Learn how to make these pretty Halloween candle holders – great for decorating and giving as gifts. You’ll love these DIYs on a budget! They are also great for beginning crafters as all of these holiday projects are very easy.
The holidays always come around way quicker than expected, at least for me. Is this the case for you too? Here’s what happens every single year around Halloween: it’s October 1st, and then the next day it’s October 21st. Just like that! It’s so weird. Maybe this sounds familiar.
Inevitably if you haven’t started Halloween decorating or crafts yet, you’re scrambling, just like me. Honestly my best decorations for the current year are the ones I made the year before at the last minute. I hope I’m not making you think I’m a huge flake . . . I love Halloween crafts, I’m just never ready!
If you’re like me, it’s okay! Because I have your back with these Halloween candle holders. I’m going to help you get prepare with some spooky selections! Not only are these easy but they are budget friendly. Yep, lots of Dollar Tree supplies.
I find that, when decorating for the holidays, one thing that always sets the tone quite nicely is candles. With it getting dark earlier each day, with gray skies and impending rain (at least here in the PNW), with everyone home and cozy . . . candle holders are a welcome decor item that everyone seems to love.
Not only are Halloween candle holders perfect for decor (indoor and out), but they are a must for any parties. They also work for gifts as well! Bring your host or hostess one of these awesome candle holders to let them know you appreciate them.
I already gave you some ideas for Halloween lanterns, and you may see just a few of those crafts on this list. But most of them are new projects I want you to check out, perfect for holding either real or LED candles (whichever you prefer).
Take a peek through the list and let me know which ones you’ve tried, which are your favorite, and any other ideas you have for Halloween lighting you’d like me to know about. Meanwhile, enjoy the ideas below!
Halloween Candle Holders
Make DIY Halloween candle holders that you'll love to display with holiday decor or give as gifts. Get over 25 ideas here!
Thrift-store glasses become centerpiece-ready with a coat of black spray paint. Choose textural goblets for the most detail, set them upside down to spray-paint, and use tape around the tops of some to keep the tops clear. Touch up any edges with a black permanent marker after the goblets dry and place your candles!
Add some gothic romance to your Halloween decor with Mod Podge Stiffy and black lace around flameless candles. This is a fun and affordable craft for your Halloween party that will elevate the creepiness of your table decor.
If you're looking for an inexpensive option to decorate candle holders, think about sweater sleeves! Yep, this genius - it's also very close to free if you get the glass at the dollar store (you could use socks too!).
Have you ever used cheesecloth and Mod Podge? You need to try a cheesecloth ghost - and at the same time, use the excess to make this cool mummified candle holder that looks like it's been around for hundreds of years.
I love these Halloween votives because of their awesome Gothic feel! Learn how to make them - you won't believe how easy it is. You just need some lace trim and needle/thread (you could also use a glue gun).
Dollar store craft ideas for Halloween are fun and affordable, especially when it’s a Frankenstein craft! With a little creativity, you can easily make this Frank votive holder to spookify your haunted house.
I don't think green gets used enough in Halloween crafts, which is why I love this Halloween candle holder! Yes, I particularly love the lime green combined with black and purple. These would be perfect for parties.
Do you own a hot glue gun? Head to the dollar store and get some candles or candle holders . . . then grab some plastic bugs . . . and get to work. If you are a beginning crafter but want some spooky decor, this idea is going to be perfect!
Simple is the way to go with this easy tutorial for spider web candle holders. After a quick trip to the dollar store and an even quicker date with a glue gun, you’ll be ready to enjoy the witching hour.