Halloween is such a fun time to decorate and DIY because just about anything goes! You can find the best and cheap Halloween decorations at the dollar store, Target’s One Spot or by using materials that you already have lying around your home. I put together this post with 25+ Halloween decor ideas from the dollar store so you can see how easy it is to decorate for Halloween while on a budget!
You will never guess how easy it is to create this creepy window spiderweb window from Better Homes and Gardens! This DIY spider door only takes a few minutes and $1 in supplies! You can add to your mirrors inside your home too and would look great for a Halloween party!
Supplies to make the Spiderweb Window:
Easy Dollar Store Halloween Tablescape
Create this simple dollar store tablescape using items found at the Dollar Store! I love creating a table setting using decorations found at Dollar Tree. The Dollar store has cute dishes and vases that you can easily decorate for a Halloween party or special occasion.
Supplies to make the Halloween Table Scape:
- Plastic Rat
- Plastic Bird or Bat
- Glass Vases
Dollar Store Halloween Book Covers
Wrap scrap paper around books and decorate with Halloween images and quotes. Or Design your own book covers using Word, PicMonkey, or PowerPoint. Use books from the Dollar Tree or DVD cases! Sit these Halloween stamped books on a mantle, shelves, hutch or coffee table.
Supplies to make the Halloween Books:
Dollar Tree Halloween Stamped Book Covers (Free Printables)
Farmhouse book covers are all the rage on Instagram and Simple Made Pretty makes it easy to decorate your home for any occasion using her printable Stamped Book Covers. Print and wrap around any book or DVD cases, then wrap with ribbon or twine. Sit these Halloween stamped books on a mantle, shelves, hutch or coffee table. The best part about these covers is they can be printed on any color paper!
Supplies to make the Stamped Book Covers:
- Free Printable (get it here)
- Dollar Tree books
Pumpkin Candy Bowl DIY
I love the idea of decorating a pumpkin and filling with treats for trick or treaters! Clean out a huge pumpkin (use a real one or a plastic one found at craft stores) and decorate with die-cut letters or sticks found at Dollar Tree. How cute would these be to hold party favors for a Halloween party?!
Supplies to make the Pumpkin Candy Bowl:
- Pumpkin (real or plastic)
- Stickers/Die-cut letters
Spider Glass Plates DIY
Dollar store glass plates get a makeover by stamping the bottom with a spider stamp! If you don’t have a stamp, you could use a Cricut machine or stickers from Dollar Tree! These would look great on the clear throw-away plates from Dollar Tree too!
Supplies to make the Spider Plates:
Witch Brooms Party Decor DIY
Make these paper straw witch brooms using raffia and washi tape from the Dollar Tree to add a fun accessory to your Halloween celebrations! These would make a cute party favor with a little treat tied to them too!
Supplies to make the Witch Broom Party decor:
- paper straw
- Hay bails/Raffia
- Washi Tape
Glow-Stick Ghost Balloons
Make these glow-in-the-dark ghost balloons using white balloons and glow sticks from the dollar store! Actually, I saw these ghost balloons at Dollar Tree this year! All you need are your own glowsticks to stick inside the Dollar Tree Ghost Balloons to make these fun Halloween decorations. They also double as a party favor for kids to take home!
Supplies to make the Glow Stick Ghost Balloons:
DIY Creepy Front Door
This DIY creepy front door was made using dollar store finds and other basic household supplies. DIY your own tombstones or pick some up from Dollar Tree. DIY your own chain (the Dollar Tree also sells a fake chain) and use cardboard boxes from Dollar Tree to create a faux boarded-up door.
Supplies to make the DIY Creepy Front Door:
- Dollar Tree Faux Chain
- Cardboard Boxes
- Old sheet (for ghost)
DIY Pumpkin Topiary
This dollar store pumpkin topiary can be made in minutes using a few faux or real pumpkins, Dollar Tree alphabet stickers, and some greenery. Bonus if you have a cute pot to place the pumpkins in!
Supplies to make the Pumpkin Topiary:
- Plastic Pumpkins
- Alphabet Stickers
Raven Wreath DIY
This creepy raven wreath is made from dollar store birds and a Dollar Tree wreath form. From afar, this wreath might look elegant. But once up close, these blackbirds will creep you out!
Supplies to make theRaven Wreath DIY:
- Fake Birds
- dollar store wreath form
- Glue or zip ties
DIY Skull Wreath
This skull wreath is made using mini skulls from the Dollar Tree and is probably less than $2 to make! The skulls at Dollar Tree are white, but you can paint them black to make it seem extra spooky.
Supplies to make the Skull Wreath:
- Dollar Tree Skulls
- Wreath Form
Creepy Twig Wreath
Spray paint a dollar store twig wreath black for a quick and easy Halloween wreath. Use this wreath on your front door or anywhere in your home to create scary decorations.
Supplies to make the Creepy Twig Wreath:
- Twig Wreath
- Black Spray Paint
DIY Ghost Candles
These ghost candles are quick and easy to make using a sharpie and Dollar Tree candles! Try making these candles in different shapes, sizes and colors. I could see making a pumpkin face on orange candles too!
