DIY Lawn Halloween Decorations
Getting into the Halloween spirit is a whole lot of fun. One of the best ways to do so is by decorating your yard. However, store bought decorations can cost a lot of money. If you’ve got a bit of creativity and a willingness to do a little bit of arts and crafts, you can create DIY lawn Halloween decorations that will really make your yard stand out this year. Check out some great DIY lawn Halloween decorations ideas below!
DIY Lawn Halloween Decorations Idea #1: Pumpkins!
Since pumpkins are so abundant at this time of year, it’s easy to stock up and buy several of them at once. After you get them home, enlist the help of a few other people and set about carving spooky and/or silly faces into them. Jack o lanterns make great DIY lawn Halloween decorations, and they can be added to the compost pile or simply thrown away when the season is through. They are definitely must-have DIY lawn Halloween decorations!
DIY Lawn Halloween Decorations Idea #2: Fake Graves
Turn your front yard into a fake cemetery by creating fake gravestones. Fake graves are some of the most popular DIY lawn Halloween decorations, and it’s easy to see why. After all, you can write anything you want on them. Use plywood for best results, and invest in some decent permanent markers to help your graves pop out. Neighbors are sure to marvel at these DIY lawn Halloween decorations.
DIY Lawn Halloween Decorations Idea #3: Spider Webs
Draping spider webs over the trees and bushes in your front yard can be an excellent decorating idea. These are very easy DIY lawn Halloween decorations to make, too. All you need is a bag of cheap cotton – even cotton balls will do. Stretch and pull apart the cotton until it is very thin, then drape it over whatever you want. For a few dollars, you can even buy a bag of fake spiders and put them all over your web, adding to its general spookiness. These DIY lawn Halloween decorations are fun for the whole family to create.
DIY Lawn Halloween Decorations Idea #4: Ghosts
Go through your linen closet and dig up some old sheets that you don’t use anymore. Cut them into three feet by three feet squares, then stuff with wadded up newspaper. Use a permanent marker to give them ghostly faces, and use a string to hang them from trees in your front yard. These DIY lawn Halloween decorations are a creative and entertaining way to kick your decorating up a notch.
DIY Lawn Halloween Decorations Idea #5: Coffins
Use plywood to create some makeshift coffins and place them on your front yard. These are easy to create, DIY lawn Halloween decorations that really go the extra mile. Either check and see if anyone you know has any scrap plywood handy, or pick some up at your local hardware store – it’s very cheap. Your yard will be the spookiest one on the block!