Sorry if I'm rushing the holiday, but I LOVE Halloween. I don't even care if the stores start putting out their spooky wares in August. Bring on the ghosts and goblins, baby! Which brings me to these less-scary but super-cute Candy Corn Marshmallow People. If you think the combo might taste a little weird, don't worry. The candy corn effect is made using white chocolate—thanks to some orange and yellow food coloring. Dee-lightful! … Continue Reading
It's never too early to talk Halloween. At least not according to me and Kristen who shares her 15 favorite and FREE Halloween Fonts. Just looking at the list gets me jazzed for my favorite holiday! Fly on over to Ella Claire Inspired for the entire roundup and links to each.
My Favorite Free Halloween Fonts [EllaClaire Inspired]
While kids are in a candy-induced coma, take inventory of their haul and see if they have what it takes to make these delicious post-Halloween treats that everyone can… Continue Reading
Kimberly had a glass pumpkin-shaped cookie jar, much like the one pictured above, and decided to give it the mercury glass treatment a la Pottery Barn. She used Krylon's Looking Glass spray paint. Here's what her cookie jar… Continue Reading
Yesterday I saw a little boy walking the aisles of the co-op sporting a pair of faux vampire teeth. I've never understood their appeal, as, if I remember correctly, they kinda hurt your mouth. Better use of them would be to make Martha's Fang Pumpkins (aka Drac-o'-Lanterns).… Continue Reading
Yesterday's roundup of Zombie crafts and treats left me with a craving. Not for human flesh but for some Zombie jewelry. This pin (or necklace) is incredibly easy to make with sculpting clay (like Fimo, Sculpy, etc.) and is a perfect nod to the undead this Halloween.
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Why yes, another spider web craft! These colorful webs are intricate, but easily done by kirigami- a form of origami that involves cutting the paper as well. These webs only require paper and scissors, but when I first saw them I imagined them being a Halloween banner, strung in a mobile, altered to be name tags for a Halloween party, or even mod-podged on blocks to make festive coasters for those cup-wielding Halloween fans. And… Continue Reading
Ah, Halloween. The time to show off all sorts of creepy things in various apothecary jars. Which, if done with actual glass jars, can become quite costly- unless, of course, you discover a clever and inexpensive way to fake it. Can you guess what these bell jars were in their former… Continue Reading
This weekend was the annual Zombie Pub Crawl in Minneapolis/St. Paul where people dress and make up like Zombies and party like it's the apocalypse. An event for hardcore Zombie lovers, to be sure. For the rest of us who celebrate the undead in more restrained way, here are ten crafts and treats to… Continue Reading
This free black and white gift wrap, while created for Halloween, could definitely be used year-round! On top of that, you can even print it out to use as a poster or wall art! That's a whole lot of awesome, people.… Continue Reading
Cross stitch DIY ideas have been popping up on Pinterest and around the web a lot these last few months, so why not incorporate this DIY trend into the holidays this year? Halloween is right around the corner and this project is the perfect one to get you started on a cross stitch… Continue Reading
Looking for some no-carve pumpkin ideas? You've hit the motherlode, my friend! We've rounded up 25 awesome, modern, and totally clever pumpkin decorating projects that won't leave you with a sticky pile of pumpkin guts to clean up in the end. Sounds good, right? Read on!… Continue Reading
One pumpkin is great, but multiple stacked pumpkins are even better. Pumpkin topiaries started getting popular a few years back, and it's no wonder. They are perfect for front entries as they add instant holiday fun without too much fuss. If you haven't boarded the pumpkin topiary bandwagon yet, these six… Continue Reading