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Five Little Ghosties!

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Do you remember that rhyme?  No, I'm not sharing a rhyme today, but I am sharing five little ghosts. They're easy, inexpensive to make, and can be turned into a cute banner for Halloween.  Have a peek: Can you   guess what I used to make them?  Have a look: Take a trip to the dollar store and get out your glue gun because it's time to get started. The first step is removing the mop strands that are held in place by a piece of plastic. I used my paint can opener, and it popped right open. Spread a little glue on the plastic golf ball.  Add your mop strands. Continue gluing them around the ball. Start filling in the areas on the sides... ...until the entire ball is covered. Take a piece of cotton twine and tie it under the ball. Add two wiggly eyes and tie a ribbon around the neck.  Sorry, I forgot to take a picture of the ribbon, but, I know you can figure it out! Then hot glue a piece of twine on the back of the head for tying each ghost to the banner. In order to give this

Party In Your PJ's #380

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Welcome back to Party In Your PJ's.    I hope you find something that inspires you and you link up something to inspire others. Don't forget to share our party with your friends.  It's always nice to see new faces. Say hello to the Co-Hosts: Nina @ Grandma Ideas Facebook  // Pinterest  // Twitter Ann @ The Apple Street Cottage Facebook  // Pinterest  // Instagram This week I shared the Embroidery Hoop Halloween Wreath : The features for this week: Dollhouse Turned Halloween Decor - Studio 27 by Jennifer Adams Burlap Wire Pumpkin Wreath - Sew Can Do Here's a button for you, Ladies: Make sure you visit Nina at her blog.  We each choose our own features. I can't wait to see what you have to share, so let's get the party started! Rules Link to your post, not your home page. Link to something YOU made, wrote, or thought. Link Parties, Roundups, and Giveaways are welcome. Party In Your PJ's is not a place for selling.  Please do

Embroidery Hoop Halloween Wreath

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Today I'd like to show you how I made this 'wreath' from an old embroidery hoop.   I'm calling it a wreath after reading this definition: Wreath:  something intertwined or arranged in a circular shape. I chose one of several hoops that I found at a yard sale. Clearly, I have a few! After taking the hoop apart, both pieces were painted with black craft paint. After they dried, I cut a piece of spider web fabric slightly larger than the hoops.  Glue was applied to the outside of the smaller hoop and the inside of the larger one.  The fabric was draped over the smaller hoop and the larger one was added and tightened with the small screw. The excess on the back, was trimmed with scissors. It was time to decorate!  First, pompom fringe was added with hot glue. Next on the list?  A Bow! I started with a piece of 6" wide black, sparkly tulle that was 20" long.  It was folded in half with a little overlap. I pinched it in the middle to make the start of the bow.  Afte

Party In Your PJ's #379

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Welcome back to Party In Your PJ's.    I hope you find something that inspires you and you link up something to inspire others. Don't forget to share our party with your friends.  It's always nice to see new faces. Say hello to the Co-Hosts: Nina @ Grandma Ideas Facebook  // Pinterest  // Twitter Ann @ The Apple Street Cottage Facebook  // Pinterest  // Instagram This week I shared a Halloween Pumpkin : The features for this week: DIY Rope Ribbed Glass Pumpkin - Purple Hues and Me Fall Door Decor Upcycle - Crafts a la mode Here's a button for you, Ladies: Make sure you visit Nina at her blog.  We each choose our own features. I can't wait to see what you have to share, so let's get the party started! Rules Link to your post, not your home page. Link to something YOU made, wrote, or thought. Link Parties, Roundups, and Giveaways are welcome. Party In Your PJ's is not a place for selling.  Please do not link any Etsy, busines

It's a Halloween Pumpkin!

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  It's October and before you know it, Halloween will be here.  Today I have an easy way to take a dollar store pumpkin and turn it into something fabulous for Halloween, and the best part?  There's no painting involved!  What do you think? Here's what you need: Styrofoam pumpkin from the dollar store Black rose & spider pick Purple flower pick Old pumpkin stems - yes I save them! Spider fabric First, remove the green styrofoam stem from your pumpkin and make the center hole a little larger.  I used a pair of scissors. Next, cut a piece of spider fabric large enough to go around the pumpkin and 'tuck in' at the top. Begin wrapping and tucking your fabric around the pumpkin. Keep going... ....until the entire pumpkin is wrapped. Then, choose a stem to hot glue to the top.  I also added one of the spiders from the black rose pick. Add two purple flowers for some color and black twigs from the black rose pick. Finally, add a black rose because it's Halloween! A