DIY Halloween Decorations

Get ready for Halloween now by working on some of these DIY Halloween decorations.

DIY Halloween Decorations

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes” - William Shakespeare, Macbeth

This is not my usual geeky post. But I was not going to let it go to waste. I had an idiot attack when I was writing an article for a client. They wanted outdoor DIY Halloween decorations. I didn’t realize my stupidity until it was too late.


Oh well, here is my post on DIY Halloween Decorations. If you love decorating for Halloween and are crafty, I hope you find some projects you will want to work on.



Below are 35 DIY Halloween Decorations


1. YOU CAN MAKE THIS AWESOME PRE CUT 3D HALLOWEEN HAUNTED HOUSE KIT! ORANGE LIGHTS & BATTERIES INCLUDED! FUN DIY HALLOWEEN DECOR

Impress your friends by making a spooky, light-up haunted house. It would look great sitting in the middle of your table or in front of a widow with your light turned off. The house is made out of heavy weight card stock and has vellum for windows.


The spooky house is a fun build that was designed for adults. It is a fairly easy project that can be completed in a single afternoon. Included are all the pieces pre-cut and scored. You also get LED lights and a small package of spider webbing.



2. HALLOWEEN CANDLE MAKING KIT - HALLOWEEN CRAFT KIT FOR ADULTS - HALLOWEEN HOME DECOR - HALLOWEEN GIFT - CRAFT FOR KIDS - PUMPKIN CANDLE

Get into the Halloween spirit with this DIY Halloween candle making kit. They will make cute, unique decorations. The kit comes with detailed instructions, 2 decorative spiders, 4 decorative eyes, 1 pumpkin cookie cutter, cotton wicks, and 7 natural beeswax sheets.



3. COFFIN BACKPACK LEATHER PATTERN PDF - BY LEATHERHUB

I am always in absolute awe of the DIY projects from Leather Hub Patterns. Their patterns are amazing. And this one is the perfect DIY Halloween project. If you are into leatherworking, check out this amazing coffin backpack. The PDF download is 14 pages long. There is also a video tutorial.


4. MEDIEVAL GARGOYLE PDF FELT SEWING PATTERN

This is an impressive Halloween DIY project. It is an advanced level felt sewing pattern intended for anyone that loves horror movies and décor. If you are a fan of gargoyles, you will enjoy making this large plushie. It is intended to be sewn with a sewing machine.


If you need a gargoyle to guard your stuff, this is your man. He takes his job seriously. Completed, the plush gargoyle will measure about 33 inches tall sitting (legs do not straighten). He has poseable arms, claws, and wings.


5. DIY HALLOWEEN APOTHECARY JARS

Grab your old empty medicine bottles and spice containers and make a variety of apothecary jars using this free DIY handmade crafts tutorial.


6. HALLOWEEN HOUSE ON THE HILL MINI CUSHION CROSS STITCH KIT, SHEENA ROGERS DESIGNSE

Not only will this finished Halloween cross stitch pattern make an absolutely beautiful addition to your holiday decorations, but it will also become a family heirloom. This gorgeous mini cushion will get plenty of use year after year.



7. HALLOWEEN BALLOON GARLAND | PINK AND BLACK HALLOWEEN DECOR | PINK HALLOWEEN BALLOONS | HALLOWEEN BALLOON ARCH | PINK HALLOWEEN DECOR | FALL

Not all DIY projects have to be labor intensive. You can still get crafty with balloons. Are you throwing a Halloween party this year? Make the atmosphere a little more festive with balloon garland. This kit includes everything you need to make the garland plush, including written and video instructions.


8. DIY HALLOWEEN CRAFT KIT, FALL CRAFT, CRAFTS FOR ADULTS, PROJECT KIT, PUMPKIN GHOST FRANKENSTEIN, HOW TO MAKE WOOD SIGNS, WOOD BLOCKS STENCIL

If you enjoy painting this would be a fun DIY Halloween project. You can order just the stencils and get your own blocks at your local craft store or buy the whole kit.



9. DIY SPOOKY CRYSTAL BALL HALLOWEEN CANDLESTICKS

Make these spooky crystal balls to terrify your guests. These Halloween DIY projects are fun and quick to make. All you need are inkjet transparency film, candlesticks, black spray paint, clear glass Christmas bulbs, a candle, and hot glue.



10. HALLOWEEN 31 - DIY HALLOWEEN WOOD HOME DECOR

This is a Halloween DIY kit. It includes the wood pieces, cardstock, sheer black glitter ribbon, rhinestones, and instructions. You only have to provide the paint and glue.



