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10 Spooky DIY Halloween Door Decorations

Last Updated: September 18, 2019By Tags: ,

If there is one area that needs decorating for Halloween it is the front door so today we have found 10 Spooky DIY Halloween Door Decorations. It is really easy to add a little spook to your door with these great DIY ideas. From skulls to bats and zombies there are lots of spooky ideas here.

Check out our guide of the best Halloween decorations available to purchase by clicking here. Sometimes it is nice to have a mixture of homemade and store-bought decorations or incorporate these decorations in your next homemade Halloween scene.

10 Spooky DIY Halloween Door Decorations

1. Keep Out!

This Keep Out Halloween door looks amazing and is very simple and affordable to make. Start with the cobwebs and then lay over the wood slats which have been made from cardboard. Bolts have been glued to each slate but you could even paint these on to save money. Decorate around the door to make it extra spooky! Read more about this Halloween door over at Woman’s Day.

2. Skull Wreath

Wreaths are a popular way to decorate the front door for Halloween. They are fun to make and are easy to store to use each Halloween. Follow this link to read our article, 9 Easy Diy Halloween Wreaths. We are still loving this great skull wreath by A Tried & True Project.

3. Flying Bats

Watch out for the flying bats! Make your own paper bats and decorate your Halloween door. They are simple to make and always look spooktacular. Continue the bat theme inside by decorating walls of your home with this spooky papercraft decoration. Head over to It All Started With Paint to find out more.

4. DIY Vinyl Halloween Door Decoration

Cut out a creepy silhouette shape in adhesive vinyl and stick to your front door to really spook Halloween visitors. Purchase this awesome Oogie Boogie silhouette from Practically Functional or create your own.

5. Death, Spiders & More


This is one spooky entranceway featured on Instagram. There is no tutorial but anyone who loves DIY and Halloween can take inspiration from this photo and create their own version of this fun and creepy door and entranceway.

6. Spooky Spider Halloween Wreath

This spooky spider wreath takes just 15 minutes to put together so you can be spooking visitors in next to no time. What was a pretty wreath has been taken over by spiders, eek! Head over to Anns Entitled Life to find out how to make one for your door.

7. Creepy Pumpkins

These creepy pumpkins will certainly wow all visitors. This is a big project that will take some time but the results sure are worth the effort. Find out how it was made over at Crazicarlos.

8. Paper Bag Monster Door

Spooky yet cute this monster door will bring plenty of smiles. Made from paper bags it is a great affordable door option. Visit Home Jelly to see exactly how it was made.

9. Zombie Window DIY

Create and board up a window for your door but make sure the zombies don’t get through! The wood boards are made from foam core planks to keep it light and easily hung. Ping Pong ball eyes and some skeleton arms complete the project making it relatively easy and affordable to make. Get the full tutorial over at Dave Lowe.

10. Headless Horseman

We are loving this headless horseman figure to put right next to your front door. Made using galvanized pipes and stuffed trash bags this is one impressive Halloween decoration. HGTV has a detailed tutorial so you can make one of your own.

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  1. Ellie Dee September 19, 2019 at 5:14 am - Reply

    Thanks for these ideas, I’ve actually made several of them myself! If you want to check out my versions, they are on this Pinterest link! https://pin.it/sezhexgp6fv4bg

    • Kelly Sanderson September 19, 2019 at 10:38 am - Reply

      Oh wow, you are very talented! Love all of your creations!

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