Wednesday, September 29, 2010
Decorating for Halloween
They are so simple and fun! And the best thing, when Halloween is done, only the cozies get stored, so they fold down to almost nothing!
I liked the ghosts so much, I made a Frankenstein and a pumpkin cozy too.
Growing up we had tons of construction paper bats taped up on the walls and windows. I feel like it's not quite Halloween without them. The only thing is, by the time I was in high school, the black paper was so faded, they were more of an orangy-brown color than black. To fix this problem, I painted heavy duty (110# Crane Lettra) paper with black acrylic paint. I'm not sure, but I'm pretty sure that they won't fade now. After I painted them, the bat shape it pretty easy: