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Two women in alien costumes.

Making an Alien CostumeThis is a page about making an alien costume. Being a life form from another planet is an easy homemade costume idea. There are a lot of interesting fabrics and even household items that can help you transform into an extraterrestrial.

 

Poke-A-Pumpkin Game

Making a Poke-A-Pumpkin GameThis is a page about making a poke-a-pumpkin game. Make this Halloween or fall festival game for a school or home party.

 

Nightmare Before Christmas Yarn Wreath

Making a Nightmare Before Christmas Yarn...This is a page about making a Nightmare Before Christmas yarn wreath. For the fans of this popular movie, you can make a Halloween wreath using decorative elements from the film.

 

Mini Felt Witch Hat

Making a Mini Felt Witch HatThis is a page about making a mini felt witch hat. This cute little witch hat can be used as part of a variety of Halloween decorations.

 

Mini Pumpkin Candy Bouquet

Making a Mini Pumpkin Candy BouquetThis is a page about making a mini pumpkin candy bouquet. Make this cute candy bouquet to give as a gift or use as a holiday centerpiece.

 

Making Felt Mouse Ears

Making Felt Mouse EarsThis is a page about making felt mouse ears. If you need mouse ears for a costume, making them from felt is a quick and easy way to do it.

 

Finished Halloween Q-Tip Skeleton

Making a Q-Tip SkeletonThis is a simple, fun kids craft to make with your children. This is a page about making a Q-tip skeleton.

 

Making a Robot Costume

Making a Robot CostumeThis page is about making a robot costume. When making this costume, it's important to make sure the masquerader can see well.

 

Boy Dressed as Christmas Elf

Making a Christmas Elf CostumeThis is a page to making a Christmas elf costume. Dressing up as an elf for Christmas or Halloween is a super fun costume for kids and adults alike. Whether you are bringing Christmas cheer to your trick-or-treating or passing out presents Christmas morning, this costume is sure to be a hit.

 

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"Bingo Dauber" Halloween Costume?How do I make a Halloween costume for a bingo dauber?

 

Carving Foam Pumpkins

Carving Foam PumpkinsThis is a page about carving foam pumpkins. Foam pumpkins are an alternative to real ones for your Halloween carving tradition and can be saved to use next year.

 

Making a Crayon Costume

Making a Crayon CostumeThis is a page about making a Crayola crayon costume. Dressing as a crayon is a really cute Halloween costume idea.

 

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Girl Dressed as a Nurse

Making a Nurse CostumeThis is a page about making a nurse costume. The nurse costume is a classic option for Halloween, costume parties or just plain dress-up. From Florence Nightingale to a modern ER nurse this is very popular costume for children and adults alike.

 

Decorations sitting on patio wall.

Making a Milk Jug SkeletonThis is a page about making a milk jug skeleton. Recycled milk jugs are the start to making a Halloween skeleton decoration.

 

Foam Pumpkin

Decorating Foam PumpkinsFoam pumpkins can be purchased inexpensively to use in making your fall and Halloween decorations. They can also be used to make cute faux cactus decor. Decorating the pumpkins themselves is easy and fun. This is a page about decorating foam pumpkins.

 

up close spiderweb

Making a Glitter Glue SpiderwebThis is a page about making a glitter glue spiderweb. A bottle of glitter glue and waxed paper are all you need for this simple Halloween craft.

 

Making an Angel Costume

Making an Angel Costume?This is a page about making an angel costume. A favorite costume idea for Halloween is the angel; kids really like the wings.

 

Making a Mummy Costume

Making a Mummy CostumeThis is a page about making a mummy costume. The mummy has long been a favorite Halloween costume for young and old alike.

 

Tomato Cage Ghosts

Making Tomato Cage GhostsThis is a page about making tomato cage ghosts. Tomato cages find an alternative life as Halloween ghosts in this fun decoration craft.

 

Highlights in eyes.

Making a Milk Jug GhostThis is a page about making a milk jug ghost. Recycle those empty gallon milk jugs into cute lighted Halloween decorations.

