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Making Felt Mouse Ears

Making Felt Mouse EarsThis is a page about making felt mouse ears. If you need mouse ears for a costume, making them from felt is a quick and easy way to do it.

 

A group of men dressed up like fruit.

Group Halloween Costume IdeasIt is fun to get together with your coworkers and come up with group Halloween costume ideas. This is a page about group Halloween costume ideas.

 

dryer lint

Making Masks Using Dryer LintThis is a page about making masks using dryer lint. Halloween is coming; try making your own face masks using a pulp made from dryer lint.

 

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Holiday Craft Ideas For Fourth GradeThis year I am homeroom mother for fourth graders. Really need some game/craft suggestions for upcoming Halloween party.

 

Pill Bottle Pumpkins

Making Pill Bottle PumpkinsThis is a page about making pill bottle pumpkins. Recycle your empty prescription bottles into these cute treat holders.

 

Chinese Take Out Box

Making a Chinese Take Out Box CostumeThis is a page about making a Chinese take out box costume. Original Halloween costumes are fun to make a even more fun to wear.

 

Mini Felt Witch Hat

Making a Mini Felt Witch HatThis is a page about making a mini felt witch hat. This cute little witch hat can be used as part of a variety of Halloween decorations.

 

Mini Pumpkin Candy Bouquet

Making a Mini Pumpkin Candy BouquetThis is a page about making a mini pumpkin candy bouquet. Make this cute candy bouquet to give as a gift or use as a holiday centerpiece.

 

Young Boy Pretending to be a Pilot in Cardboard Plane

Making a Pilot CostumeThis is a page about making pilot costume. Whether vintage or modern, pilots always seem to have that dashing timeless look. This fun costume is always a hit with kids or adults.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Batman CostumeNearly every year, Batman is one of the most popular costumes. Making your own Batman costume is a lot of work but can very rewarding. This is a page about making your own Batman costume.

 

A box of popcorn Halloween costume.

Homemade Halloween Costume IdeasThis is a page about homemade Halloween costume ideas. Making your own Halloween costumes is not only thrifty, but it also can result in a truly unique costume.

 

Making a Crayon Costume

Making a Crayon CostumeThis is a page about making a Crayola crayon costume. Dressing as a crayon is a really cute Halloween costume idea.

 

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Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Dutch Girl CostumeThis is a page about making a Dutch girl costume. With it's distinctive hats and wooden shoes the Dutch girl is a great inexpensive costume idea for Halloween.

 

Zombie Boy Climbing Stairs

Making a Plants vs. Zombies CostumeThis is a page about making a Plants Vs. Zombies Costume. With the popularity of the game Plants Vs. Zombies, these costumes are popping up everywhere. Whether you want to be a plant or a zombie there are many characters to choose from on each side.

 

Girl Dressed as a Nurse

Making a Nurse CostumeThis is a page about making a nurse costume. The nurse costume is a classic option for Halloween, costume parties or just plain dress-up. From Florence Nightingale to a modern ER nurse this is very popular costume for children and adults alike.

 

Illustration of two kids in costumes.  A witch and a pirate.

Making a Pied Piper CostumeThis is a page about making a Pied Piper costume. The Pied Piper of Hamlin is a classic tale that makes a wonderful costume for an individual or a group. You are sure to draw a crowd of followers as you march along playing your tune.

 

Man in Pharaoh Costume

Making a Pharaoh CostumeThis is a page about making a Pharaoh costume. Who wouldn't want to be Pharaoh for a day? This costume is sure to be a hit whether you are just trick-or-treating or headed out to a costume party.

 

A close up of the Carmen Miranda costume, with a fancy flowered hat.

Making A Carmen Miranda CostumeThis is a page about making a Carmen Miranda costume. Carmen Miranda was a popular singer, film star, and Broadway actress in the 40s and 50s known for her extravagant hats.

 

Carving Foam Pumpkins

Carving Foam PumpkinsThis is a page about carving foam pumpkins. Foam pumpkins are an alternative to real ones for your Halloween carving tradition and can be saved to use next year.

 

Poke-A-Pumpkin Game

Making a Poke-A-Pumpkin GameThis is a page about making a poke-a-pumpkin game. Make this Halloween or fall festival game for a school or home party.

