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A creepy old abandoned house.

Classic Horror Movie Trivia GameThis is a page about classic horror movie trivia game. Plan a Halloween party that will keep everyone entertained with fun games.

 

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.

 

Decorations sitting on patio wall.

Making a Milk Jug SkeletonThis is a page about making a milk jug skeleton. Recycled milk jugs are the start to making a Halloween skeleton decoration.

 

A drawing of the biblical figure noah.

Bible Costume Ideas?This page contains bible costume ideas. Biblical character costumes can be simple to put together and warm for trick or treaters.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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Finished Halloween Q-Tip Skeleton

Making a Q-Tip SkeletonThis is a simple, fun kids craft to make with your children. This is a page about making a Q-tip skeleton.

 

Toilet paper tubes with glowing eyes.

Spooky Toilet Paper Tube EyesThis is a page about spooky toilet paper tube eyes. Toilet paper tubes are great for making easy craft projects, including 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.

 

Nightmare Before Christmas Yarn Wreath

Making a Nightmare Before Christmas Yarn...This is a page about making a Nightmare Before Christmas yarn wreath. For the fans of this popular movie, you can make a Halloween wreath using decorative elements from the film.

 

Spider Web Game

Halloween Spider Web Toss GameSpiders and spiderwebs are a classic Halloween theme. These easy to set up kids' party games add fun to any celebration and can have the rules tailored for different age groups.

 

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.

 

Cute girl in dalmation costume

Making a Dalmatian CostumeThis is a page about making a Dalmatian costume. With the popularity of 101 Dalmatians and their distinctive spots it's no wonder dressing up as a Dalmatian is a favorite amongst children.

 

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.

 

Making a Candy Corn Pot Holder

Making a Candy Corn Pot HolderThis is a page about making a candy corn pot holder. A cute pot holder is a perfect way to get you kitchen in the Halloween spirit.

 

LIttle Boy in Cowboy Costume

Making a Cowboy CostumeThis is a page about making a cowboy costume. The cowboy costume has been a Halloween favorite for many years. It's a great cheap option for boys of all ages.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Boy dressed in an old man costume.

Making an Old Man CostumeThis is a page about making an old man costume. Don't be grumpy that Halloween is here! Transform yourself into a grumpy old man and have some 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.

 

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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.

 

Pumpkin Pretzels

Making Pretzel PumpkinsDip pretzels in candy melts to make cute Halloween pretzel pumpkin treats. This is a page about making pretzel pumpkins.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Pop Star Microphone

Making a Fake MicrophoneThis is a page about making a fake microphone. Dressing up to be a pop singer is fun. Make a microphone to complete the outfit.

 

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.

 

Girl wearing a hermit crab costume.

How to Make a Hermit Crab CostumeIf you are looking for a cute, unique costume this may be just the one. This is a page about how to make a hermit crab costume.

 

"Up" Old Man Halloween Costume - young boy in PVC pipe walker

Making an "Up" Old Man Halloween CostumeCarl, an elderly balloon salesman, plans a long awaited trip to the jungles of South America by attaching numerous balloons to his house. This grumpy old man's real adventure is the relationship he forms with a young stowaway, Russell. Reconnect with this delightful story by making an "Up" old man Halloween costume for your or your child.

 

A couple dressed up as salt and pepper.

Halloween Costume Ideas for CouplesThis is a page about Halloween costume ideas for couples. Trying to come up with a couples Halloween costume can be fun or frustrating. Don't despair, get creative.

 

Felt Kitty Tail and Paws

Making a Felt Kitty Tail and PawsThis is a page about making a felt kitty tail and paws. This is a nice Halloween costume project, but also one that can add more items to your child's dressup box.

 

young girl dressed as tooth fairy

Making a Tooth Fairy CostumeThis is a page about making a tooth fairy costume. A fun dress up for a costume party or Halloween fun can be as a tooth fairy.

 

Pom Pom Pumpkins

Making Pom Pom PumpkinsThis is a page about making a pom pom pumpkin. Pom poms are inexpensive and easy to make for using in all kinds of craft projects.

 

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Pattern for Plastic Bag Pumpkin?I am looking for a pattern or suggestion on how to do a pumpkin using plastic bags. Thank you.

 

A couple in costume for Halloween.

Ice Cream Cone CostumeThis is a fairly quick "couples" Halloween costume that I made for my daughter and her boyfriend who works at an ice cream shop.

 

A pumpkin made from a round chair leg.

