6 Spell-Binding, Spooky, Spectacular DIY Halloween Decorating Ideas

You don’t live in King county or Pierce county for very long without realizing that Pacific Northwest home owners go all out when it comes to decorating – not just for Christmas and New Year’s, but for Halloween, as well. In fact, in some south Puget Sound area neighborhoods, you’ll find home owners going further with Halloween decorating than they do for any other season of the year!

While a lot of people may end up spending a lot of money decorating for Halloween this year, we wanted to help you out by giving you some DIY Halloween decorating ideas that won’t break the bank.

6 spell-binding, spooky, spectacular DIY Halloween decorating ideas that won’t break the bank

DIY Halloween decorating ideas1.  Super-easy but big and bold Frankenstein front door Halloween decorating idea

This is a great idea because everything you see here can be easily attached and just as easily removed so you won’t do any permanent damage to your door or front porch.  Using inexpensive white and black felt fabrics, you can put together a scary or not-so-scary version of Frankie like this one shown at parent-oriented blogs.babble.com to greet your guests.

2.  Painted pumpkin extravaganza! 

This project will take more time (and more pumpkins) but we couldn’t help but love the striped, harlequined and polka dotted pumpkins found on this front porch.  To create a tree like this one featured at followpics.com for your front door, all you’ll need is a roll of brown butcher paper from your local craft store and a pair of scissors.  Genius!!

3. Inspiring Entry Halloween decorating idea

Once guests have arrived to trick or treat or for your Halloween party, they’ll be delighted with this Halloween entry way decorating idea, which features branches sticking out of a pumpkin, with orange yarn and black cut out bats hanging from it’s limbs.  Also great in this goodhousekeeping.com feature are the paper votive covers and black basket filled with orange paper candy filled cones.

4.  DIY spider garland for Halloween decorating

Something you can hang in or out of doors, in your entry area or across the top of your Halloween party food table, this diy spider paper garland by simplifiedbee.com couldn’t be easier for you to make yourself!

5.  Halloween decorating ideas with party table pots

Using paint or paper, you can turn any inexpensive flower pot into an instant party decoration. Use decorated flower pots for Halloween to hold plastic tableware or to serve nuts and candies in on your Halloween party tablescape.  These flower pots shown at fun.familyeducation.com  also make great Halloween party favors to send home with guests, filled with treats, of course!

6.  Last but not least, Halloween brownies, Halloween chocolate bark and Mummified Cookies for your Halloween party.

At lanascooking.com,  Lana shares the recipes and how-to for creating these delicious Halloween desserts including mummified mummy cookies, orange and brown chocolate bark and adorable RIP chocolate cupcakes.

Decorating your home for the holidays is one of the most enjoyable aspects of home ownership for many. These budget-friendly DIY Halloween decorating ideas are a great place to start.