Celebrate Halloween with these easy yet creative decorative ideas.
1. Bleeding Candles
Create a haunted mansion vibe by setting your tables with DIY Bleeding candles. Simply melt a red candle wax on top of a tall white candle and let it drip around like blood.
2. Spiderweb Wall (Using Black tapes)
Run a black colored tape on an blank wall to create a spider web design. You can look for a template on the web in case you need it.
3. Hanging Bats
Turn your porch and hallways into a bat cave with just black paper cutouts. Different cutout patterns are available on the internet. Use a string and painter's tape to hang the bats.
4. Cocktail Apothecary Label
Transform cocktail bottles and candy jars to Apothecary bottles. Print downloadable apothecary labels from Lia Griffith and place them on the bottle.
5. Creepy Family Photo
Replace your family pictures for a time with old creepy images. Print BW or any old image from the web. Poke holes on the eyes and insert red or LED lights to make them glow.
6. Blood Stained Windows
Scare your guests with bloody handprints on the windows using poster paint.
7. Ghost in the Mirror
Use your leftover tinted window film to spook anyone who looks at a mirror. All you have to do is to cut out the film using a ghost template (search on the web) and place it on your mirror.
8. Old Bottle Candelabras
You can use old bottle wines as candle holders to achieve a classic Victorian look to your dining table. To add glam, you can use clear wine glasses on top of a black table cloth.
9. Flying Ghost Balloons
Cover helium inflated balloons with tissue paper and draw ghost faces on them.
10. DIY Glowing Fierce Eyes
Using toilet paper rolls and glow stick, you can decorate your lawn with fierce glowing eyes. Cut out eyes pattern on the paper rolls and crack a glow stick inside to horrify every passerby.
11. Spooky Window Décor
Create a spooky window by cutting out a downloadable Halloween silhouette template onto a black paper. Then, paste it on a wax paper. And attach the silhouette to your glass window using double-sided tape.
12. Glowing Ghost Garlands
Up your string lights by turning the bulbs into ghost apparitions.
- Cut a white fabric into square. Measure it depending on the size of the bulb.
- Poke a hole in the center and insert the bulb socket until it falls completely covering the bulb.
- Then tie the fabric with white string.
- Draw a ghost face using a sharpie
13. Faux Specimen Storage
A real scary decoration is a faux Specimen jar filled with old doll heads. It sure will wake up your childhood nightmares.
14. Halloween Front Door
Dress up your front door into some Halloween character using household items. All you need are items like tissues, tape, crepe paper, colored papers and some creepy spiders.
15. Bats Wall Decoration
Your house can become like a bat cave just by using black colored papers taped on your walls. What you need to do is cut out a bat shape, fold it in half and paste it by the crease onto your empty wall.
16. No-Carve Pumpkins with Sharpie
No need to waste time carving your pumpkin decor. With freehand, you can draw Jack O Lantern using black Sharpie in no time.
17. Floating Witch Hat
Place a number of witch hat with a string onto the ceiling to look like they are floating.
18. Black Gloomy Flowers
Have a romantic dark Halloween dinner with your loved one with this centerpiece made of black crepe paper roses. Simply measure a floral wire fit your vase and roll on its tip a strip of black crepe.
19. Halloween String lights using Paper cups
Another way of dressing up a string light is by using a paper cup or Halloween cup. Simply poke a hole on its bottom that would fit the light socket.
20. Suspend Lacey Apparitions
Spice up your ghost decoration with some laceworks.
What You Need:
- Table tennis balls, or styro balls
- Black sewing pins
- Cover the styro ball with lace
- Secure the lace by tying a string.
- Sew a string on top of the ball
- Add pins for the eyes
- And place the string on your ceiling
21. Old Haunted Graveyard
Spook every passerby with your graveyard lawn. Take scrap woods and paint wacky Halloween tombstones on them. Use decorative spider web or splatter a faux blood as add-ons.
22. Spooky Skeleton Hands
What You Need:
- Latex Gloves
- LED tea lights
- Wide votive holder
- Draw a skeleton hand on each latex gloves. You can get patterns on the web.
- Placed the LED tea light on the votive holder.
- By stretching the gloves, place it over the votive enough to fit snugly.
- Blow some air inside.
- Voila you have spooky Skeleton Hands.
Have a Happy Halloween!
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