Many of us leave making Halloween decorations until the last minute. Somehow, the big day always manages to creep up on us – no pun intended! But whether you’re throwing a Halloween bash or you’re expecting a swarm of trick or treaters, your house should […]
We all know that decorating your home for Halloween can be frightfully good fun – carving pumkins, hanging bats, and preparing treats for the the onslaught of trick or treaters – but there’s one important task that should never be overlooked… creating Halloween window decorations! […]
Every serious crafter knows that wreaths are not just for Christmas… but did you know they make a fantastic Halloween door decoration too?! Whilst celebrating all things ghostly and ghastly is becoming increasingly popular here in the UK, the creative and crafty among you are looking for more and more fabulous Halloween decoration ideas… and so the ever-versatile wreath is back, and it’s looking more terrifying than ever! Check out the crafty Kelly Anne Jordan’s fantastic DIY Halloween wreath project below, and create your own spooky yet sensational Halloween door decoration in time for October 31st!
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 […]
Over the past few months, we’ve covered the basics of embroidery. Firstly we looked at the split stitch and French knot in our Cactus embroidery tutorial, and then we looked at backstitch, the lazy-daisy stitch and the satin stitch in our Bloom tutorial. Because Halloween […]
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 doorstep at Halloween… which is why we just love this Halloween bat decor project by Sarah Cawood! Cut these beautiful little bats from felt and create your own hanging bats using the simplest of sewing techniques. Read Sarah’s step-by-step project below, and create your very own Halloween bat decor in time for October 31st.
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 […]
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 […]
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, or nestled on a windowsill nearby! This spooky witch with her knobbly nose, single tooth, warts, and evil glare still has a flair for fashion with her stripy tights and lace-up boots! She’s made entirely from felt, making her super easy to sew. She can even be sewn by hand if you don’t have a sewing machine!
Check out Debbie Shore’s step-by-step instructions below, and create your own cackling Witchy Long Legs in time for Halloween!
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 […]
Always leaving Halloween until the last minute? Or perhaps you’d love to get creative, but struggle to find the time to go all out when it comes to crafting for Halloween… well, fear not! Sarah Hurley’s witch hat Halloween treat box takes under 15 minutes to […]
Polish off your broomstick and get your pumkin carving tools at the ready – we’re preparing for Halloween… and this year, we’re leaving no stone unturned! A holiday traditionally dedicated to remembering the dead, today Halloween is widely regarded as a time for fun and creativity, as children prepare to spend the night trick-or-treating door to door, and adults enjoy costume parties, horror films and all things spooky! And when it comes to creating a spooktacular look for Halloween, we’ve a real treat for you! The talented Sarah Millsop is here with a frighteningly fabulous Halloween jewellery project that you can create at home, to ensure you look dead spectacular, whatever your Halloween plans…
Halloween is all about trick or treating… and what better way to prepare your little ghoul or goblin for a hard night’s doorbell-ringing than with this homemade treat bucket? It looks fantastic completed… and even better full of sweets! Check out Debbie Shore’s simple step-by-step project […]
How about these treats for a sophisticated Halloween party?! Gluten-free chocolate mini rolls filled with a decadent chocolate ganache buttercream, flavoured with either orange or peppermint and mouth-watering popping candy, enrobed in chocolate and decorated with orange and green coloured white chocolate. There’s plenty to be crafty about with these devilishly moreish bakes! — Mich Turner MBE