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51 DIY Halloween Projects

From Interactive Jack-O-Lanterns to Festive Pumpkin Kegs

— October 8, 2014 — Art & Design
The Halloween season is the perfect time to get creative and these DIY Halloween projects are a great way to flex those skills. Although some people might prefer thinking up a fun costume and then heading to the local second-hand shop to put it together, others prefer to start from scratch. In addition to fun costume ideas, there are easy decorations and delicious recipes to be found in this collection of DIY Halloween projects.

From black cat pumpkins to chic mini mouse ears and even a gruesome digital t-shirt, there are a number of DIY Halloween projects that can help people express their scary sides this year. Many of them are fun for the whole family.
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Popped Sweet Snacks
Popped Sweet Snacks
This Candy Bar Caramel Corn is Downright Sinful
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Spooky DIY Doormats
Spooky DIY Doormats
Add Some Typographic Decor to Your Home This Halloween with This DIY Guide
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Mummified Mason Jars
Mummified Mason Jars
This DIY Halloween Decor Project is Adorably Festive and Easy to Make
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Festive Pumpkin Kegs
Festive Pumpkin Kegs
This Homemade Halloween Keg is Made from a Hollowed Out Pumpkin
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Festive DIY Glitter Pumpkins
Festive DIY Glitter Pumpkins
This Simple DIY Project Creates a Rustic-Glam Look for the Holidays
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Spooky Googly-Eyed Manicures
Spooky Googly-Eyed Manicures
The 'Runway DIY' Halloween Nail Designs are Eerie
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Artsy Office Supply Pumpkins
Artsy Office Supply Pumpkins
The Thumbtack Pumpkin Tutorial is a Cheap Way to Create Glamor
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Retro Fabric Pumpkins
Retro Fabric Pumpkins
Turn Vintage Fabric Designs into Plump Pumpkins with This Fun DIY Guide
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Upcycled Sweater Pumpkins
Upcycled Sweater Pumpkins
This Craft Transforms Outgrown Sweaters into Festive Pumpkins
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DIY Donut Outfits
DIY Donut Outfits
Dress Up as Your Favorite Sugary Treat with This Helpful DIY Guide
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Light Bulb Ornaments
Light Bulb Ornaments
The Gnarled Branch Presents Hand-Painted Gothic Ornaments
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DIY Shutterbug Disguises
DIY Shutterbug Disguises
The Tyler Card Nikon Camera Costume is a Fully Functioning Getup
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Melting Rainbow Jack-O-Lanterns
Melting Rainbow Jack-O-Lanterns
The Drip Crayon Pumpkin Tutorial is the Artsy Answer to Halloween
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Floating Face Jars
Floating Face Jars
This DIY Halloween Decoration is a Jar of Pickled Heads
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Watermelon Jack-O-Lanterns
Watermelon Jack-O-Lanterns
Watermelons Replace Pumpkins for a Twist on Tradition
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Spooky Haunted Hanging Decor
Spooky Haunted Hanging Decor
Protect Your House with Homemade Charmed Ghost Wreaths
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Disturbingly Delicious Cocktails
Disturbingly Delicious Cocktails
The Blood and Bones Cocktail Will Give You Something to Chew On
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Adorable Kitty Pumpkins
Adorable Kitty Pumpkins
These DIY Cat Pumpkins are a Festive Way to Ring in the Season
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Steampunk Plastic Pumpkins
Steampunk Plastic Pumpkins
Yami Guru Creates DIY Trick-Or-Treat Buckets
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Candy Bar Cakes
Candy Bar Cakes
The Chocolate Covered Butterfinger Cheesecake is the Perfect Post-Halloween Treat
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DIY Chalkboard Text Pumpkins
DIY Chalkboard Text Pumpkins
These Typographic DIY Halloween Pumpkins Display Spooky Text
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DIY Ghostly Jug Decorations
DIY Ghostly Jug Decorations
The 'Disney Family Fun' Spirit Lanterns are Great for Halloween
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Pumpkin-Shaped Oranges
Pumpkin-Shaped Oranges
The Disney Family Fun Snack-O-Lantern is a Healthy Dessert
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Chic Mouse Ear Headbands
