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40 Halloween DIY Projects

From Spooky Lawn Decor to Upcycled Costume Ideas

— September 24, 2014 — Art & Design
This list of Halloween DIY projects allows one to create crafty costumes or decor items for a fraction of the price. Conceived for the budget-conscious craft lover, these tutorials will ensure one spends half the money on Halloween decor while have twice the amount of fun then they would in a store.

These projects range from fun home decor activities that will get the whole family involved this holiday to quick-and-easy costume get-ups that will save those who are looking for a last-minute disguise.

Whatever your plan this holiday, these Halloween DIY projects are sure to make the experience more enjoyable for individuals of all ages. These projects are not only fun and inexpensive but will make great memories when done with friends or family.
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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 Candy Corn Bottles
Festive Candy Corn Bottles
These DIY Candy Corn Wine Bottles are a Great Halloween Decoration Idea
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Creepy Confection Adornments
Creepy Confection Adornments
The Zombie Cupcake Kit Helps You Create Scary Halloween Treats
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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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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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DIY Wind-Up Jack o' Lanterns
DIY Wind-Up Jack o' Lanterns
Make Your Own Musical Pumpkins
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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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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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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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Halloween Pyro Pumpkins
Halloween Pyro Pumpkins
Flamethrowing Jack-O'-Lantern Lights Up Epically
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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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Simple DIY Skeletal Decor
Simple DIY Skeletal Decor
Build the Papercraft Skeleton for a Fun Halloween Activity
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LED Eyelashes
LED Eyelashes
Designer Soomi Park Puts a Twinkle in Your Eye
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Halloween Lawn Decor
Halloween Lawn Decor
Flamingos With Fricken Laser Beams are a Haunting DIY Project
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DIY Comic Hero Costumes
DIY Comic Hero Costumes
This Rafael Bastos Guide Offers a Cheap and Easy Halloween Solution
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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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Magical Optical How-Tos
Magical Optical How-Tos
The Mad Eye Moody Mad Eye DIY is a Fun Project
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DIY Mexican Halloween
DIY Mexican Halloween
Day of the Dead Sugar Skulls
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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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Modern Art Pumpkins
Modern Art Pumpkins
From Louis Vuitton to Graffiti-Inspired Jack-o'-Lanterns
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Upcycled Halloween Costumes
Upcycled Halloween Costumes
Think Outside the Box with these Wickedly Recycled Costumes
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Tampon Crafts
Tampon Crafts
DIY Feminine Product Projects
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DIY Paper Jack-O'-Lanterns
DIY Paper Jack-O'-Lanterns
Recycled Book Pumpkin Decorations are Halloween Decor without the Mess
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Knitted Wigs
Knitted Wigs
Meg Reardon's DIY Style Statement Signals the End of Bad Hair Days
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DIY Star Wars Masks
DIY Star Wars Masks
Make a Stormtrooper Helmet Out of Two Milk Jugs
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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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