Turning Books into Halloween Decor

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Amy from The Idea Room came up with a fun Halloween vignette this year: spell books and potions arranged just as if they were in a witch’s cottage. If you have some old books lying around, you can make a few spell books of your own!

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Entry Table Made from Reclaimed Wood

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“My sister-in-law and her husband bought a new house, and I really wanted to make something for them,” explains Mindi at My Love 2 Create. Her sister had mentioned that they could use a table for their entryway, so that’s what Mindi set out to make. Her material of choice? Salvaged deck wood.

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Ghostess with the Mostess Cake Stand

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Here’s a spooky new take on the popular DIY cake stand project. At Stow & Tell U, Amy had a domed glass cake plate and a tall glass vase that she decided to turn into a cake stand just for Halloween.

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A Book Pumpkin

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Why let a perfectly good pumpkin go rotten on your coffee table this fall….when you can “make a pumpkin with things that can easily be found at home?” asks Chiara at One O. She offers a great tutorial for making a pumpkin out of books.

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Friendly Ghost Tree

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Over at House By Hoff, April turned some fallen branches into not-very-scary Halloween decor for her daughter’s bedroom. It’s a fun idea anyone can use to decorate for the spooky holiday.

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Toy Box Transformation

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Over at Nicer Than New, a client  dropped off a toy box that had long lost its purpose and asked Joan to do something with it.  ” After seeing a photo of her living room, I was inspired to try my hand at painting a Union Jack,” Joan says. The cute mural that was painted on {…Read More…}

Spooky Record Garland

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Do you have access to any vintage vinyl records? If you do, then you can put them to good use this Halloween making a garland like this one by April at House by Hoff.

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Repurposing a Salad Bowl

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At The Salvaged Boutique, Kathy was reminded of Fall when she spotted this forgotten wooden salad bowl in her storage room. She decided to bring it out of retirement and put it to use again.

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