Pumpkin Carving Tips

Jack -O-Lantern Preservation Tips:   If you live in a dry climate, after carving, soak your pumpkin in cold water, allowing it to absorb water. This prevents premature shriveling. If your pumpkin begins to shrivel, you can resoak or spray with a squirt bottle.   If you live in a wet climate (like me!) and moisture is not the problem but the enemy (moldy pumpkins, not so pretty!). You can … [Read more...]

Spider Web Art

Spider web art is a great project for children and an affordable way to change up your Halloween decor. The delicate and intricate geometric shapes of a spider's web can be preserved and enjoyed with only a few materials and a little practice. Can of varnish or clear spray paint Gently spray your paper with spray glue or hair spray making it slightly tacky but not wet. Gently spray the web … [Read more...]

Kid Halloween Fun

Resources 1. Invite by DimplePrints 2. Maribou Spider Halloween Craft-Joanns.com 3. You Print Favor Tags by DimplePrints 4. Ribbon Pumpkins, Good Housekeeping 5. Pumpkin Topiaries by bhg.com 6. You Print Cupcake Topper Designs by DimplePrints 7. Pumpkins, Good Housekeeping 8. Halloween Paper Lanterns, flickr.com 9. Maribou Spider Craft-Joanns.com 10. Spider Cupcake-culinary.net 11. … [Read more...]