Tuesday, October 7, 2014

Episode 135: You've Been Boo-ed!

I really like the Halloween tradition that has developed in recent years--Getting Boo-ed!  If you aren't familiar with this new tradition, it is where a neighbor bakes or buys Halloween goodies, packages them up super cute, includes an "I've Been Boo-ed"  or  "We've Been Boo-ed" sign with instructions on how to continue the game, and then places the gift on another neighbor's doorstep to pass on the fun fall festive atmosphere (say that three times)!  It's a great way for your neighborhood to show some love.  So, I thought, why not start this out earlier with my middle schooler and her friends? Why not "Boo" each other's lockers????  Fun, right?!  So, I decided this would be my first Halloween craft. Here's a pic of the finished project:  a Boo Bag with a corresponding locker magnet.


Chalboard from Michael's
Orange Paint (Anita's Mandarin from Hobby Lobby)
Basic Brown Paint
Mod Podge Melts
Chevron Ribbon (Hobby Lobby)
Candy Corn Embellishments (Michael's)
Martha Stewart Spiderweb Border Punch (probably going to have to eBay it)
Glue Gun and Hot Glue
Tombow Xtreme Permanent Adhesive (works REALLY well)

White Vinyl (Signwarehouse.com)
Silhouette Cameo
White Cardstock
Treat Bag

Check out my video for all the details and how-tos!

Get out there and BOO a neighbor...or a schoolmate!

Thanks for stopping by!
Take time to "Prettify Your Life"!!!


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