Rustic Halloween Crafts To Decorate Your Home

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If you think Halloween is all about bright orange and green, think again! It’s easy to carry over a rustic decorating scheme right into the holiday season with some handy craft tricks. These rustic Halloween crafts make it easy to have a festive home.

Rustic Halloween Crafts

The first idea is to take a dollar store pumpkin and give it a rustic aged look by antiquing it. Debbie Doos shows just how easy it is to accomplish this with a little bit of dark wax.

antiqued pumpkin
Antiqued pumpkin by Debbie Doos

Doesn’t the new pumpkin look rustic and warm? Check out this halloween craft and see how it also looks on a squash.

Mason jar crafts are always a favorite and this fun candy corn mason jar is fantastic for Halloween. A little paint is all you need to repurpose the jars into festive decor.

candy corn mason jars
Candy corn mason jars by A Diamond In The Stuff

The easy to follow tutorial can be found at A Diamond In The Stuff.

These rustic pumpkins were crafted from scrap wood.

rustic scrap wood pumpkins
Rustic scrap wood pumpkins by Finding Home

Get the step by step tutorial from Finding Home.

Another type of scrap wood pumpkin to add to your Halloween crafts is a stacked wood pumpkin craft. It gives a totally different look that is still rustic and super fun.

stacked wood pumpkins
Rustic stacked wood pumpkins by DIY Swank

See the instructions at DIY Swank.

The last Halloween craft idea is also a great way to recycle some of your old cans. These rustic painted cans make an adorable way to store treats.

painted tin cans
Painted tin cans by Country Woman Magazine

And, make sure you check out my post on pumpkin crafts to see how I transformed a variety of pumpkins using things like birch bark, book pages, and even an old sweater!



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