 

Native American War Bonnet

Native American War Bonnet (Headdress)...This is a page about a Native American war bonnet pattern. Whether for a Halloween costume or a historical reenactment, you may need to find a pattern for a Native American headdress.

 

Making Felt Kitty Ears

Making Felt Kitty EarsThis is a page about making felt kitty ears. Kitty ears for a cat costume can easily be made from felt.

 

Boy Behind Fence in Convict Costume

Making a Convict CostumeThis is a page about making a convict costume. Whether it's broad horizontal black and white stripes or a bright orange jumpsuit, the convict costume is a favorite for costume parties and trick-or-treating. It's a simple, inexpensive costume that is a lot of fun to wear.

 

Boy Holding up Peace Sign in Hippie Costume

Making a Hippie CostumeThis is a page about making a hippie costume. The hippie costume is easy to do at home and doesn't require purchasing a lot of extras. Many kids and adults love using this colorful costume idea for Halloween.

 

Cute Little Girl in Chicken Costume

Making a Chicken CostumeThis is a page about making a chicken costume. The chicken costume is one that will always be popular with both adults and children. There are lots of chicken suits for sale at costume shops, but a homemade chicken costume can be even better.

 

VooDoo Doll Wreath

Making a VooDoo Doll WreathThis is a page about making a voodoo doll wreath. This fun voodoo doll wreath is a great project to make using up scraps of felt and yarn.

 

Making a Robot Costume

Making a Robot CostumeThis page is about making a robot costume. When making this costume, it's important to make sure the masquerader can see well.

 

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Cartoon M&Ms

Making an M&M CostumeThis is a page about making an M&M costume. Dressing for Halloween as this favorite candy would be fun. The hardest part of making this costume will be deciding which color to be.

 

Photo of Professor Snape from Harry Potter.

Making a Professor Snape CostumeThis is a page about making a Professor Snape costume. One of the most memorable "villains" in the Harry Potter series, Professor Snape is a great Halloween costume. It's also a fairly cheap costume to put together yourself.

 

Painted Halloween Jars - scarecrow and pumpkin lights

How to Make Painted Halloween JarsMake your own custom Jack-O-Lantern jars. Here is information about how to make painted Halloween jars.

 

ghost on bottle

"Boo" BottlesThese are just old bottles I picked up on the side of the street. They can be used just for decoration or you can put a candle in them. They are especially cute if you let the candle drip down the sides.

 

A photo of all the different actor's who played Doctor Who.

Making a Doctor Who CostumeThis is a page about making a Doctor Who costume. Doctor Who is more popular than ever. It's fairly easy costume to put together using clothes you already have or by visiting a thrift store.

 

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Making a Peg Leg for a Pirate CostumeI'm making a pirate movie and I need a realistic non-cheezy peg leg. Can someone help me out?

 

Yarn Ball Spider Egg Sacs - closeup of craft

How to Make Yarn Ball Spider Egg SacsWrap foam balls with white yarn to fill a bowl with spider egg sacs. Add a decorative spider and you have a fun Halloween decoration.

 

Plastic Bottle Tiara - closeup of the tiara

How to Make a Plastic Bottle TiaraThis sparkly tiara began as a lowly 2 liter plastic bottle. Learn how to make the transformation from recycle plastic to amazing costume or playtime tiara.

 

Jack-'o-Lantern Painted Wine Bottles - bottle painted, with raffia around the neck, hair and a bow tie

DIY Jack-'o-Lantern Painted Wine BottlesRecycle empty glass bottles into these cute Jack-'o-Lantern decorations for the season. Get started with the craft project found below.

 

Cardboard Tube Haunted House - drape cotton over or inside for spiderwebs, sitting in the midst of ivy

Making a Cardboard Tube Haunted HouseReach into your stash of TP and paper towel tubes and set to work making this cute cardboard tube haunted house decoration.

 

Haunted tree decoration made from cardboard.

Making a Haunted Tree DecorationHeavy recycled cardboard and some paint transform a plain tree trunk into a fun haunted tree decoration for Halloween. Learn how to make this fun, scary decoration.

 

Bubble Gum Machine Costume - finished costume

Making a Bubble Gum Machine CostumeDecorate a tee shirt with pom poms in a variety of colors and sizes to make this cute bubble gun machine costume. Your children can make this one themselves.

