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Spooktacular Halloween Decoration Ideas

Spooktacular Halloween Decoration Ideas

Halloween Decoration Ideas

Halloween is just around the corner, and that means it's time to start thinking about Halloween decor! This year, why not try something different? We've put together a list of spooktacular Halloween decoration ideas that are sure to get you in the Halloween spirit. From ghosts and goblins to spiders and skeletons, we've got everything you need to create a haunted house worthy of any horror movie. So what are you waiting for? Start decorating!

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scary clown door cover

Halloween Door Decor

ghost door cover

Halloween wreaths

A Halloween wreath is a great way to get your home in the spirit. There are lots of different ways to make a Halloween wreath, so you can tailor it to your own personal style.

You can use plastic spiders, bats, and other spooky creatures, or go for a more traditional Halloween look with pumpkins and gourds.

You could also make a Halloween wreath out of orange and black flowers, leaves, and berries for a more natural type look that doubles as a fun DIY Halloween project.

Halloween wreaths are a great way to add some Halloween cheer to your home, but they can also be used as Halloween decorations around the house!

And do you know what will compliment your wreath perfectly? A Halloween DoorFoto of course! They offer 4 pages of Halloween door covers for you to choose from!

DoorFotos can go on any and all doors you can think of and as the centerpiece, they really make your decorations pop! Imagine how great it would look to have a Halloween DoorFoto and a nice wreath that you can attach faux spiders to for your Halloween night!

halloween wreath decor

Put faux spiders and fake cobwebs around the house

One of the easiest Halloween decoration ideas is to put fake spiders and cobwebs around the house. This will give your home a spooky Halloween feel without having to do much work!

You can buy fake spiders at most Halloween stores, or you can make your own cobwebs by tying some yarn together. You can even use some Halloween colored puff paint to draw on spider webs!

If you have any Halloween props lying around like black craft paper, matte black spray paint, glue dots, double-sided tape, the hot glue gun, puff paint, you name it... now is the time to put them to use! A few fake spiders and some cobwebs are all it takes to turn your home into a Halloween paradise.

If you're looking for Halloween decoration ideas that are easy and fun, this is the one for you. This is a timeless way to decorate, yet it always gets the job done.

Ghoulish Halloween lights

Lighting can be a really effective way to set the mood for Halloween. You can buy special Halloween lights at most stores, or you can use regular holiday lights and add some Halloween decorations to them.

There are lots of different ways to do this, so you can customize it to your own taste. You could hang orange and black streamers from your light fixtures, or do a DIY Halloween light show by making your own plastic bats or spiders using black paper to put on the lightbulbs.

Or you could buy specific orange or black lightbulbs to create a really eerie feel to your home!

Another option is to buy a light string with Halloween-themed lights on them already such as little bats or ghosts. These come in a variety of different styles, so you can find the perfect one for your home.

No matter what option you choose, Halloween lights are a great way to get some Halloween decorations in your home, to set the mood and create an eerie atmosphere!

halloween lights

halloween outside lights

Carve pumpkins and put them on the porch or in the windows

This DIY Halloween decoration is a classic. Carving pumpkins and putting them on your porch or in the windows of your home will add a Halloween feel to any space!

Plus, carving pumpkins can also serve as general Fall decorations too!

You can buy some pumpkin carving kits at most stores, which usually include patterns for different Halloween characters. You could also carve some scary faces into your pumpkins if you want more of an authentic Halloween look.

If you don't have time to carve real pumpkins, you can always buy some fake pumpkins to put around the house and use black paint to make a face or design. This is a great Halloween decoration for people who don't have a lot of time to spare.

Set up a Halloween scene in your yard

If you're looking for something really elaborate, why not set up a whole Halloween decor scene in your yard? This could include things like ghosts, zombies, witches, and more!

You can buy all sorts of Halloween decorations at most stores, so it's easy to get started. You could even make your own props if you're feeling creative.