Sofa Legs as PumpkinsHere is a cute and fun way to repurpose the legs off an old couch that will be discarded. Many are round shaped. Simply unscrew the legs, paint them, and put a ribbon on top. They are nice decorations for Fall, Halloween, and Thanksgiving. They can be made into personalized handmade gifts, and balloon string holders too.

 

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Scrap Wood ScarecrowCute for fall! We had some scraps of "plank" wood leftover from an old backyard playset. My husband cut the planks and screwed and glued the parts together to form a scarecrow with a hat.

 

The completed candy corn decorations.

Wooden Candy Corn DecorationA little paint and some wood to make these cute and fun Halloween decorations!

 

Adding the words to the "spines" and a ribbon.

Halloween Trick or Treat Books DecorationThese wooden "books" could be painted different colors for different holidays with different names on the sides. This set is for Halloween.

 

A costumed child holding a bucket.

Trick or Treat Jack-'o-Lantern BucketAfter two years of being trapped at home due to the pandemic, we can finally go out and this time, the city is organizing trick or treat for kids.

 

A painted milk jug to resemble a sugar skull, with a candle at the top.

Day of the Dead Milk Gallon SkullHere is an easy and fun way to make a Day of the Dead, or most commonly known as Dia De Los Muertos, decorated skull. Simply use an empty and clean milk gallon jug with the handle facing forward. Use permanent markers or paint brushes and paint. You can also glue on glitter, etc. If you want to give it a cool effect at night, place a tea light on top as shown, or cut a hole at the bottom of the jug and insert it underneath. Enjoy !

 

A pumpkin painted with an Oregon Ducks helmet.

Oregon Ducks PumpkinThis is the pumpkin I painted with acrylic paints for my son this year, he is a huge fan of the University of Oregon football team, so he took it to a tail gate party in November.

 

A collection of painted pumpkins.

Painting PumpkinsInstead of carving a Jack-'o-Lantern in your pumpkin, why not paint it instead. This allows you to use color to create a fun or spooky decoration. The whole pumpkin can be used for pies after Halloween.

 

Three finished stuffed pumpkins.

Easy Stuffed Pumpkins'Tis the season for pumpkins (almost)! A great way to use up excess fabric pieces for a beautiful fall decoration.

 

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Orange Troll Ideas For Halloween?Anyone have a good idea for an orange troll for Halloween. I already received the one for a ghost and my grandson thinks it's a great idea. Now my granddaughter wants an orange troll and I haven't a clue where to start. Thanks for any ideas

 

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Trunk or Treat Firefighting Theme Ideas?I need a theme ideas for fire for trunk or treat. I have a Ford Bronco and do not know how to decorate it like firefighting.

 

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Making a Copy of Lady Gaga's Outfit from Bad Romance Video?I'm open to any suggestions for quickly recreating the outfit Lady Gaga wears with her dancers at the bath haus in the Bad Romance video. I've got snaps, rivets, upholstery thread, and thin white vinyl. I don't have sewing experience or more than a day to get this done.

 

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Instructions for an Adult Sailor Hat?Anyone have directions to make an adult sailor hat? Thanks.

 

The completed canning jar pumpkin.

Canning Ring PumpkinDon't know what to do with those extra canning rings? I have a lot more rings than seals so when I saw this cute project idea, I knew just what to do with the extra rings.

 

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Paper Mache Pumpkin?Does anyone have any ideas on how to make a paper mache (sp?) pumpkin for Halloween? Instead of buying a pumpkin I'd like to make some that I can keep and reuse. Any ideas would be welcome.

 

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Halloween Party Favors?I'm having my son's 7th birthday party a couple weeks early to make it a Halloween costume party.

 

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Video Game Theme Party?My friend and I are throwing a Halloween party and it has a video game theme. We are trying to find blue overalls like the Mario Brothers wear. Do you know where I can get some?

 

bobblehead costume

Bobblehead CostumeThis was my Halloween costume this year. One of my best friends and I create a children's TV show together and thought it would be great to make bobble heads of our TV personalities that we would later use on our show.

 

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Camelot Theme Costumes?I am looking for inexpensive costumes for ladies with a Camelot theme. Something to be used over a black turtleneck and black slacks. Maybe with a headpiece or a coat of arms theme. Any help is greatly appreciated.

 

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LuLu the Little Chicky Costume Ideas?My two toddlers are going as the Wonder Pets for Halloween and I need help with LuLu the little chicky. I already got great ideas for Tuck the Turtle on this website.

 

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Lightweight Mummy Halloween Decoration?My place of work has a door decorating contest every year. This year, my office is planning on entering. We are in need of suggestions on how to make a lightweight mummy, so that we can suspend it from the top of the door frame. Any idea of what materials we could use that would be lightweight and cheap?

 

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Costume Ideas for Someone Who Loves Fantasy and Computer Games?I'm at my wits end. You see my brother can't decide what costume to wear for Halloween. We all have it figured out besides him and as the 31st is getting closer, it's giving us less time to get a costume together. If you have any ideas for a fantasy loving, computer gaming, 11 year old boy then I would be glad for the costume ideas!

 

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Halloween Decorating Ideas?What are some decorating ideas for Halloween?

 

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Making Doll "Ghosts" with Starched Linen?Once I saw the cutest little "ghosts" made out of white linen. The person told me they were put into laundry starch then formed over dolls in spooky poses (arms out like they were walking towards you). Very cute.

 

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Child's Greek Goddess Halloween Costume?My niece wants to be a Greek goddess for Halloween, but we don't want to order the costume online because we don't know how it will look. Is there anyplace where we can find a dress, shoes, headband, and accessories like those shown in this photo? She is 12 years old.

 

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How To Paint a Child's Face Like Spiderman?Any suggestions out there for how to paint a child's face for Halloween?

 

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Making Bumble Bees for a Beekeeper Costume?Does any one know how to make bumble bees for a bee keeper costume or where to buy them?

 

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Reinforcing a Costume Helmet?I have a Power Ranger helmet that came with a Power Ranger costume. The helmet is split into two parts, the front and the back, and they attach with Velcro.

 

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Halloween Costumes Made from Things Around the House?I need a Halloween costume for me and my boyfriend for a party. What can I make with stuff I have around the house?

 

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Halloween Party Refreshments?I have a request concerning ideas for Halloween parties. I have all the decorations and all planned. I just need some good ideas as far as refreshments are concerned. The more disgusting and gross or creepy the better.

 

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Child Size Lab Coat?I bought a clown costume for my 3 old but she wants nothing to do with it. She wants to be a doctor. I have everything but the lab coat. Where do I get a lab coat that size (3 yrs) or how can I make it? Thank you in advance.

 

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Reindeer Costume for a Child?Where can I find ideas on making a reindeer costume for a child's "tap class"?

 

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Homemade Fog Machine Fluid?I have a fogger that we use for Halloween. The fogger fluid is kind of expensive. I would like to use it this year but don't want to have to buy that expensive store bought stuff. Does anyone happen to know what it is made of? Thanks in advance!

 

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Making a Wig for a Costume?For a Halloween costume, I'm looking forward to going as the ghost of Marie Antoinette. My problem is wigs are so expensive. Is there some way I could make something with cheapish materials looking historically accurate?

 

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Inexpensive Owl Halloween Costume For 5 Year Old?Looking for ideas to make an inexpensive owl Halloween costume for a 5 year old friend. Thank you.

 

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Making Adult Cry Baby Costume?I need easy ideas for making my own adult cry baby costume, or the adult in the high chair costume.

 

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How Late Do You Hand Out Candy?What time do you "close up shop" and turn off the porch lights for incoming Trick-or-Treaters on Halloween night? We get so few it is hard to tell when it is time. Many thanks.

 

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Child's Cherry Costume?For a fancy dress competition a small 3 year old child needs to dress as a cherry. I thought, maybe I could make the costume with some kind of paper or cardboard, or something else. Does anyone have any ideas?

 

A flask with green water and dry ice.

Creepy Dry Ice FlaskThis bubbling Flask decoration is made with food coloring and a little dry ice for fog and the bubbles.

 

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Decorating with Candy Corn?I am looking for a clever way to present candy corn, please help.

 

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Halloween Princess Party?How can I incorporate Halloween into my 8 year old daughters princess birthday party? Her birthday is right before Halloween and she really wants to do both.

 

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Globe Costume Idea?I am going to a party entitled "World's Fair" and was thinking of going as a globe. Of course, I don't know if I can pull it off. I was thinking of a hula hoop at my waist/equator. I would use old white bedsheets that I can paint the continents on.

 

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Costume for Church Play?My church is putting on 'A Night in Bethlehem'. We are all responsible for our costumes. I will be a woman in a Jewish home in Bethlehem at the time of Christs' birth, I need clothing ideas.

