How is the Halloween decorating going?
Need some quick and easy tips?
Our pals over at Country Woman—the #1 Country Lifestyle Magazine for women who live in or long for the country—has put together a collection of creative Halloween crafts you can make with your friends and your kids.
Upcycled Jar Jack-o’-Lanterns: Jack-o’-lanterns are a Halloween staple, but you can’t hold onto a carved pumpkin for next year. It’s easy to transform old jars into glowing lanterns you can use year after year—and you can use them as either decorations or candy pails! For a full list of materials and instructions, visit:http://www.
countrywomanmagazine.com/ project/upcycled-jar-jack-o- lanterns/
No-Sew Halloween Tote Bag: You can put plain canvas grocery bags or other tote bags to use to give your trick-or-treater a boo-tiful personalized treat bag. With just some felt, glue, and other fun craft supplies, you and your child can scare up this cute bag together, with no sewing required. For an full how-to, visit: http://www.
countrywomanmagazine.com/ project/easy-no-sew-halloween- tote-bag/
Easy Glue Spider Webs: Prepping for a party or looking for new ways to decorate your front porch? You can add spookiness to your Halloween décor with lacy-looking glue spider webs that float in the air on monofilament thread. They come together in just a few minutes, and iridescent glitter or glow-in-the-dark powder give them a special pop. Check out the easy instructions here: http://www.
Simple Halloween Silhouettes: For instant Halloween atmosphere anywhere in the house, you can decorate with spooky silhouettes of classic Halloween characters. Country Woman offers instructions, free patterns, and tips on upcycling old frames for crafting here: http://www.
countrywomanmagazine.com/ project/simple-halloween- silhouettes/
For more creepy crafts, spectacularly spooky décor and clever costumes, visit: http://www.
countrywomanmagazine.com/ crafts/holiday-crafts/ halloween/, or download the digital version of Country Woman on the iPad, Nook, Kindle or Google Play & Android.