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October 18, 2010

I {heart} paper garlands...

If there's ever a shortage of crepe paper or craft glue, blame me. I love love LOVE the stuff. More importantly, I've come to the conclusion that after helping faculty with technology all day long, shutting off the computer and getting out the scissors, paper and glue makes me extremely happy.

This is my Halloween banner from Paper Glitter.

I just embellished it further by gluing fun fur yarn on the back.

I also found this lovely moon graphic on graphics fairy and turned it into a moon garland.

I thought my witches needed a little something special. It's also some-what covering up the cable box and DVD player in the entertainment center.

In case you want some free paper garland templates, Family Fun has a few ideas here. I'll be putting together a list of my favorite treat/candy containers soon...just in case any of you are throwing a little kid-friendly Halloween shindig of your own. And if any of you are wondering what my girls are doing while I'm crafting away, they are usually right next to me doing their own crafty thing.

If you'd like one of your very own Kim K creations, be sure to click HERE to visit my Halloween give-away post where you can leave a comment to be entered. Drawing takes place October 20th. Happy Monday! I hope you are energized for the week ahead!


Karen The Graphics Fairy said...

Everything looks great! I adore your Moon garland!! I could see doing something similar for Christmas too, so cute! Thanks for linking this up to Brag Monday.

Lee said...

Oh, wow! The garland is terrific! Amazing what you do...your house looks wonderful! Hummm, I think I need a garland.
Your Mom was just here and we talked about when you and your sister can come visit. I love to share but want to see your home, too!
Have a great week!

Donna said...

I love your garland, what a fun project! I too love the Graphics Fairy, and have gotten so many great ideas from her site! Thanks for sharing :)

Heather said...

Your moon garland is great! I love the crepe paper. Your ruffling is so neatly applied. Mine just always looks squashed. By the way, I am a first time visitor and I love your blog header too!

PetraB said...

Love your decorations, they look fantastic.

Kim said...

Once again..
you are sooo crafty..
Looking good..
Have a great week..
Love ya.

Crowing Moon said...

Your decorations are awesome!

Karin said...

Just getting a chance to catch up on your blog. :) Can't believe how busy you have been, girl! Amazing stuff as always. :)

Jodee said...

I love, love, love your Halloween banner! Your house looks soooo festive!

I wish I had half of your energy. HA HA!

Anonymous said...

My Halloween goodies arrived today. Thank you again. Our jack o lantern looks much happier sporting his party hat. Doug was amazed by the amount of things you sent. He thought maybe it was a magic, bottomless box. As I "may" have mentioned before, I LOVE the Bingo card ornament. It looks great in my house. I appreciate you sharing some of your Halloween spirit with me. Love, Sherry

Jodi said...

amazing!!! and i'm speechless!!!

Trisha said...

Love the moon garland it is beautiful!!