Learn how to make these EASY and fun Halloween crafts for adults you’ll love! Get great and inexpensive ideas for gifts or decorating.
There are few things I love more on this earth than Halloween season. I call it a “season” because it’s not just a day for me. It’s an entire experience.
That was very dramatic, but I do really love Halloween. I love that there is no pressure for gift giving or family get togethers. No arguing. No politics. No sharing (explaining?) the same life updates over and over.
It’s all about the candy and the costumes!
For many people, it’s also all about the crafts. Littles love Halloween kids crafts, and a lot of people make costumes. That was one of my favorite things to do when I was young!
All Hallows Eve isn’t just for kids though. I’m on a mission, my friends – a mission to make this holiday for everyone. If I could have it my way, everyone on the planet would be wearing Halloween socks and crafting their little hearts out for all of October.
But with any big plan, you have to start small.
And that’s exactly why I’m sharing these Halloween crafts for adults with you. You may have looked around for projects that are a bit more “mature” but still easy to make, and that’s what you’ll find in the list below.
I want you to take a peek at this list, find something you’d like to make, and go all-in. Even if you’ve never made anything before, you’ll see an idea that you’ll be able to tackle. I promise.
The list features all sorts of themes – ghosts, skulls, witches, pumpkins, and more – and the projects are perfect for decor or gifts.
SO, read on, and then leave me a comment about whatever you try. I’d love to hear your thoughts!
(PS – don’t forget to check out our fall crafts for adults too)
Halloween Crafts for Adults
These Halloween craft ideas for adults are perfect for beginners! Get great ideas for fun projects you can use for gifts or decorating.
Free Standing Cheesecloth Ghost
Learn how to make a cheesecloth ghost for Halloween the easy way, with Mod Podge Stiffy! You can make these in any size you like.
DIY Halloween Wall Decor with a Blast of Glitter!
I love unique Halloween wall art, especially when it involves glitter. I created this Halloween plaque with several items from my stash!
This Halloween Coffin Tray is Creepy Crawly
Turn a mini wood coffin into a Halloween tray covered with creepy crawlies! This unique Halloween coffin is perfect for surprising guests.
Witch Hat Wreath with Dollar Tree Supplies
Learn how to make a witch hat wreath using Dollar Tree supplies like a wire wreath form, deco mesh, and glitter spiders. This is an easy Halloween craft that is great for beginning crafters.
(If you're looking for another option, check out this colorful mesh version too).
Halloween Potion Bottles from Pill Containers
Learn how to make these cool Halloween potion bottles from old pill bottles! You'll get free printables in this post, too.
DIY Halloween Cross Stitch Canvases
Make these Halloween cross stitch canvases in just a few simple steps! If you can hold a needle, you can do this project. Easy holiday decor in minutes!
DIY Halloween Bleach Dyed T-Shirts
These t-shirts are made using cute holiday signs from Dollar Tree. They turn out so cool you won't believe how easy they are to make!
Vintage Illustration Blocks for Your Holiday Table
If you love the vintage look, try adding these DIY Halloween blocks to your decor. They are very easy and can be used to display candles.
"Skeleton Trapped in Candy Corn" Decor
This DIY Halloween decor is hilarious! It's so easy to put together this skeleton in candy corn display.
DIY Spooky Pumpkins (Dollar Tree Supplies!)
Learn how to make DIY spooky pumpkins using Dollar Tree supplies! These are easy and perfect for creepy and vintage Halloween decorating.
Dollar Tree Wooden Ghost Decor
Learn how to decorate Dollar Tree wooden ghost decor using Mod Podge, paint, and napkins! This is an easy, budget friendly Halloween decor craft.
Lighted Pumpkin Topiary for a Halloween Front Porch
Grab some faux pumpkins from the craft store and create this unique Halloween pumpkin topiary! It will look perfect on your front porch. So festive!
Copycat Lush Turmeric Bath Bombs
Bath bombs never get old! I always love a good bath bomb, and these bat and pumpkin versions are perfect.
Pumpkin Spice Halloween Candles
I never thought of making candles using cookie cutters! Heidi shows you the easy way to do it featuring a pumpkin spice scent.
Window Art with a Vintage Theme
Use an old window to create fun and spooky DIY Halloween window art - perfect for a vintage or rustic themed holiday.
Skeleton Flamingo Tote
Alexis is kind enough to share the SVG file of this skeleton flamingo on her blog! You can use it to add to a tote (or a tee, or anything else you like).
Learn how to make these cute Halloween painted rocks that look like little jack o' lanterns! This is a great craft for kids or adults.
Easy Spider Crown
This is a crown fit for a spider queen! All you need is wire and some glitter spiders from the dollar store.
Spooky Halloween Candle Holders in Minutes
These spooky Halloween candle holders made with vintage photos and Mod Podge are fun holiday decor - and you can make them in minutes!
Halloween Wood Cutouts
Learn how to decorate Halloween wood cutouts using paint, Mod Podge, napkins, and other embellishments. Great to make for DIY holiday decor!
Cones for a Spooky Holiday Mantel
Looking for some easy holiday decor? These Halloween cones are so simple that even a kid can make them. Perfect for a spooky mantel!
Halloween Washi Tape Stickers
If you're a planner or calendar person, you're going to love this cute tutorial. Make washi tape stickers in the shapes of ghosts, pumpkins, and any other holiday characters you like.
Decorate BOO Letters
I decorated this wood Halloween craft in a short amount of time! These BOO letters are easy and great for a mantel or table display.
