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.

46. Easy DIY Halloween Decor : Wall Of Bats

Easy DIY Halloween Decor : Wall Of Bats

A super quick and simple paper craft to prepare, bats swarming or randomly flying over your wall is a great way to restyle your wall for Halloween and bring a freaky festive ambiance to your home almost instantly. It takes no more than about an hour to craft out these amazing paper bats. To create your very own Wall Of Bats, all you need to do is trace, cut, bend and stick. Check out the detailed step-by-step instructions to forge the idea.

DIY Details : marvelousmommy

47. Pumpkins Carved With A Drill

Pumpkins Carved With A Drill

Halloween scary pumpkins have been quite a popular part of the festive decor for long. But, how about altering the idea to create something simply majestic ? Create DIY Pumpkins Carved With a Drill, perfect to be used as lovely lanterns as well as flower vases. The best thing about this clever carving is that it doesn’t require you to master the skills of making delicate patterns. Add some glow to your night with these pumpkins having tiny drilled holes.

DIY Details : craftynest

48. Monster Garage Teeth

Monster Garage Teeth

This trick-or-treat season, let’s introduce some monster magic to your house and turn your garage door into a big freaky creature.
All you need to grab is a small paint container, cans of plastic spray paint, masking tape, and a plastic or cloth taro to get going with the preparation of your version of the Monster Garage Teeth. This Instructable guides you through the process in a step-by-step tutorial with illustrations.

DIY Details : instructables

49. Making Your House Come Alive : Halloween Decoration Ideas

Making Your House Come Alive : Halloween Decoration Ideas

Bring your house to life with this Halloween decoration idea that transforms it into a huge monster by adding spooky bloodshot eyes and huge pointy teeth to the structure. Who knew that lots of acrylic paint and some wood sheets could turn out to be so devilish? Gather your artistic talent and invite the Halloween monster to your front door with this cleverly designed yet easy-to-follow detailed tutorial.

DIY Details : craftibilities

50. Glow In The Dark Halloween Pumpkins

Glow In The Dark Halloween Pumpkins

Complicated pumpkin carvings bring along a lot of mess and hassle as well as make a lot of people lose interest in the middle, specially the little kids. So, just skip the carvings this year and make some mystical Glow In The Dark Halloween Pumpkins by decorating the exterior of the vegetable with lovely works of art. Here’s an easy and kid-friendly way to make your Halloween pumpkins without any knives.

DIY Details : stevespanglerscience

51. Easy Black and White Halloween Topiary!

Easy Black and White Halloween Topiary

If you are fond of the unbeatable combination of black and white, get that love into your Halloween decor with this easy to make pumpkin topiary for your front porch. Check out how Jen created this topiary using some Halloween lighted pumpkin with awesome face carvings bought from Lowes. A really quick DIY for making a marvelous Jack-o-Lantern topiary painted in alternate black and whites, perfect to place at your house’s entrance or the party hall.

DIY Details : tatertotsandjello

52. Tomato Cage Halloween Ghosts

Tomato Cage Halloween Ghosts

Make a spooky ghostly display with nothing more than a turned upside down tomato cage, some colorful string lights, a sharpie and a pillowcase. An easy, cost-friendly and super adorable project, Tomato Cage Halloween Ghosts is one such festival DIY that can be done by almost anyone in a quick span of time, even the little kids by following a set of minimal instructions.

DIY Details : princesspinkygirl

53. Climbing Halloween Skeletons

Climbing Halloween Skeletons

Freak out all who pass by your home with this bone-chilling Halloween decoration and be the next talk of the town. Get some cheap blow plastic skeletons and make them climb your house this Halloween with a little sewing and clever placements. The Climbing Halloween Skeletons are one of the best yet the easiest festive decor ideas, that you can forge within minutes with the help of this Instructable.

