DIY Halloween Decorations

 September 27, 2017
Posted by jenn

It’s that time of year again.. creepy crawlers, witches, spooky things and much more. Nothing beats the change in the weather, comfort foods or curling up on the couch to watch a scary classic. Not only are the traditions fun but the decorating and crafting bring a hands on experience. It’s Halloween time, y’all!! Check out some of these fantastic DIY Halloween decoration ideas.

Black Cat Pumpkins

Welcome trick-or-treaters and Halloween guests with a litter of black cat pumpkins. These carve-free kitties are easy to craft, making them a fun project for older children or small kids with a little help from a crafty adult.

Craft a Few Ghostly Visitors

Create these fun, floating ghostly shapes with a little formed chicken wire, gauzy cheesecloth and liquid fabric starch. A battery-operated fluorescent light give the apparitions a spooky glow. Get more tips for throwing an elegant Halloween fete.

Hand-Painted Insect Plates

Give inexpensive white dinner plates a creepy-crawly makeover with black ceramic paint and easy-to-create bug silhouettes. Learn how to make the painted plates food-safe.

Ever-Watchful Owls

These denizens of the dark are a just-spooky-enough way to decorate your front porch without making it too scary for the littlest trick-or-treaters. Learn how to attach them to the banister.

Felt Bat Pillow

This oh-so-cute felt pillow requires basic sewing skills and will bring a handmade touch to your Halloween decor. Download bat templates and get step-by-step instructions.

Witch’s Broomstick Place Cards

Made from a twig, raffia and a scrap of paper, these diminutive brooms add an enchanting touch of whimsy to any Halloween get-together, plus they’re a fun party favor that guests can take with them.

Make a Vintage-Inspired Banner

Add a sophisticated touch to your Halloween decorations with this inexpensive hand-painted banner. Get crafting to make your own.

Billowing Ghosties

This quick-and-easy craft is a great Halloween project to make with the kids. Best of all, the inexpensive materials ensure you can whip up a whole gaggle of ghosts for your front yard.
 Ideas taken from HGTV – see the original article + more ideas here.