Holiday season always calls for plenty of expenses that burden your pocket. However, at the same time, it is everyone’s mortal fear to not settle for cheap decorative items that end up ruining the holiday cheer. For this dilemma, we have the perfect solution for you. The following inexpensive and crafty homemade Halloween decoration ideas will set you up for the holidays this year.
Make the perfect decorative coasters for your cups to give off a creepy look. All you will need are five bobby pins hooked onto a 3/8-inch flat metal washer. Next, you will need to wrap twine around each bobby pin. For a final touch, spray paint it white. Now add little toy spiders on the table top to complete the look.
Working in the backyard can be fun if you keep the loot. Scour your backyard for moss, twigs and rocks and bring them inside. Use small Halloween decorations like skulls, ravens and creepy spiders to complete your project. Using upside down Mason jars create a miniature terrarium landscape. Screw on the lid to complete the look.
Boo Bottles – Easy Homemade Halloween Decoration
Making these glass ghosts will require you to rummage through the recycle bin for old bottles. The next steps are fairly easy. Remove the caps and the labels. Next, spray paint them white and use a black marker to draw the faces. To make for a cute centerpiece add colored straws.
Vampire Napkin Rings – Halloween Decor
Give your white napkins a touch of Halloween by spraying them with red Kool-Aid. Next, using a pair of plastic vampire teeth, secure a twist tie around your napkin’s center. Voila, you are done.
Creepy Wall Hangings
You can now easily print out creepy Halloween themed images onto fabric by means of a regular printer. Next, use wooden embroidery hoops to stretch out the fabric and hand them around the house. You can even frame them properly if you wish to do so.
Hanging Bats and Ghosts
Turn your old egg cartons into bat decorations. All you need to do is cut them out and paint them followed by adding googly eyes.
Give your pumpkins a classic lantern style by spray painting them white. Next, use a strip of lace stocking or lace fabric to strap around the widest part of the pumpkin.
Using orange and black construction paper or tissues you can create pumpkins that last way past Halloween. Pop them into a clean empty jar and add a tea candle of your choice.
Wicked Witch Candy Dish
If you have an old pair of heels lying around, you can transform them into a candy bowl. Yuck! Use sparkly paper to wrap the heels in and then pop them onto the table and fill with treats.
Candy Corn Garland
More garlands! Use paint chips in shades of orange and yellow to create simple and easy Halloween decorative candy corn garlands.
You can use Christmas ornaments to decorate your house and yard. Simply wrap the ornaments in mache paper and paint then with Halloween designs such as pumpkins or ghosts.
For this gnarly garland you will need black yarn for the spider’s legs. Glue them onto a pom and adorn with orange sparkles. Blogger Susan says, “While the spiders are drying (2-3 hours), cut the paper straws in half with scissors. Sew through the belly of the spider…Then string them along alternating spiders and straws.”
Candy Corn Vases
Candy corn vases are another create centerpieces. Use clean and empty bottles to spray with orange, yellow and white paint.
Using white felt ghot cutouts and a black bow create a wreath of ghosts. You can choose to paint it in black or any color too. If you wish you can wrap candy in tissue and hanging it onto the wreath for ghostly treats.
Front Door Mummy
You can transform your doorway with tape paper streamers. Overlap the strips to give a layered wrapped appearance. Using black and white construction paper make google eyes and secure to the door using tape.
Halloween decoration ideas have never been this simple and easy, not to mention inexpensive. All you have to do is collect items from around the house to create innovative and creative decorative items. Besides, the kids are going to love all the crafty fun work.