Beetle pinning is a fun and easy way to dip a toe into the world of taxidermy art, and is a relatively affordable hobby to pick up! As aesthetics like dark academia and vulture culture have gained traction online, natural history art such as pinned insects has also gained in popularity. If you want to learn a little more about it (and get a quick beginner's guide to getting started, this is the place for you!
Whether you’re an embroidery veteran or simply looking to try something new whilst getting into the spooky spirit, look no further! This tutorial will show you all the basic cross stitch skills needed to make your very own spooky keepsake of none other than our beloved JimBob after a trip to his local pumpkin patch.
Have you ever been fascinated by specimen jars and what they contain? Now you can create your own for decoration!
Joanna and Summer of Geek Girl Pen Pals chat about their favorite spooky season activities and putting together Halloween costumes.
On this episode of Charm Bomb, Joanna and Summer of Geek Girl Pen Pals talk about Halloween and how time has lost all sense of meaning.
Decomposers are an important part of the circle of life, but a part that we don’t often like to talk about. Vermiculture opens the door to demystify the deconstruction process through the disposal of food waste and creates nutrient rich compost to plant in to begin the cycle again. The best part is that it is easy and cheap to set up and requires very little maintenance for a great reward!
We asked our staff and activity leaders what they love about Halloween. Check out their answers in their own words below! […]
Though the modern take on Halloween is more commercial than ever, the current festivities can find their roots in the older celebrations from which the holiday as we know it was born. Let’s learn more about the history of Halloween and where it all began.
Get ready because we are going to take a trip to Spooky Town! This Halloween cake recipe will be the centerpiece of your spooky gathering! We'll be starting with the dark chocolate cake, then adding ganache filling, with purple and black chantilly frosting, and finishing off with skulls and bloody bones.
Create some spooky apothecary bottles to decorate your house! This craft can be made with little to no money and the customization possibilities are endless. [...]
Welcome to spooky season! It’s always hard to narrow down the possibilities when it comes to Halloween and cross stitch. We wanted something that was [...]
‘Tis the season….for reads with witches, vampires, ghosts, and all other creatures of lore. In advance of Halloween, I wanted to provide some recommendations appropriate [...]
This year at IGGPPCamp, everyone was invited to submit a ghost story based on prompts. (You can check out the winning entries here, here, and here if you want a trio good, creepy tales!) But there's one last story to tell. Enjoy. :)
At IGGPPCamp this past August, Troop Nook made terrariums. If you joined in on that craft, congratulations, you’re one step closer to today’s HallowIggles DIY Cemeterrarium. Get it? It’s a terrarium AND a cemetery. All in one? Yeah, you get it. If you were unable to join in that craft, we've got your how-to from top to bottom! Let's get spooky!