50 Halloween DIY Projects

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Halloween is the perfect time to break out the glue gun and get down to business. There are so many fun crafts that are whimsical, spooky, and down right adorable. I simply love this holiday because it is the perfect excuse to let my inner 5 year old out! You can go over the top with decorations, and not be judged. The best part is incorporating your kids into making the crafts. Spiderwebs, skulls, witches brooms, and pumpkins put everyone in the mood for the festive fun. Get ready to craft away after you see this amazing list of 50 Halloween DIY projects.

Halloween DIY | 50 great DIY projects you can do for Halloween, from decorations to costumes.

50 Halloween Crafts

1)Tiptoe Fairytale: DIY Medusa Snake Headband

This Medusa headband is the perfect thing for your halloween costume this year

2) A Night Owl: Spooky Spider Web Hoops

How cute is this spiderweb crafts!

3) Modge Podge Rocks: Creepy Crawly DIY Halloween Tray

This cute tray is the coolest way to serve treats this Halloween

4) Happiness is Homemade: Quick & Easy Halloween Treat Jars

How cute are these treat jars for halloween gifts! Super easy too!

5) Persia Lou: DIY Halloween Treat Bowl


6) Modge Podge Rocks: Decoupage Doily Pumpkins

Doily pumpkins are a cute way to do a halloween craft with pumpkins!

7) Stuffed Suitcase: DIY Halloween Flashlight Projections Craft

Such a fun Halloween DIY!

8) Giggles Galore: DIY Skull Themed Halloween Cups

A great way to spruce up some cups!

9) Happy Hour Projects: Spider Halloween Wreath

Dont forget to adorn your door for Halloween too!

10) Naptime Creations: DIY Halloween Cards

Such a cute shabby chic Halloween idea!

11) Practically Functional: DIY Halloween Apothecary Jars

A fun DIY inspired by Harry Potter

12) Simply Designing: Pumpkin Decorating with Ribbon

decorate a pumpkin with ribbon! So fun!

13) The Sits Girls: 4 No Carve Pumpkin Ideas Perfect for Halloween

We love these no carve pumpkin ideas!

14) Creating Really Awesome Free Things: No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

We love this spiderweb pumpkin!

15) Simply Designing: Floating Head Hanging Ghosts

What a fun way to spruce up the porch!

16) Tried and True: Skeleton Hands Halloween Wreath

A cheap and cute way to decorate!

17) Glue Sticks and Gum Drops: 31 Days of Halloween Crafts

Such a cute idea to resuse old TP rolls!

18) The Real Thing with the Coake Family: Upcycle Cans into Ghosts

Such a fun idea to use old cans!

19) MollyMoo: Cardboard Box Spiders

We love this idea to make a box into a spider!

20) Crafts by Amanda: Creepy Hand Luminaries for Halloween

What a fun way to spruce up a candle holder!

21) The Sits Girls: DIY Printed Wooden Halloween Sign

What a cute DIY product!

22) Look What Mom Found: Spooky Haunted Village 

What a cute way to use cereal boxes!

23) Classy Mommy: Skeleton Q-Tip Craft

Use bathroom Qtips to make this cute skeleton!

24) Terrell Family Fun: Pencil Eraser Craft

Use a simple eraser to create this picture!

25) Life in the Bat Cave: Mummy Halloween Craft

What a cute Mummy DIY!

26) A Life in Balance: Easy Halloween Decorations: Boo Garland

Make this cute garland for Halloween Decorations!

27) A Grande Life: Upcycled Little Monsters

Use toilet paper rolls to make these cute little monsters!

28) Look What Mom Found: 3D Paper Pumpkins

These paper pumpkins are so cute and fun!

29) Simply Designing: DIY Halloween Soap

Make some spooky spider soap!

30) Giggles Galore: DIY Halloween Bat Boo Kit

Boo your neighbor with this cute kit!

31) Delineate Your Dwelling: DIY Scuba Diver Halloween Costume

What a cute DIY gift for ocean lovers!

32) The Sits Girls: Spiderweb Sugar Cookies


33) Kennary: Halloween Trick or Treat Bags

These are so cute to make for your Trick or Treaters!

34) Mad in Crafts: Last Minute Spider Costume

Save the Day with this last minute costume!

35) Momdot: Hot Glue Spider Web Pumpkin


36) Empress of Dirt: Pumpkin Family With Babies

Create a whole family of pumpkins this year!

37) What Mommy Does: Spiderweb Pizza

Perfect for a Halloween Feast!

38) Love Bakes Good Cakes: Halloween Bundt Cake

Use fun colors to create this bundt cake!

39) Shaken Together Life: Vampire Floats

What a delicious and spooky drink for Halloween!

40) Folks Food and Fun: Zombie Bait Chex Mix

Catch some zombies with this quick snack!

41) Mom Endeavors: Spider Web Snacks

Add chocoalte and pretzels together for this cute snack!

42) Creations by Kara: Monster Toes

We must admit that these toes look delicious!

43) Happiness is Homemade: Spider Pencils


44) Captain Fussy Buckets: Mummy Letters



45) Happy Hour Projects: Foam Head Bowling

What a fun and new Halloween game!

46) Crafts by Amanda: Popsicle Stick Monsters

Make the cute monsters for Halloween!

47) Glue Sticks and Gumdrops: Beaded Pumpkin Kids’ Craft

Such a fun idea using beads and pipcleaner!

48) A Night Owl Blog: Halloween Bat Kids Craft

Use your kids footprint to make these cute bats!

49) B-Inspired Mama: Haunted House Kids Craft

What a fun idea for kids!

50) The Sits Girls: Outdoor Halloween Decorations


About Leah Leatherby

Hi! My name is Leah Leatherby. I graduated from UC Davis with a BS in Textiles Marketing and Science. Since then, I have had four little ones – three boys and a girl. My life now consists of planning parties, baking cookies, and watching my kids. My husband has 75 first cousins alone, so we pretty much have an event every weekend! It keeps us busy, and lets me get my creative juices flowing.