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Halloween Mason Jar Printables

Halloween Mason Jar Printables

FREE set of Halloween Mason Jar Printables, perfect for parties, decor and gifts!

It’s SPOOKY how quickly Halloween can sneak up on you! My pal Printabelle and I have teamed up to create a FREE set of  Halloween Mason Jar Printables… just for you! You can use them for parties, decor, crafts, gift giving… or anything else you think of.

To Download just click on link and save file to your computer… then print.

Halloween Mason Jar Mini Banner

Halloween Mason Jar Invitations

Halloween Mason Jar Circle Labels

Halloween Mason Jar Bats

Halloween Mason Jar Tags

Halloween Mason Jar Invitations

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Project Inspire{d} #37: Halloween in Black, White and Orange

 

Project Inspire{d} Linky Party

Hi There Ghoulies and thanks for joining the fun at Project Inspire{d}! I am so glad you are here!

{Project Inspire{d} #37: Halloween in Black, White and Orange}

Project Inspire{d}: Halloween

Here’s a preview of what’s to come, but first… I have some exciting news for you! One of my all time favorite bloggers, Steph from The Silly Pearl, is joining the party. Steph is so creative and such a BIG sweetie! Visit her blog if you haven’t yet. You’ll LOVE it! 

Here’s what I’ve been up to…

What I’ve Been Working On

Hillshire Farm Sausage

 If you like sausage, you’ll LOVE this 3 Sausage Casserole! It’s so GOOD! 

Halloween Crafts

If you have burlap and paint, you can make this Candy Corn Bunting banner in  no time!

Halloween Treats

 A delicious alternative to caramel… Chocolate Dipped Apples! Great way to use up random candy too.

ThanksgivingJanel from Mrs. Fix It make me a new Thanksgiving Project Gallery… woo hoo! If you need design/WP help, Janel is your gal!

Shabby Apple Dress Review and Giveaway

AND… please enter my Shabby Apple Dress Giveway! I would love for you to win!

Phew! That seems like a lot of action.

ANYWAY… let’s get on with the party!

{My Features}

There were so many frighteningly fantastic Halloween projects linked up last week! I am spotlighting some crafts and food in the traditional Halloween hues on black, white and Orange!

Project Inspire{d}

No-Sew Halloween Cushions by 24 Cottonwood Lane 

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Pumpkin Banana Smoothie by Domestic Bliss Squared 

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Halloween Sign by The Girl Creative

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Candy Jack O’Lantern Halloween Treat by The Crafty Blog Stalker

Halloween-Mantle-Ideas

Halloween Mantle Ideas by Sparkles and a Stove

My Co-Hostesses Features 

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Cupcakes and Crinoline: Autumn Birch Vases by Life n Reflection

Autumn Woodland Skirt

The Silly Pearl: Woodland Creatures Stenciled Skirt by Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom

Project Inspire{d} Feature

Dukes and Duchesses: Apple Cinnamon Rolls from Dreams of a Farm

 And now… the party!

Party Guidelines

  We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or a link back to this post  so that others can join in on the inspiration.

Linky Party Project Inspired

If you’ve been featured feel free to grab a feature button!

Posting to our party means you are giving us the right to post your project and photos and promote via social media ~ links will be pinned to our  Party Board throughout the week and can be seen here: ♥Project Inspire{d} Party Pins♥

Project Inspire{d} #36: Five Playful Halloween Crafts

Hello Pretties! As I type this it is POURING down rain… as my former co-worker used to say “It is the rain to end all rains!”  

Honestly, here in the Seattle area, we experience the “rain to end all rains” on and off  from October to May every year. What about your neck of the woods? Is it an Indian Summer or does it feel like winter is creeping in? Here in Seattle, we just get soggy!

