14 Cool And Easy DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration Ideas

Cool And Easy DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration Ideas

With Halloween around the corner, it’s time to start taking down those summer outdoor decorations and replacing them with Halloween decor. We have gathered a list of the best DIY Halloween outdoor decorations you can make on a budget. Whether you go all out spooky or with a more traditional harvest look, here you’ll find everything you need to dress up your outdoor space this Halloween!

1. Black Cat O’lanterns

Black Cat O'lanterns

Make your entry glow with fat Halloween cats made from stacked pumpkins painted black. (Tutorial via Sunset)

2. Creepy Snake Wreath

creepy snake wreath

This looks soo scary and creepy! All you need is a wreath, some toy snakes and some black spray/acrylic paint. (Tutorial via Martha Stewart)

3. Floating Witch Hat Luminaries

Floating Witch Hat Luminaries

These floating witch hat luminaries are perfect for spooking the little trick-or-treaters that come to your front porch! (Tutorial via Polka Dot Chair)

4. Chicken Wire Ghost

chicken wire ghost

Use chicken wire to make a life-sized ghost to haunt your yard this Halloween. (Tutorial via Wacky Archives)

5. Headless Horseman Figure

Headless Horseman Figure

This door greeter is a great prop for your Halloween party to get your guests in the Halloween spirit from the moment they walk through the door! (Tutorial via HGTV)

6. Giant Eyeballs in a Tree

Giant Eyeballs in a Tree

Decorate you garden trees by giving them two eyes. It definitely evokes the idea that someone is watching you! (Tutorial via The Princess & The Frog)

7. Halloween Yard Sign

Halloween Yard Sign

Welcome visitors with Halloween yard sign complete with spooky messages. (Tutorial via Birds and Soap)

8. Giant Spider in Spiderweb

Giant Spider in Spiderweb

Add some spooky yet fun decoration to your front porch or yard with this giant spider in spiderweb. It’s simple to make and the kids will have fun making it, too! (Tutorial via Mom Endeavors)

9. Witch Legs Welcome Mat

Witch Legs Welcome Mat

Bewitch your guests this Halloween with this playful welcome mat. (Tutorial via Dollar Store Crafts)

10. Ghost Leaf Bags

Ghost Leaf Bags

These ghost leaf bags are a great way to clean up the fallen leaves in your yard and festively decorate for Halloween. (Tutorial via Everyday Art)

11. Frankenstein Door

frankenstein door

Turn your front door into Frankenstein’s face. So cute! (Tutorial via The Copper Anchor)

12. Illuminated Ghost Garland

illuminated ghost garland

Recycle old lantern lights into glowing ghost garland using fabric, twine and a Sharpie. (Tutorial via Design Dining and Diapers)

13. Spider Sacs

Spider Sacs

These spider egg sacks are absolutely creepy. A couple of old white tights, some plastic spiders, baseballs and a hot glue gun are all that you need to create this amazing Halloween decor. (Tutorial via Hello Paper Moon)

14. Ping Pong Ghost Lights

Ping Pong Ghost Lights

Make these ping pong ball ghost lights using cheesecloth, ping pong balls, mod podge, and christmas lights. (Tutorial via unOriginal Mom)


  1. John Carston

    I like the outdoor Halloween decor tips you’ve provided in your post. I think the ghost made from chicken wire is a creative idea I think would work well in the periphery of my home. The giant eyeballs in the tree is a humorous decoration idea as well. Thanks for the outdoor decoration ideas.

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