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5 Fun DIY Halloween Decoration Ideas To Try At Home

You can easily prepare your home for the scariest day of the year with the help of these do-it-yourself Halloween decorations.

DIY Halloween decorations are simple to build if you know which materials to pick from your house. Of course, it will give you the creeps, but that’s the whole point of Halloween, right? With this suitably spooky assortment of Halloween decorations, you can check out every box on your Halloween board, from wizards and pumpkins to wings and spiders. Now that you have some of the scariest Halloween party games, you can get in the spirit and make the most of your haunted house experience. Read on!

Scaredy-Pants Bottles

Things you will need:

  • Broken glass bottles
  • Cans of spray paint in white
  • A scribble in black

Steps to follow:

  • First, clean your bottles well by removing the labels and tops (we used Perrier).
  • They should be sprayed white and then given black marker faces.
  • Add some colored straws to top off this Halloween décor and have some adorable and functional table centerpieces for your Halloween celebration. 

Artificial Spider Webs As Coasters

Things you will need:

  • Bobby pins
  • Washers, metal
  • Toy spiders made of plastic
  • Cans of spray paint in white

Steps to follow:

  • For these low-cost Halloween decorations, just attach five bobby pins to a 1/8″ flat metal washer.
  • Tie a piece of string around each bobby pin and then thread it through.
  • Give the room a spooky vibe by spray painting everything white and dotting the table with tiny plastic spiders. 

Spooky Sweets In Jars

Things you will need:

  • Glass canning jars (Mason jars)
  • Adhesive glue gun
  • Synthetic buggies

Steps to follow:

There’s a lot of demand for Halloween candy and not enough time to prepare it all. This is where this easy-to-make Halloween décor comes in handy.

  • Put a frightening spin on storing Halloween treats by attaching plastic spiders and some other scary to the sides of Mason jars using hot glue.
  • You can use these creepy Mason jars as a beautiful centerpiece on your dinner table.
  • Treat yourself to some Halloween laughter while you snack on candy. 

Golden Insects

Things you will need:

  • Distinctive signs carved from wood
  • Dried-up plastic insects
  • a can of spray-on gold
  • Cans of spray paint in black

Steps to follow:

Not everything glitters in gold, but the golden glow makes everything look antique and valuable.

Make this simple craft by spray-painting golden color on plastic spiders and bugs you can find in shops. 

Embroidered Witches’ Caps

Things you will need:

  • a hat fit for a witch
  • Napkins
  • Mod Podge
  • Feathers
  • Synthetic buggies

This easy-to-make Halloween décor is worthy of being an actual witch’s hat. First, the witch hat must be coated using Mod Podge on black and white napkins. Then, after it dries, you may decorate it with Halloween-themed elements like feathers, plastic spiders, glitter, or whatever else your heart wants (in Halloween colors, of course).


Indrani Karmakar from Siliguri is a writer and artist. After graduating in Political science, she broadened her horizons and dived into the world of creativity. She loves adding humour and innovation to everything in and around her. When she is not working, you will find her collecting oddly shaped pebbles, doodling, crafting, and if you are really lucky- you can even catch her humming!
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