Posts Tagged ‘Halloween’

These Are a Few of My Favorite (Spooky!) Things

No raindrops on roses today; it’s Halloween season! Here are a few of my favorite things found on the Halloween board this year. I absolutely love this frightened little toad, who’s perched himself up on a spooky skull. Who is responsible for this paper maché masterpiece? The Raging Sloth. fiberartsy picked up a small birdcage […]

@Home This Weekend: Create a Spooky Yard

This weekend, whip up a few faux tombstones and transform your exterior for spooky Halloween fun! TheMistressT injected a bit of humor into her headstones. For example, the grave pictured on the left memorializes “Hugh Jass”. Ready for Halloween?

Spooky Halloween Treats

Are they really treats, or just tricks in disguise? This collection of spooky delights is guaranteed to please all but the very squeamish. Be frightened! krispat brought this red velvet skull cake to an office Halloween pot luck. I’m sure this cake sat at the “head” of the table! Inspired by Freddy Krueger and his […]

Spooky Decor for Halloween

It’s that scary time of the year when it’s fun to decorate your house in anticipation of all the little ghouls and goblins that will soon be knocking at your door. Let’s see how some Craftster members will be decorating for Halloween this year. kittykill made a stunning glittery wreath in the classic Halloween colors […]

“Z” is for Zombie!

Now that September is nearing an end, we’re starting to move into the spookiest time of the year. We may be weeks away from Halloween, but you’ve got to keep your wits about you; zombies are everywhere. These zombie dolls with handpainted faces are by lunamadre. I swear they look like they can see into […]

Spotlight on: Dioramas

Did you ever have to build a diorama for a school project? In 5th grade we had to enter the Science Fair and my project was the Solar System. You know, back when Pluto was a planet.Those were the days, but I digress. Ever since then I have been fascinated with dioramas. Dioramas are small […]

Black Cat Halloween

With Halloween only days away, watch out for black cats! Whether you believe they are familiars for witches or just cuddly pets who are simply misunderstood, there’s no doubt they’ll be seen in abundance this Halloween season. Beware!  I love the face on this handstitched wool felt treat bag by HaughtyWench. Nothing says “trick or […]

Tricky Treats for Halloween

Whether you’re hosting a party or just want to have some spooky fun, tricky treats are a must for your Halloween festivities! Here are some delightfully spooky edibles found in the Halloween section of Craftster.  bunny1kenobi repackaged candies and gave them new names to make these tricky treats to share with friends. These blood worms, […]

Spooktacular Handmade Halloween

October crafting is filled with ghouls, goblins, pumpkins and other scary delights! Here are a few ideas to get your creative gears turning. Be sure to stop by the Halloween Decor and Parties board as well as the Halloween Costumes board, too! Candy Corn Dessert sweets4ever whipped up a fun and festive dessert for her […]

How to Make Cheescloth Ghosts

In this episode of Craftster Quickies, kittykill will teach you how to make spooktacular cheesecloth ghosts and glow-in-the-dark creepy eyes! Cheesecloth ghosts are the perfect touch for your Halloween décor. Add one to your mantle

Skeery Things

Happy October 1st. You know what that means: Halloween is near! I searched Craftster and found some scary, scary things to share with you today. Not all of them are typical Halloween type things, but I believe you’ll agree that they’re still frightening!  Look at this poor forgotten fairy imprisoned somewhere around TheMistressT‘s house. So […]

Halloween Pumpkins That Last for Years

This October, why not make a pumpkin or jack o’lantern that will never rot? Here are several, made from a variety of materials. They’ll bring you Halloween cheer year after year.  Make several pumpkins and  start up your own pumpkin patch using this fabric pumpkin tutorial by Phizzychick. This creepy little paper maché fellow was […]

Halloween Fun With Spellbinders

Sponsored Content My hands-down favorite holiday for crafting is Halloween, so when Spellbinders sent me some stickpins with corresponding dies and some new embossing plates, I immediately chose to do a Halloween themed craft. After all, ’tis the season! I made a little witchy collage for the stickpin, and then a Halloween tag to display […]

Awesome Autumn/Halloween Swap Galleries

One of my favorite things about Craftster is the many craft swaps that take place. I love to make something for my partner, and receive wonderful crafts in return. There are always lots of swaps to choose from. I’m always looking in the galleries for inspiration, and since I love Halloween, I’ve been keeping track […]

Haunt Your House For Halloween!

Halloween is nearing, and many of the houses in my neighborhood are starting to take on a bit of a creepy air. It’s time to haunt your house! Here are some great ideas for decorating the outside of your home; it’s the perfect way to welcome all the little trick or treaters that come your […]