Make a Halloween Sparkleball !

sparkleball spider by jason

Time to get cracking on those Halloween sparkleballs and costumes. Be on the lookout for orange mini-lights at your drugstore or hardware store. Of course, everything you need can be found online, including Solo Cups and hard plastic orange and black cups.

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top photo:  Jason Clouthier’s Sparkleball Spider with Skull Face / Massapequa NY
More Posts on Halloween Ideas:
– Halloween 2
– Halloween 3
Halloween 4
Black Beauty
– Black Sparkleball
Fun Halloween Lights

 

 

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What’s Hanging Now – October


20161003_083058Planning ahead for the sparkleballs I want to hang at Halloween has made the month of October a lot more fun.  This one is made of hard cups I found at the grocery (Party Essentials brand*).  They are solo-shaped but just a bit different, so  I used Carl Boro’s recipe 14-11-6-1.  I put it together with the hot-glue method for Hard Cup Sparkleballs here.  Love how shiny the hard cups are!

*Party City makes similar cups in many colors.

Past Posts on Halloween Ideas:
– Halloween 1
– Halloween 2
– Halloween 3
Black Beauty
– Black Sparkleball
Fun Halloween Lights

 

 

Ideas for Halloween

sparkleball spider by jason

Time to get those Halloween sparkleballs started. I just found orange mini-lights on sale at the drugstore.  Anything else you need can be found online, including Solo Cups. (I use Amazon for everything.) This Pinterest page is devoted to Halloween sparkleball ideas, and below are some photos to inspire you. (Click photo to read more.)

top photo:  Jason Clouthier’s Sparkleball Spider with Skull Face / Massapequa NY
past Halloween posts:   2015 – 1       2015 – 2       2015 – 3

 

Get Ready: Halloween

halloween-lightsHow fun to find these lights at a 50% sale on Halloween lights at my Rite-Aid Pharmacy. There were 25 globes.  So I had to space them randomly.  Also I had checked before I bought them that the plastic globes popped off so I could insert the bulb, then replace the globe from inside the cup.  It turned out great, and not just for Halloween.

More Posts on Halloween Ideas:
– Halloween 1
– Halloween 2
– Halloween 3
Halloween 4
 Black Beauty
– Black Sparkleball
– Halloween Sparkleball Kit

 


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