18 Easy 3-Step Halloween Decorations
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18 Easy 3-Step Halloween Decorations

With Halloween creeping up in less than a month, it might seem impossible to squeeze in all of the pumpkin carving, costume designing, treat baking and home decorating you’re still dying to get done. Hoping to dress things up with no-carve gourds galore? Find creative ways to display party drinks and candy? Luckily, no matter how many last-minute projects you’ve got on your plate, these three-step DIYs will have your haunted abode looking totally spooktacular faster than you can even say “boo.”

1. Zombie Pumpkins: Who knew zombies could ever be quite so cute? DIY these for a Halloween party that delivers more smiles than screams. (via Arizona Foothills Magazine)

2. Pumpkin Cooler: Keep drinks cold inside a seasonal, stylish pumpkin. (via Martha Stewart)

3. Google-Eyed Pumpkin: Perfect for kid crafters, this googley gourd is one of the most spookily fun projects we’ve ever laid eyes on. (via Blog a la Cart)

4. Spooky Silhouettes: Cutouts and candles create scary shadows all through the night. (via Martha Stewart)

5. Pumpkin Silhouettes: Bring old-fashioned charm to your party by carving out customized silhouettes. (via Martha Stewart)

6. Gift-Wrapped Pumpkins: It’s still way too early to think about wrapping Christmas presents, but wrapping pumpkins? We’re all over it. (via Brit + Co)

7. Painted Skull: Bored with pumpkins? Skip them this year and give your decor a Dia de los Muertos vibe instead. (via Michaels)

8. Spider Web Doormat: DIY this web-inspired welcome mat, then add cobwebs to your door and front porch to get a super cinchy and cohesive look. (via Country Living)

9. Washi Tape Stirrers: Stir up some fun this Halloween with festive washi tape pennants. (via Brit + Co)

10. Hanging Bat Pumpkins: Halloween flair comes to your yard when you set up hanging pumpkins with painted-on bats. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

11. Stack-o’-Lantern: However you decide to decorate it, our patterned stack-o’-lantern’s as fun to make as it is pretty to display. (via Brit + Co)

12. Balloon-Dipped Candy Corn Jars: Don’t want to mess around with paint? Our tutorial helps you make candy corn mason jars using balloons. (via Brit + Co)

13. Crayon Art Pumpkin: Melted crayons are the secret to creating this vibrant pumpkin that oozes a beautiful rainbow of colors. (via The Swell Designer)

14. Black + White Painted Pumpkins: Three designs in just three steps each — we say make ‘em all! (via Country Living)

15. Glitter Pumpkins: Who doesn’t love a little extra glitter? Add it to your pumpkins for a posh, polished look. (via Martha Stewart)

16. Hair-Raising Tablecloth: A no-sew tablecloth is a frightfully fun accent for your dessert display or candy bar. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

17. Witchy Drink Bottles: Turn ordinary drinks into the ultimate witch’s brew with the help of a few spooky silhouettes. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

18. Skull Vignettes: Party guests will love these bone-chilling new additions to your home photo gallery. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

How do you like to decorate for Halloween? Will you be giving any three-step projects a try? Spill your thoughts below!