Snippets Issue 17 : The Horror Issue

Creepy Decor

Make your own creepy party decor.

Creepy Decor

When it comes to Halloween decorations, you could spend a lot of money buying them readymade or you could make your own in the time it takes to walk to the shops! Here are four simple projects to make Halloween party decorations, mostly using cheap household items.

Jack O Lantern Tealight Holder


A pumpkin jack o lantern you can re-use year after year!

You will need:

  • Orange polymer clay.
  • Glossy varnish for the clay.
  • Selection of sculpting tools to use with the clay.
  • A rounded shaped glass tealight holder.
  • Brown or dark orange acrylic paint.
  • Paint brush.
  • Tealight candle.

Halloween Garlands


A cheap and simple Halloween decoration.

You will need:

  • Large sheets of coloured paper.
  • Scissors.
  • Masking tape.
  • Scoth tape.

Cheap & Simple Fake Cobwebs


Spooky cobwebs which can be made in minutes!

You will need:

  • Wadding or batting.

Halloween Window Decals


Re-use old carrier bags to make a quick and easy Halloween decoration.

You will need:

  • Plastic bags.
  • Marker pens.
  • Scissors.

Share your Halloween craft projects with us on your projects page.


Wow, such good ideas c:

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