Front yard Halloween decorations: great scary-beautiful ideas for your outdoor area!

Written by Kremena Ruseva

In a few days it will be that time again: On the night before All Saints’ Day, children dressed up as ghosts, superheroes, witches and the like go from door to door. We don’t know about you, but we’re already looking forward to the liveliest holiday of the year. After all, Halloween is the perfect time to let off steam and really unleash our creativity. Have you already ordered your Halloween costume or made it yourself? Great! But have you already thought about the front yard Halloween decorations? Creepy carved pumpkins, skeletons, garlands, etc. immediately get us in a festive mood. But you don’t necessarily have to spend a lot of money on a cool decoration. Do yourself and your wallet a favor and read on instead.

DIY Creepy cemetery as a Halloween decoration in the front yard

DIY cemetery front yard Halloween decoration


Items made of rubbe, polyester, styrofoam or plastic are perfect for a creepy and cheap front yard Halloween decoration. With skeletons, carved pumpkins, figures or homemade garlands, you can transform your outdoor area into a real haunted mansion in no time at all and for little money. For example, how about a cemetery with abandoned gravestones in front of the house? You can easily make the gravestones yourself from cardboard or styrofoam and then label and decorate them as you wish. A ghastly scarecrow on a bale of straw and some pumpkins round it all off perfectly and little kids will get in the perfect Halloween mood as soon as they walk in.

Make your own giant spider web as a Halloween decoration

cheap front yard Halloween decoration DIY Spider web


For a creepy and effective front yard Halloween decoration, bats, spiders and similar scary animals simply cannot be missing. A large spider web always scares young and old – and not just on Halloween. In the following we will explain how you can easily make a spider web yourself in just a few steps.

Materials needed:

  • Thick white yarn
  • scissors
  • hot glue
  • Measuring tape

DIY Spider web instructions Halloween decoration front yard

DIY spider web:

  • Before you start crafting, first think about how big and wide you want the spider web to be.
  • Next, cut 9 pieces of yarn to the desired size.
  • Glue three strands of yarn together with hot glue and then braid into a braid.
  • Lay out the braids so that they cross in the middle and glue them together with the hot glue. Make sure that the distance between each strand remains the same.
  • Once the frame for the spider web is complete, mark the cross sections of the web and cut individual strands of yarn to the appropriate size.
  • Fasten the strands with the hot glue as in the photo above and decorate the spider web with small spiders.
  • Now hang it up and your spider web front yard Halloween decoration is ready.

Skull sunflowers for Halloween garden decoration

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Whether as make-up, costume or front yard Halloween decoration – skulls in all variations are simply part of Halloween. Add a spooky touch to your outdoor space by recreating these skull sunflowers. Get some artificial sunflowers and small plastic skulls and attach them with hot glue. And you’re done – so simple and yet super effective.

Monster Eyeballs

DIY eyeballs front yard Halloween decoration ideas

With these eyeballs as Halloween garden decorations, you are guaranteed to terrify all your neighbors and passers-by! Simply paint old plates or small buckets white or glow-in-the-dark paint, then add the irises and some red strips. Position the eyeballs in the bushes or alternatively in the flower pots and you’re done.

Front yard Halloween decoration – DIY Jack o’ Lantern garland

Balloon Garland DIY Halloween Decoration Front Yard

Scary carved pumpkins are a staple of Halloween tradition and a great DIY activity for the whole family. Whether on the balcony, at the front door or as a front yard Halloween decoration – the figures always create a spooky atmosphere. But if you’re not very skilled, then we have the perfect decorating idea for you! How about a Jack o’ Lantern garland? Simply blow up a few balloons, paint them to your heart’s content and hang them up in the garden – it couldn’t be quicker, could it?

Pumpkin Garden Decor Fall Halloween Front Yard

Or why not add a mysterious and fun touch to the Halloween garden decorations and decorate the pumpkins with masquerade motifs?  To do this, cut masks out of cardboard and attach them to the pumpkins with glue or pins. It is even more interesting if you use pumpkins of different sizes.

DIY fall leaves garland

DIY Fall Leaves Garland front yard Halloween Decoration Ideas

If you want to make your own cheap front yard Halloween decoration, you can turn to the treasures of nature. Wondering what to do with all the foliage in the garden? Just make a cool garland and spray paint it all black! The decoration definitely makes a visual impact and is perfect for those who love Halloween but like it a little more low-key.

Skeletons for a spooky Halloween decoration

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Grab a few skeletons from the decoration store and position them in the front yard as spooky Halloween decorations. You can then decorate them with cowboy hats, scarves or anything else you can think of. Add a fake campfire made of fairy lights and the outdoor area is perfect for the spookiest holiday of the year!

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