Outdoor and indoor Halloween decorations are growing ever more popular party after party. These range from simple stupid ideas that generate an awesome fear factor to complex motorized installations and complicated lighting techniques that recreate scenes from a horror movie. It’s interesting how amazing how our brains reward us with adrenaline rush for being scared. It’s the whole point of Halloween ghouls and, in case you haven’t noticed, the recent trend in box office hits for horror movies. In this post, we highlight some inspiration for indoor and outdoorsy pastime and professional Halloween decorations you can have this Holiday. Sixty of these coming up but first let’s look into what a proper Halloween prop entails.
Where to start
When you think about Halloween as a commercial holiday then it’s probably the preparation and anticipation of candy and scares that comes to mind. And rightfully because for a decoration or costume idea to qualify as the right one, it requires careful consideration.
Creative Halloween Decor
You want to be creative but you don’t want to wander off alone and invent your own category that people hardly recognize. There are already de facto themes that you can tune your Halloween décor and costume for effectiveness. Whether it be mad ghost or funny skeleton poses, black cat’s ravens and bats, personal taste is what should guide the entire selection process.
If you are wondering where to start then you have come to the right place. Before making your Halloween décor we recommend you consider the area impacted and the specific points that your want to have props. You want to choose a themes for your front door and stick to it for your hearth or backyard. In here you will find seeds of inspiration for Halloween décor for all manner of rooms and outdoor spaces including classrooms and school hallways.
DIY vs Pre-made
DIY is excellent as a way to pass time and create something scary but there is always a chance that you do not have the craft to make it as scary or as elegant as you want it to feel. In that case you can head to your favorite online or local crafts store and find some freaky novelty items.
Now, without further ado, let’s jump into our list of top 60 picks for Halloween decorations for your home this year. Enjoy
1. DIY Halloween Decorations
First up, we have this amazing windsock project that uses recycled kitchen cans and a few ribbons. If you’re looking for some kid-friendly DIY Halloween decorations for your backyard then this is it! The best idea we’ve seen using recyclables for outdoor Halloween decorations, this can ghost idea is simply genius!
2. Party Halloween Decorations
There is no need to go over the top when it comes to indoor Halloween decorations. This simple but sophisticated setup we have everybody in the mood for some scary stuff and most importantly in that jovial Halloween mood. Anything can be creepy including the drinking glasses and the straw. More than a few pumpkins will do the trick.
3. Scary Halloween Decorations
Did we mention not to go over the top? Why not! is Halloween! Everything should go over the edge a little. Get the scary monstrosity to freak out all your neighbors and passers-by. Death can be unforgiving and the thought of our own mortality can stop blood flow. Perhaps there is no better time to contemplate our own mortality than during Halloween.
This tombstone entrance style will surely lift up your Halloween decor and get everybody all the more freaked out before they are able to attend your party.
4. Mason Jars Halloween Decorations
Mason jars come in handy even after you’re done running all your fruits and vegetables in The Fall. Now here finally is an opportunity to put the extra glasses into good use. Mason jars are a great decor for your home and DIY friendly but they can also be the spookiest of vessels when it comes down to it. for purposes of Halloween you can have the drinks and even flowers in them. We wouldn’t like to put a limit on your thoughts how to use your mason jars but this is an excellent idea to have eyes peering out of them.
5. Yard Halloween Decorations
Next check out this crazy trio of skeletons warming themselves over a bonfire. They seem to be having fun don’t they? Should you decide to go with a skeleton theme this Halloween then why get one when you can get three or more life-sized skeletons and make them a fire out of lights. This guy should be fun to keep you and your loved ones company on the freakiest night of all.
6. Outdoor Halloween Decorations
Sometimes simple is scary. Make three simple ghosts by throwing white shades of some stumps or anything really that makes it looks OK and have them out there on your front lawn. It’s one of the easiest get spooky Halloween decorations we have seen. You’ve got to take our word for it this don’t look scary when night falls. Pumpkin smileys our way to welcome your guests to your Halloween party. How’s the setup for last-minute Halloween decorations finalist? You be the judge.
7. Vintage Halloween Decorations
Nothing says Halloween like a black cat a skeleton and a jack-o’-lantern. Add to the mix trick and treating and you have a whole juicy recipe for Halloween decorations. This creative idea features all of those things and leaves room for you to be creative and add even more! We’ll let you decide what to have on the treat side of the piece. This single piece will shoot your decor ranking through the roof.
