48 Best Easy DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations  

48 best DIY Halloween Outdoor decorations! Easy fun inexpensive decor & crafts ideas like pumpkins, ghosts, spiders for front door, porch, yard & driveway!

Halloween is one of the most creative time of the year. This is when you can be as fun, spooky, silly, and magical as you want.

 DIY Halloween Outdoor decorations! Easy fun inexpensive fall decor & crafts ideas

A great way to express all this creativity and share the magic is to make your own DIY Halloween outdoor decorations ! We hope you feel as inspired as we are about these super creative and fun Halloween outdoor decoration ideas!

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And you will love our 70+ best easy Halloween decorations & crafts you can make indoors too!

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Easy & free DIY Halloween witch’s broom

DIY halloween witch broom

Make an easy Halloween witch’s broom from branches and yard trimmings. So many ways to use this broom decoration indoors and outdoors!

Dollar store DIY Halloween door mat

Dollar store DIY Halloween door mat

Tayra shared this Dollar tree DIY in this YouTube video tutorial below on how to transform a $1 doormat into Halloween decor, with just some acrylic paint.

Fun and spooky Halloween witch door mat

Fun and spooky Halloween witch door mat

 If you love a little humor in Halloween decorating, this witch door mat is really fun and not too spooky. You can just temporarily add some witch’s legs and shoes to the doormat you already have. Tutorial at Hello Central Avenue.

Halloween witch door mat DIY decorations outside

Another variation with black and white stockings!

DIY Halloween Spiderweb Outdoor Mat

DIY Halloween Spiderweb Outdoor Mat

Another cheap and easy Halloween outdoor decor idea. You can cut a Dollar Store black doormat and draw spiderweb web designs on it. Tutorial at Delia Creates .

Chalkboard pumpkin Halloween door decorations 

Chalkboard pumpkin Halloween door decorations with candies

This DIY Halloween Candy Door Hanger is the perfect way to greet your guests and trick or treaters, with a handful of candy! Tutorial at Cherished Bliss.

DIY Outdoor painted pumpkin Halloween porch decor

DIY Outdoor painted pumpkin Halloween porch decor

Painted cute pumpkin witch with a not-too-scary green face and a scarf made of fall leaves, how delightful!

No carve pumpkin decorating ideas for fall and Halloween

no carve Pumpkin decorating ideas for fall and Halloween

No carve pumpkins are Halloween decorations that are inexpensive, kid friendly and easy to craft. Check out our 50 best no carve pumpkin decorating ideas for fall and Halloween!

Halloween spider outdoor decorating ideas 

Halloween spider outdoor decorating ideas 

For their creepy and stylish Halloween door decor, Jane created a gigantic spider web crawling with spiders large and small. To make the spiders they used halves of styrofoam balls and spray painted them black. So creative!

Easy DIY Halloween bats front door and steps decorations 

Easy DIY Halloween bats front door and steps decorations 

If you are looking for Halloween door decorating ideas that are easy to make but also make a big statement, try these paper bats & Styrofoam spiders by Jillee!

Creative Halloween front porch decorating ideas

Creative Halloween front porch decorating ideas not too scary

So many not scary and wonderful porch and yard decorating ideas for Halloween here with a mix of black and white signs, removable decal, stencils and silhouettes with orange pumpkins. Source

Colorful happy Halloween decorations for outside

Colorful happy Halloween decorations for outside

You can celebrate harvest season and Halloween at the same time with a mix of modern and colorful decorating ideas like wheat stalks, colorful fall leaves, and gold lettered pumpkins that say “boo”! Source

Spooky DIY Halloween wreath 

Spooky DIY Halloween wreath 

This flower eyeball wreath is spooky, not too scary or creepy, and actually pretty!

DIY Halloween driveway and garage door decorations 

DIY Halloween driveway and garage door decorations

An eerie Halloween scene covering a garage door would have a lot of impact. Add some extra spook factor by lighting it from behind

If you have a roll-up garage door, you can mount this piece on a large wall or staked along the driveway or in the yard with lights behind it. Via Instructables.

Dollar Store outdoor Halloween decorations

Dollar Store outdoor Halloween decorations

How to decorate your yard for Halloween? Make a giant carnivore plant in a tall planter. Video tutorial below.

This reminds me so much of Disney’s Nightmare Before Christmas. I would totally light it up and create a cool shadow effect on the wall. It’s also a fabulous Dollar Tree Halloween DIY!

DIY backyard Halloween decoration ideas with pumpkins 

DIY backyard Halloween decoration ideas with pumpkins

These whimsical DIY painted Halloween pumpkins by DIY Junkie reminds me of Alice in Wonderland. Such easy, cheap and great backyard Halloween decorations!

She made it look so easy in this video tutorial above!

Large DIY Halloween yard decorations

Large DIY Halloween yard decorations

These big spiders are made from lightweight chicken wire frames. Video tutorial below by Rania.

