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Recipe: Grandma Dora’s Bonfire Toffee

As promised, here is the recipe for my Grandma Dora’s famous bonfire toffee…  this is a recipe I was hesitant to share when I first published it in 2009!  After 3 years it deserves a reblog – which I may well do every year, as that and my TOFFEE APPLES are brilliant for Halloween, Bonfire […]
November 05, 2012 by Jacqui P

Happy Halloween!

HAPPY HALLOWEEN folks!  Well the day is finally upon us and the kids are geared up for tricking and treating tonight with their home decorated bags…  judging by the sales of our Halloween Decorations, it seems likes lots of you are celebrating in style! We had our own kids party at the weekend – and […]

Halloween: BOO Bling

  Following on from my BLING CAT diy last week – I also decoupaged some ready made letters for our Halloween Party which I thought I would share.  The letters can be bought individually from HOBBY CRAFT and I decoupaged them using the same technique – with BLACK tissue paper and GLIMMER GOLD MOD PODGE […]
October 30, 2012 by Jacqui P

Halloween: Printable Garland Skulls Decoration

Inspired by the colourful Day of the Dead Mexican Celebration (on 1st November), we think these Halloween Printable Garland Skulls Decoration by TheDollCityRocker are a brilliantly colourful alternative for Halloween.
October 26, 2012 by Jacqui P

DIY: Halloween Cat – Metallic Paper Bling Decoupage

So for the final DIY of our Pearl and Earl Halloween Papier Mache / Decoupage series we (and by that I mean my kids) decided to create something a little different!  You can decoupage your Papier Mache Halloween Cat in much the same way as the Halloween Bat Tutorial.  However to show you something a […]
October 25, 2012 by Jacqui P

DIY: Halloween Bat – Part 2 – Decoupage & Finish

Following on from my Halloween Bat post and Part 1 of the DIY yesterday, you will now be ready to Decoupage your Bat or Cat.  To do this I created and used my own Halloween paper covered in bats, but you can use any old or new papers that you like (they dont have to […]
October 24, 2012 by Jacqui P

DIY: Halloween Bats and Cats Part 1 – Papier Mache

Following my blog post last week about our Paper Mache and Decoupage Cats and Bats – here is the promised DIY Part 1 – the paper mache / modelling bit. You will need: Old newspaper or recycling paper Masking Tape Kitchen Roll Flour Water Pan The Papier Mache stage involves creating a stabling, contoured model […]
October 23, 2012 by Jacqui P

DIY: Papier Mache Halloween Cats and Bats

Halloween has arrived at Pearl and Earl HQ and we have a LOT of paper decorations!.. a sneaky peek of some I posted here.  But no Halloween is complete without a little bit of DIY – especially if it is child friendly – as then it gives you something to entertain the troops in half […]
October 18, 2012 by Jacqui P

Party Style: Halloween Decs in full effect at HQ

HALLOWEEN has arrived in full effect at HQ this week.. and we have a super chic selection of paper decorations to add a little paper bling chic to your celebrations. Our Paper Honeycomb Balls come in our own dyed shades of retro orange and midnight black.. then we have matching garlands, fringe festooning, paper striped […]

Party: Halloween Moustache Stickers

Carrying on the Moustache theme from yesterday I found these bad boys by saralukecreative.  Halloween is looming and if you fancy something a little alternative for your celebrations we are loving these super easy stick on moustaches.  You get the full pack of 4 and even better there is no mess and they will last […]
October 16, 2012 by Jacqui P