With October on the horizon, the nights begin to get dark quickly and people begin decorating for fright night. There’s no need to neglect the outdoors with these Porch Halloween Decorations which will give every trick-or-treater a real spook. You can make porch signs with old wood or make topiaries using pumpkins. Another idea is to use glow sticks in skeletons to illuminate them and that will add brightness to your display in the evening. So check out these ideas to get your place looking haunted!
These creepy bats also make a wonderful Halloween craft for kids – as well as making your porch look spook-tastic. You’ll need black craft foam, googly eyes and fishing line to make these upside down creatures.
2. Pumpkin Lantern
Filling outdoor lanterns with pumpkins and gourds will take your porch through fall, Halloween and Thanksgiving so they are a great investment for your decor.
3. Pumpkin Topiary
This is a rather simple and elegant way to decorate for fall. Get three different sized pumpkins and paint them in typical Halloween colors such as orange and black and white.
Halloween Front Porch Decor
We have included this video tutorial from The DIY Cottage to show you more ideas.
4. Bat Wreath
Wreath’s always look good for holidays, so try this bat themed one on your front door to create the wow factor.
5. Jack O Lanterns
A group of lit Jack O Lanterns makes this porch stand out from the rest of the neighborhood on fright night.
This idea from the Hobby Lobby really creates an impact for all your ghoulish visitors.
7. BOO Halloween Sign
You can re-purpose a wooden board to create this sign with orange and black paint.
8. Neon Spook
Neon lights are a great way to illuminate spider webs and bats on your porch.
9. Wicked Witch Sign
A chalkboard sign with a witch’s broom will help to set the spooky tone for your decor.
10. Guarding Ghosts
Get these spirits to guard your door from spooky happenings on the night.
11. It’s October Witches
This funny sign will really raise spirits ( not literally).
12. Halloween Entrance
Pack a punch by layering up many different pumpkins to create an impressive entrance for your tick-or-treaters on the night.
13. Hocus Pocus
14. Pumpkin Glow
15. Skeleton Mail Box
Show the mail man some spook by decorating your mail box with little skeleton figures that can be purchased at your local dollar store.
16. Luminaries & Lanterns
Brighten your porch in time for the eerie season.
17. Boo Pumpkin Topiary
You’ll need three different sized pumpkins as well as letters to spell out the words ‘Boo’ to make this decoration. Some raffia tied around each of the pumpkins completes the look.
18. Glowing Potion
These skeletons are up to no good – glow sticks form the glowing part of the potion.
19. Monster Tree
Bring your tree to life with this clever idea which will keep the evil ghouls away.
20. Skeleton Bonfire
A super cute idea to engage your skeletons on the yard – and don’t worry it’s not a real fire – it’s just fairy lights to bewitch the crowds.
21. M&M Pumpkins
22. Face Off
23. Purple Lights