DIY Tree Faces – Create the illusion that Mother Nature has gone berserk and created foliage with a fun (or spooky!) personality. Here are lots of clever ideas to inspire you! One-of-a-kind photos of tree faces and talking trees to help you to create your own fun Halloween tree decorations… or year round tree art!
I came across this fun idea for a Christmas tree made out of PVC pipe from one of Martha Stewart’s projects. My PVC Christmas tree fits perfectly in the window in our dining room. And who doesn’t love a window Christmas tree??? I even added colorful lights shining from the outside in — to add more color to the PVC tree at night.
Orange trees make great DIY Halloween trees! See all of the fun ways to decorate a regular Christmas tree with Halloween decorations OR spray paint a green artificial Christmas tree orange OR buy an orange Halloween tree and decorate it the way you like! Photos and videos showing lots of fun ways to make your own DIY Halloween Trees — both indoor and outdoor Halloween trees — using all sorts of fun shapes and Halloween decorations.
DIY Halloween Decor – Lots of fun ways to make Halloween spider webs & creepy cobwebs! Drape these scary Halloween decorations over items inside your house, in corners of a room, or outside on the porch… in trees… and bushes.
Before stringing Christmas lights on your car, here’s what you need to know about the type of Christmas lights that work best on vehicles — and how to use a power inverter (not a converter). Plus lots of other fun Christmas car decorations to consider putting on your vehicle this holiday season!
Thanksgiving trees are placed inside the home or on a porch and enjoyed between the Halloween & Thanksgiving holidays. Photos + ideas for creating your own Thanksgiving tree for the Autumn months.
Lots of great ideas for DIY Halloween props & special effects. Most have simple instructions for props & special effects you can make. A few you can buy.
Now that you’ve carved your pumpkins and created some of the coolest Halloween pumpkin designs, it’s time to light those pumpkins and bring life to your designs. Here’s how to light a pumpkin without a candle…
Have you ever wanted to carve a pumpkin that looks super-psychedelic and radioactive with glowing green goo spewing out of it? The following 4 videos and instructions by Tom Nardone of ExtremePumpkins.com show you how to do just that!
This video shows a really simple way to decorate your holiday dinner table using mini pumpkins.
The best part about the Halloween decorating ideas described in this video is that they utilize everyday things that you have around the house. AND… they can all be un-done. So you aren’t damaging any of your favorite things when you turn them into fun Halloween decorations.
DIY Network has 4 great videos showing some outside-the-box ways to carve a pumpkin for Halloween! Each video features the unique pumpkin carving techniques used by 4 of their TV experts: Chris Grundy, Jason Cameron, Ahmed Hassan, and Amy Matthews.
The best pumpkin carving templates covering everything from the most basic designs that younger children can easily handle to very advanced works of art that are best left to the truly skilled artists.
See how to turn your garage into a haunted house, turn your yard into a haunted cemetery or graveyard, and how to make a synchronized Halloween lights display around your house!
There are lots of different areas in your home that you can decorate:windows, doors and doorways, steps and staircases, tables and countertops, fireplace mantels, walls, ceilings, and the corners of the room! And there are LOTS of creative ways to do so! Here are some fun and unique ways to decorate each of those places inside your home this Halloween!
Here are some fun ways to decorate the exterior of your home for Halloween… with the intent to scare the daylights out of all visitors and neighbors!
Here are some more fun St. Patrick’s Day Crafts to consider… There’s something for everybody, with craft ideas for both adults and children.
I get bored with the same Christmas decorating theme year after year, so I try to have different Christmas themes every year. Here are some interesting ways to decorate inside your home using fun Christmas themes.
I was a single parent with a limited budget for 17 years. That meant homemade Christmas decorations and other heartfelt ideas during the holidays. Here are some of the budget-friendly ways I decorated for Christmas each year.
Kids love to be part of the holiday preparations, and kids love crafts. Here are some fun Thanksgiving crafts that you can make with your kids…
These paper-mache pumpkins are easy to make and use just a few materials. They are especially good for little ones who are not quite ready for pumpkin carving yet. Now they can get in on the Halloween decorating fun too!
These jack-o-lanterns are the coolest pumpkins I’ve ever seen!… They might provide you with some inspiration for other fun ways to carve pumpkins. Please let me know if you find other cool Halloween pumpkins and jack-o-lanterns!
Have you noticed this?… More and more drivers are decorating their vehicles with things like Christmas lights, garland, and wreaths. I also saw a couple of SUVs decorated with reindeer antlers — you know, one on each of the front door windows. Here are a few pictures…
When you use LED lights for the holidays, not only are you saving energy, you’re also lighting up the night in a whole new way. Here are some things you should know before buying LED Christmas lights… including some of the pro’s & con’s when it comes to using LED lights as holiday decorations.
Having visitors for Christmas this year? Then you’ll enjoy these fun ideas that were featured on an HGTV episode entitled ‘The 12 Projects for the Holidays’. My favorites are the first three.
It seems that the spectacle associated with displaying holiday lights on houses across the country has taken an unusual — if not ‘ugly’ — twist in recent years. In fact, holiday light admirers like you & me seem to have become overly critical and judgmental of the quality — and quantity — of one’s lights.
It’s a hi-tech Christmas in these neighborhoods. Check out these colorful Christmas lights displays which are synchronized to blink on and off with the beat of snappy music.
The latest thing in holiday decorations is the upside down Christmas tree! It’s certainly a novelty that gets a lot of stares… Here’s why more and more families are choosing an Upside Down Christmas tree for their own home this year.
A carved pumpkin will start to dry out in only FOUR days! Pumpkins are made up of 90% water, and once they start to lose their moisture, they start shrinking. Here are some tips to prolong the look — and the life — of your carved pumpkin.
Believe it or not, THIS was spotted on my way to work today. We’re talking AUGUST… Not even late August… But rather August 16th!…
eople, PLEASE take down your Christmas decorations. That is all.
Can you believe that we have absolutely NO Christmas decorations up this year?! Not one. Bah humbug, right? Yeah, well… it’s more like this: I’m just not about “stuff”….
Well, we did it again! We procrastinated (actually just too busy) and we didn’t get around to carving our pumpkins until 1 hour before the trick-or-treaters started arriving! Anyway, here are photos of the pumpkins we decided to carve…
Pumpkin Carving 101 Part 2: Pumpkin Carving & Pumpkin Decorating Ideas Here’s a collection of the best tips for carving your next Halloween pumpkin with ease… and how to improve your odds of your carved design looking like a masterpiece!…
A collection of all the best tips for carving pumpkins at Halloween.
Following are photos we’ve taken while making some of our favorite pumpkin carvings. Carving pumpkins quickly became one of our annual traditions together, and we started documenting our pumpkin carving nights with photos year after year. Pumpkin Seeds & All Jim beginning the process of carving pumpkins in 2004. He cuts the tops (or […]
Here is, step-by-step, how we document the annual ritual of turning an ordinary pumpkin into a jack-o-lantern… plus our best tips for carving pumpkins!