Halloween is a time for treats and fun, and one of the best ways to enjoy Halloween is to decorate your front home with some wonderful Halloween decorations. Your imagination is completely free to explore how many creative ideas you can come up with. Perhaps you are looking to add a splash of colour or something a little extra to greet your visitors as they walk up to the front door. The options are endless. Here we offer some fabulous ideas for fall and Halloween decorations.
Create a Theme
You do not necessarily have to follow a particular theme for your front house decoration to look good on Halloween. However, Halloween themes can be helpful as it is almost a plan on how you will decorate.
One of the popular Halloween front door decoration themes is the “Spooky” theme. This theme could include witches, black cats, skeleton bride heads, pumpkin faces, cobwebs, bats, owls, spiders, mice, and crows.
If you are not quite ready to go all out on this theme, try “Fall” instead. Fall themes are a great theme when you just want to dress your front porch up with a little bit of whimsy using items like beautiful pumpkins, hay bales, string lights, and fall wreaths.
Front Door & Porch
People love to decorate their porches for Halloween because it’s an enjoyable and entertaining event for everyone in the family. There are so many fun things that you can do to dress up your front door and porch to create a scary or fall atmosphere that kids and adults alike will enjoy. So when leaves begin to fall, it is time to transform your front door and porch into a beautiful fall celebration space.
Create a fall-themed to build an atmosphere that feels authentic and welcoming by decorating with fall leaves, place some hanging garlands over the top of the glass, and display seasonal flowers, or pumpkins, in all the beautiful fall colours.
Or if you want to go with a spooky theme. Add fake spider webs across your front door and porch. Putting fake webs at strategic places will help make the front porch into a creepy environment that your guests will love. You can also cover your front door with an image of a ghost, ghoul, or vampire. Or use these decorations like scarecrows, ghosts, or pumpkins as accents.
Garage & Garage Door
Your garage and the garage door are also perfect places to decorate as they tend to be very large. A fun way to decorate it would be to create a spider made using painted and construction paper/ cardboard to hang on the garage door. Or better yet, you can make your garage into your very own haunted house. To create a terrifying haunted house, decorate the room with scary decorations, add some spooky lighting and music, then finally, put some fog in the air.
One spooky way to decorate your front yard is by creating a graveyard scene. Place gravestones around your yard, then add some dirt in front of each one; you can even go the next step and add some fake flowers in the dirt.
Pumpkins and gourds are standard in decorations for Halloween, especially pumpkin carving. You can carve pumpkin faces or anything you like onto the pumpkins. Place them along the walkway leading to your front door for the ultimate Halloween look. Even if they aren’t carved, pumpkins and gourds look beautiful displayed outside your home; you can place them on hay bales to give them more of a fall look.
Halloween decorations are the perfect way to welcome trick or treaters into your home, and as you can see, there are many different ways to decorate.
Kempenfelt Windows & Doors wishes you a Happy Halloween!