DIY Wooden Pumpkin Decor

Quick and Adorable Wood Pumpkin | Saynotsweetanne.com

Sometimes, I neglect the orange and brown, warm fall colors in decor. I tend to jump right from Spooky and dark Halloween (like this wreath, or this adorable door sign) into the gold and brown tones of Thanksgiving that I’ll eventually transition into Christmas. This year – I’m working a bit harder to stop and noticeRead more

Free Printable Halloween Coffin Boxes!

Printable Coffin Treat Boxes at saynotsweetanne.com | Print, cut and assemble your own treat boxes. Two variations!

This project has a little bit of nostalgia for me. In my high school (forever ago!) student groups would sell “PumpkinGrams.” They were little scraps of halloween themed paper taped to a candy bar, sold for a dollar and delivered to whichever friends you chose. I remember being so excited during 6th hour on the lastRead more

Minecraft Printable Costume Set

Easy Printable DIY Creeper and Steve costumes! | saynotsweetanne.com | #halloween #minecraft #costume

So, I like Minecraft. You might has guessed as much after my DIY Creeper Peeps and Minecraft World Building Marshmallows. So it may not come as a surprise to you that one of our ideas for Halloween this year is to dress up like Steve (the player character) and a Creeper! So, I set to workRead more

Oracle Party Game [Free Printable]

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For centuries there have been games where children pretend to divine their future. From dripping wax into water, to casting a glance through a mirror over your shoulder, to a magic 8 ball,  these types of games have always been a hit party game. So, in preparation for a Halloween Party my sister is throwing,Read more

Easy DIY Aged Paper

DIY Aged Paper - Easy and printable with no ovens or scorching! | saynotsweetanne.com | #diy #halloween #paper #renaissance #aged #weathered

  With Halloween right around the corner (Hello!? What happened to August!?), Renaissance Festival season in full swing, and our DnD adventures winding up, hubby asked me for some aged paper. Now, “paper” has a long history. Papyrus was made in Egypt from the cyperus papyrus plant found along the Nile. Its use dates backRead more

Oracle Party Game

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For centuries there have been games where children pretend to divine their future. From dripping wax into water, to casting a glance through a mirror over your shoulder, to a magic 8 ball,  these types of games have always been a hit party game. So, in preparation for a Halloween Party my sister is throwing,Read more

Pumpkin Grams

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When my husband and I first started dating we were in High School. My High School allowed student groups to sell something called a “Pumpkin Gram” during the Halloween season in order to raise money. Basically they were little strips of paper you paid $1.00 for, and on Halloween they were delivered to whichever friendsRead more

Spooky Time!

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Since I’ve been posting a lot about all of my Halloween decorations and getting all sorts of great ideas from tons of places, I’ve decided to share my final results. (I say final, but I know that between now and Oct 31 I will add to this collection.) First up are some table decorations I’veRead more

Spooky Straw/Sucker/Cupcake toppers [Free Download]

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I really adore the idea of handing out special treats to every trick-or-treater this year. I’ve been wracking my brain tring to think of something that would make them smile. While I’d love to make tiny little treat boxes for every child, (and still aspire to), I have to admit that might not pan out.Read more

Halloween Countdown [Free Printable]

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Its already October. So its time to start counting the days left before Halloween! I’ve always been a big fan of the “Days Until” count down blocks. Like These Christmas ones on Little Birdie Secrets.  However, working with wood is not my strong suit- and I’m likely to want to change it up again nextRead more