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15 FUN Pumpkin Ideas

Pumpkin Ideas

15 FUN Pumpkin Ideas Happy first day of October. It's "that" time of year where we happily celebrate all things pumpkin. Whether real or faux, baked into donuts or fashioned into treats... pumpkins are always perfect for fall. Here are some of my favorite pumpkin themed crafts and recipes. Here's a great decor/centerpiece idea: Pumpkin Candy Vases. For the royalty in your life! Your little girl will love … [Read more...]

Halloween Crafts for Kids

Kid's Halloween Crafts

Halloween Crafts for Kids There are so many cool crafts that kids can create for Halloween! No Sew Felt Ghost Family Materials: Feltables 36" x 36" White Felt, four  "Make It: Fun" brand Styrofoam Cones (two 3 7/8" by 8 7/8" cones and two 2 7/8" by 5 7/8 inch cones), googly eyes and embellishments like thin ribbon, scrapbook paper to make a tie, buttons and free ghost template (below). You'll also need scissors, … [Read more...]

Blue Button Pumpkin

Faux Pumpkin Idea

Blue Button Pumpkin Well... hey there! Is your home decorated for fall? Me? I am much more of a "crafter" then a decorator. But even I could see that my entryway was looking SAD. See, even my poor dog looks depressed here. I had some buttons that were threaded that I have been wanting to use for years. And, I knew I needed some color in the entryway. And turquoise is my favorite color! Can you say E-Z? All you … [Read more...]

Tin Can Pumpkins

Tin Can Pumpkins

Tin Can Pumpkins Howdy! If you have a pet, you probably have some pet food! I like to mix a teeny bit or wet into my dog's dry food, and then I rinse out the cans and save them. I've been daydreaming about what I can do with all these cans! And with Halloween coming up next month, a whimsical idea struck me: Tin Can Pumpkins. Supplies: Small tin cans, orange spray paint (I used Design Master in Orange), a … [Read more...]

Going Batty Flower Pot

DIY Going Batty Flower Pot

Going Batty Flower Pot Hey Friends. I am so excited to be part of the Craft Lightning HALLOWEEN Craft Edition. This is a cool series. The goal is to create a  Halloween craft that takes 15 minutes or less excluding drying time. My "Going Batty" Flower Pot is fun project, because it uses a secret materials, fresh from your panty! Going Batty Flower Pot Supplies Materials: A flower pot and saucer (if desired), … [Read more...]

Fall Flower Pots

Fall Flower Pots

Fall Flower Pots Don't stow away those summer flower pots! You can create GORGEOUS fall themed flower pots that will look lovely gracing your front doorstep. Supplies: Flower Pots, Spray Paint (I used Design Master spray paint in Olive Bright, Orange and Yellow). You'll also need Halloween or Fall themed vinyl. I used images from Decorating Your Life. It's also helpful to have a piece of sandpaper on hand, in case … [Read more...]

Frosted Pumpkin Vase

DIY Recycled Pumpkin Vase

Frosted Pumpkin Vase Howdy Friends! Recycle or "Upcycle"projects are my favorites. I enjoy the challenge of taking trash and transforming it into something pretty and useful. I started off with an Apple Juice Bottle. The first thing I did was to remove the labels (a good soak in some warm water does the trick). Other supplies: masking tape, Design Masters "Tint It" paint in Mango, green multi-surface craft paint (I … [Read more...]

7 Lovely Fall Wreaths

Fall Wreaths

7 Lovely Fall Wreaths Here are some beautiful fall wreaths, featured at Project Inspire{d}: Candy Corn Pom Pom Wreaths by Little Miss Celebration Fall Burlap Wreath by Anything and Everything Green Beaded Wreath by Delineate Your Dwelling Mesh Burlap Fall Wreath by Our Crafty Mom Fall Fabric Wreath by My 1929 Charmer Fall Banner by Anderson and Grant All A Quiver Autumn Door Decor by Sadie Seasongoods Join us … [Read more...]

Seahawks Candy Jar

Seahawks Decor and More

Seahawks Candy Jar  Supplies Materials: Terra Cotta Flower Pot, Glass Bowl or Beta Fish Bowl, E-6000 Glue, DecoArt America Acrylic Paint in Spring Green, and DuraClear varnish. Embellish with Seahawks-themed Duck Tape and ribbon. You’ll also need paintbrushes and Glue Dots or hot glue. Blue and green Sixlet candy. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond. Instructions 1. Paint flower … [Read more...]