Are you having a Halloween party? Looking for a spooky dessert to serve to all of your friends? In this tutorial, learn how to make a cake shaped and decorated like a mummy. This mummy design is very realistic looking and will make a perfectly spooky addition to any Halloween ...more
Halloween Scary Cake
During Halloween, spookiness, ickiness, and delicious good fun combine to form one scary good time. And what better way to offer party guests a trick AND a treat than by baking and decorating this creepy mummy cake? Watch the construction of this cake from beginning to end.
Treat kids to this bewitching Halloween cake shaped like a witch hat. Follow along and let Paula Deen shows you how easy it is to decorate a Halloween cake. This cooking how-to video is part of Paula's Home Cooking show hosted by Jamie Deen, Paula Deen. Paula Deen, owner of La ...more
Halloween inspires all of us to scare the willies out of friends and family. Nothing gets people more in the Halloween mood than being spooked, right? Check out this video to learn how to pull off a scary Halloween "message on a mirror" prank. You'll need a mirror that's next ...more
Out of time and/or money to put together a costume for Halloween? Don't give up! You can make a variety of interesting and creepy Halloween costumes just by raiding your closet. Here are a couple good ideas for simple but effective costumes.
If you want to go with something a little less deep fried heart attack for your trick-or-treaters this year, try Bakerella's recipe for Yummy Mummy Cake Pops. No reason not to have dessert-on-a-stick all year round! You Will Need: 48 uncoated Basic Cake Balls (separate recip ...more
Hosting a Halloween party and looking for some inspiration? ThreadBanger's Decor It Yourself is here to help with a few spooky ideas that can be thrown together at home and for cheap! Projects include eerie terrariums, adding red to the eyes in your portrait wall art, and bloo ...more
It's Halloween, and you're looking for some good ideas to make for the next party. Using two bundt cakes, colored fondant, some icing and a little gumpaste, you can make a cake that looks just like a pumpkin. Then add a few decorations, and you've got a jack o lantern cake! Pa ...more
In this tutorial, learn how to make one disgustingly tasty dessert: The bleeding zombie brain cake! This cake is perfect for Halloween or the birthday of a particularly "goth" friend. This dessert is surprisingly delicious - give it a shot and see how many of your friends will ...more
The human brain is not the most appetizing organ in appearance, but if you or someone you're making a cake for have a craving for delicious candy brains, try baking this brain cake. Through the liberal use of frosting it winds up as a spitting image of a brain, and it's copiou ...more
Most people save up their baking for Christmas time, when the home traditionally smells like sugar, cinnamon, and a plethora of baked goods. But Halloween is just as great an opportunity to both create something delicious and gorgeous looking. Check out this cake decorating v ...more
You think Christmas is the only holiday that lets you get creative with your cooking and baking? Think again. Take a gander at this cake decorating video to learn how to make a delicious chocolate mud cake that resembles dirt swarming with worms (really gummi worms). A freaky ...more
In this tutorial, we learn how to make and decorate a spider cake for Halloween. First, you will need to bake cupcakes and then use these to help shape the spider. After this, use green and black frosting in a tube to create a spiked look for a pattern of each all over the cak ...more
'Tis this season to be gross! In this free video cooking lesson, you'll learn how to prepare a kitty litter cake that's equal parts delicious and disgusting. For more information, including a full recipe, and to learn how to make Halloween cupcakes yourself, take a look.
This Halloween, why not try something that will blow your guests away? Watch this video to learn how to make an awesome jack-o'-lantern cake. Your guests will be left oohing and aahing over the results. This video will walk you through each step of the way, from cutting the ca ...more
Scrambling for a last minute disgustingly-yummy Halloween party idea? Looking for a dessert to go with your gruesome meat hands? Try out Instructables member kiffakitty's totally gnarly Brain Cake. Images below, click through for full instructions on how to make it.
