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Halloween Bat Decor: Hanging Decorations You Can Sew!

Halloween Bat Decor: Hanging Decorations You Can Sew!

At the top of the creepiest Halloween creatures charts amidst witches, goblins and ghosts are, of course, Halloween bats! The winged silhouettes of these harmless creatures have long been associated with all things spooky, and make for a fabulous way to decorate your home or […]

The Return of The Impossible Card: A Spooktacular Halloween Edition!

The Return of The Impossible Card: A Spooktacular Halloween Edition!

The ‘Impossible Card’ is back… and it’s more terrifying to behold than ever! Why? Because the fantastic Vikki Gorham has created her very own Spooktacular Impossible Scene Card, ready for Halloween! And despite how incredible it looks, this stunning card is not impossible to make at […]

Halloween Party Food: 6 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes

Halloween Party Food: 6 Spooktacular Halloween Recipes

Planning on conjuring up some terrifyingly terrific Halloween Party Food this October 31st? Whether you’re hosting your own spooky soiree or simply preparing for the annual barrage of trick-or-treaters, these Halloween recipes are perfect for serving up to ghosts and goblins alike in your very own chamber of horrors!

We’ve put together six tasty and easy-to-follow Halloween recipes which are bound to impress even the fussiest of guests. So fuel the ghouls with these sweet and savoury delights, and ensure a frightfully fun night is had by all who tuck into your fabulous Halloween party food!

Halloween Party Food:

1. Witches’ Fingers

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Stir up something spooky with these ghastly green Witches’ Fingers! These buttery biscuits are decorated with tasty almond fingernails and take less than an hour to make. The perfect finger food for your unsuspecting guests, these delightful treats are a must-have for any Halloween bash!

2. Monster Desserts

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These creamy, sweet and super-easy Monster Desserts are perfect for whipping up before your bash, and make fantastic Halloween party food! Featuring crushed chocolate cookies layered between smooth, yet vibrant, vanilla pudding and topped with marshmallow eyeballs (how’s that for a quick and easy Halloween recipe?), these delicious after-dinner treats will give each guest a miniature sugar hit that’s sure to get the party going!

3. Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts

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If you’re looking for something a little bit different, but just as easy to prepare, these Pumpkin Pie Pop Tarts are simply delicious… and almost too adorable to eat! With sweet spiced pumpkin puree encased in a buttery, golden brown pastry case, your guests will delight at finding these are included in your Halloween party food offering;  a real delight to sink their fangs into!

4. Mini Spooky Pizzas

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Fancy something savoury but equally as yummy? These Mini Spooky Pizzas will satisfy even the wickedest of witches’ taste buds. Not only are these mini pizzas delicious, they’re also decorated with horrifying spiders and mummies to ensure they pack a devilish punch on the buffet table. Whip up these fabulous Halloween recipes in minutes, and watch them get snatched up in seconds!

5. Spider Cake Pops

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Want to display a show-stopping centrepiece upon your Halloween treat table? These Spider Cake Pops might well have your guests running for the hills… or more than likely tucking straight in! These cake pops are just as much fun to decorate as they are to eat, so give them a go and serve up some truly creepy crawly Halloween party food… if you dare!

6. Poison Toffee Apples

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One of the best things about Halloween falling in autumn is that it provides the perfect excuse for making toffee apples (as if we needed an excuse!) A crisp, sweet apple covered in a crunchy and delicious toffee coating is among the easiest of Halloween recipes to throw together – and difficult to refuse at any party! But what about Poison Toffee Apples? The toffee can be coloured with red or black food colouring for a truly sinister finish, and you can prepare this eye-catching Halloween party food a few days in advance to save you time on the big day!

Need more spooky inspiration in time for Halloween? Check out our other Halloween projects on the blog right here!

Wire Wrapping Jewellery: Make Your Own Gemstone Bracelet

Wire Wrapping Jewellery: Make Your Own Gemstone Bracelet

Wire wrapping is one of the oldest jewellery-making techniques around, and yet still remains a popular way of working gorgeous gemstones into handmade jewellery. Why? because the creative things you can do with the wire are just as gorgeous as the stones themselves! Wire wrapped […]

How to Bullet Journal: The Beginner’s Guide

How to Bullet Journal: The Beginner’s Guide

Stationery enthusiasts and planning fanatics alike are all going crazy over the hottest trend in journaling now: the bullet journal. But what is a bullet journal, and why all the fuss? If you’re keen to learn all about this revolutionary way to organise your time, […]

Family Tree Picture: Create A Gorgeous Papercraft Wall Hanging

Family Tree Picture: Create A Gorgeous Papercraft Wall Hanging

What better way to celebrate the family, than with a gorgeous wall hanging, featuring an impressive tree as the focal point, embellished with the names of your loved ones! A bespoke family tree picture makes for a fantastic way to enhance your own home decor, as well as a wonderfully thoughtful gift option when it comes to birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and more. Check out Siobhan Ferguson’s stunning papercraft family tree project below, and be inspired to create your very own hanging family tree picture!