Easy Halloween Wreath in Four Steps
In less than 30 minutes you can have a cute holiday wreath that will put others to shame. It's so simple - only four steps.
Home Sweet Haunted House
Learn to make this cute “Home Sweet (Haunted) Home” Halloween embroidery wall hanging – and use up your fabric scraps. Get a free pattern too!
Painted Halloween Blocks
Make these cute little wood blocks out of 2x4 scraps! Paint them and then add faces using Sharpies, vinyl, stencils, or whatever you can find.
Spooky Skull Display in Minutes
This DIY Halloween skull display takes only a few minutes to put together – it’s the perfect last-minute holiday craft idea!
Spiderweb Wine Glasses
Not even wine glasses can avoid getting a sparkly Halloween touch! This is a very easy tutorial and perfect for holiday parties.
These Halloween Gift Tags Look Like Coffins
Use these unique Halloween gift tags to add to favor bags, candy, or even use as place cards for a holiday party! You can write on them, too.
Halloween Candy Jar
Learn how to make a candy jar made out of a terracotta pot, saucer, a glass bowl and wooden knob. Perfect for decorating and displaying your favorite Halloween treats!
Mini Halloween Decorations (Cute & Easy!)
Make these mini Halloween decorations using a $1 plaque and $1 birdhouses from the craft store. Very easy, colorful, and fun!
DIY Witch Hat Garland
Use wood circles, foam cones, and paint to make the cutest little witch hat garland ever! It's made of little witch hats. Fun for kids too.
Lace Spider Web Embroidery Hoop
This fun Halloween craft strikes a balance between spooky and charming! You've got black lace, some embroidery, and the cutest little beaded spider.
How to Make a Witches Broom
All you need to make this witch broom craft is a stick from your yard and stuff from the Dollar Tree! It's simple to make, and so pretty when it's finished.
Dollar Tree Skulls Makeover (Three Ways!)
There are so many things you can do with Dollar Tree skulls! This post shows you three EASY options to revamp them for Halloween decor. They look awesome!
These Confetti Party Favors Glow in the Dark!
Halloween jars that glow in the dark make a perfect confetti party favors for a holiday celebration. Fill them with handmade confetti!
Easy Bat Gnome
Sarah made this fun and FAST dollar store bat gnome in just ten minutes. And he's just so cute, I can't help but squee.
Spooky Apothecary Jars in Three Steps!
Learn how to make unique Halloween apothecary jars in three simple steps! These use plastic animals and paint. SO easy and perfect for holiday decor.
Budget Friendly Halloween Head
Can you believe this Bride of Frankenstein's hair was made out of pipe cleaners? I love it! Grab a foam head and get creative with this unique idea.
Crystal Balls with Floating Skulls
These smoky, creepy Halloween crystal balls are scary cheap and easy to make using items from the Dollar Tree Halloween section.
Vintage-Look Halloween Cat Trinket Box
Vintage Halloween themed crafts are some of my favorite! I promise you can paint this cute kitty face. It's easier than you might think.
Air Dry Clay Ghost Lights
These easy air-dry clay ghost tea lights are a simple Halloween decor idea. If you're just starting out crafting, this is a craft you'll definitely want to try.
DIY Halloween Wall Art Made with Buttons
Make EASY button art using orange and black buttons! This canvas art project is so easy, even a kid could make it. Perfect Halloween craft!
Halloween Mason Jar Lanterns for Decor
Learn how to make the cutest mason jar lanterns for Halloween using Mod Podge and tissue paper! Perfectly easy decor for kids or adults.
Simple Skeleton Pumpkin with Sparkle
Make a painted pumpkin with a skeleton design. This Halloween craft is SO easy - add Sparkle Mod Podge for a really festive touch!
Easy Broom Parking Sign
Learn to make a "broom parking" Halloween sign that is perfect for a door hanger or wreath adornment! Get a free printable to make it EASY.
"BOO" Potion Bottle Halloween Blocks
Use leftover scrap wood to make these fun Halloween blocks that look like potion bottles! You'll use paper and Mod Podge to decorate.
Spooky Sailings Pumpkin Balloon
Beware of spooky things in the sky with a vintage inspired hot air balloon. I love that this is made using an upside down faux pumpkin.
Spooky Pumpkin Terrarium
Learn how to make a spooky pumpkin terrarium for your holiday decorating! This Halloween terrarium is easy to put together in minutes, even if you’ve never crafted before.
Halloween Ornaments from Recycled Christmas!
In this budget friendly, recycled Halloween craft, you'll use Mod Podge and old Christmas ornaments to make these cool Halloween ornaments!
Glowing Skeleton Plaque
This unique skeleton decor is made using different sized dowel rods - AND it glows! So spooky and fun to make for the holiday.
Coffin Tray for a Halloween Celebration
Spice up your Halloween table with a confetti coffin tray! It makes perfect decor for your next holiday soirée. Who doesn't love confetti?!
Make a Halloween Centerpiece
Make a Halloween centerpiece in four simple steps! These Halloween candle holders are so easy, budget friendly, and great for last minute.
Spooky Spider Soap
These spooky spider soaps are a fun and easy Halloween craft that the whole family will enjoy making together! Super quick to make – you can whip up an entire batch in about 10 minutes!
DIY Image Transfer Candles for Halloween
Learn how to transfer images onto candles using tissue paper, wax paper, and a blow dryer! You can use any images that you like.
Framed Burlap Witch Art
Add some bewitching fun to your Halloween decor. This simple framed burlap witch art is an easy fall DIY project to make!
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