It’s the end of September means time to take out all your best Halloween decor and check what few add on you need to be ready for the big day! Check out all your local places to pick up small things to help out Michaels, 99 cents, Dollartree, Big Lots, Cvs, Walgreens, and Target. Here are a few DIY tips from http://www.thesprucecrafts.com, remember if you see something at the store take a picture to figure out how to make yourself:

62 Spooktacular DIY Halloween Decorations

  • 1 of 62DIY Floating CandlesDIY Floating Candles
  • Grab some empty toilet paper rolls and a bag of LED tea light candles to recreate the floating candles from Harry Potter with this clever DIY from Eating Bender that will leave everyone who sees it spellbound.
  • 02of 62DIY Apothecary JarsDIY Apothecary Jars
  • Decorate your mantel or coffee table with a cluster of your own handmade apothecary jars that will leave everyone curious to read the labels and see what is inside the curious bottles.
  • 03of 62DIY Yarn SpiderwebsYarn Spiderwebs
  • Cover the outside of your house, trees, or even walls with these easy to make DIY yarn spiderwebs.
  • 04of 62Magnetic SpidersMagnetic Spiders
  • Make a spooky first impression when people visit your door this Halloween with DIY magnetic spiders that us affordable plastic bugs that can crawl across your door.
  • 05of 62Glitter SkullGlitter SkullGlitter Skull  Little House on the CornerGo glam this Halloween and add a bit of glitter to your decor by making your own super simple to make glitter skull.
  • 06of 62Yarn Wrapped Candy Corn DecorationsYarn Wrapped Candy Corn Decorations Occasionally CraftyWrap up some styrofoam cones to make these cute candy corn decorations to use within your home.https://2c3914443419978b8bbfe92ef4915dfb.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-38/html/container.html
  • 07of 62Faux Mercury Glass Potion BottlesFaux Mercury Glass Potion Bottles Uncommon DesignsGive the illusion your home is a wizards or witches home by displaying these DIY mercury glass potion bottles this Halloween.
  • 08of 62Flying Paper BatsFlying Paper Bats LandeeluEnhance your stairwell or any wall within your home with a swarm of paper bats.
  • 09of 62Weathered TombstonesWeathered Tombstones Rust 2Create realistic looking weathered tombstones to create a cemetery on your lawn with this DIY that the whole family can work on together.
  • 10of 62Faux Black CandlesFaux Black Candles Thrifty Crafty GirlSkip the fire hazard of using real candles by transforming battery operated tea light candles to look like dripping black pillar candles
  • 11of 62Floating Cheesecloth GhostFloating Cheesecloth Ghost Love and LaundryAdd some floating ghosts to your Halloween decor by making them with inexpensive cheesecloth.
  • 12of 62Printable Spell Book CoversPrintable Spell Book Covers The Idea RoomRecover books in minutes to look like ancient spell books with printable spell book covers to stack in bookcases or on mantels.
  • 13of 62Paper Mouse SilhouettesPaper Mouse Silhouettes By Stephanie LynnCut out mouse silhouettes from black cardstock to give the illusion that your home is infested with rodents.
  • 14of 62Trash Bag SpiderwebsTrash Bag Spiderwebs How About OrangeEmbellish your windows or door frames with spiderwebs made out cutting trash bags
  • 16of 62Funny Lawn TombstonesFunny Lawn Tombstones Amy KristAdd some humor to your Halloween decor by making tombstones with funny messages on them.
  • 20of 62Illuminated Ghost GarlandIlluminated Ghost Garland Taryn WhiteakerThis cute DIY ghost garland is made out of patio lanterns and is perfect for illuminating the path to your home or your front porch.Illuminated Ghost Garland from Taryn Whiteaker 
  • 21of 62DIY Cement Pumpkin Candle HoldersPumpkin candle holders Oleander and PalmGet ready for Halloween by making some pumpkin candle holders that will look amazing in your home by filling mini plastic pumpkins with cement. Once complete the mini cement pumpkin candle holders would look amazing with black or orange candles on a table in your home.
  • 24of 62DIY Ghost PinatasGhost piñata Make and TellEven if the people at your Halloween party are too old to go trick or treating, chances are they will still want to get candy. One fun way to give out small pieces of candy to everyone is making a ghost pinata that will keep guests entertained as they take turns trying to break the pinata to gain access to the candy inside. 
  • 25of 62DIY Trick Or Treat BannerTrick or treat sign A Beautiful MessIf you are looking for some quick Halloween decor this printable trick or treat banner is perfect, all you need to do is print the candy corn colored letters and string them together on a piece of twine to create your own banner that you can hang up.
  • 27of 62DIY Mini Rose Gold Pumpkin PlantersPumpkin plant holders Oleander and PalmInstead of candy, send the adults at your Halloween party home with a stylish mini rose gold pumpkin planter for them to bring home with them with this quick DIY.
  • 28of 62DIY Creepy Cocktail StencilsCreepy cocktail toppers Sugar and ClothMake your own creepy cocktail stencils to add a raven or spider design to the top of your cocktails or even latte this Halloween.
