12 Spooktacular Halloween DIYs That Might Be Just What You’ve Been Looking For

Stop where you are and let us all agree on one thing. Halloween IS and WILL be the best time of the year (after New Year’s, but you know.) It’s like, Halloween and New Year’s are competitors, just like Pepsi and Coca-Cola, think of it that way.

Right at the minute that October approached, we all got those spooky vibes. We can’t wait to play all dressing up and for one night to be our favorite musician, a movie star, a ghost, or even creep people out with being all extra to scare some fellas away. Trick and treating might be long gone for one, but, hey, we can for sure attend Halloween parties and dance the stress and everything away – for one night to say the least.

Say no more and let us go through 12 Halloween DIYs that are simply spookctacular. Time to roll up your sleeves and have some fun.

 

1. DIY Halloween Pancakes

Source: Girl Versus Dough

DIYs are really life, I mean you can put a festive spin in pretty much, anything. And, with Halloween approaching, you might as well make a perfect Halloween breakfast.

Yes, dear reader, the colors perfectly match the holiday.

Source: Girl Versus Dough

They’re so easy to get on board, it’s a shame to miss out on them. For the details, you can visit Girl Versus Dough and make them for your family.

 

2. DIY Halloween Spell Books

Source: Kelly Ladd | POPSUGAR

All you need to turn a secondhand book into something the Sanderson sisters would appreciate are a few sheets of craft foam, some hot glue, a bottle of Mod Podge, and a whole lot of black paint.

To make it even easier for you, check out Kelly Ladd’s POPSUGAR tutorial.

Source: Kelly Ladd | POPSUGAR

Be warned: once you start turning the secondhand books into Halloween-worthy props, you won’t stop.

 

3. DIY Cousin Itt Trick-Or-Treat Pail

Source: DIY Inspired

Question, are you a true fan of Halloween? Statement: If so you have to watch something of The Addams Family plenty of times during the fall season.

This should definitely be at the top of the to-do-halloween list if you can’t get enough of Morticia, Gomez and the rest of their creepy, kooky family for the trick-or-treat.

Source: DIY Inspired

Simply visit DIY Inspired and have some fun creating it.

 

4. DIY Ghostly Picture Frames

Source: eHow | Jessica Begum

Now, dolls itself are creepy, imagine how else you could turn them. eHow Jessica Begum has the perfect idea to make a doll even creepier by stepping further and using them to create bone-chilling decor.

All you need to do is cover a doll head with cheesecloth and starch spray and put the ghostly figures in an old picture frame. Simply perfect.

Source: eHow | Jessica Begum

Now, imagine your house’s stairs decorated with this. NOPE!

 

5. DIY Costume Award Trophies

Source: Make It And Love It

If you are really devoted to Halloween, then you will probably throw a Halloween party. If so, there will be a Halloween theme. And, the people who wear the best costumes deserve an award. Yes, this is why you will need these Halloween inspired awards.

Following the steps that Make It And Love It has put together, you can easily make the cutest yet the creepiest trophies there are.

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I, for sure would take one at home with me!

 

6. DIY Creepy Crawly Soap

Source: ErnestKa

Some people out there love Halloween so much that only decorating the porch or the hallway is simply not enough. This is why they are so extra to putting Halloween texture to everything they touch. Take for instance, a soap.

ErnestKa removed the label from a bottle of hand soap and proceeded to stuff it with a bunch of plastic bugs!

Source: ErnestKa

To do this easy DIY project doesn’t cost you an arm and a leg, in fact, all it costs is one trip to the dollar store. Don’t miss out.

 

7. DIY Faux Pumpkin Topiary

Source: The Stonybrook House

With this DIY even garbage bag and masking tape will look outstanding. Lori, the crafty mind behind The Stonybrook House, used these two everyday products to create the cutest piece of decor for her fall-inspired front porch.

Using a traditional paper mâché technique, Lori was able to give her taped up trash bags the perfect pumpkin makeover.

Source: The Stonybrook House

She finished this snowman, sorry Halloween man, with a bit of paint and then used a plastic pipe to stack her faux pumpkins on top of one another.

8. DIY Haunted Bust

Source: Crafts Unleashed

Anywhere you put this DIY Hunted Bust, will look like the place is really haunted.

Crafts Unleashed used coffee to dye cheesecloth, which they then layered over a foam bust.

Source: Crafts Unleashed

The result of the terrifying piece of decor will for sure make it a hard time for you to turn your back on at night!

 

9. DIY Shrunken Head

Source: Bradblogspeed

Who thought that the result of adding clay and doll head remnants to a foam skull would be this great? Apparently, Bradblogspeed did and we’re loving it.

Yeah, okay! This looks so creepy I can’t even!

Source: Bradblogspeed

Simply visit Bradblogspeed and get all the details for this DIY scary decor.

 

10. DIY Upcycled Halloween Candy Table

Source: Sadie Seasongoods

This amazing candy table by Sadie Seasongoods looks so easy to pull off that you might even do it for yourself.

All she did was add a plastic bowl and a white bed sheet to a barrel stand she found at a thrift store.

Source: Sadie Seasongoods

Peel-and-stick felt was used to create a spookctacular ghost face, and before she knew it, Sadie’s amazing Halloween creation was complete.

11. DIY Step Spook

Source: Made By Barb

There’s one rule that we can all swear by for decorating the front porch, it should look gruesome and disturbing. Made By Barb has instructions that show how to make a “step spook,” and while it may look kind of creepy, it certainly isn’t going to scar you for life.

All that you need to do this spook is a number of everyday items, including a plastic soda bottle, a small ball, and a bag of cement mix.

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Source: Made By Barb

It is totally worth the effort, to be honest.

 

12. DIY Glow-In-The Dark Ghosts

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Source: Domestic Fits

Domestic Fits has everything that you need if you want to do a project that consists of kid-friendly and easy in itself. Not that it doesn’t need a lot of skills, it also looks perfect for Halloween.

Don’t you think a collection of these would look great hanging from a street-facing window, or even as festive decor in a classroom?

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Source: Domestic Fits

The glow stick colors are optional!

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