90 DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations

When September arrives, it’s game on for embracing the joys of the fall season, particularly Halloween. And if you’ve been fantasizing about turning your normally cozy home into a full-fledged haunted house, you’ll love these DIY outdoor Halloween decorations!

Your house will be the talk of the town, and trick-or-treaters will feel especially welcome—or maybe too scared to approach the front door, depending on the Halloween vibe you’re going for. 

Use these DIY outdoor Halloween decoration ideas to cast a spell on your entire neighborhood, whether they’re on your front porch, along your driveway, or scattered around your lawn.

90 DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration Ideas

Most of these ideas can be completed in an afternoon or less, so even though Halloween is quickly approaching, you still have time to create a truly spooky landscape just outside your front door!


1. Climbing Skeletons Halloween Porch Decor by Instructables

So you want to be the cool (scary) house on the street this Halloween, but aren’t just sure how to put your outdoor decorations over the top? Why not add some real flair and have a swarm of skeletons climbing the walls of your house looking for a way in!

You can easily make some inexpensive plastic skeletons climb your house and they can be the most frightening roof decors out there.

Climbing Skeletons Halloween Porch Decor by Instructables

Follow the tutorial here

2. Bucilla Witchs Brew Scary Halloween Wreath from CraftNTreasureCoveUS

Make this witch’s brew wreath to hang on your door and greet all your guests. It features a witch’s hat, moon, bats, bubbling cauldron, poisons, broom, shoe, jack-o-lantern, black cat, spiders, and a toad.

The kit includes everything you need to make this Halloween wreath, except scissors. Completed, the wreath will measure 17 inches (43.18 cm) x 17 inches (43.18 cm).

Bucilla Witchs Brew Scary Halloween Wreath from CraftNTreasureCoveUS

Find the Kit from CraftNTreasureCoveUS HERE

3. Giant DIY Spiders For Halloween by Better Homes & Gardens

One is creepy, but a cluster of huge, hairy, scary spiders is spine-chilling! Foam tubes and faux fur make it easy and cheap to infest your home with this DIY outdoor Halloween decoration.

Foam and fabric never seem so frightening as when these spiders strut their stuff down the stairway, over the mantel, or up the side of your home! Make a 2-foot spider, 4-foot spider, or a 7-foot spider—or one of each! 

Giant DIY Spiders For Halloween by Better Homes & Gardens

Follow the tutorial here

4. Glowing Plastic Jack O’ Lantern Totem by Scratch And Stitch

You can make this outdoor Halloween decoration for about $10 or less if you already have materials that can be used. It’s pretty simple and adds a beautiful orange glow to your Halloween front step.

Glowing Plastic Jack O' Lantern Totem by Scratch And Stitch

Follow the tutorial here

5. Frankenstein String Art Kit from StringArtFromHeart

Make this cute Frankenstein string art to hang on your door. We would recommend hanging it under a covered porch, so it does not get wet.

This kit includes everything you need to get started right away. You will receive a 5 inch (12.7 cm) x 5 inch (12.7 cm) hanging sign, coloured string, strong nails, a pattern, and easy-to-follow step-by-step instructions.

You might also love these string art ideas: Canvas String Art, Sunflower String Art, Geometric String Art

Frankenstein String Art Kit from StringArtFromHeart

Find the Kit from StringArtFromHeart HERE

6. DIY Wicked Witch Legs by Grillo Designs

With a little chicken wire and some thrift shoes, you can make these fun Halloween Wicked Witch Legs. They’re a fun DIY decoration that you can use in your yard, shrubs, or in a potted plant on your Halloween porch!

DIY Wicked Witch Legs by Grillo Designs

Follow the tutorial here

7. DIY Halloween Tombstones Decorations by HGTV

These hand carved and painted tombstones are an inexpensive and easy way to create a personalized and creative outdoor Halloween display. Whether you choose to add funny sayings or be deathly serious with traditional designs, this tutorial makes it easy to give new foam sheets an ancient appearance.

DIY Halloween Tombstones Decorations by HGTV

Follow the tutorial here

8. Halloween Coffin from ErpitiLLC

Do you enjoy woodworking? Then why not make a coffin to display in your yard this Halloween? You can make this coffin in just one day.

This Halloween coffin plan set will make a 4 foot long coffin. The width is 21 inches (53.34 cm), and the height is 10.5 inches (26.67 cm).

Halloween Coffin from ErpitiLLC

Find the Plans from ErpitiLLC HERE

9. DIY Scrap Wood Ghost Decorations by The Creek Line House

Put some of that scrap wood to good use and make a few spooky outdoor decorations in preparation for Halloween. These ghosts are actually pretty cute but they definitely look a bit scary too. They’re asy to make and if you’re confident in your abilities you could try some more complicated designs too.

DIY Scrap Wood Ghost Decorations by The Creek Line House

Follow the tutorial here

10. The Witch’s Friends Autumn & Halloween Wreath Pattern from ThreadEDWorkshops

Here is another fun Halloween wreath. The wreath features a stretching black cat, a black cat on a broom, and a toad along with a bunch of toadstools and leaves.

