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Halloween

Explore 256 recipes, 432 projects, 123 articles, 89 galleries, 402 videos, and more

Candy Wall Lighting

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Glow Water

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Mineshaft

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Halloween details
Filled with glow-in-the-dark bugs, slime, and granitelike walls,this creepy space is sure to cause a scare.
Materials
  • 2 x 4 lumber
  • Drill and screws
  • Black craft paper
  • Black lights
  • Caged work-light fixtures
  • Glow-in-the-dark bugs and paint
  • Slime
  • Cable ties
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Plaster Hands

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Bird's Nest Candy Dish

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Eerie Candlestick Display

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Gourds in the Graveyard

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Pumpkin carving
You can carve just one frightful tombstone or enough gruesome grave-marker pumpkins to haunt an entire cemetery. The more, the scarier.
Materials
  • Pumpkins, pulp removed and flesh scraped to 3/4 inch
  • Gourds in the graveyard templates
  • Clear or masking tape
  • Awl or T-pin
  • Wood gouge
  • Linoleum cutter
  • Large-bulb outdoor string lights
  • Glass jars
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Cheesecloth Spirits How-To

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Styrofoam mannequin heads are sold at wig shops. They can stand (on their necks), but suspending them lets the cloth flow freely.
Materials
  • Cheesecloth
  • Styrofoam mannequin heads
  • Sponge brush
  • Watered-down glue or fabric stiffener (such as Stiffy)
  • Screw eyes
  • Monofilament
  • Removable adhesive hooks (such as Command brand) or painters' tape, to hang
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Spider Spears

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Spectral Pumpkin Silhouettes

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Pumpkin carving
A ghostly pair pose in profile -- immortal souls captured in pumpkin flesh for eternity (or at least as long as the squash stays fresh). These pumpkins are carefully carved so that their curved stems stand in opposing arabesques.
Materials
  • Photographs or clip art
  • Permanent marker
  • Correction fluid
  • Wax pencil
  • 1 pumpkin, pulp removed and flesh thinned to 3/4 inch
  • Masking tape
  • Awl or T-Pin
  • Pen
  • Linoleum cutter
  • Wood gouge
  • String lights
  • Glass jar
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