DIY Details : instructables

54. Spooky Eyeball Wreath

Spooky Eyeball Wreath

A freaky Eyeball Wreath having googly ghost eyes all over can be immensely frightening if placed on your front door to welcome the visitors for this year’s Halloween party. Collect lots of monstrous eyeballs and a wreath to create this amazing DIY decoration all by yourself. SO let’s make this fun, creepy wreath that will greet your trick-or-treaters in a one-of-a-kind way and add some fright to your welcome door.

DIY Details : aprettylifeinthesuburbs

55. Cheesecloth Spirits

Cheesecloth Spirits

Have you ever thought of styrofoam mannequin heads as hanging ghostly spirits ? This Halloween, invite these horrifying Cheesecloth spirits with free flowing bodies to your space. How cool and easy it is to make these spirits is truly surprising, plus something that’s going to save huge bucks by ditching the store-bought decor stuff. Take a look at this Martha Stewart tutorial on how to create Cheesecloth Halloween Spirits.

DIY Details : marthastewart

56. DIY Snow White’s Poison Apple

DIY Snow White’s Poison Apple

Some fabric paint, glue and glitter cleverly applied to a fake apple can result in the legendary poison apple from the tale of Snow White. Why not make your very own DIY poison apples to accompany your Halloween costumes or work as a decor element for throwing a little more light on the festive spirit. This poison apple reflecting a gooey devil face is truly haunting with its freaky appearance.

DIY Details : letsgetthrifty

57. Make Black Cat O’Lanterns

  Make Black Cat O'Lanterns

These chubby yet spooky Halloween cats crafted out of huge stacked pumpkins can simply make your entry glow and stand out. Watching all the visitors carefully, these glossy black cats with their bright golden eyes are surely going to freak everyone out.
Create this gorgeous version of the classic Jack-o-Lanterns : Black Cat O’Lanters that’s just so unusual, following this tutorial to prepare the freaky felines.

DIY Details : sunset

58. Handmade Halloween: Spider Sack Decor

Handmade Halloween: Spider Sack Decor

These DIY Spider Sacks are a remarkably stylish take on the traditional Halloween decor, being quite inexpensive at the same time. Effortless enough for kids to join in on the action, these spider sacks can be easily crafted out using some yarn, glue and balloons. To gain an insight into the further details, the inspirations and step-by-step instructions for making your own Spider Sacks, check out this DIY guide.

DIY Details : modernparentsmessykids

59. Haunted House Silhouettes

Haunted House Silhouettes

Create frightening shadows that suggest to the passers-by outside that something is fishy on the other side of the wall. These Haunted House Silhouettes perfect to place all around your home to transform it into a haunted-looking house can make your Halloween memorable for years. Make some marvelous silhouettes, including a threatening witch and her broom, zombies, deadly tools, a knife-wielding maniac and much more.

DIY Details : makezine

60. Glow In The Dark Mason Jars

Glow In The Dark Mason Jars

Make your party space or the porch exquisitely beautiful and stunning with Glow In The Dark Mason Jars. Regular glass jars turned into something simply gorgeous and magical that will remind all of the fairies is an out-of-this-world idea. Using some glow in the dark paint and old mason jars, you can make your brightly-colored glowing fairy jars that are adorable enough to steal all eyes.

DIY Details : iso.500px

61. Mason Jar Mummy Votives

Mason Jar Mummy Votives


  • Cheesecloth
  • Glass mason jars
  • Matte formula Mod Podge
  • Sponge applicator
  • Scissors
  • Googly eyes
  • Battery operated tea lights
  • Black watercolor paint and paint brush (optional)

Tutorial: ehow

Read more : http://www.ehow.com/ehow-crafts/blog/make-it-mummy-luminaries/

60 Breathtaking And Effortless DIY Halloween Decorations

Halloween is nearly here, perhaps, it’s the perfect time to get your craft stuff and those cool or unusual props out. Use one or more of these easy and quick DIY Halloween decorations to make your house creepy festive this year and grab some huge appreciations from all who turn up to your party. Happy Halloween!

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