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Make This DIY Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt for the Grownups at Your Party. Egg hunts were so fun when we were younger.

Make This DIY Easter Egg Scavenger Hunt for the Grownups at Your Party

Running around in the yard, squealing when we found a colorful egg filled with treats — those were the times. Just because we’re adults now doesn’t mean we can’t still indulge in Easter fun, so we created a DIY Easter egg scavenger hunt for grownups. In our tutorial, we’ll show you how to make “stamped” eggs with just paint, tape and scissors. Simple Moss Bunny Wreath for Easter Tutorial. Easter wreaths have a tendency to revolve around one thing.

Simple Moss Bunny Wreath for Easter Tutorial

The cheap, colorful plastic egg. We wrap them up in this or that and paint them this way and switch the tops and bottoms for a technicolor Easter! And all those are great, but they’ve been done a ton so I wanted to do something a little bit different… DIY neon paper gift bows. Clay Wishbone DIY. By Kathleen Ballos Growing up, whenever there was a wishbone around my siblings and I always bickered over whose turn it was to break it and make a wish.

Clay Wishbone DIY

If only we had made these clay wishbones back then! Simply sculpt air dry clay into wishbone shapes and you’ve got handfuls of potential wishes! A playful treat for after dinner, wouldn’t they be a fun way to decorate your table this autumn? Click through for instructions… Materials: Air dry clay, wax paper, paint, paintbrush, scissors, card stock, pen Step 1: Grab a small piece of air dry clay. Icicle Ornaments From Plastic Bottles · How To Make A Christmas Decoration · Decorating and Melting on Cut Out. Recycle PET bottles into christmas ornaments Materials needed: -plastic bottle -candle -scissors -knife -nail or needle -wire or thread (I used invisible thread) (I made 36 icicles out of 2 bottles, and I'm not counting those first few that I threw away because they were warped or burned) This is so easy, I can't believe there is no instruction on it yet :) I had this idea last year, when I saw those expensive glass icicles in stores, and wondered if they make plastic ones too (so they'd be catproof =^.^=).

Icicle Ornaments From Plastic Bottles · How To Make A Christmas Decoration · Decorating and Melting on Cut Out

End of the story is, I looked on ebay, found they were either ugly (opaque white plastic with gold glitter, anyone? DIY stacked pot snowman. Put away those hats and gloves!

DIY stacked pot snowman

You won't need any cold weather gear to assemble this adorable snowman. Just gather up some pots and a few craft supplies and you can put together a stacked pot snowman that you can leave up the whole winter season. 14 #Genius Last-Minute Pumpkin Carving Hacks. If you haven’t already noticed, all things jack-o’-lanterns are totally trending right now.

14 #Genius Last-Minute Pumpkin Carving Hacks

Whether it’s pretty painted ones or paper-covered beauties, we are all about finding the easiest pumpkin decor ideas out there. If you are still determined to carve that pumpkin before fright night, we’ve got some #genius hacks from all over the interwebs. From power tools to spices to stencil tricks, here are 14 pumpkin carving hacks to save you hassle and double your fun. Carve on, friends! 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. Kate Reid is a freelance writer and ghost blogger located in the San Francisco Bay Area. Gingerbread Skeletons. 18 Spooky Halloween Games That Adults Can Totally Play. If you’ve ever been to a Halloween Party and felt like you were missing out when the kids‘ games began, we feel ya.

18 Spooky Halloween Games That Adults Can Totally Play

That’s why we’re rounding up these awesome games that even adults can enjoy. (Don’t worry, many of them involve cocktails.) Fanged Pumpkins. Vintage Halloween mantel » Lolly Jane. If you follow us on Insta and/or have been reading LJ for awhile, you’ll know we spend a big chunk of our money at World Market.

vintage Halloween mantel » Lolly Jane

Obsessed is a pretty accurate word for our love of that store, lol! The main thing I adore is how unique it is. It’s got styles from all over the world and you can nab hard to find goodies from global destinations which rocks. Their Cafe Du Monde beignets from New Orleans are a fav every time we visit that yummy cafe in Louisiana to visit our little sis + hubby. Their eclectic mix of home decor speaks to me and it’s hard to walk away without everything when I shop there.

An easy way to decorate a Halloween or even fall mantel is by using pumpkins for fillers. The spider web tablecloth is a perfect base for this mantel. Spiderweb Fascinator Tutorial. Want to be festive for Halloween but don’t want to wear a costume?

