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Cheap And Creepy Halloween Decorations


Cheap And Creepy Halloween Decorations

Halloween is one of the best times of year for crafters and these easy to do Halloween crafts will not break the bank. You can decorate your home for under 50.00 if you use a little imagination and a lot of Halloween Creepy.

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Jello Mold


Jello with a small Skeleton sunk into the middle makes a very cheap and creepy decoration

Chocolate Severed Hand


You will need:

A bowl of beach sand

1 package white chocolate bark

1 Package Milk Chocolate Bark

1 Rubber Glove

1 Red Gell Cake Icing

1 Red Regular Frosting

1 baggie Tie


1 shoe box

4-5 pieces white tissue paper

Making The Severed Hand


Preparing The Chocolate :

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Put one package of white bark into a bowl with one square milk chocolate. For darker skin use more milk chocolate.

Microwave the chocolate for 3 minutes and it should be liquid. Let it cool down slightly so it's warm and liquid and not hot.

Preparing the hand:

Moisten the sand and stick your fingers down into. It should form the mold for the hand.

Pour the chocolate into the rubber glove 3/4 full. Tie with a baggie tie so the chocolate does not leak out.

Place the chocolate filled hand into the space where you created the mold in the sank and place it in the refrigerator for a 1/2 hour

Put It All Together:

Once hard open and peel off the glove. Place your hand into the box so the fingers are toward you. Arrange the tissue paper around it and decorate with both the gell icing and regular frosting.

This makes a great cake topper also or the centerpiece for a table display.

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Glowing Faces And Hands


Purchase and place the masks and gloves on newspaper. Spray with the glow in the dark spray and watch your haunted house light up where ever you put them. Leave them in large groups or use only one or two. Either way it's cheap and CREEEEEEPY

Masks and Hands

Magic Potion - You will need dry ice


You will need glass containers. Any see though container will work. Fill with cracked ice and a white glow stick. Fill with water and add a few drops of your favorite food coloring. Add the dry ice when it gets dark and crack the white glow stick when it gets dark. The potion will foam for approximately ten minutes.

If you want the dry ice to foam higher add some warm water on top.

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Milk Jug Skeleton


Imagine the faces of your Halloween guests as you finish dinner and break out a Kitty Litter Pie for desert. It's simple to make. Make sure your friends and family don't see it until you are ready to serve. If you can do it with a straight face it would go off even better.

Cook Time

Prep Time: 30

Total Time: 30

Serves: 10-15


  • 2 Boxes Graham Crackers
  • 1 Cup Melted Butter
  • 3 Packages Instant Chocolate Pudding
  • 1 Package Instant Caramel Pudding
  • 1 Cake Decorating Bag With Large Round Tip
  • Whip Cream (optional)
  • Milk.. as per package of pudding


  1. 1. Pound Graham Crackers to the consistency of kitty litter.
  2. 2. Add Butter and mix gently so the pieces are coated but, not soggy
  3. 3. Bake on a cookie sheet for 10 minutes at 350. The pieces should be firm like a crumbled pie crust.
  4. 4. Prepare pudding as per package and let it chill for 15 minutes until firm
  5. 5. Spread half the graham crackers on the bottom of a clean, never used kitty litter pan.
  6. 6, Add the chocolate pudding
  7. 7, Completely cover the pudding with the second half of the graham crackers.
  8. 8. Place the prepared Caramel Pudding in a cake decorating bag and draw in the poop with the tip.
  9. 9. Add a clean, never used, poop scoop as the serving spoon.
  10. 10. Chill before serving
  11. 11. You can substitute tootsie rolls for the caramel pudding

Glue Gun Cob Webs

You will need a few cans of compressed air, a glue gun and some glow in the dark glue sticks.

Heat up the glue gun for a few minutes. When you see a drop of melted glue on the tip hold the compressed air up toward it. Blow the glue toward the area you want to create the cob webs. Add plastic spiders.

The video demonstrates the same process but, uses a compressed air gun. Either way will achieve the same thing

Luminescence Powder

A little bit of spray adhesive makes everything glow. Spray your boring tree with the adhesive and add the luminescence powder or you can add the luminescence powder inside a glass ball for a bright Christmas without the expensive lights.

Guestbook Comments

KonaGirl from New York on November 10, 2015:

Lori, you rock! I swear you come up with the most creative ideas! I did LMFAO with that kitty litter dessert! I am pinning this to my Halloween Decor board. Wish I had found it a little soon. The head in a jar would have been awesome sitting in a window.

Mary Guimont from Pacific Northwest on October 21, 2015:

Awesome ideas

Anna Christie from London, United Kingdom on October 03, 2015:

Thanks for these ghoulish recipes I'm sure anybody's guests will love them

poetryman6969 on September 26, 2014:

I thought this sort of thing was all in fun until I did some research and found out that even the nobility ate mummified flesh hundreds of years ag. They called it eating mummy.

Deborah Carr from Orange County, California on September 13, 2014:

These are great Halloween decorations. Thanks for the detailed explanations on how to create them, too!

Debra Schnon on September 08, 2014:


Debra Schnon on September 08, 2014:

Cool ideas...It's going to be interesting for my guests!?

Dancing Cowgirl Design from Texas on October 24, 2013:

Glue stick cob webs...I can't glue anything with out getting tons of strings like that, so I'm sure that idea will work. The others, like you said, are some pretty creepy stuff that you can make yourself. Great ideas for Halloween!

CharMarie on September 24, 2013:

Great ideas for decorating! Thanks for the info!

