Haunt Your House Tips!

Halloween is just a few days away, but it’s never too late to spread some spooky spirit around your home. No one wants to spend a ton of money on decorations, so we’ve got some ghoulish ways to trick out your house using treats you already have at home.


What You’ll Need:

  • Tomato cage
  • Foam ball
  • Set of clear lights
  • White twin-sized flat sheet
  • Straight pins, a dozen or so


  1. Take a foam ball and attach it to the top of the tomato cage
  2. Take a set of clear lights and wind them around the cage, making sure the lights are not too close to the foam ball
  3. Drape a white sheet over the cage
  4. Pin the sheet on in a half a dozen places around the sides and back
  5. Cut the eyes and mouths out of adhesive black felt and stick them on


What You’ll Need:

  • Green & Black Felt
  • White Felt or Construction Paper
  • Chalk
  • Command Strips


  1. Cover your door with green felt
  2. Cut out rectangle piece of felt for the hair, simply draw zigzag lines with chalk & cut
  3. Use measuring cups to measure out the eyeballs
  4. Trace the eyes with mixing bowls on white felt or construction paper
  5. For the mouth, cut one square rectangle (black felt) & two white rectangles (white felt or construction paper) for his mouth & teeth, and assemble
  6. Finally, cut a remaining piece of felt into the shape of Frankenstein’s stitches
  7. Use adhesive strips to stick items to your door


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