Make your home or party extra spooky with these Halloween craft ideas for cards, garlands, treat bags, costumes and more.

How to Make Painted Pumpkins

Kids can cut their own stencils from contact paper to make these pretty, painted pumpkin crafts.

How to Make an Etched Pumpkin

Learn how to make an etched pumpkin for Halloween.

Halloween Kid Craft Spider

Directions for making a spooky, Halloween spider decoration with your child.

Make a Witch-Hat Lamp Shade

A lampshade makes for spooky decor when it's decked out like this iconic Halloween hat.

No Candles Required: DIY Light-Up Pumpkins

We've got four nifty light-up tricks, no candles required. BTW, you can still turn these into jack-o'-lanterns later--spin 'em around for a blank slate, or carve along the designs for a whole new layer of brilliance.

Silly Spider Halloween Decorations

Craft these silly, adorable spiders to use as seasonal decorations.

How to Make a Witch Pumpkin

No carving necessary! This friendly witch pumpkin is a fun Halloween project and a cute doorstep decoration.

How to Make A Kooky Pumpkin Caterpillar

Did your children get a little eager at the pumpkin patch this year? Use those extras to create an adorable and kooky pumpkin caterpillar to greet your Halloween guests.

Pumpkin Decorating

This little pumpkin will cast a spell on everyone she meets.

Gone Batty: Bat Pumpkin

Learn how to make a bat pumpkin for Halloween.

The 9 Most-Pinned Pumpkins From Parents

Are you in need of some autumnal inspiration? Click through for our most boo-tiful pumpkin designs, ranked by Pinterest appeal. These ideas won over our followers, who pinned these cute crafts with enough fervor that we couldn't help but share.

How to Make a Stained Glass Pumpkin

Learn how to make a stained glass pumpkin for Halloween.

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Craft: Dipped Painted Pumpkins

Tired of traditional pumpkin decorating? Try this simple craft to give your porch's pumpkins a new look!

Spider Hoodie

Turn a black hoodie into a creepy, leggy spider with our easy costume directions!

Fun and Easy Pumpkin Projects

Searching for jack-o-lantern inspiration? Watch these videos for step-by-step directions for seven great ideas.

How to Make Pumpkin People

This craft transforms pumpkins into people. With just a few supplies and a little imagination, you can create some new friends for your front porch this Halloween.

How to Make Ghostly Gourds

There's no carving necessary to make a ghostly gourd. For this Halloween craft, you'll need a butternut squash, paint and paint brushes, and some fun accessories to bring the gourds to life.

4 Fun Day of the Dead Crafts for Kids

Commemorate Dia de los Muertos with these fun, colorful crafts from Mexican mom Elba Valverde, of the bilingual blog Live Colorful.

Age-by-Age Guide to Pumpkin Decorating

Whether your kids are little or big, advanced makers or novices, let them use their gourd and take the lead on these pumpkin crafts.

Spooky Pumpkin Topiaries

Spice up your porch with these spooky pumpkin topiaries that are sure to delight your visitors.

DIY Ghost Face Frames

Start your DIY engines because Halloween is just around the corner. Get a head start on your spook-tacular decor with these fun ghost face frames.

How to Make a Wicked Witch's Wreath

When you're getting ready for Halloween, don't forget to decorate your front door. Trick-or-treaters will love this wicked witch's wreath, made with plastic frogs, stuffed mice, berries, and more.

Quick and Easy Pumpkin Craft: Funny Eyes Pumpkins

Watch how to transform pumpkins into funky masterpieces with a few basic craft supplies!

Well Spun: Spiderweb Pumpkin

Learn how to make a spiderweb pumpkin for Halloween.

Pumpkin Tree Ornaments

Bring orange pom-poms, crinkle paper, and feathers to life by stuffing them into plastic ornaments.