Halloween Countdown Blocks

Friday, September 28, 2012

Halloween Countdown Blocks
Created by OMC Designer Lindsey

Supplies Used:
Doodlebug : Haunted Manor Paper Pack
Archival Ink - Black
OMC Vinyl : Black, Daffodil
Making Memories : Slice Design Card - Spook Alley MS+
Adams and Co. : Wood Block Set


1. Cut 16 squares 2 1/2" x 2 1/2" out of different patterned papers. Ink the edges of the papers with ink. Adhere paper to the wood blocks with liquid adhesive.
2. Using the Design Card, cut the numbers 0-8 out of vinyl. You will need to cut out two 2's and two 1's. You can use the number 6 for the number 9.
3. Once all the vinyl numbers are cut, attach them to the centers of the blocks.
4. After all the number are in place and you have checked to make sure that all the dates are accounted for, cover the entire block with liquid adhesive, such as Mod Podge.
5. Cut a strip of paper for the base block. Ink the edges, and adhere to the block. Cut out the phrase, "Halloween" out of vinyl and attach to the center of the block. Cover the base block with liquid adhesive as well.

Happy crafting!

Coffin Box Halloween Decor

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Coffin Box Halloween Decor
Created by OMC Designer Jill

Supplies Used:
Small Wooden Coffin - Purchased from a local craft store and embellished with fun things from OMC!
Martha Stewart : Acrylic Craft Paint - Beetle Black Sizzix : elips Cartridge - Basic Shapes
My Minds Eye : Lost and Found - Halloween Paper
Martha Stewart : Double Embossed Large Punch - Pumpkin
Martha Stewart : Glittered Spider and Bat Stickers
Deco Wire - Black Craft Wire
Orange Glitter Paper


1. Paint the entire coffin box black. Let dry.
2. Cut out a skeleton and glue it inside one side of the coffin. Be careful to not lose any of the bones!

3. Punch a pumpkin out of the orange glitter paper. Attach to the inside of the coffin box, opposite the skeleton.
4. Drill a small hole in the top of the coffin.
5. Punch out a circle with the witch on it to make it look like a moon. Add some bats and glitter to the sides of the circle. Let dry. Punch out a black circle and glue the two circles together with some of the black making a shadow on one side of the circle to make your moon pop!

6. Curl some black craft wire around a small paint brush and attach it to the inside of your two circles. Thread the wire through the hole in the coffin box and bend to keep in place.
7. Embellish your coffin with the glitter spiders.

Happy crafting!

Pin To Win Contest

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Pin To Win Contest!

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Three lucky winners will be randomly drawn from all entries and sent a $25 Oh My Crafts gift card.

Contest Ends Midnight, Monday, October 1st.

Small Halloween Party Bags

Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Small Halloween Party Bags 

Created by OMC Designer Lindsey

Supplies Used:

Life Style Crafts: QuicKutz BAG
Martha Stewart Carnival Paper Pack
Doodle Bug Haunted Manor Paper
Martha Stewart Carnival Stamps
Tim Holtz Distress Ink: Black Soot


1. For the EEEEEEK! Stamp, a way to make it longer it stamp it twice, and paste it together under another stamp, so you cant tell the stamp isnt really that long.

2. With the Lifestyle dies, you can cut out more that one at a time, making these great party favors, they can be cut out and made in minutes.

3. Use pre-done embellishments like the ticket from the Doodlebug paper pack.

4. Twine is great for small bags like this.

Happy crafting!


Halloween Paper Bag Booklet

Friday, September 21, 2012

Trick or Treat Booklet
Created by OMC Designer Jill

1. Cut out 4 pieces of paper 6x6 and adhere two together with Extreme Tac Glue Arts  to make them thicker. Round the corners. Ink the edges with Versafine Black Onyx Ink.

2. Cut out a 5 inch scalloped cutout using Lifestyle Crafts inverted scalloped circle.

3. Adhere the scallop to the front cover of your booklet.

4. Embellish with the punch outs from the Doodlebug Haunted Manor Paper Pack. This is where I used the two black brads and twisted the green craft wire around the brads.

