Instructables: exploring - living - halloween - featured http://www.instructables.com Sun, 20 Apr 2014 14:01:24 PDT BLOX v1.01 Avatar Special Make-up Effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Avatar-Special-Make-up-Effect/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/16PT/HT2U153T/FEO16PTHT2U153T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/16PT/HT2U153T/FEO16PTHT2U153T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEO/16PT/HT2U153T/FEO16PTHT2U153T.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi everybody, Here is a time-lapse on how to create an Avatar character for halloween or fancy dress. You can see how to make ears and what materials you require in my other instructable here  plus  take a look at this instructable to see the basic sculpt and mould process for a mask and simply do...
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Sun, 23 Mar 2014 12:08:08 PDT
Full face prosthetic mask - Part 2 applying mask and colouring http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-face-prosthetic-mask-Part-2-applying-mask-and/
Full face prosthetic mask - Part 2 applying mask and colouring - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/H8ZC/HRPBL09T/F6YH8ZCHRPBL09T.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/H8ZC/HRPBL09T/F6YH8ZCHRPBL09T.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F6Y/H8ZC/HRPBL09T/F6YH8ZCHRPBL09T.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, The purpose of this instructable is to give you an insight into how to colour and accessorise a basic one piece full face latex mask. There are many different techniques to colour masks and prosthetics using a large variety of flexible paint and airbrushing, however they can often be very ...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 14:54:26 PST
Make your own devil or elf rubber latex ears http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-your-own-devil-or-elf-rubber-latex-ears/
Make your own devil or elf rubber latex ears - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/CJKX/HRPBJURY/FE7CJKXHRPBJURY.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/CJKX/HRPBJURY/FE7CJKXHRPBJURY.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FE7/CJKX/HRPBJURY/FE7CJKXHRPBJURY.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, The purpose of this instructable is to give you an insight into how to sculpt and cast a a set of wearable rubber latex ears to your own design. There are many different techniques to make ear prosthetics, however this Instructable gives you an insight into a simple,cheap and effective li...
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Sun, 16 Feb 2014 13:34:44 PST
Full face prosthetic mask - Part 1 Sculpting, mould and casting http://www.instructables.com/id/Full-face-prosthetic-mask-mould-and-casting/
Full face prosthetic mask - Part 1 Sculpting, mould and casting - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Z5G1/HRCK1XWW/F2GZ5G1HRCK1XWW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Z5G1/HRCK1XWW/F2GZ5G1HRCK1XWW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F2G/Z5G1/HRCK1XWW/F2GZ5G1HRCK1XWW.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, The purpose of this instructable is to give you an insight into how to sculpt and cast a basic one piece full face latex mask. There are many different techniques to make masks and prosthetics using two half casts, injection, paper mache and so on and so on, however, this Instructable ...
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Fri, 7 Feb 2014 21:39:34 PST
Gelatine alien prosthetic application http://www.instructables.com/id/Gelatine-prosthetic-application/
Gelatine alien prosthetic application - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G00I/HQVPXU3D/FJ4G00IHQVPXU3D.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G00I/HQVPXU3D/FJ4G00IHQVPXU3D.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ4/G00I/HQVPXU3D/FJ4G00IHQVPXU3D.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, This instructable is based on the two links below and was put together to test the durability of the gelatine prosthetic, how to glue the prosthetic in place and also to test how make-up adhered to the gelatine. It enabled me to learn by making a few mistakes which I have shown and also re...
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Sun, 26 Jan 2014 06:37:01 PST
Chargrilled make-up effect http://www.instructables.com/id/Chargrilled-make-up-effect/
Chargrilled make-up effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/J8OY/HR0AWJBO/FAOJ8OYHR0AWJBO.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/J8OY/HR0AWJBO/FAOJ8OYHR0AWJBO.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FAO/J8OY/HR0AWJBO/FAOJ8OYHR0AWJBO.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi all, The purpose of this instructable is to demonstrate extensive burn makeup using latex layering and make-up techniques with products that are reasonably cheap and easily attainable.  There are four types of burn that can be re-created using the following process which are chemical, solar, el...
