DIY Halloween: No-Sew Skeleton Halloween Costume (In Under 30 Minutes for Under $10)

Isaac is fascinated with bones. It all started when he was diagnosed with Perthes disease when he was 3 1/2 years old. Since then, he has had x-rays every 3 months. At first, he was terrified of the x-ray machine. However, after seeing the x-rays, he was fascinated. Now, every time he gets an x-ray, we get a copy so that Isaac can "show off his bones." Considering this fascination with Continue Reading

DIY Halloween: Homemade Charlie Brown and Linus Halloween Costumes (Cheap and Easy)

When my son Ike was a baby, something about him reminded me of Charlie Brown. At one point, we even called him "the little round-headed kid." So, when his first Halloween rolled around, I knew we had to dress him as Charlie Brown. This costume is so simple to make. All it takes is a pair of black pants, a yellow t-shirt (or onesie), and a roll of black Duck tape. You may even have all of Continue Reading

DIY Halloween: No-Sew Pumpkin Halloween Costume (in under 10 minutes for under $10)

My 2-year-old son, Max, loves "punkins." He cannot resist pointing out each one he sees. As Halloween nears, a walk around the block with Max sounds like this, "Der a punkin, der anuder punkin, look one, two punkins, der more punkins..." Needless to say, when asked what he wants to be for Halloween, he responded, "A punkin." While I do find store-bought Halloween costumes cute and Continue Reading

Halloween Craft: Soda Can Spider

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Continuing with this weeks DIY Halloween theme, I created a fun soda can spider. I like this soda can craft because it uses (or reuses) items I already have around the house. This is a great way to reuse your old soda cans and scraps of yarn, craft foam and felt. These adorable soda can spiders are a great DIY Halloween decoration. They are easy, inexpensive, and very unique.  Click here Continue Reading

Halloween Craft: Soda Can Bat

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My favorite kinds of crafts are those that use (or reuse) items I already have around the house. This soda can craft tutorial shows you how to turn your old soda cans into adorable soda can bats. They are a great DIY Halloween decoration. They are easy, inexpensive, and unique.  Click here for printable instructions for the soda can bat. Supplies Soda can Black spray Continue Reading

DIY Halloween Decorations: No-Sew Ghost Chair Covers

Decorating for Halloween (or any holiday) can be a costly endeavor. This year, I decided to create my own Halloween decorations. My goal was to create easy one-of-a-kind decorations that can easily be repurposed for other holidays - with a few minor tweaks. I began my Halloween crafting by creating a Halloween wreath that can be reused for Thanksgiving, Christmas - and probably even Spring or Continue Reading

DIY Halloween Decorations: No-Sew Jack-o-Lantern Chair Covers

I love the idea of decorating for Halloween. However, whenever I've tried to decorate in the past, I either found that the store-bought Halloween decorations were too expensive, or the do-it-yourself craft ideas were too complicated for the likes of me (a mediocre crafter). This year, I have come up with a great list of DIY Halloween decorations, many of which can be repurposed for other Continue Reading