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.
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!
And you may also love these 70+ best easy DIY Halloween decorations & crafts you can make indoors too!
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Easy & free DIY Halloween witch’s 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
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
If you love a little humor in Halloween decorating, this wicked witch legs 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.
Another DIY outdoor Halloween decorations variation with black and white stockings!
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
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
Instead of traditional Jack-o Lantern, make this painted cute pumpkin witch with a not-too-scary green face and a scarf made of fall leaves, how delightful! Via HGTV
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
For their creepy and stylish Halloween door decor, Jane created a gigantic spider web crawling with black spiders. To make the giant spiders they used halves of styrofoam balls and spray painted them black. So creative!
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
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
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
This flower eyeball wreath is spooky, not too scary or creepy, and actually pretty!
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 plywood 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
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
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
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
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
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 or black spray paint, and make up your favorite spooky street names. Tutorial at Wood Grain Cottage.
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Love how Anna made these giant eyeballs to decorate her trees and spook the neighbors!
Make garbage bag spiderweb decorations for almost free
One of the best easy and cheap Halloween decorations you can make are huge spiderwebs made of black trash bags!
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
You can make Halloween ghosts for almost free using plastic wraps for spooky yard decorations like this.
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.
Which of these ideas are you going to make this year? 🙂 Save your favorites on Pinterest and have fun!
Happy creating! See you soon!