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Wooden Mason Jar Halloween Decor Tutorial

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, tutorials

Wooden Mason Jar Halloween Decor Tutorial

Heat transfers aren't just for fabric!  You can print and press all sorts of things - like this wooden mason jar Halloween decoration.  This tutorial will show go through the steps of how I made this one (but you can make one for any season, holiday, or occasion)! Things you'll need: • PNG design (like the DBJJ watercolor printables!) • inkjet printer and heat press • opaque heat transfer paper (I like 3G Jet Opaque) • wooden mason jar • small clay pot • styrofoam • small wooden dowel • paint, chalk markers, string, pot filler, brushes, scissors - -...


Watercolor Halloween Towel Tutorial - For Beginners

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, tutorials

Watercolor Halloween Towel Tutorial - For Beginners

Have you wanted to try using watercolor designs but you don't want to invest in sublimation equipment?  You can make these Halloween towels with just a few simple and cheap products in just a few minutes! What you'll need: • The digital watercolor files and a computer (try my Halloween designs at DBJJ!) • An Inkjet printer (most regular home printers are inkjet) • Heat transfer paper, I suggest Red Grid 2.0 or Jet Pro SS • Scissors • A ruler • A heat press (I have a cheap fancier heat press and it works great) • Parchment paper and/or teflon sheet  • Kitchen towels...


Addition Practice and Coloring for Halloween

Melissa Bastow

Tags educational fun, halloween

Addition Practice and Coloring for Halloween

This fun coloring page lets your student or child practice their simple addition skills (nothing goes over 10) and color a fun Halloween worksheet.  It makes a fun school party activity or something to do at math centers!  It's also a good way to practice at home or add a little fun to your homeschooling. To get this free printable addition and coloring worksheet just right click on the image below and select print or save from the menu that pops up!     And if you like this cute cat and want to make more Halloween themed things for...


Halloween Cookie Pizza

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween, snacks

Halloween Cookie Pizza

Looking for a quick and easy last minute Halloween dessert?  This cookie pizza is fun and fast!  Plus it's sugarliscious! This is what you'll need: 1 Tube Pillsbury Sugar Cookie Dough (or make your own) 1 Can Vanilla Frosting Food Coloring—Green, Purple, Orange Halloween Sprinkles Reese’s Pieces Candy Skittles Berry Candy . Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Press the cookie dough onto a round pizza pan and bake for 8-10 minutes.  Remove the cookie pizza from the oven and cool completely. Put about half the can of frosting in a bowl and mix in the green food coloring. Divide the...


Printable Halloween Banner

Melissa Bastow

Tags halloween

Printable Halloween Banner

This printable Halloween banner is so cute you'll squeek!  It will easily turn your class party, get together at home, or trunk or treat into a fun and festive time without including any gore or blood!  Plus it's super easy to print and make. Just print this on white cardstock and cut out the banner pieces.  You can string them together with twine, ribbon, craft string, etc.  Or you can just leave them unattached and use them that way! To get this free Halloween banner printable just right click on the image below and select print or save on the...