 

Gilligan's Island Costume
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SS Minnow Boat

Gilligan's Island Costume with Wearable SS Minnow BoatIf your child is a fan of the vintage TV series Gilligan's Island, why not make this fun costume with a wearable SS Minnow boat? Links to the clothing sources online and instructions for the boat follow.

 

A spooky decorated glass for Halloween.

Spooky Sparkle GlasswareDecorate plain glassware with glitter, glass gems, and more to create a spooky sparkle centerpiece or candle holder.

 

Easy Burglar Costume  - burglar and her dog

Making an Easy Burglar CostumeThis burglar costume is not only easy to make it is inexpensive as well. Learn how on this page.

 

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Foil Spiders - four spiders

Making Foil SpidersUse everyday aluminum foil and pipecleaners to make these creepy spider decorations. They are perfect for kids to make for Halloween.

 

Spiderweb Display Sign - finished sign on a small wooden easel

Making a Spiderweb Display SignThis cute decorative Halloween spiderweb display sign begins with a cardboard pizza circle covered with recycled tissue paper. The list of supplies, instructions and photos can be found on this page so that you can make your own.

 

Tulle Masquerade Mask - place ribbon over ears and fasten behind

How to Make a Tulle Masquerade MaskThis amazingly elegant sheer masquerade mask is made using tulle, puffy paint, and glitter. Learn how on this page.

 

Grocery Bag Ghosts

Plastic Bag Ghost DecorationThese grocery bag ghosts can easily be made with items you likely have around the house.

 

A dog dressed as Medusa and another dressed as a soldier being turned to stone.

Making Medusa Turning a Soldier to Stone CostumesFor pet lovers who also enjoy Greek mythology, this project might be just what you are looking for. These Halloween pet costumes are amazing. The instructions for making costumes to portray Medusa turning a soldier to stone can be found on this page.

 

Mini Witch Hat Headband - young woman wearing the mini witch hat

Making a Mini Witch Hat HeadbandThis cute little witch hat headband is perfect for a minimalist Halloween costume when you don't want to go all out.

 

Little Shop of Horrors Costumes - dog dressed up as plant and one as Seymour

Little Shop of Horrors CostumesCreate a Little Shop of Horrors scene with your dogs dressed for their parts. This project includes step by step instructions and photos.

 

Spooky Double Pumpkin Eyeball - finished craft

Making a Spooky Double Pumpkin EyeballA white pumpkin eyeball inside a larger pumpkin. What a fun and creepy Halloween decoration. The instructions and accompanying photos are available on this page.

 

Spiderweb Wreath - view from the front with two plastic spiders attached to the wreath

Making a Spiderweb WreathSpiderweb wreaths are perfect to display for fall and Halloween. There are a number of ways to make a spiderweb motif wreath. Instructions follow.

 

Claw Machine with Stuffed Animal Costumes - dogs in costume in the machine

Claw Machine with Stuffed Animal CostumesInclude your pups in the Halloween costume fun with this delightful recreation of an arcade stuffed animal claw machine. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to put together this fun project.

 

DIY Stitches Choker Necklace - necklace on woman's neck

DIY Stitches Choker NecklaceWhip out your hot glue gun and make this excellent stitches choker. It is the perfect addition to many Halloween costumes.

 

Cardboard Halloween Napkin Rings - completed napkin rings lying across a plate

Cardboard Halloween Napkin RingsPaint, TP tubes, tissue paper, and googly eyes join forces to help you create these fun Halloween napkin rings. Kids and adults will love them.

 

Halloween Candy Spiders - spider surrounded by candies

Making Halloween Candy SpidersThese adorable spiders can be made with your favorite Halloween candy and pipe cleaners. They make great party favors or crafts for a kids' party.

 

Halloween Craft Stick Puzzles - two craft stick puzzles

Making Halloween Craft Stick PuzzlesCraft stick puzzles are fun to make and equally fun for young children to play with. Make friendly Halloween themed puzzles following the instructions provided below.

 

Snow White and the Undead Dwarves - Snow White being attacked by zombie dwarves

Snow White and the Undead Dwarves CostumeZombies are quite popular these days. Make this ghoulish take on Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs as your Halloween costume this year. The instructions, supplies list, and photos follow.

