Halloween DIY Bat Garland ~ We're batty for this easy Halloween garland! To create this DIY Halloween decoration, just cut foam pieces into bat shapes and string a strand of them along your mantel. (You can download our free template.) The second part of the banner? Colorful trimmed straws that hang along another piece of wire. It's that simple. Once you hang it, spread out the straw and twist to add the different angles.
No-Carve Pumpkins Decorated with Yarn ~ This one is so easy, you can do it while watching your favorite show. Grab a few mini gourds for less than a dollar, then wrap them with colorful yarn for the coziest Halloween craft. Our easy Halloween guide offers design tutorials and simple suggestions so you can get a little funky and customize this no-carve pumpkin craft.
No-Carve Unicorn Pumpkin ~ Forget Halloween ghouls and vampire fangs! This Halloween, we’re creating a magical unicorn pumpkin. This inexpensive decoration uses a crafts pumpkin, which will last for years to come. Our no-mess tutorial will be a hit with kids, who can form their very own unicorn horn.
Easy No-Carve Hedgehog Pumpkin ~ These adorable candy pumpkins are adored by kids (especially if you let them sneak a few bites of candy corn) and require absolutely no carving. Craft these no-carve hedgehogs by gluing sweet candy corn onto a faux pumpkin, then decorating with a happy hedgehog face.
Haunted Halloween Birdhouses ~ This spooky Halloween town has gone to the birds. Round up an array of wooden birdhouses and coat them with glossy black and matte gray spray paint to re-create this Halloween craft. We positioned our haunted town on a vibrant orange bench and completed the scene with miniature pumpkins and plastic spiders.
DIY Nail Polish Pumpkins ~ Use up old shades of nail polish with this 30-minute kids Halloween craft that can be a girls' night activity, too. Replicate our chic marble design by dropping nail polish into water, then mixing the colors with a toothpick. Decorate the small pumpkins by dipping the gourds into the colorful mixture, then allow to dry. Plus, you can do your nails to match after. Genius!
Floating Front Porch Ghosts ~ Your guests/neighbors/trick-or-treaters will be blown away by these bobbing Halloween decorations. Give your front porch a spooky effect by inviting over a few floating ghosts to hang around. If you don't have spirits on speed dial, you can re-create our Halloween ghost craft in three steps. Simply draw black eyes on a white balloon, apply a thin coat of decoupage to the top of the balloon, then cover with cheesecloth. Cut the bottom of the cheesecloth into strips for an uneven edge that will wave in the wind on Halloween night.