Halloween will be here before you know it. That means it鈥檚 time to whip out your Wonder Woman costume , craft glue, and get to dreaming about consuming *all* the pumpkin flavors and, of course, the candy. You can prepare for the spooktacular holiday by getting creative with your DIY Halloween decor now. That way, you鈥檒l save the stress of last-minute pumpkin carving and have plenty of decorations to use for years to come. With these 50 fun and unique ideas, you鈥檒l have the most festive house on the block, and maybe even the entire neighborhood!


1. Emoji Ghost Balloons: Why be spooky when you can be cute. I mean, who doesn鈥檛 love emojis?! (via Aww Sam )

Spider Web DIY Halloween Decorations

2. Hoop Spider Webs: This is a quick and easy craft that can create some pretty impressive decorations to greet guests at your next party. (via The Things She Makes )


3. Halloween String Flags: This bunting flag DIY will add a festive flair to a pumpkin-less porch. (via Popcorn and Chocolate )


4. Pom-Pom Spiders: Besides the fact that most of us are terrified of spiders, why is it that the thing we are so fearful of, we also find strangely adorable?! (via Taking Care of Monkey Business )


5. Bleeding Candle Decorations: These bleeding candle decorations are really easy and inexpensive to make. (via Revamperate )


6. Zombie Barbies: Calling all Walking Dead fans! This barbie zombie DIY is cute and scary. But remember, zombies鈥 only goal is to eat flesh. So look out! (via Crafts by Amanda )

Scary Pumpkin DIY Halloween Decorations

7. Spooky Pumpkin Pi帽ata: This spooktacular pi帽ata uses a paper lantern for the base shape, which saves time and hassle. (via Envato Tuts+ )


8. Hanging Spider Balloons: Could these spiders get any chicer? Nope! (via Studio DIY )


9. Blood Splattered Runner: Dexter called. He wants his table runner back. (via Brit + Co )


10. Halloween Banner: All of those spiders and monsters really don鈥檛 go with this lovely home decor. (via Brit + Co )


11. Hanging Bat Ornaments: Make a cute and easy hanging bat ornament within minutes. It鈥檚 just what your home needs for Halloween. (via Estefi Machado )

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

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

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

15. Gift-Wrapped Pumpkins: It鈥檚 still way too early to think about wrapping Christmas presents, but wrapping pumpkins? We鈥檙e all over it. (via Brit + Co )


16. Camp-O-Ween: Camping can get pretty scary with this Halloween-themed decor. (via Boxy Colonial )

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

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

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

20. Hanging Bat Pumpkins: Halloween flair instantly comes to your yard when you hang pumpkins with painted-on bats. (via Better Homes and Gardens )

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

22. Balloon-Dipped Candy Corn Jars: Don鈥檛 want to mess around with paint? Our tutorial helps you make candy corn mason jars using balloons . (via Brit + Co )

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

24. Black + White Painted Pumpkins: Three designs in just three steps each? We say make 鈥榚m all! (via Country Living )

25. Glitter Pumpkins: Why not sprinkle a little extra glitter this Halloween? Add it to your pumpkins for a posh, polished look. (via Martha Stewart )

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

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

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

Spider Pinata

29. Spider Pi帽ata: The crepe paper fringe on this guy makes for a super hairy, super scary spider. Make sure you don鈥檛 have any arachnophobes attending your party! (via Oh Happy Day )


30. Neutral Colors: Stick with vases and florals in simple hues (in this case, black and white) and arrange them in a hodgepodge of painted vases you can buy or DIY. (via Country Living )

Vampire Pumpkins

31. Fanged Pumpkins: This is an oldie, but we still love the mini Dracula pumpkins. We might try the added touch of painting his fangs red. (via Martha Stewart )

32. Apothecary Jars: Upcycling for the win! These jars are made from two-liter soda bottles. Genius and so affordable! (via Seeing Things )

Cross Stitch

33. Cross-Stitch Canvases: If cross-stitch isn鈥檛 your thing, try this jumbo (and much easier) version. Add a pumpkin on orange for a spooky triptych. (via Decor Hacks )

Spider Web

34. Yarn Spider Web: What a clever idea to have a tangled spider web strung up in a frame? We鈥檙e all caught up in this easy DIY. (via Dana Made It )

Tin Can Luminaries

35. Tin Can Luminaries: The best thing about these luminaries, as opposed to jack-o鈥-lanterns, is that you can use them again year after year. (via Jolly Mom )

Chicken Wire Ghost

36. Chicken Wire Ghost: For those of you with larger yards, we love these chicken wire ghosts. They鈥檒l definitely make trick-or-treaters do a double take! (via Wacky Archives )

Knitted Candy Corn

37. Knitted Candy Corn: If you鈥檙e a knitter, this is is the perfect Halloween DIY. Can we get one in beanie form, please? (via The Purl Bee )

38. Spooky Hoops: Use iron-on transfers to make these spooky hoops. They can easily be swapped out with other designs when Halloween is over. (via The Graphics Fairy )

Glowing Ghosts

39. Glowing Ghosts: These ghoulish balloons are just the thing to light the way down the halls in your haunted house. Just stick an LED inside. Hang them in the windows to give passers-by a chill! (via Martha Stewart )

Magnetic Spiders

40. Magnetic Spiders: Turn plastic spider rings into a swarm that鈥檚 straight out of Harry Potter鈥檚 Forbidden Forest. (via Delia Creates )

41. Spider Web Spin Art: Remember marble spin art from when you were a kid? Make these chic graphic spider webs by using a salad spinner. Genius! (via Armelle Blog )


42. Skull Candelabra: Trick out a normal candelabra by adding a few foam skulls from the craft store. Then you can add some fake spiderwebs for an even spookier effect. (via Dream Home DIY )

Bat Lamp

43. Full Moon Bat Lamp: Using a paper lantern to make this 鈥渇ull moon鈥 is super easy. All you need to do is cut out a few paper bats and glue them on. (via A Bit of Sunshine )

Door Mat

44. Halloween Doormat: They say to never let a black cat walk in front of your path, but we鈥檙e hoping it鈥檚 okay to walk over one. (via April鈥檚 Craft Nest)

Eyeball Votives

45. Googly Eye Votives: With these candle holders, there鈥檚 someone or something watching you everywhere you go. Cue evil witch laughter. (via Real Simple )

DIY Skull

46. DIY Skull Vase: Sometimes, creating a festive floral arrangement is as simple as finding a vase that fits your theme. This DIY involves a life-sized model skull and some of your favorite fresh fall flowers for an eerie table centerpiece. (via Honestly Yum )


47. DIY Halloween Wreath: Welcome guests with a Halloween wreath that isn鈥檛 too freaky. We love the dark florals and B+W color scheme here. (via The 36th Avenue )

48. DIY Candy Corn Flamingos: Add a little party to your lawn with these candy-inspired yard decorations. (via The Glitter in My Tea )

49. Colorful Halloween Wreath: Pretty pastel pumpkins FTW. (via Lovely Indeed )

50. DIY Pumpkin Decanters: Update your bar cart for the season with a tiny pumpkin and some paint. Then mix up some green cocktails for your epic party. (via A Kailo Chic Life )

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