31 Oct

Reanimated: Baby in a Pumpkin

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[Hopefully you and yours are enjoying your Halloween getups more than this little guy! Happy Halloween to all you fearless Pin Reapers!]
Pin Reaper: Lindsay

Original Inspiration: http://pinterest.com/pin/131308145357085965/, via http://www.parents.com/holiday/halloween/costumes/pumpkin-patch-babies/?page=2


What I Did: I saw a picture similar to this pin. I thought, “I can do this! My son will look adorable in a pumpkin!” I carved the pumpkin, lined it with pillows, and plunked my son inside. He was NOT happy. Total Pinterest FAIL.

My Result:


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30 Oct

Reanimated: Minion Pumpkin

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Pin Reaper: Joel

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/132082201545157278/

What I Did: I wanted to recreate this for my wife cause she loves the Minions.

My Result:

pinterest fail minion pumpkin

Next Time I Will:  Not do it. I will just stick to cooking out of my comfort zone off pinterest…


29 Oct

Reanimated: Tangled Web

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Pin Reaper: Tthomp47

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/343118065331399451/, via http://www.bhg.com/holidays/day16/?sssdmh=dm17.684852&esrc=nw100d13_2_d16_100113#page=22


What I Did: Nothing worked! My daughter was getting impatient with the messy, gluey, string-wrapping. I didn’t have anywhere to hang it to dry & figured because it was nice & warm out, that I should hang it outside (also cleaner for the glue drippings). But, it fell apart :(

My Result:


Next Time I Will:† I don’t think I’ll attempt this one again!

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28 Oct

Reanimated: Pumpkin Drip Art

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Pin Reaper: Bree

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/59813501272095574/, via http://swelldesigner.blogspot.com/2012/08/crayon-drip-art-pumpkin-tutorial.html


What I Did: My housemate and I were in the mood to decorate pumpkins, and these little guys were too small to carve. We wanted to take our decorating skills to the next level by trying the melt crayons technique. The picture made it look so cool…but ours just turned into uncontrollable meltage.

We hot glued crayon bits to the pumpkin and began blow-drying the bits….as soon as the melting began it started splattering, and just became hard to move in the right direction.

The end result was not tooo desirable.

My Result:

Next Time I Will: Bigger pumpkins!


27 Oct

Reanimated: Mummy Marshmallows

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Pin Reaper: Brenda

Original Inspiration: http://www.pinterest.com/pin/232568768230616512/, via http://whoneedsacape.com/2013/10/marshmallow-mummies/


What I Did: My son’s room mom chose this and the Cracker Spider to be made for their class Halloween party. Due to miscommunications, we made samples right before the party. Hence the fruit roll-up wrapped phallic turd and the cracker with the black things.

My Result: 


Next Time I Will: Pick a different project. The spiders are just lame.

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