This is a downloadable sewing pattern. The pattern templates are full size. When finished, the wreath will measure about 15.75 inches (40 cm) wide x 15.75 inches (40 cm) high x 3.15 inches (8 cm) deep. 

The Witch's Friends Autumn & Halloween Wreath Pattern from ThreadEDWorkshops

Find the Pattern from ThreadEDWorkshops HERE

11. DIY Floating Witch Hat Luminaries by Polkadot Chair

Add a bit of whimsy to your Halloween Porch decorations this year with these Floating Witch Hat luminaries! They even light up, making them a fun and only slightly eerie Halloween decorating idea.  

DIY Floating Witch Hat Luminaries by Polkadot Chair

Follow the tutorial here

12. DIY Bubbling Cauldron For Halloween by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

Love a witchy Halloween? It wouldn’t be Halloween without a cauldron and this bubblling cauldron is a whole lot of fun. If you want some scary outdoor Halloween decorations, then this cauldron will set you off on a good start.

DIY Bubbling Cauldron For Halloween by Scattered Thoughts Of A Crafty Mom

Follow the tutorial here

13. Jack-o-lantern Pumpkin Carving Patterns for Halloween from Spooktober

Since it is Halloween, jack-o-lanterns are a must. Use this set of 20 printable patterns to make a bunch of DIY outdoor Halloween decorations.

The patterns are printable, so you can print as many as you want. And to make even more unique pumpkins, mix and match the face pieces.

Jack-o-lantern Pumpkin Carving Patterns for Halloween from Spooktober

Find the Patterns from Spooktober HERE

14. Easy DIY Scary Outdoor Halloween Sign Decorations by The Tip Toe Fairy

Despite what decor you choose for your yard, having some Halloween sign decorations will really help to bring the entir scene to life. Scatter these around the yarn in between your other decorations and your outdoor Halloween look will be complete.

Easy DIY Scary Outdoor Halloween Sign Decorations by The Tip Toe Fairy

Follow the tutorial here

15. Spooky DIY Hallowen Chalkboard Tombstones by Made In A Day

Take a cue from the haunted houses you’ve come to know and love with this ghoulish scene. Chalkboard tombstones, tons of pumpkins, and black lanterns add to the theme.

Spooky DIY Hallowen Chalkboard Tombstones by Made In A Day

Follow the tutorial here

16. Paper Pag Portrait Luminaries by The House That Lars Built

Adhere a few old portraits to some paper bag lanterns for a front walkway that will send shivers down everyone’s spine. With basic white paper bags, a printer, and some tea lights, you can create these easy lanterns and make sure your guests are properly watched over!

Paper Pag Portrait Luminaries by The House That Lars Built

Follow the tutorial here

17. Oversize Outdoor Halloween Bat Decorations by Better Homes & Gardens

These larger-than-life DIY outdoor Halloween bats are a fun and easy way to decorate your home for the season—and the winged creatures are actually easier to make than they look! They’re made from plastic hangers, pipe foam insulation, and black trash bags, which also makes them a budget-friendly craft.

Oversize Outdoor Halloween Bat Decorations by Better Homes & Gardens

Follow the tutorial here

18. DIY Halloween Doormat by Alice & Lois

This spooky stamped door mat ensures you don’t leave any inch of your outside space untouched by Halloween decor. It couldn’t be easier to pull it off: Just print a stencil, and dab on a coat of black paint.

DIY Halloween Doormat by Alice & Lois

Follow the tutorial here

19. Wiggling Snake Wreath by Martha Stewart

Dark, tangled vines are all you see upon first glance. Come closer and the snakes lying in wait become clear, and the whole wreath springs terrifyingly to life. Make one with nothing more than a grapevine wreath, plastic snakes, wire, and black paint.

Dreadfully sophisticated and shockingly fun, this Halloween decoration hung on the front door gets the holiday off to a screaming start!

Wiggling Snake Wreath by Martha Stewart

Follow the tutorial here

20. Foam Head Form Muslin Ghost by Lia Griffith

Meet Fred and Alice! They stopped by for a glass of cider. Halloween ghosts are fun to hang on your porch or in a front window in preparation for any ghastly trick-or-treaters that come knocking on your door. It’s a simple craft to make and would be a fun one for the kids to get involved in.

Foam Head Form Muslin Ghost by Lia Griffith

Follow the tutorial here

21. Black Cat O’ Lanterns by Sunset

Make your entry glow with fat Halloween cats made from stacked pumpkins (and mini-pumpkin paws). Create a spooky trio of glossy black cats to watch over trick-or-treaters at your door. All you need are a few pumpkins in feline shapes―long or pear-shaped for the body, small and round for the face.

Black Cat O' Lanterns by Sunset

Follow the tutorial here

22. Hanging Cage Halloween Decoration by The Navage Patch

These easy hanging Halloween props use mostly Dollar Store materials and can be made for about $5 each. They are fun to make and look great indoors or outdoors, so grab some supplies and hang a few around your house this Halloween!

