Spooky Outdoor Halloween Decor Ideas

All Hallows’ Eve, or as we call it today, Halloween  is less than two weeks away. If you haven’t already, it’s time to pull out the spooky, creepy and otherwise frightening decorations and turn your home into a ghosts’ house. Or, just add a few spiders to the garage door and hang a mummy from the rafters. Today, you’ll find these ideas and MORE on how to make a few spooky Halloween Outdoor Decorations!

Halloween decorations for the front porch
/1/ Creepy Hanging Mummy – This would be the perfect addition to your front porch for Halloween! Cheesecloth, a couple acrylic paints and a styrofoam head are the main supplies. Maybe you have a {styrofoam} head just laying around??

Easy to make Spider web doormat
/2/ DIY Spiderweb Doormat – Assuming it’s a beautiful day out, grab your paintbrush and head outside to make this super easy spiderweb doormat today!

Book page wreath for halloween
/3/ Creepy Skull Wreath - Give your guests the heebie-jeebies when they approach your door with this creepy skull wreath. Made with book pages, spiderwebs and a skull cut-out, it’ll come together in a snap!

DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations
/4/ Ghost Leaf Bags – This time of year the chances are pretty great that you have a lawn FULL of leaves that need raking. Pile them up and bag them. Draw a spooky face on the front and VOILA! You have a simple DIY lawn decor that is just frightening!

DIY Halloween Outdoor Decor
/5/ Spider Door Decor – This DIY spider will make quite the impact as children walk up to your house for trick-or-treating.



Outdoor Halloween decorations
/6/ Magnetic Spiders – Arachnophobia, anyone? These spiders are so fun and SO EASY to make. I’m thinking a swarm of these spiders all over the garage door would be super scary on Halloween night!

Bones Halloween Decor for the outside
/7/ Skeleton Lawn Decor – Make no BONES about it, this is hands-down my favorite outdoor decoration I’ve seen yet! A couple of skeletons burying bones and carrying a “body” bag? Ruffles and Truffles is one smart gal coming up with this DIY Halloween decoration!

DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations
/8/ Succulent Word Pumpkins – Okay, ghosts and goblins aren’t your thing for Halloween? Succulents are very “in” right now. You could make a word or even a single monogram pumpkin for your outdoor decor.

Do you decorate the outside of your house for Halloween? {I have a HUGE spiderweb stretched between my front columns with LOTS of glittery spiders.} Snap a photo and share it with us on our Instagram page. We might feature YOUR photo with our followers!

About Melissa Hillier

Melissa lives in Florida with her husband and five kiddos. She writes about her family life at jonahbonah. When she isn’t chasing children you can find her behind her sewing machine or her camera. Connect with her on Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest.

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