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Crafting and DIY

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Evergreen Cards

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Making Ghosts

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Wizard and Witch Costumes: Witches' Hats

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Money Bags

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Mad Scientist Invites

Steps:4
This creepy invitation looks like it came from a dungeon laboratory -- but it's easy to make at home.
Materials
  • Paper price tags
  • White card stock
  • Cup of brewed tea
  • Paper towels
  • Matches
  • Black-ink pen
  • Corn syrup
  • Red food coloring
  • Fine paintbrush
  • Plastic floral tubes
  • Fake bugs
  • 5/8-inch corks
  • Black thread
  • Small cardboard boxes
  • Excelsior (wood shavings)
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Garbage-Bag Ghost

Steps:4
Other Ideas:
Halloween, Kids, Kids' costumes
If you're still looking for the perfect outdoor Halloween decoration, this garbage-bag ghost is an old favorite. It's easily put together with common household items and the effect is something to behold.
Materials
  • Wastepaper basket or hamper
  • Small household fan
  • Plastic garbage bag
  • Black paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Clip
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Halloween Anchovy Headpiece

Steps:14
Materials
  • Anchovy body template
  • Fin template
  • Tail template
  • One piece blue poster board, cut in half
  • One piece gray poster board, cut in half
  • Aluminum foil
  • Metallic blue paper
  • Craft knife
  • Scissors
  • Transparent tape
  • Bone folder
  • Xyron Creative Station with permanent adhesive cartridge
  • Hot-glue gun and hot-glue sticks
  • Newspaper
  • Duct tape
  • Screw punch or hole punch
  • Ribbon or string
  • 2-inch clear acrylic split ball ornaments
  • Drill
  • Gray cord elastic
  • 1/8-inch-thick blue fun foam
  • Black card stock
  • Circle cutter
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Umbrella Tablecloth

Steps:7
If the umbrella in the center of your outdoor table is preventing you from using your favorite tablecloth, this project will solve your dilemma.
Materials
  • Tape measure or ruler
  • Tablecloth
  • Pins
  • Compass
  • Tailor's chalk
  • Fusible interfacing
  • Scissors
  • Pinking shears
  • Iron
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