 

Native American War Bonnet

Native American War Bonnet (Headdress)...This is a page about a Native American war bonnet pattern. Whether for a Halloween costume or a historical reenactment, you may need to find a pattern for a Native American headdress.

 

Boy Holding up Peace Sign in Hippie Costume

Making a Hippie CostumeThis is a page about making a hippie costume. The hippie costume is easy to do at home and doesn't require purchasing a lot of extras. Many kids and adults love using this colorful costume idea for Halloween.

 

Hanging Paper Pumpkins - two hanging paper pumpkins

How to Make Hanging Paper PumpkinsThese fun to make paper pumpkins start with strips of orange construction paper. They are perfect for hanging on the wall, from the ceiling, or wherever you need a bright seasonal decoration.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Dutch Girl CostumeThis is a page about making a Dutch girl costume. With it's distinctive hats and wooden shoes the Dutch girl is a great inexpensive costume idea for Halloween.

 

Man in a Christmas tree costume.

Making a Christmas Tree CostumeThis is a page about making a Christmas tree costume. Bring the spirit of Christmas to Halloween this year. Try making your own Christmas tree costume. You can also reuse it for a Christmas party or holiday play.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making an Orc Costume (Lord of the Rings)This is a page about making an orc costume. The orcs in Lord of the Rings are very scary creatures indeed. Be the fright of the night with a homemade orc costume. This is a great costume to make for Halloween or cosplay.

 

Pill Bottle Pumpkins

Making Pill Bottle PumpkinsThis is a page about making pill bottle pumpkins. Recycle your empty prescription bottles into these cute treat holders.

 

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Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Batman CostumeNearly every year, Batman is one of the most popular costumes. Making your own Batman costume is a lot of work but can very rewarding. This is a page about making your own Batman costume.

 

Cartoon M&Ms

Making an M&M CostumeThis is a page about making an M&M costume. Dressing for Halloween as this favorite candy would be fun. The hardest part of making this costume will be deciding which color to be.

 

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Adult "Christmas Story" Bunny Costume Pattern?Where can I find a free adult bunny costume pattern? I want one kind of like the one from "A Christmas Story" that Ralphie received as a gift.

 

Photo of Christopher Lee as Dracula.

Making a Dracula CostumeThis is a page about making a Dracula costume. One of the most popular Halloween costumes is Count Dracula. It's a relatively easy costume to put together yourself.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Beatles CostumeThis is a page about making a Beatles costume. The Beatles went through a number of style changes over the years. Whether you are doing it as a group costume or dressing up as your favorite Beatle this is a great costume for parties or Trick-or-Treating.

 

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Holiday Craft Ideas For Fourth Grade?This year I am homeroom mother for fourth graders. Really need some game/craft suggestions for upcoming Halloween party.

 

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Making a Peg Leg for a Pirate Costume?I'm making a pirate movie and I need a realistic non-cheezy peg leg. Can someone help me out?

 

Trick or Treat Candy Surprise Paper Wraps  - 3 wraps, one monster face, a bat, and perhaps a Frankenstein monster

Trick or Treat Candy Surprise Paper WrapsHere's a good treat for Halloween Trick or Treat! Surprise your kids with this cute monster paper candy wrap designed covers for your candies and other goodies to share.

 

Pumpkinscape - decoupaged pumpkin

PumpkinscapeThis is a fun way to have a cute design on a pumpkin without being an artist.

 

CD Pumpkin Wall Decorations - three finished pumpkins on black background

CD Pumpkin Wall DecorationsDo you have old CDs, blank CDs, any kind of CDs you don't need anymore? You can turn them into pumpkin decorations!

 

Pom Pom Spider - glue on eyes

Pom Pom SpiderYou can make cute and simple spiders using pom poms, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. This craft can be done with kids and used in the spider hunt game!

 

Five Minute Felt Pumpkin - finished purple pumpkin with teal embroidery floss tied to twig stem

Five Minute Felt PumpkinMade this cute little felt pumpkin in five minutes!

