The Easiest Mercury Jack-O-Lantern Ever

DIY Halloween Craft Pottery Barn Inspired Jack O Lantern

Looking for a super easy, last-minute Halloween décor idea? Ashley of Simply Designing was able to recreate an adorable mercury glass pumpkin from Pottery Barn Kids using only TWO supplies. Ashley found a sparkly orange pumpkin at Hobby Lobby and knew it would look just like her PB inspiration with the simple addition of a […Read More]

Easy Halloween Skull Art

DIY Halloween Decor Pottery Barn Inspired Skull Art

Katie from Addicted 2 DIY shares a quick and easy Halloween project that you can easily whip up in one sitting. Katie had come across a piece of skull art from Pottery Barn and thought it was really cool. Later, she was shopping at the craft store and came across a wooden skull with a […Read More]

Circling Crow Halloween Mobile

halloween crow mobile

With Halloween fast approaching, Shelley from House of Smiths created an adorable vignette for her covered entryway. And, yes, I just said Halloween and adorable in the same sentence. Somehow, Shelley can even make Halloween look chic! Part of Shelley’s set-up included a circling crow mobile that she made from dollar store crows and a […Read More]

Spray Painted Black Glitter Topiaries

diy black topiary

Generally people want their greenery to stay… well… green, of course! But black plants can be the perfect addition to your Halloween décor. Sharon of The Blue Willow House purchased some topiaries secondhand from the thrift store and gave them a spritz of black spray paint and glitter blast. Sharon says, “I think they are even more spooky than the PB version because they are ivy and a bit unkempt looking.”

diy black topiary

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Halloween Bird Cage Vignette

halloween bird cage decor

Sharon of The Blue Willow House was inspired to turn a bird cage she had picked up from the thrift store into an eerie Halloween display for her foyer. It just so happened that Sharon had all her materials on hand. Worn books, black gauze, crows, and a few pumpkins and gourds come together for a spooky effect. It’s crazy how similar Sharon’s bird cage looks to her Pottery Barn inspiration!

halloween bird cage decor

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‘There’s a Monster in the Toilet!’ Halloween Vinyl

halloween cling

Now, you may not find any monsters creeping out of the toilet in designer catalogs, but this Halloween decorating idea gave me a giggle so I had to share! Morena for Crafts Unleashed designed her own three-eyed, wiggly armed monster, cut it out of vinyl, and popped it on the toilet tank for a little Halloween prank. Morena says, “It would also work on windows, cabinets, and most any other opening you can think of.  Every person in my home has laughed when they see my little monster Halloween decorations. Have fun spooking your favorite people this Halloween!”

halloween cling

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Painted Wooden Halloween Signs

wood halloween sign

Not wanting to be left out of the Halloween decorating fun in her neighborhood, Lorraine from South Meets Southwest whipped up a few spooky signs to welcome trick-or-treaters to her house. Lorraine saved money by using wood from Home Depot’s scrap pile and paint she already had, making the grand total for all three signs $1.50! Lorraine says, “We might be the last house on our block to decorate for Halloween, but I am just glad I finished these signs before the first trick-or-treater arrived!”

wood halloween sign

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Faux Stone Skull Vase

Halloween Skull Vase

Last Halloween, Pottery Barn’s ceramic skull vases provided an easy target for all the knock-off lovers out there. I featured quite a few of the DIY versions here on KOD, including Nikki’s from 13 Black Cats Designs. To create her eerie vase, Nikki molded a skeleton face from clay and then attached it onto a craft store vase. She finished it up with some spray paint and acrylic paint for an aged stone effect.
Halloween Skull Vase

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