Glowing Tree Eyes Halloween DecorationThese silly tree eyes will be watching those trick or treaters as they approach your door.
Easy Stuffed Pumpkins'Tis the season for pumpkins (almost)! A great way to use up excess fabric pieces for a beautiful fall decoration.
Day of the Dead Milk Gallon SkullHere is an easy and fun way to make a Day of the Dead, or most commonly known as Dia De Los Muertos, decorated skull. Simply use an empty and clean milk gallon jug with the handle facing forward. Use permanent markers or paint brushes and paint. You can also glue on glitter, etc. If you want to give it a cool effect at night, place a tea light on top as shown, or cut a hole at the bottom of the jug and insert it underneath. Enjoy !
Having a Socially Distant HalloweenHalloween is usually a festive time, filled with parties and hordes of costumed children going door to door. This year is a little different with many kids in online schooling and avoiding visiting friends and relatives due to COVID-19. The CDC is recommending extra caution and many states and counties are discouraging trick-or-treating altogether.
Wooden Candy Corn DecorationA little paint and some wood to make these cute and fun Halloween decorations!
Halloween Trick or Treat Books DecorationThese wooden "books" could be painted different colors for different holidays with different names on the sides. This set is for Halloween.
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.
"BOO" Pumpkin SignThis decorative Halloween sign takes a little bit of time but is well worth the effort. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Making a Pop Star MicrophoneHere is a costume microphone for your budding pop star. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Candy Corn TreeThis giant candy corn is a cute Halloween decoration that is easy to make.
Batty Pudding CupsThese cute Halloween themed bat pudding cups are a great way to make your child's school lunch fun. Learn how we made these in this short video.
Halloween Q-Tip SkeletonUse Q-tips and paper to make these cute skeletons for Halloween. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Scrap Wood ScarecrowCute for fall! We had some scraps of "plank" wood leftover from an old backyard playset. My husband cut the planks and screwed and glued the parts together to form a scarecrow with a hat.
Sofa Legs as PumpkinsHere is a cute and fun way to repurpose the legs off an old couch that will be discarded. Many are round shaped. Simply unscrew the legs, paint them, and put a ribbon on top. They are nice decorations for Fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. They can be made into personalized handmade gifts, and balloon string holders too.
Ice Cream Cone CostumeThis is a fairly quick "couples" Halloween costume that I made for my daughter and her boyfriend who works at an ice cream shop.
Halloween Themed Dance Ideas?Halloween is a fun-filled time of trick-or-treating and costume parties. Decorating for a Halloween party is also fun-filled. This page is about creative Halloween party decorations for a school dance.
Wooden Candy Corn DecorationA little paint and some wood to make these cute and fun Halloween decorations!
Trick or Treat Jack-'o-Lantern BucketAfter two years of being trapped at home due to the pandemic, we can finally go out and this time, the city is organizing trick or treat for kids.
Halloween Party Gold Mine Theme?The theme for this year's Halloween party is "The Old West" and we plan to decorate the hallway like an old gold mine. Any ideas on how to create the look of gold on the walls using light? We will have the walls draped in black fabric.
Pattern for Plastic Bag Pumpkin?I am looking for a pattern or suggestion on how to do a pumpkin using plastic bags. Thank you.
Making a Leather Mask?I'm making a leather mask for a Halloween masked ball and I'm going to soak it and let it air dry, so it hardens and retains its shape. I already have paper pieces cut out for the parts, but I want to know how much the leather will shrink before I stitch all the leather together.
Halloween Ideas in the Time of Covid?Let's brainstorm some ideas on how to celebrate Halloween in a time where we need to practice social distancing. How can we have fun and stay safe?
Costume Ideas for Photographers?My photographer husband is going to a Halloween costume party and wants to dress up in some way to include his camera, so he can take pictures there. Does anyone have any ideas?
Decorations for a College Halloween Party?I need ideas for Halloween decorations, I need to decorate the upcoming college Halloween party. Our decor area consists of several trees and a large yard. What ideas do you have that I can fill them up? Please help me by creating a discussion below, thanks for your interest.
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.
Classic Horror Movie Trivia GameThis is a page about classic horror movie trivia game. Plan a Halloween party that will keep everyone entertained with fun games.
Halloween Spider Web Toss GameSpiders and spiderwebs are a classic Halloween theme. These easy to set up kids' party games add fun to any celebration and can have the rules tailored for different age groups.
