Get crafty this Halloween!

Tuesday 27th October, 2020

Halloween is the perfect time to get crafty and let your imagination run wild.

From creating popsicle stick witches and Halloween handprints to toilet paper roll bats and pumpkin window decorations there are plenty of budget-friendly ways to get creative.

While families and children are being urged to avoid guising this year, here are just some ideas for how you can get crafty this Halloween:



See more great craft ideas on Pinterest here:


Make your own Halloween costume

If you want to try your hand at making your own Halloween costume this year then ReMode are here to help.

The local up-cycled clothing enterprise have created ‘Make It Yourself’ Halloween bags from their range of donated fabrics and trims.  The bag contains all the sewing sundries you will need to make either a bat or spook costume with mask and a set of simple instructions.

The packs are priced at £5 and can be bought from the ReMode shop at 43 High Street, Paisley from Tue 27th – Sat 31st Oct (open 10am until 4pm).

With or without the pack take a look at their how-to film with full instructions on what you will need and how to do it.

Also check ReMode’s website for more workshops and events at


Pumpkin decorating

It’s just not Halloween without pumpkins – whether you want to carve a spooky face onto it, do some devilish decorating or make your own faux pumpkin to decorate there’s plenty of ideas to choose from.

Face painting

Why not tap into your inner artist and try your hand at some face painting this Halloween – you can get hold of a standard face painting set and most local shops in the run up to Halloween so why this give some of these looks a go?


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