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Halloween

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Mummy Mirrors

Steps:12
A mummified mirror adorned with plastic bones adds a fun and frightful touch to Halloween decor.
Materials
  • For the One-Way Mummy Mirror: Lightweight cotton muslin (about one yard for an average-sized frame)
  • Water
  • Coffee
  • Black liquid acrylic paint
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Large bowl or bucket
  • Scissors
  • Picture frame
  • Thumbtacks
  • Assortment of plastic bones
  • Hot glue gun and hot glue sticks
  • Assortment of plastic bugs
  • Small spray bottle
  • For the Two-Way Mummy Mirror: Mirror glass
  • Black contact paper
  • Brayer or squeegee
  • Chalk
  • Craft knife
  • Two or three large sheets of 3/16-inch black foam core
  • Low- or dual-temperature hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Black gaffer's tape
  • Fluorescent light fixture and bulb to fit within bottom of frame
  • Scary item (Such as a skull, spider, or jack-o'-lantern)
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Fleece Tree Halloween Costume

Other Ideas:
Fabric, Guests, Kids' costumes
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Chocolate Marshmallow-Ghost Cake and Mini Cupcakes

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Hanging Snake and Frog Vellum Lanterns

Steps:4
Create giant gothic lanterns using nothing more than our instructions, clip-art designs, and simple supplies. This project is almost as easy as saying "abracadabra."
Materials
  • Cutting mat and ruler
  • 24-by-36-inch heavy black paper
  • Bone folder and craft knife, marthastewartcrafts.com
  • Vellum, papermojo.com
  • Double-sided tape, or adhesive glue tape, save-oncrafts.com
  • Wire cutters
  • 19-gauge annealed wire
  • Chain-nose pliers
  • Clear monofilament
  • Battery-operated votive candles, createforless.com
  • Twine
  • Removable adhesive hangers, such as 3M with Command Adhesive, hardwarestore.com
  • Templates and clip art: Snake 1, Snake 2, Frog
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Tattered Halloween Tablecloth and Spiderweb Decor

Steps:5
Hair-raising party decorations don't need to be costly or fussy. You can make these frightening flourishes with some inexpensive craft supplies in just a few minutes.
Materials
  • Black tissue paper
  • Scissors
  • Straightedge
  • Rotary cutter fitted with a decorative blade
  • Double-sided tape
  • Dastardly detail spiderweb template
  • Black card stock
  • White pencil
  • Craft knife
  • Monofilament (to hang cobwebs)
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Cheerleader Costume

Steps:6
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