Have you suddenly found yourself in the mood to scour the internet for DIY Halloween decor ideas? Me too. After all, it is that time of year when signs of Halloween start appearing everywhere.
Pumpkin Spice has made its triumphant return to Starbucks, and cute decor items beckon from the hallowed aisles of Target. While it would be so easy to buy Halloween decorations, it’s so much more fun to get crafting – don’t you agree?
If so, you’re in luck. The blogosphere is all about do-it-yourself decor for Halloween, and I’ve rounded up some of the best. Here’s a list of 57 awesome DIY Halloween decor ideas to get you ready for the spooky season!
Kid-Friendly DIY Halloween Decor
Here are a few kid-friendly DIY Halloween decoration ideas to keep them occupied (if only for a short while).
Milk Jug Pumpkins
These Milk Jug Pumpkins from Mom. Wife. Busy Life. use flameless candles and are a safe alternative to traditional Jack O’ Lanterns.
Milk Jug Ghosts
If you’ve already met your pumpkin quota, use the same concept to make these spooky Milk Jug Ghosts, also from Mom. Wife. Busy Life.
Giant Spider Decoration
This Quick And Easy Giant Spider Decoration from One Crazy Mom really is so quick and easy that you can put one in every corner of the room.
Halloween Paint Crafts
Here are some great DIY Halloween decor ideas involving paint.
This incredible Acrylic Pouring method will raise the bar on your DIY Halloween decor. Get the scoop at Homebody Hall.
I love these BOO Blocks from Craft Create Cook. They’d look great on a mantle, but really, you can decorate with them anywhere.
These Ombre Cats from Craft Create Cook are also really cute (and can stay up all year if you’re a cat lover).
Pumpkin Tea Light Decorations
These Easy DIY Halloween Pumpkin Tea Light Decorations from FoodnService are unique and will dress up any space!
Pine Cone Bouquet
This DIY Halloween Pine Cone Bouquet craft from Sustain My Craft Habit is so pretty. Plus, the colors can be adapted for post-Halloween, too!
Jack O’ Lanterns And Pumpkin Decor
Here are some unique ideas to jazz up your pumpkin game.
The kids will love these Troll Pumpkins from Craft Create Cook.
Colorful Patterned Pumpkins
If you’re tired of the traditional Jack O’ Lantern look, try this Ten-Minute DIY Pumpkin Decor: Colorful Patterned Pumpkins for Fall from Kate Decorates.
Instead of the mess and hard work of carving pumpkins, why not try Jack-O-Lantern Oranges for Halloween from Mom. Wife. Busy Life.?
Solar Light Jack O’ Lantern
I love this Solar Light Jack O’ Lantern from Bitz & Giggles as an alternative to using candles.
Toilet Paper Pumpkins
The name might sound funny, but these Toilet Paper Pumpkins from Adventures of a DIY Mom are quite elegant and perfect for those who love a no-sew fabric craft.
DIY Halloween Decor Garlands
Crepe Paper Bat Garland
Though super impactful, it’s hard to think of an easier craft than this Easy Crepe Paper Bat Cut Out Garland from Tikkido.
Spooky Ghost Garland
This Spooky Ghost Garland from Craft Create Cook will look great hanging from your mantle.
Origami Pumpkin Garland
Those with a penchant for origami will love making this Easy Origami Pumpkin Garland from Gathering Beauty.
Origami Ghost Garland
Googly eyes make this sweet and Not So Spooky DIY Pastel Origami Ghost Garland from Gathering Beauty the perfect touch for a kid’s room.
DIY Halloween Tabletop Decor
I love a styled table. Here’s a roundup of awesome tabletop DIY Halloween decorations.
Halloween Dinner Party For Adults
I am absolutely obsessed with Craft and Sparkle’s amazingly styled dinner party concept. You must check this out: A Gory-Chic Halloween Dinner Party for Adults.
Halloween Table Runner
This Easy DIY Halloween Table Runner from One Thousand Oaks dresses up your tabletop in a pinch.
Halloween Table Display
FrugElegance absolutely nails Halloween decor with this DIY Easy Halloween Table Display. Try combining this concept with the potion bottles from Tikkido below!
Halloween Potion Bottles
These Creepy Halloween Potion Bottles from Tikkido are quite pretty and perfect for those who love an elegant Halloween display.
Dollar Store Halloween Bar
This More Boos Please: Dollar Store DIY Halloween Bar display from Legally Crafty Blog is so cute for any party.
Zombie Blood Clot Tablecloth
This Zombie Blood Clot Tablecloth from Ann’s Entitled Life is so creepy! It would fit perfectly in homes with a slasher or haunted house theme.
DIY Mason Jar Crafts For Halloween
Have a stash of Mason jars? Put them to good use with these creative DIY Halloween decoration ideas using jars.
Mason Jar Ghost
Make a whole family of ghosts with jars of different sizes using this tutorial for DIY Mason Jar Ghosts from Drugstore Divas.
Mason Jar Pumpkin
Use a flameless candle to transform this Fall Mason Jar Pumpkin Craft from Mom. Wife. Busy Life. into a lantern!
Mummy Mason Jar Luminary
I’m a sucker for googly eyes. This Mummy Mason Jar Luminary from Pink Fortitude is so cute!
DIY Glass Pumpkin Halloween Decor
This Easy & Adorable Glass Pumpkin Jar from Unique Gifter makes a great teacher gift.
