JAZZ UP YOUR CANS WITH THESE FREE PRINTABLE DAY OF THE DEAD LABELS!

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We all know too well that buying decorations can quickly add up, whether it be for a Halloween party or for a wedding, finding alternative ways to upcycle can be a great way to save yourself some money! That being said, with Halloween and Dia De Los Muertos just around the corner we thought it would be ace to offer up a DIY that won’t cost you a penny!

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YOU WILL NEED:

Recycled Cans (washed out & labels removed) // Our free printable download labels 1, 2, 3 & 4 // Craft Glue //
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FLAIR GAME STRONG WITH THESE DIY PIN PUMPKINS!

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Don’t get me wrong, I love carving pumpkins as much as the next gal but sometimes you just can’t beat jazzing up your pumpkins with a little paint and some major decorating! We’ve all seen and loved how popular pins have been this year so we thought it would be ace to flair these pumpkins up with some printable vinyl!!

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YOU WILL NEED:

Pumpkins // Spray paint in either white or pink (we used Rustoleum)  // Printable vinyl (We used Cricut’s Printable Vinyl) // Flair designs download //

STEP 1:

Spray paint your pumpkins with two coats of paint and allow to fully dry.

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STEP 2:

Download the flair designs above and print them out onto your vinyl paper. We used 3 sheets of stickers for 2 pumpkins.

STEP 3:

Cut out each of your designs then peel away the backing and stick onto your pumpkin!

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DIY MARBLED CHOCOLATE SKULLS

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You guys, I still don’t think I’m fully prepared for the fact that Halloween is pretty much a week and a half away! I mean honestly, where has the time gone?! I’m still planning my costume for this year and am thinking of going as some sort of evil mermaid! What are you planning on dressing as this year? Are you throwing or attending any sort of Halloween shindig?? Today we thought it would be fun to share a chocolate favour tutorial! These could be given as gifts at your wedding or just served on the dessert table for a spooky twist! They’re also SO EASY to make! Here’s how…

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YOU WILL NEED:

White Chocolate // Dark Chocolate // Skull Moulds (ours were from Denny Craft Moulds) // Black Food Colouring // 2 Jugs //

STEP 1:

Melt your white chocolate in one bowl and your dark chocolate in another bowl over pan of boiling water or in the microwave.

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STEP 2:

Next, add your black food colouring to the dark chocolate just to create a darker shade. Watch the consistency carefully here because the more we added the more stiffer and harder to work with the chocolate became.

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DIY ‘HIS BOO’ / ‘HER BOO’ EMOJI MUGS

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With Halloween just around the corner (SAY WHAT?!) we thought it would be fun to create some ghost emoji couple mugs and I love how they turned out! They’re beyond easy to make and would also look fab at a Halloween shindig! Or you could just make them as a cute gift for your other half!

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YOU WILL NEED:

White vinyl // Black vinyl // Pink vinyl // Mugs or glass ware // Cricut Explore* //

*You have two options here, you can use a Cricut Explore to cut out the ghost emoji and letters, or you can cut your vinyl out free hand and grab some vinyl letters if you don’t have a machine! If you’re going to be using the Cricut though, grab the templates here: Emoji body , emoji face , emoji tongue , his boo , her boo and upload them to the Cricut Design Space.

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STEP 1:

Cut out your ghost emoji templates using whichever method you’re choosing, then place the white vinyl on first. Rub in place so that it adheres well to the mug.

STEP 2:

Next, add on the black vinyl of the ghosts face, again rubbing down hard onto the mug.

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Real Hot Chocolate with Cinnamon & Orange Liqueur + Free Printable Pumpkin Stencil!

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We can’t deny it anymore, with the clocks going back over the weekend and the sudden drop in temperature it is time to announce autumn is well and truly here. Although I am a real summer girl, I have to admit autumn is my second favourite season! I absolutely adore getting cosy and there is nothing better to warm your cockles than a mug of hot chocolate. So today we have created everyones favourite winter beverage but with a naughty twist!

Today’s post is especially exciting for us as it is the first time we have used our brand new Cricut Explore! Seriously this is the most amazing piece of kit and we will be sharing lots more about it with you over the next few weeks so stay tuned! For now enjoy your cocoa!

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Supplies for 1 portion: 100 ml Water// 50 g Dark Chocolate// 1 Cinnamon Stick// 250 ml Milk// 1-2 tbsp Cointreau (orange liqueur)// Whipped cream// Cocoa powder//

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