11. DIY/ PAINTED JACK O LANTERNS/ HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS/ HALLOWEEN DECOR/ PUMPKINS/PUMPKIN/WOODEN PUMPKIN

Are you looking for a kid’s DIY craft project? Look no further. These wooden Halloween jack-o-lanterns are easy to assemble, and they can be pained. The lanterns are made from 1/8” birch plywood.



12. GHOST PAPERCRAFT PDF, SVG, SILHOUETTE STUDIO TEMPLATE FOR CREATING 3D GHOST HALLOWEEN, DIY LOW POLY HALLOWEEN DECOR OR HALLOWEEN GIFT

Do you have a Cricut or comparable die cutting machine? This template can be cut with your machine or printed and cut out by hand. Included is a video tutorial. The download includes a printable PDF, SVG file, and Silhouette Studio file. If you are printing the pattern, you will need A4 size paper.



13. HALLOWEEN BATS PDF SEWING PATTERN, HALLOWEEN SEWING PATTERN, BAT SEWING PATTERN, BAT PATTERN, SEW A BAT

Make a whole set of DIY Halloween decorations using this sewing pattern. You can sew a cute bat in 3 sizes. They make great decorations or give them to the kids to fly around the house. The little bats can be completed by anyone who knows the basics of using a sewing machine.



14. HALLOWEEN EYEBALL CROCHET COASTER PATTERN

Check out this free crochet pattern from Stitch by Fay. These cute eyeball coasters make great Halloween decorations. You can even change the color of the iris.



15. DIY 7X4" HALLOWEEN BAT STRING ART KIT

Have you ever tried string art? It is a fun crafting technique that uses a wood board, nails, and string. This Halloween crafting kit includes everything you need to make a black bat, including the googly eyes. The finished piece measures approximately 7 inches x 4 inches.


16. PDF PATTERN TO MAKE THE FELT FIGURES OF FRANKENSTEIN AND HIS BRIDE.

Is this the most adorable couple ever? This horror felt sewing pattern PDF download comes with both Frankenstein's monster and the Bride of Frankenstein. Finished, each doll will measure approximately 8" tall.


17. PATTERN ONLY LARGE FLYING FOX BAT CROCHET PATTERN

If you are looking to crochet a large bat, this one is perfect. You can make a few of these to decorate your home to spook the trick-or-treaters. Each toe is movable, so it can cling to small branches with its feet.


Completed, this crochet bat measures 1 foot tall. It has a wingspan of 20 inches.



18. HIPPIE HALLOWEEN PAINT BY NUMBER KIT,FALL DECOR,DIY KIT,HALLOWEEN, ADULT PAINT BY NUMBER,PAINT YOUR OWN KIT,DIY CRAFT KIT, HALLOWEEN DECOR,

Not every DIY Halloween decoration has to be spooky. Check out this awesome painting kit. It features a fun and whimsical hippie ghost. Included in the kit is everything you need to create your own piece of modern art.


19. HALLOWEEN GNOME KNITTING PATTERN, HALLOWEEN GIFT, STUFFED MINI GNOME, KEYCHAIN TUTORIAL ENGLISH PDF.

Not all amigurumi patterns are crochet. These adorable gnomes are knitting patterns. The PDF download includes step-by-step instructions and photos.



20. NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS AMIGURUMI PATTERNS / 4 PATTERNS PACK / PDF FILES / CROCHET PATTERN

Do you love amigurumi? How about the Nightmare Before Christmas? If you answered yes to both, why not work up these adorable NBC figures? You could easily use them as Halloween decorations, add them to you Nightmare Before Christmas collection, or give them to your favorite little ones.


21. CANDY CORN STUFFIE – FREE HALLOWEEN SEWING PATTERN

With this free sewing tutorial, you will learn how to make a cute candy corn stuffie. These would make cute decorations that the kids will love.



22. SORRY WE'RE CURSED! CROSS STITCH CRAFT KIT - COMPLETE DIY KIT - EVERYTHING YOU NEED FOR A STABBY HOBBY & DO IT YOURSELF HALLOWEEN CRAFT KIT

This beginner-friendly cross stitch kit has everything you need, including the embroidery hoop. Once complete, hang this Halloween decoration next to your front door.



23. CROCHET HALLOWEEN GNOMES AMIGURUMI BUNDLE PATTERNS PDF SAM CROCHET SKELETON GNOME PATTERN MUMMY GNOME SPIDER GNOME CTHULHU AMIGURUMI PATTERN

Crochet a whole set of creepy Halloween gnomes. Included are a Cthulhu, Sam, Jack Skellington, Mummy, and a spider gnome. To complete these patterns, you will need to have previous amigurumi experience.



