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Printable Apothecary Labels for Halloween

Every good witch or wizard needs a fine set of apothecary labels for some playful Halloween decorations, right? Here is a set that will keep your potion making ingredients in order. I will be honest, we had such a good time designing and planning this photo shoot which is hosted by today. These spooky,… Read more.


Homemade Halloween Costumes: No-Sew Wolf Hoodie

For the last no-sew costume of our series this year (see the dragon, superhero boy and girl, bandit and butterfly here), we are going to do a little flash-back from a few years ago. As a fun little vacation, I took Emily and her boyfriend to meet my sister and her two teen boys for… Read more.

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Printable Halloween party tags

Halloween Party Printables + Two $25 Gift Cards to

Here we are, exactly two weeks from All Hallows Eve. Last year we shared with you an adorable kid’s Halloween party and gave you all the cute and kid friendly printables to decorate. This year we are showing you a more grown-up party that is still elegant and stylish along with the gritty and grim…. Read more.

DIY Butterfly Costume

Homemade Halloween Costumes: Butterfly

We are rounding out this week’s Homemade Halloween costumes with this adorable last minute no-sew butterfly costume.  No one can resist a butterfly and I know this little girl loved spinning and twirling through our photo shoot.  This costume is cute and girlish in every way. We picked different shades of lavender and pink from… Read more.

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No Sew bandit costume

Homemade Halloween Costumes: Running Bandit

It is the season for costumes and when Michaels asked us to show another DIY costume for today’s Michaels Makers blog hop we decided to share one that is perfect for one of Portland’s favorite past times. Portland hosts the 10th largest marathon in the U.S. and smaller ones once or sometimes even twice a… Read more.

Superhero Halloween Costumes

Homemade Halloween Costumes: No-Sew Superheros

It is day two for our homemade Halloween costumes and today I am giving you a twofer! (That would be a “two in one”). Superhero costumes are a classic and we made these for our Lightning Boy and Star Girl. You can choose your child’s favorite colors for their custom costume. I found my gorgeous… Read more.


DIY Paper Lanterns for Halloween Decorations

What fun it is to explore what the new Cricut Explore will make and especially when it comes to Halloween decorations! These mini lanterns are cut from one sheet of 8.5 x 11 black metallic paper and use a half sheet of white vellum to make the frosted windows both from With the Explore… Read more.


Homemade Halloween Costumes: No-Sew Dragon Mask and Cape

This week we are starting a series of homemade Halloween costumes that are great for last minute and are no-sew! Woo hoo! I will start the series with this adorable little dragon costume. Even though I do sew, it seemed like a fun project to create these cute costumes (there will be 4 total) using… Read more.

Crepe Paper Crafts: Fall Pumpkins

Crepe Paper Crafts: Fall Pumpkins

I am planning to make a crepe paper centerpiece for my Thanksgiving table. . . I will share all of the pieces and steps with you which will include artichokes, pine cones, mums, fall leaves and acorn. Ooooh, I am so excited to make all of these! The second piece I am making (you can… Read more.

DIY Halloween Garland

DIY Halloween Decorations: Make A Paper Bat Garland

What a pretty bat garland! It is easy to see it for the scalloped shape before even realizing it is a sting of bats. This garland is a perfect weekend project and is easy enough for kids to join you. Simply use the bat pattern to cut all of your bats from a black paper…. Read more.

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