Halloween may very well be the most fun holiday to craft for. From spooky ghosts to cheery pumpkins, there are so many characters and symbols to help get your creative juices flowing. And thanks to these clever crafts from some brilliant bloggers, you and your whole family can enjoy the crafting fun together.
Halloween countdown frame
Photo courtesy of Smart School House
Kids of all ages love having the chance to decorate, and with this clever convertible Halloween countdown frame created by Kelly at Smart School House, little ones can decorate and redecorate as much as they want. All kinds of adorable Halloween-themed knick-knacks can be attached to the magnets that adorn this cute creation, and wee ones can move them around whenever they feel the urge.
Alternative to pumpkin carving
Photo courtesy of A Small Snippet
Pumpkin-carving is a big part of Halloween decorating, but because of the dangerous tools required, little ones can’t really get involved. But thanks to this clever alternative to pumpkin-carving created by LeAna at A Small Snippet, kids of all ages can get in on the pumpkin-decorating fun. Head on over to LeAna’s blog to check out all the creative pumpkin characters she and her family put together.
Photo courtesy of Living with Punks
Because of the sewing required to make these adorable bat masks created by Susan at Living with Punks, little ones might not be able to help out a ton in their creation. But you can bet they’ll spend plenty of time showing off this super-cool DIY when it’s done!
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Halloween sun jars
Photo courtesy of SwellMayde
Based on the beautiful, stylish look of these Halloween sun jars from Aimee at SwellMayde, you would never guess how easy they are for you and your family to put together. And better yet, your friends and family who stop by to visit won’t be able to tell either!
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Ghostly burlap banner
Photo courtesy of Live Laugh Rowe
Whether helping with the cutting, the painting, the ribbon-tying or the sewing, there’s a little something for everyone in your family to help out with when you put together this ghostly burlap banner created by Kelly at Live Laugh Rowe. And when you’re done, you’ll have the perfect adornment for your hallway, doorway or mantelpiece.
Mummy pencil holders
Photo courtesy of Craft Passion
If your little ones need some extra motivation to get working on their homework at this time of year, perhaps having a fun new way to store all their pens, pencils and other necessities will do the trick. These Halloween mummy holders created by Joanne at Craft Passion will make great crafts for you to work on together, and when you’re done, your kids will have a little something to make homework more exciting for the season.
Candy corn Mason jars
Photo courtesy of Mason Jar Crafts Love
Hoping to decorate your home in an easy and low-budget way? Then you’ll be happy to know that all you need is a few old jars and some spray paint to create these cute candy corn Mason jars from Linda at Mason Jar Crafts Love. And when you’re done, they’ll make lovely decor pieces for tables, shelves, window ledges and more.
Photo courtesy of Lolly Jane
Kids of all ages love painting, and what could be better to paint on than the large, bright surface of a pumpkin? Head on over to Kelli and Kristi’s blog, Lolly Jane, to take a peek at all the clever ways they decorated their painted pumpkins. And as a bonus, the simple fall look of this craft means your pretty painted pumpkins can act as decor pieces well after Oct. 31 has passed.
Yarn pumpkin garland
Photo courtesy of Design Improvised
If you need an easy and budget-friendly craft for your family, Haeley at Design Improvised has you covered. Some twine, a few twist ties and a big ball of yarn are all you need to create her simple and sweet yarn pumpkin garland. Head over to her blog for her step-by-step photo tutorial of how she put together this fun little decor project.