Instructables: exploring - living - halloween - scary - featured Wed, 17 Sep 2014 14:41:02 PDT BLOX v1.01 Chargrilled make-up effect
Chargrilled make-up effect - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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...
By: The Animator

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Mon, 3 Feb 2014 09:07:07 PST
Evil Krusty vs. Simpsons Couch Costume - Treehouse of Horrors III
Evil Krusty vs. Simpsons Couch Costume - Treehouse of Horrors III - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Homemade Halloween Decorations 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
DIY Painted Eyeball Sphero for Halloween
DIY Painted Eyeball Sphero for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> gosphero It's that time of year again! Sphero's favorite holiday is just around the corner. This time, instead of gutting and glittering pumpkins, turn your Sphero into the spookiest robot on the block. Everyone knows, a rolling eyeball is the #1 way to scare kids away from eating all your candy.  In order ...
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Thu, 24 Oct 2013 13:59:26 PDT
Zombie/monster fingernails
Zombie/monster fingernails - More DIY How To Projects]]> cutelittledeadpeople Hello! This instructable will guide you through the step-by-step process of creating gross, dirty fingernails that look great with monster costumes. The supplies are relatively cheap, and the process is really fun and easy! Also, this project allows for tons of creative freedom, so you don't have t...
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Wed, 16 Oct 2013 14:26:55 PDT
Ultimate Halloween Make-Up Resource! poofrabbit Welcome to the Ultimate Halloween Make-Up Resource on Instructables! I ADORE Halloween! I grew up in a town where Halloween was and is a BIG deal. School gets out for Halloween in my home town, we have two nights of trick-or-treating and a crazy big Halloween parade. Growing up like that Hallowe...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 14:19:57 PDT
Body Impaling Special Effect for Halloween
Body Impaling Special Effect for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> micmac Some fine folks where I live organized a "Zombie Walk" fundraiser and i just knew I needed to take part in that. But, I also knew my makeup skills were lacking. I needed a prop to get me through with my dignity intact. But what? I know! A striking zombie body impalement would do the trick.  Step 1...
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Sun, 11 Nov 2012 10:40:14 PST
How to make a Scary Scarecrow Mask (With Moveable Jaw)
How to make a Scary Scarecrow Mask (With Moveable Jaw) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Monster Mark This is my first instructable so bare with me please. Ill do my best to explain each step carefully and I hope this gives some people ideas or inspiration for other things. Get some Materials. For this Mask I simply used things i actually had around the house. - Sheet of Bristol Board (Or cardst...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 13:57:57 PDT
Noizy Santa Mummy
Noizy Santa Mummy - More DIY How To Projects]]> mischka What happened? Many years ago Santa Claus died in an accident. His little helpers wanted to conserve him and mummified his body before they buried him. All children of the world were sad, because Santa was dead, so a good willing daddy tried some mystic magic to get him back to life... It worked, w...
By: mischka

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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 05:11:35 PDT
Ghost Spotting in Any Photo!
Ghost Spotting in Any Photo! - More DIY How To Projects]]> walterpearce In this tutorial, I will show you how to put a "ghost" in any photo of your choosing. This is a great trick to know, especially with Halloween coming up! Fool your friends into thinking you managed to capture the image of a ghost in one of your photographs! Choosing your Photographs Before you ca...
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Wed, 12 Oct 2011 20:01:36 PDT
Eye Props
Eye Props - More DIY How To Projects]]> Suizezem On the last step I have put up pictures of the eyes. Please comment if you have any tips and vote if you like it =) Last year I did my first instructable. This year I will start up with a new Eye. Fast to make and its all in your imagination what you do with it. A lots in this instructable is visu...
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Mon, 26 Sep 2011 03:45:50 PDT
Cockroach Clusters
Cockroach Clusters - More DIY How To Projects]]> starshipminivan These additive Halloween treats have a mysterious crunch that may be slightly disturbing to your guests.  Bite into these chocolate-coated pieces of simulated exoskeleton and taste the salty meets sweet meets crunchy sensation that is the perfect Halloween party food. Supplies Cockroach Body Par...
