Haunted House Halloween Décor

Smoothfoam haunted house halloween decorationThe turning leaves, a pot of stew simmering on the stove, stormy nights with a warm fire burning in the house, trick-or-treaters, candy corn…these are all the things we look forward to as fall begins to set in. Enjoy making this spooky DIY haunted house craft and have a Happy Halloween!

You will need the following:

Three 12″ Smoothfoam Scrapbook Mount sheets
Hot wire foam cutter
Black acrylic paint
White chalk ink
Cardstock:  White, orange, black
Black permanent marker
Chipboard ghost
6 black die-cut arrows
Tacky glue, low-melt glue gun
Pencil, scissors, paintbrush
Wedge sponge, toothpicks


Click below to save and print out my patterns* on to cardstock and cut out all the pieces.
Pattern 1
Pattern 2
Pattern 3

Starting with the larger pieces, trace around each one on to the Smoothfoam sheet with a pencil.

smoothfoam haunted house

Cut out all of the Smoothfoam pieces using the hot wire cutter. Paint all pieces black and let dry.

Trace the window pieces on to white and orange cardstock and cut out. Use a black marker to draw in the details. Adhere the paper windows to the house as shown. Sponge all of the edges with white ink.

haunted house pieces

Join the pieces together using toothpicks and a dab of hot glue.

* You are welcome to use my artwork for your own personal use only (no reselling).


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About Marilyn Gossett

I am a wife, mom, pet lover and a woman who has had a lifelong passion for creating art and crafting! I have been a designer, author and consultant in the craft industry for many years and I've authored 40+ craft books. I enjoy working with many mediums and I'm privileged to be on a team of such talented designers. I hope that our viewers enjoy the collective creativity!

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