Hanging Cage Halloween Decoration by The Navage Patch

Follow the tutorial here

23. Hocus Pocus Door Hanger Wood DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration from HeepDesignCo

If you do not have a laser cutter, you can still enjoy making this hocus pocus door hanger. This kit comes unfinished, unassembled, and ready to paint.

All wood pieces are laser cut using ¼ inch (.635 cm) thick maple plywood. Included are the round base, design overlay, and twine.

Hocus Pocus Door Hanger Wood DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration from HeepDesignCo

Find the Kit from HeepDesignCo HERE

24. Ghostly Outdoor Draperies For Halloween by HGTV

Add a spooky touch to your front porch this Halloween with billowing, tattered draperies made from budget-friendly cheesecloth. These draperies are sure to add an eerie, haunted-house vibe to your front porch. Dip them in a tea bath to give the new fabric a stained, timeworn effect.

Ghostly Outdoor Draperies For Halloween by HGTV

Follow the tutorial here

25. Spooky Pallet Halloween Headstones by Twelve On Main

Is it possible to have a Halloween without graveyards? Building a DIY cemetery fence can hel bring graveyards’ nostalgic mood around your home for this Halloween.

You can use pallets to build the cemetery fence. To add some festive essence, add some skulls and other props that you feel will help you achieve what you want. Make a coffin prop to add some creepiness.

Spooky Pallet Halloween Headstones by Twelve On Main

Follow the tutorial here

26. Large Flying Fox Bat Crochet Pattern from KnottedFaux

Crochet this large bat to terrify all your visitors on Halloween night. Even though this bat can be displayed outdoors, we would not recommend leaving it outside in the rain.

When completed, this bat will measure approximately 12 inches (30.48 cm) tall with a 20 inch (50.8 cm) wing span. It is an intermediate to advanced level crochet pattern.

Large Flying Fox Bat Crochet Pattern from KnottedFaux

Find the Pattern from KnottedFaux HERE

27. Halloween Garage Door Silhouette by Instructables

Lots of people are going to have paste-on garage door decorations, so if you want yours to really stand out, try lighting your decorations from behind.

You can do this by creating cut-outs using plywood, plastic, or another lightweight material. Tape a roll of white Christmas lights to the back of your spooky scene. Then you can lean it up against the garage door (or hang it). Check it out at night, and you’ll have a glowing, spooky scene that stands out from all the other lightless decals out there.io9nh

Halloween Garage Door Silhouette by Instructables

Follow the tutorial here

28. Ghost Leaf Bags Outdoor Halloween Decor by Everyday Art

If you’ve got large trees on your property, you’ve undoubtedly spent a lot of time raking up the leaves. Rather than putting those leaves in the garbage or straight to the compost bin, have some fun with them. Fully stuffed bags can make some fun looking ghosts scattered throughout the yard.

This could be a great way to encourage your kids to help with the leaf raking. The more leaves they rake, the more ghosts you’ll have for the yard.

Ghost Leaf Bags Outdoor Halloween Decor by Everyday Art

Follow the tutorial here

29. DIY Spooky Skull Ghosts by Crafting My Home

This project focuses entirely on being the most affordable DIY project. If you play the right cards, this $3 budget can shrink even smallr. The main material of this decor idea is the skull, which can be bought for $2 or less. You only need to add onto this skull some cheesecloth, and you will get a spooky accessory.

DIY Spooky Skull Ghosts by Crafting My Home

Follow the tutorial here

30. Ghost Boo Sign DIY Halloween Outdoor Halloween Decoration from DaylynnsDesignsShop

Paint this cute little hanger to welcome your guests into your home this Halloween. The DIY Halloween kit will make a hanging that measures 6 inches (15.24 cm). This would be a fun project for older children.

The kit includes everything you need. Included are the Wood cutouts, paint, a brush, and glue.

Ghost Boo Sign DIY Halloween Outdoor Halloween Decoration from DaylynnsDesignsShop

Find the Kit from DaylynnsDesignsShop HERE

31. DIY Front Door Halloween Monster by Modern Day Moms

Looking for a Halloween door decoration idea that only costs a few dollars, but is big on impact? You’ll need a little masking tape to magic up a Halloween monster design.

Add pumpkins, gourds and decorations to your flower pots on the porch and then create a Monster on the front door with the streamers and use the paper plates with the black circles for eyes.

DIY Front Door Halloween Monster by Modern Day Moms

Follow the tutorial here

32. Creepy Spider Egg Sac by The Tip Toe Fairy

Add a creepy touch to your doorway with this globe-shaped incubator filled with spiders. Make several sacs and suspend them at various heights. Making them is really easy, all you need is white tights, plastic spiders, some spider rings, a black balloon, and some poly-fill stuffing.

Creepy Spider Egg Sac by The Tip Toe Fairy

Follow the tutorial here

33. Skull String Art Kit from HandsInArtStudio

Create a striking piece of wall art to display during Halloween. This fun and relaxing kit can be assembled right at home. It is perfect for hanging by your front door under a covered roof. You will want everyone to see this project.

