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Inside: Selection of easy, cheap DIY outdoor Halloween decorations. It’s easy to turn the yard into a scary, creepy graveyard with these awesome ideas. These are crafts that the kids can enjoy undertaking as well as then decorating the yard in time for Halloween celebrations. Find out how easy this really is!
How do you make scary Halloween decorations? Well I am SO glad that you asked!
You see, with a little bit of DIY, patience and time, your yard will be transformed sooner than you might think. This collection of tutorials will help take your yard from normal to spooky in no time at all.
I know you are going to love these cheap DIY outdoor Halloween decorations. Are you ready?
How To Make Halloween Props For The Yard
1. Bubbling Cauldron
It wouldn’t be Halloween without a cauldron and this bubbling cauldron by “Scattered Thoughts Crafty Mom” is a whole lot of fun. If you want some scary outdoor Halloween decorations, then this cauldron will set you off on a good start.
I’m pretty sure if I saw this in a yard I would stop to take a good look. It’s simply sensational.
2. Outdoor Sign Decorations
Despite what decor you choose for your yard, having some Halloween sign decorations will really help to bring the entire scene to life. “The TipToe Fairy” have some great ideas for signs that you can make.
Scatter these around the yard in between your other decorations and your outdoor Halloween look will be complete.
3. Cheesecloth Ghosts
How freaky as these cheesecloth ghosts by “Sheri Silver”. Whilst they look quite technical to make, they are actually really easy.
If you have ever wondered how to make a ghost for Halloween, all you need to do is follow the simple tutorial, and you will have these awesome ghosts covering your entire front and back yard.
4. Spooky Halloween Ghosts
Love the idea of the ghosts in the yard, but not sure about the features of the head? “Chicken Scratch NY” have you covered with their version of spooky Halloween ghosts.
Incredibly simple to make, but very effective too.
5. Squashed Witch
How about recreating the scene from the Wizard of Oz with a squashed Witch. The tutorial by “The Purple Pumpkin Blog” will help you create the perfect one for your yard. You will be amazed at how super simple this really is.
6. Egg Carton EyeBalls
The kids would have a ball making these egg carton eyeballs by “Drug Store Divas”. I mean, what kid wouldn’t want to be let loose with a can of spray paint!
Make a whole batch of them, and you will have eyeballs peering out from every bush in your yard.
7. Giant Spider Webs
If you are brave enough, how about building a giant spider web in your yard? This tutorial by “Chicken Scratch NY” will show you how easy it is to do.
Depending how much you love spiders, you could literally cover the entire yard with various spider webs. Ewww.
8. Flying Bats
So we have the ghosts and the spiders, now it’s time for the flying bats! The kids will enjoy making this easy craft by “Mombrite” and will love seeing them hanging up in the yard.
9. Upcycled Luminary Jars
These upcycled luninary jars by “Oh So Savy Mom” would look perfect nestled on the front porch or on an outdoor table. It’s super easy with the printable’s that have also been provided for you.
10. Solar Light Jack O’Lanterns
These solar light Jack O’lanterns by “Bitz & Giggles” are so simple yet so incredibly effective. Several of these could be made and spread around the yard. They would look amazing glowing in the dark and are perfect for giving that creepy Halloween vibe.
Halloween Decor For The Front Door & Porch
11. Halloween Ornament Wreath
There is no need to keep the wreath’s just for Christmas, Halloween is also the perfect time to decorate that front door. This Halloween ornament wreath by “Where The Smiles Have Been” is the perfect kind of wreath that you can easily make.
Use a styrofoam wreath, plastic ornaments and don’t forget the spider! The tutorial will show how you can easily put this together.
12. Michael Myers Halloween Wreath
I love how eye catching this Michael Myers Halloween wreath is by “Mooshu Jenne”. It would certainly be a great welcome for anyone coming to your home.
13. Duct Tape Halloween Wreath
If you would like to make a statement on your front door, this duct tape Halloween wreath by “Burlap and Blue” would certainly do just that.
14. Halloween Door Mat
So you are standing at the front door admiring the Halloween wreath, now look down! Here you can place your perfectly designed Halloween door mat. “Color Me Crafty” will show you just how this is done.
It is a time consuming project, but it will be well worth it when it’s completed. What do you think?
15. Halloween Wood Shutters
Whether you use these on the windows or have displayed next to the front door, these Halloween wood shutters by “Organised 31” are very cool.
They are a gorgeous rustic style and look fabulous by the front door.
16. White Pumpkin Decor
Love the farmhouse style? Then you will love this white pumpkin decor by “Making Manzanita”. This super cute tutorial will give you those fresh white pumpkins quick as a flash.
17. Spooky Porch
Not sure how to throw all these ideas together? This spooky front porch by “Atta Girl Says” gives you ideas for not only what to put on your porch, but how to place them so that your porch looks absolutely amazing.
So if you are super keen to make those spooky Halloween decorations for your yard then these ideas will certainly help with your inspiration. Perhaps you will just choose one idea, or combine a few together to really create a freaky looking yard.
Each of these tutorials are easy to undertake, the kids will love getting involved and your will neighbors will have yard envy.
Are you ready to get your Halloween craft on?
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