Pumpkins & Spooks Newsletter


Crafter's Touch http://www.crafterstouch.com September 16, 2004 In This Issue: * Editor's Note * Project Idea: Painted Pumpkin Lightbulbs * Project Idea: Message in a Bottle Card * Tips & Tricks: Simple Fall Decorating Tips * Other New Articles At Crafter's Touch ******************************************************************** Editor's Note: As the weather starts getting cooler, we are reminded that Halloween is just around the corner. Now is a great time to pick up some craft supplies to make these adorable pumpkins and spooks. ******************************************************************** Project Idea: Painted Pumpkin Lightbulbs Turn those old blown out bulbs into festive halloween pumpkins. All you need are the following supplies: Blown Out Light Bulb Orange, Green, Black, and White Acrylic Paints Piece of raffia, hemp, or string for bow and hanger Paint brush (You may want a small and a large brush) Toothpick for detail work Pencil To get full instructions for this project, visit our site at http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=54 ******************************************************************** Project Idea: Ghostly Terra Cotta Pots The little ghouls in your life might like creating these easy ghosts. All you need are the following supplies: Terra cotta pot White, black, and pink acrylic paints White Cardstock Craft Glue Paint brush Scissors To get full instructions for this project, visit our site at http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=56 ******************************************************************** Tips & Tricks: Simple Fall Decorating Tips Fall is a perfect time to add a little color to your home before the long winter months. Use some of these simple tips decorate your home for fall in a hurry! * Simple touches such as placing small pumpkins and fake fall leaves around the house can instantly give your home a festive fall mood. Your bathroom sink, your children's nightstands, and your countertops are unique places for these mini pumpkins. * Adding a small nametag and a ribbon to a mini pumpkin can make adorable placecards for your fall dinner table. * To decorate the outdoors, place a pumpkin on each step of your house or each post of your fence to greet your fall visitors. * Nothing adds more ambiance than candles! A carefully placed pumpkin spice candle can create a wonderful aroma to fill your home with the holiday spirit. Follow this link to see how to make your own pillar candle. http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=55 ******************************************************************** Other New Articles At Crafter's Touch New Jewelry Project - Beaded Frame http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=57 New Candle Making Project - Basic Pillar Candle http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=55 New Paper Project - Crayon Batik http://www.crafterstouch.com/projectpage.aspx?projectid=53 New Candle Making Tip - All About Gel Wax http://www.crafterstouch.com/tip.aspx?tipid=34 ******************************************************************** FEEDBACK TO THE EDITOR webmaster@crafterstouch.com WEBSITE http://www.crafterstouch.com TO SUBSCRIBE Send an email to webmaster@crafterstouch.com TO UNSUBSCRIBE Send an email to webmaster@crafterstouch.com
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