  • 29of 62DIY Spooky Bones DisplaySkeleton hands in a jar Earnest Home Co.Begin transforming your home into a haunted mansion for Halloween this year by adding a spooky bones display to a side table in your home. By using plastic bones from part of skeletons that are sold at Halloween stores you can repurpose the bones to present them in a new and unexpected way this Halloween in a few easy steps.
  • 31of 62DIY Bleeding CandlesBleeding candles RevamperateFor an expensive decorating idea add some bleeding candles to your home, that you can make by dripping red candle wax over the top of a regular white candle. 
  • 33of 62DIY Costume Award TrophiesCostume award trophies Make It Love ItThere is nothing like a little competition to get everyone excited for your Halloween party this year. When inviting your guests this year to your Halloween party let them know in advance there will be a costume contest, and if you wish you can let them know what the awards will be given for. Prior to your party using plastic skeletons you can make the costume trophies for things like best costume, best couples costume, most original costume etc, which can be handed out at your party once the winners have been selected. 
  • 34of 62DIY Spider Wall ArtSpider wall art Design ImprovisedTemporarily change your home’s decor leading up to Halloween to add a subtle eerie feeling by hanging some spider plates, which can be made in minutes using white plates and window clings.
  • 36of 62DIY Pumpkin Candy HolderPumpkin candy holders Persia LouIf you are hosting a Halloween party having a candy bar is essential so that guests can help themselves to their favorite sugary snacks all night long. Instead of just filling multiple bowls with candy, one creative way to present sticks of candy is to have them sticking out of multiple foam pumpkins. The creative presentation will impress your guests, and makes for a great centerpiece for your food table too.
  • 37of 62DIY Temporary Halloween Cup DecalsHalloween mug Sugar and ClothHelp your family warm up after trick or treating outdoors with a warm of warm apple cider or hot cocoa in a festive jack-o-lantern themed mug by making your own cup decals which you can temporarily stick on any cup on Halloween, such as stylish copper mugs. 
  • 38of 62DIY Halloween Pumpkin Place CardsHalloween place cards Everyday ReadingBefore you go out trick or treating as a family, have a fun spooky themed dinner by decorating the dinner table with homemade pumpkin place cards that can be made by using mini pumpkins and decorating the tops of each pumpkin with paper silhouette shapes that has each person’s name written on them. 
  • 39of 62DIY Halloween Cupcake ToppersBoo cupcake toppers Sarah HeartsThis Halloween bake a batch of black velvet cupcakes to bring into the office and decorate the tops of the cakes with vanilla frosting and some printable cupcake toppers with spiders and ghosts. To save time before on Halloween morning before you go to work, pre-assemble the cupcake toppers and store them in a small bag before adding them to the cupcakes once you arrive at work.
  • 40of 62DIY Skeleton Hands Halloween WreathSkeleton hands Tired and TrueGive you home some extra curb appeal this Halloween by decorating the exterior of your house with Halloween decor, such as hanging a homemade wreath made out of plastic skeleton hands which looks amazing hung on a front door.
  • 41of 62DIY Spooky Metallic Pumpkin Place Card HoldersPumpkin and spider name tag holder FreutcakeAre you hosting a spooky themed Halloween soiree with your adult friends? Help them find their seat at the dinner party with some metallic pumpkin place cards that will help to add some spooky ambience to your home.
  • 42of 62DIY Ghost BottlesGhost bottles ProperGet ready for Halloween by making some adorable ghost bottles by recycling old bottles and giving them a new look by painting the exterior. Then on Halloween, you can serve drinks to your kids, such as pumpkin colored orange soda or “ghostly” white milk as part of their after-school snack.
  • 43of 62DIY Spider StrawsSpider straws Sarah HeartsMix up your own custom Halloween drink this Halloween, such as a green slime lemonade, and garnish the drink with a white and black spider straw that you can prepare in minutes as the kids are getting their costumes on.To make your own DIY spider straws grab a pack of plastic spiders and black and white paper straws at the store and read the tutorial at  Sarah Hearts on how to assemble the straws and mix together your own green slime lemonade.
  • 44of 62DIY Skull VotiveSkull votive Monica Wants ItQuickly create a grouping of creepy skull candle holder that will illuminate a skull design. To make your own skull votive you will need: small glass candle holders, tea light candles to go inside the holder, and vellum paper to print the skull design onto. After you have printed the design simply wrap the vellum around the candle holder and you will have an easy knock-off of the Pottery Barn skull candle holders. To download the skull template to use on glass candleholders and to read the full DIY instructions visit Monica Wants It.
  • 45of 62DIY Eek Cake TopperCupcakes Handmade MoodIf you decided to provide some variety on Halloween and will be serving either cupcakes or cakes in addition to more traditional Halloween candy you can dress up a plain homemade or store-bought cake by making your own eek cake topper that can be cut out using your Silhouette machine and stuck into the top of a cake.To learn how to create your own eek cake topper using a Silhouette machine visit Handmade Mood to watch the instructional video.