How to Make Painted Halloween JarsMake your own custom Jack-O-Lantern jars. Here is information about how to make painted Halloween jars.
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.
Recycled Witch WindsockThis is a page about recycled Halloween windsock. Here is a fun way to use empty gallon milk jugs to make Halloween decorations.
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.
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.
Making a Blues Brothers CostumeThis is a page about making a Blues Brothers costume. The Blues Brothers is a classic movie with iconic costumes that are recognized everywhere. With a few key accessories, your Blue Brothers costume will be ready to go in no time.
Making Monster DoughnutsThis page is about making monster doughnuts. Simple decorations can make food really scary for Halloween holiday fun.
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.
Halloween Hot Dog FingersSevered fingers made from hot dogs are the perfect scary treat for your next Halloween party. This is a page about making Halloween hot dog fingers.
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.
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 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.
Spider Web Layered Taco Dip RecipesIt is fun for seasonal and holiday parties to make food that reflects the holiday. This page contains spider web layered taco dip recipes.
35+ Great Halloween CraftsHere are tons of great recycled or easy crafts to get you ready for Halloween. Whether you are making them with your kids or to decorate your adult costume party, there are crafts for every skill level.
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 Party GamesThis is a page about Halloween party games. Games can be an important part of a successful Halloween party.
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 Mason Jar Jack-o'-Lantern Candle HoldersThese candle holders are inexpensive to make and will look great at your next Halloween party. This is a page about turning a mason jar into a jack-o'-lantern candle holder.
Making Spooky Halloween Worm BrowniesAdd gummy worms, cut in half, to the frosting on a batch of brownies. These spooky worm brownies are perfect as a Halloween treat or serve anytime.
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.
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.
Making A Rainbow Brite CostumeThis is a page about making a Rainbow Brite costume. Make a cute costume based on this popular cartoon character.
Making String Cheese Witch BroomsThis is a page about making string cheese witch brooms. These cute Halloween treats are fun and easy to make, you can get the kids involved in this food preparation.
Mummy Enchilada RecipesThis page contains mummy enchilada recipes. Make these cute Halloween enchiladas for a party or family dinner.
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.
Making Halloween Band-Aid CookiesTry these cute, gruesome snacks for your Halloween party or family table. This is a page about making Halloween Band-Aid cookies.
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.
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.
How to Make Mini Sock PumpkinsThese mini sock pumpkins are a great way to use those lone socks that you may have around the house. You can add embellishments if you want or keep them simple.
Crafts Using Hot GlueYou might be surprised how many crafts can actually be made using hot glue. Perhaps you are decorating for Halloween, or want to make a cute inexpensive basket, coin purse, or pendant. Here are some crafts you can make using hot glue.
Painted Halloween GourdsThis page is about painted Halloween gourds. Gourds of all shapes and sizes can be painted to create unique decorations.
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.
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.
How to Make a Cardboard Tube PumpkinRecycle those TP tubes to make this cute fall decoration. You and the kids could work on these together. Make a few for your own paper pumpkin patch. This is a page about how to make a cardboard tube pumpkin.
Making Rice Krispy PumpkinsThis is a page about making rice krispy pumpkins. Rice krispy treats are always a hit; make pumpkin shaped ones for the fall holidays.
Making a Pumpkin Tic Tac Toe GameThis is a page about making a pumpkin tic tac toe game. The mini pumpkins sold as fall decorations can also be used to play tic tac toe on your homemade game board.
Jack-O'-Lantern Snack BagsThis page is about Jack-o'-lantern snack bags. A simple, fun way that you can package Halloween treats.
Making a Paper Autumn Leaf GarlandThis is a page about making a paper autumn leaf garland. These autumn colored paper leaves join together to make a lovely decorative garland.
Making a Candy Corn Pot HolderThis is a page about making a candy corn pot holder. A cute pot holder is a perfect way to get you kitchen in the Halloween spirit.
Making a Mummy Pringles CanThis page is about making a mummy Pringles can. A simple craft to add some fun decoration to your Halloween snack containers.
Paper Plate Pumpkin TambourineYour young crafters will enjoy making this pumpkin tambourine from painted paper plates. This is a page about paper plate pumpkin tambourine.
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.
