From scary to kid-friendly, these unique Halloween decorations are sure to get your home ready for the spookiest holiday of the year! Click ‘Next’ to see 10 ways to decorate your home this Halloween.
1. Cut-Out Bats
These bat cut outs are easy to make yourself with some black construction paper, and this template from Dana Made It. Tape your bats on a wall inside your home, or use them to decorate your front door instead. It’s a fun activity for the kids, too!
2. Floating Witch Hats
Simple, and not too scary, these floating witch hats are the perfect addition to your Halloween decor. Plus, you can make them light up! Pick up a few affordable witch hats, some fishing line, and a glow stick if you’d like to illuminate your witches hat for trick-or-treaters. Read the full tutorial at Polka Dot Chair.
3. “Bloody” Candles
If you’re hosting friends for a spooky Halloween party, these frightening candles are sure to be a hit with your guests. Pick up some white candles, and a few red ones, too. Drip the wax from the red candles onto the white candles, and you’ve got instant blood! [Sous Notre Toit]
4. Spell-Binding Books
If you need some Halloween decor in a pinch, these free printables from Little House on the Corner will do the trick (or treat)! Follow the instructions to learn how to transform your regular books into these haunting titles.
5. Eyeball Flowers
Terrifying to see - easy to make! Simply buy some fake flowers from a craft store, fake eyeballs from a Halloween store, and you’ve got everything you need to create this creepy bouquet. Glue the eyeballs inside the flowers with a hot glue gun.
6. Halloween Mantle
This creative Halloween mantle has it all - pumpkins, skulls, and some beautiful fall leaves. It’s the kind of Halloween decor that you could leave up for the whole month of October, or build in stages - adding the spookier accessories as trick-or-treating gets closer. [Country Living]
7. Jars of Oddities
Like something from a sorcerer’s workshop, these glass jars filled with creepy crawlies make an awesome Halloween display. Plus, it’s inexpensive, too. Most of these supplies can be found at your local dollar store - add a little creativity (and some black paint) and you’re set to go! Read more on The Pin Junkie.
8. Monster Doors
This Halloween door is easy to make, and kid-friendly enough that it’ll appeal to even the youngest trick-or-treaters. With some basic craft supplies, you can transform your front door into a spooky monster. If you have little ones, get them involved in building your monster. Get inspired at Good to Know.
9. Spooky Eyes
Save those toilet paper and paper towel rolls! Combined with glow sticks, they can make some scarily simple Halloween decor. Grab some scissors and cut eyes out of your toilet paper rolls, insert a glow stick, and hide in your garden. As soon as the sun sets, you’ll have one of the creepiest houses on the block. [Listotic]
10. Dead Witch Doormat
Taking a cue from the Wizard of Oz, this dead witch doormat is the perfect way to welcome trick-or-treaters and Halloween party guests. Stuff some spooky stockings with cotton batting, add some witch-like shoes, and glue them underneath and old welcome mat. [Parents.com]