10 ridiculously easy DIY Halloween decorations

It’s the time of year for ghosts and ghouls, goblins and bobbing for apples, pumpkin dishes and scary witches! But who wants to spend tons of cash to get the best looking Haunted House on the block? Not me… or you. Why spend a fortune on pre-made decorations when you can add class, charm, and a bit of fright – for a frightfully low price?

Are you my Mummy?



Make a Mummified entrance with this Halloween door DIY from Honey and Fitz. Tape paper streamers to the front door, overlapping the strips to give a wrapped look. Then, cut sheets of black and white construction paper into circles to make eyes. Place the eyes on the top of the door and tape to secure.


Easy Ghost Luminaries

Cheap and cheerful: Draw spooky faces on empty, clean gallon milk jugs, then fill with white holiday lights to decorate your porch or walkway with a ghostly Halloween glow.


Sack O’ Spiders

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Frightening hanging spider sacks. Now this is a creepy one! Cut off the legs from a pair of white tights, put some cheap plastic spiders on the outside, and a baseball on the inside and you have instant creepiness!  Hang these from trees, porches, overhangs, or along fence lines to create a truly creepy crawly feel to your outdoor decorating.

This is BOO-tiful

super spooky (but easy) craft like this is a stress free kid friendly Halloween treat. The cost being scarily cheap makes it easy for you to Ghost up your yard!

It’s In The Bag


These paper bag luminaries via Kidskubby are easy to make and will only cost some change. Put them on the porch rail or line the stairway or driveway. Easy as pie and beautiful to look at,  design these however your spooky heart desires.

Trashy Spider Webs

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Add instant spidery goodness to your decor with these easy DIY spiderwebs made out of black garbage bags.


The EYES Have It

I loved this idea! Who doesn’t use toilet paper right? (Don’t answer that if you don’t. Please.) Recycle old toilet paper tubes by making them into spooky glowing eyes. Cut out your eyes of choice, add a glowstick, tie a piece of string to it and you’ve got instant creep factor!


Here’s Looking At You



Googly eyes + old jar + ribbon = Spooky Fun!

Midnight Snack


Could it be any easier? Cut out some cardboard ghostly eyes and mouth and voila – instant Haunted Midnight Snack!

Here Be Monsters!


This cheap AND easy idea comes from  They used 1′ foam board, traced out the design for the teeth and eyes and cut it out using the blade of a hand saw.  Then they painted everything white using flat white paint and added the eyes and teeth outlines using acrylic paint.


How about it? With less than a week until Halloween you can whip these up in a jiffy! Do you have any unique and easy DIY Halloween crafts? I’d love to hear about them!