12 Halloween DIYs You Can Actually Do

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October 31 is fast approaching, which means all supermarkets and drugstores are brimming with Halloween decorations. But if the price tag of a chain of pumpkin lights is making you pause, never fear. You can save your budget and engage your creative muscles at the same time.

Halloween is a holiday that calls for imagination in hyperdrive. Not only do you have the opportunity to conjure the perfect costume, you can decorate your home exactly as you see fit. It's a decorator's paradise! Now is the time to grab your pipe cleaners and make like Martha Stewart. Yes, you can craft all of your Halloween decorations.

Ahead, we've gathered the best crafts the internet has to offer. That's the treat. The trick is that you actually have to make them.

From dishware to door decorations, these Halloween-themed projects will keep your house properly festive through the spookiest season of the year.

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