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Celebrate Halloween with this festive doorknob decoration! This is an easy craft that is perfect for decorating during Halloween and is great for the kids’ room or any room!

Things You Will Need:

  • Craft foam in the Halloween colors of your choice
  • Scissors
  • A pencil
  • Markers
  • Glue

Step 1: Begin by drawing the outline of a doorknob hanger onto a piece of foam. Once you have the shape you want, cut it out. If you do not have craft foam you can use cardboard, such as a cereal box, covered in paper.

Step 2: Draw some Halloween shapes onto pieces of foam and cut them out. I’ve drawn a ghost, a pumpkin and the word “boo.” Again, if you do not have foam you can use cardboard or other sturdy paper.

Step 3: Once All of the shapes have been cut out, use markers to add details such as a face for the ghost and lines for the pumpkin.

Step 4: Once all of the pieces have been colored and decorated, glue them to the doorknob hanger and let dry.

Congratulations! You have made a festive Halloween doorknob hanger. Hang this fun decoration anywhere you want to show your Halloween spirit. It makes a great addition to any holiday decor. Did you do this project? How did it turn out? Please feel free to share your comments and photos in the comments section. Happy crafting!

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Will you bee my Valentine? Show someone just how much you love them with these simple “bee mine” valentines. They are perfect to give your friends, family or that special someone this Valentine’s Day.

Things you will need:

  • Card stock or other thick paper in black, white, yellow and Valentine’s Day colors
  • Markers
  • A Pencil
  • Scissors
  • Glue
  • A ruler
  • Stickers in the shape of letters (optional)

Step 1: Use your ruler and pencil to draw the shape of the Valentine’s Day card.  Mine is about the size of an index card. Once you have the shape you want, cut it out.

Step 2: Using a scrap of yellow paper draw and cut out the body and head of a bumblebee. The body should be an oval shape and the head is a circle.

 

Step 3: Using the body as a guide you need to draw and cut out the wings and stripes for the bumblebee. It is helpful to trace the body onto black paper and draw in the stripes so you know how big they need to be. Similarly, place the body on a piece of white paper and trace the wings around it, making a heart shape.

 

Step 4: Once all of the pieces are cut out you should glue them together and add a face to the bumblebee.

 

Step 5: Once the bumblebee is dry you should glue it to the card you cut out in the first step. Use your markers to add additional details to the bumblebee and to write the word “mine.” Flip the card over and write other information such as who the card is to and from, and “Happy Valentine’s Day.”

Congratulations! You just made a “bee mine” valentine! Try getting creative and come up with other ideas as well. Other ideas include “you rock!” and “love bug.” Did you do this project? How did it turn out? Please share your comments and photos in the comments section. Happy crafting!


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