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Creepy Halloween face in a Jar

Make Your Halloween Decor a Bit More Spooky with a Face in a Jar Hiya Pumpkin heads! Today I have a very quick and easy idea for you to try to add to your Halloween decorations. I found this mask at a thrift store for $1.00 and it's perfect!     I cut off the elastic on the back and then tried to find a suitable jar.     I thought this one would be good even tho the mask was too tall.     I added some green food colouring into the water to help make it a bit more creepy.     I gave it a try with this jar trying a lid and I put it on the mantle...

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DIY Skull Wreath

Make Your Door a Bit More Creepy This Halloween with a Skull Wreath Hiya Pumpkin Heads!!Today's DIY for Halloween is a pretty simple plastic skull wreath. We drilled holes in the sides of the skulls and we also drilled holes in the top  of the skulls in about every third skull so we could zip-tie the skulls to the wicker wreath. I used a wicker wreath because I had one on hand but you could also use a styrophoam wreath wrapped in back fabric. We used a plastic robe again, because I some on hand. We found that we needed to zip-tie the skulls to the wreath because they wouldn't form a workable circle without one.  We used black zip-ties in 6...

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DIY Nightmare Elixir Jar for a Halloween Mantle

Make Your Halloween Mantle Super Spooky with some Nightmare Elixir Hiya Pumpkin-Heads!I have another great DIY idea for you with a "nightmare elixir" jar. I found this very creepy black plastic spikey plant-thing at Michael's last year. I am not sure that " black plastic spikey plant-thing" is the technical name of this fake plant but it will serve our purposes today LOL! :) It had such a great creepy look to it that I knew it would come handy. You could also use tiny twigs as well. I think basically anything that looks twisted and knotted and can sit in water for a period of time. Anything that will trap the many demons in nightmares of unsuspecting dreamers. I shoved quite...

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DIY SNAKE OIL FOR HALLOWEEN

DIY Snake Oil Hiya Pumpkin-Heads! For those who do not know, I am ALL about Halloween. I wasn't always such an avid Halloween fan but once we moved and I had a front yard where I could put up decorations and no one would steal them....the flood gates were opened! LOL! I realize I am cutting it close with the posts for this year's decorations but there is still time to create some of your own Halloween magic and make some great decorations.  Here is what I have been up to :) Let's start with my spooky witchy apothecary jars. I made a few last year that I kept and reused this year. The dragon's blood was water with a...

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