Free Halloween Cootie Catcher Template

Paper fortune tellers have been around for decades. We called them “Cootie Catchers” when I was a kid. I made this one just for Halloween.  My daughter Jennifer did all the artwork shown.  I’ve provided a downloadable pdf that you can print, cut, fold and use. There are four versions. […]

Beautiful DIY Candle Holders from CDs & DVDs

 These DIY candle holders are great if you need to grab something quick to set a candle on.  However, with a little paint and a few extras they can be turned into beautiful upcycle decor items for any season!  We made three different examples using just what we had on […]

DIY Trick or Treat Smell My Feet Gift Set

Here’s a crazy unique Halloween  gift you can give friends that’s not only hilarious but useful as well! Its a Trick or Treat Smell My Feet gift set with all the instructions and downloads you need below. You may remember that we did an article on how to make Natural […]

Plastic Spider Goblet : Halloween Party Ideas for Adults & Kids

Make these spooky Halloween goblets easily and cheaply! Grab some plastic wine glasses from your local grocery or dollar store then take a permanent marker, some glitter, a bead and chenille stems you’ve got an awesome goblet! These are perfect Halloween party ideas for adults and kids alike.! Supplies Needed […]

1st Home in 37 Years of Marriage

No kidding. Roy and I have been married 37 years, as of September 2014, and we just made our first official home purchase. Most people who have known us  through the years know that we have had an odd/strange/unusual life together. We try to live from the heart… or the […]

Simple Halloween Jewelry From Clay

I’ve never worked with clay as I always assumed it would take a great deal of artistic skill. Ends up it doesn’t. Once I started I got hooked! Its so simple to do and the clay is very forgiving. You make simple shapes then bake them at 275 for 15 […]

Batty Treat Box an Easy Halloween Craft (Free Template)

This little guy is cute as a bug… er… bat. Paper, glue and wiggle eyes is all it takes!  There’s a free pdf free pattern you can download below. Cut him out, fold him up and glue him together. You can stick some treats inside and give a whole flock […]

2 X 4 Black Cat Trio Halloween Craft Decor

This trio of kitties are adorable and you can throw them together in minutes once you have your wood.  I used 2 x 4 scraps but 1 x 4 wood  also works great.  You can cut the ear part with a good hand saw if that’s all you have.  Paint […]

Specimen Jar Halloween Decor from Plastic Bottles

Remember our fun cloches from soda bottles tutorial? Well they also work wonderfully as specimen jars for your spooky Halloween decor. I hit up the local Dollar Store which has an endless supply of ghoulish things to stick in them. I chose a skull on the spooky end and a […]