8. Easy Halloween Decorations
Trick or treating is an old Halloween tradition and never loses its allure. This large a beautiful font signage is perfect to welcome your guest trick-or-treaters. A few ghosts are also in attendance and that’s not creepy at all. Of course the whole setup is not complete without an oversize pumpkin and a much smaller one a couple of giant spiders and the web made out of black tape. Notice the largest black spider with the door and the lettering in the central hanging.
9. Cheap Halloween Decorations
Ghost are an essential addition twin Halloween decoration for outdoors. But what can be really expensive about something that really doesn’t exist? Try this cheap ghosts that hang from tree branches but really seem like there floating around. Are you need is a white surface for painting the eyes and nose and a white translucent fabric. A few of these guys at the right spots around your compound and really turn the freak up for your costume party.
10. Halloween Decorations for kids
And while we are trick or treating when will hand out this costumed lollipops two kids showing up at your doorstep? We all know it’s about the candy but ghosts too are allowed to roam the world of the living on this very night. This should be easy to make at no significant extra cost any white material for the wrap will do. You can use any type of ribbon or string.
11. Elegant Halloween Decorations
Wow that’s a detailed indoor Halloween decorations setup. There is a consistent theme of spiders skulls and blackbirds I love with spell Halloween in uppercase. If you already own most of the items needed for this then you are halfway done making your interior look amazing.
The quantity and placement of each item could vary depending on what you want to achieve with the decoration. This is simply an inspiration for you to go out there and make your own beautiful creation. I might not be the most blood chilling scene they have seen yet but your guests will appreciate the Elegance and beauty of your creation
12. Cute Halloween Decorations
A party is no party without some delicacies and this crafty pumpkin smileys will go a long way to boost your presentation. Usually don’t want to scare the appetite out of them so you can leave all the gory stuff outside. On your kitchen or dining table these happy faces will suffice to remind your guests of the occasion.
The middle one with a bow tie some buttons for the coat, a hat and mustache is irresistibly cute and easy to make. This is a must have when you’re thinking about pumpkin inspired interior decor.
13. Dollar Store Halloween Decorations
DIY is great for Halloween decorations but there is nothing wrong with going out and getting yourself some gorgeous modern living room interior decor themed for Halloween. These pieces are simply beautiful and add Elegance to your living space so you can leave them on for longer. Can you also put them in a box and reuse them next year or as you deem fit. As you can imagine there is all kinds of them and these are just but examples.
14. Creepy Halloween Decorations
This grim reapers couple looks ideal to scare the living lights out of your guests this Halloween. This is your direct ticket to being the spookiest Halloween decorator in your neighborhood. These figures are life-size and realistic and so did not expect them to be easy but rather rewarding for a good effort. Just be careful so you do not have your soul stolen while installing this creatures of darkness.
15. Indoor Halloween Decorations
This scene looks unique with a hanging cheese cloth resembling giant spider webs. This decor will have the desired effect as long as you do not have the real thing crawling the webs. The giant green and white pumpkins also serve to introduce that Halloween theme perfectly
16. Halloween Decorations for Porch
Wow that’s a spectacular floral arrangement! You will need a box of colorful rags and a whole bunch of hours but it will be well worth it try and replicate this porch decor. The challenge might be to get the largest white pumpkins if you want the real thing. But you can always buy a plastic one that will be lying around next year.
17. Classy Halloween Decorations
If you’re going for elegant Halloween decorations then this is the optimal classy look to get yourself against. Everything seems to be at the right place and the stage is set to perfection. With the many pieces of the puzzle it might prove quite the jigsaw to fit but neither is it supposed to be easy.
18. Spooky Halloween Decorations
Make this large witch cauldron surrounded by three creepy witches with empty glowing faces. How’s that for an attention-grabbing Halloween decor? It seems an impossible stunt to pull at first but it’s really easy. All you need is some fabric preferably black some empty bottles and paint spray that glows in the dark.
19. Rustic Halloween Decorations
This fireplace mantel features classic candle stands and blank picture frames. The tarnished fabric lettering spells Halloween like it was made 200 years ago. There’s some firewood and lots of pumpkins. Maybe you just too had a couple of wicked witch legs standing over goals is entirely up to you. We hope this inspires you to do something right with your fireplace this Halloween.
