Author: Tim Kime

Fun for All Ghouls & Boos: Transform a Dollhouse Into a Haunted House

“Transylvania-ize” a dollhouse by transforming it into a haunted house for Halloween.  This child’s toy becomes a house of horrors when you upcycle it (or should it be down-cycle it?) with creepy creatures and spooky spirits.  Little ones of all ages will squeal in delight—we hope! When you scare up this DIY project.  And you won’t mind living next door to this place when you use it to decorate for the upcoming trick-or-treating fest!

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DIY: Three Ways to Upcycle Pumpkins

Leave out the ho-hum and add humor and horror when you follow these simple steps to create a plethora of eye-catching (and heart-stopping) pumpkins.  Use thrift store finds to add to real pumpkins or to make whimsical ones from repurposed pieces.  Have fun with colors and design, so these festive fruits totally stand out from the creepy crowd. 

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DIY: Serve Up Heaps of Fun When Upcycling Extra-Large Wooden Spoons

You won’t need a spoon full of sugar to make this DIY project go down!  Extra-large, hand-carved wooden spoons, used for decorative purposes, get transformed for fun & function as this week’s DIY project.  One time these super big utensils make a statement as folks decorated their kitchens and eating places with them but are now, thankfully a trend of the past!

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