Many people spend days, not to mention a small fortune, making their homes look scary and fun. The truth is that you don’t really have to spend a fortune on Halloween decor. before we begin, please check the description area first, there are listed links to the original projects and tutorial that exist in this article.
47 Easy to Make DIY Halloween Decor Ideas, By VANESSA BEATY.1. Tin Can Luminaries. These are great for lining your drive, sitting on your porch or you can add an extra hole and hang them. The project is really easy to make and looks so unique.2. Floating Witch Hat Luminaries. Easy to make, and cheap we might add, anyone can add a little whimsy to their décor with these. They light up, so you can use them to let neighborhood kids know that you’re ready with that trick-or-treat candy.
Ikea Concept Space – there’s only so much. And when you run out… That’s it. Or is it?… 3. Black Cat O’Lanterns. Black cats are created from stacked pumpkins, and a candle gives it that erie Halloween glow. Stack them on the front steps to give your trick-or-treaters a real thrill.4.
Floating Ghost. We love anything that includes repurposing, and this floating ghost is so adorable that you’ll want to make one from every bottle you have on hand.5. Spooky Halloween Candle Light Cups. How easy is this! You just take a few old plastic cups, or new ones if that’s what you want to use, and create these great spooky candle cups.6. Halloween Luminaries. These DIY bag luminaries are easy to make and will only cost you a couple dollars.
You can use recycled bags and other supplies and make them even cheaper.7. Bloody Handprint Window Clings. Ok, so you want something really scary? These DIY window clings are just the ticket. It will literally scare your neighbors, and they’re really easy to create.8. DIY Glow in the Dark Pumpkins. Glow in the dark projects are widely popular, so why not introduce this trend in this year’s Halloween decorations.
It’s not free but well worth the time and effort.9. Eerie Chicken Wire Ghost. These ghosts are great for hiding in wooded areas and scaring people. You just have to form the ghost like a person and because of the fencing, it will look accurate.10. Candy Corn Centerpiece. These great décor items are super easy to make and look great on any table. You just basically have to spray paint the candy corn colors onto old glass bottles and then decorate however you want.
Hey everyone, Lesley Myrick here – with a squeaky chair. What. Is. Happening? Hey everyone… 11. Hanging Bat Chandelier. You need a few key supplies like black card stock, quilting thread and embroidery hoops plus you will want to draw or trace a few bats in different sizes.12.
Ghostly Peep Centerpiece. Who says that a centerpiece can’t be edible? Ghostly peeps in small jelly jars make the perfect centerpiece for parties or just set them out for your family.13. Hanging Ghosts. With a few Styrofoam balls, some cheesecloth and a black marker, you can create tons of these little guys to hang all over your porch or inside your house if you prefer.14. Crafty Pumpkins. Decorate your Halloween pumpkins with ribbon, buttons, markers or whatever you have on hand.
You can be as creative as you like.15. Stenciled Pumpkins. Instead of cutting and carving pumpkins, many people prefer to simply stencil in their designs. This makes the pumpkin last longer and gives you a ton of ways to be creative. 16. Bright and Scary Stairs. Consider jack-o-lanterns in various different sizes all stacked neatly on the steps.
You can place one on every step and when they are lit, they will illuminate your porch and look really scary.17. Cat Pumpkins. You can make them in a number of different sizes and have them all over the house. If you love cats and you love Halloween decorating, this is the perfect project for you.18. Flying Bats. You can use these inside or out so if you have a party, you can have bats flying from room to room or decorate your porch and the exterior of your home.19. Halloween Wreath.
Have spiders, bats, mummies or any other spooky creatures and finish it off with a cool Halloween ribbon. You can hang wreaths on the front door or just anywhere that you want a little extra spook going on.20. Pumpkin Family. Get a lot of different sizes so that you can make different family members and make a pumpkin for each member of your own family.21. House-O-Lantern. This is one of the easiest ways to get your house decorated for Halloween and if you have cardboard on hand, it won’t cost you a cent.22. Spooky Interior.
A Halloween tree looks great with a pumpkin as its base and you can hang small candy containers from it, making it a sweet and spooky decoration.23. Black Birds. If you are a fan of Poe, this bird decorating idea is for you. An entryway filled with ravens is a great way to decorate. Just use pumpkins to hold barren branches and perch a few of these spooky black birds on them.24. Window Silhouettes. You can create ghosts, witches, cats or just anything that you want.
