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Top 35 DIY Ideas in October

From Halloween Life Hacks to Seasonal Beauty Recipes

— October 26, 2014 — Art & Design
With Thanksgiving, Halloween and Christmas just around the corner, this collection of top October 2014 DIY ideas focuses a lot of seasonal projects perfect for crafty individuals. Whether people want to get a head start on making a thoughtful and memorable gift for Christmas or create fun decorations for their Halloween house party, there are a number of fun ideas to get them started.

From Halloween life hacks that details cheap and easy ways to making a home more creepy to festive pumpkin kegs for casual Thanksgiving dinner parties and jeweled paracord bracelets as a pretty gift for a girlfriend, these top October 2014 DIY ideas will keep people busy as the weather continues to cool down. There are even a couple of homemade beauty concoctions as well to help beat the dry season.
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Foliage Phone Cases
Foliage Phone Cases
This DIY Pressed Flower Phone Case is Ideal for Nature Enthusiasts
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Fruity Collar Necklaces
Fruity Collar Necklaces
These DIY Watermelon Peter Pan Collars Add Color to Any Outfit
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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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Animalistic Box Lids
Animalistic Box Lids
These DIY Party Boxes are Topped with Upcycled Plastic Toys
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Festive Candle Crowns
Festive Candle Crowns
This DIY Birthday Crown Can Be Worn On Your Special Day
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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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Colorful Crochet Laces
Colorful Crochet Laces
These Handmade Knitted Shoe Lace Designs Add Color to Any Pair of Sneakers
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Seasonal Beauty Recipes
Seasonal Beauty Recipes
The Apple and Pumpkin Pie Spice Lotion is Perfect for Fall
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Dotted Accessory Decor
Dotted Accessory Decor
This Polkadot Jewelry Dish is a Chic and Inexpensive DIY Project
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DIY Autumnal Lamps
DIY Autumnal Lamps
This Table Lamp DIY Project Looks Like a Cluster of Metallic Fall Leaves
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Homemade Hydrating Face Mists
Homemade Hydrating Face Mists
Beat the Dry Winter Season with a DIY Beauty Product
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Fabric Storage Pockets
Fabric Storage Pockets
This DIY Hanging Fabric Storage Project has a Simple No-Sew Assembly
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DIY Jeweled Sunnies
DIY Jeweled Sunnies
This Bedazzled Eyewear Tutorial Lets One Embellish Their Shades
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Bejeweled Summer Accessories
Bejeweled Summer Accessories
These DIY Jewel Sandals are Inspired by Marni's Luxe Footwear Designs
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Animalistic Gift Wrap Kits
Animalistic Gift Wrap Kits
Luckies of London's Animal Gift Wrapping Set Makes Gifts Get Wild
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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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DIY Canvas-Patched Jackets
DIY Canvas-Patched Jackets
This Tutorial is Perfect for Updating an Out-of-Date Jean Jacket
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Pineapple Party Bags
Pineapple Party Bags
These Homemade Pineapple Loot Bag Designs are Ideal for Birthdays
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DIY Mermaid Hairstyles
DIY Mermaid Hairstyles
Refinery29 Breaks Down How to Achieve these Fantastical Tresses
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DIY Headwrap Accessories
DIY Headwrap Accessories
This Wax Print Project from Honestly WTF is a Summer Must-Have
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Emergency Chocolate Containers
Emergency Chocolate Containers
This Quick Craft Provides Your Chocolate with Safe Storage
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Jeweled Paracord Bracelets
Jeweled Paracord Bracelets
Erica of Honestly WTF Created a Stylish DIY Project
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Animalistic Metal Origami
Animalistic Metal Origami
Poligon Creates Abstract Foldable Sculptures for Playful Decor
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Clothes Peg Lamps
Clothes Peg Lamps
These Upcycled Lights by Crea-re Studio are Made from Wooden Clothespins
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Feline Window Seats
Feline Window Seats
This DIY Cat Window Perch Allows Kitty Cats to Comfortably Gaze Outdoors
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Origami Paper Wallets
Origami Paper Wallets
This Durable Wallet Design is Made from an Upcycled Starbucks Paper Bag
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Dangling Jar Lighting
Dangling Jar Lighting
This DIY Mason Jar Lights Add a Rustic Touch to Your Decor
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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 Organization Decor
DIY Organization Decor
These Stacked Dowel Shelves Embrace Simple Design Details
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DIY Ombre Jewelry
DIY Ombre Jewelry
This Stone Bracelet Tutorial from Honestly WTF is Effortlessly Chic
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Upcycled Paper Wallets
Upcycled Paper Wallets
This DIY Recycled Paper Wallet Can Be Made Out of a Brown Paper Bag
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4
Rodent-Themed Desks
Rodent-Themed Desks
This Human Hamster Wheel Takes the Standing Desk to New Levels of Productivity
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Modular Suspended Ledges
Modular Suspended Ledges
The Link Shelf Can Be Custom-Assembled to Accommodate Unique Needs
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DIY Growing Books
DIY Growing Books
Novel Planter Kits Allow People to Create Refreshing Vintage Home Decor
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Halloween Life Hacks
Halloween Life Hacks
Guff Provides Easy DIYs for Halloween House Parties
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