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Halloween DIY Craft project Tutorial

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If you are anything like me, you are near-obsessive about Halloween and anything related to it. So I have a fun little DIY for those who want to start before the décor is in-store. The following tutorial is for a handmade clay spider and an easy 4 step eyeball flower for those wanting something a little incognito. Craft Project Items Needed: Crayola Air-Dry Clay (White) Parchment paper Kitchen knife Handmade Glass Eyes Acrylic Paint (Black) Paintbrush and pallet Setup: The first step to creating this spooky spider is to create a flat ball the size of your palm and one...

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Paper Mache Mask Maker Brings Wall Masks to Life with Glass Eyes

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Paper Mache creator Catherine from Orlando, Florida creates eerie, one-of-a-kind paper mache mask cosplay creations. She makes her masks entirely from scratch, and they can be found in her online Etsy shop here. With their unique styles its no wonder her masks were selected to be used as props in the upcoming television season of "The Blacklist." In one of her reviews of the glass eyes she purchased to place in her wall mounted masks, Catherine wrote, "These glass eyes are amazing.... They really make my masks come to life." In a second review she noted, "My fox mask looks...

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Halloween Crafts Decorated with Glass Eyes

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Hailey McIver of Lake City, Florida recently shared some in-progress images of the grimoire props she's working on in a review of the horror glass eyes she's purchased from handmadeglasseyes.com. According to her reviews, the eyes are "incredible" for the project and of "fantastic quality." This led us to wonder... what other Halloween crafts could be enhanced when decorated with some spooky glass eyes? Really, the possibilities are endless, but here are just a few... 1. Add to everyday household object to "bring them to life." Think: lampshades, mirrors, cabinets, and more! Just about anything ordinary could be turned into a spooky Halloween...

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