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Free Halloween Printables for Crafting and Scrapbooking

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Use some fun Halloween printables to create Halloween decorations and memories!  Download the printable Halloween papers and embellishments, and print them. Then use a homemade stencil and ribbon or yarn  to make a cute and inexpensive Halloween decoration for your home.

Halloween Printable paper to make a cute decoration


Last year I made this cute Halloween craft using wood letters, scrapbook paper, Mod Podge, and yarn.  It was super easy and turned really cute!  But I still had to make a trip to the store to get the wood letters and scrapbook paper.  I much prefer to use items I have on hand when I craft – free is good!   I decided to re-create this craft using items I have  hand or could find on-line.

First, download and print the scrapbook paper you like from these free Halloween printables.  I printed on to card stock to make it a little sturdier.  I had a hard time getting the black polka dot to print so I just used the orange stripes.  But feel free to mix and match.

Printable Halloween Paper
Print out the cool Halloween paper you want to use.

Next, free hand draw the letters “B” and “O” on the paper.  Alternatively, you can make a free stencil for yourself by printing out a single letter on a word processing document.  I set my font size to 700 for the ones I used.  Of course, if you’re lucky enough to have a cool cutting machine that you just hook up to your computer, then just use that to cut out the letters and I’ll be super jealous.

Homemade Letter Stencils
These homemade stencils are a 700 font size.


Trace the stencils on to printable Halloween paper and cut out wishing you had a cool cutting machine to do this for you. I traced the stencils on to the BACK of the Halloween paper, but if you do that make sure your B is backwards!


Homemade Letter Stenchil on Halloween printable paper
Trace the letters and cut them out.


Once the letters are all cut out, string them together.  I used some ribbon and just tied them together, but yarn or string would work, too.  You could also hole punch the letters and tie them that way.

Halloween Printable Decoration
All done and super cute!

I decided to hang mine above my little holiday inspired “mantle”/ledge.  I love it!

Halloween Printable Decoration above the mantle ledge
The final product above my Halloween “mantle”!

This craft is an easy way to take a free Halloween printable, use items you already have on hand and create a cute Halloween decoration for your home.

Need another idea for this super cute paper? How about making Happy Hour Project’s treat boxes? Fill them with some candy and hand them out next week!

This is a sponsored post but all opinions and the craft tutorial are mine!

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  • Mommy Blogger U
    October 26, 2012

    Thanks for the tip where to find printables!

  • amber
    October 26, 2012

    Crafting and decorating for the Holidays is always so much fun. Cute idea.

  • Christie Moeller
    October 25, 2012

    These are great! I love homemade decorations! They have so much personality!

  • Ami Allison
    October 23, 2012

    SO CUTE!! This looks really easy and fun. I should do this project with Alice! 🙂

  • Ronni Keller
    October 23, 2012

    I think even I can do that and not mess them up!

  • Wendys Hat
    October 22, 2012

    Your BOO is super cute and I’m the “old school” type of crafter too. It’s fun to work with colorful paper. Thanks.

  • Brandie (
    October 22, 2012

    Very cute! I really like how that looks hanging down in that opening.

  • Kimberly
    October 22, 2012

    Suuuuper cute and easy! My kind of project, thanks for sharing! xo, Kimberly

  • Kelley
    October 22, 2012

    How creative!! Im going to have to remember this for future crafts 😀

  • Leah
    October 22, 2012

    Very cute! I need to do something more with the kids myself! 🙂

    • Camille
      October 22, 2012

      Mine want to paint pumpkins this morning. I much prefer PAPER to paint! 🙂

  • Adrianne at Happy Hour
    October 22, 2012

    I was just thinking I’d like to cut some of my paper treat boxes with Halloween paper for treats for my coworkers… just been dragging my feet getting to the store, so this site is perfect to just print it at home instead!! Thanks so much for the resource!!

    • Camille
      October 22, 2012

      These would make amazing treat boxes! I edited the post to include a link, if anyone would like to make them!

  • Kadie
    October 22, 2012

    It looks great with your mantel/ledge! I wouldn’t have thought to use just the paper, GREAT IDEA!

    • Camille
      October 22, 2012

      Thanks, Kadie! I just recently realized I could use that ledge for something other than piles of paper! 🙂

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