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A wood frame with string inside to look like a spider web.

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

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A wood frame with string inside to look like a spider web.

Easy and unique Halloween Craft and Decoration

 

 

Here’s a Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame that is adorable and perfect for the door if you put it on a hanger or ribbon. 

The mantle or the table, really anywhere you want is great for this unique and easy to make craft. 

Make them as a family, gifts night-out, teen get-together or party, kids craft or family time fun. 

 




 

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Supplies:

click on the title or name to easily see the product if you’d like

Wooden frame, 8×11″ or your choice of size –  like these

Cotton String

Green paint of your choice,  HERE is an  Olive Green

Sponge brush

Decorations as desired, here are ideas:  THIS ONE or THESE

Hot glue gun

 




Instructions:

Paint the frame with the green and let it dry completely.

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Begin with a drop of hot glue and with the string at the top of the frame.
With the string taut, now make a spoke wheel with the string, still one piece. 

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

You can see the pattern here on the back.

Then go around the spoke strings to make a web pattern.

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Now, don’t be too worried if it’s not a perfect web.  All spider webs are unique and creative, just like yours will be!  Have fun with it and make it your own:)




Attach your embellishments with the glue gun. 

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Friendly Halloween Spider Web Frame

Now where to display this spooky spider frame – on the door or shelf? 

hhhmmm….Maybe we will have to make more!

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2014, 2018

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.




Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath

Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath

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A fall thanksgiving wreath for kids and toddlers to make

A fun wreath kids can make for fall

Here is a terrific Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath for Fall and the Thanksgiving season.

Easy and quick to hold little ones attention, but older kids can make it as decorative at they would like.

Your family could easily make an extra to take to a local retirement/care center, even if you don’t know anyone there, they would surely appreciate some cheer and your thoughtfulness.  This would be a great time to talk, as a family, of blessings to be grateful for.

 

Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath

Supplies:

Heavy weight cardboard or foam board to cut the circle for the base of the wreath

Box cutter – for adult to use to cut the wreath 

 

Fall Leaves HERE

Glue dots for leaves and any decorations that are not stickers, HERE

Ribbon, Check THIS out

Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath 1


Directions:

Trace the size of wreath you choose to make with a bowl and cut with box cutter.Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath 2Trace an inner circle with a smaller bowl Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath 3Cut out the middle section.Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath 4Let the kids have fun with stickers or decorations attaching them with glue dots.Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath 5Attach ribbon to the top for a hanger with glue or more sticky dots.

Kids Craft Thanksgiving Wreath

Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013, 2018

Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.




Outdoor or Indoor Halloween Wreath or Grave Ornament

Quick & Easy Halloween Wreath

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Halloween Wreath

Halloween Wreath


Here is a fun, inexpensive and quick Halloween wreath for your door.
 I love how easily it can be stored from year to year, and looks great when you pull it out.
You could even put a dowel through one end and use it as a decorative grave marker, as some like to decorate for each season for their loved ones.

I’ll show you how to make this FAST this makes up with my  easy to follow tutorial.


Quick & Easy Halloween Wreath
Supplies:  
*To make it easy, I have shopped for you. You can click on each name/title to go right to the item! 
1 1/2 spools of orange tulle (25 yards each spool)
1/2 spool of black tulle (25 yard spool)
10″ straw, foam or grape vine wreath
Optional: Ribbon or additional tulle for hanging on door or wall
Decoration to hang in the middle
spiders to glue in tulle nettingHalloween Wreath 1


Directions:
Cut orange tuelle into approximately 33″ lengths. You will need 40-50 pieces depending on desired amount.Halloween Wreath 2Take one length of tulle and fold it in half, holding each end with a hand.Halloween Wreath 3Take the folded tuelle underneath the wreath. 
Hold the folded end in the center, the loose ends closest to you…Halloween Wreath 4


Now, bring the loose ends up through the folded end….Halloween Wreath 5Pull to tighten the knot to the wreath. Do this uniformly all around the wreath, moving them to spread out evenly as needed.Halloween Wreath 6Randomly tie on black tulle, also cut to 33″ lengths, to your desired taste.
Tie a bow with your contrasting tuelle or ribbon in a cute bow as shown here, or simply around the wreath in a length long enough to hang at an desired place on your door or wall.Halloween Wreath 7

Nothing scary here!

Just a fast, thrilling wreath you can hang with pride.

If you want to decorate a loved ones grave for the holiday, see how to do this at the end of the post HERE
Copyright Carrie Groneman, A Mother’s Shadow, 2013
Recognize a blessing and be a blessing today.