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Fall Project — Ruffled Fabric Pumpkins!

 Who says pumpkins have to be orange? I have loved seeing the fabric pumpkins floating around blogland right now. I wanted to make some fabric pumpkins and add some ruffles. Everything looks better with ruffles, right? LOL. Here's what I came up with.  I love how bright and happy they are!!  Here's what you need: Fabric -- I used Canvas for two pumpkins, … [Read more...]

Bonus Saturday {Halloween} Giveaway!


 The Weekend Wrap Up Party is in full swing!  There are over 300 projects linked up so far. I spent a few hours last night looking through the ideas and WOW - amazing!!!  I will be doing a Great Ideas post later on today.  Kellie from This Blessed Nest {one of my favorite blogs, btw} offered to give away one of her adorable, embellished BOO Halloween Bags. I knew you guys would love … [Read more...]

{Creepy} Halloween Specimen Art w/printable


  I am sure you have all seen the Ali Edward's Awesome Butterfly Art. Genius, pure genius.    I had one of those nights the other night where all I did was dream about projects. Craaaazy! And when I woke up I wanted to make a project similar to this but with a Halloween theme.  So I headed off to Michael's to see what kind of frames I could find.  And it was my lucky day -- all of their … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Reversible Candy Corn Bunting!


I love my Ruffled Burlap Pennant, but wanted to make something kind of Fall-ish and festive for this season. I thought Candy Corn would be fun since it's the same shape as a pennant and reminds me of Fall. I bought some cotton material in orange and yellow and then used some left over canvas from my Halloween Pennant Pillows for the fabric. Supplies: Orange, yellow and white fabric … [Read more...]

Special {Halloween} Giveaway!!!


update -- Giveaway closed. The winner is Hillary @ The Browns. Congratulations!! Halloween Count Down To Candy Advent Calendar We want to help you get to the fun stuff faster...CRAFTING Kids love changing the numbers on this as they anticipate the big day of SUGAR OVERLOAD and costumes! We are giving 3 of these kits away to 1 lucky reader! 3 Count Down to Candy Kits! We sold these on … [Read more...]

{Happy} Halloween Wreath Tutorial


 Have I mentioned that I love Halloween - lol? I do -- but I don't really care for the gruesome, bloody side of Halloween decor. I like to keep my Halloween cute and lighthearted. I was trying to come up with a new Halloween Wreath and really wanted to make something with polka dots -- you know how I love those. Plus some glitter -- nothing says Halloween like glitter :) I had a Dollar Store … [Read more...]

Painted Halloween Pennant Pillow Tutorial


{Say that 10 times fast - lol!} As you might have guessed - I LOVE Halloween! There's something so fun about black and orange decorations and dressing up every year! So in honor of one of my favorite holidays, I'd like to share a little project. **Painted Halloween Pennant Pillows**   I had some pillow forms that I wanted to use. So I took those pillow forms and added 1 inch to each … [Read more...]

Guest Project — DIY {Halloween} Candelabra


  Hi all, I'm Sandra from Sawdust and Paper Scraps.  I'm super excited to be here to share a little project with you.   Thanks for having me Jen. Halloween is a my daughter's favorite holiday and she wants to decorate as soon as she sees the stores all decked out with their Spooky goods (which pretty much happens in July these days.) I tell her we have to wait until October … [Read more...]

{Spooky Subway Art}


The other day I had my friend Sarah from Alpine Poppy and her daughter over for a Girl's Subway Art Day. We had a wonderful time chatting and making some Subway Art projects! I made a Spooky Halloween one using a board I had in my garage from my Laundry Room project {more details on that coming up this week!} It was great fun! A Girls Craft Day is a great way to get projects done while having … [Read more...]

New Pillow, Cupcakes and Halloween Parade

I made this saying into a pillow. I think it's funny. I used some soft houndstooth with the burlap.  {making the cupcake wrappers} I was so inspired from all of those Halloween treats I posted about uesterday. When the kids got home from school we made some cupcakes and used the free printables and cupcake wrapper templates. We took some over to our new neighbors but they weren't home … [Read more...]