Looking for the perfect DIY Halloween decorations project? You’ve come to the right place!
For DIYers, Halloween often means opportunities to create new projects -and to eat a lot of candy, of course-! This tinktube structure in the shape of a spider will let you decorate your front porch in a perfect Halloween-scary-spooky way!
- Paint the tubes with Posca markers to make the spider any color you want;
- Fix your candy bowl on top of the spider, for a contact-free way to give out the candy;
- Disassemble the project after Halloween to create something else!
1. The parts you’ll need
You can always adjust the height of the structure, add an arm to it, or create your own design! Here are the parts and tubes you’ll need to build this project. Modify the dimensions and adjust the number of tubes and fittings according to your own plan!
What you’ll need:
2. The cut list
Before you start building your DIY Halloween decorations, you have to cut the pipes according to the size of your project. Here is the cut list to build a 52” X 37 3/4” spider:
|Qty.||Length (inch)||Length (centimeter)|
|2||13 3/4”||34.93 cm|
|4||11 3/4”||29.85 cm|
|8||10 5/8”||26.99 cm|
|8||5 7/8”||14.92 cm|
|2||5 1/2”||13.97 cm|
|8||3 7/8”||9.84 cm|
|4||3 3/4”||9.53 cm|
If you don’t already have a pipe cutter, get one from our shop here. You’ll need it to cut the pipes and for your next DIY projects.
3. The build (the fun part)
Now that you’ve cut all the pipes, you’re ready to start building your DIY Halloween decorations.
The tinktube joint sets are assembled with bolts that require one of the following tools -you might already have this at home-:
4. Create the head of your spider
Use your imagination to create an original head for your spider. Here, Esteban used a decorated pumpkin and placed it on the structure. Spooky isn’t it? 🎃
Esteban’s tips 👍
- Adjust the legs at different angles to create a life-like appearance!
Would you like to complete your Halloween outdoor decor with another project? Here is a free plan to build DIY Halloween decorations in the shape of a body.