It is often said that black cats bring bad luck, but today I’m sharing some cute little kitties that are sure to scare up nothing but fun! These adorable black cat softies require just two small scraps of fabric and about a half hour or so to make, and they are perfect for using as a fun Halloween decoration, or for giving to a special little boy or girl as a candy-free Halloween treat. Or, stitched up in other fun colors, they are terrific are a perfect little token for a cat lover on absolutely any day of the year! Today I’m going to provide you with the free PDF pattern so you can stitch up one of these little guys for yourself, and I’ll also walk you through the entire sewing process. Let’s get started!
Looking for a crafty, fun way to package up Halloween treats for class parties, or even an extra-special something to hand out to trick-or-treaters this year? Over at Live. Craft. Love., I’ve partnered up with Darice to create some googly eye treat bags that are not only adorable, but also as easy as can be to make!
Are you planning to carve pumpkins with your children this weekend? Enhance that fun activity with a lesson about God’s love with this sweet Pumpkin Prayer poem! Each step of the carving process–from the eyes, nose, mouth, and even cleaning out the inside–can be used to show little ones just how much God loves them. Today I’m including two free printable versions of the poem for you to use this year as you carve happy pumpkins with your own children!
With Halloween right around the corner, craft a Halloween googly eye garland to decorate your home in whimsical style. This garland, which features scraps of festive ribbon and black and white google eye embellishments, is quick and easy to make, making it a perfect kids’ craft project. And because it uses small sections of ribbon, this is a great scrap-busting project, too! Let’s get started putting one together.
Today’s post is brought to you by Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores, who believe handmade touches are what make each holiday truly special. All opinions are entirely my own.
If you’ve loved the googly eye trend for Halloween this year, my fun Halloween mantel might be right up your alley! With a giant googly eye wreath taking center stage, this is a Halloween display that delights, not frights. Let me show you all of the playful details in this kid-friendly Halloween display, including how to easily make a giant googly eye Halloween wreath of your own.
It was rainy and cool this weekend, so this was the perfect time for my kids and I to set to work getting our living room all ready for Halloween. I along with some other terrific bloggers have teamed up with Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores for Celebrate the Season, which will run now through December to keep you inspired with fun craft ideas all holiday season long. The theme for October is Spooky Spaces, and I think our whimsical Halloween mantel hits all the right kid-friendly notes.
Have you noticed all of the adorable googly eye projects for Halloween this year? I love that trend, and the kids and I decided to use it here! At center stage is a giant googly eye wreath (be sure to check out the project tutorial below) flanked by some felt spider webs from my Halloween stash. My glittered Halloween tree that I picked up at Jo-Ann last year looks right at home here!
Needing a quick and easy idea for Halloween party favors, classroom treats, or neighbor gifts? Look no further than these super simple Halloween treat buckets! Made in minutes, these can be filled to the brim with any treat you choose, and they can be tailored to suit any recipient. Let me show you how easily these come together!
Honestly, the hardest step in this entire process is narrowing down which products from the terrific American Crafts Halloween line at Target to use. There is so much to choose from: epoxy and glittered stickers, washi tape, labels, and a 6×6″ paper pad ( just to name a few), plus three complete kits to craft a fantastic wreath, a festive banner or some darling witches’ hats. I love them all!!
This is a sponsored post written in conjunction with Jo-Ann Stores and Wilton. All opinions are entirely my own.
Love the idea of delighting the little ones in your life with fun Halloween treats, but lacking the time to make it all happen? Let me show you how I put together some no-bake Halloween pops with a base made of a favorite childhood treat: marshmallow pies! Wilton products available at Jo-Ann stores nationwide give you the ability to create darling edible treats, even if you don’t have time to heat up the oven. Let me show you how to make these quick-and-easy Halloween marshmallow pie pops in 5 minutes or less!
I have always loved Halloween, but I have never liked the gory, grim side of the holiday. And now that I have young children, I am even more inclined to find un-scary, fright-free ways to celebrate Halloween. Today I’ve rounded up over forty of the very best project ideas for doing just that!
Give kids an oh-so-sweet way to collect candy this Halloween during trick-or-treating with a personalized candy corn tote bag. Even if you are new to sewing, this is a project this is entirely doable in the span of an afternoon (or less!). Let me show you how easily this comes together.
Decorating outdoor spaces, including porches, patios and more, is a great way to add a touch of seasonal flair to your home. Fall is a perfect time to showcase an abundance of rich, vibrant color in your outdoor decorating, with pumpkins, gourds, mums and other natural elements that are readily available during the autumn season. Today I’m sharing how my fall front porch came together. Let me give you the full tour!