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18 DIY Halloween Hacks You Can Make From Stuff You Already Have!

by Julia Lynn Rubin

You don’t need to spend big bucks this year to make your home a fun and festive place for Halloween!

With a little creativity and ingenuity, you can serve up some tasty Halloween snacks (including healthy ones), create fun and whimsical decorations, and surprise your friends and family with a variety of homemade treats and surprises.

Holiday DIY is always fun, whether you’re at it solo or with friends and family. So go ahead, even if you don’t consider yourself to be particularly crafty, try these easy ideas on for size!

Please SHARE these great DIY Halloween ideas that are cheap, simple, and fun!

1. Boo-Juice!

1. Boo-Juice!

2. Spooky ghost milk jugs

2. Spooky ghost milk jugs

Click here for simple step-by-step instructions!

3. Little candy orange "pumpkins"

3. Little candy orange "pumpkins"

Click here to learn how to make these fun snacks!

4. Styrofoam spiders

4. Styrofoam spiders

Spray styrofoam balls (the ones pictured are 6” in diameter) with several coats of black spray paint, waiting for the paint to dry for a minute in between coats. Then push in black pipe cleaners, bending them to look like spider legs!

5. Serve dinner Dracula-style!

5. Serve dinner Dracula-style!

6. Ghost garland

6. Ghost garland

Click here for instructions on how to make these little guys!

7. Melted crayon pumpkin

7. Melted crayon pumpkin

Using a white pumpkin, glue around 16 colorful crayons cut in half around the stem. After the glue has dried, has a hair dryer to melt them.

8. Witch finger snacks

8. Witch finger snacks

Dip pretzel slices into green chocolate melt and add sliced almonds for fingernails!

9. Duct tape a pumpkin with colorful tape for a fun effect.

9. Duct tape a pumpkin with colorful tape for a fun effect.

10. Mad scientist shots

10. Mad scientist shots

Serve shots (or juice for kids) in plastic syringes!

11. Jack-o-Lantern mandarin oranges

11. Jack-o-Lantern mandarin oranges

These make a great alternative to candy!

12. Hanging googly bats

12. Hanging googly bats

13. Fall fall leaf mason jars

13. Fall fall leaf mason jars

14. Bloody candles

14. Bloody candles

15. Mummy dogs

15. Mummy dogs

This is fun to make with your kids. Click here for the recipe!

16. Graveyard pudding snack

16. Graveyard pudding snack

Click here for the recipe!

17. Pumpkin guacamole

17. Pumpkin guacamole

18. Spider web dip

18. Spider web dip

Click here for instructions!

Please SHARE these fantastic DIY ideas with all of your friends this Halloween!

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