 

Mummy Decorative Pillow - toilet paper mummy wrapping added

Mummy Decorative PillowOn a budget? Here's how you can transform your existing pillows into this mummy pillow as an accent piece. This will work if you have a lighter set of pillows.

 

Dino Halloween Banner - finished banner

Dino Halloween BannerMake this cute dinosaur banner from cupcake liners, construction paper, and googly eyes. If you have Halloween cupcake liners this would be a cute Halloween themed decoration or you can apply the same concept for a birthday party!

 

Paper Monster Rings - child's hand with a black cat, Jack 'o Lantern, vampire, and Frankenstein ring their fingers

Paper Monster RingsCreate this cute little rings as an addition to your kid's costume. You can draw or print out patterns found on the internet. Let your kids join in while doing this fun craft.

 

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Wooden Fall Pumpkins - finished pumpkin with twine bow and flowers

Wooden Fall PumpkinsThis is a cute wooden, take apart pumpkin that can be used to decorate for Halloween or during the autumn months.

 

Pumpkin Wall Decoration - pumpkins glued to cabinet doors

Pumpkin Wall DecorationHere is another inexpensive/free way of decorating your home for Halloween by cutting out square shaped pumpkins and then adding cut out the faces. They can be taped on the wall, a sliding door, or kitchen cabinets!

 

Witch and Warlock Apothecary  -Potion Bottles - witches' brew bottle

Witch and Warlock Apothecary Potion BottlesI use empty glass bottles that we use every day such as olive oil, salad dressing, liquor bottles, etc. I ask friends and family to save theirs as well. I use left over scraps of fabric, ribbon, yarn, acrylic paint, dollar store Halloween decor, and even things found in the yard.

 

Halloween Sign - finished sign hanging on an over the door hook

Halloween SignThis year we won't be physically handing out candy to trick or treaters. I bought some small bags of candies (in case there will be trick or treaters). We will leave a bucket outside and I will have this sign hung over our camera (Ring) doorbell.

 

Big Garbage Bag Hanging Haunted House - finished house complete with picket fence and spider hanging down

Big Garbage Bag Hanging Haunted HouseHere is a fun and simple way to make a hanging haunted house, using a garbage bag, scissors, and masking tape. This one is about 4x5 ft.!

 

A crocheted pumpkin in a bowl.

Pumpkin Craft IdeasThere are many ways to use the festive pumpkin shape and bright orange color for Halloween and fall themed crafts. Pumpkins can be crafted from fabric, paper or even recycled materials.

 

Yo Yo Covered Papier-mâché Pumpkins - pumpkins on antique oak cabinet next to potted orchids

Making Yo Yo Covered Papier-mâché PumpkinsI started this project some time ago when I was completely enamored with making yo yos for all sorts of potential craft projects. I am sharing them now because the yo yos can be a bit time consuming to make, so it is best to begin this project early. These two pumpkins were fun to make and would be a nice additional to your seasonal decor. Even though the fabric is quite Halloween themed, they can be used as a fall decoration and of course, can be made with any fabric choice.

 

Hanging Bats - bat hanging in the window from a curtain rod

How to Make Hanging BatsThese cute little hanging bats are made using paper towel rolls, black construction paper, and googly eyes. Learn how in the craft project found below.

 

Last Minute Spider Face Mask - all legs in place

Making a Last Minute Spider Face MaskFor a quick Halloween mask give this one a try. It is simple to make and uses items you might already have. The instructions follow.

 

Milk Jug Skulls - two skulls, one with red flowers in the eye sockets

Making Milk Jug SkullsLearn how to mold gallon milk or water jugs to make these amazing decorative skulls for Halloween. The instructions, with accompanying photos, are found below.

 

Bloody Choker Necklace - necklace in woman's neck

Making a Bloody Choker NecklaceGet out your hot glue gun, parchment paper, and red paint. This gruesome, creepy, Halloween necklace is fun to make and wear. Learn how here.

 

Halloween Hair Accessories - spider bobby pin and google eye clip

DIY Halloween Hair AccessoriesThese Halloween hair accessories are inexpensive and easy to make. They can be worn as part of your costume or as a small nod to the day.

