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Is it beginning to look a little spooky around your neighbourhood? Maybe you have already spotted some scary skeletons, witches, black cats and gravestones on front lawns around town.
Halloween is a special time to make happy family memories, and let your creativity flow with DIY decorating.
If you need some inspiration to get started on making your own Halloween decorations, we’ve found some fun DIY projects. All you need is a little time, your imagination and a few everyday items you can find around the house and at your local hardware store.
We’ve put together some of our top picks from some talented do-it-yourselfers!
This giant spider web will certainly be seen from a distance as it welcomes trick or treaters to your home!
You’ll need about half an hour and the following supplies:
See it here on Decor Hint.
Here’s a fun and easy DIY project that will be sure to excite the neighbourhood! Simply paint large beach balls, hopper balls or plastic pumpkins white, then add black and green or the colour of your choice for the eye, for some scary fun in your front yard.
Read more about how to make Spooky Bush Eyes.
Light up your front yard with these glowing ghosts! Easy to make and spooky fun for the trick or treaters in your neighbourhood!
You will need:
See more pictures and learn how to make tomato cage ghosts.
A spooky black cat is a must for a frightening Halloween. Here’s a very scary kitty you can make with plywood and a jigsaw blade.
Supplies you’ll need:
Download the Halloween Scaredy Cat Template here.
No truly frightening yard can do without creepy tombstones. Make your own realistic tombstones with this easy-to-follow tutorial.
What do you need?
See how to make them on Cut The Wood.
Every house needs a witch for Halloween, and with this easy DIY project, you can conjure up an entire coven! This is a fun project your kids will want to help you with.
Learn how to make your own Halloween Witch on Cras' Crazy Creations.
Which way is the witch? Give your trick or treaters a little help and guide them to all the fun at your house with this colourful sign post. You can make the individual signs and then fasten them to a tree or post on your property.
You only need a few supplies:
If you have a little more time before Halloween, try this fun woodworking DIY project. You can make your own haunted house display complete with lights – just follow along the instructions in the helpful video tutorials.
See the 4-step video series on Instructables.
There are so many ways to have a frighteningly good time this Halloween with these easy and thrifty DIY decorations!