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Yikes! Someone Call Pest Control – Creepy Wall Silhouettes

Dear fellow mouse loving bloggers who have adorned your homes with these adorable mice silhouettes,

I admit it, I’ve been envious of your vermin. But, I knew I didn’t want to look all over town for those Martha Stewart mice silhouettes. So I thought I could buy them online. Low and behold, I stumbled across the tutorial to make your own! Thank you Martha. So, I downloaded the template here.

And, we set about cutting our own out of construction paper. I remembered that I had saved the excess chalkboard vinyl material from this Wallies set.

So, we used the excess to cut the mice and some other creepy critters I drew.

I’m sharing the template with you so you can make your own out of construction paper or if you happen to keep everything have some black vinyl laying around. (Simply click on the image below to view a larger size template.)

The boys had fun decorating.

And they just love trying to pet the spiders.

I just adore how my boys are fearless of creepy crawlies (both wall art and the real deal.)

Anyone else not afraid of spiders? I don’t like them in my house (and I’ve been known to kill a black widow), but I recognize that they are necessary in my yard (NOT IN MY HOUSE!)

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  1. Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming
    Stephanie Lynn @Under the Table and Dreaming says:

    Love the spider version! Great idea! Hope you are enjoying your weekend! ~ Stephanie Lynn

  2. Alyssa
    Alyssa says:

    These are on my 'must do this week' list, specifically the mice and now the spiders. Thanks for the templates for those, too!

  3. Houseful of Handmade
    Houseful of Handmade says:

    This is such a cute idea! I have black vinyl coming next week that may just have to turn into a couple spiders. Came over from Tatertots and Jello.

  4. kathie
    kathie says:

    Hilarious! There are a couple of spider rings floating around here & it is totally freaking me out when i see one on the floor, even though rationally I know they're not real. Your's are so cute & festive!

  5. michelle
    michelle says:

    I love them! Ok, I took the easy way out and purchased the mice and spiders, but know I can use the templates for the bats!

  6. LDH
    LDH says:

    Thank you for sharing the link for these templates! I saw these little mice on another blog and thought they were so cool (this coming from someone who is totally skeeved by real mice). Guess what is going on my stair steps… my grandchildren have a wacky Mom-Mom!

    Kindly, ldh

  7. Sawdust and Paperscraps
    Sawdust and Paperscraps says:

    B, I LOVE those spiders. Totally making some of those babies! Thanks for not making me look all over town for the template!


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