 

Hot Glue Spiderweb Bowl - let dry for a couple of hours before filling

Making a Hot Glue Spiderweb BowlUse hot glue to make this spooky spiderweb bowl. It makes a wonderful display piece for Halloween.

 

Yarn Ball Spider Egg Sacs - closeup of craft

How to Make Yarn Ball Spider Egg SacsWrap foam balls with white yarn to fill a bowl with spider egg sacs. Add a decorative spider and you have a fun Halloween decoration.

 

Plastic Bottle Tiara - closeup of the tiara

How to Make a Plastic Bottle TiaraThis sparkly tiara began as a lowly 2 liter plastic bottle. Learn how to make the transformation from recycle plastic to amazing costume or playtime tiara.

 

Jack-'o-Lantern Painted Wine Bottles - bottle painted, with raffia around the neck, hair and a bow tie

DIY Jack-'o-Lantern Painted Wine BottlesRecycle empty glass bottles into these cute Jack-'o-Lantern decorations for the season. Get started with the craft project found below.

 

Cardboard Tube Haunted House - drape cotton over or inside for spiderwebs, sitting in the midst of ivy

Making a Cardboard Tube Haunted HouseReach into your stash of TP and paper towel tubes and set to work making this cute cardboard tube haunted house decoration.

 

A helium tank that has been painted and decorated as a Jack-'o-lantern.

Repurposed Helium Tank Jack-o-LanternRe-purpose a party balloon helium tank by making this fun Jack-o-Lantern yard decoration for the fall season. Learn how below.

 

Bubble Gum Machine Costume - finished costume

Making a Bubble Gum Machine CostumeDecorate a tee shirt with pom poms in a variety of colors and sizes to make this cute bubble gun machine costume. Your children can make this one themselves.

 

Haunted tree decoration made from cardboard.

Making a Haunted Tree DecorationHeavy recycled cardboard and some paint transform a plain tree trunk into a fun haunted tree decoration for Halloween. Learn how to make this fun, scary decoration.

 

Gilligan's Island Costume
with Wearable
SS Minnow Boat

Gilligan's Island Costume with Wearable SS Minnow BoatIf your child is a fan of the vintage TV series Gilligan's Island, why not make this fun costume with a wearable SS Minnow boat? Links to the clothing sources online and instructions for the boat follow.

 

A spooky decorated glass for Halloween.

Spooky Sparkle GlasswareDecorate plain glassware with glitter, glass gems, and more to create a spooky sparkle centerpiece or candle holder.

 

Easy Burglar Costume  - burglar and her dog

Making an Easy Burglar CostumeThis burglar costume is not only easy to make it is inexpensive as well. Learn how on this page.

 

Foil Spiders - four spiders

Making Foil SpidersUse everyday aluminum foil and pipecleaners to make these creepy spider decorations. They are perfect for kids to make for Halloween.

 

Spiderweb Display Sign - finished sign on a small wooden easel

Making a Spiderweb Display SignThis cute decorative Halloween spiderweb display sign begins with a cardboard pizza circle covered with recycled tissue paper. The list of supplies, instructions and photos can be found on this page so that you can make your own.

 

Tulle Masquerade Mask - place ribbon over ears and fasten behind

How to Make a Tulle Masquerade MaskThis amazingly elegant sheer masquerade mask is made using tulle, puffy paint, and glitter. Learn how on this page.

 

Grocery Bag Ghosts

Plastic Bag Ghost DecorationThese grocery bag ghosts can easily be made with items you likely have around the house.

 

A dog dressed as Medusa and another dressed as a soldier being turned to stone.

Making Medusa Turning a Soldier to Stone CostumesFor pet lovers who also enjoy Greek mythology, this project might be just what you are looking for. These Halloween pet costumes are amazing. The instructions for making costumes to portray Medusa turning a soldier to stone can be found on this page.

 

Mini Witch Hat Headband - young woman wearing the mini witch hat

Making a Mini Witch Hat HeadbandThis cute little witch hat headband is perfect for a minimalist Halloween costume when you don't want to go all out.

