We love decorating for Halloween! So here are some of our favorite Halloween crafts ideal for haunting your house. Halloween Spider Wreath: When we spotted this felt spider web placemat at the craft store, we just knew it belonged in the center of a wreath. Perfect for a Halloween Spider Wreath! Cast A Spell Bottles We upcycled theseRead More
When we spotted a die-cut spider web placemat at the craft store, we just knew it belonged in the center of a wreath. Perfect for a Halloween Spider Wreath! We decided to go glam with shimmery faux feathers, black silk roses, and a sparkling orange spider. Then we topped it with a glittery quatrefoil bowRead More
What’s cuter than black cat clothespin dolls? Black cat clothespin dolls dressed as ballerinas for Halloween! They are ready to trick-or-treat! Materials (for green cat) Flat slotted wooden clothespin Black craft paint Sharpie oil-based paint pen, fine point, pink Sharpie oil-based paint pen, fine point, green Black Sharpie pen Paper, black and orange Silver glitterRead More
Cast a spell with these Halloween spell bottles that make perfect Halloween candlesticks! How To Make Upcycled Spell Bottles Tools & Materials Empty bottles Krylon Glitter Blast Spray Paint: Starry Night Sky, Citrus Dream, and Twilight Sky Self-adhesive sparkle alphabet stickers, 1″ to 2″ tall Self-adhesive sparkle sheet Taper candles GooGone Steps 1. GatherRead More
Put a spell on your haunted house with bewitching Halloween collectibles. There’s something frightfully fun about searching for Halloween memorabilia at the flea market. The old-world decorations conjure up the ghosts of Halloweens past––and on this swap meet outing, we were eager to see what was lurking around the next corner. Right away, Jennifer spottedRead More
What are chic witches decorating their tables with this season? A Bewitching Bouquet of long-stemmed roses tipped in fine black glitter. YOU’LL NEED Materials Long-stemmed black silk roses, 12. Black ultrafine glitter. White craft glue. Straight-sided glass vase, 12” tall. Blue masking tape, 1” width. Black gloss spray paint. Metallic red spray paint. Black satinRead More
When night falls and the little demons descend on your dwelling demanding Butterfingers, greet them with a jaw-dropping jack-o-lantern. You can carve your own creepy classic with traditional triangle eyes and a toothy grin. Or go wild with eerie eyebrows, wicked warts, or even a maniacal moustache. Your neighbors will think you’re out of yourRead More
This Halloween, treat your trick-or-treaters to a spooktacular haunted house with a menacing jack-o-lantern, a wretched wreath of black roses, and skeletons doing a deadly dance on your lawn. Add a blood-curdling CD of Halloween sound effects. Then, if anyone dares to knock, give them a Kit Kat! They deserve it. Trick for Treats ForRead More
This Halloween, concoct a creepy tray with spooky spiders in a sea of red and black tiles. You Will Need Unfinished wood tray, 12 inches x 12 inches 71 Mosaic Mercantile vitreous glass ¾-inch tiles, Red 73 Mosaic Mercantile vitreous glass ¾-inch tiles, Black 3 red and black plastic spiders, 3 inches wide 8 ounceRead More
We see vintage Halloween decorations like these German papier-mache Jack-O-Lanterns quite a bit. But this black cat was new to us! We think it is a luminary from the 1940s with transparent paper in the eyes, nose, and mouth to give off a creepy glow. We just looked on eBay and saw one with aRead More
Upcycle plastic bottles into a mummy family for Halloween! We used real gauze to create our little undead family. Your trick-or-treaters will love that they glow in the dark! How To Make The Mummy Family Materials 2 plastic bottles, 1-liter size 1 plastic bottle, short and fat, 16 oz. (like a powdered coffee creamer) 1Read More
Love this Victorian inspired skeleton! We love holiday vignettes under glass, but mostly think of them as Christmas decorations. We even made our own Winter Wonderland with a tiny deer in a snowy scene under a gardening cloche. So we were thrilled to see this spooky spin on dome decorations at A Room With A Past. We especiallyRead More
We saw this little pumpkin sittin’ on a little chair at an antiques fair. What an easy Halloween decorating idea! We think it would be fun to paint a little chair like this black and spritz the pumpkin with Orange Burst Glitter Blast. (This antique chair is tagged $35, but we see little chairs likeRead More
These Halloween party favors are super-easy to make. Just punch a hole on either side of silver cupcake cups. Twist two black pipe cleaners together and feed the ends through the holes. Curl one end up and one end down to make a kooky handle. Fill with…what else? Candy corn!
Haunt your house with a bevvy of bats! Make a spooky mobile for Halloween! Cut the bat shapes out of black craft foam. Stick on self-adhesive rhinestone eyes. (We chose green and lime!) Spray a big stick with Krylon Glitter Blast Bronze Glaze, then string the bats up with fishing line!
Here’s a fun Halloween craft for kids. Collect pinecones from the yard and dress them up as witches! Make the hat and eyes from craft foam or felt. Set one by the front door to greet guests. Line up a row of them on your mantle. Or use them as placecard holders for your HalloweenRead More
Cast a spell with these bewitching candlesticks! Start by cleaning glass bottles inside and out. Give them a thrilling finish with Krylon Glitter Blast in Starry Night Sky, Citrus Dream, and Twilight Sky. Use sparkly stickers to label each bottle’s “hazardous contents.” Top the bottles with candles and give your haunted house a ghoulish glow.
Oh no, Halloween has snuck up on us! No worries. Jennifer took her gorgeous fall wreath and gave it an instant frightfully-fun makeover. She took a drugstore spider and wrapped his legs around the edge of the wreath. Enter if you dare!