Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

40 Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

Halloween is coming! It is true that these are American festivals and that what we celebrate is All Saints’ Day at the national level, La Castanyada in Catalonia, and Magisto in Galicia. However, celebrating Halloween is the perfect excuse to dress up and have parties at home. Here are some ideas to decorate your house with homemade crafts for a Halloween party.

Doormat of the Witch of the East (The Wizard of Oz)

Let the party begin! But first … Let’s see who dares to enter your home with this rug!

With this craft with which you will take advantage of the doormat in your house, you will surprise your guests as soon as they arrive:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

The witch in the photo is just any witch and not the Witch of the East from The Wizard of Oz because her stockings should be black and white and her shoes red, but that also looks great, right?

You will need a doormat, preferably black and white striped socks, pool noodles or papers to fill the socks, and preferably red shoes.

Difficulty level: Easy.

You can also put the legs next to a wall so that it really looks like the house has fallen on top of it:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

Terrifying front door

Will they dare to pass the threshold of the door?

Give a gloomy touch to the entrance of the house with a handful of bats that watch over it:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need one of these bat silhouettes, black cardboard or felt scissors, and blue tag or masking tape.

Difficulty level: very easy. 

Illumination with ghostly garlands

Every party needs proper lighting. If it is a Halloween party, you will also need ghosts … If we put the two ideas together, we have these beautiful garlands of ghosts that are very easy to make, which will serve as a homemade Halloween decoration: you don’t have to be a crafts expert to do this!

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a garland of round bulbs, white cloth, white thread, scissors, and a permanent marker.

Difficulty level: easy.

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a string of Christmas tree lights, plastic cups, and googly eyes.

Difficulty level: Easy.

If you are more like witches than ghosts, we invite you to make a luminous garland with black cats. It’s very easy to do:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a strip of lights, black cardboard, scissors.

Difficulty level: very easy. 

Possessed family

This idea to decorate on Halloween is super original and personalized: print black and white photos of the family and use red garland light bulbs and other details to give you:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a strip of red lights, black and white photos, cotton, scissors.

Difficulty level: easy.

Ice bucket with a pumpkin

Can you think of a more original way to keep your drinks cold on Halloween? Half a pumpkin will suffice for this homemade Halloween decorating idea.

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need half a pumpkin, a knife to empty it, and ice cubes.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

Centerpieces for Halloween

Another way to decorate the table is to empty a pumpkin and make a nice and original centerpiece for Halloween with it:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a pumpkin, flowers, knife.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

If you don’t want to have to fiddle with a pumpkin, you can just make black paper flowers!

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a fountain or vase where to place the flowers, crepe paper, or tissue paper.

Difficulty level: medium.

Platanasmas and Mandalabazas

Not sure what to put for dessert? If you are on a diet or do not want to start cooking pastries, bet on these amazing Platanasmas (Banana-Ghost) and Mandalabazas (Mandarina-Calabaza):

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need half a banana and chocolate chips or raisins for the Platasmas and mandarins and celery for the Mandalabazas.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

You can also work on it a little more and make ice cream “Platanasmas” like the ones in the photo below:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need coconut butter or white chocolate for the topping, raisins for the eyes, and banana.

Difficulty level: Easy.

The broom piñata

With this broom, more than one will ask to be spanked in the ass … And it is filled with candy!

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a broomstick, two paper bags per broom, black tape, scissors, candy.

Difficulty level: easy.

Vampiric napkin holder

If in your Halloween celebration there is a dinner in between to sink your teeth into, in your homemade Halloween decoration with crafts you cannot miss these napkin rings. They are nothing more than vampire dentures from the bazaar used as such, but they look great. Also, you can put them on later!

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need plastic vampire dentures.

Difficulty level: Extremely easy.

Ghostly mirror

A ghost reflected in the mirror! A very original idea and easy to do, with translucent vinyl paper:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need translucent vinyl adhesive paper, scissors.

Difficulty level: very easy.

Mummified candles

Let’s continue with the lighting: you already have the ceiling, but some candles give an even more gloomy (but adorable) touch to your house. We propose these two mummy-shaped crafts:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need glass jars, gauze, plastic eyes, and candles.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

Boxes or jars with light as an alternative to pumpkins

If you don’t want to use a real pumpkin, you can take a cardboard box and cut it up like one. Once done, you just have to cover it with orange colored paper and put a candle inside:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a cardboard box, orange crepe paper, a candle, scissors.

Difficulty level: easy.

Another option is to use painted glass jars, disguised as pumpkins, and put candles inside:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need mason jars, orange paint, a black permanent marker, string, candles.

Difficulty level: medium.

Tortured candles

If the previous craft has seemed too lazy and cute, sign up for this one, because it gives a lot of grief:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need white candles, red candles to undo the wax and nails.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

Halloween punch

Every party needs a drink. For Halloween, you can use any punch or sangria recipe to which you later add disgusting toys or disgusting jelly beans; But if you opt for a non-alcoholic drink, we give you the recipe for this one:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

Ingredients: 1 can of lemonade, 2 bottles of water, 1 sachet of strawberry Tang, 1/2 cured sugar, 1.5l. of Ginger Ale or tonic, lots of ice, joke eyes, and worm gummies.

Difficulty level: Easy.

