Friday, September 27, 2013

A dollar store hauntingly easy craft project

On a recent trip to the dollar store I was perusing the isles and came across some plastic bowls and cups that were 50% off the original price of $1.00. I was in a bit of a Halloween mood and liked the purple color of the pieces and knew they would make a good project.
I also grabbed a package of 2 big ugly spiders and headed home

I glued the bottoms of the cup and bowl together and then glued on the spiders. Now all this needs is some Halloween treats and it's ready to go. Not bad for a $2.00 project

17 comments:

Ginny said...

Seriously, I'm DOING this!!!! And you thought it up all yourself??

Duni said...

How fun! And great, that the bowl actually fit into the bottom of that cup!

crafty cat corner said...

Not sure how the dollar compares with the £1.00 but it sounds really cheap, I love the purple would look good with green grapes in it.
Briony
x

Sandra said...

I love it and the purple is beautiful. my DIL is a purple freak she would love it

Sharkbytes said...

Very creepy!

Sandee said...

Way cute is what it turned out to be. Fill it with candy and you're set.

Have a terrific day. My best to Duke. ☺

Grace said...

Now that IS clever!

Imagine being a kid, knocking on a door, and then being offered this to get their candy from! Help yourself - Um, no thanks lady...

HOOTIN ANNI said...

Oh my oh my....TWO of my favorites!!! The color purple [sounds like a movie title] and Halloween!!

What a sweet treat Ann. :o)

Jerry E Beuterbaugh said...

Alas, it would seem to be getting worse--not better.

Dee said...

I will be checking out my dollar store...great idea. :)

Golden Woofs! SUGAR said...

Mom saw those when she went to the dollar store. She got other stuffs she plans to use on our Hal photo shoot. Her favorite is a pumpkin candle holders (yes she bought several). Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Helen said...

that is creative! candies would be nice but they won't last one day in our house.

BeadedTail said...

Okay, that's it, I gotta go to Dollar Tree and see it with new eyes! I never find 'treasures' like that or maybe it's just that I don't see what they can become.

Molly Smith said...

Cute, cute! What a neat idea for a desk at work, give to co-workers, a neighbor. Great project, Ann :)

marie said...

You're so clever Ann! This would be great for my desk at work. Here I go...off to the $ store again!

Antonella said...

You are my hero! A $2.00 project, you could change the colors and go for a Christmas theme, you have something here... Hugs, antonella :-)

Tanya Walton said...

Looks great Ann, I love the way you always see a great item out of nothing...not sure I have the vision for this!

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