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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Making a Playing Cards CostumeThis is a page about making a playing cards costume. The playing card costume is great for wearing as an individual or with a group. This fun inexpensive costume is sure to be a hit at a Halloween party or trick-or-treating.
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.
Making Felt Kitty EarsThis is a page about making felt kitty ears. Kitty ears for a cat costume can easily be made from felt.
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.
Making a Crayon CostumeThis is a page about making a Crayola crayon costume. Dressing as a crayon is a really cute Halloween costume idea.
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.
Making a Beatles CostumeThis is a page about making a Beatles costume. The Beatles went through a number of style changes over the years. Whether you are doing it as a group costume or dressing up as your favorite Beatle this is a great costume for parties or Trick-or-Treating.
Making Halloween Punched Tin Can LanternsRecycling food cans into decorative lanterns is a fun project that can be tailored to any season or occasion. This is a page about making Halloween punched tin can lanterns.
Making a Phantom Of The Opera CostumeThis is a page about making a Phantom of the Opera costume. An iconic, mesmerizing and terrifying character, the Phantom of the Opera is an excellent costume for Halloween, costume parties or cosplay. With the distinctive mask this is a recognizable and fun costume to wear.
Willy Wonka Costume IdeasThis is a page about Willy Wonka costume ideas. Whether you are basing your costume on the classic book by Roald Dalh, the movies or the popular line of candy, there are many costume ideas to choose from.
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.
Making a Blues Brothers CostumeThis is a page about making a Blues Brothers costume. The Blues Brothers is a classic movie with iconic costumes that are recognized everywhere. With a few key accessories, your Blue Brothers costume will be ready to go in no time.
Making a Leprachaun CostumeThis is a page about making a leprechaun costume. Leprechaun costumes work well for St. Patrick's Day or Halloween. With a little planning, and perhaps a bit of luck, you can have a leprechaun costume done faster then you can say "Erin Go Bragh".
Making a Triceratops CostumeThis is a page about making a triceratops costume. Dinosaurs are a favorite kid and adult Halloween costume choice.
Making a Barney and Betty Rubble Couples CostumeThis is a page about making a Barney and Betty Rubble couples costume. Some costume ideas work best in pairs. Barney and Betty Rubble are a great example of this and the simplicity of the costume makes it a quick and easy option.
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.
Day of the Dead MasksMaking Day of the Dead masks helps kids have fun and learn about Mexico's traditional celebration!
Making Halloween "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.
Pumpkin Can Tea LightsThis is a recycled craft made from empty food cans. The faces are made with an acetylene cutting torch. Finish the project by painting the can orange, adding a wire handle, and a tea light or votive candle inside. A good project for the kids once the cans are prepared.
Pumpkin Wall DecorationHere is another inexpensive/free way of decorating your home for Halloween by cutting out square shaped pumpkins and then adding cut out the faces. They can be taped on the wall, a sliding door, or kitchen cabinets!
Witch and Warlock Apothecary Potion BottlesI use empty glass bottles that we use every day such as olive oil, salad dressing, liquor bottles, etc. I ask friends and family to save theirs as well. I use left over scraps of fabric, ribbon, yarn, acrylic paint, dollar store Halloween decor, and even things found in the yard.
Halloween SignThis year we won't be physically handing out candy to trick or treaters. I bought some small bags of candies (in case there will be trick or treaters). We will leave a bucket outside and I will have this sign hung over our camera (Ring) doorbell.
Garbage Bag Hanging Haunted HouseHere is a fun and simple way to make a hanging haunted house, using a garbage bag, scissors, and masking tape. This one is about 4x5 ft.!
Pom Pom SpiderYou can make cute and simple spiders using pom poms, pipe cleaners, and googly eyes. This craft can be done with kids and used in the spider hunt game!
CD Pumpkin Wall DecorationsDo you have old CDs, blank CDs, any kind of CDs you don't need anymore? You can turn them into pumpkin decorations!