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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:07:07 PST
Swollen infected gelatine zombie bite http://www.instructables.com/id/Infected-gelatine-zombie-bite/
Swollen infected gelatine zombie bite - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0E94/HQJZSDFT/FGK0E94HQJZSDFT.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0E94/HQJZSDFT/FGK0E94HQJZSDFT.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FGK/0E94/HQJZSDFT/FGK0E94HQJZSDFT.SMALL.jpg The Animator Hi everyone, Here is a very low cost gelatine infected zombie bit prosthetic. It is less likely to cause any skin irritation if you are allergic to rubber latex but still do all the usual tests with the materials to check for allergies prior to application explained in the next step. The whole pr...
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Fri, 17 Jan 2014 17:48:28 PST
"Punk Vampire" and "Scary Nemo" Halloween Masks http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Halloween-Mask-Challenge/
"Punk Vampire" and "Scary Nemo" Halloween Masks - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/C4PN/HOR810HU/FK0C4PNHOR810HU.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/C4PN/HOR810HU/FK0C4PNHOR810HU.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FK0/C4PN/HOR810HU/FK0C4PNHOR810HU.SMALL.jpg paplaukias Although these two masks were originally created for Halloween, they've seen some constant upgrading since then. Nevertheless, it is a great project for parties! At least that's where we use them now ;) Objectives: Create Halloween masks in 5 days and make them as awesome as they can be to win the ...
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Tue, 3 Dec 2013 06:26:27 PST
Fogscreen Projection Screen Replica - Freefloating images! http://www.instructables.com/id/Fogscreen-Projection-Screen-Replica-Freefloating-i/
Fogscreen Projection Screen Replica - Freefloating images! - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/L4E2/HO7X6MV9/FUML4E2HO7X6MV9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/L4E2/HO7X6MV9/FUML4E2HO7X6MV9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUM/L4E2/HO7X6MV9/FUML4E2HO7X6MV9.SMALL.jpg thedudedrummer First off: I would like to thank everyone for their support, comments, and votes! This has been an amazing experience and I'm so glad all of my trials and tribulations can help new people make their own displays :D I've always have been into pushing my haunt to the next level each year (3-axis anim...
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Tue, 17 Sep 2013 22:49:20 PDT
Creepy Halloween Skull Decoration http://www.instructables.com/id/Creepy-Halloween-Skull-Decoration/
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Wed, 13 Nov 2013 15:09:16 PST
10 Minute Super Easy Dungeon Torches http://www.instructables.com/id/10-Minute-Super-Easy-Dungeon-Torches/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 18:31:22 PST
Make Your Own "Iron" Throne http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-Your-Own-Iron-Throne/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 21:21:00 PST
Halloween Fog Screen Photo Frame http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Fog-Screen-Photo-Frame/
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Mon, 11 Nov 2013 22:22:15 PST
Toddling Pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/Walking-Pumpkin/
Toddling Pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FG5/FXQ4/HNSDZ0R3/FG5FXQ4HNSDZ0R3.SMALL.jpg Phydeaux This was the first Halloween that my daughter was able to come up with her own costume. For a while, it changed every week, then settled on "pumpkin." So, I used her pumpkin-shaped trick-or-treat bucket as a pattern to make her a wearable giant pumpkin costume. It took a couple weeks of spare time, ...
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Sun, 10 Nov 2013 19:43:09 PST
Rainbow Tutu http://www.instructables.com/id/Rainbow-Tutu/
Rainbow Tutu - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FPT/3O64/HNRHVY98/FPT3O64HNRHVY98.SMALL.jpg audreyobscura First off, I love rainbows. My roommate has a saying, "my favorite color is rainbow". I often challenge myself to pull off wild color combinations, and have delved into a new medium recently - the world of tulle! This year for Halloween, I was a clown. To support my clown costume, I decided I neede...
