DIY Fake Halloween Cookie Magnets with Collage Clay

fake halloween cookie magnets Create fake Halloween cookie magnets with Collage Clay and wood craft shapes.  We grabbed the wood craft shapes from Michaels and base coated them with a gingerbread color paint before we “iced” them with Collage Clay!

collage clay is in the mod podge section

Collage Clay is in the Mod Podge section at Michaels and online at Amazon.

fake halloween cookies mod lodge collage clay

How To!

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1. Mix a little FolkArt acrylic paint with Collage Clay in a cup.  We used Yellow, Orange, Black and Green.

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2. Using a plastic knife, ice the faux cookies (wood shapes that were pre-painted with gingerbread colored paint).

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3. Fill a piping bag with tinted Collage Clay and being to add the details. Allow to dry.

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4. Glue magnets to the back of the shapes.

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DIY Faux Sugar Skulls with Collage Clay by Mod Podge

diy faux sugar skulls with collage clay

 Faux Sugar Skulls with Collage Clay!

It’s as easy as pie to make everlasting sugar skulls with Mod Podge Collage Clay.  You can tint the Collage Clay with FolkArt acrylic paint.  We used piping bags and various piping tips to create the different looks.

Video Tutorial!

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Faux Decoden ~ Kids Crazy Pumpkin with Buttons and Eyes from Michaels

decoden crazy pumpkin

Buttons and googly eyes are just what the pumpkin ordered!  For this pumpkin we attached all the trinkets with Hot Glue.  If you are making this with kids be sure to wear your hot glue finger caps from Mod Podge.  #noburns

mod podge finger caps


To make the pumpkin, we first Mod Podged a skull to the pumpkin.  Then we hot glued ribbons, bits and baubles all over the pumpkin.


DIY Burlap and Spider Pumpkin

burlap and spider pumpkin We are smitten with this spider printed burlap!  Oh la la ~ i love it so!  It is perfect for making burlap ribbon.  We just cut it into strips and gently frayed the edges.


For the pumpkin we first Mod Podged paper spider webs to the pumpkin.  Then we attached spider embellishments to the webs.

IMG_4045 The spider embellishments started as spider charms.  We clipped off the loop with nippers.

IMG_4041 We coated the background with Mod Podge.

IMG_4049 Last we sprinkled glitter over the charm and let it dry.


We used hot glue to attach to the pumpkin.

Make a Ghostly Candy Bowl with Cheese Cloth and Mod Podge

candy corn halloween bowl cheese cloth

This ghostly candy bowl began as a plastic bowl from the dollar store. The cheese cloth is attached with Mod Podge – it dries fast so you can make this last minute with awesome results!

What you need….
Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 16 oz.
Foam paintbrush
Large clear plastic bowl
Cheesecloth – 2 yards
Hot glue
Ornament balls
Paper flowers


1. Place the bowl upside down on a tall sturdy object so it is about 5” from your work surface. Coat the outside of the bowl with a thick layer of Mod Podge.

2. Cut the cheesecloth into 5 pieces; place the pieces in the Mod Podge on the bowl. (let the pieces hand over the edge in a ghostly manor) Add more Mod Podge to the cheesecloth until it is completely glued to the bowl. Allow to dry.

3. Using hot glue attach lace, feathers, balls, flowers, etc. to the edge of the bowl. Fill with candy.

DIY Potion Bottles for a Creepy Halloween

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Mod Podge and moss are a creepy combination when paired with funky shaped bottles and Halloween labels.

FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Orange, 5 oz.
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Purple, 5 oz.
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Black, 5 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Purple, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Autumn Leaves, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 4 oz.
Foam paintbrush
3 odd shaped bottles
3 cork bottle toppers
Book pages
Spooky labels clipart
Hot glue gun
3 Black plastic spiders


Notes: Each bottle can be totally different. Use your imagination and to create different looks using the above materials.

1. Prep the bottles by painting a base coat of either Purple or Autumn Leaves FolkArt paint anywhere you want to have glitter.

2. Once dry, apply 2 coats of Extreme Glitter over the FolkArt paint. Use Purple over Purple and Orange over Autumn Leaves.

3. Tear the book pages into strips that will fit around the bottles. The strips can go around the neck, the base or the center of the bottles. Apply the strips to the bottle using Mod Podge.

4. Cut around the spooky label clipart and apply to the bottles using Mod Podge. Smooth your brushstrokes.

5. Hot glue the corks, ribbons and moss to the bottles.

6. Apply Black Extreme Glitter to the spider. Once dry, hot glue to the bottles.

Book Page Spider Pumpkin with Glitzy Yarn

yarn and spider mod podge pumpkin

Book Page Spider Pumpkin with Glitzy Yarn

What we used:

Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Black, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Artists Pigments™ – Pure Black, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 16 oz.
Foam pumpkin
Foam paintbrush
Punched paper spiders
Gold sparkle yarn
Hot glue


1. Paint the pumpkin with two coats of Pure Black paint. Allow to dry. Top-coat the pumpkin with Black Extreme Glitter.

2. Apply paper punched spiders to the pumpkin with Mod Podge. Coat the back of the paper with Mod Podge Gloss, Position onto the pumpkin, smooth with your fingers. Wait 15 minutes and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge Gloss.