Supplies to make the Ghost Candles:
- Black Sharpie Marker
Printable Halloween Decorations
Sometimes all you need are some printable decorations to complete your Halloween decor 🙂 Download these printable Halloween Decorations from Simple Made Pretty!
Supplies to make the Printable Halloween Decorations:
Halloween Framed Signs
Make these super easy floating frames using Dollar Tree picture frames and Dollar Tree Halloween stickers. These Halloween signs are easy enough to make that kid can help and the Dollar Tree has many different kinds of stickers and alphabet stickers to choose from.
Supplies to make the Halloween Framed Signs:
- Dollar Store picture frames
- Halloween Stickers
Creepy Garage Door
I love this creepy silhouette of hands and feet on the garage door. This DIY requires a bit more work (unless you have a Cricut machine) but you can find black vinyl ar Target One Spot and hand-cut the images to use on your garage door or windows.
Supplies to make the Creepy Garage Door:
- Black Vinyl from Target One Spot
- Stencil or Template to Cut Feet and Hands (Google search)
Snake Door Mat
Spray paint dollar store snakes black to create this creepy doormat. Add some spotlights on this doormat so trick or treaters will be scared when approaching your doorstep. I just love how simple but creepy this Halloween front door decor is!
Supplies to make the Snake Door Mat:
- Plastic Dollar Tree Snakes
- Black Spray Paint
These witch legs in a bush are hilarious and spooky at the same time. This DIY is really easy… all you need are Use pool noodles, tights, and shoes to make witch legs. Stick them in a bush or plant (or even coming from under the house) for a funny Halloween decoration.
Supplies to make the Witch Legs:
DIY Witch Hat Decor
Make mini witch hat decor out of leftover party supplies and use around your house for Halloween decorations. Use these little witch hats on tiered trays or give as party favors.
Supplies to make the DIY Witch Hat Decor:
- party hats
- paper plates
Creepy Lawn Signs
Use a dollar store fake hand and a DIY sign in the yard to create some creepy yard decor. Use a Dollar Tree cardboard sign and paint to write Help Me and stick in your front yard. This is such an easy and fun Halloween decoration.
Supplies to make the Creepy Lawn Signs:
- fake hand
- cardboard box
- red and white paint
Turn your yard into a graveyard with DIY tombstones and lanterns from the Dollar Tree. The Dollar Tree sells both (foam) Halloween tombstones and mini lanterns so you can create a spooky graveyard like this one for super cheap!
Supplies to make the DIY Graveyard:
Creepy Lawn Dolls
Spray painting dolls white makes them ultra-creepy, don’t ya think? Head to your local thrift store and ask if they have any dolls with missing parts, lol. Spray paint them white and place in your yard. You are sure to scare someone!
Supplies to make the Creepy Lawn Dolls:
- White Spray Paint
Decorating for Halloween is fun and incorporating some of these cheap and easy ideas will add excitement to your Halloween festivities. Have fun and Happy Halloween! Booohaaahaha!
How To Make Fabric Pumpkins (4 Different Ways)
I share 4 different ways to Make Fabric Pumpkins using Dollar Tree supplies. These fabric pumpkins are made with basic household items and craft supplies (you don’t need a sewing machine either!). These no-sew fabric pumpkins are so easy to make, you might find yourself making a bunch of them after seeing these tutorials!
Fall Home Tour
Take a tour of our home decorated for Fall using all my handmade items and Dollar Tree DIY’s that you can find the tutorial for on my YouTube channel, Instagram, or my blog. I’m including ALL THE SOURCES below so please check this list to find what you are looking for.
6 Simple Dollar Tree DIY Fall Decorations
These 6 Simple Dollar Tree DIY Fall Decorations are easy enough to make on a weekend with minimal supplies. Many of these DIY ideas were inspired by decorations found at expensive High-End home decor stores but I was able to make them for less (much less!)!
Simple Halloween Front Porch Decor
Keep your Halloween front door decorations simple while creating spooky Halloween decorations for your Fall front door. You’ll find creative ideas for homemade Halloween decor that’s also cheap Halloween decor and goes with your front door colors. The result is this Simple Halloween Front Porch Decor that adds the perfect touch of Halloween outdoor decorations.
DIY “Hey There Pumpkin” Welcome Door Mat With Free SVG File
Have you seen those funny and unique welcome mats on the Internet lately? If so, I bet you’ve already done your research to see how much they cost ($25-$40 for special order on Etsy!). These welcome mats are super easy to DIY and personalize with your own creative design (while saving money) and I’ll show you how in this post.
30+ DIY and Dollar Store Thanksgiving Table Decorations (Kid’s table decor too!)
Your Thanksgiving table decorations don’t need to be fancy or expensive in order to create a beautiful setting! You can easily find inexpensive Thanksgiving decorations at the dollar store, Target’s One Spot or by using items that you already have lying around your home. There are also tons of free printables available online for Thanksgiving tablescapes.
Pumpkin Wreath Dollar Tree DIY
Learn how to make a Pumpkin Wreath that you can make using Dollar Tree supplies. This Farmhouse style burlap wreath is easy to Do It Yourself using affordable items found at Dollar Tree Stores. Hang this wreath on your door for Fall and Thanksgiving and get ready to receive lots of compliments!
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