15 DIY Halloween Garlands

One of my absolute favorite Halloween decorations to make are garlands. They are a great way to add some Halloween spirit to your home without having to put decorations in every nook and cranny, or spreading around that cobweb stuff everywhere. There are so many clever and simple DIY Halloween garlands out there, many of which require materials you most likely already have lying around the house! That’s my kind of DIY. A lot of these garlands can be easily customized to look however you would like! Do slightly different shapes, or different colors if you have a specific Halloween color pallet going on in your household. I mean, black and orange? I’m a little bit over it. Ha! But seriously, I firmly believe that a new garland can do wonders for the heart. Even a spooky or creepy Halloween one! And many of these would be awesome to make with little ones. You can do the hard part and let them go to town decorating and adding their special kid touches. Take a peek at these 15 awesome and super clever DIY Halloween garlands and make a few while you’re at it.

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    Click through to see more DIY ghastly garlands! 

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    It's simple and perfectly Halloween-y. I think it would be fun to make three in different colors to hang together. 

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  • Bats 3 of 16
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    These bats are adorable! They would make such a fun touch to your Halloween decor. 

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  • Ghost Cups 4 of 16
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    Kids would love these! They might not get that they are supposed to be ghosts right aways, but still. 

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  • Spiders 5 of 16
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    I wish I was skilled enough to make these paper chain spiders. They're so intricate and creepy. 

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  • Duct Tape Bunting 6 of 16
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    Classic black and orange in the ever loved bunting shape. Bonus, the duct tape is weather proof! 

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  • Ghosts 7 of 16
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    You could easily make these ghosts or use the same shape to make gravestones! The eyes are really cute too. 

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  • Fringe 8 of 16
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    A fringy black garland is exactly what your house needs. It's not too themed, but it's perfect. Because it's black. 

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  • Candy 9 of 16
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    What says Halloween more than some candy? Halloween colors make it just perfect for your holiday decor. 

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  • Spider Web 10 of 16
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    I really want to try this one. It's such a better alternative to the batting cobwebs that get everywhere. 

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  • Characters 11 of 16
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    This would be a great one to make with the kids. My favorite is the cat. So cute! 

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  • Pac Man 12 of 16
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    I have always loved the little ghosts from Pac Man. Those big eyes are cute and creepy at the same time. This garland is genius. You have to take a look and see how it's done! 

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  • Candy Corn 13 of 16
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    Good old candy corn. It's a classic Halloween candy and we all have plenty of it, so why not make a fun garland? 

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  • Jack O Lanterns 14 of 16
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    Cut out some pumpkin shapes and draw on some fun and goofy faces. It's a great one to make with little ones. 

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  • Cats 15 of 16
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    Aren't the lights for eyes genius? The simple cat head shape is pretty perfect too. 

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  • Dressed Up Ghosts 16 of 16
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    These cute and quirky ghosts are already dressed up for Halloween! Just print them off and string them together.

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