Halloween is probably everyone’s favorite time of the year. You can dress up as spooky as you can, act completely crazy without any restrictions, and decorate your house in the creepiest way possible.
From the living room, bedroom, garden to the patio, the entire house needs to be bathed in the Halloween spirit. You can’t afford to miss any space, especially the kitchen. Decorating your kitchen for Halloween is a little difficult. You need to be very precise in choosing Halloween decorations because over-decoration can clutter up the cooking and dining area.
Here are few Halloween kitchen decor ideas for your convenience, that’ll help you spook up your kitchen, without messing it up.
Start by Decorating the Windows
Windows are the easiest and safest place to decorate without creating clutter in the available floor space. The most common way to decorate kitchen windows is with window silhouettes like pumpkin, spider webs, hats, skeletons, etc. You can also use real pumpkins and a creepy black cheesecloth to decorate your kitchen windows. Take up the window decor with lights, creepy posters and digital decorations.
If you are on the creative side, try to make origami Halloween lights and use them in combination with other decorations for a warm appeal. You can also DIY spider webs using black paper or plastic bag.
Simple decorations are cooler for a reason.
Send shivers down your neighbors’ spine with skeletons on cheesecloth.
Show off your hack inventory at the kitchen window.
Cat and bats sneaking through kitchen windows.
Turn trash bags or black paper into spider web to add creepiness to kitchen windows.
Keep a watch on passersby with spooky, staring eyes.
Furnish windows with a Conjuring effect.
Purple is the new black on Halloween.
Window projections are the next big thing – a homage to ’80s horror classics.
Switch to Halloween-Themed Kitchenware
Instead of regular tableware, rugs, and hand towels, go for the ones with some spooky flair. Swap your standard drinking glasses with Halloween-themed tumblers or simply wrap them in gauze for a mummified look.
You can also add wall decals such as scary ghost prints, posters, and wordings. Check out these Halloween-themed kitchen utensils and accessories to uplift your holiday decoration.
Clean it up with freakish napkins
Pumpkin bowls make a great Halloween-themed tablescape.
Scare your guests with creepy dinner plates.
Pour smoked drinks in black glassware.
Use the head that can legally hold a bunch of sharp kitchen knives.
Cut the boredom with a ghostly chopping board.
Add a slightly dark edge with spooky cutlery.
Wipe the witch bowl with a Halloween-themed dish towel.
Decorate Your Kitchen with Pumpkins
If your budget doesn’t allow you to buy expensive Halloween kitchen decorations, create a festive kitchen with just carved pumpkins. They are the most common Halloween decorations that also hold cultural importance. You can carve any face on the pumpkin and place it in any corner of the kitchen without disturbing the work area.
Not a carving pro? Don’t worry! Simply paint them with your favorite colors, or take some pieces of paper to create an origami pumpkin face. You can also buy a variety of artificial pumpkin decorations in the market.
Drape down half-cut foam pumpkins from overhead kitchen cabinets.
…Or cage tiny pumpkins in jars.
Make space for small pumpkins on the counter.
…Or make them sit on the shelves.
They look super cute peeping out of the kitchen tray.
They pair with planters for a beautiful Halloween topiary.
Dress Up Your Dining Table in Halloween Spirit
Your dining table shows how you celebrate Halloween. To dress up your dining area in Halloween spirit, you can get as weird as you like. Hang fake spider web from the ceiling and make it look more realistic with plastic spiders. Use Halloween-themed tablecloth and tableware, along with some small pumpkins and orange and creepy candles to enhance the tablescape.
Finally, decorate your dining table with spooky Halloween-themed food, cocktails and ghost-shaped cookies to your guests.
Lay it out in fall colors.
Change the standard look of your dining table with a Halloween tablecloth.
Place a painted branch centerpiece to enhance the tablescape.
Instead, paint it black for a scarier look.
The combination of black and red keeps it scary but cool.
A pumpkin sitting in the center completes the Halloween look.
You can grace up the tablescape with painted pumpkins.
Unleash your dark side with black pumpkins.
Black candle centerpieces are perfect to witch up the Halloween dinner party.
Because it’s always safe to stick to the standard black & white theme.
Purchased Halloween decorations are great to create a beautiful table display.
If you’re good at cooking, bake cakes, cookies, grazing boards, etc., decorate them with scary faces, spiders, bats, etc., and surprise kids and guests on the All Hallows’ Eve. If you don’t want to bake, don’t fright! You’ll find a variety of Halloween cookies in the market. Get some and put up a great show.