60+ Breathtaking And Effortless DIY Halloween Decorations

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With Halloween just around the corner, now’€™s the time to get into the Halloween spirit with some gorgeous and spooky decorations. But, don’t go about splurging money on store-bought stuff this year, instead spruce the festive season by making them all by yourself. Surprise everyone with your dark and evil side using these 60 Breathtaking And Effortless DIY Halloween Decorations.

60 Breathtaking And Effortless DIY Halloween Decorations

Last updated: 19-08-2016

1. A Floating Ghost

A Floating Ghost

Your kids will be delighted by this cheesecloth ghost in weird postures this Halloween. Easy to make with inexpensive materials from the craft store, these ghosts are sure to liven up the spooky scene at your house. You will need some cheesecloth – which can often be found in your grocery store if the craft store doesn’t carry it – felt, cornstarch, and water. A few simple steps, and your house will be haunted in no time!

DIY Details : everydayisacraftingday

2. That’s Just Devilishly Genius

That's Just Devilishly Genius

Did you have any idea that you could make bone chilling ghosts with bright glowing eyes peek out of your garden bushes, all by using some old, empty toilet paper rolls and some glow sticks ? Freak out everyone who is passing by your house with these spooky eyed creatures and have a fun-filled Halloween. Take a look at this pictorial representation of how you can work these devils out.

DIY Details : themetapicture

3. Spooky Halloween Candle Light Cups!

Spooky Halloween Candle Light Cups!

These have to be one of the easiest Halloween decorations ever. All you need to gather is colored plastic cups, LED tealights and a black marker to get creative and craft your little ghostly faces. An amazingly fun and quick project, these Halloween Candle Light Cups never fail to keep the magic of the festival alive with their bright glow and spooky facial features.

DIY Details : thriftymommaramblings

4. DIY Halloween Front Door Mummy

DIY Halloween Front Door Mummy

Looking out for some inexpensive DIY Halloween decor? Mummify your front door using good ole fashioned crepe paper streamers. This one is a freaky mummy front door covering to bring the magic of Halloween right at your doorstep. Here are some instructions and photos that illustrate just how easy it is to make an amazing Halloween mummy door, letting even the kids join in the craft.

DIY Details : honeyandfitz

5. Mason Jar Jack-o-Lanterns

Mason Jar Jack-o-Lanterns

Create a spooky centerpiece for this Halloween party with this cool and trendy decoration idea that’s truly cost-friendly and effortless to achieve. These Mason Jar Jack-o-Lanterns simply take the cake with glowing faces peeking through. From pumpkins to mummies to ghostly designs, the below tutorial will help you through the festive decor to create the lovely DIY Halloween luminaries using mason jars and LED tealights.

DIY Details : mycraftyspot

6. Bats!


If you have kids you probably have a box full of stuff that you wish to use some day for creating some kind of craft with your kids. Well, this Halloween can be the lucky time to do so. Make your own DIY Halloween bats just with some black card stock, scissors and tape. Sport them over the exterior or the interior walls of your house, flying in a stream and add to the creepy feel of Halloween.

DIY Details : danamadeit

7. PB Knock-Off Hanging Ghosts

PB Knock-Off Hanging Ghosts

Cheesecloth hanging ghosts is a Halloween craft that is perfect for the kids to be a part of, or even do all by themselves. Get a haunting Halloween view alive by hanging these homemade ghosts from tree branches or porch railings. These are not only easy to make, but also quite a cute element to the Halloween fever. Learn how you can make them levitate right in front of you and the guests.

DIY Details : simplydesigning

8. Halloween party ideas: Monster Doors

Halloween party ideas: Monster Doors

It’s a great idea to spice up your front door for the Trick or Treat party this Halloween. A goofy monster, a wicked wreath monster, a confused monster, creepy crawly, a green-eyed beast, Frankenstein, toothy monsters, stripey hair creature, or a cheeky one, you have it all to get inspired from. Here is an amazing roundup of some really clever yet easy Monster Door ideas to help you jump start your party night.

DIY Details : goodtoknow

9. DIY Bloody Handprint Window Clings

DIY Bloody Handprint Window Clings


What fun would it be to create a budget-friendly Halloween craft project at home that yields some unique looking Bloody Handprint Window Clings, along with some spooky fake blood drops. Instead of buying them from the stores, these do-it-yourself, reusable gory window clings made in just a few steps are just what you need to add a gruesome element to your festive decorations.

Pic Source and DIY Details : kylyssa.hubpages

10. Halloween Decorations Wall Spider Web

Halloween Decorations Wall Spider Web

This year. bid farewell to store bought and incorporate some homespun decor into your space with handmade crafts. A yarn, a two-sided tape and some toy spiders – that’s the list of all the stuff you require to cover the walls with giant and creepy DIY spider webs and celebrate the charm of Halloween this season. Here is a creative tutorial to let you know how you can make your own spooky spider webs.

DIY Details : theartofdoingstuff

11. Floating Candles

Floating Candles

Freely floating in the air with a bright golden flame that makes things pretty yet spooky at the same time, these candles turn your into a perfect venue for your Halloween celebrations. However, the flame is just a piece of paper or cardboard and that’s why is never going to die off. All you need to do is coat a cardboard roll with white paint and create illusion of melting wax on the candle using lots of hot glue, further coating it with thicker layers of white. Attach the flame and a thin string to the candle, and voila!

DIY Details : livemaster

12. Spooky Eyeball Wreath

Spooky Eyeball Wreath

Let’s bid farewell to flowers and delicate ribbons this Halloween when it comes to welcoming your visitors with a gorgeous doorstep wreath. Instead, make it all googly with a friendly frightening effect on everyone with this utterly incredible Spooky Eyeball Wreath that will have a bunch of colorful eyeballs coming together to rest on your front door. All you need is a foam wreath form, neon shades of fabric spray paint, a great glue, a black satin ribbon, lots of ping pong balls, googly eyes, paper towels, tablecloth, and elbow grease.

DIY Details : ilovetocreate

13. Pumpktris


As the word suggests, pumpkins when combined with the popular game from our childhood, Tetris leads to creation of a whole new term and concept, “Pumpktris”. And, this decor actually brings the term to life by nestling the classic game into a full-sized pumpkin, while keeping things perfectly play-ready using the stem of the vegetable as the chief mode of control. A fully functional LED matrix inserted inside the pumpkin with respective punches on the outside serves as the hero of this hack. Learn how you can build your own Pumpktris following a few simple steps by Haha Bird.

DIY Details : hahabird

14. DIY Skeleton Lawn Decorations

DIY Skeleton Lawn Decorations

One such lawn decor idea that can give goosebumps to the young and the old, these DIY Skeletons spending a chilled out afternoon in your backyard are going to be the perfect companions for your festive gatherings. The key is just a little bit of creativity to pose the creepy beings and make them wear some unique accessories if you want an increased element of terror. By installing skeleton flamingos in the yard, Katie invites the most amazing friends to the skeletons for the Halloween party.

DIY Details : helpfulhomemade

15. Ghost Leaf Bags

Ghost Leaf Bags

We have all heard stories of ghosts roaming about in the graveyard, but have you ever seen them sit in your garden, that too around a bunch of gravestones that can leave just about anyone startled and petrified? An outdoor decor project so easy that even the kids can pull it off in minutes, these Ghost Leaf Bags filled with lots of foliage and leaves from your garden are kitchen garbage bags disguised as an adorable yet appalling ghost, flaunting dark features drawn with a permanent black marker.

DIY Details : our-everyday-art

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