I teamed up with a coven of DIY friends to share bewitching and budget-friendly Halloween decor ideas to help you unleash your creative spirit this spooky season. No seance required. (Though if that is your vibe, I’d like an invite!)
Whether you get your thrills from thrifting, bedazzling, painting, crafting, stitching, or building, there’s something on this list you’ll enjoy the living daylights out of making:
- Halloween Hand Embroidery
- Faux Vintage Paper Mache Pumpkins
- DIY Rhinestone Sugar Skull
- Hanging Ghost Garland
- DIY Giant Spider
- Tomato Cage Halloween Ghost
- Thrifted Halloween Florals
- Halloween Decor from Dead Houseplants
Halloween Hand Embroidery
Stitch up bewitching Halloween decor with a custom hand-embroidered design. This simple and creative project will create a wickedly charming atmosphere for your kitchen witchery. Learn how to create your own DIY Halloween hand embroidery with my step-by-step guide.
Faux Vintage Paper Mache Pumpkins
Jill of Bungalow47 shows how simply applying chalk paint and texture can totally transform the look of your decorations. Her faux vintage paper mache pumpkins is a great DIY project for upcycling the classic plastic jack-o-lantern.
DIY Rhinestone Sugar Skull
Molly of Good Golly Gal is a wizard bedazzler who combines her love of color and sparkle in all her projects. Watch her DIY rhinestone sugar skull YouTube video, and she’ll she show you how to turn the typical black Halloween decor into a brilliant, colorful creation. That’s my kinda vibe!
Hanging Ghost Garland
Rhegis of The Morris Mansion created a darling hanging ghost garland for her mantle. There’s something so festive about garlands, and you can pick up all your supplies in one go for this budget-friendly Dollar Tree hack.
DIY Giant Spider
Tomato Cage Halloween Ghost
Alex of Gray Cedar Home is a green witch with her garden so it’s no wonder her clever DIY hacks a common gardening supply. Lit up with solar lights, these tomato cage Halloween ghosts are a cute but spooky addition to your lawn.
Thrifted Halloween Florals
DIY Halloween Decor from Dead Houseplants
We’ve all got our own unintentional plant graveyard, right? Chica and Jo’s clever trick gives your unlucky flora an intentional second chance. Hello Halloween decor from dead houseplants, goodbye black thumb guilt (for a season at least.)