How-To Projects | September 29, 2021

6 Spooky DIYs To Try This Year

The air is crisp, leaves are changing, the smell of fall is in the air — and you know what that means. Spooky season is officially here! Whether you’re getting the house ready for trick-or-treaters or going all out with a haunted Halloween spooktacular, we’ve got 6 DIY projects to take your home to the next level. So dust off your witch hats, howl at the moon and get ready for Halloween, DIY-style.

Vampire's Delight

With this coffin welcome sign from @juanguzmanphotography, you’re sure to stand out from the rest of the (undead) neighborhood. Tackle this easy project to welcome in all your party guests and kick Halloween off right.

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Download the Coffin Welcome Sign Plans

Heeeeere's Johnny

Get the jump on your guests with this drop-down window project from @houseonwilshire. Use it in your haunted house, or as a spooky backdrop for guest pictures at your ghoulish soirée. Either way, it’s sure to be a frightful surprise! 

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Download the Haunted House Drop Door Plans

Daring Display

Give your haunt a name or show off your ghostly menu with this hanging arm shop sign from @springacresfarmhouse. Use chalkboard paint for a DIY that’s reusable after spooky season has come and gone! 

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Download the Halloween Hanging Arm Shop Sign Plans

Perfect Pumpkins

For fall decor that’s a little less frightful, try these easy pallet pumpkins from @thecarsonhome. They’re beautiful and rustic, perfect for harvest time. Bonus: you can keep them on your porch all season long — no expiration date in sight. 

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Download the Pallet Pumpkins Plans

Ghoulish Charm

Try this reclaimed wood ghost project from @jagcagdesign for a ghoul gang that’s sure to delight. It’s a frightfully easy addition to your front porch this fall!

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Download the Wood Ghosts Plans

Witching Hour

Double double, toil and no trouble at all with this easy DIY witch silhouette from @survivalofasuburbanmom. Add a broomstick to complete your spooky spell! 

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Download the Yard Witch Silhouette Plans

No matter how you tackle Halloween — haunted, spooky, witchy or anything in between — you’ll have more fun when you #DoItWithHart. Tag us on social and show us all of your ghoulish designs!

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