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Weekly Challenge #70

AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,425 Community Manager
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Hey everyone,

Halloween is coming up soon and for this week's challenge we've lots of ideas for Halloween crafts you can make. If you decide to make something post a photo of it below, we'd love to see what you've made :) 

1. Halloween origami - make a pumpkin, bat or cat! There's lots of instructions on how to make one here.
2. Paper pumpkins (instructions here)
3. Baking - bake some Halloween cookies (recipe here)
4. Paper bats (instructions here)
5. Vampire bookmark (instructions here)
6. Carve a pumpkin - check out these instructions over on the BBC Good Food website. 

We hope you have fun taking part in this week's challenge! If you have any other craft ideas, let us know about them below :) 

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Weekly Challenge #70 7 votes

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Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤

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  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,774 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix
    edited October 2018
    I gave up trying to make the one in the actual link so just did this really plan shitty spiderweb one lol


    Aife
  • AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,425 Community Manager
    That's really good @Shaunie! Love the spider web theme too :) 
    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,774 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix
    Ah ive just started making a cake with my sister and gunna try and makw a halloween cake with spider web. But will probably be shit. But will post after if not too bad aha
  • AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,425 Community Manager
    Aw that's exciting @Shaunie I'm looking forward to seeing the cake you make. I might bake something Halloweeny this weekend, I'll post a picture too if I do :) 
    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤
    Shaunie
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,774 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix


    Here it is 🙃🕷🕸
     I find when i am a few steps away and i squint my eyes looks quite good 😂🙃
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,774 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix

    The spiders have eaten so much of it already! :( Lolll. 



    Every year i try to crave a pumkin. Have brought a pumkin carving kit but not an actual pumkin yet
  • AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,425 Community Manager
    Wow this is such a good cake @Shaunie! Love the spider decorations!
    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,774 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix
    edited October 2018
    Ah Thank you
     
    If im still not sleeping the day away an feel better & have energy to leave my bed will be carving pumkin today & i have work off sick so probs will lol🙃🙃

    @Aife did you bake anything ?
  • AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,425 Community Manager
    Heyy,

    I did do some Halloween baking! I baked some cookies and made ghost marshmallows (don't ask what happened to the one on the right...)!


    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤
  • AbigailAbigail Carer/musician Posts: 690 Incredible Poster
    Aife said:
    Heyy,

    I did do some Halloween baking! I baked some cookies and made ghost marshmallows (don't ask what happened to the one on the right...)!


    Aife there amazing!!! The one on the right you could just say that it was scaring someone. 

    I haven't done any halloweenie like always 😛
    Some people think I am unhappy. I'm not. I just approach silence in the world that never stops talking.
    Aife
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,774 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix
    Ah that looks really good @Aife
  • ShaunieShaunie Posts: 13,774 Born on Earth, Raised by The Mix
    My pumkin looks so bad 😭😂😂😂 omg lol. Well i tried 😂😂😂😂😂

  • AifeAife LondonPosts: 2,425 Community Manager
    edited October 2018
    It's really good @Shaunie
    Maybe somethings don't get better, but we do. We get stronger. We learn to live with our situations as messy and ugly as they are. We fix what we can and we adapt to what we can't. Maybe some of us will never fully be okay, but at least we're here. We're still trying. We're doing the best we can. That's worth celebrating too ❤
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