Free Halloween Printables: Spell Book

I am happy so many of you were excited about this Halloween Printable Spell Book that I am happy to say is finally ready for you to print off for your own Halloween Decor.  If this is your first time here…you might want to download the Halloween Poisons & Potions Book (the companion volume…hehe) I shared earlier.


Well, today I am joining with some of my favorite blogs and we are all sharing some fun Halloween Printables for you all to enjoy!  But before we get to that…let’s talk about how you can create one of these Printable Spells and Enchantments Book for your Halloween Decor.

Spell-Book printable


Printer (many of you have emailed me about what printer I use, this is the one I have and love it: HP LaserJet Pro 200)

1 Sheet of white printer paper (8.5 x 11 inches)

Old (optional) Black Hard Bound Book in Standard Novel size 6 x 9 inches (I picked up one from the Thrift Store)

Glue stick




1.  Simply click on the link and download/print the free Spells and Enchantments Halloween Book Cover here:

Printable Halloween Spells and Enchantments Book Cover

2.  The printable book cover should printed out in LANDSCAPE and should measure about 10.75 inches x 8.3 inches on your 8.5 x 11 inch paper (for the front book cover). There are 2 pages.

3.  Cut around the edge of the cover for the front and back pages.

4.  Place the front cover on your book so that there is at least 1.5 inches overlap on the back of the book.

potion book  potion book 1

5.  Glue the back cover to the front cover.

6.  Bend the ends of the book jacket around the flaps of the book.

*I even crumpled the book jacket so that it looked older and worn and gave it a couple of well placed “tears”.

Spell-Book printable

I am loving how they turned out and how they add to my Halloween Apothecary Display on the table in my entry way.  Its fun to have such an easy and inexpensive project that looks pretty authentic.  When you go to find your book…look for one that is pretty beat up!  If you can’t find a black book…but find one that has great stained and worn pages…simply paint your book cover black!!  No one will be the wiser!

Harry Potter spell book

I also have plans to share the “Something Wicked This Way Comes” Halloween Printable here soon.  This is a quote from Shakespeare’s Macbeth and I think it is the perfect addition to the Halloween Decor on this table!

Be sure to check out the other 7 Halloween Printables my friends are sharing on their sites today!

Halloween Printables

1. Kiki & Company: Every house needs a little “BOO” for Halloween. Use this garland to give any little area a little festive flair!
2. Simple As That: Add some retro flair to Halloween gifts, party favors or memory keeping projects with these printable tags.
3. Eighteen25: Your Halloween Table will look spooktacular when you put these Eat, Drink and Be Scary Prints to use!
4. Paging Supermom: Use this “Monster Meal” oatmeal can wrapper to create a fun gift for neighbors and friends.
5. Whipperberry: This frightfully geometric sign is ready to frame for your mantle or entry table.
6. The Idea Room: Print this spooky “Spells and Enchantments” book cover to create a spell book for your Halloween decor.
7. The Crafting Chicks: Halloween Scattergories! Get those brains working with a fun Halloween twist!
8. Thirty Handmade Days: Surprise friends with this cute “You’ve been boo’ed” packet of Halloween printables!


Halloween Sign: Salem Broom Co.

*This is a sponsored post on behalf of Cricut.

I LOVE decorating for the Holidays! Don’t you? I also love to come up with new and different ideas for the Holidays.  I have a small corner in my entry way that is the perfect little spot to add some fun Season decor items.  Well…I have had a JOY sign hanging in this corner since last Christmas! haha! It was time to finally create a unique Halloween Sign for that space.

Salem Broom Co.

So, because I don’t ever do anything half way (which can be a curse…LOL) I created a couple of different Halloween Signs to decorate the area.  Today I will be sharing this Salem Broom Co. Sign with you.  I created it with my Cricut Explore and you can make it today!

