Halloween-Crafts

Getting (Witch) Crafty: Making a Spooky Spellbook II

Will this handmade DIY decor project turn out a treat? Or is it too tricky for us?

The witching hour is almost upon us, and that means it’s time to finish up our spooky spellbook upcycling project to see if it’s worth all the trouble. The magic spell calls for an old textbook, some plastic toys and a touch of paint. Subtract any real painting talent or expertise, and add a dash of enthusiasm… and you get…

Getting (Witch)Crafty: Making a Spooky Spellbook

Can we make Pinterest-worthy dream decor out of old textbooks and decoupage? Or is this thing destined for the dumpster?

If you’re a dedicated Halloween haunter whose decorating instincts have been stymied by this season’s supply-chain woes, you’re not alone. Halloween decor has been scarce in local stores, and the big day is almost here. Fortunately, the Morning Show is here to help. If you can’t buy your Halloween decor, why not try making it, instead? Armed with way too…

Trunk or Treat at BOOnanzaville

Bonanzaville hosted a trick-or-treat event for kids.

WEST FARGO, N.D.– During most of the year, Bonanzaville is the host of 41 buildings that visitors can explore to learn more about North Dakota history, but on Saturday, it was the host of hundreds of people, lots of candy, and spooky decorations. “For the first annual it was a big surprise, but we are very happy with how many…

West Fargo library hosts Tricks & Treats

Library staff handed out treats at Tintes Park.

FARGO, N.D.– The West Fargo Library is sharing the Halloween spirit with members of the community. Families showed up to Tintes Park where they were met by library staff in costumes who were ready to hand out treats. Instead of the usual candy, kids received coloring pages and activities to do at home. The library also hosted a raffle as…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Death by Chocolate Mousse

If you've got to go, go with a smile.

The name alone sounds forbidding. Chocolate mousse is pretty widely considered one of the most alluringly sinful desserts around, but while a lot of us enjoy eating it, many of us have never tried it before. And when you consider the spooky factor of the cemetery, plus construction of a hand-lettered sugar cookie coffin and those delicate little fondant decorations…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Ghost Ganache Layer Cake, Part 2

We're taking the scary out of making the most elegant sweets for the season.

By now, you’ve probably watched the first part of our Nichole’s Ghost Ganache Layer Cake and thought to yourself, “This isn’t so bad. I could pull that off.” And then you realize that the cute little meringue ghosts on top are made of a combination of hot sugar syrup and whipped egg whites in a seven-minute frosting recipe, and you…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Ghost Ganache Layer Cake

Dark, delicious and surprisingly do-able. We break it down into steps for you.

It’s the second in our series with one of the region’s most renowned bakers. Nichole Hensen, the owner for Fargo-based Nichole’s Fine Pastry, has been creating and selling some of the Upper Midwest’s most sought-after desserts for 16 years now. She teamed up with Ghoul Morning to show us step-by-step demonstrations of how you can make homemade versions of her…

LIVE: Glamour Ghouls

Makeup that can enchant anyone.

Halloween is a time when you really want to knock ’em dead, whether your look is freaky, fun or purely fabulous. But when it comes time to head out on the Halloween town, if you want your look to slay, there are some things you need to remember. Your makeup job has got to survive the evening’s festivities, and it…

Nichole’s Halloween Baking Series: Perfect Pumpkin Cookies

Learning the tricks behind making the treats.

It’s Halloween, and you want to show some extra love to all the little trick-or-treaters, Halloween partygoers, and school friends by making them something delicious and homemade. There’s just one problem: working with fondant terrifies you more than any fright-fest you’d find at a haunted house or graveyard. Not to worry, because one of the region’s best-loved pastry chefs is…

LIVE: Gore-geous Handmade Halloween Crafts

From spook-ling ghosts to bloody candles dripping in elegance, you can make them all yourself.

Unglued’s Ashley Morken is the founder one of the region’s most delightful destinations for all things handmade. And this time of year, when you’re haunted with dreams of handmade and DIY Halloween decor, she’s the person to turn to. So (super-)naturally, the Morning Show invited Morken to join us live in studio for a Ghoul Morning segment on how to…