Learn how to make 35+ Halloween garlands for a spooky party or to decorate your home for the holidays! You’ll love these unique tutorials.
If you know me, you’re going to think this next statement is crazy – I’ve never had a Halloween party. With my undying love for all things black and orange, and candy, and unique costumes . . . it’s just never happened.
I think I’m intimidated by the scale to which I feel I would need to have said Halloween party, when really a small gathering of people with some candy in a bowl would do. Do you need to go all out to have a great celebration? Absolutely not!
Regardless of whether you are having an All Hallows Eve party this year or you wouldn’t host if your life depended on it, I have some great DIYs for you today: Halloween garlands! I never realized how much I liked making garlands until I did it for the first time. They are REALLY fun to make!
Halloween garlands serve a lot of purposes. They are obviously party decor, but they are great for holiday home decorating as well. I love the unique ability of garlands to fill spaces as well as add interest to a simple Halloween display. Plus garlands are typically very easy to put together, which makes them a perfect craft for beginners. Even kids can get it on the action!
If you’d like to create a Halloween garland of your very own, whether for celebration or decor, I’ve got a great list for you below. Over 35 ideas for the cutest and/or spookiest buntings you’ve ever seen. All of them are easy to make, and all of them would look great on your mantel. Okay maybe not all of them at once.
Keep reading to get some great ideas, then let me know which ones you try in the comments. I’d also love to know . . . have you ever hosted a Halloween party?
Dress up your mantle, or any part of your home, with easy Halloween garland. This no-sew project is made with yarn and a few other craft supplies for an inexpensive craft project. It's also easy enough for kids.
Halloween doesn't have to be scary! This cute bat garland is a perfect "not spooky" Halloween decoration that is perfect for classrooms or party. This garland’s colors can be easily switched out to suit your theme!
This Halloween balloon garland makes quite a statement. It’s the perfect party backdrop for your little ghosts and goblins to dress up in their spooktacular costumes, carve pumpkins and, of course, eat all the sweets!
If you’re looking for a simple DIY Halloween decor idea to try with the kids this year (one that – bonus – will keep them quiet and busy for a good chunk of time), check out this kirigami paper spiderweb garland.
If you haven't started decorating for Halloween yet, never fear. It's not too late to make a garland! Easy to customize, perfect for parties or holidays and can be used for more than just dressing up your mantel.
If you like DIY Halloween garlands that light up, you're going to adore this cute candy corn version. Amy made these cute light covers, then you just add a few leaves - and you're ready to roll for fall and the holidays.
Sometimes you'd love a garland that hangs outside, but a lot of handmade materials aren't conducive to that. However, Duck Tape makes perfectly waterproof black and orange tape . . . create a holiday banner that can weather the storm.
Did you enjoy these Halloween garlands? I’d love for you to check out these other festive ideas: