5 Frighteningly Fun Halloween DIY Projects
Halloween is sneaking up fast! Do you need a few ideas to put the finishing touches on your décor and liven up your parties? Try these five quick DIY projects.
Origami Pumpkin and Ghost Lights
With just some orange and white wax paper, clear tape and a black marker, you can transform a string of white LED lights into cute, luminous pumpkins and ghosts.
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Gather the kids or some crafty friends, and follow the tutorial to fold the paper into covers for each light. Draw some jack-o’-lantern and ghost faces,secure the paper, and you’re ready to go.
Smiling Balloon Pinata
Use the top of a wide-mouthed plastic bottle to stuff an orange balloon full of treats before blowing it up and adding a black paper jack-o’-lantern “face” to the front.
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Make one for each of your kids or the guests at your Halloween party, and watch everyone have a literal blast popping the balloon to get the surprise inside.
Front Door “Mummy”
White streamers or even a roll of toilet paper can transform your front entrance into a cute “mummy.” Kids will get a kick out of this one, so let them help you dress up the door.
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When you’re done, cut out two big eyes from white and black construction paper, and stick them to the wrapping to greet trick-or-treaters or party guests.
“5 Little Pumpkins” Quilt Block
Delight young kids with this quick quilting project designed to double as a game. This simple square can be put together in a short time using your favorite quilting tools.
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This quilt features five felt-backed pumpkins buttoned onto the fabric. It’s perfect if you have kids who are just learning to count or need a fall-themed gift for a little one in the family!
Candy Corn Candle Holders
If you can’t resist candy corn but are wary of artificial ingredients, put it to good use in your décor instead. Take a few cylindrical glass candle holders, fill the bottoms with enough candy corn to support white pillar candles and nestle the candles inside. Just be sure to discard the candy corn when the Halloween festivities are over.
With these fast and fun DIY ideas, you’ll have your home looking fantastic just in time for Halloween.