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Simple and easy Halloween Decorations

23 Oct
 
Supply List
 
1- rubber snakes
2- gloss black spray paint
3- styrofoam board
4- hot glue
5- doormat
 
Spray rubber snakes with gloss paint
Cut rubber snakes into various size halves
Hot glue halves to the sides of styrofoam board
Place doormat over styrofoam board
 
 
Googlie Halloween eyes
 
 
 
Use styrofoam balls of various sizes
Connect the two eyes with toothpicks
Use black marker to draw the eyes
Place them any place you choose
Just remember, they really pop against darker backdrops

 

 
Credit : Better Homes and Gardens

 

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Halloween Itsy Bitsy Spider DIY

21 Oct

 

 
 

Materials you will need                                                                                      
1 pack of black tissue paper (I used 8 to 10 sheets depending on the size you would like)                                                                                                         
1 sheet of Black Cardstock
1 sheet of White Cardstock
1 Pipe cleaner or Floral Wire
Some orange ribbon for a hair bow if your making a girl spider
Fishing line or Ribbon to hang your spider from
Your going to start by making a basic tissue pom. I stack 8-10 sheet of tissue paper and then start making 1 inch to 1.5 inch accordion folds back and forth until you have reached the end of your stack.

 
 

Next I like to trim off one of the ends to get my desired length for my tissue pom. The piece you trim off will also be used for making spider legs.
I like mine to be about 17 inches long for a large spider. After you trim off the excess place it to the side to be used later.

 

Then using your pipe cleaner or floral wire secure it around the middle of your stack . At this point I like to attach my fishing line or ribbon for hanging. You can attach it under the pipe cleaner or wire or simply make a loop when your twisting your pipe cleaner or floral wire to feed it through.

 
 
 

The next step is to cut your edges into either a point or a rounded edge. I prefer a point for a spider.

 
 
 
 

Now your ready to fluff! Flip your tissue stack onto its side and fan it out a bit.  Hold it in the middle with one hand and gently begin to pull apart each layer. I like to pull half of the sheets from the top and then switch and pull the other half towards the bottom. If it rips a little don’t panic! You can usually trim it off or just hide that piece when you fluff it.

 
 
 
 
 
 

After all of your layers are separated fluff it a bit to give it a nice even full shape.
So now you have your spider body it’s time to bring it to life..mawww haaaa haaaa!
Using the excess tissue paper that you set aside earlier determine how thick you would like your legs. I did about 1 inch. Trim that stack to your desired width. You will already have it folded into an accordion fold because you trimmed it off of your tissue stack after it was folded. I like a smaller fold on the legs so I unfold the stack and lay it out on the table and repeat the steps to making an accordion fold but this time I do it at about 1/2 inch. This is totally up to your taste so play around a bit and make it how you think you would like it the best. After you fold it again you now have 8 layers of tissue that will become your 8 spider legs.
Using a circle cutter and your black cardstock punch out 8 circle feet. If you don’t have a circle cutter trace something circular and using scissors cut out your circles or try a different shape…again it’s totally up to your creativity! While you have your circle cutter out go ahead and cut 2 circles out of your white card stock for the eyes and then 2 smaller black circles for the pupils of the eyes.

 
 

Separate each tissue layer and using a glue stick attach your circle feet to the bottom of one of your legs. Also glue your pupils onto your white eye’s. Have fun with the placement of your pupils…moving the pupils around will really change the personality of your spider!

 
 

Once all of your legs are ready begin gluing them onto your tissue pom. I like to attach them around the middle of the tissue layers. I did an 8 layer spider so I placed my legs in the middle with 4 tissue layers above the legs and 4 below the legs.

 

Now using your glue stick again attach your eyes. I attach mine on the second layer of tissue so that she looks a little furry around the top of her eyes.

 
 

Now if your making a Spiderella (girl) add a cute little orange bow to her hair.

