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September 8, 2014

Hope you had a fun weekend but it's time to get
down to some serious Halloween Repurposing.

Isn't this pumpkin carriage adorable?
I love the pumpkin nice.

Stop by your local Habitat for Humanity Restore
and pick up an inexpensive window to paint.

It's time to save those wine bottles for
candy corn-inspired decor.
Click here for the easy step-by-step tutorial.

While you've got out the paint you might
as well decorate some jars, too:
Totally Green Crafts

Southern Living

Susan at Organized 31 shows us how to repurpose food containers:

This is a wonderful craft projects for young children.

The next time you're out yard sale-ing pick
up a few hard bound books to paint.

Denise . . . on a whim   
You'll never look at a bundt pan the same again!

A stainless steel mixing bowl was used as
the mold to make a scary serving dish:

 Brandy Fisher show us how at her website.

Fun Family Crafts
Old golf balls or ping-pong balls
make perfect googly eyes!

Yikes!  What Halloween decor is
complete without specimen jars?!

A twin bed foot board and a section of old fence
were used to create a Halloween cemetery:
My Reclaimed Home

How to repurpose an old clock for Halloween (or be inspired to match any room theme!)
Visit eighteen25 to see how simple it
is to make a spooky clock. 

An old ceiling light globe and barbed wire
make the scariest of spiders: 

 These Steampunk spiders will make perfect
Halloween party decorations:

 Thrift shops are teeming with inexpensive picture frames:
Click here for the easy spider web frame tutorial.

A clever farmer created Despicable Me
minions out of hay rolls.  Cute!

I hope today's post will inspire you to look around your home
for items you can repurpose for Halloween.  See you tomorrow!


  1. WOW!!! So many creative ideas . . . love the pumpkin carriage, the corn bottle, the jar lanterns and the scissor spider. You have given us a magazines worth of crafts here. Thanks for sharing.
    Have a great week,
    Connie :)

  2. I love these Halloween ideas. My favorite though is the pumpkin carriage. That would be fun to try making. Thank You!

  3. What a great post, inspirational for Halloween. I was a fan of the pumpkin carriage too.