5. Stickle the words on the punch out. Let dry!

6. Crumple the four white bags and then ink the entire bag with Versafine Black Onyx ink. This will give it an old weathered look. Fold the bags in half to make pages for your book. 

7. Cut out four pieces of paper 5 inches long and 2 inches high. Adhere these to the fronts of each paper bag page to make a pocket to drop a picture in!

8. Embellish each page with the pre-made punch outs from the paper pack. I like to stickle the on the punches to really make them pop! I also added the doodlebug Halloween jewels.
9. Punch out 3 round holes on each page and tie the book together using the Doodlebug Halloween twine!
10. Use the pockets to place pictures inside and use the blank pages to adhere pictures of your favorite Halloween spooks!
11. Enjoy!

Happy crafting! 

The Witch Is In Sign

Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The Witch Is In Sign
Created by OMC Designer Jill

Supplies Used:
Adams and Co. : 10.5 Black Blank Wood Block
Martha Stewart : Spider Web Punch
Lifestyle Crafts : Inverted Scalloped Rectangle
Doodlebug : Haunted Manor Paper Pack
Sizzix : eclips Cartridge - Happy Shapes Alphabet
Versafine : Black Onyx Ink Pad
Mod Podge

1. Measure a piece of the Haunted Manor Paper to fit the Adams&Co. wood block.
2. Ink the edges with Versafine Black Onyx Ink
3. Adhere to the wood block using Mod Podge. Pressing firmly to get any bubble out! Let dry completely!
4. Punch out 2 black spider webs using the Martha Stewart Spider Web Punch. These will be slightly less that 6" long. You can cut the excess off. Adhere these to the block with Mod Podge as well.
5. Cut out the words "The Witch Is In/Out" with the Sizzix Eclips cartridge Happy Shapes and Alphabet. 1.5" for the words "Witch, In, Out" and .75" for the word "The". I used coordinating papers from the Doodlebug Haunted Manor Pack.
6. Cut out a shadow of the words as well.
7. Ink the edges of the words and adhere them to the wood block using modpodge.
8. Cut out a 1 ½" circle with the Lifestyle Crafts Scalloped Circle. Adhere with Mod Podge.
9. Adhere the word "The" to this circle with Mod Podge.
10. Cut out a 4 inch tag using the Lifestyle Crafts Inverted Scallop Rectangle
11. Ink the edges with Versafine Black Onyx ink. Add the letters for In on one side and Out on the other. Embellish with bats from Martha Stewart.
12. Punch holes at the top and twist some black craft wire to hang it with,
13. Glue 2 black Doodlebug brads on the wood block to hang the In/Out sign on.
14. Mod Podge over the entire block except for the In/Out sign.
15. Use Stickles glue on all of your lettering and key spots on the spiders web. Let dry.
16. Hang the In/Out sign on the brads.
17. Display!

Happy crafting!

Win a Hello Kitty Side Kick

Friday, September 14, 2012

Enter for a Chance to Win a Hello Kitty Side Kick Machine

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Trick or Treat Wood Letters

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Trick or Treat Wood Phrase
Created by OMC Designer Jill

Supplies Used:

Doodlebug : Haunted Manor Paper : Witchy Way, Tombstone, Going Batty, Punkin Party, Night Owls
Doodlebug : Glitter - Purple,Orange, Green

Martha Stewart : Acrylic Craft Paint - Beetle Black 
Martha Stewart : Carnival Pom Pom Spider Stickers  
Versafine Ink: Onyx  
Stickles : Purple, Black Diamond, Paprika 
Mod Podge 
Glossy Accents
Quickie Glue Pen


