4 decorating ideas for Halloween
Get into the Halloween spirit with these fun art projects to decorate your house

Decorating for any holiday is fun, but there is something about putting a spooky twist on things that makes decorating for Halloween extra special.

There are lots of great Halloween decorations out there that you can buy, but why purchase something when creating it yourself will make the process even more fun.

These Halloween decoration ideas are a mix of arts and crafts, are great to do on your own when you have some spare time, or to do as a family and make it into an afternoon bonding experience.

As long as you have some basic art supplies on hand, you most likely already have everything you need to get started, but if you don’t, feel free to snag a cupixel art set that includes everything you need to complete multiple art projects.

So grab your favorite pumpkin spiced beverage and read on, because whether you are prepping for a Halloween monster mash or just getting into the spirit for yourself, these DIY art projects are sure to get you ready for spooky season.

Witch takes flight

Picture this: It’s October. You’re outside, staring at the full moon. When suddenly, something is…flying in front of it!? Don’t worry, it’s just your friendly neighborhood witch, out for a leisurely evening flight. This experience is perfect for a chilly autumn afternoon.

Experience type: Smart-trace powered painting

Time: 55 minutes

Materials:

  • Square or rectangular surface for painting (canvas works great, but printer paper will do the trick, also!)
  • Pencil
  • Paint (acrylic if you have them!)
  • Paint brushes
  • Cup of water

Haunted house

Really get into the Halloween spirit with these spooky haunted houses. Follow along to learn how to paint a haunted house and then pick and choose other Halloween regulars to add, like bats, ghosts, witches, and more. Fun to do on your own or with a friend.

Experience type: Smart-trace powered painting

Time: 42 minutes

Materials:

  • Square or rectangular surface for painting (canvas works great, but printer paper will do the trick, also!)
  • Pencil
  • Paint (acrylic if you have them!)
  • Paint brushes
  • Cup of water

Halloween artwork collection

When you just want to create something cute and fun, but don’t have too much time, this Halloween decoration experience has you covered. Learn how to create cutouts or drawings of ghosts, pumpkins, and more, to hang both inside or outside the house. This is a great experience for the entire family.

Experience type: Smart trace-powered drawing

Time: 12 minutes

Materials:

  • Light-colored paper for tracing the outline or drawing
  • Construction paper for the rest of the cutouts
  • Pencil
  • Pencil eraser
  • Scissors

Pumpkin Truckin’

Learn how to paint a vintage truck filled with pumpkins on it’s way to a pumpkin-carving party (naturally). Whether you’re looking for a solo creative session or a fun activity to do with your loved ones, this step-by-step painting experience is sure to get you in the mood for Halloween.

Experience type: Free flow painting

Time: 1 hour 13 minutes

Materials:

  • Square surface for painting (canvas works great, but printer paper will do the trick, also!)
  • Pencil
  • Paint (acrylic if you have them!)
  • Paint brushes
  • Cup of water

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