20. Gothic Halloween Decorations
Now that Goth is your thing, then let it show this Halloween in your home decorations. Take it a notch higher with a jar full of minute skeletons. Black Raven standing over faint candle flame is also a great way to channel out the Gothic vibes. Goth Halloween decor offers some fun ways to frightfully and delightfully decorate your home for the freaky holiday.
21. Disney Halloween Decorations
Check out this cool collectible Disney Halloween makeup that you can still get ahead of the important holiday. Disney parks Mickey mouse are great birthdays jack-o’-lantern pumpkin with bat ears takes it to the next level. Disney fans of friends of Disney fans all of us should try to add a touch of Disney to holiday decorating.
22. Zombie Halloween Decorations
If you want to go all the way ghoulish, this is the zombie of choice. The zombie is literally pulling out its own head to decapitate itself. It’s like a scene straight from a horror movie except is right there in front of you. This takes it a whole new level of fear factor but if you know a couple of adrenaline junkies then you want to try this.
23. Simple Halloween Decorations
Many times simple can be sophisticated too. This depicts a black Raven, white pumpkin and a small orange one plus some bead-work. The black candle stand also adds to the creepy theme. There is something extremely creepy about this decor, it serves the purpose and looks elegant too.
24. Witches Halloween Decorations
Here is yet another trio of witches standing over a cauldron with their faces glowing in green. An interesting addition is the skulls that from the hearth upon which they have set their fire.
25. Black and White Halloween Decorations
Check out this spooky black and white Halloween decor example. Whether it’s the black dried up trees planted in pairs or the weird jack-o’-lantern glass jar with the black and white straw or the lettering “SPOOKY”. This dining table has Halloween written all over. Most of this compact Halloween decor for dining tables you will be able to purchase at your local store and some you can get creative with.
26. Harry Potter Halloween Decorations
Wow this cool Harry Potter Halloween themed decorations idea is excellent for your townhouse front. Whether you are a great fan of Harry Potter or never heard of that you will love the Halloween message and the floating broom trick regardless. You will need more than a few pumpkins for this one and flowers too.
27. Cool Halloween Decorations
This decor features a huge number of black ravens some corn stalks and pumpkins. I shouldn’t be so difficult to turn your home into some abandoned barn with plenty of corn stalks and twigs for your black ravens. You will also need a huge amount of dry leaves and other organic matter that is safe to scatter outside your front door. This takes quite the effort but looks cool nevertheless.
28. Funny Halloween Decorations
How about you hire a couple of skeleton greeters for your upcoming Halloween party? If you like a good sense of humor, get a skeleton dinosaur to stand right behind them. One thinks they must be having fun but not for long! Its just Humorous and equally frightful.
29. Primitive Halloween Decorations
While your neighbors frequent the shops to buy primitive Halloween decor you can go DIY with this primitive pumpkin set. It should be fun making the dolls and stuffing with them with straw like that. Besides he makes a good activity for the entire family is stitching and stuffing up your pumpkins. Can make this as lifelike as you wish but even with the sticks like that they still look ghoulish enough.
30. Homemade Halloween Decorations
Boo! Did you just stagger backwards? We have shown you great ways to decorate your home for the holiday from spooky spiders to bunting pumpkins but this is a whole new category. This is a cheap and easy outdoorsy pumpkin gore that you can include in your horror set this Halloween. Here they even motorized it so that you know it’s coming for you.
31. Door Halloween Decorations
Spiders a creepy and downright like in real life. On Halloween you want to make them bigger and black. this door has been turned into a giant web with monstrous spiders crawling all over it. Get this easy decor for your door and have your visitors call you first before they touch your door bell. if you want to really get them you can stream one of the little spiders over to the doorbell then ignore their calls for a while.
32. Food Halloween Decorations
Halloween is about the candy and for adults the food too. Imagine treating your guest do this for a treat. This is just an example but you can get creative with Halloween food treats of all kinds including your favorite party food. You browse through deliciously easy Halloween food recipes that will scare the appetite into your guests.
33. Pumpkin Halloween Decorations
This Halloween you can showcase your pumpkin collection by having all sizes and description decorated with gems and pearls and paint. Of course again this is an example you can paint them whatever you like. Just be sure to have them in different sizes colors and shapes.
