Friday, October 17, 2008

Don't be goin' all "crafty" on me

Don't worry. I'm not. This is about as "crafty" as I get. These are our traditional Halloween decorations that the kiddos make. The little kiddos used their hands and feet to make ghosts and goblins. Thanks to spooky face stickers their cool aunt sent them, their G & Gs look even spookier than ever! (Don't ask me what Liv is wearing. I'm just glad she has on clothes. Kinda.)

Next are our styrofoam spiders. The kids all painted the styrofoam balls black, then we stuck pipe cleaner in as the legs. And because we have so many kids, our front door now looks like "Kingdom of the Spiders."


Oooooooh! SPOOKY!!

And to top it off, a scene from a fave show "Ghost Hunters." Don't worry- it's FUNNY, not scary. (**Don't forget to check my other post from today right below this one. I am just feeling extra post-ie lately.)






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26 comments:

Annie said...

First, again!

Annie said...

Another post? I can't keep up.

I love your crafts, especially because they are cute, easy, and shirts and pants are optional.

Tori :) said...

YOU are amazing Annie!! How do you do it??! :)

That girl said...

Oh no!! You're one of THOSE moms!!

The kind that I see at my kids' school who have everything together, and their kids have their home made snacks in their backpack and their crochet-knitted hoodies on *which of course, I'd asume you knitted yourself* and for Halloween, you made all your costumes by hand and all these wonderful decorations that you've spent time teaching your kids how to make...

One of THOSE moms! Sigh. I wish.

I'm one of the other types of moms.

The kind that gets home late in the evening, rushes in after work, de-freezes something from a package for dinner, spends about 2 hours with the kids in the evening, all the while thinking about how messy the house is and then, once they're finally in bed... instead of cleaning the house or making home made banana bread or something, I plop on the couch with ice cream and turn on the TV.

Hello to you, from the other side :-) *LOL*

Tori :) said...

Oh That Girl you have me all wrong!! I'm home all day and I still choose to plop on the couch with ice cream instead of cleaning! And knitting- what is that? I was just laughing the other day thinking about blogging about my "sewing kit." It's a plastic box from the dollar store, with a pack of buttons and thread from the dollar store. I think I have like 2 needles just in case a button falls off of something!! I am so not crafty, organized, nada... I'm positive we could hang. :)

Lauren said...

I looooove your spooky decorations you guys made. I want to make some styrofoam spiders! Did you just use styrofoam balls and pipecleaners?

omar said...

I like the decorations! But don't you let your kids wear clothes? Is this how the 18th and 19th kids get treated?

(Just kidding, Torantula.)

Yvonne said...

Love the decorations--too cute. And you say you are not crafty--SURE YOU'RE NOT!!!!

Klin said...

Looks crafty by my book. I buy all my crafty stuff at Roberts, but it's already made crafty for me.

Klin said...

I watched
America's most Haunted live last weekend. 'Twas cool.

I love how your front door looks. Freaky spiders. Woo-ooo-ooo.

Livie looks comfy to me. Isn't that the criteria for getting dressed?

~DeMelo Family~ said...

what a great idea oh my gosh...i just thought to myself as i was reading your post that doing hands and feet prints is a great way to see how fast they grow over the years. Do you keep those or throw them out after halloween?

Nancy Face said...

Great decorations! Your front door is looking all spooky now! :)

Chel said...

haha You're crafty.

Karina said...

The crafts are so cute! I've been looking for an easy and unexpensive craft to do with the kids.
I love Ghost Hunters! but I don't dare watch it when Jared is out of town. Do you watch it alone? I can't even watch scary movie commercials when he's not home.

Leatha said...

I just have to say, we haven't seen Liv since she was a tiny baby and she is so beautiful! She really looks like both of you. And your decorations are so cute. I might have to try that with Jaya...

Sketchy said...

I won't judge you if you're crafty.

Clothing optional crafting just makes cleanup easier.

JustRandi said...

I love how great everything looks! You're making lots of memories!~

ELASTICWAISTBANDLADY said...

You know it's Fall when I break out my festive pumpking wreath that I bought at the Dollar Store years ago.

So, hands can make turkeys and ghosts? Who knew that having hands could be so practical?

Stacey said...

Cute decor! I have a door cover that I bought from Wal-Mart with a ghost on it. Yeah,your front door looks lots better than mine.

I am cracking up at homeboy!

Help I need a user name! said...

Cute crafts! I completely love watching ghost hunters. Don't know why, I just do...

S said...

NO silly saturday NO SEI saturday. I am going to bed and just going to hope for a better tomorrow.

Whitney said...

I love the idea of making ghosts with your hand/feet prints!!! Cute!!!
I enjoyed those...until I saw the spider pictures, I hate spiders... lol

NOBODY said...

I once blogged, jokingly, about alphabetizing my spice rack. I lost about 8 readers because of that. The fact that Livie is dressed like a hobo is the only reason I'm sticking around Tori. I thought you and I were from the same tribe. These crafts are proving otherwise. :)

Torantula is like a combination of you and me. Minus the hairy, black, and actually being a spider part.

Physcokity said...

Me likey the decorations. I don't even really bother to get crafty. What I normally do is buy a prefab thing...supah cheap.

With all those spideys hanging around hopefully they'll keep the real ones away? ;)

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No Cool Story said...

"I am just feeling extra post-ie lately"

Send me some of those postie energy vibes!! Twin Power, engage!