Dino Halloween BannerMake this cute dinosaur banner from cupcake liners, construction paper, and googly eyes. If you have Halloween cupcake liners this would be a cute Halloween themed decoration or you can apply the same concept for a birthday party!
Wooden Fall PumpkinsThis is a cute wooden, take apart pumpkin that can be used to decorate for Halloween or during the autumn months.
PumpkinscapeThis is a fun way to have a cute design on a pumpkin without being an artist.
Five Minute Felt PumpkinMade this cute little felt pumpkin in five minutes!
Paper Monster RingsCreate this cute little rings as an addition to your kid's costume. You can draw or print out patterns found on the internet. Let your kids join in while doing this fun craft.
Mummy Decorative PillowOn a budget? Here's how you can transform your existing pillows into this mummy pillow as an accent piece. This will work if you have a lighter set of pillows.
Trick or Treat Candy Surprise Paper WrapsHere's a good treat for Halloween Trick or Treat! Surprise your kids with this cute monster paper candy wrap designed covers for your candies and other goodies to share.
Pumpkin Craft IdeasThere are many ways to use the festive pumpkin shape and bright orange color for Halloween and fall themed crafts. Pumpkins can be crafted from fabric, paper or even recycled materials.
Making Yo Yo Covered Papier-mâché PumpkinsI started this project some time ago when I was completely enamored with making yo yos for all sorts of potential craft projects. I am sharing them now because the yo yos can be a bit time consuming to make, so it is best to begin this project early. These two pumpkins were fun to make and would be a nice additional to your seasonal decor. Even though the fabric is quite Halloween themed, they can be used as a fall decoration and of course, can be made with any fabric choice.
How to Make Hanging BatsThese cute little hanging bats are made using paper towel rolls, black construction paper, and googly eyes. Learn how in the craft project found below.
Making a Last Minute Spider Face MaskFor a quick Halloween mask give this one a try. It is simple to make and uses items you might already have. The instructions follow.
Making Milk Jug SkullsLearn how to mold gallon milk or water jugs to make these amazing decorative skulls for Halloween. The instructions, with accompanying photos, are found below.
Making a Bloody Choker NecklaceGet out your hot glue gun, parchment paper, and red paint. This gruesome, creepy, Halloween necklace is fun to make and wear. Learn how here.
DIY Halloween Hair AccessoriesThese Halloween hair accessories are inexpensive and easy to make. They can be worn as part of your costume or as a small nod to the day.
Making a Hot Glue Spiderweb BowlUse hot glue to make this spooky spiderweb bowl. It makes a wonderful display piece for Halloween.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Repurposed Helium Tank Jack-o-LanternRe-purpose a party balloon helium tank by making this fun Jack-o-Lantern yard decoration for the fall season. Learn how below.
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.
Spooky Sparkle GlasswareDecorate plain glassware with glitter, glass gems, and more to create a spooky sparkle centerpiece or candle holder.
Making an Easy Burglar CostumeThis burglar costume is not only easy to make it is inexpensive as well. Learn how on this page.
Making Foil SpidersUse everyday aluminum foil and pipecleaners to make these creepy spider decorations. They are perfect for kids to make for Halloween.
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.
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.
Plastic Bag Ghost DecorationThese grocery bag ghosts can easily be made with items you likely have around the house.
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.
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 CostumesCreate a Little Shop of Horrors scene with your dogs dressed for their parts. This project includes step by step instructions and photos.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Making Cardboard Tube GhostsToilet paper tubes come in handy for so many craft projects. This page offers instructions for making cardboard tube ghosts.
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.
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.
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.
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 NecklaceWhip out your hot glue gun and make this excellent stitches choker. It is the perfect addition to many Halloween costumes.
Making a Witch Pumpkin LampDecorate small glass or plastic jars as witch pumpkins. Add LED lights and display these cute Halloween decorations.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.