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The Glowing Tree Eyes in the dark.

Glowing Tree Eyes Halloween DecorationThese silly tree eyes will be watching those trick or treaters as they approach your door.

 

Three finished stuffed pumpkins.

Easy Stuffed Pumpkins'Tis the season for pumpkins (almost)! A great way to use up excess fabric pieces for a beautiful fall decoration.

 

A painted milk jug to resemble a sugar skull, with a candle at the top.

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 !

 

A pumpkin wearing a mask with a jack-'o'-lantern face.

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.

 

Three skeleton peg dolls.

Skeleton Peg DollI have been having fun making peg people and decided to do a Halloween-themed peg doll with this cute little skeleton.

 

The completed canning jar pumpkin.

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.

 

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Three finished stuffed pumpkins.

Easy Stuffed Pumpkins'Tis the season for pumpkins (almost)! A great way to use up excess fabric pieces for a beautiful fall decoration.

 

A painted milk jug to resemble a sugar skull, with a candle at the top.

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 !

 

The completed canning jar pumpkin.

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.

 

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A costumed child holding a bucket.

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.

 

A big bowl of Halloween candy.

Saving Money on Halloween CandyThis is a page about saving money on Halloween candy. The cost of buying Halloween candy can really add up. But you don't have to skip the fun to avoid breaking the bank.

 

The completed candy corn decorations.

Wooden Candy Corn DecorationA little paint and some wood to make these cute and fun Halloween decorations!

 

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Instructions for an Adult Sailor Hat?Anyone have directions to make an adult sailor hat? Thanks.

 

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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?

 

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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.

 

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Making a Milk Jug Wind Sock?How do I make a ghost wind sock from a milk jug?

 

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Orange Troll Ideas For Halloween?Anyone have a good idea for an orange troll for Halloween. I already received the one for a ghost and my grandson thinks it's a great idea. Now my granddaughter wants an orange troll and I haven't a clue where to start. Thanks for any ideas

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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.

 

A creepy old abandoned house.

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.

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

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little boy dressed as Super Grover

Making a Super Grover CostumeThis is a page about making a Super Grover costume. A favorite Sesame Street character can let your youngster have lots of fun in their Halloween costume.

 

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.

 

Children out trick or treating

Trick-or-Treating TipsThis page contains trick-or-treating tips. Halloween is a fun for kids as long as safety is your first consideration.

 

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Making A Snowflake Costume?This is a page about making a snowflake costume. Dress as a prelude to winter in a beautiful snowflake costume this Halloween.

 

Pumpkin Decor - two finished cup pumpkins lit with LED candles

Pumpkin Decor Using Plastic CupsGrab some clear plastic cups and battery operated votives to make these easy glowing jack-o-lanterns. They are inexpensive to make and a perfect last minute decoration.

 

Pom Pom Pumpkins

Making Pom Pom PumpkinsThis is a page about making a pom pom pumpkin. Pom poms are inexpensive and easy to make for using in all kinds of craft projects.

 

Flapper Woman With Martini

Making a Flapper (1920s) CostumeThis is a page about making a flapper (1920s) costume. The Flapper style of the 20's was distinctive and whimsical. It allowed women to dress simply and fashionably without breaking the bank. Those are perfect ingredients for a great frugal Halloween costume.

 

Children dressed for a Christmas pageant.

Homemade Christmas Costume IdeasThis is a page about homemade Christmas costume ideas. Whether for a Christmas pageant, office party, or a family get together you may want to make a Christmas costume for the event.

 

pumpkin oranges on plate

Making Pumpkin OrangesThis page is about making pumpkin oranges. It's easy to create some festive Halloween treats with oranges and celery.

 

Scrap Wood Halloween Decorations - goofy pumpkin like faces

Making Scrap Wood Halloween DecorationsThis is a page about scrap wood Halloween decorations. With a little creativity and some paint, you can turn scrap wood into all kinds of Halloween decorations. These pumpkins are great porch decorations.

 

A drawing of the biblical figure noah.

Bible Costume Ideas?This page contains bible costume ideas. Biblical character costumes can be simple to put together and warm for trick or treaters.

 

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.

 

Spider Web Game

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 Kitty Ears

Making Felt Kitty EarsThis is a page about making felt kitty ears. Kitty ears for a cat costume can easily be made from felt.

 

A hot glue gun on a work surface.

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.

 

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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.

 

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.

 

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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.

 

A pumpkin made from a round chair leg.

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.

 

A couple in costume for Halloween.

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.

 

Adding the words to the "spines" and a ribbon.

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.

 

A pumpkin painted with an Oregon Ducks helmet.

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.

 

A collection of painted pumpkins.

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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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?

 

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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.

 

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Halloween Decorating Ideas?What are some decorating ideas for Halloween?

 

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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!

 

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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?

 

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How To Paint a Child's Face Like Spiderman?Any suggestions out there for how to paint a child's face for Halloween?

 

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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?

 

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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.

 

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Decorating with Candy Corn?I am looking for a clever way to present candy corn, please help.

 

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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.

 

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"Ghoul-Ade" For HalloweenMix Kool Aid's together with sugar, in large pitcher. Add water and mix. Just before serving, add ginger ale.

 

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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?

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

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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.

 

A group carving Jack-'o-lanterns for Halloween.

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!

 

Halloween: Partly Cloudy Costume

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.

 

A family carving a pumpkin for Halloween.

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.

 

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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

 

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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!

 

A group of kids in costume on Halloween.

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.

 

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Spooky Spider TreatsIn a small saucepan over low heat, melt chips. Stir until smooth.

 

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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.

 

pie with pumpkin face

Jack-O'-Lantern Pot PiePuts a smile on my kid's face! Cook the ground beef, onion, garlic, salt, and pepper in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir until beef is cooked through and crumbly.

 

A dog dressed as Minnie Mouse.

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.

 

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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.

 

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Halloween Concession Food Ideas?I own a food concession company and this year we'll be setting up at a local Haunted House for the month of October. I have a few ideas, but would love some more feedback. Any ideas on some spooky fun Halloween concession foods?

 

A man dressed as a measuring tape.

Halloween Costume: Measuring TapeHere is a photo of my son-in-law's Halloween costume. All hand made with cardboard, metal, plastics, etc. He always wins with his unique costumes.

 

A box of popcorn Halloween costume.

Halloween: Box O' Popcorn CostumeI took a box, painted it white. Then I painted red stripes, leaving a spot to make the circle (I used a pan lid to make the circle.) I cut holes out for his head and arms (cut the flaps off the open end of the box where the legs come out).

 

A hamster on a white background.

Hamster Costume?Any ideas for a hamster costume for child?

 

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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?

 

A group of teenagers at a Halloween party.

Halloween Party Ideas for 13 Year Olds?I was wanting to know some good ideas on how to throw a good scary, Halloween party for my 13 year old daughter.

 

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Support For Foam Halloween Decorations?We have foam Halloween gravestones that have fallen over in the wind. They came with metal stakes, which have busted. My husband poked nails in them, but the wind still knocked them over. Does anyone have any ideas about bracing the gravestones so the foam doesn't break apart? Thanks!

 

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