushie, make your own crochet hooks, beautify yourself with an easy body scrub and rosewater, sew some felt Christmas decorations, knit mango mitts, make a clutch from tissue paper and revamp a sweater in to a drape front cardigan.

These personalised paper dolls are such a cute idea.

Check out the how-to from Nini Makes.

This armadillo cake is filled with red velvet cake, making it even more gory and delicious!

Check out the recipe from Modern Quilt Love »

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In a similar vein to the LOLCats and I Can Has Cheezburger books, Cake Wrecks by Jen Yates takes a look at when professional cakes go hilariously wrong.

Featuring a selection of cakes with typos, requests which were taken far too literally, icing disasters, frosting that looks like poo and extreme wedding cakes, you'll be laughing, gasping and trying not to be sick. Our favorites included a cake with the word "nothing" iced on (as in a cake with nothing on it), disturbing dead-looking baby cakes and Happy Berthday cakes.

Baking disasters are something that many crafters can relate to, but it really is a case of lost in translation for most of the cakes in the book and the fact that these mistakes were made by professionals just adds to the hilarity.

You can pick up a copy of the book from Andrews McMeel now.

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This fish-in-a-bag soap looks very convincing.

heck out the tutorial from Candletech.

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If you crave some girl scout cookies and they aren't calling, you can make your own.

Check out the recipe from Baking Bites.

Here is our pick of some of the best projects on CO+K last week:

Make retro fimo hearts, dye denim tights, turn junk mail in to jewellery, print and sew a messenger bag, crochet an easy coin purse, mold a zombie finger keyring, cover buttons, make an eyemask out of tshirt scraps, cook chocolate & pistachio sandwich biscuits and a waffle sandwich, make a mini match doll, sew a tshirt necklace, your own kawaii moldings, decorate a pirate cake, teach yourself to do skull make-up, drink DIY True Blood, make mosaics anywhere, decorate your walls with an Amanda Palmer rasterbation poster and make a Yoda hat.

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We love this take on retro alphabet fridge magnets - sew your own!

Check out the tutorial from Modern Quilt Love.

Here's a very sweet treat to brighten up your weekend, a super yummy looking chocolate caramel tart.

Check out the recipe from Lottie & Doof.

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Here's a more sophisticated take on Halloween pumpkins from Martha Stewart. Fill them with fairy lights for an elegant glow.

Check out the tutorial from Martha Stewart.

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