 

Cardboard Tube Ghosts - mommy, daddy, and baby ghost

Making Cardboard Tube GhostsToilet paper tubes come in handy for so many craft projects. This page offers instructions for making cardboard tube ghosts.

 

Halloween Toothbrush Spray Painting - finished artwork

Making a Halloween Toothbrush Spray PaintingThe whole family can join in on making a Halloween painting. You don't need a can of spray paint to create the sprinkled/spattered effect. Just use an old toothbrush and have fun.

 

Paper Coffin Treat Boxes - fill with treats

Making Paper Coffin Treat BoxesFolded paper coffin shaped treat boxes are a fun way to give Halloween treats to friends and coworkers. Learn how to make these cute creepy containers. Let a Twixt bar rise from the dead this Halloween.

 

Witch Pumpkin Lamp - vertical and horizontal alignments

Making a Witch Pumpkin LampDecorate small glass or plastic jars as witch pumpkins. Add LED lights and display these cute Halloween decorations.

 

Dragon Pumpkin Decoration - finished dragon from the front

Making a Dragon Pumpkin DecorationDecorate a plastic pumpkin to create this fun dragon pumpkin. Let the kids help make this fun mythical monster for Halloween.

 

Halloween Taco Accessories for Adults - taco on baseball cap

Halloween Taco Accessories for AdultsLooking for a minimalist adult Halloween costume? This page offers the instructions you will need to make a cute felt taco pin or hat decoration.

 

Hot Glue Spiderweb Jar - finished empty jar

Making a Hot Glue Spiderweb JarDesign a spiderweb on the outside of a glass jar using hot glue. Fill with candy or LED lights to add to your seasonal decorations. Even the spider is crafted using hot glue.

 

Ice Phoenix Costumes - two women wearing the costumes

DIY Ice Phoenix CostumesA twist on the mythical fire powered phoenix, here's a rare type of phoenix that has the power of ice. This is a beautiful bird costume featuring the colors of white, silver, and icy blue.

 

Outer Space Princess Riding Shooting Star Illusion Costumes - full body shot of one person in costume

Making a Space Princess CostumeWhether its an imaginary space princess or the well-known Amidala, you can make a fun space princess costume for costume party or Halloween.

 

Labyrinth Movie Costumes - Sarah and Toby part of the costume

DIY Labyrinth Movie CostumesMake these fun illusionary costumes for the characters of the classic Jim Henson movie Labyrinth, a tribute to the late great David Bowie.

 

A Halloween banner made from paper and clothespins.

Making Halloween BannersHomemade Halloween banners are an easy decoration to make yourself. The possibilities are endless and it is a great way to use up leftover crafting supplies.

 

Melted Crayon as Halloween Favors - remove crayon from the mold

DIY Melted Crayon as Halloween FavorsThese Halloween themed molded crayons are a great way to use up old, broken crayons. They are a great kids craft or a perfect candy alternative to hand out on Halloween.

 

Unicorn Halloween Costume - headband and tail

Making a Unicorn Halloween CostumeChildren and adults both enjoy dressing up as unicorns. This page contains instructions and photos to help you make either a child's outfit or a pretty unicorn headband.

 

Enchanting Flower Fairies

Enchanting Flower Fairies CostumesThese colorful flower fairy costumes are intended for adults, but could be altered for a child as well. Detailed instructions and photos are available on this page.

 

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor Tag - arrange pumpkins and bat on tag and glue in place

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor TagThese adorable Halloween pumpkin and bat tags are made using a paper punch. They are easily customized and are a great way to use up scraps of paper you may have leftover from other projects.

 

DIY Pumpkin and Ghost Halloween Favor Tag - collage photo fo mini pumpkins, cord and tag tied to a pumpkin

Halloween Favor TagsMake some cute little tags for your Halloween favors. They are fun to make and the possibilities are numerous. The list of supplies used and instructions can be found on this page.

 

You're My Boo Card - finished card

Making a 'You're My Boo' Halloween CardIf you enjoy cardmaking, you probably look for ideas for almost any event or occasion. Make this cute Halloween card for a friend or significant other. This page contains the instructions for making a "You're My Boo" Halloween card.

