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Easy Christmas Wreaths

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Christmas, Good Things, Greenery
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Cheesecloth Spirits

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Halloween
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Decrepit Dwelling

Steps:2
A tangle of cheesecloth spiderwebs is a sure sign that ghouls, goblins, and other spooky types have taken over the (un)living room. The ragged-looking webs can be hung across any entryway. Drooping lilies on the buffet table and pumpkins in faded hues add to this space's haunted appeal.
Materials
  • Measuring tape
  • White or ivory cheesecloth (by the roll)
  • Scissors
  • Pushpins or adhesive hooks
  • Plastic spiders
  • White craft glue
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Spider Egg Sac

Steps:4
This globe-shaped incubator is teeming with eight-legged babies. Make several sacs and suspend them at various heights.
Materials
  • 1 foam egg
  • White batting
  • 1 white stocking
  • Plastic spiders in various sizes
  • Hot glue gun
  • Pushpins or adhesive hooks
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Made to Play

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Eyeball Tableware and Blood-Orange Cocktail Labels

Steps:3
Other Ideas:
Clip art, Halloween, Paper
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Tombstone Decorations for Your Lawn

Steps:3
Set out a few tombstones in your yard and let them work the graveyard shift on Halloween. These are made by trimming gray paper bags. They bear an eerie resemblance to real gravestones when lit with mini lights. 
Materials
  • Tombstone Template
  • Epitaph Templates
  • Gray paper bags, 12 by 15 inches
  • Cutting mat
  • Craft knife
  • Sponge applicator
  • Craft paint, in black
  • Cardboard, cut to fit bottom of bag
  • Garden stakes, 4 inches
  • LED tea lights
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Hanging Bats

Steps:2
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