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Halloween Spell Book DIY

Halloween is just around the corner! Can you believe it? I am not big on the Halloween Decor at all but this year I wanted to try a project that I was always intrigued by.  On my last trip to Dollar Tree I found perfect storage container that look like a book so it was no brainer. Let’s  make a spell book. I have been seeing all kinds of cute DIY spell books on Pinterest that you can store your Halloween candy in  so I decided to go for it too this year. Are you ready for some not tooo spooky budget friendly Halloween Home Decor Fall diy idea? Let’s make Halloween Spell Book. Who doesn’t like good Dollar Tree Halloween diy? not me … 


Items needed to create Spell Book

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Put your Dollar Tree merchandise to use and transform it to one spooky Halloween decor! Spell Book diy

Steps to make a Spell Book

Depending on what you have as your decor it is time to plan your design. As you can see my book opens but any book that you have at home would work too. I decided to stay with only my big spider that I purchased at the Dollar Tree


Put your Dollar Tree merchandise to use and transform it to one spooky Halloween decor! Spell Book diy

  • Time to decorate my spider surroundings with some 3D effect. In this process hot glue is really helpful. I am not an artist of any sort so I decided to outline my cob web first with pencil

Put your Dollar Tree merchandise to use and transform it to one spooky Halloween decor! Spell Book diy

  • Trace your design with hot glue
Put your Dollar Tree merchandise to use and transform it to one spooky Halloween decor! Spell Book diy. Easy Halloween decor diy

I decided to decorate side of my book too

Put your Dollar Tree merchandise to use and transform it to one spooky Halloween decor! Spell Book diy. Easy Halloween decor diy

As you can see it is not perfect as any spider would do but it is good enough for me


Put your Dollar Tree merchandise to use and transform it to one spooky Halloween decor! Spell Book diy. Easy Halloween decor diy

  • Cover your book with Mod-Podge
Put your Dollar Tree merchandise to use and transform it to one spooky Halloween decor! Spell Book diy. Easy Halloween decor diy

  • Secure your spider with hot glue

Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

  • Cover your book all around with napkin. I used simple white napkin that I separated ply’s . You can also use toilet paper or paper towel for that step. Gently push your napkin on Mod-Podge exposing your design

Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor.

  • There is really no wrong doing here… Expose a little of or a lot. I like for my spider to be visible clear at some parts. In this process of decoupaging all the napkin wrinkles are actually welcomed. They bring so much extra texture.

Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor.

As you can see back of my spider is covered with tissue web but front is sort of clear. That portion is up to you


Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

  • Once the Mod Podge is dry it’s time for some fun! Paint the entire book cover including what you have added to it. My choice was to paint it black

Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

To be honest with you I was at this part of the project scared a bit because it looked like a hot mess for a quick minute. I actually enjoy my fall decor little diy


Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

  • Let a paint dry completely before going to next step that will for sure enhance our spell book. I am liking my Halloween decor idea more and more

Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

  • Let’s highligt our creation. If you follow me for some time you know I love metallic gold so I am going for it. You can also highlight that with white. I am positive it will look awesome too

Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

I absolutely love how all is finally showing nicely.


Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

There you have it! Easy Peasy right?! I am so pleased with final look. It is spooky enough for me. Perfect little addition to my fall decor diy’s Wonder how my little trick or treaters will feel when I place some candy in it


Here is a quick recap video of this Halloween Spell book project


Dollar Tree Halloween Diy


Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall Halloween decor idea

You can also display your book on a shelf or your coffee table. I am going for sure share some pictures soon as my Fall decor will be in full bloom


Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall Halloween decor idea

I absolutely love this book in any setting and in any position. So much fun with Dollar Tree Halloween project


Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall Halloween decor idea

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Spooky Spider Halloween Spell Book Diy. Dollar Tree Halloween decor idea. Budget friendly Halloween Decor. Fall decor

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