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.

Tutorial: Scary Clay Tree

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While I work primarily with polymer clay – oven bake or low firing plastic clays – I do also play with air dry clays, both earth and paper based, as well as high fire stoneware clay. And occasionally with fondant. … Read More...

Ghost Biscuits with Cream Cheese

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Finding healthier options to all the candy and desserts for this holiday season is easier than you think.

Here you will find a recipe for biscuits that are frosted with cream cheese and have raisins for eyes. The kids won’t … Read More...

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag Tutorial: FrankenZombie trick or treat bag

Louise from I’m Feelin’ Crafty shows how you can make a FrankenZombie trick or treat bag.  I’m loving his crooked teeth and crazy zombie eyes!!  The outside of the bag with the creepy FrankenZombie … Read More...

DIY Faux Wax Drip Candle Tins

I shared the tutorial for these Faux Wax Drip Candles made out of empty Pirouline Tins on my own blog, Punk Projects.

I recycled 3 skinny Pirouline tins to look like melting “candles”. You know, like wax is dripping down … Read More...

Free pattern: Spooky cat

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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...