 

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"Ghoul-Ade" For HalloweenMix Kool Aid's together with sugar, in large pitcher. Add water and mix. Just before serving, add ginger ale.

 

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Getting Spooked! for HalloweenI have no idea who started this (kind of the point) but last night the doorbell rings and I open the door. I find a white balloon with a ghosts face markered on it. Tied to it is a tiny basket filled with candy and two papers. One is to put on my door that says, "We been Spooked!" with a picture of a ghost.

 

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A Frightfully Good TimeIt's almost Halloween - the days are slipping past, but they too can be a lot of fun - all leading up to a great family/friend time for all.

 

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Halloween Themed PartyMy 13 year old daughter wants to have a Halloween party, but she wants it to have 20 of her friends, and have really scary decorations. I said I am OK with it, but it costs way too much money.

 

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Ghost Party FavorsMake little ghost favors using a whole walnut for the head and a double Kleenex for the "sheet" and tie thin orange and black ribbons around the neck. Use a fine marker for eyes and mouth.

 

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Making Paws for an Animal CostumeSince Halloween is just around the corner I thought I would share this tip. When making an animal costume with paws for hands,(great if it's cold on Halloween like it is here) take a glove in the size you need and cut it apart.

 

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McDonald's Characters CostumesI am looking for a Ronald McDonald and Fry Guy Halloween costume.

 

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Halloween Costume: GhoulteacherFor Halloween one year, I bought the ugliest dress I could find at the thrift store. It was a black sheath dress with yellow, white and gold shear collar and it was sleeveless. I wore black pantyhose and glued spiders and ants on the hose and dress.

 

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Green Slime CakeCombine all the cake ingredients in a large bowl and beat until well blended.

 

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Homemade Spooky Halloween SoundsBefore they were on the market for sale, my family and I would make our own spooky sounding tapes to be played during Trick or Treat hours on Halloween.

 

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Jelly Bean CostumeA cute inexpensive Halloween costume is to get two large pieces of plastic, large enough to cover your body front and back (furniture stores are great places to get this) or use a large clear garbage bag. Tape the bottom and side edges together, but leave openings for your arms and legs. Leave the top open. Blow up assorted colors of balloons and fill the bag.

 

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Post-Mortem: A Halloween GameThis is so cool. Have guests seated in a circle so that things can be passed from one to the other easily. Have the room as dark as possible, and the person who reads the story can use a flashlight only while he is reading.

 

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Hair-Raising Recipes!Whip up some yummies! A cut above eye-of-newt, these treats satisfy even the harshest party critics.

 

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Ideas for Halloween Party DecorationsDrape white sheets over all the furniture and windows. It looks like a haunted house and a much more realistic and fun decoration than store-bought paper decorations. Add candles in old fashioned holders on top of covered tables, and a few hidden flashlights to provide creepy uplighting.

 

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Flying Ghosts Halloween DecorationMake some "Flying Ghosts" to hang from tree branches or porch. Gather a few "Leggs Eggs" or large plastic Easter eggs. Sandwich some filament or string between the two halves at the top. At the bottom, add three narrow strips about a foot long cut from a white plastic bag and glue shut. Paint the egg white and hang to dry.

 

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Halloween Costume: Stick Of Butter Lady (Paula Deen)For a fast and inexpensive costume that won't look like those at the store, why don't you go as Paula Deen? Or, as my husband affectionately calls her, 'The stick-of-butter lady' with the cooking show. Every recipe she makes seems to begin with a stick of butter, lol... so guys all seem to adore her recipes.

 

A group carving Jack-'o-lanterns for Halloween.

Pumpkin-Carving PartyPlan a pumpkin-carving party for your friends and family with children. Everyone brings a pumpkin and a food contribution.What a great way to open the holiday season!

 

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Jack in the Box CostumePop out of a Jack in the Box and surprise people at their doors this Halloween. On all box costumes, you will need to secure the box shut with tape

 

A group of kids in costume on Halloween.

Halloween PhotosHalloween (October 31st) is celebrated all across the world but especially in the U.S. Kids all across the country dress up and trick-or-treat in their local neighborhoods. Spooky or funny costumes can be purchased or created at home to wear to parties or events around Halloween.

 

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Use Washable Glue to Attach Gems To HairWhen I was young, I'd put little braids in my hair then glue rhinestones to the braids for sparkles when I'd go out at night. This would be wonderful for a child's fairy or princess costume at Halloween!

