As I mentioned in our Halloween decor roundup post this morning — we LOVE Halloween! But as any long-time readers will also know, I am not a big-time decorator, so when I decide to decorate, I like it to be fast, easy, and inexpensive (kind of like our dollar store gold skeletons from last year). Even better if it’s something my girls can help with and enjoy, too, like we did with our bedazzled DIY sugar skulls in the video! This year we hit up our local Dollar Tree for some easy dollar store Halloween hacks to decorate our mantel. Check out our festive dollar store haul, fun tips, and not-so-spooky antics in our latest video and Halloween Decor playlist:
Dollar Store Haul + Dollar Tree Halloween Hacks for Mantel Decorating
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I’m loving the silly-spooky theme and the fact that the Dia de los Muertos style sugar skulls are easy Halloween-ish decor while also adding some variety to the typical black-and-orange Halloween color scheme. (Plus, we loved Coco!)
You might recognize the gold mirror and starburst from our fall mantel last year — they are year-round fixtures and we love the gold against the painted black brick fireplace and the super easy wood mantel!
You can also pick up our Stop in for a Spell sign here, which we didn’t use on the mantel but I’m considering it for the front door still! And if you love some vintage Halloween prints, check out this post of spooky vintage medical prints and this selection of fun vintage Halloween freebies.
What’s your favorite part of Halloween — decorating, dressing up, candy, jack-o-lanterns…? So much to love about Halloween, and be sure to check out these 11 other Halloween decor projects from our co-conspirators during our DIY Halloween Decor Challenge!
Reverse Canvas Halloween Decor | Leap of Faith Crafting
Dollar Store Halloween Decor + Mantel | Remodelaholic
Trick or Treat Halloween Sign w/Cut File | Creative Ramblings
Jack-o-Lantern Halloween Candy Dish | Kailyn Williamson
Dollar Store Mr. and Mrs. Spider | The How-To Home
Upcycled Tin Pumpkin | Sustain My Craft Habit
Large Skeleton Poster | Deeply Southern Home
Rustic Pallet Pumpkin | Hertoolbelt
Witchy Wallhanging Macrame | construction2style
Quick Dollar Store Halloween Centerpiece | Our Crafty Mom
Easy Halloween Chalkboard Art | Create and Babble
Modern Dollar Tree Pumpkin Makeover | Smiling Colors