Candy corn is a staple for Halloween and fall. I not only love to eat them, but I also enjoy crafting fun items that depict their fun character. Mix up a batch of salt dough and make candy corn pins for children’s party favors, or decorate your home with candy corn ornie bowl fillers or […]
Month: October 2011
Paint a Halloween Folding Chair for Fall Decorating
Spruce up your front yard, porch or entryway with a trash to treasure Halloween project that will look nothing like the plastic decorations you buy in the store. Decorating doesn’t need to be expensive. Dig through your dusty garage treasures for inspiration. This Halloween chair was basically made with a can of spray paint and […]
Ooooh!! Only 10 days remaining until Halloween. Do you need a Halloween craft quickie? Store-bought Halloween decorations are much easier to purchase than they are to make, but your choices are usually mass-produced, brightly colored and/or plastic. Add a little sophistication to your fall decor by making your own. This stenciled pillow can be finished […]
Spook the goblins with an old weathered pumpkin. Recycle an Old Fence Section into a Primitive Yard Jack O’Lantern
Halloween Witch Hat Ornies
Make Witch Hat Primitive Halloween Ornies. Halloween decorations made from old wool suits. Make Witch Hat Primitive Halloween Ornies from Recycled Wool Clothing
Halloween Candle Holders From Children’s Boots
Recycle Children’s Boots into Candle Holders. These are even cuter in person and they are a great craft show seller. Decorate for Fall with Halloween Boot Candle Holders
This is a card box I recently finished for a wedding. I looked everywhere for instructions, but I couldn’t seem to find the one I was envisioning in my mind. Oh well, like most things, I’ve decided to make my own. The bride provided me with a paper mache box. It was a nice box, […]
Recycle Chenille Bedspreads into Pumpkins
Another basket of finished merchandise to sell at craft shows. I made these last year, but since they sold so well, I knew I needed to make more. Last year I used orange bedspreads. I couldn’t find orange ones for this year, so I dyed white bedspreads orange. They are a little primitive and faded […]
Just finished a basket of stuffed corn. These sell so well this time of year. I made mine for fall craft shows and the store where I sell my crafts locally. They are a perfect addition to a Thanksgiving table, mantel, or anywhere you want to add bountiful fall decor. Enjoy!
Sometimes my mind just goes there. Where? To the imaginary land of inspiring junk transformations. This wreath, made from a bike tire rim, is one of my most favorite designs. The tutorial can be found here. Enjoy!