With Halloween creepin’ upon us, it’s time to bring out the jack-o-lanterns, ghouls, and skeletons! If you’re as much of a Halloween enthusiasts as we are, you probably cannot wait to add some hocus pocus to your home! Before you head to the store, here are some great ideas to give your trick or treaters a little scare and make your home the talk of the town!
1. Flock of Crows
Source: Good Housekeeping
While one crow might seem harmless, a murder of crows will create an eerie vibe to your porch and surely spook the guests! These realistic faux crows can be purchased at your local crafts or Halloween store!
2. Broken Skeleton
Easy to make and fun for the kids! Grab a wheelbarrow from your backyard and fill it with some soil and skeleton bones. To make it look alive, give your skeleton a silly expression!
3. Spider Webs
Source: The Garden Glove
One of human’s greatest fears, SPIDERS! Whether they’re big or small, these critters always find a way to give us a good scream! Pair the spiders with some ripped pantyhose to make an illusion of cobwebs.
4. Ghost Swing
Source: Cupcakes & Cashmere
What is Halloween without a classic white sheet ghost? Twist it up this year and add some character to your ghost by attaching it to a swing set!
5. Hanging Skeletons
Source: Better Homes & Garden
Another creative way to use skeletons this year, hang them above and along your home. Your community would definitely appreciate some new company in town!
6. Floating Ghouls
Source: Grim Graham
These spooky floating ghouls will have the kids running to your door (hopefully for some candy)! It’s an easy DIY project for you to step up your Halloween décor game!
If you really want to frighten your neighbors, place a coffin on your front lawn with body parts and limbs sticking out! This will give both a festive and mysterious touch to your home!
8. Paper Bats
Black bats are the perfect addition to your Halloween porch. Simply make cut-outs from black stock paper to create these bats and stick them wherever you like! The more, the scarier!
9. Wicked Witch Legs
Source: Decoration Love
The Wicked Witch makes her way into town every year! Stop her right in her tracks with this creative decoy. This iconic piece will add the candy corn on top of your Halloween home.
10. Cemetery Yard
Source: Purple Onion Designs
Give your guests a creepy stroll into your home with this terrifying graveyard! Great for Halloween parties, trick or treaters, or even an awesome costume photoshoot spot!
By Hannah Nguyen