Green Blob in a Bottle

What child wouldn't love to create one of these fun ooey gooey Blobs in a Bottle? I found this creepy craft in the Halloween craft book called, Make Yourself a Monster by Kathy Ross. There's tons of fun monsterish ideas, perfect for Halloween.Supplies for Green Blobs:corn syrup empty clear bottle/jar - with or without a lid green food coloring crafting googly eyesPour corn syrup into your jar. Add 2-3 drops of food coloring. Now add your googley eyes. These will float, unless you glue on a weight to the back of the eyes, or something heavy. Now your Blob is ready for display. Keep these ghoulish eyes on hand, you may have a monster visit with only one eye that might need a spare!  … [Read more...]

Halloween Blocks – DIY Holiday Home Decor

You will need: a 2x4 wooden board, about 2 feet long for 5 letters; black craft paint; Mod Podge; 2 foam paint brushes; black letters to spell your Halloween word of choice; several patterns of Halloween scrapbooking paper; embellishments and ribbonAfter you have cut your wooden board into random lengths (these range from 4 1/2 inches to 2 inches), paint the entire block black.Trace your blocks onto the Halloween scrapbooking paper and cut out.These letters were made using a Cricut machine. Or you can use any other black paper letters. Mod Podge only the backside of the paper and stick it to the front of the block.If you are applying any embellishments to your letters, attach the embellishment to the letter first, then Mod Podge the back of your letters. Or you can use … [Read more...]