10 quick DIYs for the best Halloween house

It’s really late and you should have really had your house looking Halloween(y) like a month ago. But nevertheless, it’s never too late for Halloween. You can explore some of our favourite Halloween decorations. Or better still, head to a store near you, there are literally thousands of decorations to choose from. We’ve done some fetching around and have collected 10 easy ideas that you can pull off at the last moment and have a spooky set up in place, just in time for the trick or treaters. Follow us on Pinterest for more.

DIY Ghost Candles

Here is a very simple, easy and fast Halloween craft. Grab some tall white candles from the dollar store and draw ghost faces on them using a sharpie. (Full tutorial: Thoughtfully Simple)

Halloween DIY Ghost Candles

Creepy Crow Halloween Wreath

This creepy crow Halloween wreath made with dollar store birds is an easy and simple craft that will have your guests hesitant to ring the doorbell!


Metallic Jack-O-Lantern

Turn a cheap orange and black plastic pumpkin into a metallic Jack-o’-lantern with a gilded shine.

Halloween DIY metallic Jack o lantern

Spooky Bush Eyes

Spruce up your yard with these spooky bush eyes! The coolest thing about this idea is that they are made out of plastic pumpkin trick or treat buckets!

Halloween DIY spooky bush eyes

DIY Nightmare Before Christmas Halloween Lights

Get a dollar store touch light with base painted black and use black marker to draw the face of Jack Skellington. Super easy!


DIY Blood Dripped Candles

All you need is a red candle, a white candle, and a lighter. Need we say more

Blood dripped candles

One crazy animatronic from Halloween Alley

Head to your local Halloween Alley store and find one crazy animatronics, the swinging clown or the creepy doll, the rocking mommy skeleton, anyone which you find the scariest. Place it in the most unexpected spot and watch your trick or treaters get the shock of their lives.


Zombie Planted Hands

Using a few severed hands and a plant stand you will be able to create this simple yet creepy outdoor decor.

Halloween DIY Zombie planted eyes

Head in a jar

Put a mask in a jar, fill with water and a glow stick. Put in the porch and see how many candy snatchers you get for Halloween.

Halloween DIY head in a jar

Cat light strings

Use simple black craft paper to cut cat faces out and paste them on your Christmas lights. You will have the best looking Halloween lights ever!

Halloween DIY Cat string lights

Add to these ideas our crazy costumes, our recipe for the best Halloween Party  and download the printable checklist to make sure you aren’t forgetting anything. You’re set for a happy Halloween, lovelies!