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Crafter's Touch Newsletter

October 28, 2004

In This Issue

  • Editor's Note
  • Project Idea: Scarecrow Magnet
  • Crafter's Touch Candle Making Kits
  • Project Idea: Pompom Turkey 
  • Tips & Tricks: Last Minute Halloween Decorating Tips
  • Other New Articles At Crafter's Touch


Editor's Note

As Halloween passes us, its time to start decorating for thanksgiving.  You'll find a couple of great thanksgiving crafts that you can do to spice up the holiday season!  Also, if you've waited until the last minute to decorate for your halloween party, we've got some great last minute tips to make your house haunted!

We, also, would like to announce that Crafter's Touch is now offering candle making kits for votive, pillar, and container candles.  You'll find more information below about how to purchase one today!


Project Idea: Scarecrow Pin

The smile on these scrawcrows will be multiplied on the faces of your guests!

All you need are the following supplies:

  • Felt in purple, yellow, red, and tan
  • Raffia
  • Google eyes
  • Black permanent marker
  • Materials to make a pattern
  • Scissors
  • Hot glue gun

    To get full instructions for this project, visit our site HERE


    Crafter's Touch - Awesome Candle Making Kits

    Get a pillar candle kit today!

    Highest quality supplies.
    Choose your own dyes & fragrances.
    Low prices starting at $24.99!

    Pillar Candle Kit

    Get a soy container candle kit today!

    Candle kits are great gifts!
    Container kit makes over 10 candles.
    We offer soy and paraffin bases.

    Soy Container Candle Kit

    See all of our candle making kits here!


    Project Idea: Pompom Turkey

    Kids will love these fuzzy turkeys. Stick a name tag on them and they make great Thanksgiving placecard holders.

    All you need are the following supplies:

  • One large brown pompom and one smaller brown pompom
  • Several red, orange, and yellow chenille stems
  • Google eyes
  • Hot glue gun

    To get full instructions for this project, visit our site HERE


    Tips & Tricks - Last Minute Halloween Decorating Tips

    If you waited until the last minute to decorate for your halloween party, don't despair! We have some quick and easy tips for you to turn your house into a spooky wonderland of fun!

    • Fill your children's carved pumpkins with branches of leaves from your backyard like a make-shift planter! If you have some fake spider webs, we sure to string them over the leaves.
    • Hang some fake bats from chandeliers or ceiling fans. If you don't have the rubber ones, you can always make some from construction paper and string to hang them. You may just need to attach a penny to them to get them weighted down nicely.
    • Create your own mad scientist's laboratory. Fill jars with colored water. Fill bowls with jello, pealed grapes, cooked spaghetti and whatever other icky things you think of!
    • Keep your carved pumpkins fresh until the big day by rubbing the cut edges with vasoline. If you line the inside of the carved pumpkin with foil, it will prevent the candle from burning the pumpkin and the jack-o-lantern will seem much brighter.

    Other Halloween Projects 


    Other New Articles At Crafter's Touch

    New Christmas Tip - Easy Christmas Gifts You Can Make
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/tip.aspx?tipid=40

    New Wedding Project - Sunflower Place Card Holder
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=69

    New Yarn & Needlework Project - Hearts on a String
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=68

    New Yarn & Needlework Project - Felt Pansies
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=70

    New Christmas Tip - Thrify Ornaments for Kids
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/tip.aspx?tipid=41

    New Jewelry Tip - Working with Push Molds & Polamer Clay
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/tip.aspx?tipid=42

    New Yarn & Needlework Project - Easy Eyelash Scarf
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=71

    New Candle Making Project - Frosty Layered Votives
    http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=72


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