15 Next-Level Halloween Decorating Ideas That Look Straight Out of the Movies
When it comes to Halloween decorations, do you prefer pretty porches adorned with plump pumpkins and festive mummies? Or are you drawn to the scariest house on the block — covered in skeletons, spiderwebs, graveyards, and ghosts? These 15 homeowners clearly fall into the second category as their extreme decorations attract only the bravest trick-or-treaters. There's still time to turn your own house into a haunted masterpiece, so read on to get inspired!
This front yard tree was transformed into a Halloween display by hanging simple faux jack-o'-lanterns lit with glow sticks.
Even apartment buildings and townhomes can get in on the spooky action. These giant spiders and sticky webs look frightfully awesome in daytime or night.
Front Yard Graveyard
Fill your front yard with faux gravestones to create an eerie cemetery. These homeowners added extra creepiness by boarding up their windows with pieces of lumber.
Frankenstein and his bride are sure to scare all who dare pass by this scary house. Shine a light on your front yard display to ensure visibility as night falls.
Giant Porch Spider
Rather than loading up the porch with all different kinds of ghosts and goblins, this homeowner focused on one big piece — a giant furry spider. Creating a large focal point like this one can be just as effective as several smaller decorations.
Is it a monster party or an invasion? These cute yet scary monster silhouettes give this house a unique Halloween look.
Some of Everything
Less is not always more when it comes to Halloween. This festive house has it all: blow-up pieces, hanging ghosts, creepy spiders, and tattered skeletons.
If you're feeling ambitious, try creating a giant spider web out of rope like this homeowner did. Look closely and you'll see one of the spiders' unfortunate victims. Eek!
The architecture of this New Orleans home lends itself perfectly for Halloween decor. The highlight is the giant witch hanging from the second story.
The house itself is transformed into one giant fanged monster by simply draping a plastic cover and adding details.
Simplify your Halloween decorations by sticking to a theme like this skeleton house. Add a new skeleton every year to build a truly impressive collection.
Colorful Yet Spooky
Even the prettiest yards can use a little scare factor when Halloween approaches. We loved the skeleton guillotine in this colorful and clever display.
Sometimes the simplest display can make the most impact like this humongous ghost hanging from a home in Washington DC.
We love how this house seems extra eerie with the addition of a smoke machine. Boarded-up windows and creepy spiders finish the look. Trick-or-treaters, beware!
Green Spider Webs
There is a lot to take in with this creepy display, but our favorite element are the neon green spider webs.