This year, take your Halloween celebrations to the next level by decking your house out spooky style. We’ve got plenty of DIY decor ideas for you—think candy corn wreaths, glowing luminaries and spider web entryways. Read on to check them all out, from the effortless to the elaborate.

14 Halloween Decor Ideas You Can Easily Pull Off

Covering your house with Halloween thrills and chills has never been easier. We found 14 homemade decor ideas that range from chillingly clever (dead & breakfast anyone?) to delightfully simple. Click here to get inspired.

Melted Crayon Pumpkins

Deck out your front porch with these colorful pumpkins—they're way more vibrant than your typical jack-o-lantern. Grab some crayons and a hair dryer and get crafting! Click here to get the instructions.

10 Delightful Ways to Dress Up Your Halloween Door

From easy-to-make mummies and monsters to simple spiders and bats, we've stomped through the internet and unearthed a frightfully fun cast of characters to adorn to your door this October. Click here to get the scoop on how to make your own door decor.

3 Ways to Decorate with Candy Corn

If there’s one candy that typifies Halloween, it’s the familiar orange, yellow and white candy corn. Give your sweet tooth a break by using your candy corn for other purposes: decorating! Click here to get in on the cavity-free fun.

10 Mummy Crafts You Can Actually Wrap Your Head Around

Whether you’ve been known to whip up a fairy garden out of nothing but glitter and shaving cream or you buried your hot glue gun in the yard when no one was looking, we promise you’ll love all the ideas in this roundup of frightfully fun mummy crafts perfect for both the seasoned DIYer and the craft newbie. To get all the gory details on these crafts, click here.

photo: Amber Guetebier

Eerie Entry: How to Turn Your Door into a Monster

You don’t have to live in the brooding mansion atop Spook Hill to sport a little haunted house style all your own. Welcome a monster into the home with this easy Halloween decor for kids: the transformation of an ordinary door into a ghoulish delight. To get the how-to, click here.

8 Great Decor Ideas to Make Your Yard Totally Spooktacular

Are your Halloween decorations less than bewitching? Or maybe you have nothing but a forlorn spider missing a leg and a skull that’s seen better days. Don’t worry, it’s not such a grave situation. We’ve dug up eight spooky ideas to help you decorate your yard or outdoor space that would make Victor Frankenstein proud. Click here and get ready to freak your neighbors out.

Creepy-Cool Luminaries to Make This Halloween

Get your house Halloween ready by making your own ghoul-worthy luminaries. From the classic brown paper bag variety to spooky disembodied hands, the crafting possibilities are endless. Click here to get your glow on.

—Susie Foreman


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