Budget-Friendly Halloween Decorating Ideas

With school commencing in a few weeks for kids, stores are gearing up for Halloween to take advantage of families looking to decorate their homes early. 

From goblins, bats, and witches to intricately decorated pumpkins, this year will surely be exciting with so many new monsters scaring us on TV, like Stranger Things' Demogorgon my grandson got from Amazon, and many more oddities.

The options are endless on what you can create with so many DIY ideas if your cutting back and reusing what you currently have. Below are some fun Budget-Friendly Halloween Decorating Ideas for your home.

Halloween Decoration Ideas

The front door is your presentation to visitors and the first impression your visitors will see. Why not add something you already have or get your kids to create something simple with Paper and color? Let them get creative hanging up spider webs or cheap finds at the Dollar Spot at Target.

Another cool find is creating Halloween Luminary Lights with Mason Jars, Soda Bottles, Bags and so much more.

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You can repurpose what you already have now, give it a paint job and boom, instant Halloween decoration or lights for your front door!


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Add a Halloween door hanger on your front door that you can either make or buy on Etsy. If that's not enough, you can skip over to Pinterest's Halloween Ideas to find even more ideas to inspire to stand out this year! 


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  • Decorate windows with artificial spiders and cobwebs.
  • Position creepy candles in your front windows.
  • Spray paint light bulbs to darken your porch light.
  • Grab some cobwebs or spiders from the Dollar Store and hang them around your door.
  • Check out stores like Marshalls or Ross for deep discounted Halloween decorations. 

Whatever you choose for your home, have fun with it and get creative. There are many spooky ideas out there for the entire family to participate in this Halloween. Have fun!

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