DIY Halloween Home Decor
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- | Thrift Shopping and DIY
Halloween is just around the corner, and spooky decorations are a must-have for any home during this season. If you’re looking to add a little extra charm or fright to your living space, then you’re in luck! Here are five DIY Halloween home decor ideas that will help you create the perfect Halloween atmosphere.
1. Spooky Silhouettes
Cut out spooky shapes like bats, witches, ghosts, and other creepy creatures using black paper. Then, stick them to a white background or hang them on a string to create a spooky garland. You can find other spooky items like tassels from pillows to use as ghosts on a garland!
2. Creepy Candles
Take plain white candles and wrap them in cheesecloth or gauze to create a mummy-like effect. Then, add fake spiders, cobwebs, or other creepy crawlies to complete the look! Or if you’re going for an Adams Family aesthetic, find thrifted candelabras for a classy Halloween look! Find muted-color accent elements such as dishes and fabrics to complement the your décor.
3. Ghostly Mason Jars
Take clear mason jars, or any glass container, and paint them with a thin layer of paint. Once it dries, draw ghostly faces and other spooky creatures on the jars using a black marker. Then, you can add a tea light inside the jar to create an ominous glow, or fill it with creepy-looking items.
4. Halloween Wreath
Create a wreath made of branches, leaves, and other natural materials. Then, add plastic spiders, skulls, or other Halloween-themed decorations to the wreath for your trick-or-treaters!
5. Spooky Centerpiece
Take a clear glass bowl and fill it with water. Add food coloring to the water to create a spooky hue. Then, add fake eyeballs, plastic spiders, or other creepy crawlies to the bowl to make a spooky centerpiece. You can add candelabras, candlesticks, and other thrifted décor items to add to your centerpiece! Or, simply take a pumpkin and decorate it for your themed festivities.
These are just a few DIY Halloween home decor ideas to get you started. With a little creativity and craftiness, you can create a spooky and fun atmosphere in your home this Halloween season!