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Your shouse or home is your castle and decorating your home for each season is easy and worry-free. You can keep things simple or go all-out for your Halloween décor this year. Here are some ideas.

Ask yourself how much you want to do this year. Are you decorating the inside or outside or both? How many rooms do you want to decorate? Are you decorating for a party or not? What is my budget? How you answer these questions will determine how much you decorate.

Halloween Decoration Ideas For Home

1. For Kids Rooms

If you have kids, start with their rooms since Halloween is about children having fun. Have your kids create their own wall hangings or things to put on top of their dressers. Decorate the doors to their rooms in the way they like it.

2. For Stairs

If your home has stairs (either inside or out), wrap some orange and black tinsel around the handrail and down the banister or use white webbing to look like cobwebs or spider webs.

decorate stairs for halloween

Intertwine Halloween lights with them in whatever style you like. Put lights around doorways and hanging down from entryways. Lights can be simple bulbs of orange and purple or more decorative with pumpkins, ghosts, or skeletons.

3. For The Dining Table

Make a centerpiece for your dining room table around a certain theme. Whether it’s a candy dish, silly witches, scary ghosts, a graveyard, or simple harvest food, go with what suits you best to make a three-dimensional centerpiece.

halloween dining table centerpiece

A simple way to do this is to get a large pumpkin and attach things to it with glue, paste, or toothpicks. Add some candles, pinecones, nuts, or anything orange, brown, or black, and you’re good to go.

4. For The Mantle

Decorate your mantle around your fireplace. Make some black cats give the illusion your cats are keeping warm on the mantle with their tails hanging over the side.

halloween mantle

Paint pumpkins and place them evenly along your mantle and get bigger ones to place on the floor on either side of your fireplace.

5. For The Outside

Outside, you’ll want to decorate with things that are weatherproof. Bales of hay stacked on your yard with plastic skeletons, mummies, jack o’ lanterns, and black cats are fairly simple to do. Hang some witches on broomsticks from some tree limbs to simulate them flying in your yard. Hang white ghosts made of white sheets from low branches.

spooky ghost for halloween hanging in tree

Use your existing outdoor lighting to illuminate what you decide to decorate outside in your yard. Put a wooden rocking chair in your yard and have a spooky figure sitting in it like Frankenstein, a vampire, or a scarecrow. Get creative with what you sit in that chair.

No matter what you do or how you decorate your house for Halloween, they are sure to please your family and your guests who visit your home this Halloween.

5 Ways To Decorate Your House For Halloween