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DIY Dollar Store Challenge Halloween Décor

Orly, Shirley and Maria create a custom DIYs for a low price with materials are from the dollar store.
Dollar Store Challenge Crafts
Level:
Beginner
How-To:
Home Decor

ORLY’S LAWN SPIDER MATERIALS:

  • Clear or black salad bowls 2 large for the body, 1 smaller for the head
  • Large black spiral brushes
  • Faux spiders
  • Bricks
  • Black spray paint
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

SHIRLEY’S HALLOWEEN POTS MATERIALS:

  • Terracotta pots
  • Hot glue gun and glue sticks

TO CREATE THE CREEPY CRAWLY POT:

  • Fake bugs
  • White spray paint

TO CREATE THE GOOGLY EYE POT:

  • Googly eyes
  • Black spray paint

TO CREATE THE JACK-O-LANTERN POT:

  • Black felt
  • Orange spray paint
  • Scissors
  • Chalk

MARIA’S HALLOWEEN DESSERT STATION MATERIALS:

  • Halloween road signs
  • Broomstick
  • Wheat
  • Twine
  • Plastic cauldrons
  • Spiderweb cake stands
  • Craft pumpkins
  • Clear plastic plates
  • Halloween napkins
  • Spray paint black, white and fall colors
  • Gold paint pen
  • Mod podge and brush
  • Scissors
  • Wooden board

ORLY’S LAWN SPIDER INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Spray paint the inside of your salad bowls black if they are clear. Allow to dry.
  2. Bend your brushes into the shape of spider legs. Hold the handle flat and bend the brush up, bend down to create a triangle and then the end of the brush flat. Repeat with all your legs.
  3. Weigh down your legs with bricks. Use some hot glue to attach the handle to the handle of the brush to the bottom of the brick.
  4. Put the legs in place on your lawn so that you have eight, four on each side.
  5. Place the body bowls opening down over the bricks.
  6. Glue the faux spiders onto the front of the small bowl as eyes.
  7. Place the head in front of the body and enjoy!

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SHIRLEY’S HALLOWEEN POTS:

Jack-O-Lantern Pot:

  1. Spray paint your pots orange. Allow to dry before gluing.
  2. Use some chalk to draw the jack-o-lantern face onto some black felt.
  3. Cut out the face with scissors.
  4. Hot glue facial pieces to pot
  5. Place a plant in and enjoy!

Googly Eye Pot:

  1. Spray paint the pot black. Allow to dry.
  2. Hot glue googly eyes on as desired.
  3. Place a plant in and enjoy!

Creepy Crawly Pot:

  1. Use hot-glue to attach fake bugs to the pot.
  2. Spray paint pot white. Allow to dry.
  3. Place a plant in and enjoy!

MARIA’S DESSERT STATION

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Spray paint all the elements you need to. Paint the signs and board black, the pumpkins in desired fall colors and the spiderweb trays white. Allow to dry.
  2. While the paint dries, create the Halloween plates. Paint the back of the clear plate with mod podge. Place the napkin face down on top. Trim to edge of the plate with scissors and allow to dry. Repeat with as many plates as desired. Allow to dry.
  3. Use the gold paint pen to draw words and border onto the signs.
  4. Glue the signs onto the board facing outward.
  5. Create the broom, place the wheat around the broomstick and tie to secure with twine. Cut to length of board if necessary.
  6. Hang the cauldrons on the broomstick, place on top of the signs. Glue in place to steady if necessary.
  7. Dress the table with the pumpkins.
  8. Place the candy in the cauldrons, set the plates out and enjoy!

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