34. Creative Halloween Decorations
Make it look like you are cleaning up and you just collected a full skeleton of dislocated bones along with your pile of leaves from your backyard. Then leave the wheelbarrow parked upfront and watch them turn heads. Talk of skeletons in the closet that are not so in the closet anymore! If you already own skeletons from last year’s decorations then you are halfway done because all you have to do is lump them somewhere as if you just don’t care. You have to trust us this looks way scarier than an assembled one.
35. Windows Halloween Decorations
Oh look! A ghost just gate crashed your Halloween party by smashing through a window over there look! This ghost decor has suction fronts and backs for the ghouls and includes shattered glass window clings. This will make your home a fight for sight by day or night, guaranteed. What’s more it’s super easy to apply and remove.
36. Wreath Halloween Decorations
Yeah, Halloween is the only time of year when it’s permissible to decorate your front door with spiders and skulls. This year I want to make sure that you really get those trick-or-treaters and this skull wreath is a standard to go by. This is a creative piece that you can spend quality time with your loved ones working on adding on the different elements. You can make it your own but if you can replicate the exact same then it’s a good challenge
37. Printables Halloween Decorations
This enter at your own risk signage surrounded with bats is an excellent addition to the frame of any fireplace. And a massive amount of cheesecloth for spider webs and some unbecoming skeletons in a jar and the mood is set for Halloween. Of course if you don’t find bats freakish enough you can always order another animal figure. Black ravens will have a similar effect.
38. Halloween Decorations for Apartment
Not sure what to do with your new apartment for Halloween? Here’s a simple one for you using cans and the giant bone. If you can find a wooden board, a prosthetic bone, paint and some wire then that should be easy and interesting to replicate.
39. Office Halloween Decorations
The office is not the ideal place to get spooky which is why you probably should. Yellow tape seal off crime scenes and one purses by of looming danger. If you have it in your office supplies then you probably don’t use much of it anyways. Allowing your employees to decorate for Halloween or doing it for them and with them will help you really get things done for once!
40. Ghosts Halloween Decorations
If you have some white trash bags lying around then you are halfway done with this easy homemade outdoor ghosts Halloween decor. You may have already done countless ghosts since your childhood and you have all the right steps to making a proper ghost at your fingertips. But did you think that with proper placement and different heights your communion of ghosts can look this scary?
41. Halloween Decorations for School
This best preschool Halloween party decor is an awesome DIY craft for kids.they should offer a cheap and interesting spooky fun idea for budget-friendly Halloween decoration and parties held at school. Assortment of black and orange to White balloons hanging from the hallways should be a fun activity for the kids and a reminder of the reason for the season to be spooky.
42. Table Halloween Decorations
What a way to set your dinner or buffet table! With spooky skull decorations, you will have the spookiest dinner of them all. You can get much of this stuff from your local crafts store even the spooky spider web cloth. You can bet on it, everybody will be enjoying their dinner rather quietly this spooky evening.
43. Classroom Halloween Decorations
check out this easy way to turn your classroom into a haunted house with the bulls signage at the door. Simple vinyl stickers will do the trick for easy application and removal. The giant beanstalk, rope or branch or whatever you can get at your supply store along with the bat hangings.
44. Paper Halloween Decorations
The best Halloween the decorations can be as easy as paper crafts or as complicated as you make them. This simple paper folding card ideas will make a great impression on your guests and a good activity for you and the kids this Halloween. All you need is some scrap paper and a felt pen.
45. Mantle Halloween Decorations
The opulent gold lettering hanging over the place spells BOO. You have some bat art and a happy Halloween pillow along with some other beautiful golden pieces. This fireplace decoration idea works best if you are looking to have a quiet evening or a low key Halloween party with just a few guests coming over.
46. Halloween Lights Decorations
Light up your home’s exterior with a spooky Halloween decoration lights which you can get at your local craft store. When night falls it is the lighting that brings that haunted your door. But lighting doesn’t stop with just the jack-o’-lanterns you can go the extra mile to decorate with lights for Halloween just like for Christmas except this is special lighting that brings out the creepy side of things. Why you are the decoration efforts will be enhanced under these lights.
