Halloween Planning

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craft paper ghosts connected by black string against a yellow wall
Halloween Decorations You Can Make with Things Around the House

Clever homemade decorations make us all feel good.

family in halloween costumes with pumpkins
6 Ways to Celebrate Halloween at Home

Get spooky while you're staying safe and sound.

young people in halloween costumes
Scary Cheap Halloween Costume Ideas

This year, whip up your own outfit at home.

An all white Halloween table.
Last Minute Halloween Ideas

Ideas for costumes, decor, and party prep.

Two pieces of dry ice sit on a dark surface.
How to Make Fog Without Dry Ice

Dry ice can be dangerous to toy with.

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Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks

Nothing says it's Halloween like a carved pumpkin glowing in the dark. Whether you're a novice pumpkin-carver

Creepy shadows projected onto the side of a house.
How to Turn Your Home Into a Haunted House

6 frightful tips to turn your home sweet home into a house of horrors.

A girl with tiger face paint on a white background.
How to Make Your Own Face Paint

Skip the toxic store-bought face paint, and make your own.

Kids with Halloween pumpkins.
DIY Halloween Decor

Use this guide as inspiration to make your home Halloween ready.

Turn a Cooler Into a Fog Machine

Set the tone for Halloween with a layer of fog creeping across the floor. Convert a cooler into a fogger to get your party started.

An image of Angelina Jolie playing Maleficent.
11 DIY Pop Culture Costumes

If you're short on ideas for a Halloween costume this year, you're in luck. We share the DIYs for 11 popular TV and movie characters.

A TP'd house.
How to Survive the Tricks of Halloween

The key to tackling the mess of Halloween vandalism is to act quickly and use the right materials. We share some tips for cleaning it all up.

Zombie party
Let's Do a Walking Dead Zombie Party

Throw a perfect zombie-themed party with DIY decor, food and costumes.

A couple dressed as the characters from the movie Anchorman.
5 Halloween Costumes You Can Make Right Now

Make a costume on the quick with stuff you already have.

Two pumpkins with creepy faces.
Faux Pumpkin Carving

There's more you can do with pumpkins than carve a basic jack-o-lantern face.

A front yard turned into a graveyard.
Ghostly Garden: DIY Tricks for an Outdoor Haunted House

4 steps to (temporarily) destroy your curb appeal.

Haunted Halloween Party Ideas

Make Halloween fun for everyone with these 4 affordable and easy party ideas.