DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations: Hanging Mummy Ghost

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What do you do when Pottery Barn has an amazing Halloween mummy ghost but it is $99??!?!  You make it yourself.  I couldn’t afford to pay that much for seasonal decor but I could afford to get the items from Consumer Crafts and whip up DIY outdoor Halloween decorations myself in just minutes! My mummy ghost DIY outdoor Halloween decorations version is above and you can compare with the Pottery Barn original below.  Not an exact replica but scary enough {Read More}

Pottery Barn Kids Inspired DIY Halloween Bat Chandelier

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I love to decorate for Halloween, and I prefer decor that is spooky but not scary.  This fun DIY Halloween bat chandelier, inspired by a piece from Pottery Barn Kids, is perfect for a Halloween party or just for decorating for the holiday. I used felt instead of paper, so you can display your DIY Halloween chandelier outside, too.  Wouldn’t this be fun on your front porch? Supplies needed to make your own DIY Halloween bat chandelier: 12 inch Metal {Read More}

Halloween Crafts: 3D Pumpkin and Cheese Cloth Ghosts

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I am a sucker for cute Halloween crafts – especially ghosts! Speaking of “suckers” that is exactly what you will need to make these cute little Halloween crafts spooks! I will show you how a simple Dum-Dum lollipop can transform some cheese cloth into these adorable ghosts. As a bonus, you will learn how to create the 3D pumpkin from some cardstock scraps. Let’s get busy! Supplies needed to make your own Halloween crafts: Cheese Cloth Fabric Stiffener Core’dinations Tim Holtz {Read More}

Spectrum Noir Tutorial: How To Stain Wood Using Markers

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Spectrum Noir alcohol ink markers blend so beautifully on paper that I thought it would be fun to try them out on wood in this Spectrum Noir tutorial! The result is a custom, vibrantly stained project that was really fun to create! Here is all you need to give this Spectrum Noir tutorial a go! Spectrum Noir tutorial for wood staining supplies: Spectrum Noir (Alcohol Ink) Markers, in a variety of colors Spectrum Noir Blender Pen (or cotton swabs, and {Read More}

20 Fall Crafts for Kids

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Fall is a great time to get together with the kids and create something special! We have collected 20 of our favorite Fall crafts for kids to share with you for some inspiration. We’ve rounded up a variety of crafts including pumpkins, turkeys, apples, leaves, owls – you name it! There’s something for everyone! If you find a craft below that you would like to try, simply click on the image, or the link above, to view the full tutorial. Enjoy! {Read More}

DIY Witch Hat: A “Witch-y” Headband

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Witches are a staple in Halloween-y costumes. I was a witch last year. I intend on being one this year, too. It’s a costume that can build on things I already have on my wardrobe. Long black skirt? Check. Black shirt? Check. Broom? Got it. Witchy attitude? Pffft…. if need be, I can bring it. But the hat is something you need to complete the outfit! And for just a few bucks and five minutes of your time, you can whip up {Read More}