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Sew Your Own Halloween Witch Decoration: A Debbie Shore Tutorial

Sew Your Own Halloween Witch Decoration: A Debbie Shore Tutorial

This Halloween, why not put your sewing skills to the test, with this fantastic Halloween witch decoration sewing project from the fabulous Debbie Shore? This wonderfully creative witch doll is as colourful as she is creepy, and would look fantastic sat beside this year’s pumpkin, […]

Have Your Herd the News? It’s National Wool Week!

Have Your Herd the News? It’s National Wool Week!

Natural, renewable, breathable, insulating… we could go on and on, but we know ewe don’t need convincing just how fantastic wool is – especially during National Wool Week! This super-snug material has been massively appreciated by mankind since the Stone Age, and what better way […]

DIY Halloween Crafts: Make Your Own Halloween Jars!

DIY Halloween Crafts: Make Your Own Halloween Jars!

Whether you’re throwing a big Halloween party, or just after ideas on how to add some frighteningly good Halloween decor to your doorstop this year, these fantastic DIY Halloween jars are just the ticket. Created by none other than our fabulously crafty Sarah Cawood (with a little help from her little helping hands!) these Halloween jars provide the perfect way to cast an eery glow over proceedings this October 31st. Check out Sarah’s full Halloween decor tutorial below, and discover exactly how to go about creating your own Halloween crafts!

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The 13 Best Fall Wreaths For Your Front Door

The 13 Best Fall Wreaths For Your Front Door

You know you’re a true crafter when you embrace absolutely any excuse to get creative with your home decor… which is why we always get super excited at this time of year! When the weather starts to cool and the leaves begin to fall, it’s […]

Crafty Pumpkin Carving Templates [ Free Printables!]

Crafty Pumpkin Carving Templates [ Free Printables!]

Whether you’re going all-out this Halloween and throwing a haunted house party, or you just want to set the scene for this year’s trick-or-treating troops, don’t do anything until you’ve read this article! We know you won’t want to sink your knife into this year’s […]

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits October 2018

Top 10 Cardmaking Kits October 2018

This month we’ve a simply spectacular line-up of cardmaking kits for you, perfectly placed to take you from the hazy days of summer, through the spooktacular month of October, and ready to hit the winter months ahead with your festive cardmaking well and truly on track! Check out our pick of the best papercrafting collections below, and find a project or two to sink your fangs into this October!

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Hot Foil Stamping Machine For Crafters: GoPress and Foil

Hot Foil Stamping Machine For Crafters: GoPress and Foil

Hot foil stamping is the process of combining pressure and heat in order to add gorgeous shining metallic lettering and other designs to a range of craft projects, including gift tags, ribbons, card fronts, chipboard shapes and so much more! Sound complicated? The good news […]

Essential Knitting and Crochet Supplies for Autumn/Winter 2018

Essential Knitting and Crochet Supplies for Autumn/Winter 2018

Summer has been fabulous, but there’s no denying it… winter is coming! And with it, the irresistible urge to snuggle up under the biggest quilt available, with a mug of something hot nearby, and a crafty project on your lap to get stuck into. And […]

Pom Pom Perfection: How To Make Pom Poms The Easy Way – And What You Can Do With Them!

Pom Pom Perfection: How To Make Pom Poms The Easy Way – And What You Can Do With Them!

At Create and Craft we are big fans of the humble pom pom – is there any other crafty make that is so simple to create… yet can be used in so many wonderful ways?! And if you’re yet to have discovered the secret to super quick pom poms, then we’re here to show you how to create pom pom after pom pom in just minutes… with no fiddly cardboard-cutting required! Then there’s nothing left to do but dive into a selection of our favourite pom pom projects, and start creating!

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At Create and Craft we are big fans of the humble pom pom – is there any other crafty make that is so simple to create… yet can be used in so many wonderful ways?! And if you’re yet to have discovered the secret to super quick pom poms, then we’re here to show you how to create pom pom after pom pom in just minutes… with no fiddly cardboard-cutting required! Then there’s nothing left to do but dive into a selection of our favourite pom pom projects, and start creating!

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