Halloween Pumpkin Design Ideas

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The creativity of graphic designers has blossomed, producing an endless array of pumpkin carving stencils for Halloween. Stencils actually combine two great values in one. They’re an ultra-easy way to scratch an outline on the pumpkin face with an icepick, which can be carved with ease later. Or, you can use a black marker and […]

How To Create Scary Sound Effects


Planning a haunted house for Halloween and need some scary sound effects? Well, here are some low-cost, do it yourself examples of how ordinary household items I found on Martha Stewart’s site. They can be used to fill your house with mischievous poltergeist.

Dried Shrunken Apple Heads


Looking for that little extra something to complete your Halloween decorations? I found a great food craft over at FabulousLiving.com. These little faces, made from dried apples, can look really nasty and sinister — the perfect thing to decorate a Halloween party. Tuck them in among the food at your Halloween Buffet. You can also […]

Halloween Crafts Made Easy

Tissue Paper Ghosts

One of the things that make Halloween so wonderful is that you can dress up, display Halloween crafts and scare all the folks you want in the spirit of fun. Decorating your home, car or office is the first step in setting the mood for Halloween and can be accomplished with just a little patience […]

How To Make A Paper Mache Mask


If you dress up for Halloween, you may want to add a mask to accentuate your costume.  The easiest thing to do would be to buy a mask from a novelty store.  If you want to make your appearance unique, however, it’s best to make your own mask.

How to Make a Halloween Lantern


To make a Halloween lantern out of a turnip, you need a large root such as a swede, a beet, or a mangel. These are the kind of roots which have reddish skin and yellow flesh.  The skin of these turnips can be carved (or scribed) to make a pattern that will glow when a […]

The Long-Legged Spider


Halloween crafts that make for an impressive low-cost centerpiece for a buffet table or part of your Halloween decorations are long-legged spiders. This friendly arachnid is all legs.