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 18:00:57 PST
Cemetery Gate http://www.instructables.com/id/Cemetery-Gate/
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 00:47:54 PDT
Charlottastein http://www.instructables.com/id/Charlottastein/
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:53:39 PDT
Vintage Television http://www.instructables.com/id/Vintage-Television/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 08:46:42 PST
Make a bunny ear top hat http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-bunny-ear-top-hat/
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Fri, 8 Nov 2013 07:31:21 PST
LED Stick Figure Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/LED-Stick-Figure-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 05:53:44 PST
Best DIY Headless Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Best-DIY-Headless-Costume/
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 11:39:49 PST
Mad King Thorn says... http://www.instructables.com/id/Mad-King-Thorn-says/
Mad King Thorn says... - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QUBI/HNM4C250/FQZQUBIHNM4C250.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QUBI/HNM4C250/FQZQUBIHNM4C250.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQZ/QUBI/HNM4C250/FQZQUBIHNM4C250.SMALL.jpg Tickle_My_Tequatl I love Halloween as it is a time to cut loose and let the imagination run wild! So once again I decided to dig deep and research into the 'original' aspects that make Halloween what it is today. Nowadays with the onset of Hollywood and Music icons being much sought after for Halloween themes, I dec...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 16:49:38 PST
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume http://www.instructables.com/id/Grocery-Bag-of-Muppet-Fruit-and-Vegetables-Costume/
Grocery Bag of Muppet Fruit and Vegetables Costume - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUT/LOFM/HNICU3A1/FUTLOFMHNICU3A1.SMALL.jpg kieshar This year’s Halloween costume stemmed from a very obscure desire (Muppets are cool and I wanted one).  About the time of last year’s New Years I had started watching shorts, both recent and very old, of Jim Henson’s Muppets. They are so funny. The ones I remember so fondly were the vegetable/fruit ...
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Wed, 6 Nov 2013 07:40:12 PST
CHEAP Masquerade Mask http://www.instructables.com/id/CHEAP-Masquerade-Mask/
CHEAP Masquerade Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/C0NO/HMMF5QLD/FWFC0NOHMMF5QLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/C0NO/HMMF5QLD/FWFC0NOHMMF5QLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWF/C0NO/HMMF5QLD/FWFC0NOHMMF5QLD.SMALL.jpg Stargazer0506 My goal is to get what I want for cheaper ,than settling for " It'll work ".  Then I love to show others how to do the same.  I will walk you through how to make a mask but you can choose what it will be. There are many sites online that provide free printouts. You can modify the design how you wis...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 06:08:31 PDT
Movable PVC joints for Halloween Props http://www.instructables.com/id/Movable-PVC-joints-for-Halloween-Props/
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Sun, 8 Sep 2013 20:54:20 PDT
Colossal Pirate Ship Decor http://www.instructables.com/id/Colossal-Pirate-Ship-Decor/
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Mon, 4 Nov 2013 11:37:49 PST
Octopus Scarf http://www.instructables.com/id/Octopus-Scarf/
Octopus Scarf - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HKFF/HNID2B2M/FHQHKFFHNID2B2M.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HKFF/HNID2B2M/FHQHKFFHNID2B2M.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FHQ/HKFF/HNID2B2M/FHQHKFFHNID2B2M.SMALL.jpg nemalim A fun project, involving some sawing, cutting, glueing, etc. great for Halloween, or making friends with a marine biologist. Doesn't take too long, and especially great if you like tedious work. Stuff you need: FabricThread (optional - 2 colors) Felt - 2 colorsFabric glue4 wires Scissors Sewing mac...
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Sun, 3 Nov 2013 16:44:01 PST
How to Make a HallowMan http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Make-a-HallowMan/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/CIS0/HNE42EC1/FH9CIS0HNE42EC1.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/CIS0/HNE42EC1/FH9CIS0HNE42EC1.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FH9/CIS0/HNE42EC1/FH9CIS0HNE42EC1.SMALL.jpg ktschoch Create your own HallowMan (a demented, Halloween Snowman)! Great for taking your pumpkin carving to the next level - literally!  My wife and I enjoyed coming up with this pumpkin design, we hope you will have some fun with it as well. Everything you need to know is contained within the instructiona...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 13:10:08 PDT
Zero from the Nightmare Before Christmas http://www.instructables.com/id/Zero-from-the-Nightmare-Before-Christmas/
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 19:05:16 PDT
Crayon Melt Art Mini Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Crayon-Melt-Art-Mini-Pumpkins/
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 12:32:21 PDT
Grotesque Paper Fangs http://www.instructables.com/id/Grotesque-Paper-Fangs/
