Many of us make a trip to the pumpkin patch this time of year to adorn our porches and mantles. Did you know that this is already an eco-friendly way to decorate for the season? Save the seeds to roast, use the flesh for the perfect fall pumpkin recipe or compost them.
Do you have old sheets laying around? Then you have easy Halloween decor! Cut out a pair of eyes and drape over a table for your party or cut them into various shapes to drape across your mantle for a spooky fireplace. You can even arrange them on your front door to give your trick-or-treaters an eerie experience.
Mason Jar lid pumpkin
If you are someone who cans or crafts often, you probably have a lot of lids laying around. Tie about 20 lids together in a circle and insert a few cinnamon sticks in the center for a rustic pumpkin look. If you have some non toxic paint you can add color to these for even more Halloween fun.
Other compostable decoration ideas
Hay bails – not only great for seating your guests during an outdoor Halloween party but great for front lawn or porch décor
Dried plants or leaves – make arrangements of your favorite fall flowers, leaves and twigs for a rustic addition to any décor style.
Thrift, crochet, or sew the various pieces needed for your costume.
Get together a group of friends to swap previously-worn costumes. Turn it into a swap party with a costume fashion show and snacks!