The scariest time of the year is approaching! In La Pajarita We are excited to help you turn your home into a place worthy of the funniest nightmares. In this post we bring you several ideas to make Halloween crafts with elements you have at home and create a decoration that will impress all your guests. Get ready for a spookily fun adventure with these tips below!

original pumpkins

Pumpkins are an iconic Halloween element, but instead of carving them, why not paint them? Using Chalk Paint La Pajarita, you can create unique, custom pumpkins that will make your decor stand out. The possibilities are endless! From spooky faces to abstract designs, let your imagination run free!

Makings:

  1. Pumpkins of different sizes
  2. Aquaclean surface cleaner
  3. Chalk Paint
  4. Metallic Paint
  5. Brushes

Step by step:

  1. Wash using Aquaclean surface cleaner and dry the pumpkins well.
  2. Time to paint! Using paints like Chalk Paint white cloud, pink caprice, agave, boho strawberry o New York.
  3. You can add details using Metallic Paint Rich Gold o black satin paint.
  4. Remember to let them dry and your pumpkins will be ready to decorate your home!

Enchanted lighting

To give a spooky touch to the lighting in your home this Halloween, you can follow this DIY tip: “Haunted Lanterns”. Transform simple glass jars into haunted lanterns that will light your way on Halloween night. This project is a creative, economical and sustainable way to reuse items in your home that have little use lately and turn them into great creations.

Makings:

  1. Glass bottles
  2. Chalk Paint
  3. Marker
  4. Brushes
  5. Candles or LED lights

Step by step:

  1. Wash and dry the glass jars
  2. Draw spooky designs on the jars with a marker such as: witch hats, ghosts, skulls, or a starry night.
  3. Paint the bottom of the jars using Chalk Paint in colors like peach, white cloud, almost black o bamboo green.
  4. Remember to let it dry well.
  5. Lastly, place a candle or LED light inside the jar and turn it on when it gets dark. Your enchanted jars will be ready to light your dark path!

Candlesticks: Halloween Crafts

Don't know what to do with the paper tubes in your house? Don't throw them away! This Halloween they can be used to make crafts and decorate your home. Follow these steps to get a DIY chandelier for a scary night...

Makings:  

  1. paper tubes
  2. Glue gun
  3. Candles
  4. Cardboard
  5. satin paint La Pajarita
  6. Brushes 

Step Step:

  1. Join the paper tubes of different sizes with hot silicone.  
  2. Decorate the tubes with the silicone, creating a dripping hot wax effect.
  3. Glue the candles to the top of the tubes using silicone.
  4. Cut a piece of cardboard in a circular shape to create the base of the candelabra. Glue the paper tubes to the base.
  5. Using the brushes and the black satin paint, cover the entire chandelier. Light the candles and illuminate!

Create ghosts with cold porcelain!

Don't forget the small details! The small corners of your home on Halloween cannot be missing decorative elements like these cold porcelain ghosts that you can create yourself.

Makings:

  1. Molding dough or cold porcelain  
  2. Film paper  
  3. Spatula  
  4. satin paint  
  5. Chalk Paint
  6. Supercrystal varnish
  7. Brushes  
  8. Sandpaper  

Step by step:

  1. Place plastic wrap on the table.
  2. Cut a cube of modeling clay or cold porcelain and cover it with film. Stretch the dough until you get a rectangle and then uncover.  
  3. Mark a + with a cutter and cut 4 triangles below the center. The triangles are removed and with the help of a jar, the porcelain is placed on top to give it a rounded shape. With water and the help of the spatula, the joints are rounded (both inside and outside).  
  4. We begin to shape our little ghost and add details such as hands and touching up the edges.
  5. We let it dry for at least 24 hours. and we apply a fine sandpaper.  
  6. With the satin paint y Chalk Paint Details such as the eyes are painted.  
  7. Finally, when the paint dries, we use the Supercrystal varnish and now we have our little ghost ready! 

Halloween Crafts: Painted Leaves

If scary decorations are not your thing, you can opt for a less spooky and more autumnal decoration along with this craft with tree leaves and Metallic Paint.

Makings:

  1. Dry leaves
  2. Metallic Paint of different colors
  3. Brushes
  4. Scissors
  5. Rope

Step by step:

  1. With the help of the brushes, decorate the leaves by making designs such as pointillism, lines or paint them completely.
  2. Remember to let them dry.
  3. Use the scissors and the string to make a pendant with the leaves, and voila, finished craft!

Decorative candles

This Halloween you can make crafts even with candles that you have lying around the house. With this idea you will go from having boring candles to fun ones. Let's do it!

Makings:

  1. Candles
  2. Chalk Paint
  3. Brushes
  4. Metallic Paint
  5. Jar
  6. Pouring Medium

Step Step:

Idea 1:

  1. Splash the color you want with the help of brushes or brushes. Chalk Paint on the candle. Remember to let it dry.

Idea 2:

  1. Fourth Metallic Paint inside a glass.
  2. We submerge the candle into the glass to the height you want it to be painted. Remember to let it dry.

Idea 3:

  1. We pour the Pouring Medium inside a glass and add a few drops of the color of Chalk Paint that you want to use.
  2. We immerse the candle in the glass and let the first layer of paint dry. We give another layer by adding Metallic Paint, you can repeat this process until you get the result you want.

Unleash your imagination and personalize your decoration in a unique way. Halloween crafts are not only fun to make, but they also allow you to reflect your personal style. Have a Halloween full of creativity and magic!