Wednesday, April 24, 2013


One of the things I really love about decorating for Halloween is that there's really no right or wrong way to do it! And the more creative, the better!

Remember, you don't have to go out and buy a bunch of stuff, you'll have more fun making it yourself. And it doesn't have to be so fancy or elaborate, look at this simple idea using nothing but picture frames and a few well placed cut-outs.

You can do this simple project using pre-made cut-outs that you get from your local craft store, or just make 'em yourself with black construction paper and black string.

Then, in pencil, I'd lightly trace out where you want the cut-outs to go, and then run a thin line of (good old Elmer's) glue along the pencil line. Carefully place the cut-outs on the glue, and let dry.

Figure out where you want the frames hung, and be sure to make them a little cock-eyed, to give them that whimsical look. Also keep in mind when you hang them, you'll want to connect 3 frames (one on top of the other) and run the string from frame to frame, with the spider on the bottom.

As a matter of fact, I think I would connect each one with a line of string, to make it look like that little spider was really goin' to town!

And with a little bit of creative magic, and a few craft supplies..... *poof!*