Friday, August 20, 2010

a super cute (and super easy) Halloween decoration

I'm not sure if this qualifies as a 'vase'..but I can totally see old fashioned candy sticks, regular lollipops, licorice or even pixie stix in here.  
Flowers would be cute too!!
I bet you could even cut the top off and drop in one of those 'flameless' tea lights
to make luminaries.  Hmm?!

It couldn't be any cheaper easier ...a milk carton (from McDonald's) and some vinyl (that I can't remember why I cut) and some cute ribbon. 

Put it all together and you've got a cute 'pirate' ghost. 

It passed the lizard and ladybug "what is this" it's all good!!

We've got more than a few of these cartons saved.  
Time to make a ghost family!!

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Kim @ Frost Me! said...

heehee! I love it! you got me thinking about what else you could do!

hugs! Kim @
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Terrell said...

Absolutely love this!! It's straight up adorable! Thank you so much for linking this up to my party at Frou Frou Decor!! Have a great weekend!!
~Terrell @ FFD~

He & Me + 3 said...

Super cute and super easy. That would be great for a class to do. FUN

Kelli @ RTSM said...

Very cute! We don't do McD's very often, but I will have to start saving the milk cartons when we do!! Thanks for the great idea:)

Fiona Designs said...

so adorable - what a great idea!!!

just stopping by from New Friend Fridays!


Jodee Leader said...

Holy cow! You are soooo creative! That is just adorable!

Did you see this:

I immediately thought of you!

La said...

So cute! I love Halloween.

Stop over at my blog and enter my giveaway, which features several mystery items. The drawing is Sunday.

Have a great weekend! La

Melissa said...

Very cute and insanely simple!!

Lisa said...

What a great idea! I thought the ghost was going to be made out of light fixtures. We are heading to McDonalds tonight. My kids are totally get milk.


Lorie said...

Those are really cute! And you could even use them before you drink the milk!! Then the kids could have boo juice!

Mi sister in law does something similar with plastic cups, but she melts chocolate and uses it to paint eyes and a mouth inside of the cup and then fills it with milk.

I cannot WAIT until Halloween!

Thanks for linking up to Show and Tell Saturday!!

Bethany @ The Paper Pony said...

So cute- I was thinking along the lines of Lorie! If you left them full you could adapt this idea for classroom Halloween treats to go with all of the sweets that will inevitably be there... I think I might just swipe this idea! Thanks!

Meghan said...

I love this "eye"dea!!!!

Sassy Sites! said...

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Kristi Flanagan said...

How cute is that!!!! How fun! Thanks so much for planting your creative seeds at Plant a Punkin Seed Party! Have a great weekend!


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Denise said...

Really cute! I like your blog and am going to come back and read more after I get to everyones on the show and tell link up. Thank you so much for sharing.
I love being a part of this show and tell!

Robin said...

You're so creative! That's sooo cute!

ANKH said...

That goes so well with the "boo" ones, too! I bet you could put a cute little hat on it, too!


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