DIY Halloween decorations are one of my favorite ways to celebrate Halloween. You really can’t beat homemade Halloween decorations for the special charm they add to your house, porch, and parties, and DIY Halloween decorations are an activity the whole family can enjoy!
Are you in the mood for some spooky decorations, or just looking to make some cute party favors? Our DIY inspiration will help you get the most out of your craft store stockpiles and other household items already on hand! Whether you have little ones excited to decorate or not, these crafts for Halloween shared this week are sure to give you some more great ideas!
DIY Halloween Decorations
This glittered BOO sign is a fun touch for the front door. It’s sweet and simple, and oh so easy to put together.
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DIY Halloween Banner from Shaken Together just needs to be printed and tied together. The hard part has already been done for you. I love the vintage feel.
How about this unusual and original Spider Wreath from Kaminski’s Creations? Just look at the cute googly eyes in the “eek”!
Really there are so many fun and quirky ways to welcome guests with these Halloween Porch Ideas. I love the floating witch hats! They light up with LED sticks or battery-operated tea light candles, which makes them even cooler at night.
These witch legs are so fun! Kids will love how bright they are, and they’re not too spooky. I think this one makes a cheerful party decoration.
This DIY Halloween Candy Wreath is such an easy way to BOO your friends and family! Her only tip is that you shouldn’t hang it on their door if it’s a hot day. You don’t want their tasty treats to melt!
Making this DIY paper spider web is a great way to let kids make decorations and decorate for Halloween. My kids always include a creepy crawly or two in every Halloween haunted house they draw, so this project is a guaranteed hit.
Halloween decorations for the table
These bloody candles might be too much for your Halloween table, but if you need something REALLY spooky they are perfect.
Flying Bat Napkin Rings from Delightfully Noted are cute and eye-catching for a holiday table setting.
How crazy easy but great are these Halloween party cups!?! You can make these with orange cups (or any other color you like) but black cups are probably easiest to find in a party store. You might not be able to get them at your regular grocery store. The only other thing you need are some stick-on googly eyes!
These spooky potion bottles make a great Halloween centerpiece for your table. I love the Victorian vibe of this candle centerpiece.
Grab a mason jar. This head in a jar is terrifying! It makes a truly scary prank to set up in the refrigerator – definitely not for the faint of heart!
Homemade Halloween Decorations
These easy ghosts globes are made from cheesecloth. They come together easily. She even made a dementor.
DIY Pottery Barn Skull Vases have to be seen to be believed! These are amazing looking.
Halloween Terrariums from Today’s Creative Blogs are super creepy! If you have bigger kids, they’ll dig this project using old jars, a few small decorations, and moss and twigs from the yard.
This DIY candy corn garland from Women’s Day encourages snacking, so you better buy an extra big bag of the Halloween treat this year!
Halloween decorations for the yard
These eyeballs in a tree are a funny idea for the daytime. How about painting them with glow in the dark paint so they would be spooky at night for the trick or treaters? It’s such a fun and weird little touch that instantly gives personality to that bush in your yard.
Here’s another DIY Halloween decoration for outside. Decorate your front porch with this DIY Halloween sign is so “eeking” cute, you’re bound to get compliments from everyone who stops by to knock on your front door.
Need a place to store Halloween candy for trick or treaters? Make the countdown to Halloween even more fun by hanging this candy door hanger. Treat yourself to a bite every day it’s on display!
This lighted Halloween ghost isn’t too spooky but makes a cool display! It is also simple to make with a tomato cage. Princess Pinky Girl is so clever!
More Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas
Tight on money? You might also like to try one of these cheap halloween decorations.
Making homemade Halloween decorations became a tradition when our kids were preschoolers. They’ve grown up a bit, but they still like to take part in the spooky festivities! If you are looking for more fun DIY Halloween Decorations check out my Jack-O-Lantern Votives, Hanging Lantern Ghosts, and these Paper Witch Shoes.
Carving pumpkins? These pumpkin carving stencils are amazing.
And of course, now you need something fun to eat! Check out these Halloween Dinner Ideas.