Instructables: exploring - living - halloween - spooky Sat, 19 Apr 2014 01:12:56 PDT BLOX v1.01 Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light
Dollar Store Skull Strobe Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Pumpkin Carving 101
Pumpkin Carving 101 - More DIY How To Projects]]> 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
Halloween DIY Video: Bat Garland Courtneyortega A fun and easy Halloween craft, our adorable bat garland is a great way to "spookify" your home's decor.
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Fri, 25 Oct 2013 11:57:51 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
Happy Halloween ajensen19 Happy Halloween. Well it's a little late. We are closer to the next Hallooween than we are to the previous Halloween. I have created various creations. 1. It is tradition to carve a pumpkin around that time of the year and guess what? I carved a pumpkin. He had only one eye, which makes him a cyclo...
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Tue, 1 Oct 2013 16:53:42 PDT
Werewolf Taxidermy Head
Werewolf Taxidermy Head - More DIY How To Projects]]> hauntedhousewife I saw this on instructables a while back and wanted to try it. I want to show everybody how I did it as well as the approximate cost. I am not a professional, and I'm an absolute beginner as far as sculpting and painting goes. I don't know anything about taxidermy either, actually. Acquire Materi...
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Thu, 19 Sep 2013 14:47:37 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
Ultimate Halloween Decorations poofrabbit 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 Halloween gets in your blood. I found instructables because I was looking f...
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Sun, 1 Sep 2013 13:50:29 PDT
Spooky tree and bat decoration
Spooky tree and bat decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> JessicaM. In this instructable we will go over how to construct a quick and easy way to decorate your home for halloween!  I made this entire project using scrap material, software and machines that I have acess to at Techsop Menlo Park! What's needed: acrylic of your color preference acrylic cement or aceto...
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Fri, 2 Nov 2012 09:41:39 PDT
Halloween Party 2012 freeza36 My brothers birthday is on the 22nd, so for the past few years we have had Halloween themed parties. Lat year, my dad and I spent over a month making a scary Halloween maze in our unfinished basement, and it was a hge hit. Unfortunately, we didn't have the time this year, so we just threw this toget...
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Sat, 27 Oct 2012 14:13:53 PDT
Halloween how-to: Create your very own candy eyepatch with an edge :3
Halloween how-to: Create your very own candy eyepatch with an edge :3 - More DIY How To Projects]]> ssquiggle You can find all the steps on one page on my blog here ^__________^ You are going to need: - A small piece of scrap leather; about 6cm x 6cm (I used a glossy patent lavender piece left over from making our chokers) - Some electrical / duct tape - Leather solvent / stripper - Leather paint (colou...
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Thu, 25 Oct 2012 18:04:43 PDT
5 Minute Ghost in a Mirror
5 Minute Ghost in a Mirror - More DIY How To Projects]]> starshipminivan This is a simple, fast way to add just that extra element of spookiness to your Halloween decor. You've probably got everything you need already. So let's get started!! Supplies You need: a mirror, some white glue (school glue works just fine) and a paint brush. Optional supplies include: painter...
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Thu, 11 Oct 2012 10:09:26 PDT
Scary Woods Photo Edit
Scary Woods Photo Edit - More DIY How To Projects]]> ChrysN Here is my entry into the Halloween Photo Editing contest.  I was browsing through my photo library  trying to find an idea for a Halloween photo edit when I came across some pictures of trees.  Now I am not that great at capturing with a camera what I am feeling about a place, so my photos seem lif...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 14:16:40 PDT
How to make a Spooky Soundscape with Audacity buckydurddle Hello, I would like to suggest a great Halloween project for your readers – Spooky Soundscape. This project is a lot of fun for young and old. A Spooky Soundscape can be played near your front door to set the scene for trick-or-treaters. It can be used during the office Halloween party or during sc...
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Mon, 8 Oct 2012 11:37:52 PDT
Webbed Legwarmers, by Vickie Howell for Bernat
Webbed Legwarmers, by Vickie Howell for Bernat - More DIY How To Projects]]> VickieHowell Simple, black & white, slip stitch color work -- knit with Vickie Howell Sheep(ish) yarn -- creates a webbed background for an embroidered spider to lurk on. Make these for your own scary, sweetie and they'll be as cozy as they are creepy while wearing them! The Scoop! SIZE One size to fit toddle...