  • 46of 62DIY Bloody CupsBloody glasses Almost Makes PerfectCreate a vampire-themed Halloween party by decorating some inexpensive second hand or dollar store glasses with red craft paint to create custom dripping blood glasses perfect to serve drinks in all Halloween night long. To learn how to dip your glasses in red acrylic paint to get the perfect bloody drip marks in no time at all read the wonderful tutorial at Almost Makes Perfect.
  • 47of 62DIY Decorative Chalkboard SkullsSkull DIY Pretty Life GirlsTake regular white plastic skulls available at the dollar store and transform them into decorative chalkboard statue by adhering them to a​ candlestick holder and painting them with chalkboard paint. This simple to make decorative skull would look amazing as an accent on your bookcase, a fireplace mantle or clustered together with varying heights of chalkboard skulls on a kitchen table.
  • 48of 62DIY Halloween Party CupsJack-o-lantern cups Stephanie WhiteMake your own set of Halloween party cups by dressing up inexpensive orange paper cups with vinyl that can be stuck directly onto the cups. As a fun activity for guests on Halloween provide a variety of pre-cut Jack-o-lantern eyes and mouths so that everyone can create their own signature face on a cup which will also help them easily identify their drink throughout the night. To download the Jack-o-lantern faces that can be cut out of vinyl, and to read the full DIY details on how to make your own DIY Halloween party cups read the full tutorial below.
  • 49of 62DIY Trick or Treat PumpkinTrick or treat pumpkin decal Sarah HeartsIf you find yourself on the morning of Halloween without a Jack-o-lantern ready, fear not you can quickly make a stunning pumpkin without carving by downloading this trick or treat template that you can cut out on vinyl to peel and stick your design right onto your pumpkin, and your beautiful trick-or-treat pumpkin will be done.
  • 50of 62DIY Spider PlatesSpider plates Earnest Home Co.Frighten your family on Halloween by serving up dinner on some handmade spider plates that are made by using a spider stamp to create the design. Best of all when Halloween is over you can easily wash away the stamped spiders and re-use the glass plates year round, or stamp them with a new design.
  • 51of 62DIY Boneyard LanternSkull vase Oh My CreativeLight up the interior of your home on Halloween night with a stunning handmade DIY boneyard lantern that is made by gluing small plastic skulls onto a glass vase. The end result is a spooky vase covered in skulls, each skull having glowing eyes to light up your home.
  • 52of 62DIY Skull VaseSkull Vases The Pretty Life GirlsTake a regular plastic skull that is available around Halloween for a few dollars and turn it into a chic skull vase that is perfect to use year round in your home with just a coat of paint.
  • 53of 62DIY Stitched Ghost NapkinsGhost napkins Christina WilliamsSet the table on Halloween with some super cute hand-stiched ghost napkins that can be made by using white thread to outline a ghost on a black napkin.
  • 54of 62DIY Mercury Glass PumpkinMercury pumpkin A Night OwlMake your own sophisticated mercury glass pumpkin that is perfect to dress up your home for Halloween and Thanksgiving.
  • 55of 62DIY Vampire CandlesVampire pumpkins FreutcakeDecorate your home by carving a few white mini pumpkins to look like vampires and add a red candle to the top of each to resemble dripping blood for a creepy centerpiece this Halloween.
  • 56of 62DIY Gumball Boo SignBoo DIY sign My Sister’s SuitcaseAdd a big boo sign to your home to decorate your home for Halloween. This fun sign is made using cardboard letters as the base, and is decorated with orange, black and white gumballs.
  • 57of 62DIY Skull BottleDIY potion flask Endlessly InspiredTransform a regular leftover bottle that you would have tossed into the recycling bin by decorating it to look like scary apothecary potion bottle with a bit of paper mache and a small plastic skull.
  • 58of 62DIY “It’s All About The Candy” SignCandy sign Artsy Fartsy MamaFor kids, and even some adults Halloween is all about the candy, so why not create a playful sign that says that to decorate your home.
  • 59of 62DIY Spider PinataHomemade spider piñata Oh Happy DayAfter your children have returned from Trick-Or-Treating have a fun-filled activity waiting for them that will give them even more candy. With your free time one evening, assemble a cute spider pinata to use on Halloween so that everyone in the family can take turns having fun swatting the spider until it breaks and spills candy all over the floor.
  • 60of 62DIY Bat Straw TopperBat straws Alice and LoisQuickly transform any drink into a Halloween themed one by cutting out paper bats that can be slipped onto straws for a quick DIY the kids will love.Continue to 61 of 62 below.
  • 61of 62DIY Boo DoormatBoo doormat Design ImprovisedFor Halloween create a festive doormat to dress up your home’s exterior to let your neighbors know you will be giving out candy on Halloween. This super easy stenciled boo doormat is the perfect spot for kids to wait for candy while they ring your doorbell, and it is affordable to make too.
  • 62of 62DIY Wicked PillowWicked pillow Stephanie WhiteToss this handmade wicked pillow onto your sofa for Halloween as a quick way to decorate your living space.The printable iron-on transfer design can be found below and ironed onto any blank p

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