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[13 Oct 2015 | No Comment | 0 views]
Make a Frankenstein T-shirt

With Halloween right around the corner, it’s the perfect time to make this fun Frankenstein t-shirt! Amanda at Crafts by Amanda created the face by tracing circular objects and using a ruler to draw straight lines. No fancy-schmancy artistic skills needed! And once Halloween is over, it’s adorable for year-round wear too. [how to make a Frankenstein t-shirt]
Project estimate:

Green t-shirt, on hand or $1 and up
Fabric …

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[9 Oct 2015 | No Comment | 290 views]
Make a Candy Corn Bunting Banner

Crepe paper has a look that makes it absolutely perfect for Halloween decorating. Check out this idea from Linda at A Sweet Afternoon, who used crepe paper to make this cute candy corn bunting banner! The project is easy enough that it’s kid-friendly, and at the same time sophisticated enough to hang for a fancy Halloween party or incorporate into your seasonal home decor. [how to …

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[7 Oct 2015 | 2 Comments | 457 views]
Make Pine Cone Spiders

Fall is a great time for crafting with items from nature – why not work them into your Halloween crafts as well? Maria at Pastels & Macarons painted up some pine cones and turned them into these adorable spiders! This would be a great project to do in a classroom or with a scout troop. 

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[28 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 748 views]
Tutorial: Candy Corn Inspired Candles

A couple of weeks ago I was at the store and came across an endcap of clearance crafts supplies, including some DecoArt Americana Chalky Finish paint for 92 cents a bottle.  SCORE!  The colors I found are called delicate (yellow), inheritance (orange), and everlasting (white), and I knew immediately I wanted to use them to create a muted, subtle version of candy corn colors.
But should I …

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[22 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 718 views]
Make a Crepe Paper Halloween Wreath

If your Halloween decorating tastes run in the spooky-yet-sophisticated category, then this is a project you must see!  Over at Live Craft Love, Laura made this showstopping wreath out of unexpectedly simple materials – recycled cardboard and crepe paper streamers!  The texture of the crepe paper gives it a bit of extra spookiness – for a different look you could also try this technique with …

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[14 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make Your Own Dip Dyed Ribbon | 556 views]
Make Your Own Dip Dyed Ribbon

A fancy ribbon is a great touch to add to a beautifully wrapped gift or an endless variety of craft projects, but fancy ribbon can also be expensive.  That is, unless you make your own.  This gorgeous ribbon was made by Melissa at The Sweet Escape out of – get this – old bed sheets!  All you need to make some for yourself is plain fabric …

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[11 Sep 2015 | Comments Off on Make an Eyeball Halloween Wreath | 1,416 views]
Make an Eyeball Halloween Wreath

Have you started thinking about Halloween decor yet?  Only 7 weeks left until the end of October, and if you are a DIYer you know that it’ll sneak up on you way too fast if you don’t get a head start on your projects!  At See Vanessa Craft, Kiki from Kiki and Company shared how she made this spooky eyeball wreath using a free printable that …

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[9 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 908 views]
Make Novelty Push Pins

It’s no secret that we love novelty silicone ice cube trays.  They come in a ton of fun shapes and are really great tools for crafting!  Sara at Tell, Love and Party came up with yet another great idea for them: custom push pins!  She used a flamingo ice cube tray for hers, but with so many different shapes of ice cube trays out there …

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[8 Sep 2015 | One Comment | 1,258 views]
Make a Throw Pillow Tote Bag

So, you are wandering around a yard sale or thrift store, or past a clearance shelf at a box store, and you see a beautiful throw pillow.  And it’s CHEAP.  Cheaper than what you’d pay for that beautiful fabric it’s made of if you were to head to the craft store to buy it.  But it doesn’t really match your decor.  Or maybe you just …

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[31 Aug 2015 | One Comment | 1,108 views]
Make a Popsicle Stick Pumpkin

School is starting back up, the air is getting cooler, and bits of color are starting to show in the trees.  That means it’s time to start your fall crafting!  We’ve long been fans of the humble popsicle stick as one of our favorite craft supplies.  Check out how Menucha at Moms and Crafters used popsicle sticks to create this 3D pumpkin decoration.  These would …