Tired of the same old brownies? Instead of just making brownies, why not kick up the creativity a notch and make some halloween themed brownie pops. They are really easy to make, and sure to impress your family and friends. Not too mention they are delicious! Enjoy! Follow the ...more
This how-to video series shows how to make a Scary Skull, just in time for Halloween. Starting with a Linberg skull kit, these steps will help you transform the new-looking model skull into a creepy rotting pirate skull. Check out these video holiday decorating tutorials and l ...more
Jason Voorhees single-handedly terrified millions of American children away from ever going to summer camp, and his iconic mask can still send people running to this day. This video will show you how to can quickly and easily make your own Friday the 13th Jason Voorhees mask o ...more
Zombies are in, as always, and if you want to ride the wave of zombie madness this Halloween, check out this two-part video guide. It will teach you how to create really scary professional-looking zombie makeup for your face that will convince just about anyone you're out to e ...more
In this video series, watch as professional makeup artist Matt Cail teaches how to do scary clown makeup for Halloween. In this step by step makeup lesson learn how to apply the base paint, how to add triangles and fake blood, and really turn clowns into an evil thing. Take a ...more
Want to scare your friends so good on Halloween that they'll have nightmares about you for ages to come? Then you have stumbled upon the right makeup tutorial. Take a gander at this makeup video to learn how to use wax - yes, wax - to create a dripping effect that'll make you ...more
During the rest of the year we doubt you'd be even remotely interested in watching a makeup tutorial on how to look like Ursula from "The Little Mermaid. After all, the evil sea queen was a (literally) big pain in the ass for everyone and looked more frightening than beautiful ...more
Carving a pumpkin is an American Halloween tradition. It may seem intimidating, but it's really quite simple. If you need help to create the perfect Jack O Lantern, read on! This page will show you how to carve a pumpkin, step by step. If you want your Halloween guests greeted ...more
Get into the Halloween spirit with these terrifying mummy hot dogs! They're easy to make and this free video cooking lesson presents a complete overview. For all of the details, and to get started making festive, festering mummy dogs yourself, take a look.
The Terminator— it might not seem like an obvious choose for a woman's Halloween costume, unless you're thinking of the T-X from "Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines", played by Kristanna Loken. But this Halloween makeup look actually feels more like the Governator's famous por ...more
In this clip, we learn how to create a DIY latex monster mask for Halloween or other fancy-dress event. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, and to get started creating your own one-of-a-kind monster masks, watch this fun video guide.
We didn't think Jim Carey's portrayal of Joker could ever be topped...that is, until we witnessed Heath Ledger work his magic as one of the scariest and most demented Jokers we've ever seen. Crazy and evil in the most delicious way, this Joker wore a sort of psychotic makeup t ...more
We know dolls are supposed to be children's toys, but there's something about them that scares the living daylights out of us. Maybe, just maybe, it's those lifelike eyes that appear almost too real to be fake? That seem to follow us as we move around the room? Okay, maybe we' ...more
Creativity and well thought-out planning are qualities to be admired when choosing a costume for Halloween. Going out in hordes to purchase the same 'ol outfits from a local costume warehouse means you're probably wearing the same thing as thousands of other people. Creating ...more
Just about the only times you'd ever want to look like your throats been slit open is if you're acting or it's Halloween. Whatever the occasion, this video will teach you how to create a really realistic yet easy slashed throat look with makeup and latex.
Zombies will probably not be as popular a Halloween costume as vampires or werewolves this Halloween, which means all the more chance for you to stand out and look spectacular if you're dressing up as one! If your little kid has his heart set on becoming a flesh gobbling undea ...more
Serve your Halloween party guests a dessert that's both a treat and a trick by baking and decorating these spooky Blackout cupcakes. Made from copious amounts of chocolate and cocoa powder, these cupcakes are darkly delicious. Check out this cake tutorial for the how-to. Thes ...more
Halloween is a spooky time filled with eerie parties, scary Haunted Houses, and more candy than can fill all the barrels in Donkey Kong. Create an elegant way to get your sugar fix this All Hallow's Eve by baking and caking a fondant-covered jack-o-lantern cake. Hit up this v ...more
When your children have finished trick or treating throughout the neighborhood, watch this video series and learn how to throw a children's Halloween party. Karen Weisman shows you great Halloween decoration ideas. Learn how to make a scary tree, a spider, and a spiderweb tabl ...more
Notch loves Halloween. He must, because he keeps putting scarier and scarier things into Minecraft around Halloween time! Today, Minecraft 1.4.2 was released, and it's a doozy. Versions 1.4 and 1.4.1 were actually skipped entirely, as lots of bug-fixes were patched between th ...more
Don't want to be something scary for Halloween? You can be a beautiful faerie instead! Using a blue and white palette with a little silver glitter for accents, this tutorial shows you how to create a lovely sparkly fairy look for yourself!
Don't worry ladies, you can make an easy costume that is both scary and sexy this Halloween, and this video will show you how to do it. It contains detailed instructions for doing the makeup and costume for a sexy female mad scientist. MUWAHAHA!