 

Mini Rainbows Decorated Pumpkin - finished pumpkin

Making a Mini Rainbows Decorated PumpkinDecorate a faux pumpkin with a rainbow theme using scraps of felt and paper. It is a fun take on traditional Halloween decorations.

 

Hanging Halloween Themed Hoop Decoration - finished decoration hanging on brick fireplace

Making a Hanging Halloween Themed Hoop DecorationHanging Halloween decorations are a fun addition to the rest of your seasonal decor. Learn how to make a Halloween themed hoop decoration, including the floral wire hoop.

 

Blowing Fire Costume Accessory - finished fire accessories

Making a Fire Breathing Costume AccessoryIf you or your child is dressing as a dragon, you will want to make this accessory to provide the fiery breath. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to make a fire breathing costume accessory.

 

Fortune Teller Costume - ball

Making a Fortune Teller CostumeThe mystery associated with a fortune teller, makes this a great Halloween costume choice. This page contains tips and photos for putting together a fortune teller costume for Halloween or another occasion.

 

Witch Doctor and Shrunken Head Costumes - finished witch doctor and shrunken head

Witch Doctor and Shrunken Head CostumesThese elaborate pet costumes are actually relatively easy to make if you follow the instructions on this page. Transform your dogs into a witch doctor and a shrunken head.

 

Witch Spider Pumpkin Home Decor - spider wearing a witch hat headband

Witch Spider Pumpkin Home DecorA black foam pumpkin, pipe cleaners, googly eyes, and a witch hat headband combine to make this cute witch spider seasonal decoration. Other types of pumpkins can also be used, just warm up the hot glue.

 

Pom Pom Bat Decoration - hand holding the bat hanging from a gold pipe cleaner

Pom Pom Bat DecorationDeck out a pom pom with paper bat wings, googly eyes, and a pipe cleaner hanger to create this cute bat decoration.

 

Fall/Halloween Candy Bouquet

Fall/Halloween Candy BouquetThis candy bouquet is a good choice to make as a fall festival sale item for your organization or as a centerpiece or bit of home decor. This page contains the instructions and photos needed to make your own fall/Halloween candy bouquet.

 

Halloween Hand Puppet - a witch and a vampire paper hand puppet

Making Halloween Hand PuppetsUse colored paper to make these, fun to play with, Halloween hand puppets. They are a great addition to a party or family gathering on All Hallows' Eve. This page includes instructions for making a vampire and a witch. Use your creativity to fashion other characters.

 

Boo Banner

Making a Handprint Boo BannerIncorporate paper cutouts of your child's handprint into this cute "boo" banner. It only requires, construction paper, scissors, and your choice of string or ribbon to hang it.

 

A decorated witch hat on a door.

Decorating a Dollar Tree Witch HatCrafting does not need to be expensive. This project begins with a witch hat frame from the Dollar Store. You can decorate it with things in your stash or get some friends together to share the expense. Read on for instructions for making a witch hat decoration.

 

Fall or Halloween Illuminated Bags - finished luminaria

Making Fall Illuminated BagsWhile this project began with a kit you can make your own fall themed illuminated bags to use not just for Halloween but on through Thanksgiving. Come Christmas, switch to luminaria. This page provides tips for making these paper bag decorations.

 

Paper Ghost Banner - hanging ghost banner

Making a Paper Ghost BannerHave the kids help make this Halloween paper ghost banner. Displaying banners is a great way to decorate for the seasons and other special events.

 

Fabric Covered Foam Pumpkin - finished pumpkin sitting next to a white pumpkin with painted triangle pattern

Making a Fabric Covered Foam PumpkinUse fabric strips or a piece of fabric to cover a foam pumpkin to create a delightful bit of fall decor. Use varying colors to make an arrangement. This project is adaptable to Halloween or fall, in general.

 

DIY Puffy Stickers from Hot Glue - ghost, Jack 'o Lantern,  and candy corn puffy stickers

DIY Puffy Stickers from Hot GlueHot glue has so many craft applications. Learn how to make cute puffy hot glue stickers for Halloween or any occasion.

 

Yarn Bombed Pumpkin -  continue down the sides

Making Crochet Chain Wrapped PumpkinsMaking crochet chains is fairly easy. Get the kids to start making them in your choice of yarn colors. The more advanced crochet crafter can work up the stem and leaves. Then hot glue the chains to a faux pumpkin for a fun fall decoration.

