Fun and Festive Halloween Door Decorations

Halloween door decorations have become increasingly popular among DIY decorators.  If you’ve been struck by this popular bug, but aren’t quite sure what to make of your own door, we’ve rounded up the best ideas out there!

More great Halloween ideas for a festive look: DIY Halloween wreaths, more outdoor Halloween decorations, and Dollar Store Halloween decor hacks.

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We have Halloween front door decorations, garage door Halloween decorations and Halloween door decoration ideas you could put anywhere! Including entryways!  With just a few basic materials (many of which you’ll find you have on-hand already) you can create some unique and fun Halloween door decorations! (You could even up the fun and create a Halloween door decorating contest with friends, family or neighbors!)

Front Door Ideas

Greet your guest with a touch of scary! From fanged monsters to spider webs, to cute monsters, we have plenty of front door ideas to get you in the Halloween spirit.

Fanged monster front door idea

Fanged Monster – This entry is the perfect set-up for Halloween front door decorations! You can make a big statement with giant fangs hanging over trick-or-treaters’ heads!

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Frankenstein’s Monster – This cute Halloween door decorations idea can go just about anywhere – inside or out! With a green front door, who could resist making a fun Halloween front door decorations of Frankenstein – complete with scar and bolts??  If your door isn’t green, you could cover the front in green wrapping paper first.

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Jack Skellington – One of our favorite quick and easy Halloween door decoration ideas is this cute Jack Skellington door idea! A plain white door makes the perfect backdrop for The Pumpkin King and any Nightmare Before Christmas fans out there!

Cute Halloween Door Ideas with a monster or a spider

Tape Monster and Tape Spiderweb – Here are two different fun and creative Halloween door decorations using metallic silver tape – a monster or a spiderweb. Fun and festive, but quick, clean, and easy!

Halloween Door Monster decor idea Bitz n Giggles

Giant Eye Monster – A large pair of googley eyes, a little bit of paper or streamers and you can recreate this awesome idea from Bitz N’ Giggles.

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Spooky Crow Door Decor – The Happy Housie put together a spooky but cute porch display.

Halloween Front Door Decor Knock It Off Kim

Halloween Door and Porch Display – Knock it Off Kim really went the extra mile with all of the spooky details on this porch. So many ideas to help get your decorating going.

Halloween Bats On Door It all started with paint

Swarm of Bats Door Decor – It All Started with Paint added a cut group of bats flying over her door and across her porch for a fun look.

How To Make A Halloween Door Cover BHG

Halloween Door Cover – Learn how to create a complete door covering to get a fun jack o’lantern face on your front door from Better Homes and Gardens.

Garage Door Ideas

Vinyl cut outs and other silhouettes are an easy way to spread the spooky decor to the garage doors.

Spooky Halloween Vinyl Garage Door BHG

Spooky Vinyl Cutouts – BHG shared this simple but fun idea for a garage door using removable vinyl or cut out of paper and tape inside the windows! Creepy, especially at night!

Bat And Cat Garage Door BHG

Bat and Cat Garage Door – Add a cute little scene with black cats and bats for a cute but eerie garage door look.

Cute Halloween Witches Garage Door Idea

Backlit Witch Silhouette – Our final garage door Halloween decorations is sure to wow your neighbors! With some creativity and just a bit of artistic ability you can create a life-sized creepy witch seance scene on your garage!

More Halloween Ideas:
All Things Halloween
Pumpkin Patch Sign
Dollar Store Skeleton Upcycle
Last-Minute Halloween Costumes

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Title picture courtesy of Better Homes and Gardens – find the tutorial for their garage door Halloween decorations through the link.


Kimberly Mueller is the “me” over at bugaboo, mini, mr & me, a blog that highlights her creative endeavors. She especially likes to share kid crafts, sewing attempts, recipes, upcycled projects, photography and free printable gift tags/cards. When she’s not enjoying being married to her best friend, chasing after the natives (AKA her three kids) and attempting to keep the house in one piece, you can find her with a glue gun in one hand and spray paint in the other. Aside from DIY pursuits, she also enjoys writing, reading, music, singing (mostly in the shower) and the color yellow. Kimberly recently published a craft book entitled Modern Mod Podge. You can also find her on FacebookPinterest,Bloglovin’ and Instagram. Email her at: bugabooblog(at)

Originally Published 10.8.2019 // Updated 9.2.2020

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  1. These ideas are amazing! I love how they’re both scary and festive at the same time. But I have to admit the monster window is pretty scary, especially if you’re walking the street alone at night. Thank you for sharing this, it was really a fun read!

    1. Thanks for checking out the ideas! I thought that the hands one with the backlight would be scary! I love how some are so simple and some a bit more extreme!