Halloween DIY ideas

                                                       Decorations for Halloween.

Here are some great ideas to make your Halloween pumpkin different from everyone else’s this holiday. These fun and creative decoration ideas for your pumpkin will make yours stand out from all your friend this Halloween!

#1 Glitter Pumpkin

Things you’ll need  

  1. Pumpkin
  2. Glitter of choice
  3. Spray adhesive
  4. Paint brush
  5. Newspapers
  6. Spoon

Instructions for glitter pumpkin

  1. Lay out newspaper onto flat surface. (Table, floor, cement)
  2. Spray the top half of your pumpkin with spray adhesive, if you don’t want the stem of the pumpkin to be covered in glitter do not spray with adhesive.
  3. With your spoon, sprinkle glitter over the adhesive you previously sprayed onto your pumpkin.
  4. Remove unwanted glitter by carefully shaking pumpkin over newspaper.
  5. Let your pumpkin sit for at least 5 minutes.
  6. Spray the bottom of your pumpkin with adhesive.
  7. With spoon, sprinkle glitter over the adhesive you previously sprayed on your pumpkin.
  8. Let your pumpkin sit for at least 5 minutes.

#2 Glow in the Dark Pumpkin

Things you’ll need

  1. Pumpkin
  2. Glow in the dark paint of your choice
  3. Paintbrush
  4. Newspaper
  5. Paper plate

Instructions for  glow in the dark Pumpkin

  1. Lay newspaper down onto flat surface. (Table, floor, cement)
  2. Squeeze glow in the dark paint onto paper plate.
  3. With your paintbrush, design your pumpkins how ever you choose.
  4. Let the paint on your pumpkin dry.

#3 Starry Night Pumpkin

Things you’ll need

  1. Pumpkin
  2. Dark blue or black paint
  3. Silver paint
  4. Gold star stickers
  5. Newspaper

Instructions for starry night pumpkin

  1. Lay newspaper down onto flat surface. (Table,floor,cement)

2.Paint the entire pumpkin (including stem) either dark blue or black, depending on which color you chose to use.

  1. Let your paint dry.
  2. After the paint has dried, using the silver paint, paint a crescent moon onto your pumpkin.
  3. Let paint dry.
  4. Stick the gold stars all over your pumpkin.

                                                            Halloween Treats

These snacks are great for any upcoming Halloween event. All tasty, affordable and easy to make!

#4 Nutter Butter Ghosts

Things you’ll need.

  1. Nutter Butters. (How many packaged you need/want)
  2. 8 ounces of melted white chocolate.
  3. 1/4 cup of mini chocolate chips.
  4. Plate or tray
  5. Fork
  6. Parchment paper

Instructions for Nutter Butter Ghosts

  1. Put 8 ounces of white chocolate into a microwaveable bowl and heat for 1 minute and 15 seconds.
  2. Carefully place bowl onto a flat surface.
  3. With a fork dip Nutter Butter into white chocolate, rotate until the whole cookie is covered.
  4. With fork, pick up Nutter Butter and place onto parchment paper
  5. Place two mini chocolate chips as the eyes of the ghost.
  6. Let your ghosts dry.

#5 Gummy Worms

Things you’ll need.

  1. 2 Rubber bands
  2. Bendy straws
  3. Jello (red)
  4. Water
  5. Large cup
  6. Bowl

Instructions for Gummy Worms

  1. Pack all of the bendy straws together and wrap two rubber, one on the top and one on the opposite end.
  2. Make jello.
  3. While the jello is still in a liquid form, pour into straws.
  4. Let jello sit for 2-3 hours in fridge.
  5. Carefully pour warm water over jello filled straws to release “worms” from straws into a bowl.
  6. Pour out extra water.

#6 Witch Finger

Things you’ll need

  1. White bread
  2. Red jam/jelly
  3. Peanut butter/almond butter etc.
  4. Shaved almonds
  5. Knife
  6. Rolling pin
  7. Plate

Instructions for Witch Fingers

  1. Cut the crusts of the bread off.
  2. With rolling pin flatten out bread
  3. With knife spread peanut butter or almond butter onto the bread.
  4. Roll bread vertically.
  5. Cut a V shape onto one of the ends of the bread.
  6. Put a small amount of jelly/jam onto the V shape of the bread.
  7. Push shaved almond into the jelly/jam
  8. Put sandwich onto a plate
  9. Put jelly/jam onto end of sandwich

Helpful links:

http://ilovetocreateblog.blogspot.com/2014/10/diy-glow-in-dark-pumpkins.html

http://www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/handmade/how-to-make-glittered-pumpkins

http://thestir.cafemom.com/food_party/145588/nutter_butter_ghost_cookies_fo

http://www.hgtv.com/design/make-and-celebrate/holidays/8-fun-new-ways-to-decorate-a-pumpkin-pictures

http://www.annabelkarmel.com/recipes/deadman-finger-sandwiches

http://www.allthingshomerelated.com/2012/10/ghost-cookies/

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