Tuesday, August 26, 2008

From Crepe Paper To Halloween Wands

We have searched high and low and cannot find the orange and black or black and white crepe paper garland. So I decided I was going to try to make my own. As you can see in the following pictures I was successful, it actually was fun making it.

Here are my takes on the Cat Wands for Tutorial #4 for the Sweet and Sinister Halloween Swap hosted by ArtsyMama. We have had some awesome projects to put together for Halloween this year. Jennifer Lee of Outrageous Afternoon has a wonderful tutorial for us to make this adorable vintage black cat wand. Be sure and visit her blog and etsy shop for more Halloween goodies.

I used printed paper cut into 2 circles outlined with silver glitter, glued the Black cat with his Black glittered witches hat on, added the paper ribbon banner with Happy Halloween. Placed him onto a white painted dowel rod tying ribbon around the dowel and pushed upward under the banner. The ribbon has black and orange beads on the tips of the ribbon.My 2ND Wand I decided to add a Witches face, stickled her had and ribbon paper. I used an old ribbon spool, added old beads inside of spool, gluing paper onto the spool and making a shaker, then assembled as the above Wand. I used the black and while crepe paper garland that I made around the empty ribbon spool to fill it in.

I used another Cat face to make my 3rd Wand. I used the black and white crepe paper garland on the cats' hat and then around another empty ribbon spool. With ribbon tied around the dowel rod and under the banner. Click on the pics and you can see a close up of each pic.

Thank you for stopping by,



Twyla and Lindsey said...

I LOVE your wands! I haven't made any of them yet but I plan to!
Thanks for stopping by and entering in the giveaway.
Always exciting to discover any new blogger!

zana said...

These are soooo cute. I love them! Halloween is my favorite 'holiday'. It's just so full of fall and fun~
Have a great Labor Day weekend!

Debbie said...

Thanks Ladies, they were a blast to make. THANK YOU for stopping by.