How to Make Haunting, Hanging Ghost Decor for Halloween

Outdoor Halloween decor | DIY hanging ghosts

Goblins, ghosts, and ghouls — oh my! It's officially October, which means the green light is on for Halloween decorating. If you're looking for an affordable and low-key way to let little trick-or-treaters know you've got candy, a gaggle of ghosts is a safe bet. This outdoor Halloween decor isn't pricey or complicated. Plus, once night falls, these ghosts can light up for extra creepiness.            Spooky Halloween decor for outdoors

I've put together a short video if you want to watch how easy it is to make this outdoor Halloween decor. Continue Reading

How To: Make a DIY Paper Mache Animal Mount

created at: 09/25/2012

Who doesn’t need want a paper mache animal head in their home or office? To be honest, I’ve been tempted to purchase this recycled bull’s head. But, now that I know how to make one, I might just try my hand at it!     

And, hey, as it turns out, it’s a pretty simple process that doesn’t take a lot of time or money (yay). Check out Lil Blue Boo for the complete supply list and tutorial!

How To: Make a Modern Paper Mache Lamp

created at: 07/18/2012

Remember back in the day when you made those paper mache masks and impressed all your elementary school friends? Well, paper mache is growing up (in a big way) with today’s DIY lamp idea.   
I don’t remember there being so many layers to this technique, but it looks easy enough and Jaime from Prudent Baby will walk you through the entire step-by-step with loads of photographs. modern paper mache pendant lamp

Learn how to make your own modern lamp, right here on Prudent Baby. Continue Reading

Make Your Own MCM-Inspired Ceiling Medallion!

created at: 04/06/2011

I’m sure many a home renovation has consisted of ripping down ceiling medallions (or glittery popcorn ceilings), but if you’re game for adding a bit of architectural flair with a Mid-Century Modern twist to your home, you MUST check out this DIY project!  

created at: 04/06/2011

My blogger buddy (and all-around awesome person) Adrienne Breaux posted about this project yesterday, but it was too good not to share on Curbly.  Plus, it’s modernism month, right?  Sharing this was kind of a no-brainer! Continue Reading