47. Inexpensive Halloween Decorations
You often don’t have to break the bank to impress your guests by throwing the most remarkable party. The same goes for Halloween when it’s your creativity that makes all the difference. With this simple twigs and bat printables you can make your home frightful bringing that desirable adrenaline rush for your loved ones.
48. Exterior Halloween Decorations
Check out the spider invasion, it’s spectacular, isn’t it? No one wants to go into a house like that and surely the trick-or-treaters coming to your home this Halloween we’ll have to think twice and forego the candy. It’s one thing to include a spider in your Halloween decorations and it’s a whole other thing to have them crawling all over your house. With proper lighting effects this creepy crawlers will look even scarier when the night falls.
49. Front Halloween Decorations
You don’t need magic to whip up a creative DIY Halloween decoration for your front door. Neither do you really required to break the bank in order to afford such decorations. This piece for instance is one of the most beautiful Halloween door decorations that is dirt cheap. This will keep your front porch looking festive fun and a little more than creepy. Even as you get the best candy you will need a proper front door welcome for your visitors to let them know that you’re taking part in the festivities and that you’re willing to share your candy.
50. Spiders Halloween Decorations
Looks like we have another spider invasion where giant spiders are crawling the house all over. It’ll take some effort to get the large ones up there and glued on. Bring in special lighting effects and you have a horror set out of your beautiful home.
51. Modern Halloween Decorations
How about this modern BOO mantel decoration! All the pieces fit in nicely and the skeleton man seems happy. The huge Pumpkins go to the base of the hearth obviously. This you do not have to craft but instead you can get them from your local store and simply work on the placement of each element.
52. Wooden Halloween Decorations
Exploring the subject of mortality will always creep people out. This wooden sepulcher should keep out yellow hearts. If you have some old dilapidated timber that would be great starting material for this frightful prop. you will have to smash the wood to have that splintered look like he zombie arm just smashed through it seconds ago.
53. Skeleton Halloween Decorations
The fellas surely seem to be having fun! If you’re going to make a scene for your outdoor Halloween decorations then the three skeleton is a spectacle you don’t want to miss out on. Throw in some Polo sticks and balls to make it even more fun. The hats make them look funkier than usual.
54. Bats Halloween Decorations
This bat decor is as far as Halloween decorations go.Their unique blend of cartoon and realistic bats and have sharp spooky ears and wings. Additional upside-down bats hangings on your Halloween party will surely add to the creepiness and flight trajectory of your entire party set. the shadowy bat props are cheap and easy to install which means you never have to waste money on time to get the cool look online.
55. Pretty Halloween Decorations
Get these Halloween kids friendly crafts that you can have in under an hour. Just an example of easy and fun to create decorations that require single trip to the local craft store or not since you already own most of the items. You will need a soft white wool yarn double pointed knitting needles and some fiber stuffing. You can rip some patterns from old clothing and they need not be black. Add as much red black or orange embroidery as you deem fit to create a ghoulish expression.
56. Garage Halloween Decorations
Easily turn your garage into a place of horror with special lighting and decoration featuring a wizard standing over a huge cauldron. There is a turn of stuff in this shot but most notable is the wizard and the intricate lighting. This looks great and necessitates that you did not leave the candles unattended.
57. Bathroom Halloween Decorations
Make your bathroom into a place of death.if you’re hosting the party this year then you do not want to forget the single room in the house that everyone seems prone to visit. You can go with a spooky wallpaper or curtain lined with bloody hand-prints scary shadows. You want to do something gory with the tank and toilet seat as well.
58. Tree Halloween Decorations
Eeew! This will make you visitors leap. It’s appropriate for the backyard as well as the front of your home. It reminds Intruders that you have a skull and it could be going up next. Reminding us of our mortality is not joke as we all fear for our dear lives.
59. Halloween Decorations for Work
A table set with black striped tablecloth a black cat flying a broomstick craft with hanging silver jars, handicapped staring at a witch’s hat, a black pumpkin under an arrangement of brown portion bottles among spooky candle stands. What a scene for Halloween movie or at least this year’s Halloween office party for your staff.
60. Fireplace Halloween Decorations
Homemade candles for Halloween decor is really great but for an elegant look you want to go for something much more refined such as this. Everything seems well thought out and balanced. You want to get a decoration such as this one and get down to deciding where everything goes for professional finish.