You can make inexpensive DIY haunted house decorations easily right in your home. Decorating a haunted house does not have to cost an arm and a leg. This article will provide you with detailed instructions on creating inexpensive DIY haunted house decorations.
Curtains can be used to separate rooms, add false walls, and just make your haunted house look plain old creepy. DIY curtains for a haunted house are easy and inexpensive to make. For this decoration all you will need is scissors, an old sheet in white, gray, or black. If you are using a white or grey sheet you will also need red paint. If you are using a black sheet glow in the dark paint works well. A paintbrush can come in handy, but you can also use your hands for a more natural look. If you do not have a sheet a tablecloth also works well.
Start by using the scissors to cut the bottom of the sheet into shreds. You can rip the cut slits to make the shredded curtain look more realistic. Then add the blood or glow in the dark paint using your hands or a paintbrush. Just smear the paint onto the sheet in random patterns. Add handprints for a creepy detail as well. When the sheet is dry you can hang it in your haunted house as part of your decorations.
Another fun DIY decoration that is great in any haunted house is specimen jars. You can create one or two of these jars or you can create several. For this DIY decoration you will need jars, paint, labels, a marker, water, and food coloring. You will also need items to fill the jars with.
There are several inexpensive options available for this haunted house decoration. Using fake body parts, alien toys, doll parts, and fake bugs always work well in this Halloween decoration. You can also use different types of food such as pasta, cauliflower, and olives; these items resemble worms, brains, and frog eyes. Another good item to fill a specimen jar can be found at local toy stores. There are a variety of toys that will grow when placed in water. They usually come in animal or fish shapes. Feel free to cut them into pieces and use them in this haunted house decoration.
After you have all the items simply add them to the jars with the water and food coloring for a fun effect. Paint the lids and secure them on the jars tightly to prevent the liquid from spilling out. Now label the jars for the full impact of this DIY decoration. Adding funny or creepy descriptions to the labels will really make this haunted house decoration stand out so be creative with the wording you chose.
Haunted house decorations are a lot of fun to make. Try these inexpensive DIY decorations when decorating your haunted house this Halloween.