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Give Thanks Banner How-To

[Editor's Note: Sure I realize Halloween is barely over, but for those of us who like to compulsively decorate for the holidays it is already time to start thinking about Thanksgiving. For someone like me who goes all out for Halloween and Christmas, I kinda take a break when it comes to turkey day. A simple "Give Thanks" banner is about all I have the time and energy for. - Jen]...more
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How to Convert a Pumpkin Into a Drink Dispenser

[Editor's Note: Take your party to the next level with a pumpkin drink dispenser. Kim from Tales + Tips shares this fun tutorial on her blog just in time for any last minute Halloween parties. I happen to also think this idea would be fantastic for Thanksgiving. With every great party it is all in the details and this pumpkin drink dispenser is sure to be a crowd pleaser. - Jen]...more

DIY Doll Tutu

[Editor's Note: Tulle tutus are surprisingly easy to make. I have made them for my toddler many of times. Bonnggamom had the bright idea to make one for her daughter's American Doll. But wait, there is more - she made the tutu in candy corn colors for Halloween! I'm thinking maybe I will make a candy corn colored tutu for my daughter and a matching one for her favorite stuffed dinosaur. - Jen]...more
She's super cute, Lisa Woodward Harsma - Denisemore

DIY Studded Belt

[Editor's Note: Sure this belt was made for a toddler, but there is nothing to say that you could not make an adult version. Studs are all the rage this fall. Male or female, punker or prep this easy to make belt looks super cute. - Jen]...more

Creating a Creepy Halloween Chalkboard

[Editor's Note: Beth from Unskinny Boppy just made this Halloween fanatics heart go pitter patter. I thought I had seen all the clever Halloween DIY projects Pinterest had to offer and then I stumbled across this gem. Chalkboards never looked so creepy! - Jen]...more

DIY Festive Flannel Fall Pumpkin

[Editor's Note: Flannel shirts are no longer just for Grungers or Lumberjacks. Crafters have taken notice and started incorporating this look into their fall themed projects. Flannel shirts are a dime a dozen at the thrift store, why not pick a print in fall colors and sew it into a pumpkin. - Jen]...more
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Paint (and Bead) Your Own Chic Owl Sweater

[Editor's Note: Owls are not just for Halloween, according to Burberry they are all the rage all fall long. Can't afford the real thing? No worries, Cathy from Trinkets in Bloom has a fun tutorial on her blog showing you how to paint and bead your very own version. I think my favorite part is the off center at the waist placement of the owl. - Jen]...more
i remember them form the 70's and all the earthy colors and bright oranges they all weremore

Easy DIY Paper Pumpkins

[Editor's Note: Paper crafts are fun, easy and festive. These paper pumpkins from It's Always Autumn are no exception. Make some black and white ones for Halloween and then some brown and orange ones for Thanksgiving next month. - Jen]...more

No-Sew Halloween Hand Towels

[Editor's Note: Spread the Halloween cheer all the way to the bathroom with these adorable and festive hand towels. Witches' legs, spiders -- whatever tickles your Halloween fancy, you can easily applique it onto a towel. The best part about this project is that it is no-sew! -- Jen]...more

Halloween Display How-to

[Editor's Note: Jamielyn not only hearts nap time, she also hearts Halloween. This year she decided to whip up a spooky little vignette using old books, plates, plastic spiders and more. Once I read the tutorial I was surprised at how easy this all sounded. Talk about a whole lot of impact for very little effort. Thinking I might try to make one of my own. - Jen]...more