I’m a huge fan of modern decor, and I’ve notice this modern trend creeping into the holidays – and I like it. Modern Halloween is my favorite theme, and I love the craft projects that I’ve seen that fit into this category. Here’s one of the best things about modern Halloween projects: they are typically very simple, and that makes them very easy. I’ve pulled together a collection of modern craft ideas for Halloween, including tips for modernizing your decor. All of them are easily achievable, even for a beginner. Click through the jump to see them!
Cross Stitch Canvases 1 of 15These simple canvases are painted and then cross stitched in a Halloween pattern.
Find the how-to at Decor Hacks
Bright Pumpkins 2 of 15Painting pumpkins in a unique (bright and white) palette gives them a modern touch.
Get the info at Chatelaine
Candy Corn Vases 3 of 15Use three colors of spray paint to decorate glass bottles like candy corns.
Get the how-to at The Swell Life
Sidewalk Skulls 4 of 15Download this simple skull template and paint with glow-in-the-dark paint - then line your sidewalks and watch them glow.
Download the template at Hello!Lucky
Matte Pumpkin 5 of 15A coat of matte paint on a pumpkin or gourd makes a modern addition to your decor.
Photo by Linda Pugliese
Pumpkin Silhouette 6 of 15Add a fabric pumpkin to a spray painted canvas for a simple, modern Halloween touch.
Find the step-by-step at Cleverly Inspired
Circle Wreath 7 of 15I love the dimensional circles on this wreath, which add a modern touch to your porch decor.
Get the instructions at Tatertots & Jello
Paint Chip Garland 8 of 15This one is for the kids, but you can adapt it for adult decor as well. Just cut paint chips (in varying shades of orange or black) into Halloween shapes and hang as a banner.
Get the how-to at Modern Parents Messy Kids
Party Decor 9 of 15These party printables could be used for Halloween or Thanksgiving - I love the touch of gold and the modern pattern.
Download at The Sweetest Occasion
Marble Vases 10 of 15Swirl acrylic paints in Halloween colors on the inside of clear jars to make these vases.
Learn more at Fancy House Road
Candy Corn Banner 11 of 15This banner is easy to create with some ribbon and three colors of paper.
Spotted on Pinterest
Geometric Pumpkins 12 of 15You don't have to make your pumpkin painting complicated - simple, geometric shapes add a modern touch.
Find out how it was done at Oleander and Palm
Floral Arrangement 13 of 15This unique Halloween floral arrangement uses old cans painted in black with some interesting touches.
See more images at Creature Comforts
Bat Lanterns 14 of 15Add simple paper bats or stickers to white paper lanterns for a Halloween touch.
Spotted at Sally J Shim
Countdown Calendar 15 of 15The countdown may have already started, but you can adapt this look and style to other Halloween projects.
Learn more at DIY Network
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