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6 Tips to Make Easy Halloween Pillow Covers [And three Free Designs!]

6 Tips to create easy holiday pillow covers and three FREE designs too! I've sewn plenty of pillow covers in my time. And while they are fun to create, sometimes it's just easier to fast-track a project. Ikea pillow covers are so inexpensive and great quality. For the price - $4 for plain covers and $5 for stripes -they offer an easy way to create holiday pillows and they even have hidden … [Read more...]

Halloween Treat Boxes

Hi Everyone! Kiki from Kiki and Company here to share a fun Halloween idea with you. My kiddos (all 5 of them) LOVE Halloween. I love to throw little notes and treats in their lunches and can't wait to put these in there soon: How fun are these? A little gross and a lot of fun! ;) To make these cute boxes is super simple. … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Halloween Projects Part 2!

I'm always on the lookout for new Halloween ideas and decorations that I can make to really get into the spirit of the season! Here are... 20 DIY Halloween Projects from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Candy Corn Donuts @ I Dig Pinterest Paper Bag Broom @ Ribbons & Glue Candy Corn Lima Bean Wreath @ Made With Happy DIY Jack O' Lantern Signs @ House by Hoff … [Read more...]

Make a Whimsical Halloween Spider Wreath!

My kids and I had a fun time making this simple Halloween Spider Wreath! It's no sew and only takes a few minutes to put together!   Here's how to make it: … [Read more...]

Halloween Typography and Countdown Board!

Are you starting to think about decorating for Halloween?? I'm sharing one of my favorite Halloween projects today! I love my Halloween Typography and countdown board. It's a festive way to decorate AND it's fun for the kids to count down the days until Halloween!!   It's SO easy to make too!! … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 19 Halloween Party Ideas!

One of the best parts of October is going to Halloween gatherings around the neighborhood. I'm always on the lookout for new treats and decorations for these celebrations, so here are... 19 Halloween Party Ideas from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Mummy Twinkie Pops @ Love Bakes Good Cakes via I Dig Pinterest Jack o Lantern Cocktail @ Cooking with Curls Acorn Treat Bag @ … [Read more...]

10 Minute “Robber” Halloween Costume [and Free Cuttable File!]

Happy October 1st!! Halloween is coming up and I'm always curious to see what Ella wants to "be" for the holiday. Last year it was an elaborate Black and White Swan creature which was a little tricky to create. This year she decided that being a Robber would be the coolest idea. And it's perfect because this month the Michaels Makers challenge is costumes! So off to Michaels we went. I'll show … [Read more...]

How to Paint a Rug in Less Than an Hour [and free template]!

I'm SO thrilled to be part of Glidden's Colortopia team! If you've been reading my blog for long you know that I LOVE paint! And not only do I love a painted wall, I love to use paint on unusual surfaces. One of my favorite things to paint in the last few years has been rugs. I had a hard time finding the colors or patterns of rugs I wanted for different room projects so I started painting my … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 15 Free Halloween and Fall Printables!

October is finally just around the corner... one of my favorite times of the year for printables! Since you all shared so many excellent printables this week, here are... 15 Free Halloween and Fall Printables from this week's Link Party Palooza! * * * * * * Autumn Chalkboard Printable @ I Should Be Mopping the Floor Trick or Treat Printable @ Liz on Call Pumpkin Pie Sugar Scrub & … [Read more...]

Easy Halloween “Bat” Porch Decor

I'm getting my Halloween decorations out this weekend. One of my favorite parts of decorating is my front porch at the #1905Cottage. I was looking over some of the ways I've decorated it in the past to get inspired. Here's what it looked like last year with my BAT theme.  I got out my chevron bat wreath and my Halloween countdown calendar (with bats!). And then I added some new elements! I … [Read more...]