Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Our Rainy Day Halloween Decor

Last week the weather was rainy and cloudy and one of those days weeks where you would rather be curled up on the couch in your pajamas.  Something about rain I guess.  Then, later in the week, it actually snowed!  I had to go outside and rescue my pumpkins (I grew some in my garden this year and they actually grew!  I got two about the size of a kid's basketball...yay!)

I have been seeing all kinds of cute Halloween decor around blogland and realized that I don't have very much!  One of our rainy days was perfect for making some simple Halloween decor for Isaac's room.  He helped me too, which made it extra fun.


 I had a leftover block from a previous project, and I decided to make it into a pumpkin.  I cut orange paper out and glued it to each side.  Isaac loved helping me glue!  The little man LOVES pom poms, so that is what we used for the smile and eyes.  (Isaac has loved them forever!  In fact, my mom gave him a whole tin full of them!  I used to take them to church in a mini m&m container and he would dump them out and then put them all back in...it worked awesome!)


 My mom also gave us some foam letters and googly eyes.  Isaac loved gluing them on.  We had puddles of Elmer's school glue all over the table.  I am probably going to make a frame for this and hang it in his room, but for now it's on the fridge.


 More pom pom love.  I made some garland by stringing pom poms onto thread.  They stayed in place really well so I didn't have to glue them or anything.  Then I taped it around his window.  I love easy projects like this!

I was inspired to make this spider from a tutorial over at Homemade By Jill.  She has some really fun ideas, and a few of my projects are inspired by hers.

I will be linking this up to parties listed on my party page as well as here.

9 comments:

Amy said...

These are all such cute ideas and so kid-friendly! I'd love for you to link them at my kids' craft challenge!

http://oneartmama.blogspot.com/2011/10/fall-craft-challenge-5-kids-craft-or.html

Kristine @ JandMs Eye Candy said...

Way cute ideas!! Love that kiddos can help!

We host a linky party “Help a Momma Out” every Tuesday. This would be a perfect link up! I would love it if you linked it up! And of course anything else you would like to share is always welcome! Thanks so much!

Kristine
www.jandmseyecandy.blogspot.com

Ashley said...

hey girl! cute ideas!:) i love it:) thanks for sharing!!! like always i love all your stuff:)

shopannies said...

love your fun decor ideas :) come see what I shared at http://shopannies.blogspot.com

Tutus & Tea Parties said...

This is such a great Halloween craft!

Thanks for linking up this week! :)

TigerEyes2001 said...

Hi! New follower from the Mingle With Us hop! I hope you'll stop by my blog and follow back! Thanks :) Through the Eyes of a Tiger

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

What a cute idea!! Very creative! I am now following you via Southern Lovely. I am your newest follower; and I hope you will follow me, too! God Bless You!

Vicky said...

Love your pumpkin block. So creative! I have pinned this! Visiting from a Pinteresting Link Party. Vicky from www.messforless.net

Lindsay said...

I really love kid friendly projects! This looks awesome! My girls would really enjoy this. Thanks so much for sharing this @ Show & Share! I am so happy that you did!

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