Top 5 Cheap Halloween DIY Projects

We have spent all month planning, preparing, and (more likely) probably procrastinating, for the scariest day of the entire year....Halloween! 

If you are a Halloween procrastinator, as I am, here are my top 5 last-minute, cheap, and easy Halloween DIY decorations, costumes, and treats! 

Get creative. Use a play on words for a cheap costume! 

For example...

Find name labels for cheap at Walmart or the Dollar Store (only $1.00!)

Find name labels for cheap at Walmart or the Dollar Store (only $1.00!)

You can pick up color shades for FREE at Lowes, Home Depot, or Walmart! 

You can pick up color shades for FREE at Lowes, Home Depot, or Walmart! 

You can find a good face painting kit from $5 to $35 at Walmart or Kmart. 

You can find a good face painting kit from $5 to $35 at Walmart or Kmart. 

This costume only costs .80 cents, and can be cheaper depending on the number of nickels you attach! 

This costume only costs .80 cents, and can be cheaper depending on the number of nickels you attach! 

Decorate your apartment or house with DIY Halloween decoration ideas. 

Use jars, candles, tissue paper, decoupage, tape, and permanent markers! 

Use jars, candles, tissue paper, decoupage, tape, and permanent markers! 

Make wall silhouettes with cardboard or black paper cutouts! 

Make wall silhouettes with cardboard or black paper cutouts! 

Marshmallow witches, fast and easy to make! www.tasteofhome.com

Marshmallow witches, fast and easy to make! www.tasteofhome.com

Make cheap treats! 

There are so many frighteningly delicious recipes out there, instead of buying food for Halloween parties, make your own scary treats! 

 

 

 

 

 

Go for the fun and cheap Halloween activities! 

Find pumpkins as cheap as $4! 

Find pumpkins as cheap as $4! 

  • Host a pot-luck party with all of your friends. Everyone brings a dish! 
  • Have a scary movie night with your friends -- rent your favorite scary movies, or search Netflix!
  • Carve a pumpkin! 
  • Make your own Halloween party, with scary DIY decorations and cheap treats! 

Buy stuff after Halloween!

After Halloween is the best time to buy stuff for next year! Plan ahead! 

Happy decorating! 

Mallory