Category Archives: Halloween

One in a Minion, Minion Hats

By General Crafts Contributor Sammy from the blog Seriously, Sammy?!

One in a Minion, Minion hats

We had a One in a Minion Birthday bash for my sweet nephew, Preston. What happens when you have an idea of what you want, but there is no such thing in the market?  You creatively visualize and then construct. That’s what you do! I wanted minion hats for all the kids, but I was not impressed by anything out there. So I made my own. If you want to make your own minion hat, do not fret, I got you. For this week’s DIY, we’re making Minion hats! This is a very easy DIY tutorial! The kids loved it so much that some used it for their Halloween costumes! Happy Crafting.

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Kids’ Crafts: Paper Hats!

If this Halloween was the first your kiddos have experienced, they are probably still ‘playing Halloween’ on repeat – dressing up and holding out bags for candy. Here’s a fun craft for making quick dress up hats for recreating Halloween or simply for playing pretend all year round. Once you get the hang of it coming up with ideas for paper hats is easy. Here are some Paper Hat tutorials to get your little ones started creating funny and playful hats.

Hand Prints and simple shapes of colorful card stock are all you need to make Turkey Hats for Thanksgiving play!

Handprint Turkey HatCrafty Morning

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Halloween Wreaths

By Craft Trends Contributor, Lacey. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

Today is Halloween. It being on a Saturday means Halloween parties are a plenty and the kids might be able to stay up a bit later to trade candy. To make your door and house stand apart from the rest, you don’t need to hand out the best candy. Instead, check out these Halloween wreaths that can accentuate your love for Halloween and let your guest and neighbors know where the best Halloween party is taking place.

Whoot Owl Wreath - Think CraftsWhoot Owl WreathThink Crafts

This owl wreath is not only adorable, it’s perfect for trick-or-treaters arriving at your door. It’s both funny and creative and it won’t scare any younger children. This is the perfect craft to let your wreath also take on a new character and costume.


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Kids’ Crafts: Halloween Costumes

Halloween is just 5 days away. Do your kids have their costumes? Do they know what they want to be? If not, here are some ideas (and tutorials of course) for unique costumes to  inspire you both.

Who doesn’t love under the sea adventure? These DIY scuba diver costumes are fairly easy to make and will inspire not only Halloween fun but imaginative play all year long!


DIY Scuba Diver CostumeDelineate Your Dwelling

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Halloween Decor

By Craft Trends Contributor, Lacey. Check out our Craft Trends board on Pinterest!

Halloween is quickly coming upon us. Though I’m not sure how the holiday is already here, I’m very excited for the decorations and discount candy. With it being one week away and Halloween parties being planned, I thought I would share some of my favorite Halloween crafts for decor to wow any guest, young or old.


Eyes in a Bowl - Think CraftsEyes in a BowlThink Crafts

This fun craft is sure to impress your guest. Putting a light in the center of the bowl would make an eerie glow to the craft and it doesn’t take much time or many materials to make them. It’s easy enough that you could even get the kids involved.

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Creating A Watercolor Background For Halloween

By Card Making & Scrapbooking Contributor

Peg Rounds

From Peg’s Crafting Corner

Watercolor Halloween Background

Make your paper and stamps stand out more by giving the background a mottled look using watercolor paints and salt.  This technique is fun to do for any theme or card style, but using it with your favorite Halloween stamps gives them an extra scary look.  It’s easy to create so if you have a lot of party invitations to send it won’t take you long and the time will fly by as you’re having fun.

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