Halloween Decoration Ideas

This Halloween, make your house the most festive one on the block. If you’re expecting trick-or-treaters, wow them with some spectacular outdoor decorations. Want to make it extra spooky? Two professional haunted house designers share how to decorate your lawn for Halloween—plus, don’t forget to make an eerie first impression with your front door. Once the exterior is all set, it’s time to set up the indoor decorations. Instead of spending money at the party store on Halloween décor, try these DIY Halloween decorations made from everyday items you probably already have around the house. These crafts are both unique and easy to make—perfect to showcase during a Halloween party. From the staircase to the mantel, there are so many creative places to display Halloween decor. Of course, it wouldn’t be All Hallows’ Eve without a pumpkin or two. Here, an expert shares how to carve a pumpkin like a pro. Or, avoid the mess altogether and try these no-carve pumpkin ideas.

DIY Halloween Window Decorations That Are So Easy, It’s Scary

It's not all about your front porch—make your windows stand out with these spooky window decorations. 

4 Spellbinding Halloween Decorating Ideas for Your Front Door

Try these easy ways to dress up your door for the spookiest season of the year.

10 Fun Halloween Crafts for Kids

Get the kids involved with decorating the house for Halloween. Or use these ideas as an activity if you’re throwing a seasonal party.

5 Frightfully Chic Halloween Decorations

Add a gorgeous and ghoulish touch to your space for All Hallows’ Eve with these accessories that will instantly dress up your home for the occasion. 

Haunted House Ideas So Easy It’s Scary

Whether you’re looking to petrify your neighbors or just add a little horror to your home, these small, simple touches will be sure to spook.

Spooky Halloween Décor

When October comes around, it’s time to get frightfully creative with your Halloween décor. If you’re not afraid to go dramatic and even a little macabre, there are plenty of scary Halloween decorations that will transform your house into a “haunted” one (except without the ghosts or chilling sounds).

DIY Paper Mache Pumpkins That Will Last Forever

Your kids will love this Halloween craft.