DIY Fall Owl Wreath Tutorial

Adorn your door with this woodsy owl wreath for fall! Watch the character come to life as you add leafy feathers and floral eyes!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Small grapevine wreath
Large grapevine wreath
Fall leaves
Twig bundle
Green burlap ribbon
Sola flowers
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Floral wire
Wire cutters

Things to do:
1. Use wire to attach the small wreath to the large wreath.
2. Snap off two bundles of sticks and use wire to attach them to the sides of the large wreath, creating your owl’s wings.
3. Snap off two small bundles of twigs and use wire to attach them to the sides of the small wreath.
4. Cut a 6-inch piece of wire and loop it around your small wreath, creating a hanger.
5. Use hot glue to attach leaves around the edges of the owl wreath. All leaves should face down.
6. Use hot glue to attach two flowers to the small wreath, creating your owl’s eyes.
7. Tie a bow and use hot glue to attach it to the neck of the owl.

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DIY Mesh Pumpkin Wreath Tutorial

Celebrating fall in a bright and colorful way! This mesh pumpkin wreath is whimsical and festive, perfect for all lovers of the season.

Difficulty level: Intermediate
Time to complete: 1 Hour
Age range: 12 and Up

Things you’ll need:
Orange deco mesh
5″ Styrofoam disc
“U” Shaped Floral Pins
10″ Green mesh
Orange felt
Silk leaves
Raffia
Orange ribbon
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Cut 10″ squares of orange mesh.
2. Roll up the squares of mesh and insert a floral pin into the center of the tube.
3. Fold the roll at the center and add some hot glue near the floral pin prongs before inserting into the edge of the disc.
4. Repeat steps 1-3 until the entire disc is full.
5. Cut 24″ of green mesh and roll it into a loose tube. It should be twice as large as the orange tubes.
6. Use a floral pin and hot glue to attach it to the back of the pumpkin, near the top.
7. Tie a piece of orange ribbon, creating a loop. Attach it to the back of the disc with hot glue.
8. Next, insert the greenery leaves into the styrofoam base next to the pumpkin mesh stem.
9. Cut a piece of orange felt to cover the back of the pumpkin and hot glue it into place.

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DIY ‘BOO’ Spiderweb Wreath Tutorial

Let’s get SPOOKY! This BOO wreath is the perfect Halloween decoration – Dress up you front door and scare the Trick or Treaters this fall!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 20 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
BOO letters
Grapevine wreath
Large spider
White twine
Large needle
Orange paint
Black spray paint
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Spray paint your grapevine wreath black.
2. Paint your BOO letters orange.
3. Use hot glue to attach a piece of bakers twine to the wreath. String it across and wrap it around the opposite side. Repeat this step until it’s crossed 5-6 times.
4. Thread a needle with bakers twine and weave it around the strings attached to the wreath, creating a web. Use hot glue to secure the string when necessary.
5. Use hot glue to attach the BOO letters to the top of the wreath.
6. Complete the wreath by using hot glue to attach the spider to the bottom of the web.

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DIY Ghost Sucker Covers

Trick or treat! You’ll be the most popular house on the block with these ghost suckers! They only take a few minutes to make and look super cute mixed into a candy bowl on Halloween.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
White Felt
Small black pompoms
Scissors
Tacky glue
Suckers
Pencil
Paper

Things to do:

  1. First, make a pattern for your ghost. I used dumdum suckers, so my pattern measured 2 1/2 ” wide and 3 1/4 ” tall with a rounded top.
  1. Trace the pattern onto white felt and cut out the shape.
  2. Sew a 1/4 ” seam leaving the bottom open.
  3. Glue on pompom eyes.
  4. Slide the sucker into the pouch.
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5-Minute Spooky Spiderweb Tealight Luminaries

Get spooky this Halloween with the spiderweb candle! These little jars make great centerpieces for a themed dinner or add an eerie look to windowsills at night.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 5 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Small mason jar
White yarn
Battery-operated tealight
Small spiders
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors

Things to do:
1. Hot glue a piece of yarn to the top of your mason jar, just below the rim.
2. Wrap the yarn around the jar in random patterns, using hot glue occasionally to secure it in place.
3. Use hot glue to secure the end when you have enough “cobwebs.”
4. Hot glue the spider onto the side of the jar.
5. Place the battery operated tealight in the jar and replace the lid.

