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By Chris Wallace for Walnut Hollow
Halloween is absolutely one of my FAVORITE holidays and to celebrate I pulled together the creative minds of some of my talented blogging friends to bring you over 110 fabulous Halloween ideas! We have so many fun ideas to share! I guarantee you’ll find a project (or 10!) that you would love to incorporate into your Halloween festivities. All week (Monday through Saturday) Walnut Hollow and our blogging friends will be sharing our fun creations with all of you. Each day will include approximately 20 Halloween projects and you can “hop” from one blog to another to check them all out.
So here’s the final installment of fabulous Halloween ideas from our creative blogging friends. Join the blog hop & click on each of the links below, for the Halloween projects you’d like to see in more detail and it’ll take you right to that post with additional information and photos on how to create it. Have fun and pin away!
1. Mini Ghost Pumpkin Cakes
2. Easy Halloween Sculpey necklace
3. Owl-ween Party
4. Easy Halloween Cupcake Wrapper Wreath
5. Halloween Polka Dot Pillow
6. Halloween Dinner Party Table Setting
7. Halloween Party Garland
8. Halloween Oreo Truffles
9. Skeleton Hat
10. Fabric Halloween Wreath Tutorial
11. Pumpkin Carving 101
12. Dress It Up Halloween Trick-or-Treat Bags
13. Lips as Red as the Rose (an ICE Resin belt buckle)
14. Easy Halloween Caramel Apple Dippers
15. Raccoon Mask
16. Pumpkin Tea Towels
17. Easy Halloween Window Cling
Follow our Fabulous Halloween Ideas Pinterest board for even more inspiration!
My creation for this fun Halloween blog hop is:
Hasn’t this week been fun? All sorts of great ideas for Halloween. But there is more!!! This idea is for Pumpkin Carving on foam pumpkins that you can find in many craft stores during this time of the year. The best part about carving on these pumpkins is that you get to keep them from year to year and they won’t deteriorate!
For ideas on what to carve on your pumpkins, it’s as simple as checking out about a million ideas on the internet. Or, you can always draw your own design or even trace the inside of spooky cookie cutters for shapes.
To get started, be sure to read all manufacturer’s instructions found inside the Creative Versa-Tool® by Walnut Hollow. Use pliers to attach the Hot Knife Point on the Tool. Secure Tool Stand to a work surface with tape. Place the Tool on the Stand. Plug into electric outlet, turn the Versa-Temp control dial to the Red Zone and heat for 4-5 minutes.
Watch this video to see the easy way to carve foam pumpkins using the Creative Versa-Tool®:
Here are some photos of other Pumpkin Carving ideas you can use for foam pumpkins.
Enjoy and Happy Halloween!
Thanks to all 110+ fabulous bloggers participating! We’d love for you to visit their blogs and see what else they’re up to!
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By Chris Wallace for Walnut Hollow
Remember? I said I was going to doing something “un-traditional” with the Rustic Tree. This is just the first one and it was so easy to make!
You could use regular Black acrylic paint for the “branches”, but I used DecoArt® Americana® Chalkboard Paint™ so I could change the words from year to year if I wanted. Use a large flat brush to paint the Chalkboard Paint on the branches. Follow the instructions for painting 2 coats and letting it dry thoroughly.
Using a large flat brush, paint the “trunk” of the Tree with DecoArt® Americana® Chalky Finish, Heritage. By now, I guess you know that this new paint from DecoArt is a huge favorite. It’s nice and thick – you only need one coat.
The Marvy® Chalk Markers are great to use on the Chalkboard Paint. Usually I rub a regular piece of chalk over the dry paint to condition it for the Chalk Marker or for regular chalk. This time, I just left the paint as is and wrote with the Chalk Marker right on top.
I wanted to add a few things to the tree – like ornaments. I decided to paint clothespins and nail them to the branches here and there so I could pin a few things.
This is your early idea for the upcoming Halloween season. Better get started now – Happy Halloween!