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Halloween

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

Glowing Cups and Candlesticks

Steps:2
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Candy Topiary

Steps:9
Materials
  • 7-inch flower pot
  • 6-inch Styrofoam ball
  • Styrofoam cone (18 inches tall by 6 inches wide)
  • 18-inch-long, 3/4-inch-diameter dowel (stained)
  • 4 to 5 bags of assorted fun-size candy bars
  • 1 pound of twist wrapped candies
  • Hot-glue gun
  • Glue sticks
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Spider Squash

Steps:5
What would Halloween be without a macabre evocation of the denizens of the night? These multilegged creatures rise up from the damp earth and moss to skitter across cold stones.
Materials
  • Dark-color squash
  • Spider template
  • Scissors
  • Keyhole saw
  • Fleshing tool
  • Masking tape
  • Awl
  • Linoleum cutter set
  • Strand of 25 miniature outdoor lights
  • Glass jar
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Green Silk Leaves

Steps:3
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Halloween Makeup: Wild Thing, Frankenstein, and Venetian Mask

Steps:17
Other Ideas:
Makeup
Whatever you decide to be for Halloween, applying spooky makeup is one of the simplest and most dramatic ways you can alter your look.
Materials
  • For the Wild Thing makeup:Crepe hair
  • Molding wax
  • Spirit Gum
  • Face paint
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • For the Frankenstein makeup:Green, white, purple, and red face paint
  • Black yarn
  • Gel blood
  • Makeup sponges
  • Paintbrush
  • Scissors
  • For the Venetian Mask makeup:White, purple, and pink face paint
  • Halloween makeup template
  • Scissors
  • Paintbrush
  • Martha Stewart craft gems
  • Faux glitter lashes
  • Cosmetic glitter
  • Spirit gum
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Halloween Tutu

Steps:7
Turn any little girl into a princess this Halloween with a simple-to-sew tutu costume.
Materials
  • 1 1/2 yards of 54-inch-wide tulle
  • Pins
  • Plastic spiders or silk flowers
  • Sewing machine with coordinating thread
  • 1 1/2-inch-wide ribbon, cut to a 20-inch length and a 65-inch length
  • Scissors
  • Fray Check
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Bewitching Tree Decoration

Scare up fun at a Halloween party with a centerpiece that displays favor bags and seasonal ...
Scare up fun at a Halloween party with a centerpiece that displays favor bags and seasonal ornaments. Branches hold evil-eyed black cats and jolly jack-'o-lanterns fashioned from paper, as well as candy-filled bags for guests to bring back to their lairs. 
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Black Spider Craft

Steps:7
Materials
  • For the Frame: Precut chicken wire
  • 10-inch-long 1-by-2 piece of wood
  • Staple gun and staples
  • Work gloves
  • Wire clippers
  • Two 3-inch wood screws (for attaching the head)
  • Roll of black electrical tape
  • Scissors
  • Black cable ties
  • Black tinsel garland
  • For Filling Frame: Box of garbage bags
  • Martha Stewart glitter set, black, red and crystal
  • Martha Stewart craft glue
  • Martha Stewart glitter glue
  • Latex gloves
  • Press-on nails (for teeth)
  • Red rhinestones (for eyes)
  • Hot-glue gun and hot glue
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Halloween Face Painting

Steps:18
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