This DIY string art kit includes everything you need to make a creepy Halloween skull decoration. You will receive a pre-cut, sanded, and pre-nailed 8 inches (20.32 cm) x 10 inches (25.4 cm) wooded board, string, and step-by-step instructions.

Skull String Art Kit from HandsInArtStudio

Find the Kit from HandsInArtStudio HERE

34. Lighted Pumpkin Topiary by DIY Candy

For a wickedly good welcome—or just some show-stopping outdoor decorconsider making a pumpkin topiary with painted plastic pumpkins, a barrel-inspired planter, lights, and hay. It will look perfect on your front porch. So festive!

Lighted Pumpkin Topiary by DIY Candy

Follow the tutorial here

35. Life-Size Halloween Ghost by Layla Palmer

Create a life-size ghost for Halloween using cheesecloth and other inexpensive items. Hang it from a tree or place it on your front porch so passersby will shake in their boots.

Life-Size Halloween Ghost by Layla Palmer

Follow the tutorial here

36. DIY Halloween Candy Stand Cauldron by Kim & Garrett Make It!

These candy dishes will be the cutest on the block–plus trick-or-treaters will love them! Just build the base, fill plastic bowls with sweets, and the neighborhood kiddos can easily grab their share.

DIY Halloween Candy Stand Cauldron by Kim & Garrett Make It!

Follow the tutorial here

37. Raven Inspired Halloween Porch Decor by Create Craft Love

This is a subtle way to make your porch look haunted. Get some fake pumpkins, then stick real or fake branches into their middle. Add some realistic ravens to random branches and it will look unassumingly creepy.

Raven Inspired Halloween Porch by Create Craft Love

Follow the tutorial here

38. Halloween Pumpkin Arch by Crazicarlos

Why have only one Jack-O-Lanyern when you can have tens of them at once? This entry archway is made of several fake carved pumpkins, all of which glow from the inside, as they should.

Halloween Pumpkin Arch by Crazicarlos

Follow the tutorial here

39. Life-Size Spider Victim Halloween Decoration by Instructables

This is a great high-impact (and easy!) outside decoration for Halloween. If you can use materials commonly found around the house, it’s also inexpensive! Add more skulls around the porch to create more spookiness.

Life-Size Spider Victim Halloween Decoration by Instructables

Follow the tutorial here

40. Halloween Dog Skeleton File from Laser Food

Halloween skeleton animals can be expensive. If you have a laser cutter, you can make a whole family of skeleton dogs with this one file.

Once assembled, the skeleton will stand approximately 11 inches (27.94 cm) high x 19 inches (48.26 cm) wide. The digital download includes SVG, DXF, PDF, and PNG Files.

Halloween Dog Skeleton File from Laser Food

Find the Cut File from Laser Food HERE

41. Spiders & Bats Invasion Outdoor Halloween Decor by One Good Thing

If you are looking for a simple yet statement Halloween porch decor, then these bats and spider invasion idea fits your bill. You won’t need a magic potion to conjure up this fun Halloween scene!

Spiders & Bats Invasion Outdoor Halloween Decor by One Good Thing

Follow the tutorial here

42. DIY Wreath Kit Halloween Trick or Treat from SmallTownGirlWreaths

Ribbon wreaths are all the rage at craft shows. If you love these wreaths as much as we do, make your own with this DIY craft kit.

Included are all the materials needed to make the wreath. There is a link to an instructional video. The completed wreath will measure approximately 24 inches (60.96 cm) in diameter.

DIY Wreath Kit Halloween Trick or Treat from SmallTownGirlWreaths

Find the Kit from SmallTownGirlWreaths HERE

43. Cheesecloth Spirits by Martha Stewart

Using styrofoam mannequin heads, which are sold at wig shops, you can create free-floating ghosts that can stand on their own—but suspending them allows the cloth to flutter in the wind.

Cheesecloth Spirits by Martha Stewart

Follow the tutorial here

44. Door Hanger Pumpkin Face Outdoor Halloween Decoration from Sirius3D

Do you have a Glowforge or similar laser cutter? Then you can make this Happy Halloween door hanger. This piece looks best painted in orange and black. However, you can use whatever colours you desire. The finished piece can be displayed indoors or outdoors.

Door Hanger Pumpkin Face Outdoor Halloween Decoration from Sirius3D

Find the Cut File from Sirius3D HERE

45. Halloween Ghost Decoration by The Art Of Doing Stuff

Make this moving, blowing halloween ghost decoration in half an hour with a standing fan, some sheer fabric and a pumpkin head. Spiders optional but, what’s a ghost bride without some loitering spiders?

Halloween Ghost Decoration by The Art Of Doing Stuff

Follow the tutorial here

46. DIY Halloween Mummy Wreath by Better Homes & Gardens

This dollar store Halloween wreath starts with a roll of masking tape–and a pair of hands! Create DIY mummy hands, cover them with cheesecloth, and add them to a purchased grapevine wreath form that’s been strung with faux spider webs. That’s a wrap!

