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Halloween

Crafty Beggars: Book Pumpkins, Severed Hand & Witch Legs

Crafty Beggars: Book Pumpkins, Severed Hand & Witch Legs

The Crafty Beggars are BACK! With four days to go until Halloween, Wendy and Julie have put together some more spine-tingling Halloween home decor ideas for you to recreate. Firstly, Julie attempts to scare their neighbours with a severed hand and wicked witch legs, and then Wendy […]

5 Minute Make: Cat Ears for Halloween

5 Minute Make: Cat Ears for Halloween

Halloween is always fun for getting crafty and dressing up, but we’re probably all guilty of occasionally leaving things until the last minute. That’s where this 5 Minute Make steps in. If you’re in need of a quick fix for the kids or a fun party […]

Need a Last-Minute Halloween Treat? Make Mummy Biscuits!

Need a Last-Minute Halloween Treat? Make Mummy Biscuits!

I love that these biscuits are super simple, quick, and easy to make or for a last-minute Halloween trick or treat. I’ve used a vanilla biscuit base, but you could use chocolate, gingerbread, or a flavour of your choice. — Mich Turner MBE

How to Make To-DIE-For Halloween Treat Bags

How to Make To-DIE-For Halloween Treat Bags

It’s no trick: this little Halloween goody bag is a treat to make! And if you’re thinking beyond Halloween, this same design is also easy to adapt to other occasions. Simply swap the message on the front and the colour scheme and you have a […]

Hair-Raising Halloween Cake Decorating with an Airbrush

Hair-Raising Halloween Cake Decorating with an Airbrush

When it comes to Halloween themed bakes, there are some incredible cakes out there – but they can require so many different tools to produce them that I thought I’d share something a little simpler. If you own an airbrush, then really going to town […]

The Ultimate Trick or Treat: Vampire Teeth Cookies

The Ultimate Trick or Treat: Vampire Teeth Cookies

The ultimate trick or treat to make with the family for all your scary Halloween parties! Deceptively clever, these gnashers are made from chocolate chip cookies, cut in half and sandwiched with red coloured buttercream and mini marshmallows. The fangs are created with slivered almonds. […]

Get Spooky with Crafty Beggars: Halloween Crafting

Get Spooky with Crafty Beggars: Halloween Crafting

Halloween is just about a stone’s throw away! If you haven’t already plastered the walls of your home with frightening decorations or nipped out to the shop to stock up on trick or treat sweets, the Crafty Beggars have you covered. Here’s Wendy‘s take on […]

How to Make ‘Spooky!’ Halloween Party Invitations

How to Make ‘Spooky!’ Halloween Party Invitations

We’re now in October so one of the nation’s favourite events, Halloween, isn’t all that far away. If you’re planning on hosting a creepy Halloween party or have a child who wants to invite their friends round for a scary night, you’ll need some invitations. […]

18 Spooky Craft Products to Embrace Halloween Crafting

18 Spooky Craft Products to Embrace Halloween Crafting

As we’re now two days away from October, I want to help you all get in the Halloween spirit. This time of the year is a brilliant excuse to craft spooky, creepy, or downright ghoulish projects. But Halloween isn’t all about scaring the living daylights […]

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

As dawn struck, the Create and Craft team climbed from their graves, broke free from their chains and jumped on their broomsticks to bring you… NIGHTMARE ON NEWARK ROAD!

Halloween Video Projects from Crafty Beggars & More Creepy Crafting!

Halloween Video Projects from Crafty Beggars & More Creepy Crafting!

Halloween is the on the horizon – or should we say, on the horrorizon – so now’s the time to get your last-minute crafting completed for the big night. Whether you’re dressing up your digs for a spooktastic Halloween bash, or you want to make […]

10 More Fictional Halloween Costumes for Adults & Kids

10 More Fictional Halloween Costumes for Adults & Kids

There are way too many fictional characters to even begin naming. From the silver screen to your slightly smaller (but still pretty big these days!) screen at home, fictional characters are everywhere. From the books lining the shelves of your living room, to the comics […]

10 Fictional Halloween Costumes for Adults & Kids

10 Fictional Halloween Costumes for Adults & Kids

Halloween is a very different occasion for adults and kids. Children see the magic of Halloween through experiencing one night completely different to any other, while adults generally don’t experience this wonderment, having seen it so many times before. That being said, there’s one thing […]

6 Animal Halloween Costumes for Adults & Kids

6 Animal Halloween Costumes for Adults & Kids

Have you and the kids decided what your Halloween costumes are going to be yet? We’ve got just the trick (or treat… hehe): animal costumes. Whether you admire the mighty lion silently stalking its prey across the African savanna, marvel at rainforest-dwelling gorilla pounding its […]