19 Spook-tacular DIY Halloween Decor That’ll Make You Scream With Delight

Last Updated on July 14, 2024 by April

Halloween is coming soon, and the possibilities for DIY Halloween decor are endless. From spooky and cute to terrifying, there is a DIY for everyone. If you are looking for your next craft to do by yourself or with some friends so that you can decorate your home, you’ve come to the right place. Here are some of the best Halloween DIY Decor for indoors and outdoors.

Skull Candy Holder

DIY Halloween Decoration Idea-Skull Candy Holder

Found From Endlessly Inspired

If you don’t mind using power tools, then this is a super easy DIY that looks awesome! These spray-painted black skulls look best with a black and white themed Halloween decor theme. You can place them in front of your front door, on top of tables, or at the base of your stairs. Also, if you have the option to forgo the candle and place Halloween candy inside the top tray.

Floating Witch Hats & Candles

Floating Witch Hats and Candles for Halloween

See more details at Minimalisique

Upgrade your home’s Halloween ambiance by incorporating fun little witch hats and candles by hanging them from your ceiling. Complete the look by adding cute bat decals to your walls.

Wicked Witch Legs

Wicked Witch Legs in Bush DIY
Found From Grillo Designs

If you’re the type that enjoys a little humor with your scares, then this witch stuck in bush tutorial is the way to go. You get all the bright Halloween colors like green, purple, and orange with this easy DIY.

Glow in the Dark Pumpkins

Glow in the Dark Pumpkins
Found From One Little Project

In the daylight, these pumpkins are flat out adorable, but turn off the lights and reveal a spooky glow! If you’re not skilled at pumpkin carving, skip the knife and try this Halloween decor DIY out. Painting Halloween pumpkins is easy to do, especially if you use stencils.

Witches Brooms

Wicked Witch Broom Halloween Decor
Found From May Arts

If you don’t want to be searching all over the place for DIY supplies, then this one is super easy as brooms are simply found in the cleaning section of any store. To save even more money, save your old broom that no longer works for this Halloween decoration.


Spirit Jugs

Spirit Jugs DIY Halloween Decor

Found from Eighteen25

Short on cash? Just save up your jugs and light them up! It’s amazing what you can do with a low budget. You can encourage more kids to visit your home on Halloween by creating a well lit and fun environment.

Skulls Firepit

DIY Skull Fire Pit for Halloween
Found From Geeks Are Sexy

Everyone will be talking about this Halloween decoration after your holiday party. While this will work at any Halloween party, I recommend it for teens and adults. It might be a little too scary for some!

Tin Can Ghost

DIY Tin Can Ghost Halloween Front Yard Decor
Found From Chicken Scratch NY

These white tin can ghosts are a fantastic Halloween craft idea for kids. Minimal supplies are required for this Halloween craft, making it accessible for many budgets and skill levels. You can even teach them about upcycling in the process.

Halloween Candy Jar

If you’re planning on having a party with kids, then they’ll love feeling like they’re walking into a candy store. Candy corns are essential for completing your Halloween decor setup, and this is an awesome way to incorporate the candy.

Candy Corn Candle Jar

DIY Candy Corn Candle Halloween Party Decor
Found From Woman’s Day

Looking for some adult Halloween party decor? Candy corn doesn’t have to be kiddish all the time! This classy looking DIY candy corn jar with a candle will give your home a more mature vibe.

Garage Door Decor

Halloween Witch Garage Decor
Found From Instructables

Want to be the coolest house on the block? Try this DIY Halloween garage decor idea with witches and black cats.

Wine Glasses

DIY Halloween Wine Glasses

Found From The Keeper of the Cheerios

Want some innocent fun added to your wine? Just add cute Halloween faces.  Let your creativity spill out, then see what stems from there.

Glow in the Dark Pumpkin

DIY Glow in the Dark Pumpkin

Found From So Craftastic

If you’re the type that likes to get creative with your designs, then make this one your own.  Just copy the materials, but have some fun with it.

Floating Candles

DIY Halloween Floating Candle Decor
Found From Eating Bender

Now, this is AWESOME.  Your visitors will be so impressed.

Magnetic Spiders

With the bright colored door, this is absolutely adorable. If your door is black, you’ll get a super creepy result.

Dollar Store Village

DIY Dollar Store Spooky Village

Found From The 36th Avenue

This Halloween town is GENIUS and SO EASY. You can find cheap little pieces to make your own from the dollar store.

Floating Ghost

Easy and Cheap DIY Ghost Halloween Decor
Found From Love and Laundry

If you want a simple and clean appearance to your home and yard, then black and white is the way to go.

Spell Book

Found From eHow

I would have never thought of this one myself, but I love it! How creative! Here is the video tutorial from eHow.

Spray Paint Pumpkin

DIY Gold Spray Painted Halloween Pumpkin Candy Holder
Found From Hip 2 Save

Using a faux pumpkin instead of a real one will save you a ton of money. It is also a great no-carve craft if you’re looking for a kids craft. Grab some plastic jack-o-laterns from your local dollar store and spray paint them gold.

More DIY Halloween Decor

These inspirational ideas DIY Halloween Decor are fantastic. Still, if you want to pull out all the stops without killing your budget, you have to look at these incredible Halloween hacks.  They’re so good it’s scary!


Whether you are going for an upscale look or something fun and cute, there are so many ideas out there to try out. The best part is it is much cheaper to DIY it up rather than buying pre-made. Which decoration is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!

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