It’s that time of year again! No, not pumpkin spice latte season - it’s time for Halloween! Our favourite part of this spooky season is by far the decor. From ghouls and goblins to scarecrows and pumpkins, the sky’s the limit for eerie decorations. If you’re looking for the best way to dress up your home this All-Hallows Eve, we’ve got you covered. Thrift store Halloween decorations are fun to create and look great inside and out. Plus, when you shop at Goodwill Industries, you’ll get DIY Halloween decor for less, all while helping members of our community who live with disabilities.
Ready to get into the Halloween spirit? To help you get started, here are our top five favourite thrift store Halloween decoration ideas!
Please note: if you’re creating these decorations with children, some steps will require adult supervision (e.g. hot glue gunning, cutting, spray painting, etc.).
When it comes to thrift store Halloween decorations, this DIY Halloween decor is simple and looks great indoors or out!
Here’s what you’ll need to get started:
Ready to create your very own Trick-or-Treat Pumpkin Pail Tower? Here’s how.
There you have it - a DIY pumpkin tower perfect for Halloween.
Consider using your pumpkin tower as a candy dish. Fill the top bucket with treats for everyone to enjoy!
Halloween wouldn’t be complete without scarecrows! So, why not make your own this year. Thrift store Halloween decorations like this are fun and easy to make. Better yet, all the supplies you’ll need can be found at your local thrift shop!
To make a DIY scarecrow, you’ll need the following supplies:
Now that you have everything you’ll need, let’s get building!
There you have it - your very own Halloween scarecrow!
Thrift store Halloween decorations don’t get more fun than this! This DIY Halloween decor is a perfect project for all ages.
Here’s what you’ll need to create your very own Melted Crayon Pumpkin:
With all your supplies in hand, follow these steps:
Not only is this DIY decor simple and fun to make, but it also allows you to get as creative as you’d like.
For a decorated home that really stands out, create a whole patch of melted crayon pumpkins! Try out different colours and patterns for a bright and brilliant look.
This DIY Halloween decor is simple and will take your spooky interior to the next dimension! With just a few items from your local thrift store, you can create this work of art to add to your thrift store Halloween decorations.
You’ll need these supplies to get started:
Now, putting this DIY Halloween decor together is as easy as 1-2-3!
If you don’t have a suitable cabinet or shelf at home for your potions, or you want to create something new, grab an old bookshelf or cabinet from your local Goodwill. Distress the cabinet using sandpaper and/or paint to create a rustic look!
What would Halloween be without some fun food and drinks! Whether you’ll be concocting a witches brew or a fun fall drink, these dinner party thrift store Halloween decorations are the perfect addition.
Other than good food, friends, and family, here’s what you’ll need for this DIY Halloween decor:
You’ll find lots of glassware at Goodwill and suitable paint pens can be found at your local craft store.
With these items in hand, here are your next steps:
Voila! The perfect thrift store Halloween decorations to add to any Halloween dinner party.
With Goodwill Alberta’s new online thrift store, you can order all the DIY Halloween decor supplies you’ll need before you visit your local store! Check out our online thrift shop to see what we have in stock.
If you’re in the Calgary area, be sure to check out our latest and greatest thrift store!
Have some gently used items that you’re no longer using that will work perfectly for others creating DIY fall decorations? Drop them off at your nearest donation centre to help spread the good!