Project Inspire{d}

Whatever the weather, it’s Project Inspire{d} time! YIPPEE! First, let me share with you what I’ve been up to this week:

What I’ve Been Up To:

Halloween Food

Halloween Tombstone Treats 

Halloween Crafts

Spooky Cheesecloth Ghost 

My Features: Five Playful Halloween Crafts

Project Inspire{d} Features

Each of these projects makes me smile. Pin from the source if you please! Let’s spotlight these great crafts:

Project Inspire{d}: Five Playful Halloween Crafts

Pumpkin String Art by Rachel from Lines Across 

Project Inspire{d} Feature: Five Playful Halloween Crafts

Burlap Pumpkin Tutorial by Chelsea from Get Your Crap Together (awesome blog name!) via Domestic Bliss Squared 

Project Inspire{d}: Five Playful Halloween Crafts

DIY Witches Potion Bottles created by Krista from While He Was Napping

Project Inspire{d}: Five Playful Halloween Projects

Halloween Mason Jars by Jess from Plucky’s Second Thought

 DIY Ghost Earrings

 DIY Ghost Earrings by Linda from Mixed Creations

Thanks for sharing these crafts, ladies!

My C0-Hostesses Features

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Cupcakes and Crinoline: Queen Anne Sideboard by Orphans with Makeup

I Love You Printable

 Dukes and Duchesses: I Love You Alphabet Printable by Endlessly Inspired

 And now… the party!

Party Guidelines

  We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or a link back to this post  so that others can join in on the inspiration.

Linky Party Project Inspired

If you’ve been featured feel free to grab a feature button!

Posting to our party means you are giving us the right to post your project and photos and promote via social media ~ links will be pinned to our  Party Board throughout the week and can be seen here: ♥Project Inspire{d} Party Pins♥

Candy Corn Bunting

{Candy Corn Bunting}

Halloween Decor

 Last week I shared 7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas in conjunction with my TV segment on KOMO here in Seattle.

Halloween Crafts

When I do my TV segments and the blog posts that go along with them, I don’t always include step by step photos… because if I did, the post would be EXTREMELY long! But if I have the chance, I like to post more detailed instructions later. This project was so cute, I wanted to share the how-to’s with you.

Candy Corn Bunting

Supplies: Four 12 x 12 Burlap Sheets from Canvas Corp, a die cut machine (or cardboard triangle patter, ruler, hole punch  and scissors) Delta Creative Cermacoat Acrylic Paint in White (2), Yellow and Bittersweet Orange, ruler and masking tape, Black Canvas Corp Cord. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames.

Optional but highly recommended: use large plastic bags on your work surface to protect it and also to expedite painting.

Step 1: Die Cut (or cut with scissors) 7 large triangle shapes. If cutting with scissors, create a cardboard template of a pennant measuring 7 x 10 x 10 inches. Then trace and cut 2 triangles from each sheet. Punch two holes on the 7 inch side for hanging later. 

Step 2: Cover your workspace with plastic bags and paint the front of each triangle white, let it dry. I used Delta Creative Cermacoat Acrylic Paint in White . Then do the same on the back.

Candy Corn Bunting

Step 3: Use the masking tape to mark off three different sections. Remember, on “real” candy corn, the middle is the largest area. Tips: Use a credit card or ruler to “burnish” the masking tape… meaning press down hard on it so you get a nice clean line.

You already painted the burlap white, so there are only 2 more sections to go!

Candy Corn Bunting

Step 4:  Paint the top section orange. I used Delta Creative Cermacoat Acrylic Paint Delta Creative Cermacoat Acrylic Paint in , Yellow. Let it dry.

Candy Corn Bunting

Step 5: Reapply your tape (don’t worry, the tape will not harm the acrylic paint) and paint the middle section orange. I used Delta Creative Cermacoat Acrylic Paint in Bittersweet Orange.

Candy Corn Bunting

Step 6: Remove the masking tape and punch holes in the top (short) side of the triangles. Do any necessary touch-ups and then string cord through the tops of the triangles. I used black cord from Canvas Corp.

Halloween Decor

Hang and enjoy!

Check out my gallery of fun Halloween Crafts and Food ideas!

