I first saw this digustingly clever how-to over the summer, and thankfully, Instructables is giving it its due featurin’ ’round Halloween time. From homemade fondant cranium folds to a tasty corn-syrupy blood accent, this project will provide quite a tasty conversation starter to you Hallow’s Eve Bash.
1. Cake Mix 2. Frosting 3. Mini Marshmallows 4.Powdered Sugar 5. Cake dye, red and green 6. Oil
Mold. It’s BAD NEWS. As well as just being gross it can do some pretty rotten things to your lungs. Prevention is definitely the way to go, as once you’ve got mold it’s the very devil to get rid of. Luckily, you don’t need harsh chemicals to stop mold arriving and bringing 50 gazillion of it’s friends. Jennifer Chait, green-mama-maven over at Inhabitots has a recipe for an all-natural mold prevention spray.
You mix two cups of water and three drops of pure organic tea tree essential oil, pop it in a spray bottle and spritz (then wipe) your walls once a week. Continue Reading
Can’t stomach the sight of blood? Consider this Bloody Vinyl Tablecloth exposure therapy. The perfect table topper for your upcoming Halloween bash, the tablecloth is available through frightcatalog.com for a reasonable $8.99. An equally bloody alternative is the Bloody Hand tablecloth below. A flimsy store-bought version will set you back 4 bucks, but some fabric paint, an inexpensive fabric table cloth and some willing naked hands….. Totally DIYable!
Anatomical hearts are indeed the rage this V-Day, and nothing captures the sentimental irony better than these Bleeding Heart Cupcakes. Make a batch, and really share your heart, oozing and all, with loved ones.
20 glass marbles or small balls of tinfoil 1 recipe batter for white cupcakes 2 to 3 cups strawberry jelly or smooth strawberry jam 1 recipe vanilla butter cream frosting Red and blue food coloring Pastry bag and medium round tip (optional)