Candy Corn Painted Pumpkins

This is the most fantastic time of the year, in my humble opinion.  Anything that allows us to be outside enjoying the fresh, crisp fall air is something that I don’t want to miss. With some serious life changes happening in our family this year, projects are getting fewer and far between, but they are also getting more precious, simple, and joy filled too. Here is a fun little after school fall activity that anyone can fit into their busy schedule. Cute little candy corn painted pumpkins – just right to decorate for fall in a sweet and… not so spooky way!

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Tomato Cage and White Light Ghost – Halloween Decoration

Halloween is just a few days a way!  Need a friendly way to greet those adorable trick or treaters that stop by your door this Halloween?  Meet our new friend who was created in just minutes using a tomato cage, Christmas lights, a bed sheet, and a pair of plastic dollar store eyes.  What a fun way to light up your porch this Halloween and create a glowing ghost friend from things you already have!  Every kid who has seen our little ghost has found him to be super awesome, but not too scary!

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DIY Halloween Mummy Light Decoration

Here is an adorable and simple DIY Halloween decoration that you can make up in minutes.  Rescue a few jars from the recycling and grab your hot glue gun for this goofy Halloween craft.  Since the kids are still little, scary decorations are a no-go in our house.  These mummies are super silly and friendly enough to be fun for the kids this Halloween.  With a few supplies you can convert those jars into an entire family of adorable mummies that can be lit up for the perfect Halloween decoration day or night.

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Kid’s Halloween Craft – Fleece Monster Tie Pillows

This month I was lucky enough to have my niece and nephew spending a weekend at our house.  I wanted to come up with a fun craft that the cousins could all do together to get them excited for Halloween.  These monster pillows are the perfect craft for the kids to make and enjoy the entire month of October.  Let your little monsters create their own little monster pillows  just in time for Halloween.  These are no sew fun and hard not to love for kids of any age!

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Kid’s Halloween Bat Craft

Halloween is just around the corner, and during the month of October I love to do Halloween crafts to keep the kids busy.  Here is a simple craft that requires just a few supplies!  Save those egg cartons from the trash and transform them into some adorable Halloween Bats.  The kids will have a blast making them and be so proud to help decorate your home for Halloween with their hand crafted bat friends!

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Dollar Store Candles Turned Halloween Ghost Decoration

Halloween is just around the corner and we are getting excited.  We love to decorate the house with spooky decorations  and inexpensive crafts that we can do without breaking the bank.  On a recent trip to the Dollar store I scored some simple white candles that were perfect for a little ghostly craft.  It took only a few minutes to do and left us with a charming little Halloween decoration.

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