Salem Broom Co. 7

I also created this Broom Parking Sign which I really love!  I will be sharing that in a later post for you as well!  I had initially wanted to hang the Salem Broom Co. Sign on the wall, but couldn’t get it to fit well on the space I had.  I needed a vertical sign but the vertical sign option wasn’t working out how I had envisioned it…so…not one who is easily deterred, decided to build this white post to hang the sign from.  And of course I will also share how I built the post in a later post.

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You will need the following to make the Salem Broom Co. Sign


Piece of Wood 9 x 24 inches

Wood Stain (I used Minwax’s Red Mahogany Stain)

White Paint

Brown Craft Paint

Sand Paper

Stencil Paint Brush

Paint Brush

Eye Hooks or Picture Hangers


Cricut Explore


Transfer Paper

Salem Broom Co. 5


1.  Cut your wood so that it measures 9 x 24 inches.

2.  Sand around the edges and smooth down any rough spots.  Dust off the board with a damp, clean rag.

3.  Stain the board with your stain color of choice.  Let dry 24 hours.

4.  Paint over the entire board with your white paint and let it dry.  I only painted one coat over the board because I wanted some of the stain to show through.  You can paint yours to your desired look.

5.  Cut out your vinyl on your Cricut Explore machine which you can do right now by clicking here:

cricut make it now button

Salem Broom Co. 3

6.  Pull the vinyl LETTERS out of the vinyl so that you can do a reverse stencil and paint the words on the sign in your brown paint.

7.  Attach the transfer paper to the vinyl and transfer it onto your wood…be sure to center it.

8.  Stencil the lettering with your brown paint and stencil brush.  I did it fairly lightly so that the sign had an aged look.

9.  After the paint has dried, sand the edges and the surface of the board in different areas to create a worn look.

10.  Attach the eye hooks to the top of the sign or attach the picture hooks on the back of the sign depending on how and where you want to hang the sign.

Salem Broom Co. 2

I would love to see photos if you make one!  I always love to see when you guys make something that I share here!  Happy Halloween Crafting!

Salem Broom Co. 1

If you you don’t have a Cricut Explore but were looking to get one, they are having some amazing deals on them right now! You can see what they are offering here:

Cricut Explore Bundles

Cricut Bundle Sale


DIY Halloween Costumes for Kids

I have just started discussing with the kids what they want to dress up like for Halloween this year.  So we were doing some searching online to help us come up with some ideas.  In the process we found SEVERAL absolutely adorable DIY Halloween Costume ideas.  So of course, I rounded them all up in one easy to find place.  Chances are…several of you will be looking for some easy and cute Halloween ideas too!  I think you are going to love them as much as we do!

If you have any other fun ideas or costumes you have made in the past, I would love to hear about them too!!

Halloween Costumes for Kids

1.  I Love Lucy Toddler Costume from Coolest Homemade Costumes


2.  Elliot & ET Costume from Bicyclestore

ET costume

3.  Superman Costume (couldn’t find the original link…if you know the original source I would love to link to it)

superman costume


4.  Olaf Costume from Desert Chica


5.  Paper Doll Costume from Dollar Store Crafts


6.  Peacock Costume from Real Simple

peacock costume

7.  Monarch Butterfly Costume from Buggy and Buddy

monarch butterfly costume

7.  Queen of Hearts from Your Sparkle Box Etsy Shop


8.  Where the Wild Things Are Max Costume from The Radical Thread Co


9.  Monster Costume from Fiskars


10.  Alice in Wonderland from Weisseguys

alice in wonderland

11.  White Rabbit from Weisse Guys

white rabbit alice in wonderland costume

12.  Edward Scissorhands from Instructables

edward scissorhands

13.  Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds from Simple Simon & Co.

