Halloween Crafts for Kids: Craft Stick Spiderwebs


Are you getting your Halloween decor out yet?  The weather has just turned in my neck of the woods, and we’re just starting to think about Halloween crafts!  These spiderweb Halloween crafts for kids are super fun. The kids will love helping to create these webs using craft sticks and yarn.  You can hang them up or place them in vignettes for easy decor. Supplies needed to make your own spiderweb Halloween crafts for kids: 4.5 inch Wood Craft Sticks Silver Paint and {Read More}

Spooky Halloween DIY Candles


It’s my favorite time of the year! Even though the weather says it’s still summer I’m ready for pumpkins, bats, and ghosts! I’ve been holding back on starting Halloween crafts for about a month and I’m ready to start decorating now that Halloween is only a month and a half away. This year, I’m keeping up with my black and white decorating theme. Today, I’m sharing the latest addition to my Halloween DIY vignette. These Halloween DIY vinyl candles are {Read More}

Make Your Own Soap: Tips and Tricks for Beginners

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It’s one of our favorite hostess or house warming gifts: a basket with a few household essentials and fun gifts like soap, cooking or cleaning utensils, a bottle of wine and more. To make it even more fun, make your own soap as part of the gift! You can personalize soap in a few different ways, using the favorite scents, colors and even flower petals of your gift recipient. Creating your own soap is a nice way to stay natural, too, {Read More}

DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations: Hanging Mummy Ghost


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


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


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}