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[11 Oct 2014 | One Comment | 1,370 views]
Make a Glowing Skulls Lantern

My Halloween decor tends to center largely around skeletons and skulls – I even have a couple of skull themed pieces that stay out year-round as part of my regular decor.  (What can I say?  I have very eclectic taste!)  So it’s no surprise that I am totally in love with this bony candle lantern by Susan at Oh My! Creative.  Inspired by a similar …

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[7 Oct 2014 | 2 Comments | 872 views]
Tutorial: Bewitching Door Mat for Halloween

Whether decorating for Halloween or hosting a “Wizard of Oz” party, this fun welcome mat is great way for guests to make an entrance at your door!  This quick and simple to make project was inexpensive, too, thanks to $1 purchases at Dollar Tree.
I love to decorate for Halloween, but I don’t like gory decor.  I like my Halloween decor to be a little spooky …

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[3 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 724 views]
Make Ghost Pudding Cups

Give after school snacks or party treats a spooky twist with these quick and easy ghost pudding cups!  Kristi from I Should Be Mopping the Floor whipped these up by simply adding a fun ghost face to each cup.  You can use vanilla pudding for this project, or check out her post which includes a recipe for making white chocolate raspberry pudding instead – YUM!

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[1 Oct 2014 | No Comment | 1,082 views]
6 Fascinating Halloween Ideas: Headbands & Treat Buckets

Want to dress up for Halloween in an understated way? How about a fun Halloween fascinator headband? I have created three different looks for the Live.Craft.Love blog: A creepy spider, a fanciful bat headband, and a bird’s nest. Each of these headbands takes less than 15 minutes to make! Find out more: [3 Halloween Headbands]

I also created three different custom treat buckets for Halloween: a …

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[30 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 903 views]
Tutorial: Halloween Decor using Temporary Tattoos

I have to give my five year old credit for this discovery.  One day, she and her cousin went to town with temporary tattoos, applying them to plastic toys, clothing, shoes, etc.  I was surprised to see how well the tattoos adhered to plastic and fabric, and it made me want to try it for myself.  So I did, and I love the possibilities!
 
I used …

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[29 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 553 views]
Make Glitter Spider Pins

You know that around here we love our silicone ice cube tray crafts. So when I spotted a new one with spiders and spiderwebs on the shelf at Dollar Tree in this year’s Halloween selections, I got a little giddy – especially when I had the idea to pour the spiders with two contrasting colors of glittery resin! I’ve used these kind of ice cube …

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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 435 views]
Make Mummy Balloons

If you’re throwing a Halloween party, chances are you’ve already got balloons and crepe paper streamers on your shopping list.  Make sure you grab some googly eyes too, because then you’ll be able to make these adorable mummy balloons from Haeley at Design Improvised.  Make sure you stop by her blog and check out her entire series of balloon decorating ideas – this mummy is …

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[27 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 1,673 views]
Make a Wood Slice Pumpkin

Yesterday at Dollar Tree I grabbed several of the little foam pumpkins.  I’m not sure what I am doing with them yet, but I bought them as soon as I saw them because the good holiday stuff usually sells out pretty fast, and I didn’t want to miss out on them!  So now I’ve been keeping an eye out for pumpkin inspiration, and that’s how …

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[26 Sep 2014 | 2 Comments | 710 views]
Make Mini Donut Spiders

We’re total suckers for innovative ideas that we haven’t seen before, and we kinda fell in love with this one!  Autumn from It’s Always Autumn turned mini chocolate donuts into cute lil’ spiders, complete with edible legs and eyes.  They’re sure to be a big hit at any Halloween party, with your family, or with your coworkers!  You could also substitute other small baked goods if …

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[25 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 3,765 views]
10 Halloween Party Treats to Make at Home

Are you planning a Halloween party this year? You don’t want to spend all of that time making a costume and decorations, then just stick a jar of salsa and bag of chips out for snacking, right? Here are lots of sweet – and a few savory – ideas for your ghoulish spread.