Halloween Crafts

I haven’t had as much time this year to indulge in crafts leading up to Halloween so I thought I’d share a reminder of some of my older posts. Last year I created a whole selection of stuff for this spooky occasion including …. A spooky witch house table centre piece, Pumpkin soup, Halloween cards, Paper mache skull , paper skulls,  Halloween gift bags, and a Halloween wreath, Continue reading Halloween Crafts

Halloween Table Centre Piece

Last year I created a haunted house for our Halloween centre piece so this year I decided to go for something a bit different so we have a witches shoes decoration. To make you’ll need cardboard, masking tape, newspapers, PVA glue, paints and coloured paper Start but making some shoes from cardboard – there’s no set pattern as it is easier to shape this as … Continue reading Halloween Table Centre Piece

Halloween is coming!

Well, when we were children, Halloween meant carving out a turnip…(that’s a Northern thing and a lot harder than these new fangled Pumpkins…) Nowadays the American Trick or Treat has become a tradition here in the UK. Here at Ragtag Towers we tend to get more excited about our props than the visiting kids do…keep watching for some of our ideas for Halloween decorating but … Continue reading Halloween is coming!

How to make your own Frankenstein Doll

Little Frankenstein

So with Halloween approaching I thought I’d create a little Frankenstein Rag Tag. It doesn’t take much skill, just a little imagine. All you need to get started are some scraps of material, some filler, needle and thread and ideally access to a sewing machine. You start by creating a pattern and once you’re happy with the basic shapes pin them onto fabric and cut … Continue reading Little Frankenstein

Happy Halloween

Thought I’d do a round up of my recent Hallloween posts in case you missed any of them and also share some of favourites from other bloggers…… Recent Posts Favourites from other bloggers….. Makeup ideas from Good Housekeeping – https://tinyurl.com/yb7p4zv Pop Sugar’s Cheap costume ideas for teens – https://tinyurl.com/ycgusxk5 Party games ideas from the Balance – https://tinyurl.com/y7ezlu5g and finally from the BBC some party food ideas – https://tinyurl.com/y8asvrz   … Continue reading Happy Halloween

Make an Easy Halloween Cake

If you’re looking for ideas for a really simple Halloween Cake, forget about fancy icing and trying to construct pumpkin shapes and why not just add a few little extras to your favourite bake? I love cooking but baking really isn’t my thing so I stuck with a simple chocolate and cola cake – guaranteed to be moist and decorated it with swirls of chocolate icing, … Continue reading Make an Easy Halloween Cake