This post is sponsored by HP; all opinions are mine. Enter below to win a free HP Photosmart 7520 e-all-in-one printer and supplies! Now that’s my kind of trick-or treating.
Here’s a treat: free printable skeleton Halloween decorations to spook up your table!
My kids are young so I wanted to make festive table decorations for our neighborhood Halloween potluck that weren’t too gory. I started by making a printable skeleton “doily.”
Doilies are typically very sweet and delicate so I liked the idea of combining that throwback sweetness with a little spooky. I loved how the orange skeleton doily turned out so I made green and purple…
And I couldn’t stop! It was like I was possessed by the skeletons and kept making more free printable Halloween table decorations like these printable cup wrappers…
…and these printable place cards and buffet table food markers (that YOU can personalize yourself using Adobe Reader 9, a free download)…
…some printable napkin rings…
…and a festive printable skeleton hanging banner.
My Halloween printables printed beautifully using my new HP Photosmart 7520 e-all-in-one Wireless Color Photo Printer with Scanner, Copier and Fax.
It’s wireless, fast, and the colors printed out really vibrant on the HP Brochure Paper which is cardstock that’s heavier than normal copy paper. I’m super happy with it so far, a very big thank you to HP!
One of my favorite features of the HP Photosmart 7520 e-all-in-one printer is the web-connected apps, which means you can browse things to print from Disney, Highlights, Better Homes and Gardens, and more straight from the printer itself. It’s cool. So far Elise has had me print a ton of coloring pages, and I plan to play around with it for myself too.
I’ll be posting more free fall printables using my HP printer and paper. And keep reading below to enter to win your own HP Photosmart 7520 e-all-in-one printer. Now who says only kids get to trick-or-treat??
Supplies for making DIY Skeleton Halloween Table Decorations:
- Download Kathy’s free Halloween printables PDF: Skeleton Doily, Napkin Rings, Hanging Banner, Cup Wrappers, Place Cards that you personalize yourself using Adobe Reader 9
- Printer (I used the HP Photosmart 7520 e-all-in-one printer and HP 564XL ink cartridges)
- Cardstock paper (I used HP Brochure Paper which turned out really nice)
- Hole puncher, yarn, and tape
How to make DIY Skeleton Halloween Table Decorations:
Download my free printables. I designed them while half-watching X-Files re-runs to get in the mood (which is becoming an annual habit). Print them out; I used my new HP Photosmart 7520 e-all-in-one printer and HP Brochure paper – be sure to enter the giveaway below to win a printer for yourself!
Punch two small holes in each skeleton for the banner.
String yarn through the banner…
…and hang (heh, get it?).
Personalize the place cards by opening up my free place card template in Adobe Reader 9, a free download. Type into the fields to personalize the place cards with your own text.
Then cut out and fold in half. You can fold the back circle down a bit to keep it from rolling. Glue the skeleton onto the front. Add creepy Halloween food and drinks.
Here’s what the prize includes: HP Photosmart 7520 e-all-in-one printer, HP Advanced Photo Paper, HP Brochure Paper, and extra HP 564XL ink cartridges.
To enter for a chance to win: See that little gray box below? Please log in the box below using Facebook, click the green “+1″ entry button and follow the instructions — I’m using a service for this giveaway called Rafflecopter. Good luck!
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The winner will be randomly selected by Rafflecopter and announced on 11/12/2013. I will contact the winner and HP will ship the package to your provided US mailing address. Please note that neither HP, Kathy Beymer nor Merriment Design is responsible for items lost due to shipping or delivery errors.
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