 

Little Shop of Horrors Costumes - dog dressed up as plant and one as Seymour

Little Shop of Horrors CostumesCreate a Little Shop of Horrors scene with your dogs dressed for their parts. This project includes step by step instructions and photos.

 

Spooky Double Pumpkin Eyeball - finished craft

Making a Spooky Double Pumpkin EyeballA white pumpkin eyeball inside a larger pumpkin. What a fun and creepy Halloween decoration. The instructions and accompanying photos are available on this page.

 

Halloween Taco Accessories for Adults - taco on baseball cap

Halloween Taco Accessories for AdultsLooking for a minimalist adult Halloween costume? This page offers the instructions you will need to make a cute felt taco pin or hat decoration.

 

Hot Glue Spiderweb Jar - finished empty jar

Making a Hot Glue Spiderweb JarDesign a spiderweb on the outside of a glass jar using hot glue. Fill with candy or LED lights to add to your seasonal decorations. Even the spider is crafted using hot glue.

 

Witch Pumpkin Lamp - vertical and horizontal alignments

Making a Witch Pumpkin LampDecorate small glass or plastic jars as witch pumpkins. Add LED lights and display these cute Halloween decorations.

 

Halloween Candy Spiders - spider surrounded by candies

Making Halloween Candy SpidersThese adorable spiders can be made with your favorite Halloween candy and pipe cleaners. They make great party favors or crafts for a kids' party.

 

Cardboard Halloween Napkin Rings - completed napkin rings lying across a plate

Cardboard Halloween Napkin RingsPaint, TP tubes, tissue paper, and googly eyes join forces to help you create these fun Halloween napkin rings. Kids and adults will love them.

 

Halloween Craft Stick Puzzles - two craft stick puzzles

Making Halloween Craft Stick PuzzlesCraft stick puzzles are fun to make and equally fun for young children to play with. Make friendly Halloween themed puzzles following the instructions provided below.

 

Claw Machine with Stuffed Animal Costumes - dogs in costume in the machine

Claw Machine with Stuffed Animal CostumesInclude your pups in the Halloween costume fun with this delightful recreation of an arcade stuffed animal claw machine. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to put together this fun project.

 

DIY Stitches Choker Necklace - necklace on woman's neck

DIY Stitches Choker NecklaceWhip out your hot glue gun and make this excellent stitches choker. It is the perfect addition to many Halloween costumes.

 

Halloween Toothbrush Spray Painting - finished artwork

Making a Halloween Toothbrush Spray PaintingThe whole family can join in on making a Halloween painting. You don't need a can of spray paint to create the sprinkled/spattered effect. Just use an old toothbrush and have fun.

 

Dragon Pumpkin Decoration - finished dragon from the front

Making a Dragon Pumpkin DecorationDecorate a plastic pumpkin to create this fun dragon pumpkin. Let the kids help make this fun mythical monster for Halloween.

 

Paper Coffin Treat Boxes - fill with treats

Making Paper Coffin Treat BoxesFolded paper coffin shaped treat boxes are a fun way to give Halloween treats to friends and coworkers. Learn how to make these cute creepy containers. Let a Twixt bar rise from the dead this Halloween.

 

Snow White and the Undead Dwarves - Snow White being attacked by zombie dwarves

Snow White and the Undead Dwarves CostumeZombies are quite popular these days. Make this ghoulish take on Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs as your Halloween costume this year. The instructions, supplies list, and photos follow.

 

Spiderweb Wreath - view from the front with two plastic spiders attached to the wreath

Making a Spiderweb WreathSpiderweb wreaths are perfect to display for fall and Halloween. There are a number of ways to make a spiderweb motif wreath. Instructions follow.

 

Cardboard Tube Ghosts - mommy, daddy, and baby ghost

Making Cardboard Tube GhostsToilet paper tubes come in handy for so many craft projects. This page offers instructions for making cardboard tube ghosts.

 

Ice Phoenix Costumes - two women wearing the costumes

DIY Ice Phoenix CostumesA twist on the mythical fire powered phoenix, here's a rare type of phoenix that has the power of ice. This is a beautiful bird costume featuring the colors of white, silver, and icy blue.