 

Halloween: Partly Cloudy Costume

Partly Cloudy CostumeTalk about a frugal, quick, inexpensive costume, this is it! Take any plain, solid-colored sweatshirt (preferably dark), glue or use double-stick tape to adhere some white pillow stuffing a little below the neck of the shirt.

 

A family carving a pumpkin for Halloween.

Celebrating HalloweenAlthough Halloween takes place on October 31st, the celebrations can happen anytime leading up to the big day, or even the following weekend. Many families carve pumpkins, decorate homes and yards and plan costume in honor of this spooky fall season.

 

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Frightfully Easy Ghost CookiesRecipe for Frightfully Easy Ghost Cookies. In small pan melt candy coating over low heat. Stirring constantly. Line cookie sheets with waxed paper. Holding cookie with tongs. . .

 

Bat cupcake

Bat Cup CakesThese Bat Cup Cakes are super easy and quick if you use Hostess Cupcakes like I did. You also could make similar bats with your own cupcakes.

 

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Embroidery Hoop Jack-O'-LanternThis is a fun and easy decoration you can make for Halloween. All you need is some scrap fabric and an embroidery hoop.

 

Halloween Yo Yo Garland

Halloween Yo Yo GarlandThis is a beautiful Halloween decoration that you can reuse year after year. It is made out of fabric yo yos and buttons.

 

A Jack-o'-Lantern made from a paper plate.

Paper Plate Jack-O'-LanternHere is a cute Halloween craft using paper plates and hand tracings. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

An orange cup of Jello with a Jack-o'-Lantern face.

Jello Jack-O'-Lantern CupsTake clear plastic cups and fill them with orange Jello to create these adorable Jack-O'-Lanterns. Learn how to make them 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.

 

Jack-o'-lantern Candy Bowl

Jack-O'-Lantern Candy BowlThis festive Jack-o'-lantern candy bowl is made from a decorative foam pumpkin, allowing years of use. Learn how to make it in this short video.

 

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Saving Money on Halloween Candy

Five Money Saving Tips for Halloween CandyHalloween is just around the corner, which means that many people will be buying tons of candy for visiting trick-or-treaters. There are ways to save money on this year's haul without sacrificing quality. Here are a few tips to keep in mind when shopping for Halloween treats.

 

Adding the words to the "spines" and a ribbon.

Halloween Trick or Treat Books DecorationThese wooden "books" could be painted different colors for different holidays with different names on the sides. This set is for Halloween.

 

Scarecrow

Scrap Wood ScarecrowCute for fall! We had some scraps of "plank" wood leftover from an old backyard playset. My husband cut the planks and screwed and glued the parts together to form a scarecrow with a hat.

 

A couple in costume for Halloween.

Ice Cream Cone CostumeThis is a fairly quick "couples" Halloween costume that I made for my daughter and her boyfriend who works at an ice cream shop.

 

A Halloween dance party.

Halloween Dance Theme Ideas for Your Next PartyHalloween is just around the corner, which means that you need to start thinking about how you're going to celebrate this spooky holiday. Whether you're hosting a costume party, throwing a themed dance party, or simply dressing up in costume for trick-or-treating, we've got ideas to inspire you.

 

A painted milk jug to resemble a sugar skull, with a candle at the top.

Day of the Dead Milk Gallon SkullHere is an easy and fun way to make a Day of the Dead, or most commonly known as Dia De Los Muertos, decorated skull. Simply use an empty and clean milk gallon jug with the handle facing forward. Use permanent markers or paint brushes and paint. You can also glue on glitter, etc. If you want to give it a cool effect at night, place a tea light on top as shown, or cut a hole at the bottom of the jug and insert it underneath. Enjoy !

 

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Halloween Costume Ideas?I work at a local boys and girls club. We are having a haunted house and party for our members. There is a staff of about 10. We need a theme for the members to enjoy as well as our staff.

 

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Halloween Party Gold Mine Theme?The theme for this year's Halloween party is "The Old West" and we plan to decorate the hallway like an old gold mine. Any ideas on how to create the look of gold on the walls using light? We will have the walls draped in black fabric.

 

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Making an Inexpensive Old Man Halloween Costume?How 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 Mask?I'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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Decorations for a College Halloween Party?I need ideas for Halloween decorations, I need to decorate the upcoming college Halloween party. Our decor area consists of several trees and a large yard. What ideas do you have that I can fill them up? Please help me by creating a discussion below, thanks for your interest.

 

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Making a Milk Jug Wind Sock?How do I make a ghost wind sock from a milk jug?

 

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