Halloween Crafts and DIY Ideas

Here are some terrific ideas for Halloween crafts to do with the kids and whole family. Ideas to entertain, celebrate and decorate. We have found Halloween decorations, easy crafts and kids costume ideas.

Free pattern: Spooky cat

spooky cat pattern

Wendi Gratz of Happy Shiny World created this pretty kitty across a patchwork ground using a fusible applique technique. Subscribers to her site/newsletter can download the pattern for free. It includes instructions for making the block into a mini wall … Read More...

Pumpkin and Candy Corn Cake Pops

Pumpkin and Candy Corn Cake Pops
Cake pops are the perfect dessert! Gives you a little taste, but less guilt for the bite size portion. Of course, if you eat more than one, the guilt factor might set in.

Here are some cake pops shaped like … Read More...

Ghost Meringues

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Your guests will be delighted to see these cuties staring at them from the dessert table. Could they be screaming because they know that someone will eat them?

Great project to do with the kids. A gluten and dairy-free snack … Read More...

Tutorial: Fleece pumpkin Halloween costume

Tutorial: Fleece pumpkin Halloween costume Tutorial: Fleece pumpkin Halloween costume

Cheryl from Sew Can Do shares a tutorial for making a fleece pumpkin Halloween costume.  It’s made like a tunic, with a rounded bottom and a pumpkin face appliqued on the front.  I’m loving the … Read More...

Boo Soap Dispenser

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Add a little Holiday cheer to your Halloween week with this BOO themed soap. These would make cute little gifts for loved ones. I would be tempted to make them in hand sanitizers and hand them out the kids in … Read More...

DIY Magic Potion Bottles

Rachel shared these DIY Magic Potion Bottles on the blog Adventures in Making! It’s not too late to make up some fun Halloween projects like this.

According to Rachel, you can use this same technique to make homemade lava lamps. … Read More...

Supernatural Mittens to Knit

Knit mitts inspired by the show Supernatural.I’ve been following Kat from Just Crafty Enough in her mission to knit a pair of mittens each month this year with great interest. It’s even kind of inspired me to think about trying to knit a dozen of something … Read More...

Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote

Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote Tutorial: Trick or treat Halloween tote

Petro from The Seaman Mom shows how you can make a cute Halloween tote bag.  With boxed bottoms and reinforced stitching where the straps attach, it’s big – and sturdy – enough for a … Read More...

Carve Your Pumpkin with Knitting Style

Knitting related pumpkin carving templates!We knitters usually like the world to know our favorite craft, and there’s no reason the people who come to your house on Halloween shouldn’t know that you come armed with needles.

Knitting Daily has a couple of really cute … Read More...

Skeleton Cupcakes

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Spooky decorations for your cupcakes! Crazy how creative you people are!

As with a previous recipe, you can use your own cupcake recipe or buy store bought and make them think you are amazing with this skeleton cupcake topper made … Read More...

Spider Web Cupcake

Spider Web Cupcakes
Creepy spider and spider web cover these cupcakes. They look a little too real. I might have a second look to make sure they aren’t real.

The cupcake is just your typical cupcake recipe or some store bought variety. Nikki … Read More...