The silhouettes will hang with just a little scotch tape and will come down easily so that you can store them away for next year.25. Eerie Window. You can quickly turn a regular window into something straight out of Pyscho. You just need to create a few spider webs which you can purchase or make out of torn cheesecloth and then add spiders.26. Decorative Pumpkins. Just place colorful pumpkins on white plates, bowls or even candlesticks to create a beautiful and very Halloween looking centerpiece.27. Halloween Door Hanger.
These are great for younger kids to make because they are really easy. An adult will need to cut a hold for the doorknob but otherwise, small children can decorate at will.28. Glowing Ghouls. You just need to snap a light stick so for the glowing part and place it inside a white balloon. Once the balloon is inflated and tied closed, you can draw a face on your ghost with a black marker.29. Felt Halloween Wreath. Making wreaths is really easy and they look great hanging from the front door.
You just have to cut the felt into circles and basically fold and stuff them all together, holding them to the wreath with pins.30. Magnetic Spiders. Ok, so some of us are absolutely terrified of spiders, but for those who aren’t, decorating with them is great for Halloween. You can pick up a large bag of plastic spider rings at most Dollar Stores or Dollar Tree Stores for around $1.31. Eerie Mummy Graveyard. Foam planks are great for cutting out tombstones and you can make a mummy by just wrapping medical gauze around a balloon or other similarly shaped item.32. Trick or Treating Décor.
You can really dress up your home for Halloween without spending a lot of cash or even a lot of time in doing so. Simple things like setting out pumpkins or making a wreath are great ideas to give trick or treaters a thrill when they visit.33. Colorful Ombre Pumpkins. You can also stick to traditional colors if you want and paint them black (they’re already orange, you know). Or, how about painting your pumpkins the color of candy corn?34. Decorate Pumpkins Without Carving. You don’t have to carve up your pumpkins in order to use them for decoration.
You can use paint, markers or just about anything you want to decorate them so that they will last longer.35. Decorative Pumpkin Vases. For instance, you can carve them out, paint them any color you want and use them to display your fall flower collections.36. Glittery Pumpkins. Use different colors of glitter to make a really unique statement. These are perfect for Halloween and can be carried through to Thanksgiving.37. Painted Mini-Pumpkins.
Pumpkins come in all sizes and the smaller ones are great for indoor decorating. You can paint them different colors and arrange them on the table for a beautiful centerpiece.38. pooky Door Greeter. Just shape cheesecloth to resemble a ghost, death or whatever you want and be sure to shred to tear the bottom to make it flow. Add some glow sticks to the back and your guests will get a fright when they reach your porch.39. Yard Tombstones. With a couple of sheets of Styrofoam and a bit of imagination, you can create a great little graveyard on your lawn to scare your neighborhood trick or treaters as they enter.40.
Stair Decorations. Imagine your indoor stairway filled with Halloween spirit. With just a few pumpkins and some black cardstock, you can create a beautiful display for the holiday.41. Pumpkin Luminaries. With a few mason jars and some black construction paper, you can create beautiful luminaries that look like jack-o-lanterns. Just cut out the facial features, hot glue them onto your mason jars and add a candle.42. Glowing Ghosts.
Just string clear lights behind them to make them glow and surround them with scary pumpkins and you have a really spooky decoration that is easy and inexpensive to create.43. Candy Centerpiece. You can use an empty toilet paper roll to hold the tree in place and even hang small ghosts and other scary creatures from the branches.44. Flowerpot Pumpkins. Put those empty flower pots to use by making them into adorable little pumpkins. You just have to turn them upside down and add faces cut out of construction paper or cardstock.45. Salt Dough Ghosts.
Dress up any holiday table with some homemade ghosts and scary trees you can make out of salt dough. This is a great project for kid who love to be creative.46. Scary Spider Hatchlings. With a large white balloon – which will look like a spider’s nest- and a few of those cheap spider rings, you can create a very scary looking spider nest.47. Flapping Bat. This is a good project for younger children and your little trick or treaters will love making the bat flap his wings when they ring your doorbell.