You could choose a skeleton styled scene in your yard for example. You can buy Halloween tombstones and Halloween skeletons, then put them in front of a Halloween fence. The skeletons can even be coming out of the ground to make it look like they are coming alive!

Or, if scary Halloween isn't your thing, you could always do a cute Halloween scene with sweet black cats and pumpkins! You can buy Halloween decorations that are Halloween themed, but they aren't scary at all.

If you have a lot of room in your yard, you could also get some giant inflatables like pumpkins or monsters to decorate with too! These kinds of Halloween decoration ideas will make a big impact on anyone who sees them.

If you want a really elaborate Halloween decoration idea, this is the one for you. This will take some time to set up, but it will be worth it when all your friends are jealous of your cool Halloween decorations!

The Halloween decoration ideas are endless!

Have Halloween music playing

Everyone loves music, so why not have some Halloween-themed music playing in the background to add to your Halloween decor? This is a great way to set the mood and get you ready for trick-or-treating!

There are lots of different Halloween playlists on Spotify or YouTube. You could also find a Halloween radio station that plays spooky tunes 24/07.

If you're having a Halloween party, this is one of the best decorations you can have. Nothing sets the tone like some good old fashioned Halloween tunes!

Hang up an array of DoorFotos to create a fun theme

If you want something really unique and fun in your home, try hanging up an array of DoorFotos throughout the house! They have a variety of different Halloween DoorFotos in their collection, so you're sure to find something that fits your interests.

One of their Halloween decoration ideas that we would love to see you try is to decorate each room in your home as a different Halloween theme. A ghost-themed room, scarecrows, pumpkins, monsters, etc. and just like that you have 4 rooms covered!

This is one of the most fun Halloween decoration ideas we've ever seen and they are sure to have a DoorFoto™ to go along with each themed room you pick!

Make your own Haunted House

If you really want to go all out for Halloween, why not make your own haunted house? It's a lot of fun and it can be very rewarding. You will feel like the Halloween master when everyone comes over and admires your Halloween decorations!

This Halloween decoration idea is great because there are so many possibilities. You could set up an eerie graveyard scene in the front yard with tombstones, skeletons, ghosts and more, like we mentioned earlier.

Or maybe you have a scary basement that would make for the perfect haunted house spot!

You can buy Halloween props at most stores or online if you don't want to spend time making them yourself. This is one of our favorite Halloween decoration ideas because it's so unique and personal.

Remember to grab the perfect DoorFoto™ to match whatever theme you choose for your haunted home! They have tons of options online and the installation only takes 28 seconds! We promise, no time will be taken away from your haunted house decorating with a DoorFoto!

Set up a Halloween buffet

If you're having a Halloween party, why not set up a Halloween themed buffet? Food can always be a form of decoration too!

You could include things like jack-o'-lantern fruit salad, ghostly cheese and crackers, the classic candy corn, or even witches' brew punch!


Here is a quick recipe for a super easy punch you can add to the buffet!

Witches Brew Halloween Punch Recipe Ingredients:

- 12 oz Halloween Themed Fruit Snacks

- Your favorite fruit punch, (we used Hawaiian punch in black cherry flavor)

- A bag of gummy worms


Stir the fruit snacks into your fruit punch until they are dissolved. Add a few gummy worms and extra fruit snacks to each cup before serving. And that is it!

This Halloween decoration idea makes it easy for you because all you need to do is buy a bunch of Halloween themed food and serve it up at your party! No fuss or mess involved!


Some more food decoration options are candy apples, pumpkin bread, and mummy pizzas.

Now what is a mummy pizza you ask? It is simply a pizza that you can make yourself, where the cheese and sauce are made to look like mummy wrappings. So fun!

And if you want to be super daring, try adding some candy corn for eyes on your mummy pizza, for a weird food combo!

Halloween themed food is an easy way to make your Halloween party extra special this year. Your guests will love eating yummy food while they are enjoying all of the other Halloween decorations in your home as well!