 

Outer Space Princess Riding Shooting Star Illusion Costumes - full body shot of one person in costume

Making a Space Princess CostumeWhether its an imaginary space princess or the well-known Amidala, you can make a fun space princess costume for costume party or Halloween.

 

Labyrinth Movie Costumes - Sarah and Toby part of the costume

DIY Labyrinth Movie CostumesMake these fun illusionary costumes for the characters of the classic Jim Henson movie Labyrinth, a tribute to the late great David Bowie.

 

A Halloween banner made from paper and clothespins.

Making Halloween BannersHomemade Halloween banners are an easy decoration to make yourself. The possibilities are endless and it is a great way to use up leftover crafting supplies.

 

Mini Rainbows Decorated Pumpkin - finished pumpkin

Making a Mini Rainbows Decorated PumpkinDecorate a faux pumpkin with a rainbow theme using scraps of felt and paper. It is a fun take on traditional Halloween decorations.

 

Enchanting Flower Fairies

Enchanting Flower Fairies CostumesThese colorful flower fairy costumes are intended for adults, but could be altered for a child as well. Detailed instructions and photos are available on this page.

 

Unicorn Halloween Costume - headband and tail

Making a Unicorn Halloween CostumeChildren and adults both enjoy dressing up as unicorns. This page contains instructions and photos to help you make either a child's outfit or a pretty unicorn headband.

 

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor Tag - arrange pumpkins and bat on tag and glue in place

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor TagThese adorable Halloween pumpkin and bat tags are made using a paper punch. They are easily customized and are a great way to use up scraps of paper you may have leftover from other projects.

 

DIY Pumpkin and Ghost Halloween Favor Tag - collage photo fo mini pumpkins, cord and tag tied to a pumpkin

Halloween Favor TagsMake some cute little tags for your Halloween favors. They are fun to make and the possibilities are numerous. The list of supplies used and instructions can be found on this page.

 

Melted Crayon as Halloween Favors - remove crayon from the mold

DIY Melted Crayon as Halloween FavorsThese Halloween themed molded crayons are a great way to use up old, broken crayons. They are a great kids craft or a perfect candy alternative to hand out on Halloween.

 

You're My Boo Card - finished card

Making a 'You're My Boo' Halloween CardIf you enjoy cardmaking, you probably look for ideas for almost any event or occasion. Make this cute Halloween card for a friend or significant other. This page contains the instructions for making a "You're My Boo" Halloween card.

 

Hanging Halloween Themed Hoop Decoration - finished decoration hanging on brick fireplace

Making a Hanging Halloween Themed Hoop DecorationHanging Halloween decorations are a fun addition to the rest of your seasonal decor. Learn how to make a Halloween themed hoop decoration, including the floral wire hoop.

 

Blowing Fire Costume Accessory - finished fire accessories

Making a Fire Breathing Costume AccessoryIf you or your child is dressing as a dragon, you will want to make this accessory to provide the fiery breath. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to make a fire breathing costume accessory.

 

A decorated witch hat on a door.

Decorating a Dollar Tree Witch HatCrafting does not need to be expensive. This project begins with a witch hat frame from the Dollar Store. You can decorate it with things in your stash or get some friends together to share the expense. Read on for instructions for making a witch hat decoration.

 

Fortune Teller Costume - ball

Making a Fortune Teller CostumeThe mystery associated with a fortune teller, makes this a great Halloween costume choice. This page contains tips and photos for putting together a fortune teller costume for Halloween or another occasion.

 

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Paper Monster Rings - child's hand with a black cat, Jack 'o Lantern, vampire, and Frankenstein ring their fingers

Paper Monster RingsCreate this cute little rings as an addition to your kid's costume. You can draw or print out patterns found on the internet. Let your kids join in while doing this fun craft.

 

Five Minute Felt Pumpkin - finished purple pumpkin with teal embroidery floss tied to twig stem

Five Minute Felt PumpkinMade this cute little felt pumpkin in five minutes!

