Whether it’s with the kiddos or for that empty mantle, we’ve go you covered in the arts and crafts department this Halloween-time. There’s really so much to gather inspiration from when it comes to fright nights and fall weather and we’ve found those ideas in a lot of great tutorials around the web. Check out these 15 Halloween crafts to try this spooky season and let us know what your favorites are!
1. Haunted Mirror
What better way to add some Halloween spirit to the house than to create a haunted mirror that guests can be surprised by? Check out the details over at Country Living. Leave the surprise in the hallway, foyer or even in the guest bathroom!
2. Glitter Trick-or-Treat Bags
HGTV shows off a craft that moms will really enjoy making for their little ones. Instead of store buying their bags this year, make something that they’ll want to reuse. These glittered totes will carry lots and lots of treats too!
3. Torched Plants
Nothing will get your home in the mood for Halloween quite like some dead, rotting plants in the corner. But instead of having actually dead plants, let’s just have Good Housekeeping help us create some black, “torched” ones instead. Whether its out on the front door or right inside the foyer, they’ll definitely start creating a “spooky” vibe.
4. Pumpkin Magnets
Whip up some pumpkin magnets that the kids can play with. The Benson Street has all the details. They’ll be cute on the fridge or on the kids’ easel.
5. Vampire & Ghost Wine Bottles
Grab some old wine bottles and put them to good use. Woman’s Day gave us one of those most simple and easy ideas on the list. Turn them into ghosts and vampires to sprinkle around the house!
6. Eyeball Balloons
How about some eyeball balloons to lighten the mood? Hop on over to Studio DIY to learn how! This is such an easy way to decorate for your Halloween party!
7. Boo Banner
A Beautiful Mess has a charming “Boo” banner that you can have fun whipping up this afternoon. It’ll be such a charming and subtle addition to your Halloween decor. Dress the foyer, living room or staircase with it.
8. Pom Pom Spiders
Clever Patch went with a classic art supplies and started out with some pom poms! This is a great project to get the kiddos involved with and excited for the holiday by. They can then decorate their own dressers and windowsills with the cuties.
9. Vampire Bookmarks
Easy Peasy and Fun has free printouts of these vampire bookmarks. Color them with your own imagination in mind and use them to read some Halloween classic like Dracula or Frankenstein this season. Print them off for the kids too!
10. Spooky Book Covers
Turn your fav reads into decorations for the season! Over at The Idea Room you’ll be able to find some free printable and inspiration on book cover ideas. Your home office just turned into a witch’s lair.
11. No-Sew Halloween Bracelets
Merriment Design has a craft that the kids will definitely find some enjoyment out of. Use this idea as a way to fill up their Halloween treat bags or have the little ones do it alongside of your. Then they can flaunt their new holiday accessories all down the block.
12. Haunted Houses
Haunted houses are a must-make when it comes time for Halloween decor. Do them as edible pieces – like that of gingerbread houses- or like what you see here from BugabooCity. Glitter, paint and creativity is all you need to get started.
13. Ghost Piñatas
Pinatas at the party could be fun too. And they’re filled with candy so they’re perfect for Halloween! Hop on over to Make and Tell and grab all the details now.
14. I Put A Spell On You Pillow
The Crafted Sparrow make a pillow that we fell in love with too. If you’re itching to create something for the house, but don’t know what, this is the project to try. Turn your home into one that’s been spellbound with Halloween theme decor!
15. Black Cat Garland
Country Living gives us a fun addition to the mantle and a fun craft for the kids to get involved with too. Take the jump and check out the details. Just don’t forget to add the twinkle lights for that extra pop!