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13 Days of Halloween Fun!

Happy Sunday & Halloween Fun!  Have you heard of the 13 Days of Halloween at Kirstikoo Handmade? Kirsti has 13 days of cute Halloween projects from guest bloggers with fun tutorials like: And giveaways too!  And today I am sharing a tutorial on how to make a Halloween Luminary Tree.  Come over and see the ideas. Have a {Spooky} Day!   xoxo … [Read more...]

An Inexpensive, Feminine Gift Idea to make this Holiday Season!

Hi! Welcome to the First week of the Housewife Bliss Holiday Party! This is a wonderful collection of Holiday ideas by 10 fabulous bloggers who will be covering all the parts of How to Have a Successful Holiday Season. Today I want to talk about a really inexpensive, easy gift idea that you can make. And it can be customized so many ways.  Rolled Flower Brooches Once you start making … [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...]

{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...]

My take on a Modern Fall 3-D Wreath

I think Mod Podge might be the reason that I started blogging – LOL. I was on a mod podge kick and needed a place to keep my ideas. Over the years, I think I have tried decoupaging just about everything from frames and magnet boards to tables and trays to bar stools. I just can’t get enough of the stuff! In honor of one of my favorite crafting mediums, I came up with a little project — my … [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...]

Egg Decorating Ideas!

Have you decorated your eggs yet? Put away that store-bought dye kit and do something different this year! There are so many other ways to bling up your eggs. I just had to share some with you! Polka-Dot Glittered Easter Eggs @ Somewhat Simple Mock Decoupage Easter Eggs @ The DIY Dish Natural Dyed Easter Eggs @ The Adventures of an American Mum Fabric Decoupaged Eggs @ Mel … [Read more...]