7 Easy Halloween DIY Projects

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The only thing that's more fun than decorating the house for Halloween is figuring out fun ways to get creative with your holiday crafts! Whether you're using empty TP tubes, cutting up paper plates, or embellishing plain glass vases from the Dollar Store, out of the box Halloween decor is easy to do and fun for the whole family. Here's some inspiration from crafty Hometalk bloggers.

Project via Nancy @The Peaceful Planet

Turn TP Tubes into Creepy Candles

You can create your own drippy, dark Halloween candles, using toilet paper or paper towel tubes and electric tea lights. Child-safe and just the right amount of spooky, these little lanterns are great for setting atop a mantel or for lighting up a tablescape.

Project via Giustina @Domestically Blissful

Make Metallic Acorns from Plastic Easter Eggs

Upcycle last seasons extra plastic eggs, with a little twine and a touch of metallic paint. Set a bowl of shiny acorns on your coffee table, or better yet, fill them with Halloween candies and treats and hand them out to trick-or-treaters.

Project via Kelli @Craft Shack

Update Plain Glass Vases to Make Spooky Centerpieces

Turn your boring glass vases into dark display urns covered in webs and sparkling spiders. No matter what you fill it with (branches, faux flowers, pine cones), this spook-tacular table topper will set the stage for a night of frights.

Project via Ananda @A Piece of Rainbow

Create Colorful Plush Pumpkins from Toilet Paper, Scarves, and Fabric

You can create a patch of pumpkins using things from around your home. Create a plush pumpkin shape, wrap it in pretty fabric, and arrange it on your mantel, to fill your home with fabulous fall goodness.

Project via Justine @The Typical Mom

Use a Black Garbage Bag to Make an Eerie Wreath

Turn scraps of large black garbage bags into inexpensive Halloween wreaths filled with webs, spiders, and tons of eerie charm. It's a classic rag style wreath, but with a dark Halloween twist.

Project via Amy @A Nest for All Seasons

Turn Brown Paper Bags into Halloween Luminaries to Line Your Walkway

Gather up some regular brown paper lunch bags and cut out a cityscape, jack-o-lantern face, or a spooky graveyard scene, for these easy electric luminaries to line your front porch or walkway. No matter how you design them, the soft yellow glow will be perfect for setting that Halloween mood.

Project via Kelly @Typically Simple

Make Candy Corn Bunting from a Paper Plate

Turn ordinary paper plates into sweet looking decor, with this easy and quick candy corn bunting DIY. All it takes is some orange and yellow paint, to turn thin paper wedges into tasty treat lookalikes that will let everyone know you're open for trick-or-treaters.

For more amazing Halloween ideas, check out the Halloween Decorations page on Hometalk!

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