the birds title photo

14.  Raggedy Anne Costume from Pretty Little Life

raggedy anne costume

15.  Chicken Costume from Martha Stewart

chicken costume

16.  Snail Costume from Oh Happy Day

snail costume1

17.  Shark Costume from Make It and Love It

shark costume

18.  Black Cat Costumes from Do It Yourself Divas

cat costume

19.  Snowman Costume from Leafy Tree Tops

olaf costume

20.  Owl Costumes from This Heart of Mine


21.  Minion Costumes from One Creative Housewife

minion costumes

22.  Minecraft Costume from Mom Advice


23.  Unicorn Costume from Twin Dragon Fly Designs


24.  Duct Tape Skeleton Costume on Ardor

skeleton costume

25.  Star Wars Costumes from Melly Sews

starwars costumes

Halloween Printables: Potion Ingredient Tags

I shared a bit of a sneak peek on my FB page earlier about some of the things I have been working on for Halloween, and am excited to be able to share one of them with you today.  I know…I know…Halloween is a ways off, but it will be here before we know it and I like to give those of you some time to CREATE what I share so that you can enjoy them in your home too!  My kids get to enjoy all the holidays…way too early…haha!

Today I am sharing with you some Halloween Printables for these Potion Ingredient Tags.

Halloween Potion Ingredient Tags

I thought it would be fun to add some Halloween Potion Ingredients in these plastic test tubes to our Halloween Potions and Spells table display.  I simply filled the test tubes with some different colored candies (sixlets, m&m’s, and some tic tacs) to give me some Halloween colors that went along with the Potion Ingredients.

Halloween Potion Ingredient Tags

And of course, I wanted the test tubes to stand upright so that you could see them nicely.  I took a 2 x 4 board and cut it so that I could use it as a test tube holder.

test tube holder  test tube holder 3  test tube holder 1

Then I took a 15/16ths drill bit and drilled holes all the way through the board every 2.5 inches.  This will fit most of the standard test tubes.  You may have to double check and make sure the test tubes you use will fit and if not, use a different drill bit to get the right fit.

I then sanded and stained the test tube holder with Minwax’s Red Mahogany Wood Stain.

Halloween Potions

I created some Printable Halloween Potion Ingredient Tags that I would love to share with you!

Spider Eggs

Putrefying Pustules & Witch Boils

Werewolf Fangs

Vampire Blood Capsules

Eye of Newt

Bat Droppings

Dung Beetle Scarab Carcases

Horny Toad Warts

Simply print them out on white Card Stock paper and then punch them out with a 2 inch round punch (I use this for a lot of my printable labels) or cut them out with scissors.  Attach them to the tubes with some baker’s twine.

Halloween decor

To download a copy of the Halloween Printable Potion Ingredient Tags click on the link below and then select Previous Downloads:

{Halloween Printable Potion Ingredient Tags}

*If you are not a fan of The Idea Room on Facebook, you will need to click like first and become a fan. After you become a fan you will need to click on “Get your free gift” on the Idea Room FB page and then click on “Idea Room Downloads”.

Halloween Potion Ingredient Tags
Some of you expressed some interest in the Spells and Potions books when I shared the sneak peek earlier.  Great news for those that are interested…I will be sharing them here for you soon as a free printable!  So be sure to stay tuned and come back for those!

Halloween spell book

Looking for more Halloween ideas? Check out our past Halloween Projects here:

Halloween Projects


Halloween Food Fun


Today we rounded up a few ideas to put some fun into your Halloween Party or just to share with your own goblins and ghouls.  25 of our favorite fun Halloween Food ideas.