3. Hot glue sparkle yarn to the ridges of the pumpkin and around the stem of the pumpkin.

PROJECT TIP: Old book pages are perfect for punching and creating texture on a project.

DIY Halloween Charm Bracelet with Mod Podge Podgeables

diy mod podge halloween charm bracelet walmart


Podgeable Shape from Mod Podge are perfect for creating charms!  This Halloween bracelet was a snap to make!

What we used:

Mod Podge ® Podgeable Clear Shapes
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Mod Podge ® Dimensional Magic, 2 oz.
Halloween Scrapbook Paper (small images)
Gem Glue
Silver Chain
Toggle Clasp
Rhinestone Dangles


Walmart charm bracelet supplies

1. Trace the Podgeable shapes over Halloween themed scrapbook paper. Cut out the designs. Do this for each shape.

2. Apply a thin coat of Mod Podge to the top of the Podgeable square and to the back of the cut paper. Position the paper on the Podgeable. Smooth with your fingers to remove any air-bubbles. Apply a top-coat of Mod Podge to the photo. Dry for 2 hours. Do this for each shape.

3. Using gem glue, attach rhinestones to the Podgeable shape. Allow to dry completely before moving onto the next step.

Walmart charm bracelet Dimensional Magic

4. Place the Podgeable shapes on a hard flat surface. Cover the square Podgeable with Dimensional Magic. Begin around the outer edge, work around the rhinestones and fill until the entire shape is covered. Dry for 24 hours in an undisturbed and non-drafty place. TOP: if you get an air-bubble, pop with a sewing pin.

5. Using pliers and jumprings, attach a toggle clasp to a bracelet length of chain. The most common sizes are 6.5”, 7” and 8”.

6. Begin in the center of the chain, using a jumpring, attach a Podgeable charm to the center of the chain. Evenly space and attach the remaining 4 Podgeable charms. In between each charm, attach a rhinestone dangle with a jumpring.


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Tip: When using jumprings, never pull them open. With a pair of pliers in each hand, hold one side the jumpring in one pliers and the other side in the other pliers. The split should be facing up. Move the pliers in a circle motion away and toward your chest to open the jumpring. Attach to your project and close by repeating the circle motion.

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Painted Spooky Tree Pumpkin

tree painted mod podge pumpkin

Painting on pumpkins is a snap with FolkArt paints.  The paper leaves and pumpkins were cut from scrap paper and applied with Mod Podge!  Super easy and spooky!

What we used:
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Orange, 5 oz.
FolkArt ® Artists Pigments™ – Pure Black, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Metallics – Gunmetal Gray, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Coffee Bean, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.
Large foam pumpkin
Medium round paintbrush
Book pages
Pumpkin-themed scrapbook paper


Using black paint and a round paintbrush paint a spooky tree on the surface of the pumpkin. Use the image as a guide.

Paint over the black paint with coffee bean brown. Add small highlights with gunmetal gray. With a dry brush add wispy brushstrokes from the branches and base of the tree. Allow to dry.

Cut small paper leaves from the book pages. Using Mod Podge as a glue, attach the leaves to the branches of the trees. Top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.

Cut pumpkins from scrapbook paper, apply a coat of Mod Podge to the back of the pumpkins, position onto the pumpkin at the base of the tree, press with your fingers and top-coat with a layer of Mod Podge.

Add glitter highlights with Extreme glitter to the pumpkins and base of the tree.

Paint the stem of the pumpkin black.

DIY Halloween Spider Frame ~ Made with Mod Podge!

mod podge spider frame


For this haunted Halloween frame we used a Spider-themed paper punch to create the black spiders.  The papers and spiders are all attached with Mod Podge.

Gather This:
Wood frame
Foam paintbrush
Scrapbook papers
Old Book pages
Paper punched spiders
Ribbon for outer edge of frame
Plaid ® Hot Glue Gun Helpers
FolkArt ® Extreme Glitter™ – Orange, 5 oz.
FolkArt ® Acrylic Colors – Engine Red, 2 oz.
FolkArt ® Metallics – Pure Gold, 2 oz.
Mod Podge ® Gloss, 8 oz.


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Basecoat the frame with gold paint. Allow to dry. Tear the scrapbook paper into strips that will fit around the frame. Apply a coat of Mod Podge to the frame and to the back of the paper. Position the paper onto the frame, press with your fingers to smooth any air bubbles and top coat with an additional layer of Mod Podge.

Paint the frame and over the paper with orange Extreme Glitter. Allow to dry. Add a layer of torn paper book pages over the scrapbooking paper in the same fashion as in step 1.

Glue paper punched spiders to the frame with Mod Podge. Top coat each one with more Mod Podge. Allow to dry.

Hot glue gems to the frame and ribbon around the outer edge.