Halloween is a fun time to get creative with your home decorations. Whether you are planning to set up a scary scene, or finding a way to show off your silly side, there are lots of ways you can wow trick-or-treaters. Get inspired by these silly and spooky finds!
1. Twisted Vine Wreath with a Vintage Photo
Who knew such a simple, easy-to-make wreath could give your home the nostalgic appeal of American Horror Story? Twisted vines, spiders, cobwebs, a pumpkin, and a ‘Boo!’ sign give this Halloween décor undeniable spooky (and, well, seasonal) charm! Plus, that old mysterious photo provides the creep factor!
2. Bloody Hands Bathroom Shower Curtain
Build up the suspense in your home by creating a shower scene reminiscent of the Hitchcock horror film Psycho. Featuring gory hand stains and the words ‘Help Me’ written in blood red ink, this bathroom shower curtain will give anyone a good fright!
3. DIY Graveyard
Turn your front yard into a creepy cemetery. Make eerily realistic tombstones with scary epitaphs using wooden boards or plastic foam. Accents like skulls, chains, and a zombie bride will amplify the spine-tingling effect.
4. Pickled Brains as Edible Decorations
Bring the Halloween jitters to your dining room with a spooktacular hors d’oeuvre that is sure to satisfy every zombie or hungry monster on your guest list. Make pickled brains by soaking cauliflower in a mixture of water, vinegar, salt, peppercorns, mustard seeds, and onions.
5. Spiders on Cobwebs
Halloween is not the same without spiders on cobwebs! This classic Halloween décor is cheap and easy to make, and is great for draping furniture and covering windows. You can use store-bought spider webbing or an old net. Either way, these arachnids will give your guests a hair-raising experience.
6. Scary-looking Pumpkin Carvings
Take fright night to a whole new level with ghoulish pumpkin carvings. Put your own creative spin and let their fearsome faces peer out from porches and doorsteps. Illuminated by candles, these jack-o-lanterns will stare out at passersby.
7. Spooky Eyes
Add fun to your Halloween lawn décor by putting chunky eye balls in your trees and bushes. This pair of peepers can be made easily out of old beach balls or pumpkin buckets. With this creative decor, trick-or-treaters are sure to do a double take as they pass by your watchful trees!
8. Witch Flying into a Tree
Head on over to the silly, humorous side of Halloween by displaying funny yard decorations. This witch who has flown straight into a tree will give kids and grownups a good laugh, and will help you create that grim ambiance on this fun holiday.
9. Ghoul Hiding in Tree
Create a hauntingly realistic yard décor by hiding a ghoul in your tree. This clever décor will trigger screams as guests find themselves looking into a creature of the night just when they least expect it.
10. The Classic Ghost
The classic ghost makes a perfect family-friendly decoration that gets you into the Halloween, er, spirit. Hang this happy ghost silhouette in your lawn or beside your front door as a fun welcome to trick-or-treaters!
Whether they’re for a fun or fright night, our picks for Halloween decorations are guaranteed to bring out the screams. Start prepping your house for Halloween with these creative ideas.