1.  Monster Doughnuts from Eighteen 25

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2.  Candy Corn Marshmallow People from Knead To Cook

Candy Corn Treats

3.  Graveyard Taco Dip from Chickabug


4.  Mummy Twinkie Pops from Confessions of a Cookbook Queen


5.  Rice Krispie Ghost Pops from The Idea Room


6.  Pumpkin Deviled Eggs from Tadka Pasta

pumpkin deviled eggs

7.  Halloween Witch Fingers from The Idea Room


8.  Spider Egg Donuts from Family Fresh Meals


9.  Monster Cookies from The Idea Room


10.  Nutter Butter Bats from Sweet Simple Stuff


11.  Mummy Oreo Pops from The Idea Room


12.  Candy Corn Rice Krispie Treats from Glorious Treats


13.  Mummy Pizzas from The Idea Room

mummy pizza-1

14.  Zombie Boogers from Paper and Parcel

zombie boogers

15.  Witch Cupcakes from BHG

witch cupcakes

16.  Oreo Eyeball Cookies from 100 Directions


17.  JELLO Blood Worms from The Idea Room


18.  Edible Jello Eyeballs from The Idea Room

edible eyeballs

19.  Skeleton Cupcakes from Women’s DaySkeleton-Cupcakes-Recipe

20.  Oreo Bat Truffles from One Sweet Apetite


21.  Halloween Mummy Candy Bars from The Idea Room

mummy candy bar

22.  Pretzel and Cheese Broomsticks from One Little Project


23.  Pumpkin Cheesecake Bars with Whipped Cream Ghosts at Taste and Tell


24.  Monster Fruit Dip from 30 Days


25.  Monster Munchies from The Idea Room


Halloween Printables

Halloween is upon us and I have some VERY last minute Halloween Treat Tags for you to use if you need them.  I tried to share them earlier, but my printer (which has been slowly dying a painful death) finally bit the dust yesterday.  It served me well for 6 years!


I used these Halloween Printables to make a super easy little Halloween treat for a neighbor or friend! I made some Kit Kat Halloween Bats.  Now, I did not come up with this idea.  I have seen them all over the place so I am not sure who to link to for the idea.  But you just cover a Kit Kat Bar (or any candy bar really) with black cardstock and then cut out and add some wings by gluing them onto the back INSIDE the wrapper.  Add some googly eyes and these Halloween Printable Tags.


Supply List:

Google Eyes

Black Cardstock

White Cardstock

Kit Kats

Orange Slices

Dipping Chocolate

Cellophane Treat Bags

Bakers Twine

To make it super easy for you, I am sharing the pattern I made for these Halloween Candy Bats.

You can download the free printable here:

{Halloween Printable Tags}

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I also dipped some orange slices (one of my Dad’s favorites) in melted chocolate.  This is another fun and simple way to give a little bit “classier” treat to someone for Halloween!  Just place them after dipping on some wax or parchment paper and let the chocolate harden before bagging them up and giving them away.


We are almost ready for Halloween here.  I still have to buy the candy to give out (if I buy it early…it is too tempting for me) and finish up my oldest daughter’s costume details!  What about you?  Do you celebrate Halloween?  Are you ready for it?

Halloween Monster Eye Cookies

You guys…I am feeling like a crazy lady.  Halloween is not even here yet, and I am in the middle of setting up a Christmas tree for an upcoming project with Michaels.  People are really going to wonder about “that crazy neighbor” when they come Trick-or-Treating and spy the Christmas Tree in the window!  But, I will tell you what…it sure is making it fun and festive at our house.


The kids had an activity earlier this week that we needed to bring a dessert too.  We decided to use our favorite “go to” cookie recipe (you can find the recipe here)…

{Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies}

Supply List:

Wilton Candy Eyes

Rolo Candy

Milk Glass Bottles

Striped Straws


And since Halloween (not Christmas…hehe) is right around the corner we thought it would be fun to make them Halloween cookies by spookify-ing them a little bit.  So right after the cookies came out of the oven, we stuck some Rolo candies in the middle of the warm cookies and then stuck a candy eyeball on the top.  (We found the Wilton candy eyes in the baking section of our grocery store…I have also seen them at Walmart and Target or you can get them from Amazon here: Wilton Candy Eyes).  Interested in having your own milk bottles like the ones in the photo? You can find them here: Milk Glass Bottles.


