Don't Panic! 8 Awesome Last-Minute Halloween Ideas

Short on time this Hallow’s eve?  Here’s 8 super-easy Halloween ideas to get you inspired and maybe even cool your jets! (Above:  Hula Seventy decorates with just a few mini pumpkins and a paper skeleton – Martha Stewart has one you can download here). (Check out the slideshow after the jump).

  • DIY Feather Lanterns 1 of 7
    DIY Feather Lanterns
    These are pretty super easy - using mason jars, feathers and a flameless candle.
    Violet Bellas World, Photo and concept by Katie of Skunkboy Creatures.
  • Frida Kahlo Costume 2 of 7
    Frida Kahlo Costume
    Find a fun flowery dress, a shawl, dangley earrings, red lipstick, braid your hair and with a black eye pencil do up your brows and upper lip.
    See a tutorial on braiding your hair and more ideas at Compai.
  • Carve an Owl-O-Lantern! 3 of 7
    Carve an Owl-O-Lantern!
    Here's a bit of inspiration for a different idea on the regular ol' Jack-o-Lantern. By Brett Bara of Manhattan Craft Room.
    Via Craftzine.
  • Owl Pumpkin 4 of 7
    Owl Pumpkin
    Another owl pumpkin, this one is a funkin I think, but could be made using minimal carving (time saving) and a little bit of glue and sunflower seeds.
  • Little Cloud Costume 5 of 7
    Little Cloud Costume
    With pillow stuffing and a leotard, this little cloud costume can be made in no time.
    From Sarah Illenberger, photo by Silke Weinsheimer.
  • Free Printable: Russian Doll Halloween Garland 6 of 7
    Free Printable: Russian Doll Halloween Garland
    No time to buy decorations? Print out these adorable Russian Doll Halloween Garlands by Ellen at Happythought.
  • Pac Man Ghost Garlands 7 of 7
    Pac Man Ghost Garlands
    Another fun free printable that makes an excellent Halloween garland.
    From Kate of Mini Eco.

Also check out my post on 10 Last Minute Pumpkin Ideas!

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Get inspired with more tips from Babble’s Halloween Guide 2011!

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