Halloween Crafrs

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7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

Catch these ideas 7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas ON KOMO-TV Monday October 7th at 4pm

Halloween Crafts

Detailed decor projects can be downright SCARY! Here are some simple Halloween decor ideas that you can easily create… some taking just minutes!

Spooky Cheesecloth Ghost

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

Materials: Cheesecloth, “Stiffy” Fabric Stiffener, styrofoam balls, wood dowels, large empty soda bottle, bowl, craft glue, scissors, googly eyes, wire or cardboard paper towel holder covered in plastic wrap. I’d also grab an old towel to protect your work surface. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames.

 Instructions

1. Insert the wood dowel into the styrofoam ball

2. Stick dowel, with ball on top, into your bottle. This keeps the dowel upright while working on it. 

3. If you want arms on your ghost, twist wire around dowel and extend out to the length and shape you want. OR wrap the cardboard paper towel holder in plastic wrap and  set aside.

4. Drape cheesecloth over your form to get an idea of how much you need. If you want the ghost to be tattered looking, cut the edges of the cheesecloth. Put cheesecloth into the bowl and saturate completely. Gently squeeze out excess. Do not wring.

5. Drape the cheesecloth over your form one layer at a time. Shape the folds the way you want them. If you decided to go the “paper towel roll” route for the arms, wedge the cardboard roll under the cheesecloth where desired.

6. Let it dry overnight. Add the “googly eyes” with craft glue.

Starry Night Pumpkin

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

Materials: A pumpkin, Americana acrylic paint in Black, DecoArt Dazzling Metallics paint in Shimmering Silver Mrs. Grossman’s small and medium sized star stickers.

Instructions: Paint the pumpkin black (2 coats). Hand paint a sliver of a moon. Outline and paint it silver. Add star stickers.

 Pumpkin Candy Vases 

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

Materials: Orange Spray Paint in Pumpkin Orange, 3 Mason Jars (with a flat side), Martha Stewart Beverage Clings. Hershey Kisses, candy bars, masking tape, skewers and curling ribbon. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames.

Instructions

1. Spray paint the jars. It works best to do many light coats of paint.

2. Add the clings

3. Fill up the jars with Hershey’s Kisses. Use making tape to tape candy bars to wooden skewers. Arrange in jars. Add curling ribbon.

Candy Corn Bunting

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

Materials: 4 Canvas Corp 12 x 12 Burlap Sheets, a die cut machine (or cardboard triangle patter, ruler, hole punch  and scissors) Delta Creative Cermacoat Acrylic Paint in White (2), Yellow and Bittersweet Orange, ruler and masking tape, Black Canvas Corp Cord. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames. Optional: use large plastic bags on your work surface to protect it and also to expedite painting.

1. If you purchase the burlap sheets at Ben Franklin, you can use there awesome die cut machine for free to cut 8 pennants (2 per sheet). The die cut even makes two holes on the top for hanging. If not, make yourself a cardboard template of a pennant measuring 7 x 10 x 10 inches. Then trace and cut 2 triangles from each sheet. Punch two holes on the 7 inch side for hanging later.

2. Paint the front of the pennants with white paint, let dry. Flip over and paint the backs, let dry.

3. Measure 2 inches from the top of the pennant and stick a piece of masking tape underneath. Repeat on all pennants. Paint that top portion yellow and let dry. Note: My inclination was to make 3 equal sections of yellow, orange and white, but if you look at real candy corn, the orange section is the main part.

4. After orange section is dry, measure a 4 inch section underneath it, tape it off and paint it orange. Repeat on all pennants. Let dry.

5. String cord through holes and hang.

Candy Corn Frame

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

 Materials: Sierra Pacific Crafts  5 x 7 inch bordered frame, 1 bag of candy corn and glue dots. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames.

Instructions: Remove frame and mat. Use glue dots to adhere candy to mat.

Monster Wreath

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

 Materials: Black Faux Fur (18 x 28 inches), foam wreath form, scissors, straight pins, yard stick, white chalk, and Darice Felties Eyeballs stickers. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames.

