DIY Halloween Decorations

This year’s crop of Queens is even more of a scream with Kings thrown into the crazy mix. Get ready to have your creative bone tickled, as each one tricks out an artificial Christmas tree with DIY Halloween decorations. All hail to their crafty majesties!

#1 Terrifying Tentacles

tentacle DIY Halloween decorations

Mark La Ferney cracked his crafty knuckles and turned the Pretty in Pink Tree into a deadly witch potion. What’s the secret ingredient? Giant pink tentacles made out of pool noodles that look like they’re just dying to grab you! Slither on over to The Slumbering Alligator blog to learn how to make these Kraken-like limbs, as well as slime blobs, eerie eyeballs, and more!

#2 A Host of Ghosts

ghosts DIY halloween decorations

Jennie Larsen’s classic and rustic take on a Halloween tree is an oh-so-sweet contrast between the bright colors of fall and the pale beauty of the Winter White Christmas Tree. Now that’s what we call a pretty picture! Jennie created two kinds of cute ghosts with googly eyes to hang on her tree along with other DIY Halloween decorations. Read her post on the Craft-O-Maniac blog to find out how to make these!

#3 Frankie’s Brain Bolts

frankenstein inspired DIY Halloween decorations

It’s Halloween all year ‘round for Miranda Eznor! Her experiment on green ornaments and hardware was an electrifying success! She hung them on the No. 2 Pencil Tree along with other DIY decorations to create a fitting tribute to Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein. Shuffle on over to the Spooky Halloween blog to learn how to make them.

#4 Movie Poster Madness

haunted film house DIY halloween decorationsMaking a comeback from last year’s Halloween Queens & Kings lineup are Dennis Setteducati and Andrew Boza. They turned the Tinkerbell Silver Christmas Tree into a remake of an abandoned movie theater. To name a few of their DIY decorations, they made a skull usher with 3D glasses, film reels, and popcorn in paper bags. Their classic movie poster ornaments get a starring role! Lumber on over to the Crafty Lumberjacks blog to learn how to make these and the rest! We promise you this tree will have you clinging to the edge of your seats.

#5 Dreamy Haunted Houses

haunted house DIY Halloween decorations

John Lavelle incorporated the mystery of your neighborhood’s haunted house into his Halloween tree design. For his DIY décor, he fashioned mini haunted houses made of paper and hung these on a Tuxedo Black Tree. Glide on over to The Art Dream blog to learn how.

#6 Scary Skulls

Natalie Shaw’s gorgeous decorating theme for the True Blue Tree is straight out of an Edgar Allan Poe tale. An assortment of skulls, copper pumpkins, gold and copper ornaments, a framed greeting, and crow tree topper are just some of the DIY décor that makes her Halloween tree a true ode to the Master of Horror. Swoop down to the Doodlecraft blog to discover how to make these on your own.

#7 Mystic Moons

mystic moons DIY Halloween decorations

For her Halloween DIY decorations, our brand ambassador Jen Perkins waved her crafty wand to conjure up dramatic Mystic Moon ornaments and hung them on the unique Zebra Striped Christmas Tree! Check out her blog post to learn how to craft the moons on your own!

A big shout out to our seven royals for their imaginative and boo-tiful decorations! We hope they inspire you to create your best Halloween decorations yet. Don’t forget to check out our website to browse our collection of colorful artificial Christmas trees!

99 Comments

  1. Tarrah B Lenahan Reply

    I love all of this post! Thank you for the ideas and the chance to win♡

  2. Hope Gable Reply

    Absolutely love the movie poster madness. Would love to decorate my living room like that.

  3. Meg Tucker Reply

    Seriously, how am I supposed to choose for ALL of them? Every single tree is just so creative! I have the white tree set that comes with 3 so I can see my copying #2 A Host of Ghosts but on a smaller scale. The Dreamy haunted houses are adorable too!

  4. Kellie Reynolds Reply

    I love the little haunted houses! They look store bought.

  5. Bob Aycock Reply

    I’ve been putting up a small 4 ft black Halloween tree for about 8 years now, but this year I really want to put up my Winter White Christmas Tree as well. These are some great DIY ideas for easy decorations I can make for it.

  6. Great trees from all the designers. I would love to win a treetopia tree. Otherwise will save up for my own.

  7. I absolutely love the octopus tree – how creative and amazing!

  8. Tashia Levier Reply

    Halloween is my favorite Holiday and I love the idea of Halloween treea

  9. I love the Dreamy Haunted Houses! They are like the Putz glitter Christmas houses but HALLOWEEN! This would be a fun project for a stormy Autumn weekend

  10. I never thought of a white tree for Halloween, but it looks absolutely fantastic!! I’m so impressed 💖

  11. The movie theme tree left me speechless! I’ve never seen anything so amazing what a fantastic idea!

  12. VERY creative! Especially like the ‘Dreamy Haunted Houses’. Simple, not too over the top. ALL quite impressive!

  13. These are all absolutely fantastic!!! I especially love #2 A Host of Ghosts

  14. #4 Movie Poster Madness! All were great but the tree was perfect and the blob poster just solidified my vote! Awesome job!!!

  15. Rachel Mertz Reply

    This page has truly inspired my husband and I. We had no idea how dull our tree was until we saw these fun photos! We definitely plan to liven things up this year!

  16. Stanley Lindstadt Reply

    very colorful and much more fun than traditional decoratinos

  17. I love how they decorated the blue tree and still made it look perfect for Halloween!

  18. John Henderson Reply

    My favorite one is #1 Terrifying Tentacles. It is not so scary to frighten kids.

  19. The movie poster tree is one of the coolest and nostalgic trees I’ve ever seen:)

  20. These are all so awesome! My favorite is #2 A Host of Ghosts. I love the adorable ornaments! The white tree is a unique and cool choice for Halloween too.

  21. Joelle Iuculano Reply

    Living for the 3D glasses skeletons on the tree in front of the blob poster! Amaze balls!!!

  22. Vikki L Billings Reply

    I really love the white Christmas tree, its super cute and something that I would love in my home.

  23. Johnna Allen Reply

    Terrifying Tentacles is terrifying! My granddaughters would love all that pink, but it just scares me. 🙂

  24. Trina Snow Reply

    These are so novel! I love the idea someone was really thinking on this one.

  25. Kristy L Sawyer Reply

    A Halloween tree is such a neat idea. So many pretty ones hard to choose

  26. I love these ideas. They are so cute. I will definitely be trying to do them.

  27. Krystal Smith Reply

    I am so glad I found this page!! I love all things Christmas and this will give me some decoration inspiration!!

  28. Lori H Carey Reply

    The octopus tree is amazing! I am amazed at all of the creativity surrounding all these trees!

  29. Tiffany Stiles Reply

    I love them all but the scary skulls are my favorite. Great job!

  30. April Williams Reply

    Absolutely amazing ideas! I especially love the Host of Ghost. I think it could make an easy transformation to Thanksgiving by removing ghosts and Halloween colors then simply adding fall colors and/or leaves to go with the pumpkins.

  31. Darlene Miller Reply

    Love all the trees an decorations wish I had the room for all of them !

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