Do You Want to Build a Jack-O-Lantern? Olaf Pumpkin Tutorial

Do you want to build a pumpkinnnnn? I am making Olaf again this Halloween! It’s one of the easiest jack-o-lanterns to create, and it makes about 6000 neighborhood kids think you are the best 😉

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olaf tutorial Do you want to build an Olaf Jack-O-Lantern? Well, I know about 8 million 3 year olds do! My 3 year old is obsessed with Olaf, or “Ooh-Luv” as he pronounces it! I asked him what color cupcakes he wanted for his birthday, and he said “Ooh-Luv”, when I thought he’d say ‘Lello’ or something easy… So he got these: olafcupcaks I tried to blur out the most inebriated-looking ones… lol.

Link loves Olaf so much, I needed to make him a matching costume!

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I just found a white hooded sweatshirt and used hot glue to affix a bunch of felt. Anyways, back to the jack-o-lantern tutorial! It is easier than you’d think!

All you need to start with are some twigs and 3 pumpkins (make sure they sit pretty flat and that the bottom two have nice long, straight stems.) olafstart To stack them, simply cut a hole, big enough to…

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2015 Crafty Bastards’ September Market!!

Guys! I will have my most popular earrings AND a loverly rainbow button tree painting up for sale on Wednesday! Check out this post for more details 😀 Thanks for the support!

We are SO EXCITED to share, so let’s cut the chit-chat and get to the good stuff… SALE PREVIEWS!!!
Be sure to stop by our Facebook page September 30th at 6PM EST for the upload.

First up we have these sterling silver hammer texture wide & wavy earrings from Stone Willow.  All metal .925 sterling silver with post & butterfly clutch, $40 CAN, shipped from Canada, Shipping for Canada $2.95, Shipping to USA $3.95, shipping Everywhere Else Internationally $5.95, link to more info & photos here: https://www.etsy.com/ca/listing/113651789/hammered-earrings-silver-rectangle?ref=shop_home_active_3

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Iris Convertible Shoulder bag in Tula Pink’s Octogarden and navy Cork Fabric.  This bag can be worn as a shoulder bag or as a cross body bag with the adjustable (and removable) strap. Using only high end hardware and shiny rivets for detail and strength, you’ll be sure to turn heads with this gorgeous one of a kind purse…

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Kids’ Craft Challenge!!

I love a good contest, and I love any excuse to get the kids crafting! Do you have crafty kids??? 🙂

We keep saying we’re all about supporting arts and crafts and handmade love in the community, and our children are no exception!  What better way to wind down the summer than putting your children’s little brains to use creating?  For added inspiration we’ve decided to make it a contest!

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So here are the rules:

There are 3 age categories:  5 and under, 6-9 and 10 and over.  You and your child come up with a craft that’s geared towards a child in one of those categories.  Write up the instructions for us and email them along with a picture of your finished product to craftybastards@hotmail.com by Friday August 21st.  Be sure to include the age and name of your child.  You can come up with as many crafts as you like in as many categories as you like.

On August 24th we will post the instructions on our blog as…

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