DIY Halloween Mummy Wreath by Better Homes & Gardens

Follow the tutorial here

47. Concrete Lighted Step Spook by Made By Barb

Some Halloween decorations are cute and festive, and some are genuinely creepy. This figure that sits silently on the steps definitely falls into the second category. This tutorial is quite easy as he is a little fellow that is quite portable. He’ll sit on your step and scare the bad ghosts away!

Concrete Lighted Step Spook by Made By Barb

Follow the tutorial here

48. DIY Packing Tape Ghost by eHow

What ghostly apparition is here to haunt your home? None other than this life-sized ghost made of packing tape and plastic cling wrap.

Because of the materials, it’s transparent, yet strong enough to hold its shape. Hang it from a tree or the ceiling, and the ghost appears to float in front of you. Now that’s getting into the Halloween “spirit.”

DIY Packing Tape Ghost by eHow

Follow the tutorial here

49. Picket Fence Halloween Countdown by Priscillas

Made from picket fence pieces, this Halloween countdown sign is the perfect way to drum up excitement for the holidays. Use chalkboard paint where your numbers will go, so you can update it each day.

Picket Fence Halloween Countdown by Priscillas

Follow the tutorial here

50. Zombie Planted Hands by Sew Woodsy

The night of the living dead can come alive on your own porch! Order some plastic zombie hands or make your own from cardboard and stick them in empty planters. They’ll look like they’re crawling up from the earth and will give your visitors a fun fright.

Zombie Planted Hands by Sew Woodsy

Follow the tutorial here

51. Giant Tentacle Monster by Instructables

Here’s a giant idea that’s sure to make you the talk of the neighborhood this year!This is a relatively easy build, makes a big impression, and should be versatile enough for lots of Halloween displays.

Giant Tentacle Monster by Instructables

Follow the tutorial here

52. Skeleton Beach Day Halloween Yard Display by Charleston Crafted

Looking for a funny Halloween yard decoration display? If spooky skeletons aren’t your thing, give them a fun beach day complete woth sunglasses and a beach umbrella. Pull out your beach chairs and a yoga mat(or a towel), set the skeletons up like they are at a beach party!

Skeleton Beach Day Halloween Yard Display by Charleston Crafted

Follow the tutorial here

53. Barbie Zombies Halloween Decoration by Crafts By Amanda

Halloween outdoor decorations don’t have to be big to be creepy. Sometimes a smaller version of something lovable is the creepiest of them all. Perfect for Halloween or diehard Walking Dead fans, these Barbie zombies are great decorations idea!

Barbie Zombies Halloween Decoration by Crafts By Amanda

Follow the tutorial here

54. Halloween Pumpkin Decoration Welcome to our Patch from CreativeGiftsNI

Paint a welcome to the pumpkin patch sign using your favourite colours. This is a fun project that will give you hours of enjoyment.

The freestanding pumpkin sign is laser cut from 3 mm MDF. It measures 9.05 inches (23 cm) x 7.87 inches (20 cm).

Halloween Pumpkin Decoration Welcome to our Patch from CreativeGiftsNI

Find the Decoration from CreativeGiftsNI HERE

55. DIY Creepy Halloween Curtains by Home Style Austin

Add a bone-chilling “creep” factor to your Halloween home with these easy-to-make Halloween curtains! Before you throw out those stained curtains, consider repurposing them for Halloween yard decorations.

DIY Creepy Halloween Curtains by Home Style Austin

Follow the tutorial here

56. Googly-Eyed Halloween Decorations by Martha Stewart

Googly eyes bring everything to life—houseplants, front porches, and deep inside the hearth. When in doubt, rely on googly eyes to amp up your Halloween decor. Place them on your front door and in planters for a fun and festive look.

Googly-Eyed Halloween Decorations by Martha Stewart

Follow the tutorial here

57. Halloween Door Decor Ideas by Sugar & Cloth

Front door decorations are always a good idea, so make this not-so-spooky setting that you can easily recreate just in time for your next Halloween party! 

Whether you’re hosting your own party, expecting trick or treaters, or just prepping for the witching hour, these three easy DIY Halloween ideas are made with cheap Halloween decorations that you won’t have to worry about being outdoors.

Halloween Door Decor Ideas by Sugar & Cloth

Follow the tutorial here

58. DIY Concrete Pumpkin For Halloween by Home Crux

With loads of pumpkin lights available in the market, these days people need not worry about carving pumpkins. There are a variety of ways to add spooky holiday décor to your home without real pumpkins.

You can use artificial pumpkin-shaped lights or no-carve techniques such as paint, stickers or stencils to transform the orange fruit into a masterpiece without much effort. But if you are bored of such Halloween decorations, try making some concrete pumpkins to grace your home decoration this year.

DIY Concrete Pumpkin For Halloween by Home Crux

Follow the tutorial here

59. DIY Eyeball Lights by Landeelu

Add some spooky lighting to your Halloween porch this year with these easy, DIY Eyeball Lights! You will need a few ping pong balls, a light string and a marker to draw eyes on the balls. Disposable coffee cups can also be transformed into Halloween-themed garlands.

