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October 18, 2013

Cut and decorate your own Halloween items and Straw Flags! 5 Printable Pages FREE!!

Cut and Decorate

Cut and decorate your own Halloween items and Straw Flags    **Adult supervision is required**

Items need:

  • Printed material
  • Scissors
  • Double sided tape (for straw flags)
  • Crayons/markers
  • Optional Decoration Items
  • Glitter/ color tissue paper/whatever you feel be creative
  • Glue
  • Old cereal box (for mounting the cut art for sturdiness)
  • String and Hole punch (for hanging)

Instructions (Straw Flags)

  • Decorate your flag to match your taste –*For best results is to color the flags*
  • Cut the flag around the lines
  • Fold the flag in around a straw meeting the end points
  • Secure with double sided tape on the inside of the flag (can add tape before
  • wrapping around the straw)
  • *** Not recommended to glitter, or glue, anything that can fall into a drink to
  • decorate***


  • Decorate your Halloween item
  • Cut around the lines removing the outer paper leaving the Halloween item (can be
  • done before decorating)
  • Optional—Punch a hole on the top, add a string and now it can be hung
  • Optional- Before cutting and you will like something sturdier, add a piece of a cereal
  • box to the back of the image, and cut.
  • Optional – instead of cutting the outside, cut the inside or fill in the empty areas, then to
  • the back of the paper add a piece of color tissue paper it will give it a stain glass effect.
In DIY on
October 4, 2013

10 Free Pumpkin Stencils for Halloween




Ready for some SPOOKTACULAR fun 😉 This is a great way to get the kiddo in the Halloween Spirit and get them creative. I was browsing the internet and I found some really cute stencils on the Better Home & Garden site and I picked out my top 10 favorites. Enjoy!

Horned Stencil

Halloween Mouth Stencil

One-Tooth Smile Stencil

Pumpkin Cat

Trick Or Treat Stencil

Skeleton Stencil

Fun Feline

Pumkin Stencil

Scare Crow Carving Stencil

Witch Pumkin Stencil