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Friday, November 26, 2010

Black Friday/Cyber Monday Sale in my Shoppe

In my Etsy shoppe take 10% off all weekend and use your coupon for another 10% off :)  On't have the coupon number?  Head over to my blog and get it at:

Etsy shoppe:

Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Paper Toilet Roll Wig

Toilet paper rolls DIY costume
With Halloween a mere 4 weeks away, it’s time to start thinking of costumes for our cute kiddies. This adorable DIY Halloween Costume: Rollhead Toilet Paper Wig by Finns Mari Savio and Kati Rapia, who are the authors of the books JUJU and MAJA. They featured this fun tutorial in the Australian online magazine called, Papier Mache. In colonial times wigs were the in thing, but a bit hard to manage. Periwigs or perukes are styles of wigs. They were hot and expensive. This modern take on the periwig is not expensive or hot and is way to cute to pass up. This is such a fun DIY, and sure to be a hit for Halloween!
See how to make it here:

Tuesday, October 19, 2010

By Kami Bigler

This festive bat mobile would look great in your entry greeting visiting trick or treaters on Halloween night. With so many different kinds of cool papers available these days, you could really make this your own!


One old lamp shade with the okay to take it apart
Black fabric I chose black with silver polka dots, but any black pattern would look great!
Hot glue gun
4-5 sheets black card stock I used glittered black card stock
Bat shaped die-cut or bat shaped paper craft punch
Clear fishing line or clear jewelry making string stretchy or not
Crimp beads
Jewelry making crimping tool

Directions See here:

Sunday, October 17, 2010

New Items Added to Etsy come and get em while they last!

How about trimming the tree with these vintage santa stockings!

Need a gift?  How about Millie and Tuck?

Know someone who sews?  How about this handmade sewing kit holder made like a witches boot?
Like vintage?  How about this vintage pumpkin cut and sew panel?
Or if not pumpkins how about a vintage turkey cut and sew?
Like Annies and want to make one?  Here is a kit by Daisy Kingdom.....
What's Annie without Andy.  he is a kit also.....

These items and many more have been added to my shoppe today.  I added 4 new Winter items also sol please take a peek and stay awhile :)

Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Handmade Halloween How to Host A Killer Party

Halloween is my favorite holiday of the year for a few reasons.  The best part is being able to (even if only for one day) dress up as your favorite character, monster, alter-ego – whatever you want!  Second to that is the actual Halloween party.  Whether you’re hosting a kid friendly bash or adult only gathering, decorations and favors are a must have.
DIY invitations halloween

Halloween Party Invitations |$25| papergirlstudios

The invitations will set the tone for your party. There are tons of handmade options – pre-printed or DIY.

Vintage Inspired Halloween Party Hat | $18 |crepeconfectionary

If you’re hosting a party think of your guests’ needs first.  Party favors and hats are some basic staples.

Lollipop Party Favors |$7.50| PinkyCrafts

Don’t forget the food!  Everyone loves spooky food – cookies, cakes, candy – even punch.
Heavenly Halloween Cookie Platter |$20 | StoneHouseOven

Most importantly, have fun planning your party.  For other cool Halloween ideas, please be sure to check out previous blogs on Handmade Spark.
~Lauren Soponis

Thursday, October 7, 2010

Chopped Bugs and Beetlejuice

Get the kids helping out in the kitchen with this fun and tasty recipe. This kid-friendly recipe will get your kids excited to help prepare and enjoy the snack!
1 can (46 ounces) unsweetened pineapple juice, chilled
2 cans (15 ounces each) fruit cocktail in juice, undrained and chilled
1 cup seedless raisins
1 pint vanilla ice cream
Red, blue or green food coloring (optional)
Preparation Time: Approximately 10 minutes

Combine the pineapple juice, fruit cocktail (beetles) and raisins (bugs) in a large pitcher. Divide the ice cream among 6 tall glasses or mugs. Pour the juice mixture over the ice cream. Stir 1 drop of food coloring into each glass, if desired. Serve immediately.
Servings: 6

Nutritional Information Per Serving: 
387 calories; 5 g fat; 20 mg cholesterol; 52 mg sodium; 86 g carbohydrate; 3 g fiber; 4 g protein

Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Bippity Boppity Boo

Now for sale in my Etsy shoppe Don't forget the customer appreciation sale in my Etsy Shoppe only on til Sunday....

Bippity Boppity Boo

Now for sale in my Etsy shoppe Don't forget the customer appreciation sale in my Etsy Shoppe only on til Sunday....

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Thursday, September 23, 2010

Extreme Pumpkin Carving Contest WIN WIN WIN

On October 8th and 9th there will be an extreme pumpkin carving weekend taking place at the Casino. Tom Nardone will be showing off some cool pumpkin carving skills at a live demonstration on the 9th from 2pm-4:30pm. There will also be a pumpkin carving contest taking place that day with a grand prize of $1,500! There will also be other cash prizes for runners up.

The casino will also be having a True Blood cast and Linda Blair meet and greet during October. They will also be having a cool Halloween costume contest for cash prizes.

Just comment here and you will be entered for a chance to win one of 3 car chargers with USB ports....

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

Been featured

With Fall just around the corner, it’s time to climb back into the attic and start unpacking treasures and trinkets to decorate for the harvest season. And who doesn’t also enjoy treating themselves to a new decoration, practical piece of furniture, or gift idea in the spirit of the season? The four selections below are full of primitive charm, handmade in hues and themes that are perfect for fall decorating.
pumpkin tags
Set of 4 Primitive Halloween Tags with Woolfelt Pumpkins OOAK | $8 | Sweet Liberty Primitives
Harvest Scarecrow Wood Shutters Sign
Harvest Scarecrow Wood Shutters Sign | $15.95 |  My Country Cottage Signs

Primitive or Cottage Shelf Cut Nails | $50 |  Firecracker Kid Primitives

Primitive Halloween Stick Witch | $28.95  Rabbit Hollow Prims
~Stephanie Baker

Sunday, September 12, 2010

Another Swap Dollie

By Mary- Polkadot Hill Primitives-

Lookie what came today

This is my swap from Jeannine of  By the Way of Salem.  You can find her work here

Saturday, September 11, 2010

Friday, September 10, 2010

More Swap Pics

by Angie- Angie's Raggedy Patch-

by Sylvia- Annaboo Creations-

Halloween Witches Tea Party Swap Pics 1st Set More to Come!

By Ann- Jangojb-

By Hope - Pixie Ponderings-
by Trish- Crafty Creations by Trish-
by Robyn- ForeverFall-

by Cathy- SnugglebugprimBlessings-

by Valerie- YorkiesPrimitives-

by Robert- Halloween Fanatic-

by Malissa- Sleepy Hollow Folk Art-
by Matty- Matty's Dolls-

by Jennifer- Jenny's Tole Shed-
by Bebe- Off the Beaten Path-

by Kim- Prims by Kim-

by Angi- Drakestone Primitives-

by Sue- Rabbit Hollow Prims-

by Sue- Rabbit Hollow Prims-

by Jan- Raggedy Jan-

by Tammy Rose- Rose Creations-

by Jean Eyler Carl-!/jecarl

by Kim - Blackberry Crow Primitives-

by Jennifer- Fiddlehead Farm Primitives-
by Cindy- Thimbleprims Studio-
More to come....