 

How to Make Hot Glue Spiders - spider sitting on maker's hand

How to Make Hot Glue SpidersHere's how to have fun making simple, inexpensive spider decor for Halloween. You just need your hot glue gun and some acrylic paint.

 

Halloween Hair Accessories - spider bobby pin and google eye clip

Halloween Hair AccessoriesHere are two examples of Halloween hair accessories you could make from googly eyes and a spider ring (purchased from the Dollar Tree).

 

Cute Little Crochet Circle Pumpkin - finished pumpkin in a bed of faux fall leaves

How to Make a Simple Crochet Circle PumpkinCrochet circles are sewn together to make this simple, cute pumpkin. You can make it in varying sizes. The instructions and photos necessary to a work up this crochet circle pumpkin follow.

 

Milk Lid Pumpkin Magnets  - two finished pumpkin magnets

Making Milk Lid Pumpkin MagnetsSimply paint some milk or juice carton lids orange and create these cute pumpkin magnets with pipe cleaner stems and vines. You will find photos and instructions for making milk lid pumpkin magnets on this page.

 

Dollar Tree Tiny Scrubber Pumpkins - finished pumpkins

Making Tiny Pot Scrubber PumpkinsSmall copper pot scrubbers, faux fall leaves, and pieces of a cinnamon stick can be made into cute little pumpkins for use as inexpensive autumn decorations. The instructions and photos necessary can be found on this page.

 

Floating Ink Ghost Race - playing floating ghosts

Making a Floating Ink Ghost RaceThese floating ink ghosts are a fun science experiment and a game all at the same time. This is a fun and easy activity for a Halloween party or in your classroom.

 

Mini Sock Pumpkins - blue and white sock pumpkins

How to Make Mini Sock PumpkinsThese mini sock pumpkins are a great way to use those lone socks that you may have around the house. You can add embellishments if you want or keep them simple.

 

Pumpkin Decor - two finished cup pumpkins lit with LED candles

Pumpkin Decor Using Plastic CupsGrab some clear plastic cups and battery operated votives to make these easy glowing jack-o-lanterns. They are inexpensive to make and a perfect last minute decoration.

 

Decorated Paper Pumpkins - two decorated paper pumpkins

Making Decorated Paper PumpkinsThese quick and easy pumpkins are a great way to use up cardboard packaging. Customize them with funny faces or other Halloween embellishments.

 

Succulent Pumpkin Planter - having added soil begin to plant cuttings

DIY Foam Pumpkin Succulent PlanterThose foam pumpkins that you see at the craft stores can be turned into adorable succulent planters. These are easy to make and would be perfect centerpieces for a holiday party.

 

Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin Craft - individual pipe cleaner pumpkin

Pipe Cleaner Pumpkin CraftAn easy, fall craft for all ages that uses pipe cleaners. It is soft, fuzzy and very cute.

 

Jack o'Lantern Foam Pumpkin Faces - laughing foam pumpkin face

Making Jack o'lantern Foam Pumpkin FacesThis is a simple Halloween craft project that the kids can do as well. You will need some precut foam pumpkins and a Sharpie. Then just jump in and make some Jack o' lantern foam pumpkin faces.

 

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Crocheted Pumpkin Candy Jar Cover - pumpkin candy jar filled with candy corn, with some scattered around the jar on the table

Crocheted Pumpkin Candy Jar CoverWith just a little orange yarn, a little less black and green yarn, and a jar you can make this cute little candy holder!

 

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor Tag - attach to mini Halloween notepad

DIY Pumpkin and Bat Halloween Favor TagHaving a tag lever punch is very versatile and could be used year-round. You can find this puncher at your local arts and crafts store. You can save money on this when there is a 50 or 60% off coupon!

 

Halloween Candy Spiders - candy packages and two spiders

Halloween Candy SpidersWill you be hosting a Halloween party this year? You can hand form some spiders made from pipe cleaners. Display these spiders on your table with candy assortments.

 

DIY Pumpkin and Ghost Halloween Favor Tag - mini pumpkin with tag

DIY Pumpkin and Ghost Halloween Favor TagThere are endless possibilities when decorating tags. Here is another cute Halloween themed tag I made using regular craft supplies you probably already have at home!