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Sun, 31 Oct 2010 11:10:39 PDT
NetherWorld Glowing Tombstones
NetherWorld Glowing Tombstones - More DIY How To Projects]]> adam.m.hoff Have you ever wanted a graveyard in the front of your house? If your answer is yes than I hope it's Halloween time, otherwise you might be a little bit crazy.  But i'm not crazy and it is the Halloween season, so check out my spooky tombstone Instructable for an in depth how to, all about creating ...
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Fri, 22 Oct 2010 12:11:57 PDT
Simple Animatronics (robotic hand)
Simple Animatronics (robotic hand) - More DIY How To Projects]]> tanntraad I made my first animatronic hand when I was about 10 years old using stuff I found around the house. Now I want to share with you how to easily make your own at home!  This hand is made from readily available materials and is perfect for your Halloween haunted house, scary pranks, as a movie prop o...
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Fri, 1 Jun 2007 12:31:49 PDT
Piecax the Poltergeist. A Troublesome Spirit in a Box.
Piecax the Poltergeist. A Troublesome Spirit in a Box. - More DIY How To Projects]]> AndyGadget * { } * { } * { } * { } Poltergeist : From the German for “noisy ghost”.  A metaphysical entity which announces its presence with rapping, banging and general mischief making. It wasn’t easy, but I’ve got one shut up in this box.  I call him Piecax.  Sometimes he will lie quietly and make you t...
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Sat, 24 Oct 2009 16:05:26 PDT
Terrifying High-quality Masks (Plaster of Paris)
Terrifying High-quality Masks (Plaster of Paris) - More DIY How To Projects]]> Aurimasmb Joker Thug and Ogre masks! How to make high-quality Halloween masks!    For the past 7 years, DainiusGB and Aurimasmb have been making Halloween masks, using a process that ensures great results: terrifying, durable, and beautiful masks that can be used over and over again. Over the years, we have ...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 00:58:31 PDT
The Living Severed Hand!!/
The Living Severed Hand! - More DIY How To Projects]]> a grain of alt. A severed hand that twitches and grabs at those who come near! Make a convincingly gruesome addition to your Halloween costume or a tool for the perfect April Fools prank: Of course, it isn't really severed, it's just an illusion! What you are going to make is a special glove that will make it look...
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Sun, 4 Nov 2007 09:40:51 PST
Scariest Pumpkin Ever!
Scariest Pumpkin Ever! - More DIY How To Projects]]> wurx I made the scariest pumpkin ever! Nothing gory or disgusting, just something that will scare the kiddies and hopefully score me some candy. How? Well, I am glad you asked. I rummaged through my parts bins and came up with an idea. What if I connected a horn to an Arduino and let out a nice blast whe...
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Tue, 20 Oct 2009 07:38:44 PDT
FREE Wound FX at Home- Last minute laceration
FREE Wound FX at Home- Last minute laceration - More DIY How To Projects]]> Lftndbt This I'ble will show you how to create wound FX, at home on the cheap. With only a few items from around the average home, we shall try to accomplish some authentic looking last minute effects for our Halloween ensemble.This was created in under 45min, done 1 handed obviously. That includes picture ...
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Sun, 18 Oct 2009 18:13:00 PDT
How to Make a Werewolf Mask
How to Make a Werewolf Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> Voxee This instructable will show you an in depth guide on how to make a Werewolf mask out of fairly simple supplies. The making of this mask does require time and patience, but it is highly customizable, and quite comfortable! There are a lot of steps because I want to give you as much detail and inform...
