24 Spooky Ideas For Decorating Your Home This Halloween
Although many people love decorating for Christmas, others go all out decking the house for Halloween. These tips will help you make your house extra fun and spooky this year.
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Get Crafty with your Windows
Turn Your Garage Into a Haunted House
If you have kids, are having a party, or want to give trick-or-treaters a little extra scare, create a haunted house in your garage.
Spooky Yard Scene
Sit down with your family and plan a spooky scene for your yard or home. This is a fun way to spend time together and celebrate, and all ages can participate. You can conjure up a haunted forest or cemetery to scare trick-or-treaters. This is what trick-or-treating will look like this year.
Deck Out Your Landscaping
Use bushes to your advantage. Add eyes or zombie hands. Rake your leaves and fill trash bags that you can decorate.
Carve Pumpkins with Power Tools
Yep, this is a thing. Get out your power tools and take pumpkin carving to the next level!
(Plus: You can also carve a pumpkin with a power washer!)
Make Those Pumpkins Last
Make Fun Costumes
As a break from Halloween decor planning, you and your family can decide on your own Halloween costumes. Consider going completely DIY with inspiration from this collection of costumes all made from duct tape.
Don’t Forget the Squash!
Decorate with Dollar Store Finds
Take your kids to your local dollar store and stock up on fun things like window clings, candle holders, etc. to decorate your house. This is also a fun way to decorate your office or work space!
Stock up on orange, white, and black balloons and some Sharpie markers. Decorate the balloons with scary faces for a fun and fast decoration idea!
Create a Coffin
Nothing spooks party goers or trick-or-treaters like a coffin. You can build one yourself out of wood or heavy cardboard, or you can even buy a kit! Just be sure to make it big enough to hide in so you can pop out and scare people.
Let Your Pets Play a Part
Paper mache goblins, monsters and mummies make classic Halloween piñatas. No time for DIY? You can buy one if you prefer!
Aliens Are Scary too!
Why should typical Halloween monsters have all the fun? Have a UFO theme this Halloween! You can even create an alien landing pad in your yard!
Make Use of What You Have
You can repurpose old wood pallets to make a scary graveyard or empty cans to make lanterns. Check out your scrap bins for miscellaneous materials that would make cool decor this Halloween.
You’ve got pumpkins and more leaves than you know what to do with. This tutorial shows you how to turn them into a beautiful decoration.
Give It Some Glitter
Break Out the Brooms
You might have an old broom in the garage or you can buy one that really looks like it belongs to a witch! Strategically placed, brooms can give the impression that a coven has descended on your home.