Eight Hair-Raising Halloween Projects

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Alright everyone, fasten your cape and grab your broomsticks, we’re getting ready for the spookiest time of the year with 8 creative Halloween projects! Transform your home into an eerie haunted house with our home décor projects, or plan the perfect monster bash with creative party favor and invitation ideas.

The possibilities are endless when you take some of our ideas and run with them. Let us know which of the following projects you’d like to replicate and which you would change up with some personalized flair. Do you have your own scary projects? Let us know in the comment section below!

 

Eight Hair-Raising Halloween Projects:

Antidote Apothecary Project



1. Antidote Apothecary Project:

These dangerous-looking tubes will make the perfect Halloween party favor. It’s such a simple project, and it’s full of creepy potential. Test tubes are always a great theme for scary parties, but you always have to be cautious and very careful when using glass tubes. Fortunately, the new plastic versions are now available at The Shoppe and they’re safe for food and beverages. All you’ll need for this project are some colorful skull beads and a set of 7gypsies Rubbing Apothecary stickers.

Spooky Silhouette Card Project by Sarah Meehan



2. Spooky Silhouette Cards Project by Sarah Meehan:

Now, if you’re going to have a Halloween party, you simply must have proper bone-chilling invitations. These cards may look simple, but the black silhouette against the orange background sets a dark and mysterious mood. For this project you’ll need to distress the edges of some kraft cards with black ink, then glue on trimmed square pieces of patterned paper and, for your finishing touch, a cut-out bird silhouette from the Birdsong collage sheet. You can also personalize your cards with a stamped-on message

Treat (Not Trick) Bags Project



3. Treat (Not Trick) Bags Project:

Nothing says Halloween like a trick-or-treat paper bag, although I remember using pillowcases in my younger days! These bags are charming and spooky, and they can be used to collect candy or you can stuff them with tissue paper and use them as goodie bags for a party. Start by painting a rough white square onto the front of each black paper bag, then stamp them with your favorite Halloween-themed designs, finish it off with some torn book pages and you’re all done.

Chalkboard Pumpkins Project



4. Chalkboard Pumpkins Project:

My favorite thing about Halloween is getting together with all my family and carving into some freshly picked pumpkins. It’s a complete mess and somehow our pumpkins never turn out exactly how we envisioned them — but it’s still tons of fun. You won’t need to carve into these chalkboard pumpkins, but you will be able to erase your mistakes and rewrite on them over and over again! Simply paint a paper mache pumpkin with two coats of chalkboard paint, and then add your doodles or messages using a chalkboard marker. If you want to add a touch of elegance you can create leaves using washi tape and gold wire.

Wicked Witch Card Set Project



5. Wicked Witch Card Set Project:

Halloween-themed cards are so much fun to make, whether you’re using them as party invitations or just to send your friends some spooktacular greetings! For these cards we used Dina Wakley’s stamp set, All the Gals, and turns them into crafty-looking witches. Making this set of cards is easy, and can be done in 10 minutes or less. Just use patterned paper, some blank cards, torn black tissue, Dina’s stamp set, and whatever interesting touches you want to include.

Halloween Kraft Packages Project



6. Halloween Kraft Packages Project:

The beauty of kraft-colored paper bags is that they make the perfect canvas for almost anything! This set of creative treat packages veers away from the normal orange and purple colors associated with Halloween, and instead focuses on black, white, and a pop of yellow. Although these treat bags look elegant, they’re easy to make. Simply embellish some kraft paper bags with pieces of washi tape, some divine twine, and a pre-cut black bird cage. Once you’re done embellishing the bags, you can fill them up with candies, cookies, or even little crafting essentials.

Embellished Enamel Tags Project



7. Embellished Enamel Tags Project:

These embellished vials are another great party-favor idea. The blank enamel tags by Tim Holtz are perfect for altering, especially with small creepy pictures or personalized messages. We used various images from 7gypsies Numbers Rubbings and added a coat of matte medium to keep them from fading. When you’re done embellishing your tags, just fill the vials up with your favorite candy and secure the tags onto them with black scrapper’s floss. You’ll have to be extra careful with this project because the vials are made of glass, so we don’t recommend you give them to small children.

The Frightful Family Trio Project



8. The Frightful Family Trio Project:

These quirky and goofy characters from the Stampotique collection are absolutely charming. They’re the perfect subjects for an extra creepy home décor project. This set of three paper mache books are carefully altered with paint, stamped tissue paper, and collage sheet cut outs. The best thing about this project is that once you’re done, you can fill the books up with treats. What’s better than a scary Halloween decoration? One that you can use to hide delicious candy!

 

Halloween and Autumn Collection

Halloween and Autumn CollectionIf you’re starting to think about homemade costumes and pumpkin carvings, rest assured that you’re in good company. We’ve curated a collection of colorful papers, hand-dyed tags, and die-cuts featuring vintage Halloween and autumn designs. From ready-to-alter pumpkins and coffins to eerie gothic creatures, there is something for all of your fall crafting needs.

 

Click here to visit our Halloween and Autumn Collection.

 

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6 Responses to “Eight Hair-Raising Halloween Projects”

  1. Ella says:

    All of these offerings are delicious! I am now craving paint, Washi tape and Black Crow Gum drops.

    • Gabriela says:

      Black Crow Gum Drops…I feel like you might just have a future in the candy business Ella! If you try out any of these projects, let us know how they end up. I could see you incorporating some of your famous red string into these projects. =D

  2. Sue says:

    I enjoy Stampotique stamps so the “trio” was great for me, but everything just gets the inspiration going. Thanks for sharing those great pumpkins too. Ours are not very big this year, but we will see what we can do with them :) Painting is always doable.
    Victoria, BC Canada

  3. Lisa M says:

    I ADORE those trick or treat bags; simple and elegant and they really get my mind whirling for other possible occasions they could be used for with just a change of colors and stamps.