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Sat, 11 Jul 2009 17:19:58 PDT
Low cost Halloween pop-up character
Low cost Halloween pop-up character - More DIY How To Projects]]> Back Roads After looking at some of the available kits for making a pop-up character, they seemed of good quality but I have a lot of left over stuff in my garage and felt I could build one for less than the cost of the kit. And I offer this for the do it yourself person who may have some left over lawn sprin...
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Sat, 3 Oct 2009 21:35:20 PDT
Creepy Fingers Animated Tombstone
Creepy Fingers Animated Tombstone - More DIY How To Projects]]> PaHalloweenFreak Have a problem with wanting a little animation in your cemetery scene but difficulty running power to a certain area? Well, I decided to take advantage of Mother Nature (when she wanted to cooperate) and let her cool fall breezes animate the Creepy Fingers protruding from this tombstone. Materia...
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Mon, 29 Jun 2009 22:22:16 PDT
Scary Santa
Scary Santa - More DIY How To Projects]]> woofboy111 I few years ago, I created a monster for Christmas. I had no intent to do so, I actually just wanted to create a Santa Claus figure to put up in front of my house in December as a unique Christmas decoration. My attempt failed in my opinion, and the creature that I created somewhat resembles Sant...
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Thu, 18 Dec 2008 12:10:40 PST
Scary Mask
Scary Mask - More DIY How To Projects]]> scoochmaroo Make this scary mask! It's easier than it looks. Materials You'll need:A styrofoam head or a cast of your faceWed clay (I love Monster Makers)sculpting toolsThermoplastic like Wonderflex or something similar. Plaster bandages will also work.Cheesecloth and Ping pong balls for eyesWhite gluePetro...
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Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:42:04 PDT
Horrific Houseplant Costumes: Ferocious Ficus and Rest In Peace Lily
Horrific Houseplant Costumes: Ferocious Ficus and Rest In Peace Lily - More DIY How To Projects]]> bitterbetty Here's how to make scary costumes for your House Plants...And turn your living room into a Little Shop Of Horrors.Here's a list of your Tools and Materials required:Materials:Stryrofoam balls, acrylic paints, vampire fangs, crepe paper sheets, pins, floral wire and tapeTools:Hot glue gun, knife, wir...
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Thu, 23 Oct 2008 18:17:54 PDT
Motion Activated Halloween Spider
Motion Activated Halloween Spider - More DIY How To Projects]]> StumpChunkman We're running a special series of custom Instructables for Ace Hardware, an advertiser on Instructables. This is the first of three awesome projects we've created in-house using parts from our local Ace store. I wanted to create a motion-activated spider to put on my door for Halloween. It dro...
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Thu, 9 Oct 2008 07:55:37 PDT
Goldie's Toxic Waste Barrels
Goldie's Toxic Waste Barrels - More DIY How To Projects]]> woodhegm Here are some toxic waste barrels that I made for my haunt 2007. I was trying to think of a way to make toxic waste look like it was really toxic. I wanted it to look alive, like lava-with lights flickering from inside and steam-fog. Here is what I came up with and it looks great in person. The oran...
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Sat, 7 Jun 2008 05:50:05 PDT
Life-size Skeleton Pumpkin Carving!!/
Life-size Skeleton Pumpkin Carving! - More DIY How To Projects]]> mcraghead Start with a skull! If you're a reasonable person, you'll stop there. If not, why not make a whole skeleton out of pumpkins? Pumpkin Shopping Finding the right pumpkins can be quite a challenge. You'll have better luck with a rural grower with a variety of shapes and sizes... the soulless clones...
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Tue, 21 Aug 2007 15:13:31 PDT
How to convert an old swingset into a guillotine prop for Halloween
How to convert an old swingset into a guillotine prop for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> Strapped-4-Cache This project stemmed from the need to move a pile of lumber that used to be a wooden swing set and the desire to have a nice prop for Halloween festivities.A friend had recently made me aware of this site, so I decided that this would be a good project to post as my first instructable.Here's a link ...
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Sat, 13 Oct 2007 20:39:33 PDT