Give your home a spooky makeover for less with these dollar store Halloween decor ideas. From wreaths to centerpieces, there are DIY decoration ideas for your whole house. You can get most of the items for these projects at Dollar Tree or other dollar stores. However, you will need some basic crafting supplies such as hot glue gun, paint, paint brushes, etc.
Things You Can Get at Dollar Tree:
- plastic and foam skulls
- plastic and foam pumpkins
- creepy cloth
- pumpkin pails
- spiders and webs
- crows, rats, insects, etc.
- halloween ribbons
- glass candleholders
- picture frames
- Mod Podge
- & much more
Crafting Supplies You May Need:
- Hot glue gun (my favorite one is this one from Amazon, it’s a mini so it’s great for small projects like these and it comes with the glue sticks). You can also find them for a similar price at Walmart.
- Small paint or sponge brush. You can get them for $0.50-$1 at Walmart
- Acrylic paint or spray paint. You can get small bottles of acrylic paint for $0.50 and basic spray paint for $1-$2 at Walmart
- Craft knife
Skeleton & Skull Dollar Store
Printed Halloween Candles from Gina Michele
crime scene tape (Dollar Tree) + thin wooden yard stakes + bag of bones (Dollar Tree) + skull (Dollar Tree)
Spider Dollar Store Halloween Decor DIY Ideas
white taper candles (Dollar Tree, 2pk), glass taper candle holder (Dollar Tree), white spray paint ($1 Walmart), plastic spiders (Dollar Tree) + spider webs (Dollar Tree)
Paint the candleholders and vase white. Glue spiders to candles. Add spider webs
Spiderweb Halloween Candle Holder from Chicken Scratch NY
webs with spiders (Dollar Tree) + battery operated tealight candle (Dollar Tree) + mason jar (Dollar Tree)
black picture frame + white dollies + large black spiders
You can get all these items at Dollar Tree
Glowing Spiders from The Keeper of the Cheerios
Ghost Dollar Store Halloween Decor DIY Ideas
Ghost Leaf Bags from Everyday Art
white foam ball (Dollar Tree) + Black Felt or Foam (Dollar Tree) + Wood Dowel (Walmart – $1.50) + Ribbon (Dollar Tree)
Pumpkin Dollar Store Halloween Decor DIY Ideas
black spray paint ($0.99 – Walmart) + 3 jack o lantern treat pails (Dollar Tree) + creepy cloth (Dollar Tree)
Upcycled Dollar Tree Shabby Chic Pumpkin from Living Chic Mom
Creepy Dollar Store Halloween Decor DIY Ideas
cheap white trash bags (Dollar Tree) + rope or twine (Dollar Tree)
Create an outline of a body with trash and wrap it up in the trash bag and rope.
(Ex: use a milk jug for the head)
acrylic paint in (black, gray, purple) + insects + plastic candy jar
While you can’t get these exact jars at Dollar Tree, you can get a similar one and you could use e6000 glue to attach a glass taper candleholder to the bottom
creepy cloth + plastic skull + halloween florals + plastic spider + black spray paint ($1 – Walmart)
You can get the picture frame at a thrift store for $5 and you can just paint it black
White taper candles (2 pack – Dollar Tree) + red taper candle (2 pack – Dollar Tree).
Just light the red candle and drip it over the top of the white candle.
Tip: If you don’t have a candelabra, you can put the candles inside an empty wine bottle (Dollar Tree)
and put a creepy printable label on the bottle.
Cute Dollar Store Halloween Decor DIY Ideas
Halloween napkins + toilet paper
Both items can be found at Dollar Tree)
floor mat (Dollar Tree) + stencils + acrylic paint
Spooky Eyes Dollar Store Halloween Decor DIY Ideas
Paper towel or toilet paper rolls + glow sticks (Dollar Tree)
Cut paper towel roll in half. Cut out eye designs and put glow sticks inside.
Place in bushes for a scary effect!
Googly Eye Wreath from Number 2 Pencil