Grotesque Paper Fangs - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A8PD/HNE44YZA/FMSA8PDHNE44YZA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A8PD/HNE44YZA/FMSA8PDHNE44YZA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMS/A8PD/HNE44YZA/FMSA8PDHNE44YZA.SMALL.jpg pojken In my first LED Eyelashes Instructable, a few people asked me how I made the grotesque fangs, so I thought I'd make another Instructable to show you how. Print the template Print the attached template on card stock or stiff paper and cut out triangular fangs. You can make them as long as you like...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 10:31:07 PDT
Halloween Severed Hand Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Halloween-Severed-Hand-Bird-Feeder/
Halloween Severed Hand Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3BWI/HNE3Y7KM/FWW3BWIHNE3Y7KM.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3BWI/HNE3Y7KM/FWW3BWIHNE3Y7KM.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWW/3BWI/HNE3Y7KM/FWW3BWIHNE3Y7KM.SMALL.jpg Wildlife Gadgetman Halloween is a great time of year to get creative in the garden. Why not have a go at making this Severed Hand bird feeder for your garden birds. What You Need: Novelty Halloween Plastic Severed Hand (£1 from Tesco) Tools Required: Drill, Scissors or Stanley Knife Collect Your Materials I fou...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:04:37 PDT
27 faced rotating pumpkin http://www.instructables.com/id/27-faced-rotating-pumpkin/
27 faced rotating pumpkin - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/99OE/HNDYG557/FSD99OEHNDYG557.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/99OE/HNDYG557/FSD99OEHNDYG557.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FSD/99OE/HNDYG557/FSD99OEHNDYG557.SMALL.jpg Stryker I like to carve pumpkins for Halloween(ironman, deathstar), but there are so many amazing carvings, that this year I needed something different.  I decided to make a 3 sided, 3 level, arduino controlled rotating pumpkin.  I believe that gives me 27 different pumpkin faces in one.  So that seemed dif...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 21:46:37 PDT
Make a Halloween Witches Hat Bird Feeder http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-a-Halloween-Witches-Hat-Bird-Feeder/
Make a Halloween Witches Hat Bird Feeder - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/YCXZ/HNE3Y6Z4/FL6YCXZHNE3Y6Z4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/YCXZ/HNE3Y6Z4/FL6YCXZHNE3Y6Z4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FL6/YCXZ/HNE3Y6Z4/FL6YCXZHNE3Y6Z4.SMALL.jpg Wildlife Gadgetman Halloween is a great time of year to get creative in the garden. Why not have a go at making this Witches Hat bird feeder for your garden birds. Providing food for garden birds is a great way to help wildlife in your garden. What You Need: Monster Beaker (£1 form Sainsburys), Plastic Witches Hat (...
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Thu, 31 Oct 2013 09:00:10 PDT
Bat Crown (glow in the dark) http://www.instructables.com/id/Bat-Crown-glow-in-the-dark/
Bat Crown (glow in the dark) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FWN/44Y2/HMVJ9TEW/FWN44Y2HMVJ9TEW.SMALL.jpg Stargazer0506 Every Queen needs a crown! Wow people with your bat guards hovering over you all evening. Add glow in the dark eyes for nighttime effect.  My goal each  Halloween is to only spend $20-30 for 3 costumes and yard decorations. So far I have accomplished this for the past two years!  I just don't see t...
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Thu, 17 Oct 2013 21:36:18 PDT
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light http://www.instructables.com/id/Dollar-Store-Skull-Strobe-Light-The-Stroboskull/
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FNB/YJKU/HN82O5D2/FNBYJKUHN82O5D2.SMALL.jpg M3G I was wandering around the dollar store trying to find cool last-minute decorations for Halloween when I saw a cool plastic skull. As I left the Halloween aisle I spotted a bunch of cheap LED headlamps and flashlights. Suddenly, I had an idea; I looked down at the skull and saw how well let the ligh...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 20:36:13 PDT
Menace to the Pumpkin Patch http://www.instructables.com/id/Menace-to-the-Pumpkin-Patch/
Menace to the Pumpkin Patch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/R87U/HN82HVCR/F4OR87UHN82HVCR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/R87U/HN82HVCR/F4OR87UHN82HVCR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4O/R87U/HN82HVCR/F4OR87UHN82HVCR.SMALL.jpg Graphicjack Hey Instructable peeps, It's that time of year again..... In this instructable I'll show you how to create my Psycho-Zombie-Demon pumpkin.  I took lots of pictures and tried my best to be thorough so hold on and enjoy the ride..... If you have any questions please don't hesitate to contact me direc...
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Wed, 30 Oct 2013 10:25:28 PDT
Sugar Skull Makeup http://www.instructables.com/id/Sugar-Skull-Makeup/
Sugar Skull Makeup - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/8GLC/HN8245DA/FJ88GLCHN8245DA.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/8GLC/HN8245DA/FJ88GLCHN8245DA.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJ8/8GLC/HN8245DA/FJ88GLCHN8245DA.SMALL.jpg Laynie I absolutely love sugar skulls and this year for halloween I decided to make my face into one. Easy tutorial on how to make sugar skull makeup! Supplies Tools: *Black liquid and pencil eyeliner *Eyeshadow brush/blush brush *Black and white eyeshadow *White halloween makeup or white shimmer powder...