DIY Eyeball Lights by Landeelu

Follow the tutorial here

60. DIY Halloween Candy Door Hanger by Cherished Bliss

This DIY Halloween Candy Door Hanger is the perfect way to greet your guests, with a handful of candy! This also serves as a great way to let trick or treaters grab a piece if you are going to be gone for the night. You might appreciate that the smiling pumpkin keeps a little distance between you and your trick-or-treaters.

DIY Halloween Candy Door Hanger by Cherished Bliss

Follow the tutorial here

61. 3 Witches And A Cauldron by Scratch And Stitch

Create a witchy gathering around a cauldron for your DIY Halloween decorations. Use plastic bottles for their heads, black fabric for their robes, and garden stakes. A large witch cauldron surrounded by these creepy witches will surely be an attention-grabbing Halloween decoration!

3 Witches And A Cauldron by Scratch And Stitch

Follow the tutorial here

62. Balloon Garland Halloween Porch Decoration Kit from DuchessSupplyCompany

Create a grand entrance with Halloween themed garland. It will make your house stand out and look more inviting to the little ones.

The kit includes everything you need and when finished it will measure approximately 9-10 feet (2.74-3.04 m) tall.

Balloon Garland Halloween Porch Decoration Kit from DuchessSupplyCompany

Find the Kit from DuchessSupplyCompany HERE

63. Cute And Spooky Halloween Porch by Crafting Chicks

While other projects focus on being as spooky as possible, this one goes in the opposite direction. It still has the creepy concept of Halloween, but it also produces a sense of welcoming. The secret lies in the balance between the creepy light-up tree, the black bat wreath, banner, and the cozy pillows.

Cute And Spooky Halloween Porch by Crafting Chicks

Follow the tutorial here

64. DIY Halloween Corpse by Instructables

If you want your DIY outdoor decorations to freak out the neighbors, this is the way to go! They’ll seriously do a double take and maybe even check to make sure he’s not real! All you’ll need are some big black garbage bags, newspapers to crumple up to make the body, and twine or duct tape to help make the shape.

DIY Halloween Corpse by Instructables

Follow the tutorial here

65. Illuminated Ghost Garland from Taryn Whiteaker

Make this ghost garland to decorate your porch during the day and at night. It is s quick and simple project. During the day they are simple, cute little ghosts. At night, turn on the lights for the trick-or-treaters to see.

All you need to make this DIY Halloween decoration are a strand of white lantern lights, 2 yards of white cotton fabric, white string, scissors, and a black sharpie.

Illuminated Ghost Garland from Taryn Whiteaker

Find the Tutorial from Taryn Whiteaker HERE

66. Happy Stake Art DIY Halloween Yard Decoration from readytocutdxf

Cut out this sign to welcome all the trick-or-treaters to your yard. You can use wood, metal, acrylic, etc. Whatever materials your cutter can handle.

The files included in the download can be used for CNC plasma, laser, water jet, sticker decal, woodworking, scrapbooking/card making, web design, vinyl plotters, Cricut, silhouette cameo, etc. You get 1 SVG file, 1 DXF file, 1 PNG file, and 1 PDF file.

Happy Stake Art DIY Halloween Yard Decoration from readytocutdxf

Find the Cut File from readytocutdxf HERE

67. Portable Coffin Wedding Arbor DIY Plans from DoitYourSelfPlanner

Build this coffin shaped arbour for all your visitors to walk through. Leave it plain or dress it up. You can even use it for a Halloween themed wedding.

Completed, the arbour will measure 28.5 inches (72.38 cm) x 50 inches (127 cm) x 87 inches (220.98 cm). There are step-by-step instructions. However, you will need to have at least beginner woodworking skills.

Portable Coffin Wedding Arbor DIY Plans from DoitYourSelfPlanner

Find the Plans from DoitYourSelfPlanner HERE

68. Halloween & Fall Yard DIY Kit from 303Woods

You can paint your own DIY Halloween yard decorations using precut wood decorations. This designer has pumpkins, cats, bats, ghosts, spiders, spiderwebs, and leaves.

If you are searching for a fun activity for your family, check out these ready to paint pieces. Children as well as adults will have fun with these.

Halloween & Fall Yard DIY Kit from 303Woods

Find the Kit from 303Woods HERE

69. An Itsy, Bitsy Spider Wreath from Bugaboo Mini Mr Me

Are you looking for quick DIY outdoor Halloween decorations? Then this may be the project you are looking for. It works up very quickly.

All you need to make this Halloween decoration is a stick wreath, spray paint, silver embroidery floss, and a plastic spider.

An Itsy, Bitsy Spider Wreath from Bugaboo Mini Mr Me

Find the Tutorial from Bugaboo Mini Mr Me  HERE

70. Tombstone DIY Halloween Yard Decoration from RedWoodBarnCrafts

Turn your yard onto a cemetery with some handmade tombstones. You can make the cemetery as big or as small as you want. And you can create some crazy names and epitaphs.

The step-by-step instructions guide you through the process of creating your own DIY outdoor Halloween decorations. When finished, a single tombstone will stand about 24 inches (60.96 cm) tall and 12 inches (30.48 cm) wide.

