Tuesday, October 20, 2020

HALLOWEEN: 5 Unique Children's Costume Ideas

 

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What a cute creation!  There is a DIY tutorial where you can make this out of inexpensive items from your local craft store over at nuggetlands.com


Snake Costume

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While the above costume does not have instructions, it could be made using a knit python print, batting to stuff the tail and face makeup (painting the snake eyes over closed eyelids).


A Boy Scout Helping an Old Man
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While this doesn't have instructions it could be done with some thrift store kids clothing, ap printout of "badges" on construction paper for the Boy scout, and a "walker" construction with plastic PVC pipe painted silver and 4 tennis balls.

BUBBLE BATH
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White clothing with white balloons taped to the front, white shower caps, a bath brush, and rubbie duckie comprise this cute costume.


CRAZY CAT LADY
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This could be made with a bathrobe with some stuffed toys cats pinned to the robe and rollers in the hair.

Monday, October 19, 2020

HALLOWEEN: A FEW MORE FAMILY COSTUMES

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 SCOOBY DOO GANG

Here are a few more fun family costumes for Halloween

GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY

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WIZARD OF OZ


MUPPETS
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Sunday, October 18, 2020

HALLOWEEN: 6 UNIQUE DOG COSTUMES AT INSTRUCTABLES.COM

 

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Instructables.com is a DIY's dream as people can post their step-by-step projects to share or you can learn how a project was made.  This year they have a pet costume contest for Halloween and here are 5 unique pet costumes from that site with links.

Above is Echo the Walrus, a Boston Terrier in a DIY Walrus costume

It looks like Echo may have more than one party to attend this year as there is also a Chia Pet costume.

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Here are two dogs dressed as headless ghost of the 1700's.

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This cute is a "Bury the Booty" pirate costume where it looks like it and another dog are carrying a treasure chest.
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This pupper is A Bunch of Grapes

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Here is Echo the Boxer as Scorpion

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Saturday, October 17, 2020

HALLOWEEN: 6 EASY PRETZEL HALLOWEEN TREATS

 

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Make Pretzel bones with white chocolate, small pretzel sticks and mini marshmallows.  Instructions of Awortheyread.com.



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These are made with large stick pretzels, almond slivers, black gel food coloring and bright green candy coating.  To see how to make visit 



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These Mummy Pretzels are made with large stick pretzels, white chocolate and candy eyes.  

See how to make them at Letsdishrecipes.com.

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This Pin did not have instructions, but it is square pretzels, small stick pretzels if you want "bolts", green and red candy melts, candy eyes, and chocolate sprinkles.

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This Pin by Hungry Happenings are made with pretzel rods, caramel bits, candy eyes, candy sprinkles, candy melts and optional food coloring.

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These Ghost pretzels can be made mini pretzels, white chocolate, coconut oil to thin the chocolate and candy eyes. 

For details visit Dessertnowdinnerlater.com

Thursday, October 15, 2020

HALLOWEEN: 10 Easy Halloween Cake Decorating Ideas

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Below is a short video of 10 easy Halloween cake decorating ideas by Shelby Bower at The Sugar Scoop on Youtube.



Wednesday, October 14, 2020

HALLOWEEN: DIY DECORATIVE JAR CANDLES

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With an empty pickle jar (or you could use any other glass jar) and a few inexpensive items, you can create a customized Halloween jar candle.

The post indicated the following items were used:

1. Pickle Jars
2. Mod Podge
3. Tissue Paper
4. Construction Paper
5. Scissors
6. Pencil
7. Detail Knife
8. Tea Lights

Below is a short video on how to create:

Monday, October 12, 2020

HALLOWEEN: A Few Family Halloween Costumes


They look incredible, I just wish they looked a little happier being "The Incredibles" family.
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"Mars Attacks" family is ingenious and love the attention to detail on the female alien's face where it is starting to peel off.

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The Addam Family is looking frighteningly good here with the clever cousin "It" and the seriousness of little Wednesday Addams.