Glitterville's Handmade Halloween: A Glittered Guide for Whimsical Crafting!

Glitterville's Handmade Halloween: A Glittered Guide for Whimsical Crafting!

Stephen Brown

Language: English

Pages: 208

ISBN: 1449414524

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub

With gorgeous full-color photos and step-by-step instructions for making 20 whimsical Halloween crafts—including some never-before-published Glitterville favorites—Glitterville’s Handmade Halloween is the go-to guide for America’s second-biggest retail holiday.

Celebrate the season of costumes and candy with Glitterville's guide to creating a wondrously wacky and whimsical holiday!

Treat yourself to the kookiest compilation of crafts and decor assembled from Glitterville's creator, Stephen Brown, judge of Craft Wars on TLC. Glitterville's Handmade Halloween is full of bright, colorful photos, step-by-step holiday how-tos, and over-the-harvest-moon decorating ideas to make your home sparkle and shine this spooktacular season.

A great book for intermediate to experienced crafters, Glitterville's Handmade Halloween will delight readers as they make their way through the playfully photographed pages of the book, which include full, never-before-published instructions for making some of Glitterville's most sought-after items, including Halloween candy garland and the studio collection of folk figures.

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glove right side out. A kitchen skewer makes this easier, but be careful not to poke a hole through your material. 13For the spider’s head, cut a piece of fur 8¼ x 4½ inches. Wrap around a 2½-inch Styrofoam ball. 14With a needle and black thread, hand sew the fabric onto the ball. 15Run a gathering stitch around the side opening and pull the thread to close. Knot and repeat on the other side. 16Attach the head to the glove by hand stitching. Stitch a piece of marabou around

Paint the tree and leaves. Use white glue to secure the potted tree in his hand. 34Use acrylic paints to color block in the eyes, nose, and mouth. 35Finish the face with such details as the pupils, eyelashes, eyebrows, and teeth. I’ve removed the head for easier access. 36Drill small holes with a 1/16-inch bit on each side of the face for attaching the beard. Cut a small piece of bump chenille stem and insert it into the holes. 37Cut a small rectangle of fabric for the hat and

glue 2½-inch-diameter Styrofoam ball Paperclay Flag Art (see here) Eight ½-inch-diameter wooden craft balls Tools Needle-nose pliers Printer Paintbrushes Pencil Scissors Craft knife ¼-inch-diameter dowel Hot glue gun Serrated knife Drill with 1/16-inch bit 1Wrap one 18-inch length of 16-gauge wire with floral tape and paint black. This will become the base of the tiara. Wrap seven 18-inch lengths of 18-gauge wire with floral tape and paint white. These will become the arches

side. She’s a pumpkin girl with beauty rare, because instead of round, she’s squatly square. Do you, Padilly, take this man with a neck of bolts and big green hands? I would love to say, “I do,” but in this case, I say, “I boo!” The Bride of Franky Glitterstein Creating one-of-a-kind candy boxes makes taking a treat even more sweet! Modern-day confectioners no longer produce the beautiful containers for candy as they once did for the holidays, but you can bring back the

toothpick with paperclay and shape the nose. 24Using your sculpting tool, shape the mouth. My tool is rounded and makes the perfect shaped mouth. 25Add paperclay warts and set aside the head to dry and harden. Don’t forget to wet the warts before sticking them on so they don’t fall off. 26Paint the head with a base coat of green acrylic paint and allow to dry. 27Paint on the witch’s eyes, mouth, and cheeks. Don’t forget her multicolored warts! When you have all the facial

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