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9 spectacularly spooky paper craft creations for Halloween

Spooky season is fast-approaching, so it's prime time to get creative with our petrifying Halloween paper crafts! From the stylish to the silly, we've got a roundup of paper Halloween crafts for everyone!

Halloween straw garland

We love the minimal style of this contemporary Halloween garland. Made using black and orange paper straws, the colours scream Halloween while the minimalist shapes keep it stylish. This paper craft idea could easily be adapted for any occasion – think red and white for Christmas, cool metallics for a birthday party or pink, blue or yellow for a baby shower!

3D paper pumpkins

Want to learn how to make Halloween decorations out of paper? This is the perfect starting point! These fun 3D paper pumpkins pop from the page and couldn’t be easier (or more fun!) to make.

Halloween paper plates

Step away from the orange and green card – these Halloween paper crafts for kids have a super stylish pastel colour palette! Paper plate crafts don’t get more stylish than this. Use painted paper plates as a base to create quirky Halloween creations.

If your kids aren’t big fans of all things spooky, this makes a great alternative project to celebrate Halloween. Super cute cats, ghosts, pumpkins and mummies are brilliant starting points, but you can use your imagination to create a whole host of spooktactular characters! 

DIY paper pumpkins

If you’re searching for stylish Halloween decorations – look no further! These Halloween paper crafts for adults are easy to make with the printable template. These super stylish little paper pumpkins will look great as part of an autumnal table setting, or as part of a simple Halloween decorating effort!

Halloween handprints

If you’re looking for Halloween paper crafts for kids, this is the ideal project! Fill an autumnal crafternoon with frightening paper craft fun. All you need is coloured paper or card, scissors and glue to get started. Kids will love creating spooky characters using their handprint as a base.

Halloween party hats

Hosting a Halloween party? Make fun paper hats for your guests! You don’t need an extensive craft stash to get started – just some Halloween-y card, glue and an imagination! The classic coned party hats are an ideal make for beginners, but if you’re a more experienced paper crafter, have a go at the tiny top hat!

Paper spider webs

Get your home ready for Halloween with these spooky paper spider webs! Made from snipping parchment paper into intricate designs, this project can easily be created using materials you already have hiding in your kitchen!

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