Spiderweb Fascinator Tutorial

Or maybe you need a subtle way to celebrate where you can’t dress up, like at work. Today’s DIY might be just right for you. It’s a cute little wire fascinator that you wear like a headband… If this project looks familiar, it’s because I first shared it in Jo-Ann’s Fall Lookbook which you can read more about HERE. It’s simple and easy! * I used Darice, 12 gauge, black aluminum floral wire 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. NOTE: The wire will feel unstable at first. 6. 7. 8. All done! Add it to your everyday attire for a little Halloween touch, or use it as part of a full fledged costume. Either way, it’s sure to add that extra special touch to your Halloween fashion. 20 Halloween Hair Accessories to Buy or DIY. As much as we love Halloween, sometimes things just happen and we need an awesome costume ASAP.

20 Halloween Hair Accessories to Buy or DIY

That’s where these hair accessories come in. Throw them on with something you already have in your closet and you’ll be ready for the office, your Halloween bash or just a quick selfie. Either way, you’ll be looking super fly come All Hallows’ Eve. 1. Bat Headband DIY: Too comfy in your all-black ensemble? Bat Headband. 23 Outdoor Halloween Decorations - Halloween Yard and Porch Ideas. Animal Eyes Halloween Wreath. Black Cat Wreath & Halloween Wreath Hop. 13 Creative Jack-o’-Lanterns to Carve That Are Cuter Than Pumpkins. It’s that time of the year when we have Starbucks PSLs and pie-scented candles up the wazoo.

Not that we don’t love pumpkins! They’re a Halloween and harvest season staple for so many reasons, not least of which is that they make one heck of a jack-o’-lantern (just look at these Pumpkinsteins). But why not shake things up this season by exploring some other options in the produce aisle? These pumpkin alternatives all make creative and unique options for your spooky carvings. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12 Ways to Use Mason Jars in Your Halloween Decor. In our minds, it’s never too early to get ready for Halloween. We’re already thinking up some neat ways to make over our homes for fright night. Next up? We’ve got some crafty DIYs for you to get in the Halloween spirit. DIY Black Lace Candle Holders. As much as I really, truly love Halloween (or, more specifically, watching Hocus Pocus on repeat), I will admit it is just not traditionally my go-to holiday when it comes to crafting.

I feel like it comes so quickly after summer and I tend to go much bigger for Thanksgiving and Christmas, so Halloween feels a bit too much like work. That said, this year I wanted to come up with a Halloween-inspired craft that was quick, simple and totally doable for those of you who, like me, just don’t want to be bothered with intricate, time consuming Halloween projects. Enter these super pretty DIY black lace candle holders! They aren’t strictly Halloween either, because you could keep these out all year long or make them with any color lace you choose. Ready to get started? Clear candle holders or vasesScissorsAssorted lace and/or sequin trimE6000, hot glue or similarWhite candles. Bite Night: How to Throw a Vampire-Themed Party. PB Kids Inspired Bat Halloween Chandelier - Bren Did. How to Make Glow Stick Eyes at Eclectically Vintage. I always feel like somebody’s watching me … Well, if you stroll by my house late at night, you are being watched (insert Vincent Price laugh).

On Flipboard. Spooky Spider Web Hoops. How to make tin can Halloween decorations. Who's getting ready for fright night? These easy DIY Halloween lanterns will certainly help spread the spooky mood! What's the first thing you think when you hear "Halloween"? OK, aside from handmaking your own amazing costumes, what's the second thing you think of?

Decorating the house, of course! If you think pumpkins are passe or just don't fancy making an almighty mess this year, then do a bit of upcycling instead and turn your old tin cans into very festive scene-setters indeed. Plus! Materials Dremel® 3000. Chauves-souris à la main sans cadre croix par CustomCraftJewelry. Gingerbread Mummies - The Suburban Soapbox. Soft, chewy and full of spice! These Gingerbread Mummies are a great way to get more use out of that gingerbread man cookie cutter you have lying around. Tons of fun to decorate with the kids and even more fun to eat! These Blood-Soaked Meringue Bones Are Perfect for Your Halloween Party. 16 Sweet and Scary DIY Halloween Candy Recipes. Printable thankful bingo - almost makes perfect. Holiday / printables / thanksgiving did anyone else just realize thanksgiving is next week?! DIY Pumpkin, Ghost, And Black Cat Halloween Garland » Dream Green DIY.

Pinthis. 8 Halloween Costumes for $5 or Less.