Morena of Morena’s Corner and contributor for Crafts Unleashed loves decorating for Halloween. A bat chandelier from Pottery Barn Kids fit right into her “spooky but not scary” style and she was able to create her own using metal wreath forms, tulle, and felt. By using felt instead of paper like her inspiration, Morena’s chandelier [...Read More]
Here’s a super cheap and easy idea from Krista at The Gathering Place for creating your own haunted house ambiance. Krista found some mini skulls at the dollar store and aged them a bit with a mix of water and brown paint. Then into a jar they went with a bit of Spanish moss. I am loving the little “arsenic” tag Krista added. What a perfect finishing touch!
When you think of cheesecloth, decorating may not come to mind. However, the loosely woven material is perfect for all kinds of Halloween creations, like these hanging ghosts from Ashley at Simply Designing. Ashley combined cheesecloth and Styrofoam balls to make her trio of “not-so-spooky” ghosts. What a fun way to set the mood for trick-or-treaters!
Jeni from Becoming Martha has recently completed her very first knock off! (Whoopie! You go, Girl!) I gotta say she did a pretty awesome with this set of transportation wall art for her son’s room. Here’s the super impressive part… Jeni freehanded and actually painted the truck, boat, and plane to give them the same [...Read More]
Tracy from Tracy’s Trinkets and Treasures isn’t a western gal but appreciates the beauty of horses. Ready for a little change, she created her own horse weather vane for free using cardstock, wooden skewers, and a paint mix stick. Tracy’s version looks almost identical to Ballard’s inspiration piece. I love its placement atop those vintage [...Read More]
Diane from In My Own Style is ready for some cool autumn nights. (Aren’t we all?) To create the perfect star gazing ambience, Diane made her own concrete candle columns. Diane says, “After seeing these fire columns in the catalog I knew I could make them myself using a cardboard building tube that I used [...Read More]