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27 Homemade Halloween Decorations

By: Caitlin Kavanaugh, Editor for

27 Homemade Halloween DecorationsReady to start decorating for Halloween, but don't know where to start?  Sometimes it can be challenging, especially when there are so many Halloween decorations to choose between.  From cute and carved pumpkins to hanging spiders, there are plenty of ways to make your house festive and ready for Halloween.  Thankfully, we've gathered a few of the best projects featuring cats, pumpkins, spiders and bats - oh my!  

So if you're ready to transform your house and yard into a fright fest (or just add a touch of the Hallween vibe) use this collection of 27 Homemade Halloween Decorations to spookify your house in no time.


27 Homemade Halloween Decorations Table of Contents

Pumpkin Projects

Spider Crafts

Bat Crafts

Cat Crafts


Pumpkin Projects

Pumpkins are a Halloween staple; you can't have a Halloween party without pumpkin decorations.  Take these four pumpkin Halloween decorations to fill your house with the Halloween spirit.  If you're not big on the spook factor, try making the Cheering Pumpkins project.  These little guys are festive without being too scary, making them the perfect kid friendly craft.

Vintage Doily Pumpkins

  1. Boo Pumpkin
  2. Baby Pumpkin Crochet Beanie
  3. Cheering Pumpkins
  4. Colorful Pumpkin Ornament
  5. Vintage Doily Pumpkins
  6. Awesome DIY Crocheted Pumpkins
  7. Cute Vintage Fabric Pumpkins
  8. Fabric Yo Yo Pumpkins

20 Pumpkin Patterns
Find even more awesome fall DIY ideas in our festive collection, "20 Pumpkin Patterns."  With ideas for no-carve pumpkin decorating, this collection of pumpkin crafts is perfect for anyone who's looking to add a touch of autumn to their home decor.

Spider Crafts

Make some Dressed Up Spiders to entertain your trick-or-treaters as they walk up to the front door for some candy.  For an added spooky effect, hang some Beaded Spiders from the tree branches in the yard.  Beaded Spiders are one of the easiest Halloween decorations to make, plus they're scary!

Spider Web Crochet Pin

  1. Beaded Spider
  2. Creepy Spider Umbrella
  3. Dressed Up Spiders
  4. Molded Magic Spider and Pumpkins
  5. Six Legged Gum Ball Spider
  6. Spider Web Crochet Pin
  7. No-Sew Spider Costume
  8. Scary Spider Necklace

Bat Crafts

A collection of Halloween Cheesecloth Bats is enough to make anyones skin crawl.  Pair them with a few Bat Windchimes and you'll have a yard perfect for the big, spooky day!

Bat Windchime

  1. Bat Windchime
  2. Bat Puppet Foam Project
  3. Bat Sucker Punch
  4. Halloween Cheesecloth Bat
  5. Spooky Bat Shirt
  6. Egg Carton Bat


Cat Crafts

Don't let any left over pumpkins go to waste; instead, create some Fang Kitty Pumpkins to set on the porch.  For the table, the Bewhiskered Halloween Cat Centerpiece is just the thing you'll need for a Halloween-themed meal.  If you still have pumpkins left, just make more decorations!  Why stop? Making Halloween decorations is fun for everyone. 

Cat and Mouse Halloween Cosutme

  1. Not-So Scaredy Cat
  2. Bewhiskered Halloween Cat Centerpiece
  3. Fang Kitty Pumpkin
  4. Black Cat Tee
  5. Cat and Mouse Halloween Costumes

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