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25+ DIY Halloween Decorations for Outside of Your Home

Decorating your home for Halloween is a popular tradition followed by people all across the world. Buying readymade Halloween props and decorations is easy but isn’t real fun. When you are building something by yourself, you are not only saving money but also adding a personal touch to it. No matter it is small or cheap, it will be perfect to show off your creativity.

When decorating home for Halloween, you must consider the outdoors sections carefully. From front door and windows to patio and backyard, all the places are perfect to display inexpensive Halloween decorations. It is the space you can freely display your talent on.

There are endless ideas out there, but for your help, we have compiled a list of DIY outdoor Halloween decorations that are sure to impress your guests and passersby.

Packing Tape Ghosts

This life-sized ghost Halloween decoration is made from packing tape and plastic cling wrap. Hang it from a tree or make it stand with support – it will haunt the neighbors for sure.

Packing tape ghosts for Halloween

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DIY Floating Ghosts

It is one easy-to-make DIY Halloween decoration that you can put together even in the last moment. These DIY floating ghosts look great at night, but they will be captivating during the day as well!

DIY floating ghosts for Halloween

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DIY floating ghosts for Halloween

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DIY Tin Can Ghosts

In this particular Windsock project, you are using kitchen recyclables for outdoor Halloween decorations. It is a kid-friendly Halloween DIY craft. Just a few ribbons and tin cans will do the job.

20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Recycled Plastic Bag Halloween Ghost

Make yard ghosts easily with trash plastic bags. You can put them up in bushes or trees. It is a super easy Halloween project that you can make in a few minutes. Check out the full DIY at Creating Really Awesome Fun Things.

Recycled plastic bag Halloween ghost

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DIY Halloween Chicken Wire Ghost

If you have unused chicken wire lying at home, it can be used to make a ghost figure in your backyard. Cover with cheesecloth or paint black for a horrifying look.

DIY Halloween Chicken Wire Ghost Figure

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Hanging Cage Halloween Prop

Hanging cages with mini skeletons in them will be an attractive Halloween prop you can make at home. You just need to paint laundry baskets black like a cage and hang them using chains.

20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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DIY Halloween Witch Décor

A large witch cauldron surrounded by creepy witches will surely be an attention-grabbing Halloween decoration. All you’ll need is some fabric, empty bottles, and spray paint. Check out the project details at Scratch and Stitch.

DIY Halloween witch décor

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DIY Witch Broomstick

Witch inspired decor is highly popular for Halloween. Witch’s broom is a symbol of witchcraft, and thus using them in home décor is a thoughtful idea. You can make one easily at home.

DIY witch broomstick

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DIY Wicked Witch Legs

Looking for a fun way to decorate your garden? These DIY wicked witch legs are a perfect choice for you. Old stockings can be stuffed in a manner to form legs. Use them where you please – hide in bushes or display in planters.

20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Zombie Dolls

Barbie dolls are famous for their pretty looks but you can also turn them into zombies to decorate your outdoors. Filthy hair and bloody faces are some details you can incorporate to turn them into zombie dolls.

20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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DIY Flytrap Candy Holder

Want to hand out candies to trick-o’-treaters in a different way than usual? This DIY candy holder in the shape of a flytrap plant is just perfect. Paint it in your own style, decorate with wordings and hang it out on the fence.

Venus Fly Trap Pumpkin Candy Holder to Hand out Candies this Halloween

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Dead & Breakfast Inn Signpost for Halloween

Decorate your backyard with a Halloween signpost. Just sketch out some fun or scary words on pallets and attach them to a mail post. You’re done!

20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Dead & Breakfast Inn Sign for Halloween

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20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Cemetery Fence

While decorating outdoors of your home for Halloween, nothing can beat the aesthetics of a DIY cemetery fence. From pallets and PVC pipe to scrap metal, you can use any material to make them. Use skulls and other props to add the festive essence. You can also make a coffin prop on your own to add to the creepiness.

20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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DIY Cemetery fence

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DIY Cemetery fence

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DIY Cemetery fence

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Halloween Cemetery Pillars

Making a haunted castle style entrance in the backyard will lift up your Halloween décor. You can make the frame using wood and wrap it with brick patterned wallpaper.

20+ DIY Outdoor Halloween Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Concrete Lighted Step Spook

You can make this lighted Halloween prop without any mold. It will be a permanent decoration that can be used over and over again. Check out the full tutorial at Made by Barb.

Concrete lighted step spook

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Concrete Tombstones and Hands

Make realistic-looking cast concrete tombstones and hands to give your garden a haunted makeover. Including concrete hands can add that eerie feeling to your DIY outdoor Halloween decoration.

Concrete tombstones and hands

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Outdoor Pumpkin

Take a spare metal wheel and use it to make a Halloween pumpkin decoration for the outdoors. Paint it in orange, use some fake leaves, and add a wood branch as its stem.

20+ DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Concrete Pumpkins

While you can easily buy pumpkins in the market, however, you can make concrete pumpkins easily at home. It will be a perfect Halloween decoration for outdoors. If you have skills and time, making a concrete pumpkin topiary is not so tough either.

Also Read: Different Materials You can use to Halloween Pumpkins

Easy DIY concrete pumpkin for a fun Halloween

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Concrete pumpkin topiary

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Glow in the Dark Pumpkins

If you are looking for no-carve pumpkin Halloween decorations, then making a glow-in-the-dark pumpkin should be a suitable option. It’s a cool DIY Halloween project to spark up your creativity.

20+ DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Glow in the dark pumpkins

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Concrete Smiling Stones

Turn your yard into a frightening yet enchanting landscape using concrete smiling stones. They can be placed amid plants or next to your front door.

20+ DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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DIY Spider Web

Halloween decoration of a home cannot be complete without spider web display. You can make spider web by weaving rope and even by cutting trash bags. Candies can also be attached to the spider web to attract kids.

DIY Halloween Spider Web

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DIY Halloween Spider Web

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DIY Halloween Spider Web

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20+ DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Spider Egg Sac

Aside from traditional weary of decorating with cobweb, you can also make spider egg sacs to ooze the outdoor space in a creepy Halloween feel. Porch lights will make a perfect spot to hang these Halloween decorations.

Spider egg sac

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Spider egg sac

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Giant Spider Decoration

Make a giant spider to display in your garden for Halloween. Haunt your neighbors by showing that your home has been taken over by a giant spider. If you are looking for a simple and cheaper DIY, you can use trash bags to make a spider.

Giant spider decoration

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20+ DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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Hanging Foam Bats

Black craft foam, googly eyes, and thread will be enough to make spooky hanging bats for decorating in your garden. Check out the DIY tutorial at HGTV.

Hanging foam bats

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Glowing Pumpkins Lanterns

Simply put Tap Lights, thick glow sticks, or other flameless lights into cheap plastic pumpkins, and you’ve made a glowing pumpkin lantern. Use them to decorate the driveway or the backyard.

20+ DIY Halloween Outdoor Decorations You can Create at Home Easily

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DIY Halloween Lights

In case you are looking for Halloween lights, you can make them at home, this DIY tutorial at Landeelu can help you with it. 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

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DIY eyeball lights

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