Halloween Spook Banner

Are you ready for Halloween? No, I’m not, but I did want to get started on my Halloween crafting so when it is time to decorate I’ll be ready. I decided to start with crafting a fun Halloween Spook Banner.

It’s made completely out of scrapbook paper which makes it easy and affordable. I started by cutting the paper in triangles measuring 5″x7″.

I free handed the faces then cut them out and used a glue stick to secure them to the triangles.

This is Frankenstein’s hair.

The details on the owl were added using a marker.

The cat’s whiskers and mouth were added using a pencil.

I pieced different colored paper together to make the candy corn.

And I tore off the top of the gray paper to make the ghost. I like his goofy face too.

I put the banner together using twine and clothespins. I really love working with paper. It’s been a while.

So my Halloween Spook banner is ready. Now I’m putting it away until October (and finally painting the red wall).

Do you have any home decor and/or organizing projects to link to the Home Decor and Organizing Link Party? I’d love to see what you’ve been working on. You can link up your projects through Friday night. I’ll be featuring some on facebook and here later this week.

I’m linking to these awesome blog parties:
Show and Share Day at Just a Girl
Friday Flair at Whipperberry
Friday Fun Finds at Kojo Designs
DIY Fall Festival at The DIY Showoff
Show and Tell Saturday at Be Different Act Normal
Sundae Scoop at I Heart Naptime
Sunday Showcase Party at Under the Table and Dreaming
DIY Project Parade at The DIY Showoff
Countdown to Autumn at Domestically Speaking
Fall Frenzy Link Party at Craftaholics Anonymous
Look What I Made at Creations By Kara
Visit thecsiproject.com
Craft Link Party at Centsational Girl
Halloween Link Up Party at Eighteen 25

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  • NaDell September 7, 2011, 10:57 pm

    This is so cool! I had to send your link to my paper crafty sister in law. Great and fun (and inexpensive!) way to decorate for the season! Thank you for sharing your fabulous ideas!

  • Susan September 8, 2011, 2:51 am

    That is adorable! I’m copying that to hang in my classroom!

  • Gwen @ Gwenny Penny September 8, 2011, 7:20 am

    This is so cute, Leanne! My girls would love it. Looks easy enough, too. Thanks for the idea!
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  • Sadie Mills September 8, 2011, 8:15 am

    Super Cute! I will be making one for my hutch. Thanks.

  • Kayla Arrowood September 8, 2011, 8:34 am

    Love this idea!!!!!!! Wonderful idea for the kiddos to help do!
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  • cassie September 8, 2011, 8:37 am

    This is soooo adorable! =D

  • somedaycrafts September 8, 2011, 11:55 pm

    This is so so so cute! I love it and my kids would love to help make one! I am featuring it Friday night at somedaycrafts.blogspot.com.
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  • Sarah AJ September 9, 2011, 2:21 pm

    That is so, so cute! I sewed one last year, but now I’m temped to make another like yours…
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  • Becky @ UCreate with Kids September 9, 2011, 5:20 pm

    This is a fabulous decor idea. I love it. Thanks for sharing with us.

  • Angie September 9, 2011, 10:42 pm

    This is such a cute idea. My kids just went off-track and I think it would be a great afternoon craft. Thanks for sharing.
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  • Georgina September 10, 2011, 9:51 am

    Such a great idea! Very creative!!
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  • Jaimee September 10, 2011, 3:59 pm

    Love the whimsy of this! I shared it on my crafty facebook page : )
    Jaimee @ craft-interrupted.blogspot.com

  • Lila September 10, 2011, 4:42 pm

    LOVE THIS!! I love making paper crafts. This really looks great- makes me want to go make one now!
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