The warmth from the freshly baked cookie softly melts the chocolate on the Rolo which allows the Rolo to stick to the cookie and the eye to stick to the top of the Rolo without you having to do anything special to get them to stay on.



And…who doesn’t love a little extra chocolate with your Peanut Butter?

If you can’t eat Peanut Butter…or just don’t like it…then these “monster eyes” can really be added to any other type of cookie.  So just substitute your favorite cookie recipe and suit them to your own taste!


These cookies also make a great gift.  When they cooled, the Rolo hardened again, so it would be fine to wrap these up and give them away with a fun little note for Halloween…that is if they stick around long enough to cool…


Looking for some more fun Halloween ideas including recipes, crafts and free printables? Check out our past ideas here:
Halloween Projects
Halloween Projects

Monster Mints and 12 Free Halloween Printables

It’s time once again for another monthly Printable Blog Hop. If you are new here, every month 11 other bloggers and I join together to bring you a 12 themed FREE Printables for your use.  This month we are sharing our FREE Halloween Printables.


Today I am sharing with you a fun Halloween Treat and Gift idea.  I love coming up with little creative gifts that you can give to friends and family that are fun but inexpensive.  I came up with these Monster Mints!


I played up the dispenser and made it so that the Monster Mints are dispensed right out of the Monster’s mouths.

I created some printable round labels that fit these Ice Breakers Mint canisters perfectly.  All you need to do is print out the labels and cut them out around the black line.


Be sure to open the “to share” tab of the mints rather than the “not to share” side so that the mouth opens the biggest.  Secure the label so that the mouth is directly over the opening.  While you have the label on the canister, lift it up and then cut the top of the label so that it fits the top of the opening tab.


Once you have it cut, glue the label on top of the mints and you are all done!  So easy!  Now you have a fun little gift to hand out on Halloween, or give away at a Monster Party or give as a small gift to a friend or neighbor!


To download the Monster Mint Labels, click here:

{Monster Mint Labels}

Want to see the other FREE Halloween Printables? Be sure to check out these other blogs and see the fun printables they are sharing too!

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1. {The Dating Divas} – Eat, drink, and be SCARY with this flirty Halloween game for two!

2. {Somewhat Simple} – Double, Double, Toil + Trouble | An 8×8 print and 4×4 tags of Shakespeare’s ultimate Halloween equation!

3. {Whipperberry} – Boolicious Halloween Treat Bags

4. {Crafting Chicks} – Pin the Bowtie on Mr. Bones game for Halloween parties.

5. {Tatertots & Jello} – You’ve been Spooked” door hanger tag, basket tag and instructions for neighbor gifts

6. {L’il Luna} – Surrender Your Treats Printable perfect to display at your home for some fun Halloween decor!

7. {My Sister’s Suitcase} – Add these Treat Tags to a “kit” of supplies to bake up some Halloween goodies!

8. {I Heart Nap Time} – A fun Fall ‘Smores tag and candy wrapper set.

9. {The 36th Avenue} – Chic Halloween Printable Sign… Ready to decorate?

10. {Paging Supermom} – This fabulously gruesome Eye Ball Garland is super simple to create with paper plates, yarn and this free printable.

11. {The TomKat Studio} – A sweet Halloween treat perfect for “BOO-ing” your neighbors!

12. {The Idea Room} – Give your ghouls some Monster Mints with this fun Mint Dispenser Label.


If you missed our past Printable Blog Hops, you can check out our past Printable Blog Hops below:

12 FREE Fall Printables {Caramel Apple Gift Kit}

12 FREE Spring Themed Printables {Homemade Lemonade Gift Kit}

12 FREE Cinco de Mayo Printables

12 FREE 4th of July Themed Printables

12 FREE Summer Printables

12 FREE Back-to-School Themed Printables {Homework Notepad}

Halloween Treat–Cotton Candy Cobwebs

I love coming up with simple ideas that ANYONE can recreate.  Everyone loves to get gifts!  They don’t have to be elaborate or expensive.  I think most people would agree that it is just nice to know that someone was thinking about them.  So it is a fun creative challenge for me to come up with simple, but fun gift ideas.  This Halloween I challenged myself to come up with a couple more Halloween gift ideas.  Today I am sharing with you this simple Halloween Treat–Creepy Cotton Candy Cobwebs.


