Halloween Spider Planter by Champagne and Sugarplums

DIY Outdoor Halloween Idea – Creepy Spider Planter

We have been getting excited about Halloween for a couple weeks now so we decided to share an exciting and easy outdoor Halloween decoration! It’s full of spiders and it’s very creepy, perfect for a porch made for Halloween.

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Creepy Spider Planter by Champagne and Sugarplums

Spiders everywhere by Champagne and Sugarplums

This planter is not only fun and creepy, it’s easy to make. All of the materials for this DIY halloween idea were found at the local dollar store. We stocked up on a bunch of tiny and medium sized spiders for our planter, but you can definitely add some other creepy crawlies too!

DIY Outdoor Halloween Decor – Creepy Spider Planter

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What you’ll need:

  • Black or grey flower pot
  • Tissue paper
  • Cotten spider web
  • Fake spiders
  • Spider webbing
  • Tall cylindrical vase (or similar to give some height)

Firstly, add some tissue paper to the bottom of the pot, this will give the glass cylinder something to sit securely on while filling in some space.

Prepping the flower pot by Champagne and Sugarplums

Secondly, place the cylindrical vase into the middle of the vase, this will help create some height for the planter.

Place the glass cylinder by Champagne and Sugarplums

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Next, add some of the spider webbing, the type you find in the halloween section at the dollar store. Place it around the vase and covering the vase completely.

Adding the spiders by Champagne and Sugarplums

Next, add the cotton and regular spider webbing. When searching in the dollar store we found some cotton webs in grey and black, which looks great with the grey pot. Add the white spider webbing first, placing it into the cylinder with some tiny spiders thrown. Cascade it out of the cylinder and into the pot. Add the cotton webbing next, drape some around and on top of the vase, once again cascading down into the pot.

DIY Outdoor Halloween Idea - Creepy Spider Planter by Champagne and Sugarplums

Finally, add the creepy spiders and other crawlers if you have them. Be sure to stick some into the vase and have them “crawling” out.

DIY Outdoor Halloween Idea - Creepy Spider Planter

DIY Outdoor Halloween Idea - Creepy Spider Planter
Not scary enough for the pup….
DIY Outdoor Halloween Idea - Creepy Spider Planter
a little bit for the kids!
DIY Outdoor Halloween Idea by Champagne and Sugarplums

There you have it, a perfectly creepy halloween spider planter!! We hope you liked this dollar store DIY Outdoor Halloween Idea – Creepy Spider Planter!  Looking for more great Halloween crafting ideas?  Certainly check out our Paper Bag Tree Kids Craft or our Kids Rock Painting Fall Frame, a great way to display some of those amazing painted rocks!
Happy Crafting!

Happy Halloween from Champagne and Sugarplums