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13 DIY Halloween Decorations for Your Apartment Home

Hallow’s Eve is nearing and we have 13 DIY Halloween decoration ideas you need to add to your apartment home this October. Get a jump start this week and enjoy your boo-tiful home decor all month long. 




1. DIY Glitter Skull

Purchase your skull from JoAnne or Michael’s, paint with your color of glitter, in this case, it’s gold. Once dry, place the skull in a cardboard box and coat with Modge Podge. Shake gold glitter onto the glue and shake off the excess glitter once it dries. 


3 ideas for cute Halloween skulls

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2. Decorative Doors

Pick your favorite ghoul and decorate your door! Use construction paper and streamers to design your monster or favorite Nightmare Before Christmas character. 


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3. Bat Decorations 

 Transform an entire wall in your apartment home with this version of bat decor in four simple steps. All you need is to download a template, obtain black construction paper, cut the bats and place on the wall.


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4. Ghoulish Water Jugs 

Take an everyday water jug and make it boo-tiful with various spooky expressions. Draw the faces with permanent marker, cut a hole in the back and stick Christmas lights inside the jugs to light up your home. 


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5. Lace Candles

These wicked awesome DIY Halloween decorations are bound to light up your table with a subtle Halloween flair. Take glass candles and wrap with decorative lace that can be found at Jo-Anne. Cut the strips accordingly and sew the edges or glue to the glass for the finished product.


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6. Candy Corn Bottles 

Get corny and spray paint glass bottles to resemble candy corn. Put in flowers of your choice and your apartment home is instantly chic and decorated for Halloween.


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7. Balloon Spider Webs 

This craft is easy for adults and kids alike to create. All you need is balloons, yarn, water and faux spiders to create these hanging webs to adorn your home. 


3-D Yarn Spider Web

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8. Pumpkin Lanterns

Switch up your normal jack-o-lanterns and creep it real with these contemporary pumpkins as one of your DIY Halloween decorations. 


Pumpkin lanterns

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9. Candy Corn Candles 

Probably the easiest DIY Halloween decoration to make on our list. Just buy a simple glass votive, pillar candles and add candy corn. You can also reuse the votives for every day in your home or fill with other items throughout the holiday season. 


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10. Skull String Art Piece 

For those who love to craft, this skeleton piece is perfect to display on a shelf and test your skills. Trace a skull and use nails to create an outline, then use string to create the outline of the head. 


Love this DIY skull string art!! Click though for a photo tutorial!

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11.  DIY Graveyard Paper Lanterns 

Decorate your dinner table or mantle with these subtly stylish lanterns that remind us of Benny and Binx in the graveyard from Hocus Focus or a scene out of Pretty Little Liars


Paper Lantern Halloween Decorations

Lia Griffith 




12. Wicked Banner

“Something wicked this way comes,” with this printable banner. Print on various cardstock to create a spooktacular pattern and string together with jute twine to hang in your home.


Something Wicked Halloween Printable Garland




13. Halloween Book Pumpkins

If you have old books, give them a second life with these pumpkin book designs. Cut, color and glue the books to make a vibrant design that can enhance your bookshelves, counters or coffee table this Halloween.


Old Books Become Halloween Pumpkins

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You can trick or treat yo’ self to more DIY Halloween decorations on our IMT Halloween Pinterest board



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