Upcycled Halloween crafts

September 26, 2014  ·  Posted under DIY holiday decor, Halloween, holidays, round-ups

Upcycled Halloween crafts and decor

Don’t throw away those toilet paper rolls, coffee cans, mason jar lids, or cereal boxes just yet – you can upcycle them into some seriously cute Halloween decor! Here are 12 adorable upcycled Halloween crafts that are easy and fun to make:

1. Make painted pumpkin jars (with handles!) with Make It and Love It

2. Who knew toilet paper rolls could be THIS cute?! Turn them into cute bats with MollyMoo

3. Reclaimed wood can be made into shabby chic decor – via Finding Home

4. Upcycle milk jugs into ghost luminaties with Mommy Greenest

5. Make bottle caps into adorable bat, pumpkin, ghost, and skull magnets with Piccadilly Charm

6. Make paint cans or coffee cans into sweet little trick-or-treat buckets with Mer Mag

7. Turn tin cans into pumpkins with Twelve O Eight

8. Save your empty bottles and turn them into a spooky “bar” with HGTV

9. Make cereal boxes into monsters with She Knows

10. There are used pill bottles inside of these cute little figurines! – via This Heart of Mine

11. Collect mason jar lids and make them into a pumpkin with HomeTalk

12. Turn tin cans into mummies with HGTV

Chickabug Halloween party theme paper goods & printables

Shop for Halloween theme paper goods and printables here.
Or, check out more Halloween ideas on Pinterest or here on my blog!


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  1. 1
    Sunday, October 25th, 2015 at 12:01 pm
    Jenny says:
    Fantastic, me and my 3.5 year old daughter had a lot of fun making the candle holders
  2. 2
    Thursday, September 28th, 2017 at 10:16 am
    Amy says:
    I would like to learn more ways 2 craft, please and thank you
  3. 3
    Wednesday, October 25th, 2017 at 9:27 am
    bonnie says:
    fun funfun caint wait to get started
  4. 4
    Wednesday, September 19th, 2018 at 6:38 am
    Megha says:
    Love the idea of turning tin cans into geeky pumpkins. But somehow the tutorial link is not working. Please update the right link.