22 Easy Halloween Party Decoration Ideas

Celebrate Halloween with these easy yet creative decorative ideas.

 Bleeding Candles

Bleeding Candles

1. Bleeding Candles

Create a haunted mansion vibe by setting your tables with DIY Bleeding candles. Simply melt a red candle wax on top of a tall white candle and let it drip around like blood.

 Spiderweb Wall (Using Black tapes)

Spiderweb Wall (Using Black tapes)

2. Spiderweb Wall (Using Black tapes)

Run a black colored tape on an blank wall to create a spider web design. You can look for a template on the web in case you need it. 

 Hanging Bats

Hanging Bats

3. Hanging Bats

Turn your porch and hallways into a bat cave with just black paper cutouts. Different cutout patterns are available on the internet. Use a string and painter's tape to hang the bats.

 Cocktail Apothecary Label

Cocktail Apothecary Label

4. Cocktail Apothecary Label

Transform cocktail bottles and candy jars to Apothecary bottles. Print downloadable apothecary labels from Lia Griffith and place them on the bottle. 

 Creepy Family Photo

Creepy Family Photo

5. Creepy Family Photo

Replace your family pictures for a time with old creepy images. Print BW or any old image from the web. Poke holes on the eyes and insert  red or LED lights to make them glow.

 Blood Stained Windows

Blood Stained Windows

6. Blood Stained Windows

Scare your guests with bloody handprints on the windows using poster paint. 

 Ghost in the Mirror

Ghost in the Mirror

7. Ghost in the Mirror

Use your leftover tinted window film to spook anyone who looks at a mirror. All you have to do is to cut out the film using a ghost template (search on the web) and place it on your mirror.

 Old Bottle Candelabras

Old Bottle Candelabras

8. Old Bottle Candelabras

You can use old bottle wines as candle holders to achieve a classic Victorian look to your dining table.  To add glam, you can use clear wine glasses on top of a black table cloth.

 Flying Ghost Balloons

Flying Ghost Balloons

9. Flying Ghost Balloons

Cover helium inflated balloons with tissue paper and draw ghost faces on them.

 DIY Glowing Fierce Eyes

DIY Glowing Fierce Eyes

10. DIY Glowing Fierce Eyes

Using toilet paper rolls and glow stick, you can decorate your lawn with fierce glowing eyes. Cut out eyes pattern on the paper rolls and crack a glow stick inside to horrify every passerby.

 Spooky Window Décor

Spooky Window Décor

11. Spooky Window Décor

Create a spooky window by cutting out a downloadable Halloween silhouette template onto a black paper. Then, paste it on a wax paper. And attach the silhouette to your glass window using double-sided tape.

 Glowing Ghost Garlands

Glowing Ghost Garlands

12. Glowing Ghost Garlands

Up your string lights by turning the bulbs into ghost apparitions.

  1. Cut a white fabric into square. Measure it depending on the size of the bulb.
  2. Poke a hole in the center and insert the bulb socket until it falls completely covering the bulb. 
  3. Then tie the fabric with white string.
  4. Draw a ghost face using a sharpie
 Faux Specimen Storage

Faux Specimen Storage

13. Faux Specimen Storage

A real scary decoration is a faux Specimen jar filled with old doll heads. It sure will wake up your childhood nightmares.

 Halloween Front Door

Halloween Front Door

14. Halloween Front Door

Dress up your front door into some Halloween character using household items. All you need are items like tissues, tape, crepe paper, colored papers and some creepy spiders.

 Bats Wall Decoration

Bats Wall Decoration

15. Bats Wall Decoration

Your house can become like a bat cave just by using black colored papers taped on your walls. What you need to do is cut out a bat shape, fold it in half and paste it by the crease onto your empty wall.

 No-Carve Pumpkins with Sharpie

No-Carve Pumpkins with Sharpie

16. No-Carve Pumpkins with Sharpie

No need to waste time carving your pumpkin decor. With freehand, you can draw Jack O Lantern using black Sharpie in no time.

 Floating Witch Hat

Floating Witch Hat

17. Floating Witch Hat

Place a number of witch hat with a string onto the ceiling to look like they are floating.

 Black Gloomy Flowers

Black Gloomy Flowers

18. Black Gloomy Flowers

Have a romantic dark Halloween dinner with your loved one with this centerpiece made of black crepe paper roses. Simply measure a floral wire fit your vase and roll on its tip a strip of black crepe.

 Halloween String lights using Paper cups

Halloween String lights using Paper cups

19. Halloween String lights using Paper cups

Another way of dressing up a string light is by using a paper cup or Halloween cup. Simply poke a hole on its bottom that would fit the light socket.

 Suspend Lacey Apparitions

Suspend Lacey Apparitions

20. Suspend Lacey Apparitions

Spice up your ghost decoration with some laceworks.

What You Need:

  • Table tennis balls, or styro balls
  • Lace
  • Black sewing pins

How To:

  1. Cover the styro ball with lace
  2. Secure the lace by tying a string.
  3. Sew a string on top of the ball
  4. Add pins for the eyes
  5. And place the string on your ceiling
 Old Haunted Graveyard

Old Haunted Graveyard

21. Old Haunted Graveyard

Spook every passerby with your graveyard lawn. Take scrap woods and paint wacky Halloween tombstones on them. Use decorative spider web or splatter a faux blood as add-ons.

 Spooky Skeleton Hands

Spooky Skeleton Hands

22. Spooky Skeleton Hands

What You Need:

  • Latex Gloves
  • Sharpie
  • LED tea lights
  • Wide votive holder

How To:

  1. Draw a skeleton hand on each latex gloves. You can get patterns on the web.
  2. Placed the LED tea light on the votive holder.
  3. By stretching the gloves, place it over the votive enough to fit snugly.
  4. Blow some air inside.
  5. Voila you have spooky Skeleton Hands.

Have a Happy Halloween!

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