DIY Spooky Halloween Village

Good Morning friends!  Thanks for stopping by.  Are you ready for some more spooky fun?!  If you can’t tell, I love Halloween!  I can’t.get.enough.

In case you missed it, check out my “Fall-O-Ween Home Tour” that I shared yesterday.

This project was inspired when these little beauties caught my eye at the local Salvation Army.

Village Before

Does anyone else get REALLY excited when they pull into the parking lot of a thrift store?!  Let the hunt begin!

Let me get this straight … YES, I know there’s snow on these houses.  In Michigan, you never know, you just MIGHT have snow on Halloween.  My justification, right?! Ha

Next, I grabbed some spray paint.  I wanted a mix of gray and black.  Oh yah.

Village Spray

I gave them a quick spray! (Lesson learned, DON’T spray paint on plastic when it’s windy out — DOH)

Village Sprayed

Next, I grabbed some Halloween rings from the Dollar Tree and glue dots!

Village Material

I cut the circle/ring portion off of the ring and used the glue dot to stick the insects to the houses.  Supa cute!

Village Final 4

Now, getting pictures here and of this whole village was a challenge.  I prefer using natural light when taking photos and the weather was NOT on my side.  There was NO light for me to use the last couple days … Boooo.  So please, bare with me on this one!

Village Final 6

I added a spooky black tree and back lanterns from the Dollar section at Target for some fun.Village final 1

I also included some fun Dollar Tree figurines.

Village final 2

How adorable is THAT skeleton gazebo?!  A DOLLAR?!

Village final 5

Fall Tour 30

I hope you enjoyed my spooky village!  Please check out more Halloween Craft ideas below and play along with us on Instagram, HERE.  Post your holiday craft using #Homeforthefallidays.   Happy crafting!

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Village Final 4 header

P.S.  My Spooky Halloween Village was FEATURED by Huffington Post!!!  Check out the post, HERE!

Home for the Fallidays Blog Hop2

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  2. Little bits of fun – Textured Jute Pumpkin
  3. Our House Now a Home – Boo Pumpkins
  4. Pocketful of Posies – Boo Sweater Pumpkins
  5. Lehman Lane – Halloween Scarecrows
  6. Beauteeful Living – Spooky Chandelier
  7. Oh the fun – Spider and Bats Wreath
  8. Shabby Grace Blog – Spooky Halloween Village

49 thoughts on “DIY Spooky Halloween Village

  1. I love this idea! I’ve seen these villages made-over for Christmas (because the original colours: yikes!), but not for Halloween. And yes: I feel that way when I pull into the thrift store parking lot. It is like the mothership is calling me home.

  2. Sara, I saw your spooky houses this morning before I had a chance to comment and actually ran out to my local thrift shop to see if they have any houses I could spray paint:). Sadly, they didn’t have any but I plan on making a few more trips. For the record we have had snow on Halloween here in PA so the snow on your houses totally works:). Take care, Tara

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