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Crochet Pumpkin Basket: Perfect for Your Halloween Haul!

Crochet Pumpkin Basket: Perfect for Your Halloween Haul!

It’s time to prepare your little trick or treater for a night of doorstep-hopping in the name of Halloween – and what better way for them to store their Halloween haul, than in this creepy crochet pumpkin?! Alternatively, if you’ve no mini goblins in residence, 

Sew Your Own Halloween Witch Decoration: A Debbie Shore Tutorial

Sew Your Own Halloween Witch Decoration: A Debbie Shore Tutorial

This Halloween, why not put your sewing skills to the test, with this fantastic Halloween witch decoration sewing project from the fabulous Debbie Shore? This wonderfully creative witch doll is as colourful as she is creepy, and would look fantastic sat beside this year’s pumpkin, 

Crafty Pumpkin Carving Templates [ Free Printables!]

Crafty Pumpkin Carving Templates [ Free Printables!]

Whether you’re going all-out this Halloween and throwing a haunted house party, or you just want to set the scene for this year’s trick-or-treating troops, don’t do anything until you’ve read this article! We know you won’t want to sink your knife into this year’s pumpkin until you’ve seen our terrifyingly terrific pumpkin carving template selection!

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Decorative Stitched Pumpkin Wall Decor with Kristine McKay

Decorative Stitched Pumpkin Wall Decor with Kristine McKay

In full disclosure . . . I do not sew.  It’s a skill that I’ve always admired in others.  After hosting dozens of sewing shows and being inspired, I broke down and finally bought a sewing machine! I cannot wait to explore all the creative 

DIY Halloween – Week 4

DIY Halloween – Week 4

DIY Halloween wraps up this week at Create and Craft! Prepare and keep your holiday memories with a Scrap Pack that will make your next scrapbook a haunted delight. It’s the perfect way to share your ghoulish memories with your friends, family, and loved ones. Did 

DIY Halloween – Week 3

DIY Halloween – Week 3

DIY Halloween continues this week at Create and Craft! Everyone loves candy, so celebrate tasty treats with us this week. We’ve got some DIY info and a fun and easy project for you to make the most of your haunted holiday and add some spooky style.

Did you miss the other DIY posts? Here’s some info to catch you up!

 

Create and Craft’s DIY Halloween

This year we’ve got free downloads each week for October 2016. These downloads range from masks to decorative candy toppers and are the perfect way to add something new to your usual October craft projects.

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Our newest download features Candy Toppers that will give your ghoulish treats a little extra kick for your guests and trick or treaters. Let’s take a look at this week’s download.

 

Download DIY Halloween Candy Toppers

You can click here for the Halloween Candy Toppers that will make your tasty treats really stand out. And make sure to watch Create and Craft for new downloads each week. Finally, don’t forget to check Create and Craft to see spooktacular deals on crafting projects for Halloween and fall!

 

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Speaking of projects, we’ve got a fun costume for you to make all of your little pumpkins this year.

 

DIY Halloween Pumpkin Costume with Jane Monzures

This fun and simple Halloween Pumpkin Costume is easy to make and will make your trick or treaters very happy. All you need is an orange pillowcase, two yards of green ribbon, one sheet of black felt, and some liquid stitch or iron-on adhesive backing. It’s a great way to make your own costume and to add some crafting fun to your holiday.

 

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Click here to find the full project on the Create and Craft blog.

 

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Comment below and share your spooky plans with us!

DIY Halloween – Week 2

DIY Halloween – Week 2

We’re continuing our DIY Halloween this week at Create and Craft! Time to switch things up with some party supplies that will give your guests a spooktacular experience. Try exciting new things in the world of crafting with our ghastly goodies this week. We’ve got 

Halloween Costume Crafting Tips

Halloween Costume Crafting Tips

Prepping for your Halloween costume is easier than you think! Some people wait until the last minute to put together a costume, other people spend all year planning what they’re going to wear. If you’re a crafter and want to get the most out of 

Recycle Your Old Plastic Pumpkins with Kristine McKay

Recycle Your Old Plastic Pumpkins with Kristine McKay

We all have them. Those cheap plastic pumpkins from Halloween’s past.  Why not recycle those plastic pumpkins into something that looks like it came straight from a high-end fall boutique? My friend Shannon showed me this amazing technique by simply using yarn, old plastic pumpkins, and hot glue.  Yes, it’s that easy! You can recycle plastic pumpkins into something new in a few simple steps.

First, pick out some fun chunky yarn in the colors of choice and wrap them around the pumpkin, occasionally adhering it with hot glue. To achieve different designs simply wrap the yarn in various directions.

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My favorite one is the large cream pumpkin.  To do this, I simply started in the center and wrapped the yarn in a circular pattern until it was the size I wanted. Then I trimmed the yarn and started on the next circle until the pumpkin was covered. To add a little extra try tying burlap bows around the stems or simply add a few autumn leaves. Place several pumpkins together to create a charming vignette that can be used year after year.

And, that’s it! What are some other ways you could recycle plastic pumpkins?

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