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Tue, 29 Oct 2013 17:34:06 PDT
Pumpkin carving: Professional results with power tools http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-carving-Professional-results-with-power-to/
Pumpkin carving: Professional results with power tools - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/IHKW/HN81YT7Z/FUUIHKWHN81YT7Z.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/IHKW/HN81YT7Z/FUUIHKWHN81YT7Z.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUU/IHKW/HN81YT7Z/FUUIHKWHN81YT7Z.SMALL.jpg csellers1 The last couple years I have fallen in love with carving pumpkins. Its easy to work with, and cheap enough to not make a guy cry if you mess up. I started with the pumpkin carving kits, which I still use a lot. When I wanted to try my hand at shading and adding depth to pumpkins I needed a differen...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:50:56 PDT
Crochet Haunted House http://www.instructables.com/id/Crochet-Haunted-House/
Crochet Haunted House - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/EU6N/HNC2J9JL/FI0EU6NHNC2J9JL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/EU6N/HNC2J9JL/FI0EU6NHNC2J9JL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI0/EU6N/HNC2J9JL/FI0EU6NHNC2J9JL.SMALL.jpg ChrysN Here is my crochet haunted house, with a ghost, witch, zombie (er half zombie) and skeleton, plus a spooky tree, some pumpkins and an ominous figure in the window.  To bring this scary scene alive, I added some special effects, there are lights inside the house and in the pumpkins and the ghost glo...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 17:25:47 PDT
DIY GIANT Spider Web http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-GIANT-Spider-Web/
DIY GIANT Spider Web - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/4LQJ/HN82K03J/FQI4LQJHN82K03J.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/4LQJ/HN82K03J/FQI4LQJHN82K03J.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQI/4LQJ/HN82K03J/FQI4LQJHN82K03J.SMALL.jpg Strikes My Fancy This is a Picture Tutorial for a DIY GIANT Spider Web.  I will caution you that this will attract lots of Trick or Treaters, so be ready with lot's of treats.  Many people love to take pictures of their children at our tree so get ready for that too.  You will be the hit of the neighborhood!  One mo...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 09:39:21 PDT
Pallet Coffin For Halloween http://www.instructables.com/id/Pallet-Coffin-For-Halloween/
Pallet Coffin For Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/BTLG/HN82KEDE/FOCBTLGHN82KEDE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/BTLG/HN82KEDE/FOCBTLGHN82KEDE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOC/BTLG/HN82KEDE/FOCBTLGHN82KEDE.SMALL.jpg inkbladder This began as an off-handed remark from my wife about making a coffin for our graveyard at Halloween. We make something every year for Halloween, so this seemed like as good a project as any. My son, who has been sick since last Christmas liked the idea and wanted to build it together. This would be...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 10:18:02 PDT
Pumpkin Carving 101 http://www.instructables.com/id/Pumpkin-Carving-101/
Pumpkin Carving 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FI3/S6XF/HN82NWCV/FI3S6XFHN82NWCV.SMALL.jpg alannarosewhitney This instructable outlines the basics of how to carve a pumpkin for Halloween.  You Will Need: Pumpkins Newspaper Sharp Knife Skewer / Other Sharp Implements / Etc Large Metal Spoon Large Bowl Marker, Pencil or Stencil Tealight Candles Matches or a Lighter Petroleum Jelly Pop the Top Cut a circ...
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Mon, 28 Oct 2013 00:55:24 PDT
Exposed Bone FX http://www.instructables.com/id/Exposed-Bone-FX/
Exposed Bone FX - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/CFD4/GUHFUDQI/FJJCFD4GUHFUDQI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/CFD4/GUHFUDQI/FJJCFD4GUHFUDQI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJJ/CFD4/GUHFUDQI/FJJCFD4GUHFUDQI.SMALL.jpg chany1964 Make an Exposed Bone Fx to compliment your Zombie makeup or accident victim costume! This effect looks best on your forehead, cheek, chin or jaw line. It can be done on the hand, but if you do, use just a strip of white card stock to simulate a hand bone. Most materials used can be obtained at your...
