Wednesday, October 29, 2014


Decorative Pumpkins!

Supplies for Pumpkin #1:  pumpkin, adhesive gem designs, giant spider (or any other creepy topper), black twist-tie
Directions for Pumpkin #1:  Clean pumpkin with warm water and mild soap, dry.  Adhere gems in a consistent pattern to your liking. Attach spider to the pumpkin stem using a black twist tie.

Supplies for Pumpkin #2:  black acrylic paint, paintbrush, sparkly fall leaves, straight pins
Directions for Pumpkin #2:  Clean pumpkin with warm water and mild soap, dry.  Apply black paint all over and let dry.  Use straight pins to attach leaves to pumpkin.

Glowing Spiders Nest!

Supplies:  Mason jar, cotton balls, cheese cloth, giant spider, 4-5 small spiders, glow stick, glue gun
Directions:  Fill the Mason jar with cotton balls, place smaller spiders inside around the jar.  Snap the glow stick to activate it and place it in the very middle.  Put the inner lid on and place 4 square-shaped layers of cheese cloth on it.  Screw on the other part of the lid.  Hot glue the giant spider to the top.

Saturday, October 11, 2014


 STAMP:  Hallowhimsy Collection skull from imaginisce
PAPER:  Halloween text paper by Making Memories "Spooky Alley" paper pad
INK:  ala mode by Hampton Art in White
OTHER:  Googly eyes, Stickles glitter glue, clear embossing powder

STAMP:  haunted house by Craftsmart
PAPER:  lavender grid patterned paper by Greenbrier International Inc., purple dots recycled product packaging, neon orange paper by Riverside Paper Company
INK:  StazOn in Jet Black
OTHER:  Googly eyes

STAMP:  cat & pumpkin unknown, "October 31" by Unity
PAPER:  Making Memories "Spooky Alley" paper pad
OTHER:  glitter glue, orange ribbon, decorative scissors

STAMP:  "Hello Pumpkin" owl stamp by Unity
PAPER:  floral paper by American Crafts "Crate Paper" pack, polka-dot paper by MME "Sunshine" paper pad
OTHER:  sunflower shape from "Folk Art Festival" Cricut cartridge, 2-1/2" circle punch, "Charles" embossing folder by Cricut Cuttlebug