Tombstone DIY Halloween Yard Decoration from RedWoodBarnCrafts

Find the Tutorial from RedWoodBarnCrafts HERE

71. H-Raw Foam Tombstone from NightmareCreators

If you are not interested in cutting tombstones from wood yourself, buy some precut Styrofoam tombstones. All you have to do is carve the name and design into the Styrofoam and paint it.

This tombstone measures 15 inches (38.1 cm) wide x 25 inches (63.5 cm) high x 1.5 inches (3.81 cm) deep. You can order it with or without stakes.

H-Raw Foam Tombstone from NightmareCreators

Find the Decoration from NightmareCreators HERE

72. Pumpkin Bench Wood Plans from WinfieldCollection

Add a bit of whimsy to your porch with this adorable pumpkin patch bench. These 4 goofy pumpkins will definitely get you a lot of compliments.

You will need woodworking and painting experience to make this bench. The finished bench will measure approximately 43 inches (109.22 cm) tall x 33 inches (83.71 cm) tall.

Pumpkin Bench Wood Plans from WinfieldCollection

Find the Plans from WinfieldCollection HERE

73. Adirondack Skull Chair Plan from WinfieldCollection

Impress all your guest by making this skull themed chair. It will definitely become a conversation piece. And who says it is only for Halloween. Use this amasing chair all year round.

The full-size pattern includes complete step-by-step instructions and assembly diagrams. The finished project will measure approximately 31 inches (78.74 cm) wide x 39 inches (99.06 cm) tall.

Adirondack Skull Chair Plan from WinfieldCollection

Find the Pattern from WinfieldCollection HERE

74. Halloween Luminaries Tutorial from Crafts by Amanda

These colourful Halloween luminaries are easy DIY outdoor Halloween decorations. They are made from painted mason jars, a sharpie, and tea lights. You can use them to light up your sidewalk, porch, or window.

Halloween Luminaries Tutorial from Crafts by Amanda

Find the Tutorial from Crafts by Amanda HERE

75. Paper Halloween Luminary Craft Kit from WitchNextDoorStore

You can use these paper luminaries outside, just make sure that there is no rain in the forecast. They are the perfect choice for creating a lighted pathway to your porch.

The paper sleeves serve as the background colour, and for holding the die cut pieces. They would make a great DIY project for children. Included are 2 of each of the 3 designs.

Paper Halloween Luminary Craft Kit from WitchNextDoorStore

Find the Kit from WitchNextDoorStore HERE

76. Floating Head Hanging Ghost Tutorial from Simply Designing

These floating heads will look super creepy at night. You can hang them almost anywhere. Just make sure there is just enough light, so they look threatening.

To create these floating head DIY outdoor Halloween decorations, you will need foam heads, a Styrofoam cutter, cheesecloth, Mod Podge, a foam brush, eyelet screws, E6000 glue, and fishing line.

Floating Head Hanging Ghost Tutorial from Simply Designing

Find the Tutorial from Simply Designing HERE

77. Spooky Bush Eyes DIY Halloween Yard Decoration from Kitchen Fun

Make a tree or a bush into a creepy monster using large eyes. To make the eyes, you can use either beach balls or plastic pumpkins. This free tutorial will teach you how to make the DIY outdoor Halloween decorations using inexpensive plastic pumpkin buckets.

Spooky Bush Eyes DIY Halloween Yard Decoration from Kitchen Fun

Find the Tutorial from Kitchen Fun HERE

78. BOO Halloween Balloon Garland Kit from DuchessSupplyCompany

The 108 piece Halloween set includes everything needed to create the perfect Halloween garland. You get purple chrome, black metallic, black, black marble, and lime green latex balloons, a boo balloon, a mini bat balloon, PVC micro bats, and a spider web with spiders.

A silver ghost balloon can be added to the set. Once the garland is assembled, it will measure approximately 9-10 feet (2.74-3.04 m). Use this fun balloon garland set to decorate the entryway to your home, an arbour, or a tent entrance.

BOO Halloween Balloon Garland Kit from DuchessSupplyCompany

Find the Kit from DuchessSupplyCompany HERE

79. Ghost Holding Pumpkin Halloween Ornament Garlands & Baubles from LaserFood

Make some cute door hangers or garland with your laser cutter using this Halloween file. The file includes the ghosts, hands, and 3 different pumpkins

The file is suitable for the Glowforge Basic or Plus. You can scale these ghosts and pumpkins to be as small or as large as you like. You can even make large yard decorations.

Ghost Holding Pumpkin Halloween Ornament Garlands & Baubles from LaserFood

Find the File from LaserFood HERE

80. Chic No-Carve Pumpkins Tutorial from Brit & Co

Do you like decorating with pumpkins, but hate the mess created when carving jack-o-lanterns? Instead of cutting the pumpkins, make chic no-carve pumpkins.

To make these DIY outdoor Halloween decorations you will need pumpkins (real or fake), black acrylic paint, white acrylic paint, gold round studs, and a paintbrush.

