Non-Cheesy (and Non-Orange!) DIY Halloween Decorations

Non-Cheesy (and Non-Orange!) DIY Halloween Decorations

Taryn Williford
Oct 4, 2015
(Image credit: Corynne Pless)

So orange isn't really your color. And you don't quite subscribe to the Party City definition of "spooky." That doesn't mean you have to skip halloween decorating at all. It just means you need to get a little more creative.

Here are some pictures and projects to inspire your October decor:

Above: A gold and white halloween mantel from Corynne Pless on Houzz, featuring a painted magazine bookend and duct tape scallop garland.

(Image credit: Corynne Pless)

Another mantel from Houzz, this time with a bat garland made from duct tape and a calligraphed Poe print hung from a clothes hanger.

(Image credit: Adrienne Breaux)

For a spooky twist on lawn decor, try out skeleton flamingos, like in Jennifer's Spooky, Kooky Halloween Ready Home.

More inspiration from Jennifer's Halloween home:
10 Totally Unique, Stylish & Steal-Worthy Halloween Decorating Ideas

(Image credit: Sarah Jones/Brit+Co)

Try your hand at this DIY spider burlap table runner from Brit + Co.

(Image credit: A Beautiful Mess)

Decorate a cake (or any other Halloween party spread) with these easy, tiny ghosts, from A Beautiful Mess.

(Image credit: Jared Smith)

Turn copper mugs or any other glassware into tiny jack-o-lanterns like Ashley Rose from Sugar & Cloth did here.

Wrap your books in these on-theme printable book covers, courtesy of Little House on the Corner.

(Image credit: At the Picket Fence)

There's something a little "Silence of the Lambs" about the decoupaged moth pumpkin in this shot from At the Picket Fence.

(Image credit: Lovely Indeed)

Who needs carving tools? Give your pumpkins a coat of spray paint and let them speak for themselves, like these tiny message pumpkins from Chelsea Foy at Lovely Indeed.

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