Halloween

Bat Cross Stitch Pattern

Okay, okay, I know today is Halloween and you probably don’t have time to stitch up anymore Halloween crafts.  Well, too bad, I’m going to share this Halloween Bat Cross Stitch Pattern anyway!  As you have probably noticed around here lately, I’m sort-of into cross stitch.  It is the perfect craft to do while relaxing. …

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Black Cat Tutu Halloween Costume

Well, it’s almost Halloween and I have been busy making costumes.  We have decided to go with a royal theme around here–a knight, a princess, a baby dragon and a king a queen–but I have also been working a a couple of costumes for friends of ours who have their hands a little full right …

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Curious George Halloween Costume

  I have to be honest, I am a little overwhelmed by halloween.  I see other moms that whip up these amazing costumes, totally handmade, and I just don’t have the drive, skill, or time to do all of that.  And so (since I am super lazy) I thought I’d share the super simple halloween …

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15 Spooky Halloween Crafts

It’s time to get the house, the kids and the classroom ready for Halloween with these 15 spooky Halloween Crafts.  There is something here for everyone–with Halloween projects for those that love to crochet, stitch, paint, glue, edit or just print! Who out there loves Halloween?  Well, I certainly do.  Although it is not my …

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Halloween Kitty Cross Stitch Pattern

Hello friends!  I’ve been stitching again and have added a new listing to my etsy shop: Halloween Kitty Modern Cross Stitch Pattern. Well, I am (for the time being) still giving etsy a try.  I have had 3 official sales–which is better than none!  At the moment I am trying to build my pattern library …

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Fall Leaves Embroidery Hoop Art

Well, all of a sudden it’s fall here.  2 weeks ago we were sweating and miserable, and now I am dressing the kids in winter coats.  What happened?  I guess that’s just life in Minnesota. Although I am (admittedly) throwing myself a where-did-summer-go pity party I am trying to get excited about fall–and my favorite …

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Halloween Character Counted Cross Stitch Pattern

Well, it’s September, so that means Halloween, right?  According to the stores and pinterest that certainly seems to the case. And, although I hate that summer is suddenly over and we have moved onto all things fall, I am sharing a Halloween project today: Halloween Character Counted Cross Stitch Pattern.  I’m sharing it this early …

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Felt and Button Skull Brooches {Halloween Craft}

So, Halloween is right around the corner and we are all gearing up for that.  Today I have some cute Skull Brooches, made out of felt and buttons, that will be perfect for Halloween.  Have you noticed how popular skulls are right now–especially cute skulls with bows in their hair?  At first I thought it …

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Spooky Kitty No-Stitch Embroidery Hoop

I have no idea why, but I find black cats a little spooky.  Don’t we all?  Especially this time of year, just days from Halloween.  I couple of days ago I shared this Scribble Stitch Kitty as part of my Halloween Embroidery Hoop Collection, but that kitty just didn’t capture the spooky essence of a …

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30 Candy Corn Projects: Crafts and Treats

There is one candy that really says FALL in my world–Candy Corn.  Not only is it yummy, but those bright colors make for fun decorating, cute projects and striking treats.  Turns out, I’m not the only one that feels this way!  Last week we asked for Candy Corn Recipes and Crafts at the Happy Hour …

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15 DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

Hello and welcome to this week’s roundup.  It is almost Halloween, and I still have no idea what I am going to dress the kids up as this year.  Sigh.  So, the roundup is pretty functional!  I need ideas, and I was pleased to find some really good, simple and stinky cute ideas for costumes …

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Halloween Embroidery Hoop Art: Scribble Kitty

  Ready for your next installment of edgy Halloween embroidery?  A few days ago I shared this simple embroidered “Boo”.  Well, I have one of my favorites for you today–a scribble stitch black cat.  Cool, right!?!  Certainly not your grandmother’s embroidery! Oh, I know what you are thinking–scribble stitch?  What?  Well, you’ve probably never heard …

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Troy Polamalu Halloween Costume

Here is a fun little look back at last year.  Last year was my first year as a mom–and therefore my first Halloween with a little baby to dress up.  Although I had a few cute ideas, my husband won out, and our little 5 month old (at the time) went as Steeler’s player Troy …

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