Halloween is such a fun time of year: spooky decor, fun and creepy recipes, lots of activities & games, and creative costumes! There are so many options for each, but when you aren’t a naturally crafty or creative person, you may need to do a little Pinterest surfing to find the perfect DIY Halloween costumes for the kids (or yourself!), party favors, tablescapes & decorating ideas, spooky drinks, and creepy recipes! Luckily, I’m a bit Pinterest obsessed and put together a list of over 50 Halloween Spooky Ideas for you! Some of these are a bit more complicated while others are perfect for last minute!
Hosting a Halloween party? These Halloween Spooky Ideas have you covered! From table settings to decorations (indoor and out!), spooky treats, delicious drinks, treat bags, and more!
50 Spooky Halloween Ideas
- Halloween Table: Kathe with an E put together an amazing spooky Halloween table setting!
- Googly Party Lights: This frugal idea comes from About a Mom – This makes a great last minute addition to a party table!
- Frankenstein Goodie Bag: These goodie bags from Summer Scraps only take about 15 minutes and if you can draw a straight line, you can make them. Or do what I do – cheat and use a ruler 🙂
- Crafty Halloween Candy Jar: Susie QT Pies Cafe shared some cute candy jars the kids can make with a few items you probably have on hand already.
- DIY Sock Alien: For What it’s Worth shared a super simple craft using 3 items: a black sock, scissors, and a tennis ball! This one is so easy I think I’ll let the kids do it themselves this yar!
- Vintage Horror Movie Dessert Table: This Monster Mash tablescape from Spaceships and Laserbeams has “The Monster Mash” going through my head. Each aspect looks so easy to do but when put together, the table says WOW!
- Halloween Mantel / I’m always jealous of people with a fireplace, because they have a mantle to decorate! The Grant Life has a gorgeous and fun mantel for this spooky season. I especially love the little witches bottles she did!
- Candy Corn Candle / Songbirds and Buttons made a festive candle with candy corn for under $5!
- Mummy Juice Boxes / With only 4 items, you can make these spooky mummified juice boxes Stockpiling Moms shared. The kids will love these & it’s so easy to do!
- Mini Marshmallow Ghost Treat Bags / About a Mom’s treat bags use 4 items, are a frugal party favor, and so easy to make – even for the crafty challenged!
- Halloween Ikea Treat Jars / Summer Scraps made these fun treat jars using scrap paper, glue dots, and some cute little jars!
- Bat Lantern / Rebekah Gough’s bat lantern is a frugal and super easy craft that you can easily reuse every year!
- Halloween Wall Art / Second Chance to Dream turned some glitter paper and a cheap frame into a fun Halloween decoration!
- DIY Halloween Memory Tree / Second Chance to Dream created a wonderful memory tree with photos of Halloween’s past and some cute Halloween ornaments. This idea would work great for any Holiday with a few changes & can be reused from year to year.
- DIY Vinyl Window Stickers / Practically Functional might just have convinced me to finally give vinyls a try. I love how this turned out!
- Fall Scented Pumpkins / These fall scented pumpkins from Practically Functional are your typical Jack O’Lantern with a delicious smelling twist!
- The Pumpkin Gang / Pam’s Party and Practical Tips
- DIY Decoupage Treat Bucket / Simple and Trendy
- Mod Podged Lace Pumpkin / The Grant Life
- Edible Pumpkin Playdough Recipe / About a Mom
- How to Make Slime / Super Coupon Lady
- Halloween Ghost Footprints / Real Moms of Vegas
- Yarn Candy Corns / 99 Crafting
- Paper Plate Skeleton Tutorial / Pick Up Some Creativity
- Little Jack-O-Lanterns / Kaminski Creations
- Haunted House Canvas Art / That’s what Che Said
- Fabric Scrap Wreath / Covered in Modpodge
- Easy Autumn/Halloween Floral Wreath / Songbirds and Buttons
- Halloween Rag Wreath / Juggling Act Mama
- Easy Ribbon Wreath / The Pinning Mama
- Spooky Eyeball Wreath / 99 Crafting
- DIY Halloween Spooky Tree / Mom Endeavors
- Free Halloween Printable / Second Chance to Dream
- Snake and Snake Hatching’s Dinner / My Husband Ate All My Ice-Cream
- Candy Corn Marshmallow Pops / About a Mom
- Poor Mans Payday Candy Bar Mix / Miss Information
- Mummy Face Pizza / Susie QT Pies Cafe
- Frankenstein Pudding Cups / The Mom Creative
- Dead Lady Fingers / The Nerds Wife
- Purple Candy Apples / Rose Bakes
- Halloween Birthday Party Ideas / Make or Break
- Graveyard Dip and Brain Dip / Jo and Sue
- Easy Halloween Treats for Kids / Create Celebrate Explore
- Chocolate Snack Cake Bats / Hungry Happenings
- Halloween Muffin Tin / Another Lunch
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