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13 Days of Halloween Fun!

Happy Sunday!  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...]