As we approach the spookiest time of the year, it’s time to let those creative juices flow and explore the world of 3D printing. Halloween is the perfect occasion to dive into DIY decorations, costumes, and eerie accessories, and 3D printing offers a fantastic way to bring your ghoulish visions to life. In this article, we’ve rounded up some of the most intriguing and hair-raising 3D-printed decorations and accessories to take your Halloween celebrations to the next level.
Let’s Get spooky this Halloween
1. Classic Jack-O’-Lantern for a Traditional Touch
Designed by Makies, available on Thingiverse
If you’re looking for a classic Halloween touch, you can never go wrong with a jack-o’-lantern. This timeless design features a pumpkin and a lid, and it’s a popular choice with hundreds of makes. The top opening of the pumpkin has a 24-mm diameter, perfect for placing an LED light or an electronic candle inside for an eerie glow. To ensure high-quality results, it’s recommended to print with a 0.2-mm layer height and 10% infill.
2. Stretchy Springy Ghosts for Playful Delight
Available on Thingiverse
For a fun and playful addition to your Halloween décor, consider these stretchy, springy ghosts. These delightful little spirits are not only enjoyable to print but also make great toys. Stretch them, bounce them, and let the ghostly festivities begin.
3. Pumpkin Tealight with a Twist-Lock Mechanism
Designed by 3DPrinty | Available on Printables
Looking to add an eerie ambient feel to your Halloween environment? The Twist Lock Pumpkin is a cleverly designed pumpkin-shaped box with a concealed rack and pinion latch. The designer has thoughtfully included an instructional video to demonstrate how the mechanism works, making it an ideal choice for securely storing or carrying Halloween candy.
What sets this box apart is its versatility. You can choose from two base designs, a smiley face or plain, and three ring designs, including “Happy Halloween,” “Trick or Treat,” or a plain option. This flexibility allows you to customize your twist-lock pumpkin to match your Halloween aesthetic or message. Plus, you won’t need any support during printing, simplifying the manufacturing process.
4. Rick and Morty Sets for TV-Inspired Fun
Available on Multiple Platforms
For fans of the popular TV series “Rick and Morty,” why not add some futuristic flair to your Halloween with 3D printed Rick Sanchez and Morty masks? These cosplay pieces are a fantastic way to pay homage to the misadventures of this genius scientist and his neurotic grandson. To complete the look, you can hand-make pupils from paper and glue them onto the eyeballs for those crazy-looking eyes and grins.
5. Evil Demon Baby Belly for a Truly Spooky Costume
Available on Multiple Platforms
For those who want to send shivers down spines this Halloween, the evil demon baby belly costume prop is a top choice. This spine-chilling costume gives off a weird pregnancy feeling, making it especially great for women. Your friends and onlookers won’t be able to help but imagine that a demon baby is about to burst out of you, making it one of the scariest and most exciting 3D-printed costumes for adults.
6. Halloween Ghost to Get in the Holiday Spirit
Created by Yugeshsandhi | Available on Cults3D
This spooky, cute ghost is the perfect addition to your Halloween decorations. The file is available in both OBJ and STL formats, displaying a ghost with impeccable topology and high-resolution polygons. While the ghost’s exact height and printed material aren’t known, you can download this ghostly addition to your Halloween decorations for free on Cults3D.
7. Twist Lock Coffin to Store Your Halloween Treats
Designed by 3D Printy | Available on Printables
For the ultimate Halloween decor, what could be spookier than a coffin, especially one adorned with a skull? Thanks to this free 3D printable file from 3D Printy, you can create your very own coffin-shaped box with a hidden latching mechanism. This coffin can store all your Halloween candy and more; unlock it with a twisting top section.
You have the freedom to choose between a plain or tapered base design and five different topper designs (plain, skull, scratch, skull and scratch, spider).
No supports are needed if all the parts are properly aligned.
though some assembly will be required. Remember to securely glue the spring and topper to prevent the mechanism from coming apart while locked.
With these 3D printing ideas, your Halloween celebrations are sure to be a haunting success. From classic jack-o’-lanterns to spooky ghosts and unique costumes,
This Hallowen go wild
let your creativity come to life with 3D printing. Grab your 3D printer and create chilling decorations like a coffin-shaped box with a hidden latching mechanism, perfect for storing your Halloween treats. Choose from a variety of designs, including plain, skull, scratch, skull and scratch, or spider, and assemble them with ease. Don’t forget to securely glue the spring and topper to ensure the mechanism stays intact. Get ready to impress your guests with these spooky 3D printing ideas for a haunting Halloween.
these designs offer a myriad of ways to elevate your Halloween game. So, get your 3D printer ready, choose your favorites, and let your creativity run wild this Halloween season. Whether you’re crafting decorations, costumes, or eerie accessories, 3D printing is the perfect way to bring your spine-tingling visions to life.