Created by: Roberta Blevins, Mommy Like Whoa
Creating simple Halloween decor for a party can sometimes be a daunting process. Turn your house into a spooky party place using everyday household items you probably already have on hand and watch as your home transforms for the season.
This Mason jar spider nest really packs a frightful punch. Create a creepy spider nest by filling Mason jars with cotton balls and adding a few spider rings. For a spookier effect, add an LED tea light into the jar to create a glowing centerpiece.
If you don't want to shell out a lot of dough for a seasonal tablecloth, a yard of festive fabric can be used in a pinch. It makes a great and affordable decor option when you're looking to get the most bang out of your buck.
Halloween is all about having fun and keeping it creepy, so don't be afraid to pull out the big guns for a good scare. The simple act of gluing googly eyes on anything can take it from a normal object to a creepy new level. For example, googly eyes can turn a basic holiday floral spray into a creepy and "eye catching" arrangement. Equal parts glue gun and googly eyes can transform anything into DIY Halloween decor.
Kids can even get in on the decorating process by helping with simple tasks. A bit of glitter and glue can go a long way, taking simple and humdrum to over-the-top, show-stopping pieces.
Glitter pumpkins add a bit of flash to a boring tablescape.
Enlist the help of your kids for this simple DIY to turn basic plastic pumpkins into a festive glittery decoration. Using a 1:1 mixture of glue and water, coat the pumpkins thoroughly and shake them in a bag of glitter. Let the pumpkins dry completely, then place them on a table with some fall leaves for a fun autumn centerpiece.
The addition of plastic spiders can turn basic fall decor into a Halloween delight. Add a few spider rings to the pumpkin stems to add a spooky vibe.
For a twist, have the partygoers help with a DIY monster craft and use the creations to decorate the house. Set up a station with pipe cleaners, pom poms and plastic eyes and let their imaginations run wild.
Halloween doesn't have to be a stressful holiday when it comes to decorating. Use what you already have, add a few seasonal staple items, and you've got everything you need to turn your party into the spookiest one on the block.