Ghostly Halloween Menu Chalkboard

halloween chalkboard menu

Madison and I have planned a very special dinner for Wes tonight and since it's so super duper special, we made a special "Ghostly Halloween Chalkboard Menu" so he'd know what he was in for!  Muhahahahahaha ! [pinit] I know, you totally want to come over for dinner tonight, Continue Reading

All Inclusive Holiday Mantel

all inclusive holiday mantel

I've been doing some decorating and am excited to share!   Who has time to decorate their mantel every time the leaves change?  Every time a new Holiday pops up on the calendar?  Not Me!  Not lately anyway.   Don't get me wrong, I love having a homey home.  I like to get in Continue Reading

Halloween Mantle

Halloween Mantle

I can't believe it's almost Halloween.  I have to admit that decorating this year wasn't high on my priority list.  Having just moved, the idea of unpacking all the decorations just to pack them back up in a few weeks didn't thrill me. But my 12 year old LOVES Halloween so we dug out as many de Continue Reading

Coffin Halloween Party Invitations

coffin invitation

We LOVE Halloween and we LOVE hosting Halloween Parties! So the other day while at the Dollar Store when I spotted these 8" coffins full of  gummy body parts, "Party Invitation" inspiration struck. At $1 each, these are not bargain invitations but I couldn't pass them up. We wanted to make Continue Reading

Pine Tree Topiaries {Guest Post}

pine tree topiaries

Hi! I am Stacy from Not JUST A Housewife and I am excited to be here and share a tutorial with you :) Thank you Sandra for letting me blog here today! I saw some cute pine tree topiaries in blogland thought to myself,  "I could probably make those." So I gave it a try. Here is what you will n Continue Reading

Gift Sprig Christmas Ornament

Hi all, I'm Sandra from Sawdust and Paper Scraps. I've been trying to pull together an ornament idea for some time. But, I've had a lot going on lately and I couldn't give my Christmas Ornament project the time and focus it required.  So , packed up my supplies and took them to Cabo... so I Continue Reading

Skull Book Ends

skull bookends

It turns out I bought about a dozen of these dollar store skulls last year.  I found them all in my Halloween boxes now that I'm finally getting around to digging through them.  {Apparently I thought they were going to run out and I stocked up!} I just threw those book covers together so don't j Continue Reading

Mad Gab Halloween

Have you ever played Mad Gab? I couldn't find a Halloween version anywhere so I made my own. I made these for Madison's Class Halloween party last year.  It was a big hit!  The kids loved the challenge..They would shout out the answer while most of the adults were still trying figure it o Continue Reading

“Trapped Soul” {Halloween Decoration}

trapped soul halloween mirror

   Here's a quick, easy and totally cheep Halloween decoration. This mirror was on clearance because of the crack but it has a nice frame so I bought it.  I decided to make a Halloween decoration out of it before I remove the mirror and use the frame for who knows what. You can scrape the pai Continue Reading

Glowing eyed portraits

GLowing eyed portraits

  Take any print or photo and transform them into Glowing Eyed Portraits in one simple step.  It's so easy and super cool! When you look at these pictures straight on, they look normal.   But check out what happens when you tilt them so they reflect some light! Here's Continue Reading

$5 DIY Skull Candlesticks

skull candlesticks

Make these awesome DIY Skull Candlesticks for about $5 each out of thrift store lamps and dollar store skulls.  This is an easy DIY project that you can throw together in about 30 minutes to rival any Halloween decoration you could find at a Halloween Superstore or Home decor  Halloween display for u Continue Reading

Halloween Subway Art

Halloween subway art decoratoin

       I know, we've seen lots of subway art projects lately. Well I made one too so I might as well share!   I was inspired by Jen's Spooky Subway Art project on Tatertot's and Jello and one from Swainston Vinyl and Design.   This project cost me $1 because I bought four 25 ce Continue Reading