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Cassi
Interests: my kids, my pets, sewing, embroidery, Norah Jones, children's books, crochet, homeschool, bird watching, learning to speak Spanish, historical fiction, Bach, the internet and computers, Buddhism, art history, vintage bird figurines, used bookstores, Mexican food, fabric stores, crafting, vintage linens and dishware, organizing, gardening, weekend trips, David Sedaris, pink and brown, grammar books, Satie, old Czech wall pockets, Jack Johnson, the Sims, holidays, key lime pie, Mexican beer, swanky swigs, blue and green, flea markets, heart rocks, nature journaling, Kwan Yin, scrapbooking
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Meri Cherry shares a wonderful use for paper shreds by making them into ghost garland to decorate for Halloween. Continue reading
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Save your children's adorable Halloween art in this great tutorial for Halloween tree ornaments at Make It Your Own. Continue reading
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Make skull and bone beads from cardboard and string them together for a necklace or garland. Details at Pink Stripey Socks. Continue reading
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It just wouldn't be Halloween without a string of ghosts to decorate your house or porch :) Find the tutorial at Pysselbolaget. Continue reading
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NurtureStore shares a great way to use toilet paper rolls by turning them into lanterns that glow in the dark. You can make an owl, bat, kitty, or even come up with your own design. Continue reading
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I think these chocolate trail mix lollipops look like so much fun and are a healthier alternative to traditional lollipops. Plus, the kids can use their creativity coming up with all sorts of designs. Details are at Jacks & Kate. Continue reading
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Krokotak has a DIY for a mummy doll - this is a favorite Halloween activity at my house - and you've gotta love the cardboard pyramid he gets to live in. Continue reading
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Whether for pretend play or a Halloween mask, this free printable owl mask (plus, a bear and a fish) are great for last minute costume ideas. Available at Sacred Dirt. Continue reading
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Between The Lines shares a quick Halloween toy that would be great as a party favor - grab a couple of beads and turn them into eyeballs for fun Halloween play. Continue reading
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Here's a cute pine cone craft at Fireflies & Mud Pies, turn a pine cone into a spider! Continue reading
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Itty Bitty Love shares these wonderful paper bag owls - I love the big one especially - made using a leaf paper bag. Continue reading
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I think these sock pumpkins look so cute peeking out of the window. See how to make your own at Meaningful Mama. Continue reading
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Visit Willowday to print out this free Halloween tree to decorate. They'd be a great Halloween table decoration too. Continue reading
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Ukkonooa shows you how to make these masks using cardboard and chalk board paint. I love that they can be used for Halloween but also for pretend play all year long. Continue reading
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If you're looking for free Halloween printables, be sure to check out We Love To Illustrate. You'll find these vampire bookmarks and several printable treat boxes. Continue reading
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Happy Hooligans shares this cute paper plate crow craft that preschoolers will love. The popcorn kernel claws are brilliant! Continue reading
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adorable bat peg dolls via We Bloom Here. It just wouldn't be Halloween without some creepy crawly crafts, but, don't worry, these 15 ideas are more cute than creepy! spider sac treat holders via Tikkido make your own toy springy... Continue reading
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paper bag pumpkin craft via Confetti Sunshine sparkly crystal pumpkin art via Blog Me Mom dip dyed pumpkin garland via Art Bar paper plate pumpkins for preschoolers via Happy Hooligans felt pumpkin bean bags via Make It Your Own toilet... Continue reading
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Let's Do Something Crafty shares this slightly creepy but fun scary doll Halloween bunting that is a great way to use up random buttons and fabric and yarn scraps. Continue reading
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I'm in love with these gorgeous pumpkins colored with oil pastels at Aunt Peaches. We'll definitely give this no-carve pumpkin idea a try. Continue reading
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Meri Cherry shows you how to change spin art into Jack O' Lantern sun catchers that must look amazing with the sun streaming through. Continue reading
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This pumpkin was created by adding multiple layers of paint and glitter to get this gorgeous galaxy look. I think kids will have a blast with this and each one will be unique. Get the tutorial at The Swell Designer. Continue reading
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Add to the fun of regular slime by adding craft foam and googly eye details that will turn them into slime monsters! Find out more at Mama. Papa. Bubba. Continue reading
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Picklebums shares this fun free printable featuring monster drawing prompts such as "Who belongs to these sharp fangs?" and "Who belongs to these eyes?" Your kids will love using their imagination to fill in the details! Continue reading
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These Halloween surprise ball treats would make great Halloween party favors or to pass out to your favorite trick-or-treaters. Get the details at Tiny Rotten Peanuts. Continue reading