 

Trick or Treat Candy Surprise Paper Wraps  - 3 wraps, one monster face, a bat, and perhaps a Frankenstein monster

Trick or Treat Candy Surprise Paper WrapsHere's a good treat for Halloween Trick or Treat! Surprise your kids with this cute monster paper candy wrap designed covers for your candies and other goodies to share.

 

Yo Yo Covered Papier-mâché Pumpkins - pumpkins on antique oak cabinet next to potted orchids

Yo Yo Covered Papier-mâché PumpkinsI started this project some time ago when I was completely enamored with making yo yos for all sorts of potential craft projects. I am sharing them now because the yo yos can be a bit time consuming to make, so it is best to begin this project early. Even though the fabric is quite Halloween themed, they can be used as a fall decoration and of course, can be made with any fabric choice.

 

Dino Halloween Banner - finished banner

Dino Halloween BannerMake this cute dinosaur banner from cupcake liners, construction paper, and googly eyes. If you have Halloween cupcake liners this would be a cute Halloween themed decoration or you can apply the same concept for a birthday party!

 

Snow White and the Undead Dwarves - Snow White being attacked by zombie dwarves

Snow White and the Undead DwarvesI love taking regular Halloween costumes and giving their storyline a bit of a twist. This year, the narrative of Snow White and the Seven Dwarves met a terrifying zombie apocalypse. The dwarves turned first, then got ahold of Snow. Obviously, it's a bit of a cute joke costume as I used little plush dwarf dolls for the planned attack.

 

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Glue being applied to the end of a Halloween Yo Yo Tree.

Halloween Yo Yo TreeSmall fabric "yo yos" can be made from any scrap fabric and used for a variety of projects. Here they are combined to create a cute decorative Halloween tree. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

Paper Plate Candy Corn Garland

Paper Plate Candy Corn GarlandHere is a cute idea for making a candy corn garland using paper plates. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

A Jack-o'-Lantern made from a paper plate.

Paper Plate Jack-O'-LanternHere is a cute Halloween craft using paper plates and hand tracings. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

A black cat made with paper plates.

Paper Plate Black CatHere's a cute kids' craft that uses paper plates and paint to make these spooky cats. Learn how to make them in this short video.

 

A skeleton made from white Q-Tips.

Halloween Q-Tip SkeletonUse Q-tips and paper to make these cute skeletons for Halloween. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

A mantle pennant made in Halloween patterned fabric.

Halloween Mantel PennantsDress up a boring fireplace mantle with this decorative pennant made from Halloween themed fabric triangles. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

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Witch Spider Pumpkin Home Decor - spider wearing a witch hat headband

Witch Spider Pumpkin Home DecorA black foam pumpkin, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, and a witch hat headband combine to make this cute witch spider seasonal decoration. Other types of pumpkins can also be used, just warm up the hot glue.

 

Pumpkinscape - decoupaged pumpkin

PumpkinscapeThis is a fun way to have a cute design on a pumpkin without being an artist.

 

Simple Bat Garland/Bat Wall Decorations - closeup of the garland on the closet doors

Simple Bat Garland/Bat Wall DecorationsYou can make Halloween decorations without spending money with items you already have at home. I made this simple bat garland and made extra to decorate the walls.

 

Mummy Decorative Pillow - toilet paper mummy wrapping added

Mummy Decorative PillowOn a budget? Here's how you can transform your existing pillows into this mummy pillow as an accent piece. This will work if you have a lighter set of pillows.

 

Witch Doctor and Shrunken Head Costumes - finished witch doctor and shrunken head

Witch Doctor and Shrunken Head CostumesThese elaborate pet costumes are actually relatively easy to make if you follow the instructions on this page. Transform your dogs into a witch doctor and a shrunken head.

 

Ghost Candy & Display Stand - ghost display part of a Halloween decoration including a sign and pumpkin

Ghost Candy & Display StandIf you have lollipop candies this would be even easier to transform into a ghost. We like Lindt chocolates (but with any circular/ball candies you can use this method).

 

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