 Instructions

1. Flip the fur over and measure and draw lines (on the long side of the fur) every 3 inches.

2. Cut the fur into strips.

3. Wrap the fur strips around the foam wreath form, securing with straight pins.

4. Add eyeball stickers.

Spooky Candles 

7 Simple Halloween Decor Ideas

 Materials: Candles of differing heights, googly eyes, craft glue, glitter foam, Halloween themed paper punch or scissors, Duck Tape Glow in the Dark stickers. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames.

 Instructions:

1. To make the “googly eyes” candy, simply glue on the eyes

2. To make the glow in the dark candle, just stick the glow in the dark stickers on it.

3. To make the jack-o-lantern candle, punch or cut the shapes out and stick on candles. As always, burning candles should always be supervised by an adult.

Monster Rocks featured in Kids Crafts 1-2-3

{Monster Rocks}

 Hi Friends… I wanted to share the world’s easiest Halloween craft: Monster Rocks!

Halloween Crafts This is my favorite type of project because it’s cheap, easy and cute. I used acrylic paint (multiple coats), googly eyes and pom poms to create these cutes. Check out Kids Crafts 123 for the full tutorial!

Halloween Crafts

 As a matter of fact, I created these no-so-scary monsters for the most recent issue of Kid’s Crafts 123 magazine. It’s chock full of kid-friendly crafty Halloween ideas. As a Mom, something that I really like and appreciate about this magazine is that there are projects that are suitable for different ages. Everything from crafts you can create with your young kids to tween projects.

Kids Crafts 123 Magazine

 {Where to Buy Kids Crafts 123}

 You can find this fun magazine at stores like Walmart, Michaels, Barnes and Noble and my favorite local shop Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames. That’s where my monsters are hanging out now!

Halloween Crafts

 Have a Happy Crafty Halloween! 

Many Thanks to Kids Crafts 123.

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5 Fun Halloween Crafts

 {5 Fun Halloween Crafts}Halloween Crafts

 Halloween is in the air! It’s one of my favorite holidays because there aren’t any mandatory gifts involved (not that I don’t love gifts!) but it’s nice to have a holiday where the focus is on fun. Here are some of my favorite past Halloween projects. Any of these projects would be perfect for kids, witches or goblins. 

5 Fun Halloween Crafts

Create these Candy Witches with Halloween candy and snacks. This is a great way to use up extra Halloween candy or stale snacks that you might have lying around.

5 Fun Halloween Crafts

I enjoy a good pipe cleaner craft! These Halloween Pipe Cleaner Characters have a vintage vibe thanks to free graphics from The Graphics Fairy (love her!)

5 Fun Halloween Crafts

Your little girl will have a frightfully fun time creating these Halloween Hair Clips. I’m not sure what I like better, the hair clips or the packaging! Of course you could skip the hair clips and just make the cute tags.

5 Fun Halloween Crafts

And speaking of tags… here’s a great stash buster: Halloween Tags. Use whatever you have including stamps, buttons, paper, twine and of course… googly eyes! The paper technique is simple… just wear gloves!

5 Fun Halloween Crafts

And finally, a 5 minute crafts! These Jack-o-Lantern Treat Cups come together in a jiffy. If you are looking for a really quick way to make your Halloween table more festive, this is it.

 Wishing you a BOO-tiful Halloween!

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Craft Lightning: Boo Frames

Hi Friends! I am excited to have a super quick project to share with you today. It’s part of the fun Halloween Craft Lighting series from The Country Chic Cottage and 30 Minute Crafts

Boo Frames

BOO Frames

 The whole brilliant idea behind Craft Lightning is that the a project can be completed in 15 minutes or less and these frames fit right in.

BOO Frames

Materials:  Three small frames (these are from the dollar bin at Michaels), Halloween themed scrapbook paper and letter stickers and scissors.

BOO Frames

 Remove the paper oval from the frame and trace it on the scrapbook paper.

