What to Make This Weekend: Spider Web Coasters, Choker Necklace + More
It’s officially Halloween crunch time, so make the most of this weekend to go HARD on Halloween-everything. Do you have your costume figured out? No? Here are a few ways to make a costume out of stuff you already own. It’s also time to make sure your home is ready for all the spooky goodness happening next weekend. If you’re in need of some decor for your bar cart or a chic wreath to hang on the front door, it’s all here. Whether you’re throwing a haunted happy hour or you just want your home to be a little more spooky chic, here are 10 weekend projects to make before Monday’s return.
1. DIY Chokers: The one *must-have* accessory this season is the choker: Whether you’re digging leather, lace or velvet, chokers are making a major comeback all over social media. Channel your inner “It” girl with this easy DIY that will have you stylin’ those fall outfits ASAP. (via Brit + Co)
2. DIY Spider Web Coasters: If you thought your hot glue gun was just for sticking things together, think again. You can work some serious glue gun magic with this DIY and turn them into spooky Halloween spider web coasters. If you’re throwing a Halloween bash, you’re definitely going to need a set of these spider web coasters to hold those creepy cocktails. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
3. DIY Mini Lawn Flamingo Pumpkins: Summer might be over, but those pink yard flamingos aren’t going anywhere. Pull out the pink spray paint and turn those mini pumpkins into the cutest party decor. (via Aww, Sam)
4. DIY Photo Transfer Fall Serving Tray: Dress up a plain acrylic tray with a totally personalized printed image. You could use pumpkins like this tutorial did, or nab one from your camera roll for a completely personalized piece of decor or funny hostess gift. (via Sarah Hearts)
5. DIY Halloween Bar Cart: Use this weekend to give your bar cart a Halloween makeover just in time for the big event. Pull out the metallic spray paint and DIY a set of mini skull drink stirrers, or DIY a giant, moody floral backdrop. Once you’ve decked out your cart in Halloween glam, it’s time to finally settle on the perfectly themed Halloween cocktail. (via A Kailo Chic Life)
6. DIY Bun Cuff: Hair accessories can save a bad hair day or add a little edge to your favorite OOTD for fall. Embrace this season’s chic metallic trend and DIY a minimal bun cuff to take your hairdo to the next level. It’s so cute and easy to make, you’ll want to make a couple extra for your BFFs. (via Brit + Co)
7. DIY Cartoon Eyeball Wreath: Blood and guts not your thing? Give your front door a playful Halloween makeover with this fab, feathery DIY. Go with cartoon eyeballs to really nail those colorful, creepy vibes. (via Dream Green DIY)
8. DIY Mod Podge Fabric Rug: Area rugs can really take a chunk out of a redecorating budget. If you’re looking for an inexpensive way to cover up the floor in an ugly rental, or take a swing at the Pinterest trend of layering rugs, try this DIY using a few yards of home decorator fabric and good ol’ Mod Podge. (via Damask Love)
9. DIY Spider Balloon Sticks: These elegant and spooky balloon sticks are great for a party centerpiece, for a Halloween photo booth or to hand out as a fun, non-candy favor option. Plus, they’re inexpensive to make, so you’ll still have plenty of moolah to spend on your costume and the ever-important candy stash. (via Oh Happy Day)
10. DIY Embroidered Mask: If you’re looking for a costume that doesn’t require hours of sewing or piling on glitter makeup, this DIY embroidered mask is just what you need. This project will take less than two hours, so even the ultimate procrastinator can be ready for Halloween night. (via Brit + Co)
Whether you want to tap into some holiday nostalgia, or find a fun DIY to do with your kiddos, this simple snow globe craft offers both! Together with Camp by Walmart, we built a customizable crafting journey so you can execute this decor upgrade based on your style preferences and the supplies you have around the house. For this project, you'll need to decide if you want your snow globe to be inside of a mason jar or glass orb, what type of snow you want (hello, glitter!), and what holiday scene should go inside. With 16 possible outcomes, we can't wait to see what you come up with. Check it out by watching the winter wonderland snow globe tutorial now!