Halloween just isn't Halloween without your fair share of spooks, frights, and spine-tingling delights. If you're planning to host a Halloween party this year, why not craft your own favor boxes? It's really not as hard as you think. Take a gander at this tutorial to learn ho ...more
Draw scary cartoon witches for Halloween cards and birthday cards. You might be able to use a dry erase marker to trace the drawing steps directly off of the computer screen. Of course, you can only participate in this practice if you have a glass computer screen. Otherwise, u ...more
Fairy costumes are as common as witch costumes or vampire costumes (especially now with the "Twilight" fever) for Halloween. But dark fairies are a whole other category altogether. Rather than the cute pink frills, golden hair, and pixie dust you imagine your typical Disney fa ...more
Are you having a monster mash theme party for Halloween? If you're looking to really spice up your festivities, then match your ghoulish monster decor with your party eats. In this video, you'll be run through how to decorate your cupcakes - dress them up for Halloween, if yo ...more
All the other girls are going to be dressing up as slutty bunnies and slutty witches for Halloween, so stand out from the crowd and turn yourself into something interesting this Halloween by dressing up as this freaky scary female alien. A red, completely bald glittered head, ...more
Little kids either love monsters during Halloween or hate them. But even if your little ghost is not quite of scary movie age yet, she/he will get a kick out of decorating cupcakes into fiendly shapes. In this video you'll be indoctrinated in how to make Monster Mash cupcakes ...more
When Halloween rolls around people go one of two ways: Super scary and gruesome (ie. zombie, werewolf, and witch costumes), or super slutty (the same costumes but with less cloth). But what about the cute, pretty costumes? Help bring pretty back this Halloween by dressing up ...more
If you are looking to celebrate the Day of the Dead in style, check out this tutorial. In it, you will learn exactly how to apply makeup to your face so you like like the Sugar Skulls, a Mexican tradition. This look is great for Halloween, too, as well as any occasion where yo ...more
It's nearly impossible to survive Halloween without gorging yourself out on hordes of cavity-inducing candy, chocolate, cake, and other sweets. That being said, your little kid is probably getting enough sugar from trick-or-treating and school parties as it is, so keep him fro ...more
Some of us are going to go all out with our makeup this Halloween, applying horns, lacerations, green makeup, and the works to get that true gory or scary effect. But let's be honest here: The rest of us gals are probably going to stray more on the dramatically beautiful, slig ...more
Cupcakes would would have no modesty without a nice, thick coat of icing enrobing their delicate interiors. Cover up your cupcakes this Halloween while dressing them up in the chicest of cupcake fashion styles by swathing them in vanilla icing and candy corn. Check out this c ...more
Sorry ladies, this howling wolf won't magically transform into Jacob from "Twilight" for you. But we can tell you that you'll get seriously turned on by its fluffy layers of cake and oh so copious amounts of icing. This would be a great Halloween cupcake. You can vary the siz ...more
We expect everyone and their mother to dress up as a vampire this Halloween, so why not stand out from the crowd by donning a costume that's pretty rather than scary and creepy? Bring pretty back by dressing up as Mother Earth or a nymph/fairy. Take a look at this makeup tuto ...more
Go beyond the broomstick and pointy hat! Use the Cinema Secrets special effects prosthetics and makeup collection to make yourself look like a warty, scary witch. This is a perfect way to make an impact with a traditional Halloween costume.
Halloween is the one day of the year you could paint your face blue, wear a clown costume, and walk down the street with no one giving you a second glance. The spooktacular holiday is the perfect time to go crazy with your makeup and do wild looks, but we understand if you pre ...more
Warning: this video does not demonstrate the actual instructions for making this spooky Halloween LED light up pumpkin that blasts a truck horn. Check out http://blog.makezine.com/archive/2008/10/howto_tuesday_scariest_pu.html for more information and a complete build process. ...more
One of the reasons we love Halloween is because the spooktacular holiday lets us go all out and get crazy with our makeup without getting condescending, awkward looks on the street. Be creative this year—and challenge your makeup-applying muscles—by applying this really scary ...more
All you need is a small piece of foldable paper to make this origami jumping spider. Fold a bunch to send out as part of a goody bag for a Halloween party, or scatter them on a table for a spooky effect.
The Cheshire cat from "Alice in Wonderland" has always beguiled and confused us. Such a cute, round kitty could never mean us any harm, right? Maybe not. The evil kitty's mischevious grin is enough to give us the willies. So whom better to dress up as for Halloween? Give your ...more
Maleficent was one of the original Disney villains. With snake-like green eyes, a long and angular face, and pale skin so pallid it looked green, she looked beautiful in the most scary way possible. Some say she was the most powerful and sinister of all the Disney villains, ca ...more
Want a easy way to create some scary ambience for your Halloween party? This tutorial teaches you how to decorate a china ball paper lamp with creepy bugs and spiders. You will need double sided tape, and black foam. Watch this how to video and you will be able to create a sca ...more
In this software tutorial you will learn a quick and dirty way to extract a monster from its background using Photoshop CS3. This technique of using the history tool doesn't work on all images, but it is definitely interesting. Create your own scary Halloween monsters with som ...more