Chic Mouse Ear Headbands
Add Lace to a Mickey Mouse Ear Design to Create a Stylish Hair Accessory
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DIY Fashionable Avian Ensembles
DIY Fashionable Avian Ensembles
The P.S. I Made This Crow Costume Tutorial Takes On Stylish Birds
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Halloween Pyro Pumpkins
Halloween Pyro Pumpkins
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern Lights Up Epically
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Killer Splattered Manicures
Killer Splattered Manicures
Try Out a Halloween Bloody Nail Manicure With the Drippy Nail Tutorial
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Galactic Animal Accesories
Galactic Animal Accesories
The Woodland Creatures Mask Set Plays on a Masquerade Theme
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DIY Chic Jack-O-Lanterns
DIY Chic Jack-O-Lanterns
For the Coolest Halloween Pumpkin Try Funky Ombre Pumpkins
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Ferocious Safari-Inspired Outfits
Ferocious Safari-Inspired Outfits
Make a DIY Lion Costume for Your Child This Halloween
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DIY Superhero Jumpers
DIY Superhero Jumpers
The Retro Wonder Woman Sweater Requires Knitting Skills
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DIY Halloween Decor Designs
DIY Halloween Decor Designs
Turn Your Tiny Pumpkins into Creative Jack-O-Lantern Candles
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Creepy Doll Makeup Tutorials
Creepy Doll Makeup Tutorials
This Chucky-Inspired Tutorial is Gory and Sultry
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Crocheted Turtle Costumes
Crocheted Turtle Costumes
Turn Your Pet Turtle into King Koopa with this Knitting Tutorial
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DIY Dripping Mascara Lashes
DIY Dripping Mascara Lashes
KlairdeLys Teaches How to Create Black Tears Eyelashes
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DIY Infant Dessert Ensembles
DIY Infant Dessert Ensembles
This Felt Cookie Costume Fixes as the Perfect Baby Get-Up
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Simple DIY Skeletal Decor
Simple DIY Skeletal Decor
Build the Papercraft Skeleton for a Fun Halloween Activity
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Super Heroic Pumpkin Sculptures
Super Heroic Pumpkin Sculptures
The 'The Thing' Jack-o-Lantern is a Creative Halloween Project
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Replicated Singer Costumes
Replicated Singer Costumes
This Halloween Pull Together a DIY Lana Del Rey Costume
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Effortless Sushi Costumes
Effortless Sushi Costumes
Turn an Ordinary Tee into a Scrumptious Sushi Ensemble with This Guide
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Interactive Jack-O-Lanterns
Interactive Jack-O-Lanterns
This DIY Halloween Pumpkin Kit Lights Up with Sound
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DIY Stamped Cookie Treats
DIY Stamped Cookie Treats
The 'Bakingdom' Halloween Baked Goods are a fun and Delicious Treat
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DIY Wine Bottle Pumpkins
DIY Wine Bottle Pumpkins
Recycle Your Alcoholic Beverages to Make Ghostly Halloween Decorations
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Festive Striped Sweets
Festive Striped Sweets
These Candy Corn Cupcakes are Perfect for Halloween
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Undead Garden Ornaments
Undead Garden Ornaments
The RC Crawler is the World's Best Halloween Decoration
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Halloween Life Hacks
Halloween Life Hacks
Guff Provides Easy DIYs for Halloween House Parties
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Brutally Bloody Nail Art
Brutally Bloody Nail Art
The iPolished Blood Splatter Expert Manicure Takes a Violent Approach
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DIY Halloween Specimen Jars
DIY Halloween Specimen Jars
Evil Mad Scientist Labs Creates Gnarly Snacks for the Spooky Season
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Confined Cranium Cakes
Confined Cranium Cakes
These Brains in a Jar Cupcakes are Terrifyingly Delicious
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Fantasy TV Halloween Costumes
Fantasy TV Halloween Costumes
Try This DIY Daenerys Targaryen Game of Thrones Halloween Costume
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Quirky DIY Fruit Costumes
Quirky DIY Fruit Costumes
This DIY Makes a Fantastic Pineapple Fruit Costume for Adults
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