Time to keep this non-creepy Halloween train rolling! While I know spiders aren’t for everyone, with a touch of paint, they become less scary and more colorful and fun. Not only is this a cheaper DIY to make (I got a bag of 150 spiders for $3 at Target), but it’s next to impossible to mess up. So go ahead and pour yourself a glass of hard apple cider and get crafting! Here’s how: Continue reading…
Not-so-proud confession here: Ryan and I watched a scary movie over the weekend and it stressed me out the entire time. Not that I don’t like scary movies, because I do and have seen my fair share, but I realized that I’m so stressed from day to day world events, that I don’t need any more spooks in my life.
Instead of just not celebrating at all, I’ve decided to take the optimist route and focus on having a playful October. And what better way to do that than share with you these not-so-scary halloween DIYS that are sure to make to smile! If you’re looking for a great alternative to traditional decor here are ten projects to help get you started!
1. Spider String Lights by Make + Tell
Alright friends, how about we kick Monday off with a happy DIY?! As much as I love fall, I’ve never really been a huge fan of traditional spooky Halloween decor. Love a scary movie, but I don’t love getting scared in my own house for a month straight, ya know? If you’re looking to celebrate the holiday, but don’t want to go full force into zombies and monsters, try making these happy ghost pumpkins instead! I seriously haven’t stopped smiling since I made them and hope they’ll brighten your day as well. Here’s how:
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Guys I am so excited about this project because I’ve finally come up with a costume to match my pink hair! And to think it only took me three years! Between my book launch and moving this year, I’ve spent a lot of time around color and paint swatches, so naturally I decided to dress like one for Halloween. If you’re looking to add a little craft and a lot of color into your costume this year, then this paint swatch DIY is for you! Here’s how: Continue reading…