15 Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas

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Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

Ooh, spooky time’s almost here! Isn’t the last quarter of the year just exciting! We have Halloween, followed by Thanksgiving and Diwali and then Christmas, along with other fun days like Chocolate Cupcake Day, International Sloth Day and Cat Day – what an amazing time!

Okay, I understand if you’ve been distracted with other things this year, and that’s perfectly normal. But if you’d still like to deck up your home for Halloween and are wondering how, you’ve come to the right place!

Here are 15 amazing last minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas that you can easily make at home with easily available items. In fact, most of the crafts are based on repurposed things, which is a great way to turn trash into treasure – spooky treasure!

15 Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

1. Super Simple Mummy Jar Lanterns

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

Got mason jars? Then you’re all set to make these super easy Mummy Jars from Blissful Domestication! Just add white sticky tape and googly eyes and place a light inside and you’re done!

2. Gigantic Styrofoam Plate Spiders

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What’s creepier than gigantic spiders on the wall? You can make these spiders with just paper plates, pipe cleaners and lots of black paint. Make a few of these and put them up where they’ll shock people!

3. DIY Black Twig Wreath

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

There’s something very nostalgic about this wreath from My Pinterventures – looks like something the Addams Family would have on their front door! This twig wreath is deceptively simple to make, and the black raven gives it that perfect Halloween touch.

4. Witch’s Hat Door Hanging

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

Little kids dressed in witch costumes may not be knocking on the door this year, but you can still have fun with a witch hat! The Spohrs are Multiplying shows how to convert a plain witch hat into a beautiful door hanging for an elegant, yet festive touch.

5. DIY Tin Can Ghosts

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

It seriously doesn’t get easier than these ghosts from Chicken Scratch NY! All you need are tin cans, some white paper and white paint – yes that’s it! Hang them where you get a good breeze, so you can see the ghosts sway to and fro.

6. DIY Paper Bats

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

When you’re in the middle of a pandemic supposedly started by bats, making paper bats is probably the scariest way to decorate! Made Everyday shares an easy paper bat craft, which you can replicate to create an entire army of black paper bats.

7. Floating Witch Hats

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

If you’ve got a bunch of witch hats or lots of black fabric, this witch hat project from R & R at Home is worth trying out! It looks great during the day, but it gets even better at night once they light up!

8. DIY Standalone Ghosts

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

Oh dear, how are those ghosts suspended mid-air? Trick everyone and get them asking questions with this fun craft from Modern Parents Messy Kids. You’ll see that this is easier than it appears to be!

9. Ombre Candy Corn Bottles

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

The ombre trend is everywhere, and Brit.Co brings it to the table for Halloween! We love how the candy corn colors come out beautifully in ombre fashion, making for a stylish centerpiece that’s perfect for the season.

10. DIY Trash Bag Spider Webs

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

If there’s one thing you surely have at home, it’s got to be trash bags, and Fast Forward Fun figures out a way to make use of even that! Turn your unused trash bags into giant spider webs – and maybe attach one of those Styrofoam plate spiders nearby!

11. Candy Corn Pom Pom Wreath

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

Little Miss Celebration has a fun project to try this weekend! Gather some yellow, orange and white yarn and sit the kids down and show them how to make pom poms. Once you have enough, you’re all set to make this fun pom pom wreath!

12. DIY Bat Branch Centerpiece

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

If you don’t want to cover your wall in spiders, you can gather them to create an interesting centerpiece, as shown in The Sweetest Occasion. Look at this tastefully arrangement – tasteful even though it’s got taxidermy bugs and paper bats!

13. DIY Spiderweb Dreamcatcher

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

Dream catchers are supposed to catch bad dreams and protect you from them; but what about Halloween dream catchers? Well we don’t know the answer to that, but we sure love this spider web dream catcher from Tater Tots and Jello!

14. Halloween Photo Display

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

This year’s Halloween is sure to be different, so why not collect those memories on your polaroid, and make a place to display them? Check out My Sister’s Suitcase for a simple but interesting way to display Halloween memories.

15. Halloween Village Luminaries

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

You’ve heard of Christmas villages, but a Halloween village? Oh So Savvy Mom brings one such village to live with this craft, and we’re loving how it’s turned out! Especially that creepy looking tree!

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

So whether you have old tin cans, mason jars or trash bags, you’re sure to find something you can make in this list. They’re the perfect last minute crafts – making use of stuff you already have and uncomplicated so that even kids can make them. Now not having time is no longer an excuse not to decorate for Halloween!

Running out of time? These Last Minute DIY Halloween Decor Ideas are perfect for the season, without needing too much time or money!

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