When fall arrives and Halloween comes a calling, there are some homes that go all out. It’s not a few pumpkins on the porch, they go all out with creating a whole theme of the spooky, creepy holiday. I use to be “Dr Guts” a few years helping someone out.
Here is a collection of projects to help you go all out for Halloween.
How To Make Foam Look Like Carved Granite – The graveyard scene is part of the whole Halloween theme. The project from Instructables.com shows how to make foam look like carved granite for a tombstone. Tips and tricks ranging from craving out your stencil, to spraying the final product. [Project details here]
How To Make Halloween Pumpkin Pillars – This project from Lowe’s is simple for beginners to complete in just a few hours. All you need is a few wooden post pillars found at any hardware store. Cut them to any shape or height, next add the painted pumpkins on the flat tops of your posts to finish your pumpkin pillars. [Full details here]
How To Make A Eye Popping Laser Pumpkin – This short tutorial will provide you instructions on how to create a “Laser Pumpkin” for Halloween. So do away with your old pumpkin with a candle and WOW everyone with your next laser pumpkin this year! [Details here]
How To Make Halloween Skeleton Flamingos – If you’ve ever seen flamingos as yard decoration, you’ll understand the need for skeleton flamingos on Halloween. Here are step by step instructions and design ideas to get you started on your very own Halloween themed skeleton flamingo yard decorations to make your yard stand out this holiday. [Details here]
How To Make A Halloween PVC Yard Spider – This post from Home Depot has all the information needed to create a Halloween yard spider. The spider is made of PVC pipe, can be colored and modified to add a face and mandibles. Materials needed for the yard spider are PVC pipe, plastic bags, tape, and wire. [Projects details here]
How To Make A Multi-Color LED Fog Spreader For Halloween – With Halloween fast approaching this post is a cool one for anyone planning on hosting their own Halloween party. Fog is a great way to enliven your haunted house or set the mood in a room and with the addition of multi-color LED lights you can create a variety of lighting effects. [Materials, details and tutorial here]
How To Make A Beautiful Natural Pumpkin Topiary – This post on the DIY network has directions on crafting a natural pumpkin topiary. The pumpkins are painted white and layered with vines and leaves. This topiary looks great near the front door and can be constructed in just a few days. [Complete project here]
How To Make Faux-Stone Columns For Any Occasion – With everything ranging from attaching toothpicks to painting the final product, here you will not only find step by step instructions, but designs and and themes for your very own designs as well! [Project details here]
How To Make A Halloween Scarecrow – Halloween is fast approaching, why not consider an old time scarecrow? They are quick and easy to put together, chances are you already have most or all of the materials in your basement or garage. You can quickly disassemble it and store for next year. [Directions and tips here]