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Thu, 27 Sep 2012 11:06:45 PDT
Rob's Version of an Axworthy Ghost dirtleg This is a flying ghost made in the style made popular by Scott Axworthy.  This is a cheap and moderately easy prop to put together.  Using bike rims, a recycled sewing machine motor, some heavy braided fishing line, a foam skull, cheap plastic drop cloth, some Great Stuff spray foam insulation, a...
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Tue, 11 Sep 2012 09:13:02 PDT
Halloween Nails
Halloween Nails - More DIY How To Projects]]> kazmataz Trick or treat! If you're in need of some quick polishing, Halloween-style, look no further. Listed here are some easy and festive Halloween manicure ideas. Let's get your digits spook-tacular. Bloody Paint nails with a couple coats of white or clear. Using a toothpick, draw on your blood at the...
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Sat, 29 Oct 2011 10:45:02 PDT
Spooky Face in Mirror Special Effect davidandora This effect is now available fully assembled for sale in single units or sets of three with options for surface or flush mounting. Please contact me through instructables or drop me a line at for more information. I created a "spooky face in-the-mirr...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:08:50 PDT
INFLATABLE GLOWING HALLOWEEN BOO GHOST! - More DIY How To Projects]]> DarkRubyMoon Two good friends of mine love Halloween and are making their own little haunted house this year. Since I love to make Halloween decorations, but have no place to store them after I make them, I was very happy to offer to make them a ghost decoration. My first thoughts naturally was to do some elabo...
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Tue, 25 Oct 2011 15:06:49 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...
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Mon, 17 Oct 2011 05:11:35 PDT
Zombie Edit
Zombie Edit - More DIY How To Projects]]> fwalker3 In this Instructable i will show you how to make a zombie edit. You will need: -GIMP/Pixlr (both are free, and as good as each other) -Photo -Time Beginning Select the image you would like to edit and open it. Mouth Part 1 Select pieces of showing teeth and copy and paste. Move these pieces t...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 13:34:58 PDT
Easy Halloween Basket Decoration
Easy Halloween Basket Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> Neon Panda I'm super excited about this project- And I think it turned out really well in the end! These Halloween Baskets are great decorations, or for substitute "Goody Bags" at a kids party. (They could even decorate the baskets as part of the party- too!) They are also good just as decorations or props. ...
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Fri, 14 Oct 2011 07:42:00 PDT
The Witches Skull
The Witches Skull - More DIY How To Projects]]> LittleGrace this project came to me in the isle of the $1 store. Yup, I jumped out of line and headed over to the Halloween decor and snagged up a cheap… cheesy plastic skull. I almost put it back too, after getting back in line behind about five people that were originally behind me. "What the heck? It's only ...
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Wed, 5 Oct 2011 22:09:34 PDT
Easy Spooky Tree
Easy Spooky Tree - More DIY How To Projects]]> craftydabbler You can make spooky trees for your Halloween village using only a paper towel roll. . You'll need: empty  paper towel roll brown and black paint paintbrush scissors Cut from the top down in long, pointy finger shapes, about ten or so.  Do the same on the bottom and make roots.  Ta...
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Mon, 3 Oct 2011 15:24:18 PDT
Spooky Baby
Spooky Baby - More DIY How To Projects]]> Marvzz Who would have thought that a baby could be that spooky? Apps that I used Apps: iFunny: Main photo source Fotolr ps: editing Pixlr: edidting Those Apps are available for free in the iTunes App Store (for iPhone and iPod Touch) Main Photo Photo source: iFunny Editing app: Fotolr ps type...
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Sun, 2 Oct 2011 07:16:16 PDT
Creepy Eye-Following Pictures
Creepy Eye-Following Pictures - More DIY How To Projects]]> starshipminivan This simple trick can be accomplished using photos or copies of paintings.  I wanted "creepy pictures" for my family room at Halloween.  The room's theme is "abandoned house."  I have sheets on the furniture and cobwebs over everything.  These pictures are the perfect decorative accent. Research ha...
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Tue, 13 Sep 2011 11:33:36 PDT
Spooky Polyester Resin Ghost prop
Spooky Polyester Resin Ghost prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> iminthebathroom Please vote for the contest if you like it, or rate me! Thanks This is a simple way to make a quite spooky looking hanging ghost.  It can be draped over a tree or bush, or even hung in a doorway.  It is back lit with clear Christmas lights, black lights.  We have also used a floodlight pointed up t...