Another very original option is to fill a latex or plastic glove and put it in the freezer. The result is a gloomy hand-shaped cube:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

Living shrubs

If you have a garden or terrace with some bushes, take advantage of them as a homemade Halloween decoration; they are quite easy to do and the result is quite dark …

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need kitchen paper tubes, butter, and scissors, red cellophane, a string of Christmas lights.

Difficulty level: Easy.

Halloween gummies basket

What’s Halloween without the treats? Take advantage of this idea to decorate by recycling glass jars; Place them at various points in your house and fill them with jelly beans for your guests to nibble on.

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need glass jars, black and orange or yellow oil paint, a brush, very wide adhesive tape, permanent marker, knife, plastic-coated wire, and pliers.

Difficulty level: Medium.

Pumpkin-vampire

Use the plastic dentures that you have leftover from the napkin rings to complete your homemade Halloween decoration with this original vampire pumpkin.

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a small pumpkin, round headpins, plastic vampire teeth, a dump knife.

Difficulty level: Medium.

Homemade ghosts

How about a REAL ghost figure for your Halloween decor?

To do this, you will first have to mark the shape with a bottle, a ball, and a wire. Then cover it with a cloth and sprinkle it with starch. When it is dry, remove the supports … Tadaaaá!

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a bottle, ball, wire, gauze, or transparent cloth and spray starch.

Difficulty level: Easy.

This other craft is much easier to do and the result is more fun:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a white crepe paper bell, black cardboard or black crepe paper (Pinocchio), scissors, gauze.

Difficulty level: Easy.

Tangerine-Pumpkin for drinks

If there has to be something for Halloween, it’s pumpkins. Many pumpkins, even in the drink. So those who want to have a Coca-Cola or an orange Fanta … Put this original “slice” as decoration:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need half a tangerine and a knife or sharp cutter.

Difficulty level: Easy.

Homemade cobwebs

Cobwebs cannot be missing in your homemade Halloween decoration. Unless you have not cleaned for months to get them, we recommend that you take note of these two ideas to make these homemade spider webs with crafts:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

Making the cobwebs out of garbage bags:

You will need black garbage bags, scissors, and a cello.

Difficulty level: Medium.

You can also use crochet tablecloths as spider webs:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need crochet doilies, plastic spiders to decorate.

Difficulty level: Medium.

Or, make the cobwebs with wool; using a water balloon to shape it and blowing it up at the end:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need water balloons, glue, wool, plastic spiders to decorate.

Difficulty level: Easy.

Here you can see more information about how to make this homemade Halloween decoration craft with wool.

Homemade Halloween balloons

Don’t miss the balloons! Of course, they are Halloween. That is, they look like ghosts or skeletons:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need: white and/or orange balloons and a permanent black marker.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

Ice cubes with insects

Halloween is a party to play jokes, and one of the most famous -especially to make them to older people who are not expecting them- is to serve the drinks with ice cubes that we have put to freeze with plastic figurines of flies, spiders, and other disgusting insects:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need an ice bucket, water, and plastic figures of spiders and other insects.

Difficulty level: Extremely easy.

Bloody shot served in a syringe

How about a few shots in one drink? For this, the best way is to inject them with a syringe directly into your throat. For an even more Halloween look, make red cocktails to pretend to be blood:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need syringes, red drink (for example Shirley Temple).

Difficulty level: Very easy.

Blood transfusion bags

This idea is super fun and practical also to go out there in disguise. These are bags that mimic those of blood transfusion, which you can fill with red drinks such as Shirley Temple or punch.

We have not found instructions to make them yourself, but these are very cheap and come with little cards to indicate the blood type, a straw, a clip to stop the “blood” flow, and even a funnel to fill them easily.

Terrifying Terrarium

You can make a special terrarium to decorate this Halloween. It is a small terrarium, only instead of having nice motifs inside … It has bugs! (yes, plastic):

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need glass jars, branches, plastic insects or other dolls, water, glue.

Difficulty level: easy.

Embalmed brain-cauliflower

There is nothing more disgusting than an embalmed brain… Although if you don’t like cauliflower, you probably find it just as disgusting.

Take cauliflower and put it in a vinaigrette like the typical pickles and you will get a homemade Halloween decoration of the most disgusting and that in addition to being a homemade Halloween decoration, it is edible.

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need 1 cup of wine vinegar, 3 cups of white vinegar, 1 cup of sugar, 1/2 cup of salt, 1 tablespoon of black peppercorns, 1 tablespoon of brown mustard seeds, 5 red onions, and 2 heads of cauliflower.

Difficulty level: Medium.

Bloody towel

If your problem is that you need last-minute homemade Halloween decoration … You will only need a towel worth destroying for that purpose:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need a towel, red paint, and your hands.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

Spooky leaves

How many ghosts have we already carried? Anyway, they are never enough, and that is why we are going to give you another very easy idea to create them: decorate by recycling tree leaves.

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need tree leaves and paint.

Difficulty level: Very easy.

Hanging monster eyes

Another very easy craft to do is this last one, which is also quite scary. A garland with giant eyes:

Homemade Halloween Decoration Ideas With Crafts

You will need paper plates, a printer, wool, scissors, tape.

Difficulty level: very easy.