Mason Jar Spider Lantern
Even though this DIY Spider Lantern from Bitz & Giggles looks awesome, it’s so simple to make!
Spider Web Jar Decoration
Repurpose any glass jar into this DIY Halloween Spider Web Jar Decoration from DIY & Crafts.
DIY Halloween Wreaths
Nothing welcomes autumn like a wreath on your front door. Earn your advanced DIY Halloween decor badge with any one of these spooky wreaths.
Black Lace Halloween Wreath
Channel your inner Morticia Addams with this elegant Easy Black Lace Halloween Wreath from Retro Housewife Goes Green.
Eyeball Halloween Wreath
Kids will love this creepy-fun “Always Watching” Easy Eyeball Halloween Wreath from Crayons and Cravings.
Monster Halloween Wreath
This Monster Wreath For Halloween from The Country Chic Cottage just might be the cutest wreath around.
No-Sew Boo Fabric Tie Wreath
Add some color to your door with this DIY No-Sew Halloween BOO Fabric Tie Wreath from Divine Lifestyle.
Spooky Spider Halloween Wreath
You’ll get some Haunted Mansion vibes with this DIY Spooky Spider Halloween Wreath from Ann’s Entitled Life.
Farmhouse DIY Halloween Decor Wreath
This DIY Farmhouse Decor Halloween Wreath from Savvy Honey will blend in seamlessly with your year-round Magnolia-worthy style.
Trick Or Treat Wreath
Make your DIY Halloween decor interactive with this DIY Halloween Trick or Treat Wreath from Boulder Locavore.
Halloween Candy Wreath
This DIY Halloween Candy Wreath from Honey and Lime gives you another option for contact-free Trick or Treating!
Mr. Boo’s Blinged Out Wreath
Mr. Boo’s Blinged Out Wreath from Pink Fortitude is beautiful in a delightfully spooky way.
Witch’s Cauldron Wreath
This Homemade Halloween Witch’s Cauldron Wreath from Ann’s Entitled Life is absolutely stunning.
Outdoor DIY Halloween Decor
Your DIY decor for Halloween is not complete without some outdoor decorations to welcome trick or treaters.
Planter Witch Legs
How cute are these Hocus Pocus: DIY Planter Witch Legs from Legally Crafty Blog? Your front yard will be the talk of the town.
Outdoor Halloween Monsters
These DIY Outdoor Halloween Monsters by Amy Lanham will look great on your front porch and will complement your farmhouse chic fall decor.
Outdoor Halloween Ghosts
These Halloween Ghosts For Outdoors from Happiest Camper are made with fence posts!
Garbage Bag Ghosts
Deck out your shrubs with these DIY Garbage Bag Ghosts by Drugstore Divas.
Cheap DIY Halloween Decor: Paper Crafts & Printables
Looking for cheap DIY Halloween decor that’s easy to boot? If you have a printer, check out these free printables linked below.
Trick Or Treat Halloween Wall Art
This Free Printable Trick Or Treat Halloween Wall Art from Maple Planners is so pretty and about as easy a decoration as they come. Stick it in a frame!
Card Stock Skeleton
Print out this DIY Card Stock Skeleton from Drugstore Divas and cut out the pieces. Perfect for windows!
Printable Halloween Banner
Natasha from The Artisan Life suggests printing this Free Printable Halloween Banner on presentation paper for the best results. Hang it up anywhere. What could be easier?
Halloween Favor Bag
Throwing a party? Print and assemble these DIY Halloween Favor Bags from Party with Unicorns, and you’re good to go.
More Showstopping DIY Halloween Decor Ideas
We’re not done yet! Below are even more fabulous DIY Halloween decoration ideas that will make your house look amazing!
Halloween Christmas Tree
Why not get out the Christmas tree early and decorate it for Halloween? Learn How To Prep A SPOOKTACULAR Halloween Christmas Tree on Prep and Shine.
Halloween Spider Decoration
You’ll feel like a DIY wizard making this DIY Halloween Spider Decoration for your mantel from The Handyman’s Daughter.
I am so smitten with this cute DIY Halloween Terrarium from Sustain My Craft Habit. You can even adapt it for out-of-season decor and keep it up all year long!
Give your Himalayan Salt Lamp a seasonal job with this Easy and Thrifty Halloween Vignette from The Boondocks Blog.
Pretty Halloween Decor
Spider Web Embroidery
This Spider Web Embroidery With Free Pattern from Adventures of a DIY Mom is so pretty!
Halloween Skull Decor
This Halloween Skull Decor idea looks so professional, but Unique Creations by Anita makes it a fun and easy craft!
Old Book Floating Witch With Broom
How cute is this little witch? DIY & Crafts teaches you how to make it here: DIY Old Book Floating Witch With Broom Halloween Decor.
DIY Witch Hat
This Gorgeous DIY Witch Hat Halloween Decoration stands on its own, but DIY & Crafts also shows some great styling ideas in this post.
Treats Basket And Coin Purse
Who doesn’t love functional decor? Stash your treats in a Halloween Home Decor Sewing – Treats Basket And Coin Purse from Applegreen Cottage.
Phew. I’m ready to get crafting – how about you? Which one of these awesome DIY decor for Halloween projects do you want to try first?
Even MORE DIY Halloween Decor Ideas
In case 57 DIY Halloween Decor Ideas aren’t enough for you, here are a couple more! Happy crafting!