Spider Ring Ice CubesThese spider ring ice cubes are a fun and festive addition to a Halloween party. This page is about making ice cubes with toy spider rings in them.
Halloween Costume Ideas for CouplesThis is a page about Halloween costume ideas for couples. Trying to come up with a couples Halloween costume can be fun or frustrating. Don't despair, get creative.
Paper Spider Web Halloween CraftHere is a video of my paper spider web project, I hope you will be inspired to make this simple Halloween decoration. I took the paper snowflake technique to make these paper spider webs. These look great taped up to a window, decoupaged to a jar or used as a craft activity with kids. You can make them in different sizes and if you want to make these more precise, use an exacto knife. A little word of advice be careful when cutting through multiple layers of paper. If you decide to do this with littles consider folding the paper less times.
Oregon Ducks PumpkinThis is the pumpkin I painted with acrylic paints for my son this year, he is a huge fan of the University of Oregon football team, so he took it to a tail gate party in November.
Painting PumpkinsInstead of carving a Jack-'o-Lantern in your pumpkin, why not paint it instead. This allows you to use color to create a fun or spooky decoration. The whole pumpkin can be used for pies after Halloween.
Trunk or Treat Firefighting Theme Ideas?I need a theme ideas for fire for trunk or treat. I have a Ford Bronco and do not know how to decorate it like firefighting.
Making a Copy of Lady Gaga's Outfit from Bad Romance Video?I'm open to any suggestions for quickly recreating the outfit Lady Gaga wears with her dancers at the bath haus in the Bad Romance video. I've got snaps, rivets, upholstery thread, and thin white vinyl. I don't have sewing experience or more than a day to get this done.
Video Game Theme Party?My friend and I are throwing a Halloween party and it has a video game theme. We are trying to find blue overalls like the Mario Brothers wear. Do you know where I can get some?
Halloween Decorating Ideas?What are some decorating ideas for Halloween?
Lightweight Mummy Halloween Decoration?My place of work has a door decorating contest every year. This year, my office is planning on entering. We are in need of suggestions on how to make a lightweight mummy, so that we can suspend it from the top of the door frame. Any idea of what materials we could use that would be lightweight and cheap?
Costume Ideas for Someone Who Loves Fantasy and Computer Games?I'm at my wits end. You see my brother can't decide what costume to wear for Halloween. We all have it figured out besides him and as the 31st is getting closer, it's giving us less time to get a costume together. If you have any ideas for a fantasy loving, computer gaming, 11 year old boy then I would be glad for the costume ideas!
Camelot Theme Costumes?I am looking for inexpensive costumes for ladies with a Camelot theme. Something to be used over a black turtleneck and black slacks. Maybe with a headpiece or a coat of arms theme. Any help is greatly appreciated.
"Ghoul-Ade" For HalloweenMix Kool Aid's together with sugar, in large pitcher. Add water and mix. Just before serving, add ginger ale.
How Late Do You Hand Out Candy?What time do you "close up shop" and turn off the porch lights for incoming Trick-or-Treaters on Halloween night? We get so few it is hard to tell when it is time. Many thanks.
Child's Cherry Costume?For a fancy dress competition a small 3 year old child needs to dress as a cherry. I thought, maybe I could make the costume with some kind of paper or cardboard, or something else. Does anyone have any ideas?
How To Paint a Child's Face Like Spiderman?Any suggestions out there for how to paint a child's face for Halloween?
Child's Greek Goddess Halloween Costume?My niece wants to be a Greek goddess for Halloween, but we don't want to order the costume online because we don't know how it will look. Is there anyplace where we can find a dress, shoes, headband, and accessories like those shown in this photo? She is 12 years old.
Making Bumble Bees for a Beekeeper Costume?Does any one know how to make bumble bees for a bee keeper costume or where to buy them?
Decorating with Candy Corn?I am looking for a clever way to present candy corn, please help.
Halloween Themed PartyMy 13 year old daughter wants to have a Halloween party, but she wants it to have 20 of her friends, and have really scary decorations. I said I am OK with it, but it costs way too much money.
Jelly Bean CostumeA cute inexpensive Halloween costume is to get two large pieces of plastic, large enough to cover your body front and back (furniture stores are great places to get this) or use a large clear garbage bag. Tape the bottom and side edges together, but leave openings for your arms and legs. Leave the top open. Blow up assorted colors of balloons and fill the bag.