    Can I come to your Halloween party? :)

    • Gabriela says:

      Hi Lisa, you’re absolutely right – paper bags are so useful. They really can be used many different occasions! As for the Halloween Party, of course you can come…as long as you bring us lots of candy, ;)

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Halloween and Autumn Collection



Alright everyone, fasten your cape and grab your broomsticks, we’re getting ready for the spookiest time of the year with 8 creative Halloween projects! Transform your home into an eerie haunted house with our home décor projects, or plan the perfect monster bash with creative party favor and invitation ideas.

The possibilities are endless when you take some of our ideas and run with them. Let us know which of the following projects you’d like to replicate and which you would change up with some personalized flair. Do you have your own scary projects? Let us know in the comment section below!

 

Eight Hair-Raising Halloween Projects:

Antidote Apothecary Project



1. Antidote Apothecary Project:

These dangerous-looking tubes will make the perfect Halloween party favor. It’s such a simple project, and it’s full of creepy potential. Test tubes are always a great theme for scary parties, but you always have to be cautious and very careful when using glass tubes. Fortunately, the new plastic versions are now available at The Shoppe and they’re safe for food and beverages. All you’ll need for this project are some colorful skull beads and a set of 7gypsies Rubbing Apothecary stickers.

Spooky Silhouette Card Project by Sarah Meehan



2. Spooky Silhouette Cards Project by Sarah Meehan:

Now, if you’re going to have a Halloween party, you simply must have proper bone-chilling invitations. These cards may look simple, but the black silhouette against the orange background sets a dark and mysterious mood. For this project you’ll need to distress the edges of some kraft cards with black ink, then glue on trimmed square pieces of patterned paper and, for your finishing touch, a cut-out bird silhouette from the Birdsong collage sheet. You can also personalize your cards with a stamped-on message

Treat (Not Trick) Bags Project



3. Treat (Not Trick) Bags Project:

Nothing says Halloween like a trick-or-treat paper bag, although I remember using pillowcases in my younger days! These bags are charming and spooky, and they can be used to collect candy or you can stuff them with tissue paper and use them as goodie bags for a party. Start by painting a rough white square onto the front of each black paper bag, then stamp them with your favorite Halloween-themed designs, finish it off with some torn book pages and you’re all done.

Chalkboard Pumpkins Project



4. Chalkboard Pumpkins Project:

My favorite thing about Halloween is getting together with all my family and carving into some freshly picked pumpkins. It’s a complete mess and somehow our pumpkins never turn out exactly how we envisioned them — but it’s still tons of fun. You won’t need to carve into these chalkboard pumpkins, but you will be able to erase your mistakes and rewrite on them over and over again! Simply paint a paper mache pumpkin with two coats of chalkboard paint, and then add your doodles or messages using a chalkboard marker. If you want to add a touch of elegance you can create leaves using washi tape and gold wire.

Wicked Witch Card Set Project



5. Wicked Witch Card Set Project:

Halloween-themed cards are so much fun to make, whether you’re using them as party invitations or just to send your friends some spooktacular greetings! For these cards we used Dina Wakley’s stamp set, All the Gals, and turns them into crafty-looking witches. Making this set of cards is easy, and can be done in 10 minutes or less. Just use patterned paper, some blank cards, torn black tissue, Dina’s stamp set, and whatever interesting touches you want to include.

Halloween Kraft Packages Project



6. Halloween Kraft Packages Project:

The beauty of kraft-colored paper bags is that they make the perfect canvas for almost anything! This set of creative treat packages veers away from the normal orange and purple colors associated with Halloween, and instead focuses on black, white, and a pop of yellow. Although these treat bags look elegant, they’re easy to make. Simply embellish some kraft paper bags with pieces of washi tape, some divine twine, and a pre-cut black bird cage. Once you’re done embellishing the bags, you can fill them up with candies, cookies, or even little crafting essentials.

Embellished Enamel Tags Project



7. Embellished Enamel Tags Project:

These embellished vials are another great party-favor idea. The blank enamel tags by Tim Holtz are perfect for altering, especially with small creepy pictures or personalized messages. We used various images from 7gypsies Numbers Rubbings and added a coat of matte medium to keep them from fading. When you’re done embellishing your tags, just fill the vials up with your favorite candy and secure the tags onto them with black scrapper’s floss. You’ll have to be extra careful with this project because the vials are made of glass, so we don’t recommend you give them to small children.

The Frightful Family Trio Project



8. The Frightful Family Trio Project:

These quirky and goofy characters from the Stampotique collection are absolutely charming. They’re the perfect subjects for an extra creepy home décor project. This set of three paper mache books are carefully altered with paint, stamped tissue paper, and collage sheet cut outs. The best thing about this project is that once you’re done, you can fill the books up with treats. What’s better than a scary Halloween decoration? One that you can use to hide delicious candy!

 

Halloween and Autumn Collection

Halloween and Autumn CollectionIf you’re starting to think about homemade costumes and pumpkin carvings, rest assured that you’re in good company. We’ve curated a collection of colorful papers, hand-dyed tags, and die-cuts featuring vintage Halloween and autumn designs. From ready-to-alter pumpkins and coffins to eerie gothic creatures, there is something for all of your fall crafting needs.

 

Click here to visit our Halloween and Autumn Collection.

 

The Bella Grace Blog Hop

Don’t miss our newest unlocked link. See what the exceptionally talented Kelly Rae Roberts has to say about Bella Grace.

 

Click here to follow the Bella Grace Blog Hop

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