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Happy Halloween!

Here’s my jackolantern for this year! I initially had a much more elaborate design planned with a bat and a spider “hidden” in the vines along with the skull, but it just wasn’t happening.

CREEPing vines jackolantern

 

Gotta carve the back, too!

 

Unlit

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How to Make a Halloween Tree – Home Decor Tutorial

Tree decorating doesn’t just have to be for Christmas! Here’s how you can make a creepy Halloween tree of your own.

Costumed cat ornaments by KilkennycatArt.Pumpkin teapot by baumanstoneware.

Step 1Gather your supplies!

You’ll need:

A bucket or vase Twigs and sticks Floral foam (for straight sided vessels) or styrofoam packing peanuts (for a bucket

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How To Make Halloween Hoop Art – Hand Embroidery and Applique Tutorial

I have a hard time sitting still, so even during my “relaxation” time in front of the TV in the evenings, I like to have something to do. Sewing is kind of hard to do if your machine isn’t already in front of the TV, so one of my favorite Idiot Box crafts is hand

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Duck Tape #StickOrTreat Pumpkin

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Duck TapeĀ® is hosting its annual Stick or Treat Contest! All you have to do to enter is submit an image of a Halloween pumpkin (real or fake) decorated with Duck TapeĀ® at the Stick or

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It’s the most wonderful time of the year…

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Halloweeeeeen!

In addition to being my favorite holiday and time of year, it’s also by far my busiest season. So I often wind up short changing myself on the celebration front.

Not this year! This year I promised myself I would

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Happy Halloween!

I thought since we moved closer to town we’d get trick or treaters. So I bought 4 bags of candy, naturally. And we’ve had a big fat zero trick or treaters. BOO!

I’m going to drown my skeleton sorrows in a big plastic pumpkin full of Halloween candy.

But first I’ll show you my jackolantern,

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How to Make a Paper Owl Mask – DIY Craft Tutorial

This post brought to you by Astrobrights Papers by Neenah Paper. All opinions are 100% mine.

What better way to celebrate the oncoming new school year than to craft an ode to the wisest member of the animal kingdom (and also one of my personal favorites)- the owl!

Inspired by the awesomely colorful AstroBrights Paper,

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WhatTheCraft Handmade Giveaway – Halloween Extravaganza!

In honor of my favorite holiday, I’ve put together a super spooktacular giveaway, featuring fabulous handmade goods from a bunch of my talented friends and colleagues!

The Grand Prize gift pack will receive over $375 in handmade awesomeness! Additionally, there are 2 Runner Up gift packs worth over $50 each! Click here for entry instructions!

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Tricks and Treats

It’s not secret that Halloween is my favorite holiday, so I’ve of course been working on lots of Halloween goodies for SmarmyClothes.com! Smarmy Halloween Costumes, weeee!

Shark Attack! dress:

Nightmare Before Christmas Sally ragdoll dress:

Beetlejuice Sandworm dress:

Red Riding Hood gothic lolita dress:

Ice Cream Cone dress:

Hot

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Smarmy Frocks

We’ve been watching Project Runway Australia, and they refer to pretty much everything as a “frock”, so I couldn’t resist. Frocks frocks frocks. Frockity frock. This zombie brains dress will make a killer Halloween costume!

BRAINS! zombie halloween pinup wiggle dress

BRAINS! zombie halloween pinup wiggle dress

This is my Dark

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