How To: Make Glow in the Dark Pumpkins

By: Diy maven Oct 29, 2014

Jade's glow in the dark pumpkins look cute when the lights are on, but they're crazy-cute when the lights are off. Making themContinue Reading

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How-To: DIY Monster Eye Wreath

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 29, 2014

Monster Eye Wreath by The Paper Mama

Chances are you weren't expecting something this cute after reading the title, right? This monster eye wreath is spooky enough to give your outdoor space a pop of Halloween, but tame enough for the younger trick-or-treaters that might be passing through your neighborhood this weekend.Continue Reading

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Make It: Halloween Horrorgami Vampire Fangs

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 29, 2014

diy origami vampire fangs

Have you ever heard of Horrorgami? It's exactly what it sounds like. And it is taking the nation by storm this Halloween. Want to join the spooky paper movement? Of course you do!    

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How to: Typographic Yarn-Wrapped Twig Door Decor

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 28, 2014
diy yarn-wrapped twigs
Photo: Lexy Ward

Let's talk about twigs! They're just the most affordable (read: free) craft material there is! And during the fall, they're all over the ground!  My door was feeling particularly bare this holiday season. It only took an hour to give it a spooky face lift in preparation for Halloween!      

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Roundup: 10 Jaw-Dropping Carved Pumpkin Designs

By: Faith-towers Oct 28, 2014

10 Unbelievably Intricate Carved Pumpkin Ideas

We're only days away from Halloween, so I thought it would be fun take a peek at some super impressive carved pumpkins. You won't be believe your eyes. And these intricate designs can be recreated at home... some of them even come with tutorials! Keep reading to check them out.   

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How-To: Halloween Glassware Decals

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 27, 2014

DIY Pumpkin Mugs by Sugar & ClothAs you're gearing up for Halloween this week, there's a chance you might be trying add some last minute touches to your decor (don't worry, I'm right there with you procrastinators). Luckily for us, Ashley from Sugar & Cloth has such a simple and surprising way to turn any copper mug into a pumpkin!Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 DIY Halloween Costumes For Your Pet

By: Faith-towers Oct 27, 2014

10 DIY Halloween Costumes For Your Pet

Halloween is just around the corner, and I realized that I didn't have a costume lined up for my puggle Charlie. Turns out there are tons of great tutorials floating around the internet! Here are ten totally adorable last minute DIY pet costumes.   

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Weekend Project Idea: Malachite Pumpkin Project for Halloween

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 24, 2014

With Halloween just one week away, I thought a pumpkin DIY would be the perfect weekend project to try. This isn't your typical painted pumpkin project though. This pumpkin DIY was inspired by the malachite trend that we've seen popping up a lot lately. And the end result is seriously gorgeous. Check it out.   Continue Reading

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How-To: Throw A 'Tortured Artist' Halloween Dinner Party

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 24, 2014

halloween dinner party

Oh me, oh my. I am trying to pick my jaw up off the floor after seeing this amazing party. What a fun and unique way to get friends together and celebrate art while celebrating Halloween!      

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Dead Simple Bloody Halloween Cupcakes

By: Diy maven Oct 24, 2014

Kimbo shows us how to put together cute and creepy Halloween cupcakes that are guaranteed to turn out PERFECT every time. Perfection is possible because she used store bought everything, including the darling littleContinue Reading

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Halloween How To: Modern DIY Ghost Figurines

By: Capreek Oct 23, 2014

If you're looking for some subtle (but oh-so-cute) DIY Halloween decor this year, look no further! These modern ghost figurines are an easy project and a fun way to celebrate the season.     Continue Reading

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Make It: Spooky Eyeball LED String Lights

By: Lexy.b.ward Oct 23, 2014

eyeball string lights

Halloween is a week away. That means we've still got plenty of time to hang up this spooky and fun LED garland! And if you're a fan of table tennis, you likely have the supplies to make it!      

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How To: Put Together 8 Simple Halloween Costumes in Less than a Minute

By: Diy maven Oct 22, 2014

There's nothing complicated about these movie-fan-centric Halloween costumes, but they are clever in an eye roll sort of way. A red shirt, glasses and an iPhone is all you need to transform yourself into Theodore from "Her." Others on the list include a "You've Got Mail" idea that involves taping envelopes to your person. As for the Steve Zissou costume, all that takes is a blue shirt, sunglasses and red beanie. If you skip the blade startingContinue Reading

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Halloween How To: SUPER Creepy DIY Bone Wreath

By: Capreek Oct 21, 2014

Straight outta Creeptown, a DIY wreath covered in bones. ACTUAL BONES, folks.    Continue Reading

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Roundup: 10 Delicious, Drool-Worthy Fall Cocktails

By: Faith-towers Oct 21, 2014

10 Delicious Fall Cocktail Recipes

A crisp fall afternoon picking apples calls for a delicious apple cocktail to warm you up in the evening. Or if apples aren't your thing, try a fig drink. Or maybe add some maple syrup to sweeten things up. Here are ten absolutely delicious drinks that will keep you warm on those chilly October nights.   

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How To: Make Enchanting Halloween Lanterns

By: Diy maven Oct 21, 2014

Liska used random pickle and jam jars, some gloss purple spray paint, and a paint marker to make these incredible enchanting lanterns. To make it even easier for us, she providesContinue Reading

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6 Unique Ways to Use Pumpkins This Season

By: Brittni mehlhoff Oct 20, 2014

Last week was the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge, where Curbly authors came up with 6 DIY entertaining and decor ideas for pumpkins this Halloween. There were some really fun ideas, including mini pumpkin vases, pumpkin cups (and mugs) for fall beverages, a painted peephole pumpkin idea, and more. Want to see all six ideas?   

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How-To: Spooky Halloween Tin Can Lanterns

By: Rachel mae smith Oct 20, 2014

Tin Can Lantern DIY

If you're not a big fan of carving pumpkins, but still want to incorporate candles in your Halloween decor, you're in luck! Chelsey of The Paper Mama has an awesome alternative: instead of tossing out your old soup cans, turn them into tin can lanterns!Continue Reading

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Diana's Very Cool $1 Pumpkin Makeover

By: Diy maven Oct 20, 2014

As soon as Diana spotted this glittery pumpkin in the $1 spot at Target, she knew what she wanted to do with it. Using some white paint, twine, andContinue Reading

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Curbly Pumpkin Challenge: Make Quirky Pumpkin Dioramas

By: Alicia Oct 17, 2014

Photo: Bruno Bornsztein

This year, a group of Curbly contributors and editors got together to create an series of DIY decor and entertaining projects using that iconic symbol of the season: the pumpkin. We'll be sharing our creations for the Curbly Pumpkin Challenge each day this week. Happy Fall.

The best school assignment in the world is the diorama. It's an indisputable fact: Gathering tiny objects and assemblingContinue Reading

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