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[28 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 425 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 | 1,540 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 | 662 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 | 3,698 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.

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[24 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 472 views]
Make a Paper Straw Bunting

Have you seen that Dollar Tree has paper straws for Halloween?  I got super excited when I saw them on the shelf and immediately threw a pile of them into my cart.  And now I need to figure out what I am going to do with all of them…  So maybe I will make one of these adorable paper straw buntings from Jeran at Oleander …

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[23 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 360 views]
Make Piñata Costume Shoes

Here’s a costume idea that’s perfect for those of you who want to dress up for Halloween but not wear a full costume:  piñata shoes!  Pair these fun shoes with a shirt that says “candy”, or pin wrapped candy to your shirt and pants.  These costume shoes are easy to make, and everyone who sees them can’t help but smile!

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Shoes, on hand
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[22 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 1,345 views]
Make a Spiderweb Hat

Halloween spookiness meets old Hollywood glamour with this fun DIY spiderweb hat from Angie at Little Inspiration!  All it takes is a little strategically twisted wire.  Dollar Tree often carries floral wire in several assorted colors, and you can also find it inexpensively at most craft stores in an even wider variety of colors.  You could even take it a step father and use tulle …

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[21 Sep 2014 | One Comment | 512 views]
Make Simple Apple Hoop Art

It’s apple season!  The harvest has begun, and school is also back in session, so if there is any time of the year when you have a ton of good reasons to do apple crafts, it’s now!  These embroidery hoop apples from Kelly at Live Laugh Rowe are super cute and also super easy – you could quickly make a bunch of them to decorate …

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[20 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 673 views]
Make Ghost Leaf Bags

Pretty soon it’ll be raking season.  Once those leaves start coming down, what are you going to do with them?  Before you haul them off to compost, why not decorate your yard for Halloween with a few of these fun ghosts?  Jaime at Everyday Art fashioned them out of pain white garbage bags!  Make a couple, or whip up a whole army of them – …

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[19 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 632 views]
Make a Button Bracelet

Buttons, buttons, buttons.  Every crafter has them laying around somewhere, right?  Over the years I have inherited several jars worth of them – more than I will ever conceivably need for garment making or repair purposes.  So, what can you do with all of those extras?  Johanna Rundel turned some brightly colored buttons into this cute, stretchy bracelet!  The instructions are in German, but the …

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[18 Sep 2014 | No Comment | 2,165 views]
10 Upcycled Scarf Ideas for Fall

The official first day of fall is only a few days away! That means it’s time for tights, boots, and scarves! If you could use a new scarf or two in your fall wardrobe, try one of these upcycled scarf ideas to create one on the cheap.