How to Make a Rose Halloween Mask

I love, love, LOVE Halloween crafts, and costumes are toward the top of my list for things to create! I especially love taking inexpensive eye masks and turning them into masks worthy of a fancy masquerade ball. This DIY rose mask is really inexpensive, easy, and quick – it took me under a half hour from beginning to end!… 

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How to Make Hot Glue Pumpkin Pins

That’s right, jewelry made out of hot glue! Armed with a dollar store ice cube tray and my trusty glue gun, I made cute pins that have a similar look to resin but take much, much less time to create. You can make them too – and everyone will be amazed when you tell them how you did it!… 

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How to Make a Tin Can Bat and Ghost

I have officially been on a tin can kick these past few weeks. It started with the pumpkins I shared over at Create.Craft.Love.. They looked so lonely sitting on the shelf I had to give them a few friends. First came Frankenstein (which you can find on My Very Educated Mother, link below) and then these two little ones.

All of the tin can creatures are easy projects you can complete using staple crafting materials. Like always, they’d also be great to make with the kids…. 

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How to Make Glitter Spider Brooches

I am obsessed with collecting the silicone ice cube trays they carry at Dollar Tree for each holiday and season, so I geeked out a bit when I found a new Halloween on this year: spiders and spiderwebs! The spider portion of the try was of particular interest to me, because I immediately knew that the tiered design would be perfect for making a resin pin with two different, contrasting colors of glitter. And I am so happy with how they turned out!… 

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How to Make a Simple Spiderweb Placemat

While digging through my stacks of Halloween stuff and surveying what I have, I suddenly came up with a very simple and very cute idea for a placemat/doily/trivet-y thing. I plan to build my Halloween centerpiece on it this year!… 

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