Category: Halloween Crafts

Oct 25

3 Minute Pumpkin DIY

Pumpkin carving has become a traditional activity used to celebrate the upcoming of Halloween for many years now. The uprising of pumpkin patches in local neighborhoods and grocery stores have made finding a perfectly plump pumpkin an easy task. However, the actual carving part is another story. Cutting through a meaty, bulky pumpkin can be …

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Oct 13

DIY Halloween Costume: Autumn Faun Part One

Are you looking for a Halloween costume that is unique, inexpensive, and eye-catching? Try being an “Autumn Faun” this year! With only 6 household items, you’ll be able to create a floral head piece worthy of extra candy. The great thing about this project: it takes about 20 minutes to make and is really affordable. Don’t …

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Sep 01

Halloween Gourd Friends

Fall has arrived and pumpkins have arrived with it but today, I’m not really looking at the pumpkins.  Instead, I am looking at the cute little bags of gourds that are lining the produce section of your local grocery store. Usually, these little treats are found in a bag of about 12 gourds.  They are …

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Jul 25

Halloween Grab Bags

by Sirena Van Schaik People often say, “Halloween, it’s just about the candy,” and although I often agree with them on some level, I don’t really think it is a bad thing. To me, Halloween is one of the truly whimsical holidays around. There is no deep meaning, although there is a history, and children …

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Jul 23

Craft Projects: Lifesized Frankenstein

Wooooooo! The wind howled through the trees and warned of all the evil thrills that graced the night. It was Halloween and everyone from spooks to mice were excited by the events that would unfold… Of course it isn’t Halloween yet but I thought I would kick off the Halloween crafts early, since I need …

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Jan 17

Kids’ Crafts: Create Spooky Peanut Spiders

(NC)—Making these creepy critters together is a great family activity – and they’re sure to scare off all the ghosts and goblins on Halloween. Spooky Peanut Spiders Materials: Whole peanut, in-shell Black marker Two 12″ (30 cm) pipe cleaners, orange Scissors White glue Clear tape Directions: Carefully open peanut, ensuring each half shell is intact. …

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Nov 24

Halloween Crafts: Ghost Ornaments & Coffee Filter Bats

Eye of newt, and toe of frog, Wool of bat, and tongue of dog, Adder’s fork, and blind-worm’s sting, Lizard’s leg, and owlet’s wing, For a charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. -William Shakespeare Some of the best craft projects can be made from common household items, and here we’ll learn …

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Oct 25

Haunted Gingerbread House

  (NC)-If you are looking for a ghoulish Halloween activity everyone can enjoy, why not create a peanut-free Haunted Gingerbread House? Decorated with Nestlé Fav*rites peanut-free treats, it’s not only safe for children who have peanut allergies, it’s also spooktacularily fun to make! Haunted Gingerbread 1 1/2 cups shortening 375 ml 1 1/2 cups sugar …

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Oct 04

Do-it-Yourself Tricks and Treats for Halloween Party Hosts

(BPT) – Decorating for an All Hallows’ Eve monster bash can be frightful … for hosts. From the invitations and decor to the entertainment and favors, it can be quite an undertaking. But there’s no need to fret. You can haunt your Halloween party with easy do-it-yourself decor and crafts. “Hosting any party can be …

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Sep 26

Create Halloween Magic on a Shoestring Budget

(ARA) – Ghoulish ghosts. Wicked witches. Things that go bump in the night. What better way to have a little Halloween fun than to decorate your home for that spooky night? Halloween decorations can be expensive if you buy them in a store, but don’t let that stop you from capturing the spirit. It’s easy …

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