Sunday, October 21, 2012
Monday, October 15, 2012
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Saturday, October 6, 2012
Aren't I CREATIVE?!
Just kidding. I didn't make this up. I found it on Pinterest, and here's the link to the person who was actually creative enough to think this up: Here.
But, it was pretty easy and really fun! The person whose instructions I followed actually bought blocks and made her own base piece. I, however, got lucky, and found a set of Christmas countdown blocks at Hobby Lobby to paint/cover/transform into Halloween blocks. (Tarnishing cute Christmas blocks and making them into spooky Halloween ones - I think Jack Skellington would be proud.)
Here's how I did it.
- Paint the blocks black, and the base orange. I used cheapo acrylic paint.
- Using construction paper or Halloween-themed scrapbooking paper, cut out 12 squares. (Measure a side of the block to determine the size.)
- Cut out numbers using black construction paper. For the first block, you'll need: 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5. For the second block, you'll need: 0, 1, 2, 5, 6, and 7. (Important: Make sure the 6 also looks like a 9 when turned upside down.)
- Glue the numbers to the squares of paper.
- Mod Podge the squares of paper onto the blocks.
- Use letter stickers to spell out "Halloween Countdown" on the base, seal with Mod Podge.
Tah dah! And now you're ready to countdown to the world's best holiday.
Love, candy corn, and cauldrons,
Monday, October 1, 2012
(Well. Not to brag.) Here it is! It's been used for many many parties and Halloween yard haunts through the years. Here ya go.
1. The Monster Mash (Boris Pickett)
2. Ghostbusters (Ray Parker)
3. Thriller (Michael Jackson)
4. I Put a Spell on You (Hocus Pocus Soundtrack)
5. This is Halloween (Nightmare before Christmas Soundtrack)
6. Bad Moon Rising (CCR)
7. Witchy Woman (The Eagles)
8. Teeth (Lady Gaga)
9. Werewolves of London (Warren Zevon)
10. Strange Brew (Eric Clapton)
11. Nightmare on My Street (DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince)
12. House of the Rising Sun (The Animals)
13. The Time Warp (Rocky Horror Picture Show)
14. Grim Grinning Ghosts (Barenaked Ladies)
15. Munsters Theme Song
16. Addams Family Theme Song
17. The Phantom of the Opera
18. Super Freak (Rick James)
19. Theme to Halloween
20. Tubular Bells (Theme to The Exorcist)
21. Epiphany (Sweeney Todd)
22. Somebody's Watching Me (Rockwell)
23. Witch Doctor (Ross Bagdesarian)