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Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Footprint Ghost

I honestly cannot figure out where I first saw this adorable idea, but loved it so much, I think we have a new Halloween tradition…footprint ghosts! What a fun way to record your child’s foot size each year, or make super cute cards to mail to grandparents.P1020315

Just cover your child’s foot in white paint and press it down on black construction paper. My boys loved this and kept begging me to paint their feet more :).

After the paint is dry, use black paint or a marker to draw eyes and a mouth. You can hang this up or cut it out to make a card. Like I said, adorable, right?!P1020316

I’ll be linking up to Nifty Thrifty Tuesdays, Anything Related, Works For Me Wednesday, Penny Pinching Party, Hoo’s Got Talent, Kids Get Crafty, What Are Little Boys Made Of? ,and Preschool Corner Friday.

10 comments:

  1. By the way, I'm a new follower and I tweeted this post b/c I like the idea so much!

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  2. Seems my 1st comment didn't go through. Thanks for stopping by http://www.mama-press.com. I plan to pick up some white paint and do this craft w/ my kids, they'll love it!

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  3. Oh my gosh! We're totally doing this. LOVE IT! Thank you :)

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  4. What a wonderful tradition! I bet the grandparents adore this :D

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  5. We made something similiar to this last year...they are really cute.

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  6. What a great idea and so simple! I love simple! lol

    Following you on GFC, Twitter and Facebook through the Wednesday blog hop. I invite you to visit my blog and follow back. Thanks for all the great ideas! : )

    Julie from Stlavonlady Beauty Tips and Tricks, Savings & More!

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  7. oooh I see some ghost cards in our near future. Hey Judy where do you buy paint and what kind is it??? I'm about out of stuff we got as a gift and want to get some more.
    thanks!

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  8. What a cute idea! Love all the great ideas you have!

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  9. AWESOME! My kids are going to LOVE this! Thanks Judy! :) Heather

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  10. Oooh these ghosts are soooo cute! And I love that you made them into cards!

    Thanks for linking on Kids Get Crafty!

    Maggy

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