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Fun Halloween Crafts

by Megan

There’s nothing like a craft day and, when Halloween is coming up, there’s nothing like a fun and SPOOKY craft day!

Last time I showed you all the fun Halloween foods we made, and today I’ll share the fun Halloween crafts we made this year!

Also see: Sugar Skull Paper Plate Craft

Fun Halloween Crafts

The first one is my favorite: Vampire Pumpkins!

Vampire Pumpkins

I pinned these vampire pumpkins a while back and gave it a go this year while my bestie Cynthia was visiting.

We bought the vampire teeth at a party store, for 99 cents a pair, and the pumpkins we found at Michaels. We used the little carving knives from a pumpkin carving kit, and carved out a small section for the teeth. Once that was done, all we had to do was insert the teeth and add some eyes! I used red straight pins for my eyes.

Cynthia’s vamps were a little more flamboyant.

The thing I like best about this craft is that I can easily store these little guys and bring them out again every year!

Footprint Ghosts

The next thing we did was what everybody and their mom also did:

I love the footprint ghosts, because if we do it every year, we can see how the kids have grown! I wrote the kids’ names and the year in small lettering along the side of the “ghosts.” Apparently Carter has a major arch, and Vanessa is flat footed!

Handprint Spiders

Carter also did a handprint spider. He felt no need to have the eyes actually attached to said spider. Vanessa did NOT want her hands painted, so she sat out for this craft.

And the last thing we did was, of course, pumpkin carving!

Pumpkin Carving

Carter got these two little ones, and he wanted one to be sad and one to be happy. Or maybe he said good and bad. I’m not sure, but we ended up making one sad and one mean. He chose the shapes, and I did the carving.

I carved the big pumpkin, using a pattern I found online.

What do you think? I won a pumpkin carving contest with it, at our Trunk-Or-Treat! Full disclosure, nobody else entered. But hey, I got a $5 Sonic gift card! I will enjoy some cheesy tots because of that pumpkin.

Super full disclosure, this is the second time I’ve won a pumpkin carving contest where I was the only entrant. Where my pumpkin-carvers at?!

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Holly October 30, 2012 - 8:15am

Wow! That tree pumpkin is amazing! No wonder you won!
Dropping by from the blog hop. :)

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Wesens-Art October 30, 2012 - 8:22am

Stopping over from the GFC blog hop!
I´m your new follower!
Check out my blog sometime and follow back if you like!
http://wesens-art.blogspot.com

Hugs from Germany!

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Angie Ouellette-Tower October 30, 2012 - 12:43pm

You have a wonderful blog!! I’m your newest follower from the blog hop – this is my blog if you wanted to follow back: godsgrowinggarden.com
Thanks
Angie

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Glamorous Mommy October 30, 2012 - 1:00pm

I LOVE the pumpkins, they are precious!! I will pin this for next year :) I just made ghost luminaries with my kids, you should stop by and take a look! I’m following from the gfc hop!

-Fotini { http://glamorousbride.blogspot.com }

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Sarah Marie October 30, 2012 - 2:34pm

So Cute! AND I wish I could make a pumpkin like the one you made! I am def not talented enough. Can’t wait to look in your shop! Newest follower from the hop! Come say HEY!

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Kristine Foley October 30, 2012 - 6:41pm

Thanks for sharing love! LOVE the vampire pumpkins and pinned it :)
XOXOXO

Kristine from The Foley Fam {unedited} Blog

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Rachel October 30, 2012 - 8:56pm

Those pumpkins are super cute, love the foot/handprints.

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Natural-Nesters November 2, 2012 - 9:06pm

Thanks so much for putting our button up! It is so fun to see it on others blogs! I’m so glad you linked up and joined us at the Halloween party!

These are some fun projects! I love the glittered 3 eyed pumpkin :-) Well I love anything glittered!

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