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DIY RIBCAGE T-SHIRT!

This was found at www.marthastewart.com .  Pretty cool!   For that person who doesn't want to wear a costume or even something to wear at work without all of the makeup and dressing up.  It's sure to get a cool reaction.


Rib Cage T-Shirt








A few strategic cuts transform a simple white T-shirt into a skeleton-inspired Halloween costume. Complete the look with spook-tacular Exposed-Bone Jeans.

Tools and Materials Front rib cage and back rib cage templatesScissors or craft knifeTapeWhite T-shirtCutting matRepositionable adhesive spraySmall (18 mm) rotary cutterFabric scissorsBlack T-shirt


Rib Cage T-Shirt How-To



1. Print front and back rib cage templates. Trim first page on solid line and match to dotted line on second page; tape together.

2. Pinch front of white T-shirt at center of neck and pull forward, lining up sleeve and side seams, to create a fold down center front of shirt. Lay T-shirt flat on a cutting mat with this fold to the right.

3. Spray repositionable adhesive on b…

GLOW IN THE DARK CUPCAKES!

This recipe comes from http://www.recipesnobs.com .  The kids will love these glow in the dark treats!




Ghoulishly Glowing Cupcakes
Hey Everyone!! I'm just gonna start out by saying, I am so stinking excited about this recipe! A couple of weeks ago I had a follower e-mail me about a frosting recipe that would glow in the dark. Or I should say almost glow in the dark.









Specifically she needed a cupcake recipe that could glow under a black light, but the trouble was that I couldn't find one on the internet to try, so I decided to try my hand at making one. After a couple of tries I am glad to report that I have figured it out!! Yay! And the secret ingredient that causes it to glow is...










Tonic Water!  Cool, right? The quinine in the tonic water causes it to glow under a black light for some reason. So, the challenge was to get enough if this into a frosting without making it too bitter or runny. Ugh! Turns out this was a little harder then I thought, but after trial and error I …

HISTORY OF THE HALLOWEEN COSTUME!

The history of Halloween costumes ~On November 1st over 2000 years ago, in what is now known as the United Kingdom, Ireland and northern France, the Celts celebrated their new year. This date marked the end of the harvest season and the beginning of the cold, dark winter season, often associated with death. It was Celtic belief the on the night before the New Year the veil between the land of the living and the land of the dead because blurred. This night they celebrated Samhain. Celts believed ghosts haunted the land and damaged crops. This night was also thought to allow the Druids and Priests to possess a heightened ability to predict the future. For the commoner, these predictions would be a comfort and an insight into the coming dark winter that lie ahead.   Druids built large bonfires where the people would gather to sacrifice crops and their animals to ancient deities.
   The Druids also wore costumes consisting of animal skins and animal heads to mark the celebration and to …