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.
Pumpkin Pendant from Wire and Hot GlueMake this pumpkin pendant to complete your Halloween look. It is very simple, easy and inexpensive to make. This Halloween pumpkin pendant is suitable for making the necklace, bag pendant, keychain.
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.
Yarn Pumpkin-Shaped DecorationMany people know how to make mache pumpkins out of paper, glue and balloon. Also, some people use thread, glue and a balloon to make pumpkins, but which result in a spherical shape, and, accordingly, very vaguely resemble pumpkins. I got the idea to combine these two methods and make a pumpkin out of yarn and glue with a real pumpkin shape. It's strange that no one has come up with this idea yet. I also want to share with you an idea of how to make such a pumpkin as quickly as possible.
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!
Raining BatmenIf you want to make a Halloween costume without spending a lot of money, then you can make this Raining Batmen project. And by the way, next year you can use the bats in another Halloween project.
Making a Pop Star MicrophoneHere is a costume microphone for your budding pop star. Learn how to make it in this short video.
Jack-O'-Lantern Candy BowlThis festive Jack-o'-lantern candy bowl is made from a decorative foam pumpkin, allowing years of use. Learn how to make it in this short video.
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.
Halloween Pom Pom GarlandThis festive and frugal garland is made from orange pom poms and drinking straws. Learn how to make it in this short video.
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.
Candy Corn TreeThis giant candy corn is a cute Halloween decoration that is easy to make.
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.
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.
Canning Ring PumpkinDon't know what to do with those extra canning rings? I have a lot more rings than seals so when I saw this cute project idea, I knew just what to do with the extra rings.
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 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.
Wooden Candy Corn DecorationA little paint and some wood to make these cute and fun Halloween decorations!
Making a Milk Jug Wind Sock?How do I make a ghost wind sock from a milk jug?
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?
Halloween Costume Ideas?I work at a local boys and girls club. We are having a haunted house and party for our members. There is a staff of about 10. We need a theme for the members to enjoy as well as our staff.
Pattern for Plastic Bag Pumpkin?I am looking for a pattern or suggestion on how to do a pumpkin using plastic bags. Thank you.
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?
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.
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.
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 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.
Fall/Halloween Candy BouquetThis candy bouquet is a good choice to make as a fall festival sale item for your organization or as a centerpiece or bit of home decor. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to make your own fall/Halloween candy bouquet.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
Spider Tootsie Roll PopsSpider treats are always a hit for Halloween. Make some spider Tootsie Roll Pops for your favorite little monsters this Halloween.
Making a Detective CostumeThis is a page about making a detective costume. Searching for a clue as to what to dress up as this Halloween? Try being a detective and sleuth out where all the candy has gone to.
Making a Phantom Of The Opera CostumeThis is a page about making a Phantom of the Opera costume. An iconic, mesmerizing and terrifying character, the Phantom of the Opera is an excellent costume for Halloween, costume parties or cosplay. With the distinctive mask this is a recognizable and fun costume to wear.
Making a Floating Ink Ghost RaceThese floating ink ghosts are a fun science experiment and a game all at the same time. This is a fun and easy activity for a Halloween party or in your classroom.
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.
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.
Bible Costume Ideas?This page contains bible costume ideas. Biblical character costumes can be simple to put together and warm for trick or treaters.
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.
Use Your Pet as a Halloween PropThis is a page about use your pet as a Halloween prop. Depending on the type of pet you own, you might be able to incorporate it into your costume or decorations.
Making Felt Kitty EarsThis is a page about making felt kitty ears. Kitty ears for a cat costume can easily be made from felt.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Quick and Easy Halloween CostumesThis is a page about quick and easy Halloween costumes. You don't have to spend lots of time or money to make a unique and fun Halloween costume.
Making Pill Bottle PumpkinsThis is a page about making pill bottle pumpkins. Recycle your empty prescription bottles into these cute treat holders.
How to Make a Hermit Crab CostumeIf you are looking for a cute, unique costume this may be just the one. This is a page about how to make a hermit crab 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.
Making a Fake MicrophoneThis is a page about making a fake microphone. Dressing up to be a pop singer is fun. Make a microphone to complete the outfit.
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.
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 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 a Puffy Cotton Ball GhostThis is a page about making a puffy cotton ball ghost. Here is a perfect spooky Halloween craft for young kids.
Making a Felt Kitty Tail and PawsThis is a page about making a felt kitty tail and paws. This is a nice Halloween costume project, but also one that can add more items to your child's dressup box.
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.
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 !
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?
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.
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!
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?
Decorating with Candy Corn?I am looking for a clever way to present candy corn, please help.
"Ghoul-Ade" For HalloweenMix Kool Aid's together with sugar, in large pitcher. Add water and mix. Just before serving, add ginger ale.
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.
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?
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?
How To Paint a Child's Face Like Spiderman?Any suggestions out there for how to paint a child's face for Halloween?
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.
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.
Getting Spooked! for HalloweenI have no idea who started this (kind of the point) but last night the doorbell rings and I open the door. I find a white balloon with a ghosts face markered on it. Tied to it is a tiny basket filled with candy and two papers. One is to put on my door that says, "We been Spooked!" with a picture of a ghost.
Ideas for Halloween Party DecorationsDrape white sheets over all the furniture and windows. It looks like a haunted house and a much more realistic and fun decoration than store-bought paper decorations. Add candles in old fashioned holders on top of covered tables, and a few hidden flashlights to provide creepy uplighting.
Pumpkin-Carving PartyPlan a pumpkin-carving party for your friends and family with children. Everyone brings a pumpkin and a food contribution.What a great way to open the holiday season!
Flying Ghosts Halloween DecorationMake some "Flying Ghosts" to hang from tree branches or porch. Gather a few "Leggs Eggs" or large plastic Easter eggs. Sandwich some filament or string between the two halves at the top. At the bottom, add three narrow strips about a foot long cut from a white plastic bag and glue shut. Paint the egg white and hang to dry.
Partly Cloudy CostumeTalk about a frugal, quick, inexpensive costume, this is it! Take any plain, solid-colored sweatshirt (preferably dark), glue or use double-stick tape to adhere some white pillow stuffing a little below the neck of the shirt.
Use Washable Glue to Attach Gems To HairWhen I was young, I'd put little braids in my hair then glue rhinestones to the braids for sparkles when I'd go out at night. This would be wonderful for a child's fairy or princess costume at Halloween!
Jack in the Box CostumePop out of a Jack in the Box and surprise people at their doors this Halloween. On all box costumes, you will need to secure the box shut with tape
Celebrating HalloweenAlthough Halloween takes place on October 31st, the celebrations can happen anytime leading up to the big day, or even the following weekend. Many families carve pumpkins, decorate homes and yards and plan costume in honor of this spooky fall season.
Halloween PhotosHalloween (October 31st) is celebrated all across the world but especially in the U.S. Kids all across the country dress up and trick-or-treat in their local neighborhoods. Spooky or funny costumes can be purchased or created at home to wear to parties or events around Halloween.
Goblin's BrewThis is really a great punch! In large saucepan combine water, sugars, cinnamon sticks, and cloves. Bring to a boil stirring to dissolve sugars.
Lizard Tongues on Crackers!Great for Halloween. Good for the adult parties! Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Spread crackers on a greased baking sheet. Top with cheese and tongues.
Spooky Spider TreatsIn a small saucepan over low heat, melt chips. Stir until smooth.
Halloween Pet Costume: Minnie MouseThis costume was made by reusing several things we had on hand. The skirt was from a Poodle Skirt Girl Costume. We cut the top attached shirt and vest off and used just the skirt. The t-shirt was one we already had at the house.