Wow your friends and neighbors with these spooky and cool Halloween decorations in your front and back yard.

How to make Halloween witch decorations 

How to make Halloween witch decorations 

Everyone walking by would stop and admire this DIY Halloween project with witch legs crashed into a cauldron! Via Tip Toe Fairy

Easy DIY Halloween street signs 

Easy DIY Halloween street signs

Make some outdoor Halloween street signs for your yard for some fun outdoor decor. Start with leftover fence picket pieces, paint them with chalkboard paint and make up your favorite spooky street names. Tutorial at Wood Grain Cottage.

DIY painted Halloween wood signs 

DIY painted Halloween wood signs

This Halloween countdown painted wood sign is such a fun way to create excitement as you are reminded of how many days until Halloween arrives! Tutorial here.

How to make Halloween string art

How to make Halloween string art

Halloween string art is fun to make, and great for both indoor and outdoor decorations. Via Our Clover House

Make a large spiderweb to decorate your Halloween porch 

Make a large spiderweb to decorate your Halloween porch

Another great idea for easy DIY large outdoor Halloween decorations! Weave a spiderweb on your porch and add a big fluffy spider, how spooky! Via Decor Hint

Halloween porch and patio decorating ideas

Halloween porch and patio decorating ideas

When choosing the best Halloween decorations, consider your house color and front door style. Here, the white hanging ghosts and spiderwebs really stand out against the dark house wall colors, vs the black trees look dramatic against white walls. Via HGTV

Easy DIY Halloween hanging decorations 

Easy DIY Halloween hanging decorations 

If you have a porch or nice trees in your yard, make some hanging decorations for Halloween! These witches hats are easy to hang and take up very little storage space so you can use them year after year! Via The House of Hood

Decorate a tree for Halloween with easy DIY hanging bats 

Decorate a tree for Halloween with easy DIY hanging bats 

Black craft foam sheets are easy to cut and rain proof, which makes these cutout bats perfect Halloween tree decorations. Add googly eyes and use fishing line to hang these weatherproof bats. A quick and easy Halloween craft to make with kids for your front yard!

Halloween front porch & stairs outdoor decorations

Halloween front porch & stairs outdoor decorations

These tombstone signs mixed with skeleton and Jack’o lanterns on the door steps are just the right amount of spooky but not too scary. Via Made in a Day

DIY Halloween garland

DIY Halloween garland

A Halloween garland is easy to make, inexpensive, and great way to decorate an entry porch or doorway. Via Crazy Wonderful

Candy corn garland door decorations 

Candy corn garland door decorations 

This easy candy corn garland is a fun Halloween craft & decor idea to make with kids. You can even use paper if your door is protected from rain.

Make Halloween paper lanterns 

Make Halloween paper lanterns &  luminaries crafts

If you have a covered porch, these quick and easy Halloween paper bag luminaries crafts and decor would look magical on your door steps. Via Unoriginal Mom

Halloween balloon outdoor decorating ideas

Halloween balloon outdoor decorating ideas

There are so many creative ways to use balloons for outdoor Halloween decorations. You can make ghosts, Jack’o lanterns, or add sticker phrases to them. Tutorial at Design Improvised

Spooky eyeballs Halloween decor 

Spooky eyeballs Halloween decor 

Get some white balloons or beach balls, and transform them into oversized eyeballs with markers or black vinyl. See how fun and easy it is to decorate your door for Halloween? Source

giant eyeballs Halloween tree decorations

Love how Anna made these giant eyeballs to decorate her trees and spook the neighbors!

Make garbage bag spiderweb decorations for almost free

Make garbage bag spiderweb decorations for almost free

One of the best easy and cheap Halloween decorations you can make is trash bag spiderwebs!

You can make them big or small, and use them to decorate anything around your house, driveway, and yard, including windows, doors, walls, and trees. Via Julie Measures

How to make Halloween ghosts outdoor decorations 

How to make Halloween ghosts outdoor decorations

You can make Halloween ghosts for almost free using plastic wraps for spooky yard decorations like this.

Light up DIY Halloween ghosts with LED light

There are different ways to make plastic cling wrap ghosts. It’s best to use things like mannequin and balloons as mold for the ghost body and head. 

Light up these ghosts with LED light.

a group of ghosts holding hands around a LED light faux fire pit

You can even make a group of ghosts holding hands around a LED light faux fire pit for some haunted scary and spooky outdoor Halloween decorations! Tutorial here, or buy them here.

best DIY Halloween Outdoor decorations! Easy fun inexpensive fall decor & crafts ideas like pumpkins, ghosts, spiders for front door, porch, yard & driveway!

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Happy creating! See you soon!

6 Comments

  1. Love those Halloween decorating ideas. Love the wreath with the black leaves and eye balls, the big eyeballs to hand in trees, and the string witch/pumpkin. I am making a candy corn banner to hang across my windows on the front porch.

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