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CREPE PAPER PARTY HATS FOR THAT SPECIAL HALLOWEEN EVENT!.....CAN I GET A WOOOT!!....WOOOT!!

This diy project is brought to you by www.blumchen.com.  A real cool project for a very impressive childs Halloween party.  They also have many unique craft supplies for almost any holiday.

Tools and Supplies • pair of scissors
• ruler or measuring tape
• staple gun
• "tacky" white glue-all
• heavy thread or string
• crepe paper, streamers
• cardstock or thick paper •crepe paper collection: sheets, crepe streamers
• white craft cardstock
•Irish linen thread
•Dresden die-cut trims
•scrap relief pictures
• vintage florals Party Hat Size Guide A Guide to Average
Head Circumferences:• Children & Teens
20½" to 22"
• Adult Women
21½" to 23"
• Adult Men
23" to 24½"





Paper Party Hats

Step-by-Step Crafting Instructions

Easily customizable to suit any holiday or festive occasion, our step-by-step instructions
will teach you the the basic crafting techniques and tips necessary to make these fun hats. For design ideas and examples of decorated crep…

HALLOWEEN SUPERSTITIONS, OH SO SPOOOOKKKYYY!

Black Cats
In America some people believed in the magical powers of black cats. Certain bones on the cat has the power to make wishes come true, or even to make one invisible. In Europe, the black cats had nasty connections with witches. 



White Cats
The White Cat in England, at Halloween, is thought to the be unlucky.





Blue Cats
The Blue Cat in Russia brings good luck. The "Blue" is often viewed as a "gray" cat.







Snails
Some believe if you catch a snail on Halloween night and lock it into a flat dish, then in the morning you will see the first letter of your sweetheart written in the snail's slime.






Owls
Many people used to believe that owls swooped down to to eat the souls of the dying. If they heard an owl hooting, they would become frightened. A common remedy was thought to be, turning your pockets inside out and you would be safe.





Bats
In ancient November Samhain festivals, bats would swoop over blazing fires to eat the mosquitoes.






No Talking at the…

WHAT IF YOU'RE ATTACKED BY A MONSTER? WHAT WOULD YOU DO? WHAT WOULD YOU DO????

Being that Halloween is just around the corner. I felt it my job to give out some helpful hints in case we get overrun with monsters. It probably should be noted that I am not a monster expert (though I did play one on t.v.), nor have I ever had any run-ins with one (lately!). Add to that the fact that I have missed my last 15 years of Kung Fu lessons, and suddenly my credibility may come into question.
    Van Helsing, I am not (even though I have watched it a handful of times), but I have watched quite a few horror movies over the years. I have also had countless dreams in which I battled some sort of monster into submission. Lastly, you would not believe how frequently I stage monster vs. monster battles in my head during my lunch time (what else am I supposed to do during lunch? eat?).
    Remember, in no way am I implying that these ideas will work or save your life. Rather, I think they will make the last few moments of your life more enjoyable. So, in the event of a…

ODIWALI FESTIVAL FROM INDIA!!

Diwali is one of the biggest festival of Hindus, celebrated with great enthusiasm and happiness in India. The festival is celebrated for five continuous days, where the third days is celebrated as the main Diwali festival or 'Festival of lights'. Different colorful varieties of fireworks are always associated with this festival. On this auspicious day, people light up diyas and candles all around their house. They perform Laxmi Puja in the evening and seek divine blessings of Goddess of Wealth. The festival od Diwali is never complete without exchange of gifts. People present diwali gifts to all near and dear ones. Diwali in history     The history of Diwali is replete with legends and these legends are moored to the stories of Hindu religious scriptures, mostly the Puranas. Though the central theme of all legends point out to the classic truth of the victory of the good over the evils, the mode of their p…