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Tuesday, June 9, 2015

Halloween Craft Fair Items!

Flashback to October 2014....

It's never too early to start preparing for your fall craft fairs!!  There's just something about vintage Halloween images....I'm in love with them!

I found some amazing photo flip books on Pinterest that someone had altered and I knew I wanted to try and make some Halloween ones!  These flip books are just the $1 clear photo brag books from the Dollar Tree!  They are super easy to alter and fill with pictures!  These Halloween ones that I made are perfect for those pumpkin patch pictures, pics of your kids Halloween costumes, trick-or-treating, pumpkin carving....anything!  You can fill one of these up and gift it to grandparents, friends and relatives!  All I did was take out the ugly insert that came with the album and I created my own covers. For these, I used the Graphic 45 Happy Hauntings collection and different images I purchased from Etsy.  I also tied fun ribbon and even added a back cover to each album.  These were super fun and went so quick!  Pictures below!!

Next, I wanted to make some of my Hershey's nuggets packs.  I decided to make some Halloween ones.  I wrapped the chocolates in different Halloween paper and tied twine around the packaging.  Then I hung a stamped tag for decoration.  They are always great sellers!  Pics below...

Lastly, I created something that is so "me."  I altered some flat paper bags with gorgeous Etsy images scraps of paper, ribbon and Dollar Tree washi tape.  I also used twine and more stamped tags.  I love paper and love this project was so much fun!  See the pics below!

I sold these at my craft fair and wish I had time to make a lot more.  I hope to make a bunch of Christmas themed projects just like these this year, too. :)

Altered Photo Flip Books....

Hershey's nuggets packs...

Altered paper bags...

These are my absolute favorite!!

Spoiled by my family :)

My husband was in San Francisco and visited my all time favorite craft store, Once Around in Mill Valley, California.  He did a great job picking me out some awesome goodies!!  The Downtown Loft paper pad by DCWV reminded him of San Francisco, so he knew I would love it!  He also got me an Authentique Christmas paper pad, an American Crafts Halloween paper pad, some vintage seam binding in the pumpkin color and he filled up a couple bags of do-dads from their infamous do-dad section!  I loved every bit of it!! 

When my sister was still living in Texas, she sent me some happy mail from Hobby Lobby!!  My favorite item is the awesome chalk Christmas paper pad by the paper studio!!  We are going to make Christmas tags out of it this year!! 

I feel so loved by all these amazing gifts!!

From my hubby!

From my sister, Bri!