Halloween is just around the corner and it’s time to plan the decor! With such expensive store-bought options, Halloween DIY decor ideas are becoming more and more popular. To make your decorating easier, here are 13 of the best DIY indoor decorating ideas for the best holiday!
“I love the spirit of Halloween and the energy that comes with it.” -Katharine McPhee
Halloween Table Decor
To start this list, let’s talk about the centerpiece! It’s one of the most important decorations, and it deserves your full attention.
- Use ripped cheesecloth to create that spider web effect
- Use black tableware if possible
- Spray paint flowers, vases, candleholders and plastic skulls
- Add small pumpkins and consider adding drawings or spray painting them
- Don’t forget to prepare halloween themed treats too!
Spiderwebs are a must at any Halloween party, and you can make them yourself with trash bags! You can check out the instructions of this super easy (and cheap!) idea over at HGTV.
Mummifying your decor is one of the easiest decor ideas for Halloween. To make this adorable pillow, you’ll only need to wrap it using gauze and tape the ends at the back. Use a Sharpie or a black craft paint to make the eyes and it’s done!
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Ghost in a Jar
No Halloween party is complete without some ghosts. These adorable ghosts in a jar from Landee See Landee Do are perfect for decorating the coffee table, mantel or even to use as centerpiece!
Nothing’s spookier than some spiders crawling on your door! To make them, you’ll only need to hot glue magnets on the back of cheap dollar store spiders and use them on metal doors, the fridge, or other appliances.
Tip: If you want to make it even simpler, you can also just use tape to secure the spiders in place!
Gather your spare glass jars and make these awesome luminaries for halloween!
- Step one: Cover your jar using colored paper and Mod Podge.
- Step two: Decorate the jar using stickers or tape cut out designs.
- Step three: Cover the lids using duct tape.
- Step four: Place an LED candle inside each vase and you’re done!
Wall of Bats
Doesn’t this wall of bats look awesome?! To make it, you’ll simply need to cut out the bat shape using black construction paper and tape it on the wall. Easy and simple! Check out the full details over at Made Everyday!
Tip: Invite the kids to help out with the project and the wall will be ready in no time!
This fun idea from Delia Creates is perfect for subtle yet awesome table decor for that family dinner! It’s not that easy to make the design if you’re a beginner crafter, but the effort is definitely worth it!
DIY Floating Ghost
This Halloween DIY decor idea is awesome, and it can be used anywhere in your home. To make it, you’ll only need to arrange the format using wire and plastic bottles and then simply spray the cheesecloth with liquid starch! Let it dry completely, remove the structure and it’s done!
Of course, we had to add some pumpkin decor in this Halloween DIY decor ideas list. To make these awesome guys, simply make masks out of black felt, sew or glue black ribbons, and tie them on the pumpkins or jack-o-lanterns.
Simple Centerpiece or Mantel Decor
Want a simple centerpiece idea to decorate for Halloween? You can simply spray paint a branch with a black color, let it dry and add it to the table along with candlesticks. The result looks gorgeous!
To make your mantel more interesting, make a garland by cutting flag shapes out of black construction paper hang it using ribbon or twine. You can even add letters to spell out a spooky message!
Skull Candle Holder
Instead of spending money on an expensive Halloween-themed candleholder, make your own by stacking plastic skulls using hot glue and spray painting it. Easy and simple! You can check out more details over at Endlessly Inspired.
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Which of these Halloween DIY decor ideas will you be adding to your celebrations? Let us know at out Facebook page or in the comments below!