scary Halloween animatronics

Home Depot’s Halloween Items are Out!

Nothing says “it’s a hundred degrees out” like a chilly lineup of haunting Halloween items. That’s right: it’s that time of year when everyone (and I mean everyone) stares at we of the Halloween community and say, “You’re thinking about Halloween now? Are you crazy?” Why yes, we are, thanks for asking! And just to prove it, when Melvira saw that Home Depot was already unboxing creepy animatronics and displays, she JUMPED to post. Here’s…Read more

Make a Dollar Store Halloween Wreath

At my house with small children, we appreciate the whimsical as much as the creepy. It’s always a challenge to find Halloween decorations that fit both these criteria. Here’s one we came up with that was so simple – and so cheap! Using only dollar store items, you can make this project, too. Let’s go shopping and get crafting! You will need: a grapevine or willow wreath or a metal or plastic wreath form (or…Read more

Make a Decaying Mummy Skull Prop

I love Halloween, and I love Halloween projects. And by the way, I’m seriously lazy. So when a friend of mine told me he had a great, terrifying-looking, gory, easy prop to show me, I was all in! But even I (the corner-cutting queen) was rather delightfully surprised at how easy this really was. Together, my friend and I created three creepy decaying skulls in less than 10 minutes. And the best part? They were…Read more

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