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Topic: Day of the Dead Halloweeny Window (lotsa pics)  (Read 10830 times)
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« on: October 14, 2008 08:23:29 PM »

$5.73 for 3 yards of black kraft paper, 1 roll of Scotch tape and 2.5 hours of cutting and assembling gets you a pretty cool window display... I'd like to add a few more touches but I'll probably just get lazy and leave well enough alone.

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Me in my super-cool witch pants gathering all my materials

My trusty assistant checking his camera, scissors at the ready. BTW this is a great project for wee ones because it's pretty forgiving. I drew bones with chalk on the black paper and he cut away.

Checking the progress...

Whee! All done... here's what it looks like from the insides, fairly boring to be perfectly honest

Outside however made me want to do a happy dance. Who am I kidding? I DID do a happy dance!

An extra skull drawn by my most awesome and talented kiddo.


« Reply #1 on: October 14, 2008 08:36:40 PM »

AWESOME!  Shocked Shocked Shocked

That is so cool! =]

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« Reply #2 on: October 14, 2008 08:43:31 PM »

That is so cool!  The picture of your house under the sky is amazing!

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« Reply #3 on: October 14, 2008 08:48:18 PM »

That looks fantastic!  And what a cute and talented helper you had too!

Good work, that's a great idea, and if we ever turned lights on in my house *coughcoughweliveinacavecough* I might steal your idea!   Cheesy

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« Reply #4 on: October 14, 2008 08:49:15 PM »

Fabulous!  You and your kiddo have skills!! Smiley 
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« Reply #5 on: October 14, 2008 08:55:35 PM »

that's teh best window ever, i'm so stealing your idea!
love the skull your boy drew too, that would make an awesome stuffy Wink.

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« Reply #6 on: October 14, 2008 09:11:44 PM »

That came out amazing. We do widow paints sometimes, but I would have never thought of that.
The clouds in the picture just make it that much cooler. Beautiful!

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great project! i love it.. and great photos! this rocks!

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« Reply #8 on: October 14, 2008 10:54:50 PM »

Obviously the party is at your house!
You're lucky to have such a talented helper. i love the stuffie idea.

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« Reply #9 on: October 14, 2008 11:55:44 PM »

oooh how cool! im so inspired

if i can make a suggestion if u add nething let it be colorful xmas lights around the boarders of the windows, they always remind me of mexico n the day of the dead
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