5 Simple DIY Halloween Decorations Tess Healey October 25, 2017 Featured, How To..., Inspiration The end of October is fast approaching meaning Halloween is just around the corner! Whether you’re hosting a party or planning a cosy night in with your favourite horror films, here are 5 simple ways to get your house ready for the occasion. 1. Mummy Mason Jars Credit: lights4fun These won’t take long to make and will help create a cosy atmosphere; perfect for a night. The lights4fun guide will show you the simple steps to help you achieve the finished look. What you’ll need: Mason jars Wilko £6.00 LED tea lights Amazon £2.80 Bandages Safety First Aid from 85p Googly eyes The Works £1.00 Sellotape or glue 2. Ghost Garland Credit: Design Dining and Diapers These light up garlands will look great on your fireplace or across a door for a party and as a bonus, they require very little materials to make. Take a look at the Taryn Whiteaker website to discover how to create these illuminated ghostly garlands. What you’ll need: Strand of white lantern tea lights Anjo £9.99 2 metres of white cotton fabric Fabric Land £1.70 per metre White string Wikes £1.49 Black sharpie Amazon £3.95 Scissors 3. Glitter Pumpkin City Tonic Add some sparkle to the Halloween season by creating your own glittery pumpkin. This is probably the easiest decoration in this guide and the design is completely up to you so why not give it a go! Head over to the Martha Stewart website to find out how to create a pumpkin that will stand out from the rest. What you’ll need: Pumpkin Asda £1 Glitter (colour of your choice) Amazon from £1.90 PVA glue Hobbycraft £4 Paintbrush Toolnet 58p 4. Boo Door Sign Credit: The Pinning Mama This would be a great addition to your front door to let the trick or treaters know you’re in the Halloween spirit! The Pinning Mama provides a visual guide on how to create the sign and even better, it only takes 20 minutes! What you’ll need: Thin lightweight wooden letter The Wooden Letters Company from £2.10 Black paint spray Wilko £3.95 Black glitter Hobby craft £1.50 Orange ribbon Oasis Home & Hobby £1.95 Stapler 5. Trick or Treat Tin Can Tea Light Holders Credit: Pinterest The perfect ornament for the inside or outside of the house to create a tranqile atmosphere, whilst recycling your old tin cans. Go to the Jolly Mom to find out how to create this seasonal tea light holder. What you’ll need: Empty tin can Black Sharpie Amazon £3.95 Black paint Wilko £1.50 Paint brush Toolnet 58p Hammer Tool Station £2.95 Large nail ScrewFix £4.25 LED tea lights Amazon £2.80 So there you have it – 5 simple, cost effective Halloween decorations you can make in your own home. Happy Halloween from the C2O Team!