Thrifty Halloween Door Decor

To set the mood for Halloween in your home, one of the easiest things you can do is to update your front door decor with a spooky little facelift. Since it’s the first thing you see when you arrive home, a display on your doorstep instantly creates whatever tone you want for the season. And,…

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Salem-Inspired Spooky Tablescape

Every fall, my family and I make a day trip to Salem, Massachusetts. With its haunting history and one-of-a-kind characters roaming the streets (hey, Laurie Cabot!), Salem is a place like no other. So, when it came time for me to plan a bewitching tablescape for an upcoming Halloween party, I thought about those cobbled…

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A Spooky Approach: Last Minute Halloween Doorway Ideas

Halloween pumpkins and decorations outside a house

All right, you guys. Halloween is just around the corner. You’ve probably put some time into your costume, but if you’re staying home and socially distant, have you considered setting the scene on your porch or in your front yard? Since kids these days get candy for nearly every holiday (in their Easter baskets, for…

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Easy DIY Amulet for Halloween

image of a DIY costume jewelry amulet

“…By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes!” It’s almost October, which means that ghouls and goblins are stirring about, plotting their approach. How will you protect yourself? If you’re ready to jump into the Halloween spirit, an amulet can summon sanctuary to protect you against ill will. Whether the costume you’re…

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DIY “Zombie Cooler”

DIY zombie biohazard cooler costume prop

Celebrate Halloween and #ZombieWeek by creating a DIY ‘Zombie Cooler’. Give your thrift find a spooky upgrade in just a few steps! Start with a few fun ‘Biohazard’ print outs (zombie-cooler print). Cut up your selected collection of warnings and start thinking about your layout. Apply your printed designs with dishwasher-safe Mod Podge® (for added…

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DIY Cross-Stitched Skull Tee-Shirt

image of cross stitched skull tshirt supplies

Raise your hand if you don’t plan to build an elaborate Halloween costume this year, despite all the extra time at home! Don’t worry — we’re ready to help! Here’s one quick and easy nod to All Hallows’ Eve that could be a festive fit for a virtual work or school spirit day: A cross-stitched…

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Make Your Own Sock Snowman

If you have ever suffered by the hands of the laundry gnomes that seem to take only one of your socks, this craft is for you. This DIY sock snowman craft lets you put those unmatched, lonely socks to good use this holiday season. What you will need: one tube sock (or if you have…

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DIY: “Ugly” Holiday Sweater

Need a fun and festive way to get into the holiday spirit? Goodwill stores have endless aisles of seasonal inspiration, including items to make your very own “ugly” holiday sweater! Follow these quick steps to create a one-of-a-kind holiday sweater: What you will need: Hot glue gun Decorations from Goodwill Scissors Plain sweater from Goodwill…

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3 Easy Do it Yourself Holiday Crafts

The holiday season is one of the most magical times of the entire year. Everyone you meet seems to be a little happier as they share their holiday cheer with friends and family members. The holiday season is also a great time to enjoy a few DIY crafts to decorate your home or outfit you…

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