Mamabyrd from West Texas on September 14, 2013:

Love the ideas!! We are really excited to decorate for Halloween this year!

opatoday on August 31, 2013:


marktplaatsshop on August 29, 2013:

This is real creepy fun stuff, and ideas, thanks for sharing

mathew31 on August 24, 2013:

Great ideas! I love the head in a jar and the glowing faces - very creepy.

mel-kav on August 22, 2013:

These are such great ideas! I love them - will have to make some this Halloween. Don't think I can make the severed hand though - because I'd have to eat the chocolate.

katiecolette on July 01, 2013:

Good ideas for decorating on a budget :) Well done!

katiecolette on July 01, 2013:

Good ideas for decorating on a budget :) Well done!

desilegend on April 12, 2013:

Nice, I'll wait until my son grows up.

darciefrench lm on November 18, 2012:

Our Christmas tree is a fake one we bought at a thrift store for $10, and the decorations are all given or hand made.

Julia Morais on October 31, 2012:

This is awesome...I've now got some great ideas for Christmas projects with my nephew. Thanks!!

anonymous on October 30, 2012:

this is a great lense. Happy Halloween.

loveanime22 on October 26, 2012:

great lens love these halloween decorations

nhannguyen686 on October 24, 2012:

great lens!

Peggy Hazelwood from Desert Southwest, U.S.A. on October 22, 2012:

Great ideas. Love the noodle legs in the kettle! Cute!

Stevenghareeb on October 20, 2012:

great lens

tfsherman lm on October 19, 2012:

So much great stuff on this lens! I really love that glow in the dark ghost -- the masks are great but they're REALLY scary. Thanks!

pinoyrecipe on October 19, 2012:

i really love these halloween decorations, hope i could have one

anonymous on October 19, 2012:

Love the pool noodle legs sticking out of the caldron, very cheap and very cool! Thanks for the great ideas and Happy Halloween!

lewisgirl on October 18, 2012:

Wonderful ideas!

anonymous on October 18, 2012:

great ideas after reading this i will surely do something unique on this Halloween. Thanks for sharing. Keep up the good work

Faye Rutledge from Concord VA on October 16, 2012:

I love these creepy Halloween decorating ideas!

sailor_man on October 16, 2012:

nice Halloween lens

JoshK47 on September 25, 2012:

Very cool selections! Thanks for sharing!

Eileen from Western Cape , South Africa on September 22, 2012:

Awesome lens ... have pinned it !

Ruthi on September 21, 2012:

Cheap and creepy Halloween decorations work for me! I really like that video on how to tie a rope spider web.

rainykua on September 20, 2012:

the glowing faces look really creepy!

mumsgather on September 19, 2012:

I totally agree with you on the thinking ahead part. Nice lens. I'm pinning it on my Halloween Ideas board.

Elyn MacInnis from Shanghai, China on September 19, 2012:

I love your title! I am still chuckling.

Camden1 on September 18, 2012:

What a fun lens - I've pinned this so I can find it a little closer to Halloween!

Diana Grant from United Kingdom on September 18, 2012:

Really good ideas here - I shall pass it on to my grandchildren. Blessings. The luminous sprayed articles were good, and I love the kitty litter tray - so disgusting!

Melissa Miotke from Arizona on September 16, 2012:

I love the glowing masks!

rachelscott on September 13, 2012:

Now i can also decorate my home at halloween.

vermontmom on September 13, 2012:

Really superior ideas in this one! And they won't break the bank.

dellgirl on September 12, 2012:

What a fun lens, I really enjoyed it. Congratulations on your good work and for making MonsterBoard: SquidAngel 500!

Gloria Freeman from Alabama USA on September 12, 2012:

I like cheap, blessed and added to my lens..Squid Angel flinnie.

Gloria Freeman from Alabama USA on September 12, 2012:

Hi thanks for sharing all these cheap and fun decorations.

anonymous on September 10, 2012:

Ohhhhh, I like the Milk Jug Skeleton and the Rope Spider Web!

KimGiancaterino on September 09, 2012:

You know, I have my own Kitty Littter Cake lens, but you couldn't pay me to eat the thing. With my latest batch of foster kitties I'm up to 4 real litter boxes. Love your cheap and creepy ideas. Happy Halloween 2012!

Tony Bonura from Tickfaw, Louisiana on September 08, 2012:

I have always been more into homemade decorations rather than the store bought stuff. It says something nice when a person takes the time to actually spend time making their own decorations.


gatornic15 on September 07, 2012:

It's always nice to have ideas to decorate inexpensively. Blessed

happynutritionist on September 07, 2012:

Yes, I would definitely say that you have some creepy things here...blessed Have a nice weekend.

TriciaLymeMom on September 07, 2012:

Great ideas, thanks! Will be linking to this on my Halloween Under $5 lens.

Tolovaj Publishing House from Ljubljana on September 03, 2012:

Really nice decoration ideas for Halloween. Spider is my favorite!

Mary Norton from Ontario, Canada on September 02, 2012:

Enjoyed the ideas you have given here.

Ellen Gregory from Connecticut, USA on September 02, 2012:

Some really great ideas.

WriterJanis2 on September 01, 2012:

Love all your wicked ideas.

Trixiesmom2u on August 31, 2012:

I love your kitty litter pie. I will try to serve it for our community Halloween party.

MarkSierra on August 30, 2012:

I've seen that kitty litter dish before and it is quite realistic.

aquarian_insight on August 29, 2012:

The kitty litter pudding got me...ewwww. Great ideas here - well done!

MillBucks on August 23, 2012:

Thanks for the great Halloween ideas and recipes, enjoyed reading through your lens very much..

Adam Turner on August 22, 2012:

thanks :)

Ardyn25 on August 22, 2012:

Very cool Halloween ideas.

MrMojo01 on August 22, 2012:

Great lens! I enjoyed it!

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