DIY | Halloween Mario BOO Ghosts

Hi everyone and happy almost Halloween! I’ve been sitting on this DIY for a couple of years now and just haven’t gotten around to sharing it.

You can make this super easy DIY Mario BOO decoration just in time for Halloween! I’t so simple and anyone can make it.

Kyla Is Inspired | Mario BOO Ghost DIY


Kyla Is Inspired | Mario BOO Ghost DIY


  1. Download the Boo template
  2. Cut out your Boo shape in the white foam
  3. Using the glitter Mod Podge, apply a thin coat along the foam. I did 2 coats – you can add more depending on desired sparkle level
  4. I applied the glitter paint in select areas – along Boo’s tail and bottom to give some sparkle “shading”. This paint has large flecks of silver sparkle, so it will apply a bit chunkier than all over Mod Podge.
  5. Using the template as a guide, use a sharpie to draw in his face and arm.
  6. Make as many Boo’s as you want!
  7. Kyla Is Inspired | Mario BOO Ghost DIY

    Here’s a little shot of Peach and Boo from last Halloween!

    Kyla Is Inspired | Mario BOO Ghost DIY

    What kinds of geeky DIY projects do you like to do at halloween? If you make this project, let me know! I would love to see it.


    Note this post was sponsored by Plaid Crafts, who provided the materials to create this project

Posted by Kyla in crafts, diy, geek, nerdy, sponsored, 2 comments

Nerdy Gift Guide | Ugly Sweaters

Welcome to this year’s Nerdy Gift Guide, Part I! For the first part of this series, I wanted to share something we can all relate to: ugly sweaters! I’ve worn my share of ugly sweaters in the past, but never anything “nerdy”. This year that changes! Here are some of my favorites, ranging from Game of Thrones, to Crunchyroll, to Portal. Hopefully there’s something for everyone:

Kyla Is Inspired | Ugly Sweater Gift Guide

one | Pikachu Sweater

two | The Christmas Cake Is A Lie

three | Winter Is Coming Sweater

four | Crunchyroll Hime Sweater

five | Super Christmas Bros

six | Star Trek Sweater

seven | Christmasvania Sweater

Will you be attending any ugly sweater parties this year? I personally have my eye on the Crunchyroll sweater…if you have any other sweater ideas, let me know!

Posted by Kyla in geek, gift guide, holiday, nerdy, 1 comment