Halloween Decorating

Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial – Super Easy DIY Project

Grocery Bag Dispenser

Are you a grocery bag hoarder?  I have always been one.  They have so darn many uses, that it is a shame to just throw them away when you come back from a shopping trip.  But keeping them tidy can be a problem. This DIY Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial gives me a place to keep…

No Carve Autumn Leaf Pumpkin

No carve Autumn Leaf Pumpkin

Carving pumpkins is a lot of fun, especially when you do it with children, but it is also messy.  Fortunately, there are many alternatives for a carved pumpkins that will still set a fall theme around your home.  This mo mess autumn leaf pumpkin project is fast and easy to do and looks great when done. …

DIY Scrap Wood Pumpkins – Cute Fall Curb Appeal

Scrap wood pumpkins with moss and pine cones

These adorable scrap wood pumpkins are easy to make and will add great curb appeal to your front steps. I love making home decor projects that either use supplies I have on hand or can be recycled from something else.  In the case of these scrap wood pumpkins, the starting point was an old mail…

Autumn Makeover for My Front Entry

Just a few projects and my front entry is ready for fall.

This autumn makeover for my front entry adds seasonal flair and great curb appeal. I love everything about autumn.  When the temperatures start to fall, I know that good things are right around the corner. Having three fun holidays in a row gives me so many options for outside decorations.  This autumn makeover is perfect…

Quick and Easy Halloween DIY projects

12 Easy Fall & Halloween Decor Projects

Decorate for Halloween and Fall with one of these Easy DIY Projects Halloween is the beginning of the festive season that seems to lend itself to decorating.  Try one of these cute DIY projects to dress up your home and yard for the holiday and for fall in general. The projects are all easy to…

How to Make an Autumn Door Swag

Festive autumn front door swag

Decorate your entry with a festive autumn door swag. I just love decorating this time of the year.  But much of what is out there is very holiday-centric.  I like something that goes over both Halloween and Thanksgiving, so I decided to do a decorative autumn door swag this year.We redid the entry of our…

Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks

7 Tips for a Perfecly Carved Pumpkin

7 Tips to a Perfectly Carved Pumpkin If you have tried your hand at pumpkin carving, you will know that an easy Jack o Lantern design is not too difficult. But attempting more elaborate designs may make you wonder why you ever ventured away from Jack!  These pumpkin carving tips will bring out the artist…

DIY Pumpkin Projects and Crafts

DIY pumpkin projects

Dress up Your House with one of these DIY Pumpkin Crafts. I love fall. The smells and colors abound and it’s the beginning of festive holidays for the rest of the year.  And of course it is the beginning of Everything Pumpkin Time!  These DIY pumpkin projects will add lots of seasonal decor to your…

DIY Spooky Halloween Luminaries

DIY Halloween luminaries

Spooky Halloween Luminaries Looking for something to light the way along your driveway on Halloween night?  How about one of these Mason Jar Halloween Luminaries. The project is simple to do.   Just assemble these items: (affiliate links) old mason jars rough jute black construction paper pillar candles glue stick scissors Find a shape that you…

Spooky Halloween Snake Basket – Porch Decoration

snake head basket

This spooky Halloween Snake Basket will delight both young and hold this holiday season. Halloween is such a fun time of the year for me.  I love to do crafts and DIY projects more during these few months than any other.  This spooky Halloween snake basket is a real treat. It looks scary, will delight…

DIY Halloween Goodie Bag

DIY Halloween Goodie Bag

Spooky Halloween Goodie Bag will delight your party Guests. I just love this time of the year.  The temps are cooler, the leaves are changing and I know that the holiday season will soon be here. The kids in the neighborhood will love coming to your house this Halloween if you make these spooky Halloween…

Diy Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween Costumes for the Crafter Have you checked out the price of Halloween costumes lately?  They are very expensive for just a few hours of wear. Why not get creative and make one of your own?  Many of these project take very little time to make and some use items you may already have on…

Budget Friendly Fall Patio Makeover

Fall Patio make over

Dress up Your Curb Appeal with the Budget Friendly Fall Patio Makeover. I am giddy right now.  The temperatures have finally dropped and the leaves are starting to change color.  MY TIME OF YEAR!  Living in NC is hard on a gardener at heart, so getting outside right now is a dream for me.  It’s…

DIY No Carve Sunflower Pumpkin

No Carve Sun Flower Pumpkin

DIY No Carve Sunflower Pumpkin Here is another idea for those of you who do not like the mess of a carved pumpkin. It’s also one that gardeners will love!  This no carve sunflower pumpkin uses the heads of sunflowers or any other colorful daisy like flower to cover the outside of the pumpkin. Silk…

Halloween Spooky Wood Cut Out Decorations

DIY Spooky Wooden Cut Out Yard Decorations

DIY Halloween Cut Outs When my daughter was much younger, I was very much into all sorts of crafts. I especially loved decorating for the various holidays because she loved what I came up with for decorations. These DIY Halloween Cut Outs were one of her favorites. One being happy with just one decoration (call…

No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

No carve pumpkin ideas.

Decorate with one of these No Carve Pumpkin Ideas Every fall, the pumpkins abound and people start thinking about how to decorate them.  But that can be messy and eventually kind of smelly too.  Instead of all that mess, why not try one of these no carve pumpkin DIY ideas.  All use other supplies to…

DIY Candy Corn Autumn Glass Decoration

DIY Candy Corn Fall Decoration

Candy Corn Autumn Glass Decoration Project This is the time of the year that my candy dishes are full of candy corn.  Nothing seems to say fall like a dish full of the sweet orange, yellow and white treats.  I decided to use the left over Halloween candy on a decoration that would take me…

DIY Book Page Pumpkin

Book Page Pumpkin

Easy Book Page Pumpkin Today’s featured DIY post comes to use from Painted up Glam.  Her project is easy and yet very cute and one that I’d love to see displayed.  It would be suitable for either Halloween or Thanksgiving. To make a book page pumpkin of your own you will need just a few…

Creative Pumpkin Carving

Top 12 Pumpkin Carvings

Pumpkin Carving at its Best Each year at this time, we seem to discover new and unusual ways to carve a pumpkin.  Gone are the traditional Jack 0 Lantern pumpkins, and roll in the new ideas! Here are a few of my favorites. They range from a wonderful Santa Claus design in an old world…

Junk Art and Home Decor Fall Projects Round Up

Halloween Junk art and home decor projects from the Garden Charmers

Decorate in Style with one of these Junk Art Home Decor projects The ladies in my Facebook Gardening Group called the Garden Charmers are at it again.   I asked the ladies in the group to show me what they have to share for Fall Junk art and home decor projects, and they came up with…

Halloween Cross Stitch patterns

Halloween Cross Stitch Patterns

Whip up Some Halloween Decor with one of these Cross Stitch patterns. I used to do cross stitch all the time.  Alas, my eyes no longer allow this pleasure, but I still enjoy looking at patterns that are available. These patterns range from lightly seasonal to downright scary.  You can click on any of the…

Easy Halloween Decor Ideas

DIY Halloween Easy projects and decor ideas

Decorate Your House for Halloween with one of these Neat and easy DIY projects. It is that time of the year when all the spooks, goblins and black cats come out for the month.  There are tons of store bought Halloween decorations but why not try making some of our own with one these easy…