Get cozy this Halloween with DIY pumpkin lanterns courtesy of designlovefest.


Create your own bat mobile! All you need are a wooden dowel, black paint and shelf liner.

Halloween Bat Mobile

Cast a spooky glow with these DIY Halloween hanging paper lanterns via Design Sponge

DIY Halloween Hanging Paper Lanterns

Frankenstein marshmallow pops are a sweet Halloween treat

The Cutest Halloween Recipes Ever. No Blood Or Gore Here.

Carving pumpkins with a Dremel rotary tool is a great way to add dimension and depth to your jack-o’-lantern.

Lowe's Tips. Tools. Success.

Enjoy a bewitching Halloween with spooky decorating ideas – if you dare. Painted pumpkin topiaries, a wicked wreath, and more are sure to haunt trick-or-treaters.

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Enjoy a bewitching Halloween with spooky decorating ideas – if you dare. Painted pumpkin topiaries, a wicked wreath, and more are sure to haunt trick-or-treaters.

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Instead of letting leftover candy sit and get stale (or gobbling it all up yourself), throw the tempting treats into a soft and chewy cookie cake. For an extra-sweet touch, pipe the edges with chocolate frosting, then garnish with Whoppers for a whimsical presentation.

Halloween Cakes That Are Equally Festive and Delicious

DIY Halloween decor via DIY Show Off

DIY Halloween Vignette

Monster skewers are sure to delight ghosts and goblins of all ages!

Let's Make Monster Cocktail Stirrers!

Use paint and caulk to create an eerie landscape for a twist on the traditional pumpkin.

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Not into pumpkin carving this year? Create a mosaic pumpkin using painter's tape and spray paint.

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Mix things up this year with a purple pumpkin. Drape it with a caulk spiderweb you can make in minutes using the pattern provided with the instructions.

Pumpkin Spiderweb

Metallic paint and furniture tacks make this no-carve pumpkin shine!

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Try decorating your pumpkins the no-carve way this season. For that fresh-off-the-vine look, spray-paint the stem green and loop wire around the stem.

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

At first glance these pretty cupcakes look like any other—but peanut butter lovers will be delighted when a big bite reveals a buried treasure inside. Simple vanilla cupcakes are classic and delicious, but feel free to swap them for chocolate if you prefer.

5 Decadent Candy-Studded Desserts

The gauzy fabric of this ghostly figure will put family and friends in a Halloween mood.

DIY Hanging Halloween Ghost

Do fright right. Haunt your home with these easy-to-make Halloween decorations.

DIY Halloween Decorations

Add sparkle to your Halloween decor with trendy glittered pumpkins. Just follow these simple step-by-step instructions from the experts at

How to Make Glittered Pumpkins

Combine plaster of Paris and cheesecloth to make this fun phantom. The materials are so inexpensive, you can make a host of ghosts.

Decorative Tabletop Plaster Ghost

Gold for gold with this metallic pumpkin with dots. Apply round garage sale stickers at random around the pumpkin, then cover it top to bottom with metallic spray paint. After the paint dries, use the tip of a utility knife or crafts knife to gently peel away each sticker, leaving behind a pumpkin-colored dot.

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Stack faux pumpkins carved with your house numbers at your entry for a friendly fall welcome.

Carve a Fun Faux Pumpkin

Skip the slimy seeds this Halloween. Decorate pumpkins with spray paint and common hardware supplies for a one-of-a-kind look.

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Furniture nails get your message across in this painted pumpkin.

No-Carve Pumpkin Decorating Ideas

Here’s a no-mess alternative to disposable real pumpkins with their icky innards. Carve designs in these pumpkin look-alikes and display them year after year. Illuminate with battery-powered candles, these pumpkins are safe to light indoors.

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