Chic No-Carve Pumpkins Tutorial from Brit & Co

Find the Tutorial from Brit & Co HERE

81. DIY Halloween Lantern Decor Pattern from MakamoCreations

Celebrate Halloween with these stunning DIY outdoor Halloween decorations. The spooky and festive lantern comes in two sizes. You can use the finished projects as indoor or outdoor decoration.

Just be sure to use a waterproof material. The download includes a thorough PDF tutorial, assembly video, and SVG file.

DIY Halloween Lantern Decor Pattern from MakamoCreations

Find the Pattern from MakamoCreations HERE

82. Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit from HookedoPatterns

Your DIY outdoor Halloween decorations are not done until you have carved some jack-o-lanterns. If you are serious about your pumpkin carving, then you need a premium carving kit. This one includes everything you need to create professional looking jack-o-lanterns.

Halloween Pumpkin Carving Kit from HookedoPatterns

Find the Pattern from HookedoPatterns HERE

83. Halloween Spider File from LaserFood

Make a bunch of these DIY outdoor Halloween decorations to scare all your friends. Place them in inconspicuous spots to take everyone off guard.

The spider is intended to be cut on a laser cutter such as a Glowforge. Included are SVG, DXF, EPS, PDF, and PNG files.

Halloween Spider File from LaserFood

Find the File from LaserFood HERE

84. Macrame Bat Pattern from TheKnottyOtterCrafts

Use a waterproof macrame cord to make this large bat wall hanging. This piece would be perfect for displaying on your porch or patio.

This DIT macrame pattern only uses the square knot. It is a beginner-friendly pattern for anyone with a little patience. Some parts can be a bit finicky. The finished wall hanging is 3 feet (91.44 cm) wide and 2.25 feet (68.58 cm) long.

Macrame Bat Pattern from TheKnottyOtterCrafts

Find the Pattern from TheKnottyOtterCrafts HERE

85. The Witch Is In Halloween Door Hanger Pattern from MadeBySannn

Let everyone know the Witch is in with this door hanger. To make this Halloween decoration, you will need a laser cutting machine. The download includes an SVG, EPS, A1, and DXF files.

The Witch Is In Halloween Door Hanger Pattern from MadeBySannn

Find the Pattern from MadeBySannn HERE

86. Halloween Door Corners Decor from PretePrints

Add some holiday decor to the corners of your doors with this trim bundle. You can choose between any of the 8 decorations or find a place to use them all. You can use these cutouts indoors and outdoors depending on the wood you use.

The trim bundle includes an SVG, EPS, DXF, and PDF file. All the pieces are 8 inches (20.32 cm) tall. They vary in width.

Halloween Door Corners Decor from PretePrints

Find the Pattern from PretePrints HERE

87. Hershel’s Barn Pallet Project Tutorial from Atta Girl Says

Are you a fan of The Walking Dead series or comic books? See how Amy made Hershel’s barn out of an old pallet, red paint, fake hands, a chain, and a wood sign.

Hershel's Barn Pallet Project Tutorial from Atta Girl Says

Find the Tutorial from Atta Girl Says HERE

88. Easy DIY Halloween Lamp Post Tutorial from Houseful of Handmade

Use this free tutorial to make a DIY Halloween lamppost. It would make a great decoration for welcoming your little guests. Use a solar light for the top. And string some spider webs over the post to create a creepy effect.

Easy DIY Halloween Lamp Post Tutorial from Houseful of Handmade

Find the Tutorial from Houseful of Handmade HERE

89. Headless Horseman Pattern from WinfieldCollection

Display this huge, eye-catching character in your yard with an ominous light behind it. This is a great piece for anyone that loves Halloween or the Headless Horseman.

This project is easily made from only plywood, black paint, and a handheld jigsaw. Included in the download is a full-size, traceable pattern. The completed decoration will measure 64 inches (162.56 cm) tall.

Headless Horseman Pattern from WinfieldCollection

Find the Pattern from WinfieldCollection HERE

90. The easiest Macrame spider DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration from SandysTextileStudio

Knot up several of these spiders to hang from your porch or a tree. Use red beads for the eyes to make them even more creepy.

Included are 8 pages of PDF files, a free video tutorial, step-by-step instructions with pictures, and a basic knots guide. You can use the pattern to create 3 sizes of spiders.

The easiest Macrame spider DIY Outdoor Halloween Decoration from SandysTextileStudio

Find the Pattern from SandysTextileStudio HERE

FOR A TRULY IMPRESSIVE DISPLAY, TACKLE A FEW OF THESE DIY OUTDOOR HALLOWEEN DECORATIONS IN THE WEEKS LEADING UP TO OCTOBER 31.

If you are on the hunt for more Halloween inspiration, take a look at some of our other spooky DIY projects collections: 15 Ghost Lollipop Ideas For Halloween, 15 Halloween Plastic Canvas Patterns, 50 Halloween Paper Crafts and 37 Halloween Amigurumi Crochet Patterns.

However you plan to decorate your home for Halloween, have fun and make sure you share your makes with us on our Facebook Page for us to see!

If you want to stand out on your street, don’t be afraid to go all out this spooky season with these DIY outdoor Halloween decorations! Happy Halloween!