Halloween is almost here which can only mean one thing. It’s time to get creative and put up all the DIY Halloween decorations we can find or make. These DIY Halloween decorations can be simple, quick and small changes can make a huge difference. For example, replacing normal lights with a skull-shaped one instantly adds that frightening factor.
It’s time to decorate those pumpkins, bring out the cobwebs, add a few spooky eyes here and there, spill some artificial blood and hang the bats. Spooky and Creative DIY Halloween decorations that the children will have so much fun making. Most of them can be done in less than an hour.
I love everything about Halloween but the decor decorations are my favorite parts. The creativity is major. It’s so much fun making these DIY Halloween decorations. Skeletons, witches, ghosts, goblins, jack-o-Lanterns are some of the main you see on Halloween.
This is probably one of the best days for the kids, so make it even more amazing with these easy DIY Halloween decorations. They are always excited and super ready for the trick and treat. Help them to enjoy every moment of it and create long-lasting memories.
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A few basics supplies you may need for these easy DIY Halloween decorations are:
Scissors. They come in handy for cutting out spooky designs.
Different paint colors. This one has over 60 different colors that are super pigmented meaning they don’t fade.
Tea lights which you put inside the jars to give that perfect solid glow.
Knife for cutting off things like pumpkin. It can also be used for carving.
Hot glue gun for sticking things together. I love this one because it’s a mini and perfect for small projects like these DIY Halloween decorations and it comes with the glue sticks.
DIY Painted Ghost Gourds
I love how simple, classic and eye catching these gourds are. Sometimes it’s the small things that make a huge difference like these 3 dots. You will need the gourds, white spray paint and a black marker. Simply spray paint all over the gourds and after they have dried and you have check that you didn’t miss any part, draw on the eyes and the mouth. These are perfect for any part of the house especially on the mantle or the front porch.
DIY Halloween Decorations: Luminaries
Nothing screams Halloween that bats. Bats instantly brings that spooky factor. I love this Halloween decor idea because it’s a simple craft that you can actually make with the kids and you can easily change it a little by using a different spooky shape such as skeletons or Jack-o-Lanterns. The kids will enjoy painting the mason jars and cutting out your scary designs. Perfect for the hallways or the porch.
Full tutorial Momtastic
DIY Constellation pumpkin
If you are looking for a simple DIY Halloween decor idea this is it. It’s not to scary but still perfect for Halloween. Creative, unique and classic. They will lit up any space so perfectly.
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DIY Floating Witch Hats Luminaries
How spooky are these witch hat luminaries? Witch hats bring in that spooky,fun, unexpected and mysterious effect to the front porch. This is one of my favorite easy DIY Halloween decorations because it’s so creative, inexpensive, and unique. This is going to be a major hit with the kids as well because of all the witch fairy tales the kids they have heard.
They are so beautiful when they light up at night. To make this Halloween DIY decor you will need affordable witch hat, fishing line, long needle, safety pins and led lights sticks / tea lights or glow sticks.
Full tutorial Polkadotchair
Enchanting Halloween Lanterns
I love mason jar crafts because there is so much room to be creative. The best part is that you can reuse the jars for a different crafts and holiday such as Christmas and Easter. The details on each mason jar is amazing and that’s what makes this craft so brilliant. The kids will love them, they are so magical.
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Halloween Pumpkin Arch
We can’t talk about DIY Halloween decorations and leave out the pumpkins rights? Pumpkin are big in fall and of course for Halloween decoration. If you decide to make this decor give yourself enough time because it involves carving all the pumpkins with various scary, happy and Disneysque faces which might take a few hours but the end result is worth it.
So beautiful, everyone will love it. This will take a lot of determination and patience.
Spooky Eyeball Wreath
Red and orange are known as Halloween colors. Combine them with spooky eyeballs you get the perfect Halloween decor. The details on the eyes are so on point, the bloodshot is unique and instantly give that Halloween vibe. Super fun, creepy and googly.
It’s so easy to make and great hanged on the front door. A nice way to welcome your visitors, right?
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DIY Halloween decorations: Shadow Box Pumpkins
This is a Halloween decoration you will enjoy making. They are so cool, creative, unique and festive. Are perfect to put anywhere in your home and they are statement pieces. They look great in the day and even better at night when you turn on the lights inside them. The spiders makes it even more spooky. To DIY this will take you less than 30 minutes.
Source Crazy Little Project
Another Halloween decoration that is quick, easy and super affordable. You will need glitter skulls, candlesticks and a 2-pack of battery powered tea-light candles which you can get from the dollar store. If you don’t get similar wooden candle sticks you can improvise and use what you have.
Full tutorial Cap Creations
Wall Of Bats
Since bats are known to be superstitious they instantly add that spooky vibe. Once of the easiest DIY Halloween decorations and one that kids will have so much fun. You can have then cut out the bats template and you help them with the sticking part.
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Creepy Crow Wreath
It can’t get any creepy than this. The black creepy crow will definitely freak people out. So fun and creative.
Full tutorial Celebrate & Decorate
Bright Glow Stick Ghosts
Extremely easy to make and so affordable. You simply insert a bright glow sticks into a white balloon. Then draw the faces and the mouth. For this you will need the white balloons, glow sticks and a marker.
Simple Ghost Candles
Simple, inexpensive, quick and cool ghost candles. Get tall similar white candles and draw ghost faces on them using a sharpie. The best part is that it will take you less than 2 minutes and the ghost faces don’t have to match. I love how unique they are. The are perfect as a gift for Halloween party.
Source Thoughtfully Simple
Halloween Skull Wreath
Anything with skull is out right scary. Super easy and inexpensive Halloween decor idea as well. You will need about 10 skulls, wire, and ribbon to DIY this wreath. The fun part is that the skulls have little lights on them so at night they light up making it even more scary. A perfect way to greet the adorable trick-or-treaters.
Full tutorial Tried & True
Halloween Magnetic Spiders.
Am not a big fan of spiders so this will have me jumping all over the place. The black magnetic spiders are so scary and you can have them all over the house such as hallways and doors.
Full tutorial Delia Creates
These DIY Halloween decorations will help you to easily create that Halloween ambiance to your home. Don’t stress yourself because you don’t have to go over the top.
Hope you have gotten some inspiration from these affordable 15 DIY Halloween decorations and you are ready to give your home that scary and spooky feel without overspending. From Spooky googly eyes to skulls to magnetic spiders there is much to choose from.
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