Seriously people…these could NOT be any easier to make.

1.  Simply put some cotton candy in a cellophane gift package and add a couple of fake plastic spider rings.  My cellophane bags measured almost 4 inches in width and 9 inches in length.

2.  Then print the labels and cut them out around the black lines.

3.  Fold the label in half so that the words are on the front.

4.  Fold the top of the cellophane bags down and then staple the labels onto the bag near the bottom corners of the front label.

Need to find some of the items? You can find them here:

Cellophane Bags (Amazon)

Cotton Candy (Amazon) I have also seen it at Wal-Mart and Target and some grocery stores

Plastic Spiders (Amazon)


And that is it.  Really. Simple.  Now I should actually focus on something that really matters…like the kitchen…which could really use a good cleaning.

You can download the free printable here:

{Creepy Cotton Candy Cobwebs Labels}

*If you are not a fan of The Idea Room on Facebook, you will need to click like first and become a fan. After you become a fan you will need to click on “Get your free gift” in the upper right hand corner of the Idea Room FB page and then click on “Previous Downloads”.


And now I am curious.  Do you participate in Halloween?  Do you hand out candy?  What candy do you usually hand out?  

Halloween Decorations

*Disclosure: This is a sponsored post.

I am in disbelief that it is already October.  The months seems to be flying by.  I wish it would slow down a bit so I could feel like I could it enjoy it a little bit more.  This month, as a Lowe’s Creative Blogger, our challenge was to come up with some Halloween décorations.


I had envisioned this sign a little bit differently than it actually came out.  I really like this one, but knowing myself, I will probably make another one too!  If I do, I for sure will share it with you!


This Halloween sign is pretty simple.  I just spray painted some window screen material and then stapled it onto the back of a frame that had the glass removed.

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Want to make one or see how I did it?  Here is what I did!

Step 1:

Measure your screen material so that it fits nicely on the back of the frame and gives you plenty of room to tighten the screen and staple it firmly in place.

Step 2:

Spray paint your screen black (not shown).  Spray paint your picture frame if needed.  I spray painted mine a nice gray color.  Let them dry completely…or if you are like me…pull out a hairdryer and dry them quickly (I have no patience)!

Step 3:

Use a stencil of an arrow and spray paint the arrow white.  I also included a stencil of a bat and sprayed it white too.  I used some vinyl I had cut with my Silhouette.  Let it dry completely.

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Step 4:

Now use some stencils for your words…SLEEPY HOLLOW…or your words of choice.  I simply put the rest of the vinyl cut out back into the arrow (the black part is vinyl in the upper right photo) and then pulled out the letters so that I could paint the letters black.

Step 5:

Spray paint the letters black.  After it has dried completely, pull off the vinyl stencil and staple the screen onto the back of your picture frame.


Such an easy project.  I love the whole concept and love the endless possibilities this holds.  I also love that fun texture and the see through element of the sign.  I am thinking I should go back and rough up the edges of the frame a little bit to give it a more rustic feel.


And…let’s just pretend that I cleaned my mirror before taking these photos…umm kay?

What do you think?  Is this a project you are likely to try?

You might also want to sign up for Lowe’s Creative Ideas Magazine. It’s FREE and offers a bunch of DIY inspiration. Go ahead and connect with Lowes Creative Ideas to find a lot more fun and creative ideas.


*Disclosure: This is a sponsored post.  Lowe’s provided me with a gift card to showcase a project this month as part of their Lowe’s Creative ideas Bloggers team.  However all opinions and statements are mine.


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