WHAT YOU NEED TO MAKE A HALLOWEEN PROJECT

Inside: The basic elements you need to make any Halloween project   It’s almost time for the spookiest time of the year… while I won’t be celebrating it I can still enjoy its spirit with a bunch of projects I plan to make. If you ask yourself why, well as an artist and a designer I work with lots of companies all around the world and I have an obligation to them and to you to keep inspiring you even though I’m not part of the celebrations!     HALLOWEEN PROJECT BASICS Halloween projects are the best to make (at least for me) especially if you love all the spooky spirit and magical vibe. Over the years I found that some people create a Halloween project only if they have a theme paper for the holiday. Actually you can make a lot of Halloween craft projects just by adding a few basic element and you don’t necessarily need that expensive …

AMAZING HALLOWEEN MINI ALBUMS YOU’LL WANT TO MAKE

Inside: 3 spooktacular Halloween mini albums you must make for this holiday! Step by step tutorials on how to make each one!   The one time of the year I envy Christians is on Halloween. Being a jew who lives in Israel I don’t celebrate Halloween but I think it’s one of the coolest holidays in the world. The costumes are great (in Jewish tradition there’s also a holiday where people wear costumes called Purim) but the best thins is the spooky theme that’s associated with this holiday. I just love the witches, haunted houses and dead mummies. Over the years I made lots of Halloween mini albums to inspire Christian friends around the world and I really enjoyed making them.     WHY DO WE LOVE HALLOWEEN You may ask yourself why people invest so much in this holiday when it’s only one day. People love this holiday because: Halloween is centered around having fun and enjoying yourself and …

Tonight is Halloween Cascade Mini Album

Hi dear crafty friends! It’s Halloween! So today I want to share with you a new mini album especially for Halloween: Tonight is Halloween Cascade Mini Album. This album is so fun and easy to make you won’t believe it! And just in time to include all your spooky and fantastic photos from the day.     Tonight is Halloween Cascade Mini Album The album is designed with two cascading pages on each side of the inside cover. The pages’ base is black as well as the cover. For this mini album’s pages and embellishments I used the Tonight is Halloween 6×6 paper collection designed by…me! Yes I designed all the papers in this collection including two pages with tags, quotes and other fun stuff you can fussy cut. We can’t have a mini album without a little fussy cutting right? Take a look at some of the pages inside this spooktacular mini album:             …

Poison Altered Pills Bottle

Hi dear crafty friends! It’s Halloween soon! So today I want to share with you a really easy and fast spooky project: Poison Altered Pills Bottle. It’s a perfect addition to any house decoration you’re planning or even as part of a center piece for your table!     Poison Altered Pills Bottle 1. Use any empty pills bottle or other container you have. First cover the container with black gesso.      2. After the gesso has dried completely add texture to the container with sandy modeling paste or other textured paste. After this layer dries cover everything with another layer of black gesso.     3. When the container is dry add a little color with acrylic paints. I used brown and gray. Add a twine around the lid of the container and a label to the front. I also added a little skull to complete the effect.      You can create a complete set of altered …

Spooky House from Two Boxes. Graphic 45 DT Project

Hi dear crafty friends! Are you tired of Halloween projects already? If not then I have one more for you: Spooky House from Two Boxes. Graphic 45 DT Project. When you design for Graphic 45 it goes without saying that Halloween is a big thing and you need to come up with a fantastic project. Well… last year I think I did just that!     Spooky House from Two Boxes. Graphic 45 DT Project This spooky house is made from two boxes. The base is made from a Mixed media 5×5 box and the little house on it is made from a ATC book box. The bottom part was easy to make. The box is already black so all I had to do is cover all the sides with the amazing Halloween in Wonderland papers. The house on the top was a little more work. I used the lid of the box as a roof and secured it in …

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TO MAKE A HALLOWEEN INTERACTIVE MINI ALBUM

  Inside: how to make a Halloween mini album with hidden pockets, surprising flaps and other interactive spooky elements.   I think that interactive mini albums are great but they are especially great for Halloween. Making an interactive mini album filled with pockets, hidden flaps and inserts is exactly like making a witch’s spell book that every page is a new surprise. This mini album is full of spooky moving additions and you can make it too just follow the video tutorial   HALLOWEEN MINI ALBUM   Making holiday mini albums is a long and grand scrapbook tradition. When there is so much designed and specialty papers and embellishments available it is almost impossible to resist making a mini album for evey holiday. It is even more fitting when it comes to Halloween so here’s why I think making a Halloween mini album is a must: There are many great looking photos of kids in costumes that are just perfect …

5 Minutes Craft – Mummy TP Trick or Treat Boxes

There’s just enough time to make these spook-tacular easy and fun toilet paper rolls mini Trick or Treat boxes and fill them with yummy candies. All you need are a few TP rolls that instead of finding their way to the bin can be used to create last minute party favors. This is a great craft to do with your kids or in school. It only takes 5 minutes to create the box, wrap it with a white bandage you can get at the pharmacy and add a face. The face is the really fun part because you can create all kinds of spooky faces with as many eyes or teeth that you want! Don’t miss out! Keep up with all the crafty goodness by subscribing to the Einat Kessler creative newsletter Have fun creating! 

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