1. Trace the wood letters onto the paper you want to use and cut the shapes out.
2. Paint the edges and the back of each letter. Paint the wood block that the letters will sit on.
3. Glue the papers to the letters using Mod Podge. Press firmly to adhere well. Let dry completely.
4. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the letters that you want glittered. Quickly pour glitter over the letter and lightly press the glitter down into the Mod Podge. Tap off any excess glitter onto a piece of paper. You can put the excess glitter back into its container this way. Do this to each letter that you want glittered. Let dry.
5. Using a large nail file, file off any excess paper from each letter.
6. Ink the edges using the black ink and a sponge applicator.
7. Ink the edges of the glittered letters.
8. Use Stickles on the paper covered letters to add more dimension. Let dry.
9. Cut the words “smell my feet” out of black cardstock. Using an adhesive like Glossy Accents or a Quickie Glue pen, fill in a letter and quickly sprinkle Doodlebug glitter onto the wet glue and press lightly. Tap off any excess glitter and put back into its jar. Do this to each letter. Let dry.
10. Attach the wood letters to the top of the long wood board using a strong adhesive and let each letter dry completely.
11. Glue the words “smell my feet” to the front of the long wood board.
12. Embellish with some fun Halloween spiders or bats. I used the Martha Stewart Spider Stickers!
13. Display … and have a Happy Halloween!

Happy crafting!

It's a Very Brady Contest! Martha! Martha! Martha!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

It's a Very Brady Contest! 
Martha! Martha! Martha!

Enter for a Chance to be one of nine lucky winners to win a Martha Stewart Punch!

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Spooky Banner

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Spooky Banner
Created by OMC Designer Lindsey

Supplies Used:
Doodlebug : Haunted Manor Paper Doodlebug Glitter : Limeade, Tangerine and Purple
Doodlebug : Doodle Twine - Black/White
Martha Stewart : Acrylic Craft Paint - Green Curry, Mace and Purple Martin
EKSuccess : Small Corner Rounder
Crop-a-Dile Tool Mod Podge
EKSuccess : Vampire Bat Large Punch
Martha Stewart : Scoring Board
EK Success : Large Circle Punch
Grunge Board

1. Cut 2 strips of paper for each rosette, and score every 1/2 inch. Fan fold back and forth. Glue ends together.
2. Punch out a circle to attach to the backs of the rosettes. This will hold the shape. Cut out paper squares and round the edges to cover the centers of the rosettes in front.

3. Cut the word "SPOOKY" out of grunge board and paint using the Martha Stewart paints. Cover with a coat of Mod Podge when dry. Cover the wet Mod Podge with glitter.

4. Punch holes in the sides of the rosettes and tie the rosettes together using twine. Punch a hole near the top of the first and last rosette. Thread twine through, and use to hang the banner.

5. Punch out 6 bat shapes. Take 2 shapes, and place twine between them before gluing them together. Make a total of three bats to hand below the banner. Tie the bats onto the twine between the 1st and 2nd rosette, the 3rd and 4th, and then the 5th and 6th.

Happy crafting!

Halloween Pillow Box

Monday, September 10, 2012

Halloween Pillow Box
Created by OMC Designer Lindsey

Supplies Used:
Sizzix : Bigz Pro Die - Pillow BoxStampendous : Royal Purple Glitter Glass
Martha Stewart : Carnival Paper Pack
Martha Stewart : Carnival Cling Rubber Stamps
Doodlebug : Haunted Manor Paper, Twine
Doodlebug : Buttons Pack - Orange
Tim Holtz : Distress Ink Pad - Black Soot
LifeStyle Crafts : RosetteDeco Petite Wire : Apple, Black


1. Cut out the pillow box, put together using adhesive, and ink the edges. Rip 2 strips of the bat paper, leaving the white torn edges. Wrap the strips around the pillow box, then wrap twine around the strips.
2. Pick three different prints of paper, then create three rosettes, one larger than the other two. Ink the edges of all three rosettes. In the center of the smaller two, glue buttons down. On the largest, trace a line of glue along the edges, then sprinkle the glass glitter onto the glue and allow to dry completely. Stamp a bat stamp onto a piece of paper, cut out the shape. Trace the shape onto a piece of glitter paper, and cut out. Attach the two bat shapes together, then adhere to the center of the largest rosette. Glue the three rosettes in a cluster on top of the strips of bat paper and twine.
3. Cut 3 strips of the green wire, wrap around a pen, and glue the ends under one of the rosettes. Cut 3 longer strips of the black wire, wrap around something that has a wider width, then glue under the rosettes.
5. Cut the "Trick or Treat" statement out of the Doodlebug paper, and use it to create a tag. Adhere to the pillow box.

Happy crafting!


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