Quick and Easy DIY Halloween Decorations
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Quick andEasy DIY Halloween Decorations
Jack-O'-Lanterns in a JiffyTurn orange tissue-paper balls into proper Halloween pumpkins that can line your front porch. Simply cut facial features and stems from construction paper and apply to the balls with glue dots.
Ghouls' Night OutTo call forth this gathering, use glue dots to stick construction-paper eyes and mouths onto white tissue-paper bells, then drape them with cheesecloth.
Effortlessly Eerie Living RoomThese decorating tricks are so easy, it's frightening. Take a page out of Miss Havisham's book and use sheet-draped chairs to give your room the look of ruin. Then, string a cheesecloth "cobweb" across a mirror and secure curly willow branches in candlesticks with
Black CandlesUse ebony tapers to spook up a candelabra.
Black Paper FlowersTake typical harbingers of good cheer to the dark side. This shadowy floral arrangement is made from inexpensive crepe-paper streamers.
Phantom PresenceKeep up ghostly appearances with this witty reflection. Draw a figure on the back of a sheet of frosted window film . Cut out the silhouette, as well as its eyes and mouth, with an X-Acto knife. Apply the film to a mirror, smoothing as you go.
Food CenterpieceA centerpiece of fruits and nuts in moody hues puts a macabre spin on an entertaining staple.
Black WreathThis eerie wreath is made from the same crepe paper streamers as the black bouquet.
Mummy Mason JarsCassie of Hi Sugarplum! used Mason jars she already had on her table, dollar store gauze, and googly eyes to make these spooky votives.
Pick Your PoisonDesire of The 36th Avenue used dark glass stain and chalkboard paint to transform ordinary glass bottles into witches' poisons.
Floating Head GhostsFoam mannequin heads and cheese cloth are the keys to these creepy porch decorations by Ashley Phipps of Simply Designing.
Magic PotionsMother and daughter team Jeanette and Leigh of Crafty in Crosby spray painted wine bottles of varying sizes, and added labels, twine, candle wax, and plastic toys to make these spooky potion vessels.
Spider's LairJessica of How About Orange created these beautiful, dramatic spider webs out of black garbage bags. To make your own, you'll need a black Sharpie, a pair of scissors, some tape, and these instructions.
Night OwlCarrie of Making Lemonade turned a thrift store find into this sinister looking owl. Make your own creepy menagerie by spray painting plastic or ceramic animals and adding red glitter or glow-in-the dark paint to their eyes.
DIY Tin Can Halloween LuminariesFor an easy and affordable way to decorate your home this Halloween, make luminaries using paint, candles, and empty tin cans.
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