Halloween is right around the corner. Prepping for parties, buying treats, and conjuring up costumes make anyone giddy with anticipation. However, creating our own unique Halloween décor is extra exciting. In this edition of Treetopia Loves, we present six easy DIY Halloween decorations.
Yarn-wrapped Monster Canisters
These creepy creature canisters from our very own Jennifer Perkins are a fun project to get the kids excited for Halloween. Simply wrap the canisters with some yarn. Make sure to use glue to keep them from unraveling. Use yarn and felt to create your own unique Halloween characters! Learn more about this DIY Halloween decoratins project here.
Drip Pots DIY Halloween Decorations
Jen created these easy Halloween Drip Pots as transitional mantelpiece décor. The orange pot blends well with black and white for Halloween. But, you can experiment with different colors or add in a couple of witch legs, like the ones found here.
Spooky Paper Lanterns
Lia Griffith’s Paper Lanterns are a fantastic way to light up your front yard for trick-or-treaters. Cut out lanterns from black metallic paper. For a frosted “glass” effect, use white vellum. Put tea lights inside the lanterns for an eerie glow. For the full tutorial, including printable templates, head on over to Lia Griffith’s post here.
Tip: As a precaution, we recommend using battery-operated LED tea lights.
A diorama is a great way to set the tone for your themed parties, and Karen’s Pumpkin Die-Orama hits the nail on the head for Halloween. According to her,” the absolute BEST part about it is you can do ANYTHING. Scary, cute, childlike, eerie.” Get inspired to create your own Halloween diorama by visiting her post at The Art of Doing Stuff.
Black and White Halloween Topiary
If you don’t mind getting your hands dirty, check out this amazing pumpkin topiary project. Jennifer Hadfield, the creator of Tatertots and Jello, used five pre-lit Halloween pumpkins, a wood dowel, a pot, some primer, and spray paint to create this black and white display. Get the full instructions here.
Poison Jars and Bottles
Desiree from The 36th Avenue created these bewitching DIY Halloween decorations using glass bottles and jars. She painted them with chalkboard paint and glass stain. These versatile “poison” jars and bottles can be used on your as mantel as décor, a tabletop centerpiece, or part of your porch decorations. Learn more by visiting her post here.
Even More DIY Halloween Decorations
Finally, why not decorate a Christmas tree for Halloween? Set it up in a covered outdoor area like your patio to serve as a signal that you’re handing out treats.
Let your kids in on the fun and have a crafting session with with these creepy DIY ornament ideas. Hang them on your tree for an extra scary skela-bration!
- Kid-friendly Halloween Diorama Ornaments
- Slithering Snake Halloween Bouquet Ornaments
- The Purrrfect DIY Black Cat Ornaments for Your Halloween Tree
- Extra Creepy DIY Doll Part Stew Halloween Ornaments
- DIY Felt Monster Ornaments for Your Halloween Tree
Create unique Halloween party accents with these six easy DIY Halloween decorations gathered from Treetopia’s favorite bloggers. Which of these are you excited to create? Tell us in the comments section below!