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DIY Pumpkin Patch Wreath

This pumpkin wreath is the perfect fall decoration – Make it for Halloween and leave it up through Thanksgiving! You’ll love the way the orange pumpkins pop on your front door!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Grapevine wreath
Greenery
Faux pumpkins
Hot glue gun and glue sticks
Scissors
Wire
Wire cutters
Burlap ribbon

Things to do:

  1. Loop burlap ribbon around the grapevine wreath and use wire to “sew” the ends together, creating a hanger.
  2. Wire bunches of greenery onto the wreath until the desired fullness.
  3. Use hot glue to attached pumpkins around the wreath until the entire surface is covered.
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DIY Tissue Paper Pumpkin Treat Bags


Be the best house on the block this Halloween! Trick or treaters will go crazy for these cute pumpkin favors.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 10 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
Orange tissue paper
Green floral tape
Scissors
10″ circle pattern
Pencil
Candies

Things to do:

  1. Layer two pieces of tissue paper and trace a 10″ circle pattern onto them. Cut out the shape.
  2. Pile a handful of candy on the center of the tissue paper circles.
  3. Place the circle in the palm of your hand and carefully pull up the edges, forming the pumpkin.
  4. Gather the edges of the tissue paper together at the top and pinch them closed.
  5. Wrap the top with green floral tape, creating a pumpkin stem and securing the tissue paper in place.
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Quick and Easy Yarn Ghost Garland Tutorial

Looking for a Spooktacular craft to do with your kids this fall? This ghost garland is the perfect pick! All you need is a few basic supplies for an afternoon of fun!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 8 and up

Things you’ll need:
White yarn
Black yarn
Scissors
Googly eyes
11-inch book

Things to do:

  1. Wrap white yarn around a book 100 times.
  2. Cut the yarn at both ends, creating two separate bundles of yarn (This will make two ghosts). Repeat steps 1-2 until you have created your desired number of ghosts.
  3. Next, measure the length you want your garland to be and cut a piece of jute.
  4. Fold the yarn bundle in half over the jute. Tie it together with a piece of black yarn, 1″ from the top.
  5. Peel and stick your google eyes to the front of your ghost.
  6. Finish adding all of your yarn bundles until the length of jute is full of ghosts.
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DIY Memory Game Tutorial

Keep the little ones busy with a craft and a game! This project is perfect for all ages and provides hours of fun, even after the paints have been put away.

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 45 minutes
Age range: 6 and up

Things you’ll need:
24 Wood disks
Acrylic paint (12 colors)
Paint brush
1/2″ Alphabet stencils
Muslin bag
Stencil brush

Things to do:

  1. Paint your wood disks with 12 different colors of paint. There should be two disks painted with every color.
  2. Use the end of a paintbrush to add polka dots on the blank side of your wood disk.
  3. Spray the painted disks with clear coat spray.
  4. Stencil “memory” on the muslin bag and let the paint dry before adding disks to the inside.
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How to Make a Clay Leaf Dish Tutorial

Bring the outdoors inside with this fun project! Collect leaves on vacation and save the memories forever or gather leaves outdoors in different varieties and have a plethora of shapes and sizes to choose from!

Difficulty level: Beginner
Time to complete: 30 minutes
Age range: 12 and up

Things you’ll need:
Air dry modeling clay
Rolling pin
Damp sponge
Nail file
Knife
Gold paint
Paint brush
Clear coat spray
Wax paper

Things to do:

  1. Gather a few different large leaves. I used a hydrangea leaf for this video.
  2. Cut off a piece of air dry clay and roll it into a thin layer on a piece of wax paper.
  3. Press the leaf onto the clay and use a rolling pin over it to transfer the impression.
  4. Remove the leaf and cut around the edge of the impression with a sharp knife. Remove any excess clay.
  5. Carefully roll up sections around the edges of the leaf to create movement.
  6. Peel the leaf off of the waxed paper and lay it on a cooling rack to dry for 24 hours.
  7. When the leaf is completely hardened, use a nail file to smooth out any rough edges.
  8. Paint your leaf with acrylic paint of your choice.
  9. Coat with clear coat spray and let it cry completely before using your dish.
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