Last minute Halloween Decorations on A Budget

Last minute Halloween Decorations on A Budget

This post about DIY Halloween Decorations is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group™ and Cottonelle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #CottonelleTarget .

Halloween is just a few days away and the trick or treaters are soon going to approach your front steps. Don’t you want them to feel welcome with some fun Halloween Decorations. These DIY Halloween Decorations won’t break the bank and or super easy you can even use if for a Halloween Class Craft project. These Halloween crafts use items you have around the home too so you can have instant Halloween decor for pennies.

Last minute Halloween Decorations on A Budget

What household item says Halloween Craft more than Cottonelle Toilet Paper!! As long as it is not raining you can make these fun ghost crafts waiting for them at the front door or under a porch. You only need a few items you already have at home for these easy Halloween Crafts:

cottonelle halloween craft

  • Roll of Toilet Paper
  • White poster board
  • Small white garbage bags (bathroom can size)
  • Black Markers or Sharpies
  • String or yarn
  • Twist ties (optional)
  • Stapler and/or tape

Last minute Halloween Decorations on A Budget

For the Toilet paper ghosts,

  1. cut the white poster board into 6-12 inch width strips. Depending on how big you want your ghosts.
  2. Bring together into a circle and staple the ends together
  3. Add a piece of yarn on both ends
  4. Color in the eyes and mouth
  5. Staple four strips of toilet paper to the bottom of the ghost. (length can vary)
  6. Hang for a fun ghost wind sock look

toilet paper ghost Last minute Halloween Decorations on A Budget

For the Garbage Bag Ghost Craft

  1. Make a ball of Toilet paper to the desired head size
  2. Place inside the small white garbage bag
  3. Close the bag under the head with a twist tie or yarn
  4. Color the eyes and mouth with a sharpie
  5. Add a string by carefully puncturing the top of the bag
  6. Hand several on a tree for a spooky surprise

Last minute Halloween Decorations on A Budget

Of course you can always make a mummy game too using toilet paper. You usually always see this game played at Halloween parties.

Be sure and pick up your Cottonelle Triple Roll Pack at your nearest Target and save extra money on this craft by using this BOGO Coupon Deal.


What is your favorite DIY Halloween Craft and Halloween decorations on a budget?


  1. Great ideas for my kids from work (before & after school day care)!

  2. what a great story and I am sure she was so proud of her holiday door.

  3. when my mother was in assisted living, i used to decorate her door w/things i made or got from dollar store. she won 1st place.

  4. Wished I could have seen this post sooner, would have saved me so much money! Next year!

  5. Thanks GIna, they are super easy and great last minute Halloween decorations to give that extra spooky feeling.

  6. Very nice! I love an easy craft and these are adorable.

  7. You know it has been so long since I have had a little one in the house that i have forgotten any decor ideas like what you have here. Around here pumpkins are so expensive that I didn’t any do those. But I really like these crafts and you could reuse the bags after Halloween!

  8. this is so much fun for a Class halloween craft project too.

  9. very easy crafts for the kids to make

  10. How adorable!! Great way to get the kids involved!!

  11. Those are so cute! & they look easy enough for the kids to make. Thanks for the coupon too. 🙂

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