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40+ Ghoulishly Good Halloween Ideas

15 October 2011 41,447 views 5 Comments

by melinda

BOO! This is the time of year when all the ghosts and goblins come out to play. We've rounded up some of the best costume, decor, food and craft ideas for you so you can celebrate Halloween in style.

Crafts and Decor

Pumpkin Votive Luminaries by Maiden D'shade

Pumpkin Votive Luminaries by Maiden D'shade [Pictured]

Halloween Mobile Tutorial by Finding Time to Create

Spooky Eyeball Wreath by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

Little Black Owl by Just Crafty Enough

Candy Corn Bottle Vases by The Swell Life

Pumpkin Clock by Tracy's Trinkets and Treasures

Soapy (and spooky) Eyeballs by Soap Queen

Halloween Coat Hanger and Bags Wreath by Craftbits

Halloween Decorating Ideas by All You

Doctor Who Halloween Roundup: 5 Uber Geeky Projects by Dollar Store Crafts

Make Skeleton Sock Dolls by Dollar Store Crafts

 Play Dough and Slime

Homemade Glow in the Dark Play Dough

Homemade Glow-in-the-Dark Playdough by Sun Hats & Wellie Boots [Pictured]

Homemade Slime by The Idea Room

Halloween Play Dough by The Idea Room

DIY Soap Slime – Awesome Halloween Project by Craft Gossip


3-D Witch Hat Cookies by Sweet Sugarbelle [Pictured]

Witches' Cauldron Recipe by Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

Witches' Broom Cupcakes by Cookies and Cups

Halloween Whoopie Pies by Sugar Swings! Serve Some

Ghoulish Goodies by Parents Magazine

Candy Corn Cheesecake Mousse by Glorious Treats

Frankenstein Oreo Pops by The Idea Room

Candy Corn Meringues by Confessions of a Cookbook Queen

 Slice and Bake Candy Corn Cookies by The Sweet Adventures of Sugarbelle

Frankenstein Rice Krispy Treats by 365 Cake Pops

Halloween Oreo Eyeball Pops by The Idea Room


Frankenstein Fiesta

Frankenstein Fiesta by Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons [Pictured]

Pumpkin Pancakes by The Idea Room

Spooky Stuffed Peppers by Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Candy Corn Waffles by Random Thoughts of a Supermom

More Awesome Halloween Recipes by Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons

Costumes and Apparel

Beaded Spider

Beaded Spider Tutorial by Shawkl [Pictured]

Handmade Dress-Up - DIY Fairy Wand Tutorial by The Train to Crazy

Homemade Halloween Costumes by All You

Cute Halloween Costumes for Dogs - under $20 by All You

DIY Louboutin Googly Eye Slingbacks by Dollar Store Crafts

Make a Peacock Costume by Dollar Store Crafts

 Freebies and Printables

Hallween Word Art

Halloween Subway Art by All Things Simple [pictured]

Monster Clip Art by Torico's Digital Gallery

Free Halloween Printables by How Does She?

Halloween Printable Tags for Wine by Irina's Photography

SpOOky Halloween Banner Printables by How Does She?


Stay tuned for another Halloween roundup closer to the day! Do you have any great ideas you'd like included? If so, let us know in the comments!

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  • Amy {The Idea Room} said:

    Heather you have a great list here! I have already looked at several of them. Thanks so much for including some of mine on here too :) –Jem! haha

  • Jenna said:

    Omgosh! so many great ideas! thank you so much for sharing.. I feel like i got the halloween hook up! :)


  • Jo-Anna said:

    Thank you so much for including my Eyeball wreath in your round-up! Such a great surprise!!

  • Mommyof3 said:

    Love the little spider pin. A great way for grownups to participate in the holiday without getting decked out in black and orange.

  • krafting kelly said:

    Thanks so much for including my Halloween Mobile Tutorial here in your list. I just barely saw this!