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6 Fun and Easy Halloween DIYs!

10-09-2017

   

 

Happy October, YH fam! 

 

It's time for spooky, pumpkin spice, scary movies, and planning your Halloween costume and decorations! 

 

This year, I told myself that I would be ahead of Halloween and my costume and plans set so that I wouldn't have to stress and rush like last year. So what did I do? I watched a ton of Halloween DIYs, duh. 

 

There are so many Halloween DIY videos on YouTube and a lot of really good ideas! And you wouldn't believe what you can do with a glue gun. 

 

So here are some of amazing, easy, and affordable Halloween DIYs I saw on YouTube that I'll be attempting this year. Check'em out along with the video from the YouTube channels I found them on. (Props and credit to these DIY YouTubers, they are all amazing in my book and you should check out their channels!)

 

1. FAKE 3D WOUND

 

What You'll Need:

Glue Stick

Make Up -- Foundation and Dark Eye Shadow

Honey

Red Food Coloring

 

This is such an easy and affordable way to create a gross and gory prosthetic make up!

 

Start video at 1:33 to see how xoJahtna does it!

 

 

 

In the same video above is another great DIY...

 

2. BLOOD DROPS PHONE CASE

 

What You'll Need:

Glue Gun

Red Nail Polish

 

This DIY is so easy and super cute and spooky at the same time!

 

Skip to 7:33 in the video above!

 

3. CANDY CORN BANNER

 

What You'll Need:

Paper Plates

Acrylic Paint

 

MissMikaylaG shows us how to make such a cute banner/decoration for Halloween and you can switch up the colors for any holiday or just regular, everyday room decor! Go to 1:54 in the video below!

 

 

 

4. CREEPY-CRAWLY PLACE MATS

 

What You'll Need:

Small Plastic Toys -- Snakes, bugs, etc.

Super Glue or Glue Gun

Spray Paint

 

The Domestic Geek has an amazing DIY channel that you have to check out! See how she created these crazy Place Mats below at 1:37!

 

 

 

Another DIY from xoJahtna, she makes some amazing DIYs with a glue gun; she is the glue gun queen!

 

5. SKELETON HAND NECKLACE

 

What You'll Need:

Glue Gun

Wax Paper or Clear Glass Surface

Black and White Paint

Ribbon

 

This DIY is great because it's such a great accessory to wear at parties when you want to be festive without wearing a full on costume and it's super affordable! Watch xoJahtna make it in the video below at 1:50.

 

 

 

Another awesome DIY in the video above is found at 5:35...

 

6. DIY TATTOO SLEEVE

 

What You'll Need:

Pringles Container

Nude Sheer Tights

Markers

Tattoo Outline (optional)

 

This is such a great and affordable way to personalize your tattoo sleeve and get really creative. Some of you might not even need an outline to put on the sleeve. You can freehand your own design!

 

Those were just a few of my favorite DIYs from some amazing DIY YouTube channels! Hope this helps get the Halloween juices flowing and everyone have a happy Halloween!

 

(Image via xoJahtna/YouTube)

 

- Amanda Baltazar, YH Contributing Writer