Family-Friendly Halloween Decorating Ideas

It’s already that time of year! Decorating for Halloween can be simple, cheap and even fun for the whole family! Below are some DIY Homemade Halloween decorations that kids and adults will love!

Spider Pumpkins

What a cute idea! Take small or mini pumpkins, add pipe cleaners for legs and then scoop out room for a tealight candle. #Halloween #DIY

What a cute idea! Take small or mini pumpkins, add pipe cleaners for legs and then scoop out room for a tealight candle.

Paper Roll Bats

Great green project to do with little kids. These toilet paper roll bats are super cute for Halloween #DIY #Crafts

What a great project to do with the the kids – and its a green project cause you’re recycling! Take toilet paper rolls – or you can cut down paper towel roll or wrapping paper tube. These toilet paper roll bats are super cute for Halloween. Instructions.

Halloween Mason Jar Luminaries

Super Cute for Halloween - these mason jar luminaries will delight for many spooky years

Check out these holiday-themed DIY luminaries from mason jars. From pumpkins to mummies to a more elegant design, the tutorial here will help add festive decor to your home both indoors and outdoors.

Consider using these DIY Halloween luminaries to dress up your Halloween mantle or to create a fun path for trick-or-treaters to follow up to your front door.

Hanging Ghosts

These are easy - cheese cloth and spray starch help create a whole gang of ghosts.

Spooky indeed – these ghosts are a great and easy to make addition to your Halloween decor. Instructions.

Silhouettes on the Windows

Using black card board - hese are fun for houses to use light to spook trick-or-treaters

A great way to customize your Halloween decor but not break the bank. Black poster board is inexpensive and can be found almost anywhere. Cut out the shapes you want and transform your windows to spook trick or treaters!

Glowing Eyes

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Cut some spooky eyes into empty paper towel or toilet paper rolls, insert glow sticks, and cover the ends with duct tape. Place them in bushes or any other unsuspecting place.