Friday, October 23, 2015

Witchy Halloween Owl Cake

Do you remember this cute owl cake?

Inspired by Lyndsay Sung's gray owl cake Michelle from Make Me Cake created a stunning Witchy Owl Cake which took my breath away. It's such an adorable cake with so much feather detailing. The color palette of purple, blue and yellow, and that little hat will make it a great hit among kids and adults at your upcoming Halloween party. Do visit Michelle's blog to find out tips and tricks, and for the link for the tutorial to make your own spooky-cute owl cake.

No-Carve Owl Pumpkins

No-carve pumpkins are not only mess free but is a quick way to create a Halloween decoration. They are certainly a great project for kids who can enjoy decorating the pumpkin with painting without you worrying about knives. This specific colorful no-carve owl pumpkins with black color make them ideal as Halloween decoration and the the bright liquid chalk and tissue paper make them a fun idea! For the materials and the instructions you can go here.

Thursday, October 22, 2015

10 Easy Halloween Craft Projects

Light-up Owl Halloween Decoration

Halloween creatures made from paper roll.

Recycled CD owl witch craft for kids from here.

Halloween is that time of the year when people like to craft. Here are some spooky crafts you and your kids can make together using only a few things and without spending a fortune.

The post has all kinds of wicked craft ideas with simple and easy to follow instructions. From Halloween decorations, treat bag to pumpkin ideas. Hope you find some fun projects to enjoy with your family out of these wonderful Halloween crafts!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Cute Animals Felt Masks

Halloween is quickly approaching but there is still time to make something quirky as these masks. These animal masks are fun if you don't do scary Halloween. The super cute masks are made from felt for comfort which kids will love to show off throughout the trick-or-treat night. If you haven't decided on the costume yet then you may want to make these woodland creatures masks for your little ones. They would love to dress in disguise as their favorite woodland animal - an owl, fox or bear. The masks will also be great for a make believe fun activity or as a gift to a child. You can find the templates for the woodland creatures along with the instructions here.

DIY: Halloween Gourd Ornaments

Cheri Cottrell is a watercolor illustrator who lives on the coast of Maine. I stumbled across her blog where she shares her art and wonderful tutorials. She created this tutorial that teaches how to make halloween gourds. And they are beautiful! You will find a list of things on her blog that you'll need to collect before getting started. The instructions are clear and come with step by step pictures that are so helpful.  

This is a fun project to make this halloween. These gourds will be perfect to hang with decorations, candle or treats. This link will take to a page where you will find tutorials on how to dry a gourd, clean  and paint a gourd. 

Tuesday, October 20, 2015

Chic Halloween Bird Cookies

Inspired by Alfred Hitchcock’s 1963 film The Birds, Sara of Sara Belle’s Bakery created these bird shaped sugar cookies that are perfect for Halloween fĂȘtes this season. You can find the step by step instructions by Sara on Camille Styles on how to make and decorate the cookies into creepy bird cookies. These sophisticated treat designs will be a great hit at chic Halloween celebrations.

6 Homemade Owl Halloween Costumes

Owl costume#1 by Kitty Cotton

Owl costume#2 by Burda Style

Owl Costume#3 by A Life Examined

Owl costume#4 by Instructables

Owl costume#5 by Whimsy Love

Owl costume#6 by Juicy Bits

If you have been procrastinating, it's not too late to make a costume for yourself or for your little one with these easy last minute costume tutorials. I have prepared this post with some very creative homemade hooty owl costumes that'll come handy for those who want to create an awesome costume without spending too much money. You can find the link to the direct source below each image. I'd love to know which one do you like or will make this Halloween, let me know by leaving a comment below. 

Monday, October 19, 2015

5 Halloween Printables

'Woodland' by Accessorize

Last week, I featured Edelweiss collection by Accessorize. Today, I have some more beautiful products from their two different collections "Woodland" and "Woodland Friends" with lovely acorn and floral prints along with the forest creatures in hats, sweaters and scarves. The adorable designs come on many products from stationery, handbags and more. To view all the products from the collections you can click here. Most of these adorable items can be used as stocking stuffers or to give as present.