24. PDF SEWING PATTERN TO MAKE A FELT PUMPKIN

Make several of these pumpkins to adorn your mantlepiece or use them as centerpieces. This is a PDF sewing pattern. Included in the download are instructions in both Spanish and English. It is a medium level hand sewing pattern. The completed pumpkin will measure about 8.6 inches high (22 cm).




25. SEW YOUR OWN FRIENDLY BATS FELT CRAFT KIT, DIY HALLOWEEN, BAT ORNAMENT, HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS, CUTE BAT, DIY BATS, SEW YOUR OWN, BATS

Are you a felt crafter? If so, you can make these cute little bats to add to your Halloween decorations. It is a beginner-friendly crafting kit that includes everything you need to make an adult and baby bat.



26. PDF PATTERN LEATHER PUMPKIN JACK O' LANTERN BAG

Are you a felt crafter? If so, you can make these cute little bats to add to your Halloween decorations. It is a beginner-friendly crafting kit that includes everything you need to make an adult and baby bat.



27. HALLOWEEN: DIY CHICKEN WIRE PUMPKIN

This DIY Halloween decoration comes together quickly. If you have a Joann Fabrics, Hobby Lobby, or Michaels nearby, you can often find cute wire pumpkins and other Halloween decorations. All you have to do is paint the frame and add whatever embellishments you want.



28. PDF PATTERN AND TUTORIAL. VAMPIRE AND HIS COFFIN. FELT DOLL. HALLOWEEN PATTERN. HALLOWEEN DECORATION.

This would make an amazing DIY Halloween decoration. Not only does it include the felt sewing pattern for Dracula, but you also get instructions for making his coffin too.


Completed, the vampire will measure approximately 6.7 inches (17 cm) tall. The coffin will measure about 7.5 inches (19 cm) tall. It is a fairly simple pattern that could be completed by an advanced beginner.



29. POISONED APPLE CROCHET PATTERN / AMIGURUMI APPLE PDF ENGLISH PATTERN / HALLOWEEN TOY PATTERN

How cute is this poison apple? This amigurumi pattern consists of 8 pages of step-by-step instructions and more than 20 photos. Completed, the Sleeping Beauty poisoned apple will measure about 4” tall.



30. MACRAME BAT DIY KIT - MAKE YOUR OWN MACRAME BAT WALL HANGING FOR HALLOWEEN, DIY KITS, GIFT SET, DIY ACTIVITY, GROUP ACTIVITY

Here is a complete macrame bat DIY Halloween craft kit. It includes all the needed supplies and step-by-step instructions. To make the bat, you will need basic knowledge of macrame knots and be comfortable with double half hitch knots.



31. PUMPKIN PAPERCRAFT PDF, SVG, SILHOUETTE STUDIO TEMPLATE FOR CREATING 3D PUMPKIN HALLOWEEN, DIY LOW POLY HALLOWEEN DECOR OR HALLOWEEN GIFT

Instead of buying a real pumpkin that will rot in a few days, make a paper pumpkin you can use for years. To make this amazing paper pumpkin you will need an electric die-cutting machine such as a Cricut or Silhouette that is compatible with SVG files. And since it is a downloadable SVG file, you can use it over and over again to make countless DIY outdoor Halloween decorations.


To learn the process of making this pumpkin, the designer has a free video tutorial for you to watch. The finished dimension of the pumpkin is 11.81 inches (300 mm) high x 11.81 inches (300 mm) wide x 12.20 inches (310 mm) deep.



32. PDF PATTERN. EVIL KITTY BLACK CAT GOTHIC FELT PATTERN

If you are making the hell hound, you need the evil kitty too to keep it company.


The completed felt doll will measure close to 9.45 inches (24 cm) tall by 5.90 (15 cm) wide. Included are a step-by-step picture tutorial, a supplies list, and full-size felt templates.



33. HALLOWEEN: EYEBALL LOLLIPOP ROSE BOUQUET

Creep our all your dinner guests with this eyeball bouquet. It would make the perfect centerpiece. You can make the DIY Halloween decoration using a Styrofoam ball or cone.


34. MICHAEL (CROCHET PATTERN)

How about adding this creepy little Michael Myers to your horror collection? Look how disturbing his little face looks. Hahaha!!!


This is an intermediate level Halloween crochet pattern. You will need to know chain, single crochet, half double crochet, double crochet, increases, and decreases.