Ta-da!!! You did it!! Easy cheap and soooo cute! These look adorable hanging outside because the wind will blow it gently and their little legs dance around…lol. Really cute!

 
 
 
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Halloween Glitter Slime Monsters DIY

21 Oct

                                                                Halloween Glitter Slime Monsters by the36thavenue.com

Before we start playing with the slime wash some baby food jars
{ we use the two smallest sizes }
and spray paint the lids.
While they dry make the Glitter Slime.
Slime recipe
1 Elmer’s Glitter Glue
1 Cup Water
1 tsp. Borax
1 Tb Water
Mix 1 tsp. Borax and 1 Cup water together.
You can find the Borax at your local stores in the Laundry section.
empty the Glitter Glue into a bowl
Add 1 TB. Water to the glue and mix it together.
This will help the glue to become a little more flexible.
Add 1 TB. Water to the glue and mix it together.
This will help the glue to become a little more flexible.
Right away you will see how the Glitter Slime will start to form.
Don’t leave the slime in the water mixture too long since it will make the slime too hard.
TIP: Don’t throw the extra Borax mixture yet.
If the slime gets too slimy you can put it back inside and it will harden some more.
After the Glitter Slime is done and the jars are full
it is time to decorate them and transform them into monsters.
The first thing we added were the eyes.
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Dress the Glitter Slime Monsters up!
We used vinyl to make their hair, mouth and mustache.
You don’t need a vinyl machine for this step, plain scissors will do the job!
We even made some arms for the Little Blue Guy.
Put the lids back on, a little ribbon here, a fake spider and a cupcake liner there,
and here they are the coolest little guys EVER!
…And of course every boy needs a girl.

Halloween Makeup Ideas – Part 2

21 Oct
http://sometimesalicefx.deviantart.com/art/Witch-367533599

http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/halloween-witch-makeup

 

http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/sugar-skull-makeup-tutorial

 

http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/lady-gaga-makeup

 

http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/under-eye-rainbow
http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/fall-vs-spring-fairy

 

http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/bloody-doll-2

 

http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/nun-ya-business-how-she-died

 

http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/tiger-goddess-makeup
http://sometimesalicefx.deviantart.com/art/Little-Queen-378074071
http://www.totalbeauty.com/content/gallery/last-minute-halloween-costume-makeup/p122342/page5
http://www.totalbeauty.com/content/gallery/last-minute-halloween-costume-makeup/p122362/page6
leopard-makeup-half-mask.jpg
http://miabellezza.squidoo.com/leopard-makeup
http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/crazy-face-painting

Halloween Makeup Ideas PART 1

20 Oct
http://ladyartlooks.com/blog/category/hair-makeup/d-i-y/
http://www.fereckels.com/curator/joanna/diy-halloween-makeup-14388/96756.html
easy cat Halloween makeup style for girls
http://girls-makeovers.blogspot.com/2012/10/easy-cat-halloween-makeup-tutorial.html

Halloween Tutu/ Skull Wreath Tutorial

20 Oct

Halloween DIY Wreath Tutorial at the36thavenue.com

This wreath was super easy to make. Let me show you what you’ll need:
A wire wreath, 1 yard of white, grey, and black tulle, and
any embellishments you would like to use to decorate.
Halloween Wreath Materials
The first thing you want to do is cut your tulle about two inches wide and about six inches long.
You can always trim the layers later if you think they are too long.
Halloween Wreath Tutorial
When you have all of your pieces cut, start tying them to the wire.
I noticed it was easier to work from the outside to the inside of the wreath…
Halloween Wreath Step 1
I hope you are watching a good show while doing this part since it takes a while to finish all the layers.
Start with black, then the gray, then white and finish with black again.
Halloween Wreath Step 2
When you are done add your embellishments. I chose a glittered skull from the Dollar Store.
I gave it a bit of a makeover. You know, girls like to look good… I think she looks fantastic!
And just like that you are done… Time to hang up your new Halloween Wreath!
Halloween Wreath Tutorial the36thavenue.com
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