It’s finally Halloween weekend and if you haven’t had a chance to deck out the house now’s the time to get ghoulishly creative. Don’t worry we’ve picked four of the easiest DIY Halloween ideas for 2016. The best bit? You’ll have all the ingredients at home!
#1 Creepy Bin bag spiderwebs
If you’re planning a house party or want a spooky vibe for those trick or treaters we love this cheap and easy tutorial from husband and wife team Fast Forward, on how to make spiderwebs out of bin bags! Fabulous for your windows, especially with a few little creepy spiders crawling on them. Check out the full tutorial here.
You will need: Bin bags, a pen, tape & scissors.
#2 Spooky Cheesecloth ghosts
These are perfect for the kids, and what’s best is that it’s so simple anyone can do it! You’ll need cheesecloth and allow drying time of about 6 hours. Stephanie Morgan shares a great step by step tutorial on how to make this.
You will need: plastic bottles, balloons, googly eyes, cheesecloth, fabric stiffener, bowl, glue, tape & scissors.
#3 Trick or Treat Pumpkin favours
These make perfect presents for those trick or treaters at the door, or as a great table decoration if you’re hosting a party. One Little Projects, Debbie from Ontario explains how in this guide
#4 Tasty Pizza Spiders
Mmm, don’t let the appearance put you off, these make delicious savoury snacks as well as being a lot of fun to make. Thanks to Emma at The Kids Craftroom for her latest Halloween culinary creation – you can choose to make a large pizza or if you’re hosting then mini pizzas would work great too. Follow her step by step tutorial here.
You will need: A ready made cheese pizza (if you’re feeling adventurous make your own base), a round cutter, a handful of black pitted olives, green and orange peppers, and extra cheese (optional)
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