Yes, we love Halloween, but sometimes it can take a turn for the hokey. Don’t get us wrong, we love some cheesy decor every now and again, but we’re also happy when we can craft up some spooky stuff that doesn’t turn our house into one big corn-ball Halloween display.
Luckily, there are some pretty easy Halloween DIYs you can do that add some subtle eerieness or a pop of orange and black to your space without going too far. Check out these Halloween-themed crafts.
1. Vintage frames wreath
Wrap a standard grapevine wreath with burlap, lace, plastic spiders, and vintage frames to complete this haunted Halloween wreath. Spooky and stylish, this crafty wreath is perfect for your front door or above your fireplace!
2. Skeleton drink bucket
Gearing up for a big Halloween bash full of treats and drinks? Pick your poison with this festive DIY skeleton drink bucket! See how easy it is to make your own by following this quick tutorial.
3. Candy-filled balloon pumpkins
Create these candy-filled balloon pumpkins to give out as a cute party favor at your next Halloween party! With orange balloons, tissue paper, tape, a Sharpie and candy you can make these adorable balloon pumpkins in just a few minutes.
4. Mummy mason jar luminaries
Light up the night with DIY mummy mason jar luminaries! Use gauze bandage to wrap around clear mason jars, then add googly eyes and a flameless votive candle to complete these fun Halloween lights.
5. Halloween treat bags
DIY treat bags are a creative and inexpensive way to say thank you to guests for attending your Halloween party. Follow this step-by-step tutorial to learn how to make your own spooky-cool Halloween treat bags.
6. Candy corn pom-pom garland
Top off your Halloween display with a festive garland! Orange, yellow, and white yarn mix together to create this cheerful candy corn pom-pom garland. Get all of the details on this easy DIY garland to create your own this season.
7. Halloween chalkboard art
Have a haunting Halloween by decorating your home with fun Halloween wall art. Download this free printable, plus three other chalkboard art printables to hang in your home this season.
8. Halloween candy jar
You can never have enough candy around Halloween! Store your extra sweets in cute candy jars around the home. Learn how to make your own Halloween candy jar by following this easy tutorial.
9. Pumpkin apple stamps
Celebrate the festive season with this creative craft that’s perfect for kids! With cut apples, paint, and paper you can create these adorable pumpkin apple stamps to hang on your fridge or frame as wall art.
Originally posted October 2016. Updated October 2017.