Category: Halloween Decorations

Sep 18

Halloween Crafts: Using Stencils to Paint Pumpkins

Pretty soon the little ghosts will be arriving on your doorstep. That means it’s time to get all those Halloween Crafts started too. Decorating pumpkins for Halloween is a longtime tradition. However, recent years have brought about some exciting changes to the tradition. Folks are becoming much more creative and putting an artistic touch to …

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Sep 15

How To Make Your House Spectacularly Haunted For One Day

Most days, you probably want visitors to feel welcome and secure in your home. But one day a year, it’s fun to scare the dickens out of them. Make the most of Halloween and all the good-natured frights that come along with the spookiest of holidays. While your neighbors may pull out all the stops …

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Sep 13

Make A Halloween Garland for Your Front Door

Halloween is the time of year when the home’s front door becomes the focal point of festivities. Whether it’s trick-or-treaters knocking, or family and friends stopping by for a visit, Halloween is the perfect time to create a unique and colorful front door decoration to delight your visitors. “Vertical garlands work well on almost any …

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Sep 13

Make Spider Favor Boxes

Get into the Halloween Spirit Spider Favor Boxes Halloween is one of the biggest decorating holidays of the year, second only to Christmas. According to the National Retail Federation, nearly 60 percent of people plan to purchase decorations and 47 percent expect to decorate their home or yard this year. With everyone getting into the …

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Sep 10

Pumpkin Decorating Ideas for Halloween

Halloween is nearly here once more, and if you’re like many people, you’ll be making a Halloween pumpkin lantern. Carved vegetable lanterns, or Jack O’Lanterns as they’re often known, are part of an ancient tradition that originated with the Celts. However the original lanterns made by the Celts in Europe were usually made from turnips, …

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Sep 10

Creating Simple, No-Carve Halloween Pumpkins

Are you fed up with cutting, scooping and carving your pumpkins every single Halloween? Do you think pumpkin carving demands the knife proficiency associated with an Iron Chef? Here are a few tips for some simple decorated pumpkins without requiring the sloppy mess of this usually labor-intensive task: Using Japanese Washi Masking Tape to Make …

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Sep 05

Coffin Party Favors

What is any occasion without parties? And the best part of parties, at least for me, other than the food is party favors. I love it when they come in weird forms and shapes. This party favor box is perfect for Halloween parties or even for distributing to ‘trick or treat’-ers! Here’s what you’ll need: …

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Sep 03

Nightmare Before Christmas Fairy Lights

Although it’s debatable whether the Nightmare before Christmas is a Christmas movie or a Halloween movie, no doubt that Jack Skellington makes for a great Halloween character. Here’s a simple diy for Jack Skellington fairy lights. What you’ll need: Ping pong balls NT cutter or X-Acto knife Fairy lights Black Marker The making: On one side of …

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Aug 31

How to Make a Mummy Decoration

If your aim is to spook people out this Halloween then this craft is just for you! Materials: A plastic doll or Barbie Dry bandage gauge Masking tape Scissors Markers Glue (I used super glue) First, tape the arms of the doll together and repeat the same with the legs. I know it sounds weird …

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Oct 31

How to Make Halloween Felt Ornaments

I love making felt ornaments for the various holidays, and Halloween ones are fairly simple and super fun to make! Supplies: Colored felt, at least two sheets of each color – I used orange and white Embroidery thread – I used black Needle Scissors Filling for plushies, found at craft stores 1. Cut out cute …

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