Quick and Easy Halloween DIY Projects

These quick and easy Halloween DIY projects will add some seasonal decor to your home but won’t break either the time or the money bank.

This is such a busy time of the year.  And the expenses associated with the upcoming holidays means that I don’t want to spend a lot of either money or time on my decorating for such a short holiday like Halloween.  It seems to be over in a flash and then it’s on to Thanksgiving and Christmas.  These quick and easy Halloween DIY projects are prefect for me. Easy to make and inexpensive on supplies. What’s not to like?These  easy DIY Halloween decor ideas are quick to do and can be done on a budget too.

Got a pumpkin? Turn it into a drink holder.  Just scoop out the flesh and seeds (save them for later) and line it with a Dollar Store plastic blow and fill with ice.  Perfect ice bucket for a Halloween party!

This Halloween pumpkin makes a super drink holder for your holiday party.

How cute are these Halloween table decorations. They are made from an old paint can and some plant pots. Get the tutorials at This Girl’s Life Blog.Frankenstein and Jack O Lantern DIY project from thisgirlslifeblog.com

These cute Halloween ghost cost me practically nothing.  I used an old mail box post, and painted the faces. A Dollar store ribbon left over from another project added the details. See the tutorial here.

Halloween scrap wood ghosts with neckties and hair

 This is such a simple project but I love the way it looks on a table. Get the tutorial for this foam ghost project on Reasons to Skip The Housework.DIY foam ghosts from reasonstoskipthehousework.comThis cute scarecrow door decoration adds a lot of curb appeal to my front entry.  I made this adorable guy from an old garden hat that had a hole in it and a few inexpensive craft supplies.  See how I did the project here. 

Scarecrow wreath autumn door decoration

These cute Halloween party bags require just a few supplies and are easy to put together. The local trick or treaters will love them.  See how to do them on Dear Creatives.Halloween party bags from dearcreavites.com

My friend Carlene from Organized clutter does the best junk craft projects.  This one features a rusty old gear.  See her tutorial here

Rusty junk pumpkin

This Boo to you Wood Sign project takes a bit more time to do but is so cute.  You can see the tutorial at Typically Simple.http://typicallysimple.com/boo-to-you-halloween-sign/ from typicallysimple.com

If you have some scrap paper and a bit of felt, you can make these scrap book paper pumpkins. So easy to do and you can use whatever color you like.  See how to do them here.

finished paper pumpkin

 Do you still need some more inspiration? Try one of these inexpensive ideas.

1. Slithering Snake Door Mat. 

2. Scaredy Cat Halloween Tablecloth. 

3. How to decoupage a Pumpkin. 

4. Spiderweb Trick or Treat Boxes.

5. No carve Vampire Pumpkin.

6. Spooky House O Lantern. 

7. DIY Yarn Pumpkins.

8. Black cat and Mouse Pumpkin Painting.

9. Caterpillar Painted Pumpkins. 

10. Kitty Pumpkin Fall Decoration. (This one is a bit more work but SO cute.)

11. Pumpkin Pillow Made from a Placemat.

12. Harvest Blessings Pumpkin.

13. Pumpkin Spiders.

14. DIY Pumpkin Mummies.

15. Tiered Pumpkin Planters.

16. Footprint Ghosts.

17. Dead witch Doormat.

Do you decorate for Halloween? What is your favorite DIY project?

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