Browsing the "Green Halloween" Tag

Pumpkin Luminary Jar!

October 12th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

There are plenty of luminary jar tutorials out there, but many of them use new materials rather than recycling what you already have on hand. You can make your own pumpkin luminary jars for Halloween using recycled jars and book pages! They are so simple, yet insanely adorable!


Recycled Trick-or-Treat Bucket

October 11th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Instead of buying a generic plastic bucket for your child's Halloween candy, why not create your own? Not only is making your own a fun experience, but it's way more eco-friendly!


Pumpkin Napkin Ring Holder

October 4th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

A few days ago I came across these precious pumpkin rings from Wild Olive. The concept inspired me-- the ring she created reminded me of a napkin ring holder! If you're hosting a Halloween dinner party, or even Thanksgiving dinner, give your event a special touch with your own pumpkin napkin ring holders!


Recycled Paper Pumpkins!

September 28th, 2012 | by Bonnie Getchell

Can you believe that next Monday is October 1st? In preparation, I was browsing Pinterest for unique pumpkin ideas. I came across this awesome tutorial from Two Paper Divas and knew I had to try it! Instead of using scrapbook paper, though, I decided to make this project even more eco-friendly by using book pages!


DIY Halloween is Greener, Kinder

October 26th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Here in the U.S., we're predicted to spend over $7 billion on Halloween this year. That's billion. And most of what we're buying is not so great for the planet. This year, use your crafty prowess to have a greener, kinder Halloween


Halloween Craft Roundup

October 7th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

Halloween doesn't have to be wasteful. With a little bit of imagination and planning, you can have an eco-friendly Halloween. Let's explore what Halloween decor and costumes we can make to make Halloween greener.


Halloween Craft: Mummified Glass Jar Candle Holder

September 23rd, 2011 | by Karen Lee

Make these upcycled glass jar mummy candle holders (lanterns) for Halloween. Group them as a family or put individual pieces on front steps or line them up on the walkway. No matter how you choose to use them, they'll be sure to bring smiles to your trick or treaters.


How To: Solar Jack-O-Lantern

September 16th, 2011 | by Karen Lee

You can make this eco-friendly solar powered Jack-O-Lantern for less than the price of a real pumpkin. And it's reusable! Here is how.



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