Browsing the "Upcycled Halloween" Tag

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


How-to: Make Upcycled Tin Lanterns for Halloween

October 25th, 2011 | by Becky Striepe

Halloween decorations can be incredibly wasteful, but they don't have to be! You could buy plastic decorations that you'll probably only use once, but with a little crafty know-how, you can whip up your own custom decorations that are less wasteful and have a whole lot of heart. Karen showed you how to mummify glass candle holders and make paper luminary covers, and you can use reclaimed tin cans to make some light-up Halloween decorations, too!


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.



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