Halloween season is upon us and, judging by many retail locations, so is Christmas. To celebrate both holidays, we bring a handful of Nightmare Before Christmas DIY projects.
From simple snowflakes to elaborate foam builds each of these make-it-yourself projects are perfect for displaying October 31st. Of course, another benefit to this whimsical subject is that the decorations can stay out until Christmas!
Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas is the perfect pairing of two favorite, year-end holidays. Whether you’re a fan of the movie or you want your home to be more like Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion Holiday, these DIY delights have you covered.
Fiendishly fun Nightmare Before Christmas DIY projects
Nightmare Before Christmas Snowflakes
This simple yet hauntingly adorable DIY is the perfect project for adding a bit of accent to existing displays. The ghost-like charm of these snowflakes also adds a bit of spooky fun to the holiday tree
Mayor and Frogs Breath Jar
In this how-to video, a pair of projects help prepare your home for the collision of these two holidays. From the Mayor’s “I’m only an elected official” cries to the mystery of Frog’s Breath, both bring a bit Nightmare magic.
Oogie Boogie No Sew Costume
Not everyone is skilled with the sewing machine. Fortunately, this Oogie Boogie costume tutorial does not require said skills. Filling with bugs is optional.
Some say Zero is the same dog seen in many of Tim Burton’s films, just in his final form for “Nightmare Before Christmas.” Now, with the guidance of this DIY video, Zero can find a place in your home.
Jack’s ghostly pet had his own cute, dog house tombstone. This instructional from Prop Mob uses insulation foam to recreate this delightful decoration. It’s a bit complicated, but, with a little patience, the results are to die for.
One or all of these 5 fiendishly fun Nightmare Before Christmas DIY projects make perfect Halloween AND Christmas accents. Whether setting up a display for Halloween or adding a bit of October to Yuletide celebrations, each offers easy to follow directions for a hauntingly happy holiday season. Don’t forget to grab your own copy of the movie for inspiration, of course.
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