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Tue, 1 Nov 2011 17:12:54 PDT
Sewn Mouth FX Makeup Tutorial http://www.instructables.com/id/Sewn-Mouth-FX-Makeup-Tutorial/
Sewn Mouth FX Makeup Tutorial - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/71AT/HCJO4NEV/FDF71ATHCJO4NEV.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/71AT/HCJO4NEV/FDF71ATHCJO4NEV.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FDF/71AT/HCJO4NEV/FDF71ATHCJO4NEV.SMALL.jpg a_skeleton Most of what I see when I choose to Google "sewn mouth tutorial" are people gluing bits of thread to their lips. I decided I'd try something different. Although, I do prefer this application with a full-face look, rather than by itself. Anyway, what you will need: - Liquid Latex (I mixed a bit of ...
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Thu, 31 Jan 2013 02:16:36 PST
Evil Krusty vs. Simpsons Couch Costume - Treehouse of Horrors III http://www.instructables.com/id/Evil-Krusty-vs-Simpsons-Couch-Costume-Treehouse-of/
Evil Krusty vs. Simpsons Couch Costume - Treehouse of Horrors III - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/QIMQ/HN6C6O9S/FMNQIMQHN6C6O9S.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/QIMQ/HN6C6O9S/FMNQIMQHN6C6O9S.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FMN/QIMQ/HN6C6O9S/FMNQIMQHN6C6O9S.SMALL.jpg Mr. Noack I strongly believe that the true challenge in building a Halloween costume, is coming up with an original concept. I'm amazed by the ability of the maker community to reproduce costumes and characters with precision and detail. The creativity in production and material use is always educational and ...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 18:07:21 PDT
Make wearable LED eyelashes http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-wearable-LED-eyelashes/
Make wearable LED eyelashes - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F3V/4P97/HN82K77W/F3V4P97HN82K77W.SMALL.jpg pojken This project is SUPER EASY. I had never soldered or worked with LEDs prior to making this. For this year's costume, I really wanted to make LED eyelashes since I just discovered tiny surface-mounted LEDs (SMD LEDs) - normally they are used on circuit boards After doing some research, I found Soomi...
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Sun, 27 Oct 2013 15:24:16 PDT
"Carved" pumpkin door decoration using solar path lights. http://www.instructables.com/id/Carved-pumpkin-door-decoration-using-solar-path-li/
"Carved" pumpkin door decoration using solar path lights. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/RXXA/HN82P02W/FOIRXXAHN82P02W.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/RXXA/HN82P02W/FOIRXXAHN82P02W.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FOI/RXXA/HN82P02W/FOIRXXAHN82P02W.SMALL.jpg jubal19 I have always enjoyed carving pumpkins for Halloween, and now that I have a scroll saw, I wanted to make something a little more permanent and unique. I have collected many of the carving pattern books over the years, I have lots of scrap wood, and solar path lights are cheap. Let's put it all toge...
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Sat, 26 Oct 2013 13:23:25 PDT
Breaking Bad Pumpkins http://www.instructables.com/id/Breaking-Bad-Pumpkins/
Breaking Bad Pumpkins - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/QJ5H/HMVJGHY9/F4VQJ5HHMVJGHY9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/QJ5H/HMVJGHY9/F4VQJ5HHMVJGHY9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F4V/QJ5H/HMVJGHY9/F4VQJ5HHMVJGHY9.SMALL.jpg thomas9666 For this year's Halloween I'd decided to do a set of pumpkins with images from AMC's Breaking Bad So here's a set by set of how you set about carving Heisenberg and the Let's Cook pumpkins Sorry for the jumble of pictures, I got arrived away and forgot to take as many as I could As of the 27th Oc...
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Sat, 19 Oct 2013 11:52:56 PDT
Homemade Halloween Decorations http://www.instructables.com/id/Homemade-Halloween-Decorations/ http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZY5R/HN4ZPT02/FLYZY5RHN4ZPT02.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZY5R/HN4ZPT02/FLYZY5RHN4ZPT02.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FLY/ZY5R/HN4ZPT02/FLYZY5RHN4ZPT02.SMALL.jpg Penolopy Bulnick Get your home ready for Halloween with these great decorating ideas! Deck out your yard with tombstones and spiders, but don't forget about inside as well! We've got everything you need to make your living room spooky for your Halloween party! null null null null null null ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 10:52:19 PDT