Forget the gory and ghoulish Halloween decoration ideas! They can be a bit much, and, well..terrifying. Go for something a bit more elegant and classy this Halloween. These coastal Halloween crafts are perfect!
You may not want to toss these around on the beach, but wouldn’t these look adorable surrounding your front porch? Red, white, and yellow paints complete this painted pumpkin look. See how she did it at Paint the Gown Red.
Wheat stalks are one of my favorite things to decorate with during the autumn months. I love what texture they add to any space! The wheat stalks look great, sure! But what about that patterned pumpkin? You can make something similar using Mod Podge. Full tutorial can be found at Crafts By Courtney.
You don’t need to live by the coast to decorate with these coastal pumpkins! Head to your local craft store and pick up a few beach themed stencils and paint. The beachier the shades, the better! Coastal Living has more.
A piece of driftwood, and several painted rocks complete this beach themed project. This would be adorable to hang on a front door! I love it! You can purchase this on Etsy here, or I’m sure you could figure out how to make this without a tutorial. I’d love to see your finished products if you elect to take this route!
Forget about carving starfish into your Halloween pumpkins! This Halloween, you should carve in ACTUAL starfish! Use patterns and other textures to make this simple DIY look elaborate. From HGTV.
If you love carving pumpkins, it’s definitely time to showcase your carving skills! There are several different options to choose from! From Pinterest.
Polka dots are one of my very favorite patterns! In fact, I painted a green and purple pumpkin similar to this one just last year. Coastal shades, twine, and a gigantic starfish are what makes this painted pumpkin perfect for the coast! See more at Completely Coastal.
I love the look of a whitewashed pumpkin! It’s the perfect accent piece in coastal and rustic homes. Use a piece of driftwood as the stem of your pumpkin. Learn how she did it here!
Completely transform a plastic pumpkin with sailing rope, a seashell, and a large chunk of driftwood. Visit Completely Coastal for more!
This fun craft makes me look like I’m on a getaway to a tropical island. Well, a terrifying tropical island anyway! Carve out a pineapple the way you would a pumpkin, and watch it light up your space! I haven’t tried this myself, but I imagine it would smell amazing while it was burning!