BOO Frames

 Orange and black are always in style for Halloween! Place the paper inside the frames and add the letter stickers on top.

BOO Frames

That’s it… done in under 15 minutes.  

7 Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

Catch these projects LIVE on KOMO-TV September 23rd at 4pm

{7 Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas}

Fall has OFFICIALLY  arrived! Celebrate the season with these DIY fall decor projects that bring the beautiful shades of autumn inside.Fall Decor Ideas

 Rustic Wine Caddy

Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

This Rustic Wine Caddy would be the perfect hostess gift… or decoration in your own home.

Materials: Wire caddy, pre-made burlap ribbon, moss, and autumn flowers and leaves “picks” (all supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond).

Instructions: Add moss to bottom of caddy and an autumn picks and burlap ribbon to one side. Include a bottle of wine or sparkling cider.

Metal Pumpkin 

Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

 You can customize this metal pumpkin with scrapbook paper and lights!

Materials: Metal Pumpkin, scrapbook paper (we used “Happy Harvest” by Doodlebug Designs, Mod Podge, x-acto knife and lights (all supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond).

Instructions: Remove the bold from the bottom of the pumpkin. Lay sections of pumpkin as flat as possible. Adhere different patterns of scrapbook paper to pumpkin using Mod Podge. Trim excess paper with x-acto knife. Put pumpkin back together. Add lights inside.

Give Thanks Glass Cube

Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

You can display this festive Give Thanks Glass Cube through Thanksgiving!

Materials: Large glass cube, Design Master Colortool Spray in Glossy Wood Tone, Vinyl “Give Thanks,” Darice self-stick gems (all supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond).

 Instructions: Follow product directions to apply Colortool spray to the glass block. When dry, add vinyl:
1. Place vinyl face up on flat, dry surface and burnish with credit card
2. Flip over and peel off backing at sharp angle
3. Position vinyl face up on the top of your surface
4. Use credit card to burnish vinyl to surface
5. Starting in a corner, peel back the masking tape layer at a sharp angle
 
Then add the self-stick gems to the branches.

Fall Letters

Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

 How do you spell F-U-N? With these Fall Letter Frames!

Materials: Four 4 x 6 Sierra Pacific Crafts Picture Frames, two sheets of fall themed scrapbook paper, scissors or paper cutter, Four 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 wooden letters (FALL), two shades of acrylic paint in contrasting colors (we used Ceramcoat), scissors or paper cutter and E-6000 Glue and Mod Podge (all supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond).

Instructions: Remove glass from frames, trace scrapbook paper around glass and cut to fit glass. Use Mod Podge to adhere. After the paper dries, insert glass back into frame. Paint letters and use E-6000 to stick to front of frames.

Autumn Candlescape

Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

Add a touch of autumn to your home with a Autumn Candlescape.  

Materials: Small tray, large faux gourds, three faux (battery operated) candles of differing heights and faux fall foliage (all supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond).

Instuctions: Arrange items on tray… that’s it!

Wicker Pumpkin with Lights  

Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

 Possibly the simplest decor item ever! Makes a great outdoor decor piece too.

Materials: Wicker pumpkin and Sierra Pacific Crafts Mini Light Set (all supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond).

Intructions: Insert lights into wicker pumpkin.

 Easy Burlap Wreath

Fabulous Fall Decor Ideas

Create a festive and fun Burlap Wreath.

 Materials: Metal wreath form (with metal prongs), two spools of Sierra Pacific Crafts Burlap Ribbon (30 feet in length and 3 inches wide), autumn themed picks and scissors (all supplies available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond).

 Instructions:

1. Start with the inner circle of the wreath form. Gather together one of the ends of the burlap. Using two of the metal prongs, twist them around and the gathered end and hold it in place.

2. Make a loop 12″-14″ long, pinch it together and wrap the next set of prongs around it so it forms a puffy loop.

3. Continue around the inner circle and cut off.

4. Repeat for outer circle.

5. Add autumn picks.

 Project Ideas from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames Redmond.