 

Cardboard Halloween Napkin Rings - completed napkin rings lying across a plate

Cardboard Halloween Napkin RingsUpcycle your cardboard tubes into cute little napkin rings for the Halloween season. You just need a bit of paint, toilet paper, and googly eyes.

 

Fancy Costume Wand - child's hand holding the lavender wand

Fancy Costume WandNeed a comfortable Halloween costume for your daughter to wear to school? You can make a soft crown paired with this wand and any dress of your choice for a princess/fairy inspired costume.

 

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An artificial microphone for a Halloween costume.

Making a Pop Star MicrophoneHere is a costume microphone for your budding pop star. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

A skeleton made from white Q-Tips.

Halloween Q-Tip SkeletonUse Q-tips and paper to make these cute skeletons for Halloween. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

A black cat made with paper plates.

Paper Plate Black CatHere's a cute kids' craft that uses paper plates and paint to make these spooky cats. Learn how to make them in this short video.

 

A mantle pennant made in Halloween patterned fabric.

Halloween Mantel PennantsDress up a boring fireplace mantle with this decorative pennant made from Halloween themed fabric triangles. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

Glue being applied to the end of a Halloween Yo Yo Tree.

Halloween Yo Yo TreeSmall fabric "yo yos" can be made from any scrap fabric and used for a variety of projects. Here they are combined to create a cute decorative Halloween tree. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

Paper Plate Candy Corn Garland

Paper Plate Candy Corn GarlandHere is a cute idea for making a candy corn garland using paper plates. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

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A dog dressed as Medusa and another dressed as a soldier being turned to stone.

Medusa Turning a Soldier to Stone CostumesPhoenix and Gryphon are dressed up as a classic Greek myth. Phoenix is Medusa, a terrifying Gorgon monster with living venomous snakes in place of hair, known for her power to turn onlookers to stone. Gryphon is the soldier who attempted to defeat Medusa, but despite his best efforts, was turned to stone by Medusa's deathly gaze.

 

Colorful Box of Crayons Costume

Colorful Box of Crayons CostumePhoenix and Gryphon are the green and blue crayons in a giant box of Canineyola Crayons, ready to fill your Halloween with color.

 

Labyrinth Movie Costumes - finished scene

Labyrinth Movie CostumesPhoenix and Gryphon are dressed as characters from the classic Jim Henson movieLabyrinth, in a tribute to the late great David Bowie. Gryphon is dressed as David Bowie's character Jareth, the Goblin King. Phoenix is wearing an illusion costume so that he is taking on the role of two of the characters, both the girl Sarah and the baby Toby.

 

Enchanting Flower Fairies - fairies sitting next to each other

Enchanting Flower FairiesWe decided to create flower fairy costumes. We decided to do two different flowers, a Purple Daisy Fairy and a Yellow Sunflower Fairy. We wanted to make beautiful enchanted costumes so we would look like we were part of the Enchanted Forest!

 

Witch Doctor and Shrunken Head Costumes - finished witch doctor and shrunken head

Witch Doctor and Shrunken Head CostumesGryphon, the witch doctor, donned his creepy cloak with bands of leather. Gryphon, the witch doctor, wore a headpiece of bones and feathers. Then, Gryphon, the witch doctor, put Phoenix in a cauldron on the table. He told him, Ooo, ee, oo ah ah. Ting tang, walla walla bing bang!. This is what he said. He put a bone with braids through Phoenix's nose. And then he shrunk his head!

 

Ice Phoenix Costumes - two women wearing the costumes

Ice Phoenix CostumesWe dressed up as Ice Phoenixes, which are a twist on the traditional phoenix. The mythical phoenix is typically known to have the power of fire, and be a fiery bird in shades of orange, red, and gold. There is, however, a more rare type of phoenix that has the power of ice, known as the Ice Phoenix.

 

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Making an Inexpensive Old Man Halloween CostumeHow can I make an old man Halloween costume for my 10 year son? We do not have a lot of money to spend.

 

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Making a Leather MaskI'm making a leather mask for a Halloween masked ball and I'm going to soak it and let it air dry, so it hardens and retains its shape. I already have paper pieces cut out for the parts, but I want to know how much the leather will shrink before I stitch all the leather together.

 

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