Category Archives: Halloween

Halloween Crafts

Halloween Collage

Here are a few last minute Halloween craft ideas to squeeze in before the big day.

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Halloween Bookmarks

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There is plenty of evidence that vampires and their ilk are invading every corner of our lives. October is their time to come out and play, and making bookmarks is a great way to explore the spooky world of Halloween with kids of all ages.

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Haunted House Cut Out

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Come with us on a journey to the dark side, where haunted houses are filled with spooky characters, lurking behind windows and doors.

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Chestnut Eyes

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Chestnut trees are evil mess makers, depositing sticky red things, white flowers, chestnuts and leaves, in a cycle that never seems to end. The only positive thing has been transforming the chestnuts into these really cool Halloween eyeballs, inspired by a fabulous image from Simon Clarke. Continue reading

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Halloween Rocks

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Of course it does! And here’s an easy way for kids to help out with the festivities, by making some fun and easy decorations of their own.

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Halloween Coasters

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It may only be September, but Halloween is in the air. It’s already been heavily promoted in a number of stores since August, which seems a little early, but trust the retail world to try and squeeze a few more dollars out of us. I’m jumping right in with this coaster project, which involves using Halloween inspired vintage images, transferred onto wooden bases.

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Halloween Planter Decorations

P1190280A few weeks spent going through twenty years worth of things stored in my basement, made me realize just how much crap we humans like to hang on to. I did come across a few salvageable items like these spiral obelisks, which were given a second life just in time for Halloween. A fresh coat of paint, a selection of skulls, and a nice assortment of bloody human parts did the trick.

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