19 Awesome Halloween Decorations, Recipes & Pumpkin carving to Inspire you today
It’s coming to the end of summer boohoo – how about some tips for the up and coming seasons, for instance, Halloween Decoration, Recipes & Pumpkin carving yep this is the next biggy to get ready for and this post will help you out with 19 Awesome tips on how to prepare.
Kids are back at school now it’s time to start thinking about Christmas?
Wait what about Halloween – Trick or Treats!!
Yes, it’s going to creep up fast and you need some ideas to get stuff organized for the kids and the oldies!
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What about Halloween Decoration, Recipes & Pumpkin carving?
1.Halloween Candy Door Hanger
This has got to be THE best combo of Pumpkin ok so its fake and candy!
You are going to need a few supplies for this one
- There is a great variety of some of the best different size chalkboards you can buy here which you can then glue the styrofoam pumpkins too.
- Here is a variety of styrofoam pumpkins you can try instead which is a bit safer than using the plastic one so you can glue it directly onto the chalkboard most of them can be bought for under $15 and if you get a set of smaller ones you can also decorate them like these ones below
The original instructions can be found here.
2.Easy DIY Halloween Garland
What could be easier than making a Halloween Garland?
You are going to need some Felt Bats and Halloween Ribbon for this one.
If you fancy giving this a try then check out the instructions here.
These are so easy to make you don’t even need instructions
Just some white candles you can get a whole stack from Amazon here are some of the best ones on offer – and you don’t need to push the boat out with the red ones. Basically you melt the red ones over the white candles and let them drip down the sides. So don’t go spending lots of pennies on these you can great prices of red ones here.
Then you just stick in some black tacks and away you go!
If you feel you really really need to see the instructions then find out more here.
4. Halloween Spiderweb
I love this cheap and cheerful idea for black trash bags – who doesn’t have these lying around and ready to make these spiderswebs! Word of warning you need to be good with a pair of scissors!
Here are the instructions.
5.DIY Bat branch Halloween centerpieces
How about using a bat stencil which you can use for the bat wall hanging also to buy black paper even glitter paper to use to cut out bat shapes.
Once you have these shapes using a glue gun attach them to twigs of differing length to create a cute tree.
Want some instructions find them here.
Fabulicious Halloween Recipes:
How about starting off with savory before sweet! And something tasty and low Cal!
6. Health pumpkin and Sage Shells
How about a healthy option to start off after all the trick or treating.
Full on pumpkin with this recipe which is healthier than too much cheese.
Ok so it calls for pumpkin puree out of a can – but what about pureeing your own with a food process easy peasy and quick.
Fancy making this here is the recipe.
7. Pumpkin Mac and cheese
I love love love Mac and cheese and I bet you guys do too!
So what about this Mac and cheese bacon AND pumpkin irresistible for Halloween after a busy evening trick or treating.
Go on treat yourself here.
8. Harvest Pumpkin Soup
What can I say good old pumpkin soup here is a straightforward recipe to use up your glut of pumpkins.
If you want to check out the recipe here.
9. Rice Krispie Mummies
This couldn’t be easier using store bought rice Krispie cakes and white chocolate chips plus edible premade icing!
10. Decadent Dark Candy Apples
How about a twist on the traditional candy apple!
Here is the recipe if you want to give it a shot.
11. Halloween Cheesecake Brownies
This is the ultimate in yum! Brownies, cheesecake and with a Halloween twist.
Find the recipe here.
12. Devils food cupcakes
And to top it off cupcakes what could be better.
DIY Cute & Easy Pumpkins:
If Art was never your strong point these days there are some many options!
Some easy not too artistic flare requirement pumpkin carving designs.
Don’t forget you will need some basic tools like your pumpkin carving kit grab one here for under $25 for a selection of great options.
and if you really don’t want to try your hand a free design what about getting some great templates under $25 for stencils and some also include a carving kit as well check them out,
but don’t wait too long to get them may only be available for a limited time.
13. Halloween Basic 4 carving
Looking for a bit of help with your pumpkin carving how about this tutorial?
14. Scarface pumpkin
How about this pumpkin looks a bit like Frankenstein? Check out the tutorial here.
15. DIY Constellation Pumpkin
16. Pumpkin Candy Jar
What about an non-carving idea this one is super easy.
17. Pumpkin Pegs
No need to carve your pumpkins if you are using pumpkin pegs.
How about checking out this great selection of pumpkin pegs.
Looking for some tips on what to do with the pumpkin pegs then try out this post.
18. Mummy pumpkin
What about this cute Mummy pumpkin a great idea try it out here.
19. Mouse Motel
Ok so your skills at carving suck!
How about this one –
No carving knives or skill required just a cookie cutter how about using this one rather than just a regular hole what about a variety of different size star shaped ones like these ones from Walmart get them before they run out.
You are also going to need some mice!
What about this selection of scary mice a selection of the best options for adding to your hollowed out pumpkin for prices under $20 get them before they run out in plenty of time for Halloween.
If you fancy this easy peasy Pumpkin carving you can find out how to do it HERE.
What about it then 19 great Halloween DIY Decorations, recipes and Pumpkin carving tips to try just in time for Halloween.