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Sun, 7 Nov 2010 16:03:14 PST
How to Make Wood Burnt Halloween Signs
How to Make Wood Burnt Halloween Signs - More DIY How To Projects]]> jnifrwebb Pyrography is the art of decorating wood or other materials with burn marks resulting from the controlled application of a heated object such as a poker. It is also known as pokerwork or wood burning. I think the way the designs look when burned into the wood is spooky, and makes it great for Hallo...
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Tue, 2 Nov 2010 07:35:03 PDT
Candy Corn Goblins
Candy Corn Goblins - More DIY How To Projects]]> Some Dork Every year we try to come up with a fun project to add to our Halloween decor.  Last year we went huge with the guillotine project.  This year . . . a bit smaller.  My daughter came to me with an idea to make some giant candy corns.  We tossed the idea around a bit and came up with a way to make the...
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Tue, 26 Oct 2010 00:31:36 PDT
Halloween Window frenzy Looking for a quick way to dress up those windows for Halloween? Check out these quick guides for some great ideas. Climbing Halloween Skeletons I started this project, based on the plans at The difference is that I wired the skeleton's joints together inside, rather th...
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Mon, 25 Oct 2010 10:02:18 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
Outdoor Halloween Decorations scoochmaroo There's no reason to limit outdoor decorations to one holiday or another and Halloween is an awesome time to have fun! Check out these lights, sculptures and other spooky projects!  Halloween Pirate Ship - "Yee must walk the Plank!" [PG] We took Halloween 2007 to the next level by building not on...
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Wed, 20 Oct 2010 14:35:14 PDT
Halloween Decor frenzy Decorate your house in a way that is sure to spook and excite! Halloween decor werewolf head I think your haunted house wall needs a big scary monster on it. Let's figure out how to make a realistic werewolf head using hot glue, a taxidermy form, sculpey, wire, fake fur and glass eyes. Sound ......
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Wed, 13 Oct 2010 12:36:18 PDT
Pumpkin Love-O-Lantern
Pumpkin Love-O-Lantern - More DIY How To Projects]]> Alberta Leong Halloween is a spooky festival. I don’t know about you, but I’d much rather be loved than spooked! For those of you who don’t fancy the spookiness of Jack-O-Lanterns, here is a great alternative for your Halloween decorations! Visit for more DIY crafts! Materials Materials: ...
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Sun, 3 Oct 2010 22:13:23 PDT
Building Ghouls and Demons for Halloween
Building Ghouls and Demons for Halloween - More DIY How To Projects]]> l8nite When my kids decided they were to old for trick or treat we decided to have a Halloween party of course that meant decorating the yard. Over the next 15years or so the decorations have grown into a yearly Haunted House with somewhere around 14-1600sq feet of enclosed scream enducing fun. To see la...
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Sat, 2 Oct 2010 19:50:35 PDT
How to make; Eerie Halloween Tree Decoration
How to make; Eerie Halloween Tree Decoration - More DIY How To Projects]]> Crystalline_Chaos I saw the cute Easter tree decorations back when it was Easter time, and mid August, I finally decided to make one.   As we all know, October is just around the corner and what is in October?  Halloween is almost here;  ghouls, ghosts, and werewolves, all around spooky stuff.  A cute little Easter ...
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Tue, 28 Sep 2010 12:30:04 PDT
Jelloween Gummies!
Jelloween Gummies! - More DIY How To Projects]]> Jean Locke Shenock In this Instructable, I will show you how to make spooky gummies. For my example, I (tried. I'm not a very good sculptor...or molder) I made a devil using:1 pack of Raspberry Jello2 packs of GelatinPlay-Doh (for the mold)A Lego guy (also for the mold) A little squirter thing to fill the moldNon-stic...
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Wed, 4 Nov 2009 20:38:41 PST
Spooky guest
Spooky guest - More DIY How To Projects]]> kutil This beautiful halloween decoration is smart,good looking and  easy to made. You can have it to 5. minutes... it's true. On the first sight it's looking realy will though ou gosh ! where is body ! Materials To create this halloween decoration you will need this: 1.Old jeans or trous...
