home: made [ Halloween table setting ]

home: made [ Halloween ]

Layer up fabric, cluster old bottles, paint spiders webs in bleach, use pumpkins for vases… just some of the wonderful ideas collated by Good Housekeeping for weird, yet beautiful table settings and centrepieces for this weekend’s Halloween gatherings.

Try out their super ideas, lots of which are made from objects from around the house, items you could pick up at a local charity shop or bits and bobs from the supermarket!

[ all ideas/DIYs credited within the article. ]

home: nice price [ paper pumpkins ]

home: nice price [ paper pumpkins ]

Feeling spooky? It doesn’t have to be scary or full of sweets, Halloween gives us another reason to add a little decoration to our homes.

These paper pumpkin decorations from Paper Dreams are simply beautiful and very effective to give a little pretty spooky decor.

They say;

Paper Dreams Honeycomb Pumpkins are made in Europe from sustainably sourced tissue paper and are designed to be reused. All our products are exclusively designed and handcrafted by ourselves.

This set consists of two honeycomb pumpkins, one is 25cm tall and the other 20cm in diameter.

Items come in plastic-free packaging which is intended to be kept storing items between use.

Simply open decoration and fasten with the enclosed metal pins. Unpin and close decoration for next time.

home: made [ DIY Halloween ]

home: made [ DIY Halloween ]

It may be a little different this year, but we can all still create a little spookiness in our homes this Halloween.

We came across a great collection of DIY ideas at goodhousekeeping.com.

Loads of fun things to make including a paper bat garland, snake wreath & big art display.

Head to goodhousekeeping.com and start creating.

home: made [ pumpkin carving ]

home: made [ pumpkin carving ]

If you haven’t yet got your carve-on for tonight’s Halloween festivities then we’ve found some great inspiration for you to get creatively inspired.

Even an idea of not having to even pick up a knife – use a sharpie to draw on, use cut out paper to decorate or other mediums like paint, beads or washi tape.

See below for a great way to cut shapes with a knife and to also allow you to have elaborate cut outs.

home: made [ Halloween decorations ]

home: made [ Halloween Decorations ]

With Halloween around the corner, today we share some fun ideas to decorate your home. With a monochrome twist, these are quick and easy makes for all ages to have a go at.

From hand painted pumpkins to ghostly cake decorations head to burkatron.com for all the tutorials.

Happy Halloween!

home: made [ painted pumpkins ]

home: made [ painted pumpkins ]

Halloween is around the corner and it’s pumpkins galore. We have found a lovely alternative way to decorate them with different paint techniques and colours – noone said pumpkins had to stay orange.

Get hold of some real pumpkins in various sizes or craft pumpkins [ craftmill.co.uk ] and some acrylic paint, then you’re good to go.

We have found some inpiring designs at homeyohmy.com.

So that’s your weekend sorted!

home: made [ Halloween wreaths ] 

home: made [ Halloween wreaths ] 

Not content with just having something creative and beautiful adorn your door at Christmas, why not also look to getting creative for Halloween. 

With different levels of complexity, there’s a plethora of tutorials across the internet for Halloween DIY wreaths. 

Country Living has pulled together 35 of the best diy wreaths (see main image) giving you great inspiration – and the tutorials to follow. Whether it’s something ghoulish and fun or more stylish and autumnal there’s designs to suit everyone. 

We also love the explosion of colours and textures from the fun wreath diy from TheWreathDepot (top right main image)