This Halloween decoration is also great if you're having trick-or-treaters over and want to feed them before they head out on their Halloween adventures.

Put out some Halloween themed candles around the house

Halloween candles can really add that perfect touch to any room in your home. There are lots of different scents and styles to choose from, so you're sure to find one that fits your Halloween decoration wants.

You can use Halloween candles in any room of the house but they are especially nice on end tables or coffee tables. They also make great centerpieces for Halloween parties!

If you want to create a really spooky Halloween atmosphere, try turning all the lights off and lighting some candles. This is a great way to make your Halloween decorations feel extra special.

halloween candles

Put a scarecrow in your garden

If you have a garden, you could put a scarecrow in it to add some Halloween decoration flair. This is a great option if you're looking for something that's not too over the top, but still adds some Halloween spirit to your home.

You can buy pre-made scarecrows or make your own if you're feeling crafty. If you make your own, be sure to dress it up with lots of different Halloween themed clothes and accessories such as a straw hat and a flannel!

You can also include other Halloween decorations in your garden such as lights or pumpkins to bring the look together. These items will make the scarecrow feel like he has his own little Halloween retreat in your garden!

Dress up as your favorite character for Halloween

Sometimes the best decoration of them all can simply be yourself. Dressing up as your favorite character for Halloween not only puts a smile on your face, but will surely make Trick-Or-Treaters happy too!

There are so many different Halloween costumes to choose from, you're sure to find one that fits your personality.

Whether you want to be a classic character like Dracula or Frankenstein, or something a little more modern like Pennywise from It, there's definitely a Halloween costume out there for you, no matter your age!

DIY Halloween

We have already talked about numerous DIY Halloween throughout this blog post, so it only felt right to give it its own section in our Halloween Decoration ideas blog post!

If you're looking for Halloween decoration ideas that are a little more on the crafty side, try making some Halloween themed decor yourself. This is a great option if you want something unique or if your budget is tight!

You can find lots of Halloween DIY projects online and many of them don't require any special skills. All you have to do is follow the Halloween decoration tutorial and use your imagination!

For example, you could make little ghosts out of toilet paper rolls. All you have to do is paint them white and then use some glue dots or hot glue to add two circles for eyes! This Halloween decoration idea is super easy, but will look cute in any room of the house.

You could also make your own Halloween wreath using a Styrofoam wreath form and some Halloween themed ribbon or fabric. You could even use some dark spray paint to paint the wreath form your desired color first to make it even more of a DIY Halloween item.

This is a great way to add some Halloween spirit to your front door!

Halloween Curtains

Another easy Halloween decoration idea is to put up some Halloween themed curtains. This is a great way for adding some color and excitement to any room in your house. There are lots of different styles and designs to choose from, so you're sure to find a set of Halloween curtains that fit your taste.

You can find Halloween curtains at most major retailers or online. Be sure to browse through all the different options before making your purchase!

Day of the Dead Decor

If you're looking for something a little different, you can try some Day of the Dead decor. This is a Halloween decoration style that's become more and more popular in recent years.

Day of the Dead decor is all about celebrating life, so you'll find lots of vibrant colors and fun designs. This style can be used to dress up any room in your home, from the living room to the bedroom!

This Day of the Dead style is perfect for people that might not like the common dark and scary theme of Halloween decor since it has the vibrant colors and fun designs!

You can find Day of the Dead decor at most major retailers or online.

At they have this specific DoorFoto on their website that would be perfect for a Day of the Dead theme. This DoorFoto™ is just the right amount of spooky, yet also cute and that is what makes it so great!

day of the dead door cover

Be sure to browse through their other skull, skeleton, Halloween, etc. door wraps at before making your purchase to find the right one for you! Remember, you can always send them your own Day of the Dead image too!


So, there you have it! Our top spooky Halloween decoration ideas to help make your home look haunted this year. We hope you enjoy putting these ideas into practice and that your guests are in for a frightfully fun time when they visit your home this Halloween season!


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