Cheap but Chic; Halloween Treats and D.I.Y.’s to Make your Holiday Extra Haunted


Halloween is a time of fear and excitement. It is also time for decorations and pumpkin carving, and of course time for candy. Here are a few cheap but chic Halloween ideas to try at home.


Witch Brooms



Pretzel sticks

Small peanut butter cups


This is a fairly simple Halloween treat. All you need to do is slowly put the pretzel into the bottom of the Reese’s.

Bloody Candles



White candle

Red candle


Melt a small red candle on top of a white candle, to give it a dripping blood effect. You can also add nails into the candle as an extra touch.…1.0..1.268.2374.29j0j1….2..0….1..gws-wiz…..6..0j35i39j0i131j0i67j0i131i20i264j0i20i264j0i131i67j0i10j0i13i30.Zz8S4I9UuPE&safe=active&ssui=on#

PB&J Spiders


Ingredients: Bread

                   Peanut butter


                   Pretzel sticks

                   Mini chocolate chips or raisins


Make a PB&J as you normally would. Once you finish cut it into circles with a knife or cookie cutter and put the pretzel sticks inside with four on each side. Finally, top it off with two mini chocolate chips or raisins for eyes. Feel free to mix this recipe up by using a unique flavor of jelly, or substituting the peanut with honey or a different nut butter.

Peanut Butter & Jelly Spiders Recipe by Tasty


Mummy pinatas


Supplies: White crepe streamers

               Toilet paper roll

                Double sided tape

                Ribbon or twine

                Googly eyes

                Small toys


Put tape on the end of the roll and add a streamer on it. After that fill the tube with small toys and candy. When the tube is filled, put a piece of ribbon or twine on the end before covering it with more of the streamers. Once the whole tube is covered, glue some googly eyes on top.


Now you have four cheap but chic crafts to make a happily haunted Halloween.