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Halloween

Halloween and crafting is the perfect combination! Explore my archive of DIY Halloween crafts below, from spooky handmade decorations to wickedly delicious Halloween cocktails. it’s definitely my favourite time of year!

Make your own light up Haunted House decoration
in DIY + Crafts, Halloween, Halloween, Paper

Light up DIY Haunted House decoration

Even though I LOVE Halloween to crazy levels, I’m a massive wimp when it comes to anything actually scary… Horror movies? Hell no. Heights? No thanks. Spiders and snakes? Nope, I’m outta there. But there’s just something about the playful creepiness of Halloween that I can’t get enough of. My latest DIY project is a good mix of the two: creepy, but in a totally-not-scary, just for fun kinda way. Just how I like it! I made this light up DIY…

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DIY wooden pumpkin with neon lights Halloween decoration
in DIY + Crafts, Halloween, Halloween, Wood

DIY wooden pumpkin with neon lights

Guys, this is not a drill… Halloween is in less than a month! I feel like I’ve been waiting for it for months, then, bam – it’s upon us. I’ve already started seeing pumpkins appear in the supermarkets, which makes me happier than a spoilt kid on Christmas. At long last, I can blab on about my love of Halloween without weirding people out! (Because yes, I do like to talk about Halloween from as early as July…). I know…

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Handmade DIY autumn wreath
in DIY + Crafts, Halloween, Halloween, Interiors, Paper

Handmade autumn wreath tutorial

Happy autumn equinox, guys! This weekend (Friday 22nd, to be precise) marks the official start of autumn… YAY! I bloody love this time of year. The leaves are starting to fall from the trees, golden orange and brown. The sun is low in the sky and there’s a chill in the air. The knitwear is dug out from the back of the wardrobe (at last!). Pumpkins, chestnuts, damsons and figs are in season. Not to mention that little old thing…

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DIY geometric candle holder
in Christmas, DIY + Crafts, Halloween, Other

DIY geometric candle holder from plaster of Paris

I’ve been wanting to try out plaster of Paris in a DIY project for aaages …the time has finally arrived! I’m an absolute sucker for new craft techniques, so I’m pretty giddy about sharing this project. Yep, I’m getting giddy about plaster of Paris. But when you see how easy it is to whip up a few of these, you’ll understand why! So let’s get right to it, shall we? Here’s how you can make your very own plaster of…

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Ceramic skull planter
in DIY + Crafts, Halloween, Halloween, roundup

Six awesome handmade Halloween decorations

Only a week and a bit until Halloween, OH YES! I’m just completing the final bits of planning for my traditional Halloween party – I am so excited. I always feel like Halloween passes in a bit of a blur (unlike Christmas, which seems to start earlier every year!). So if you’re not yet in the Halloween mood like I am, it’s time you fix that, because it’s gonna fly by before you know it. Without further ado, here are some spooky handmade Halloween…

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DIY coffin blackboard Halloween decoration
in DIY + Crafts, Halloween, Halloween

This coffin blackboard is perfect for your Halloween party!

Geez, I know I’m sounding like a broken record, but Halloween is nearly here! I’m getting more and more psyched each day. As usual, I’ll be throwing my traditional Halloween party for a group of old school friends. It’s one of our annual traditions, a nice chance to catch up with each other now that we’ve mostly moved to different areas of the country. If you’re throwing (or even just attending) a Halloween party this year, then this DIY coffin…

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in DIY + Crafts, Halloween, Halloween

DIY Decorated Halloween Pumpkins

Is it just me, or are decorated pumpkins everywhere this autumn? I’m loving this trend; it’s a refreshing alternative to traditional pumpkin carving – not to mention, much less messy! I had a lot of fun with this DIY. You can let your imagination go crazy with paint, marker pen, decoupage, Washi tape, embellishments… whatever you want to make your own decorated pumpkin! Here’s a few mini pumpkins that I’ve decorated… let me know what you think. 🙂 Washi Tape…

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