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Sun, 1 Nov 2009 12:45:53 PST
My Grim Reaper, the living death Halloween costume Papai This year, I have made 2 costumes..A Samurai One which you can check out here . It took so much time to make the samurai one that I had only 1 day left until Halloween. So..I worked overnight and prepared this costume.I made this Grim Re...
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Sat, 31 Oct 2009 10:44:16 PDT
Simple Halloween 'Watching Eyes' with LEDs
Simple Halloween 'Watching Eyes' with LEDs - More DIY How To Projects]]> davegoodman We're having a Halloween party around my place, which is mostly taking place outdoors.  I thought it would be cool to have some glowing LED 'eyes' watching from the bushes and trees around the party, so I did some googling and came across LED Throwies.  They're kind of cool, but I wanted to have two...
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Fri, 30 Oct 2009 12:41:02 PDT
Spooky Wolf Eyes
Spooky Wolf Eyes - More DIY How To Projects]]> bilham Just in time for Halloween! This is easy to make and should look cool tonight. These are animal eyes that you stick in the bushes along the road, and at night car headlights make them look like an evil predator is waiting for little children to come along. Materials and tools Ingredients:Coat han...
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Thu, 29 Oct 2009 09:21:47 PDT
Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio
Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio - More DIY How To Projects]]> mrfixitrick News Flash!!! The Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio and Mrfixitrick are now featured in a PC game called "Tesla".  Monsters and bats are battled, while helping Mrfixitrick find the seven parts of the Spooky Tesla Spirit Radio. Intriguing background music. From GODD Games at: Ha...
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Sun, 25 Oct 2009 20:48:07 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
Graveyard cross for halloween ThaNorwegianDude A graveyard cross for halloween decoration!1. Use about 60 cm of square wood and cut 20 cm off2. Cut out a notch in both and glue together3. Cut the bottom of the longest stick on an angle4. Glue and screw it to a plate5. Paint in grey or black6. Glue dry grass on the bottom plate
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Thu, 22 Oct 2009 09:57:26 PDT
How to create the best Halloween Party
How to create the best Halloween Party - More DIY How To Projects]]> samattwood1128 This is my First Instuctable so...You can decide whether you want to spend a lot of money or make things (It’s always good to recycle!) on this party. But you need props, lots of props, there is no such thing as too many props! First The entrance, First impressions are always the best, or last so...
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Sat, 17 Oct 2009 07:58:47 PDT
Realistic Halloween Dead Man Prop
Realistic Halloween Dead Man Prop - More DIY How To Projects]]> drumroll11 This is an easy way to create halloween props that are very realistic and scary. It can be made from stuff you have lying around your house or bought very cheaply. Also extremely good results can be achieved in very little time. The design is very flexible a can be changed to suit your needs.Disclai...
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Fri, 9 Oct 2009 19:02:19 PDT
Glowing Skull Flash Drive ben_k I did this mod for a contest on a website.  The skull is modeled out of white sculpey, and I based the piece of a few images I found.  I did not feel that there is enough instruction to give to warrant an instructable, because all you have to do is have a small amount of scuplting ability.   You can...
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Wed, 7 Oct 2009 16:40:13 PDT
Tombstone Making
Tombstone Making - More DIY How To Projects]]> Radioactive_Legos Almost ready for Halloween, but you find an empty space in your yard you just can't fill? Add a foam tombstone! I'll show you how to make your very own hot wire foam cutter for cutting the shape, how to carve out the letters, and how to paint your creation! The HotWire Cutter The first thing we...
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Mon, 10 Nov 2008 12:08:06 PST
Spooky House Larry.0 Nearly every decoration is handmade. First is the cemetery fence made with 1"x2" fearing strips and 1/2" pvc. I used 1/2" conduit as posts that were used to connect the sections and secure to the ground. For the final touch the fence was painted with Rustoleum Hammered spray paint to give it a very...
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Thu, 6 Nov 2008 15:53:09 PST
Happy Halloweenie Costume 2008 obsequies My costume from this halloween. I made the entire outfit (minus the hat) from scratch. I used my own pattern/design, cut, sewed, and hand painted everything. Outfit includes pants, hooded shirt, and a little tutu thing just for fun. The tutu has mesh spider web fabric with bits of scrappy pieces ha...
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Mon, 3 Nov 2008 15:46:08 PST