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70+ Front Porch Decorating Ideas for Halloween

Add frightful fun to your front porch on All Hallow's Eve with our easy-to-craft outdoor decorations.

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Photo: Cassidy Garcia, Styling by Jill Tennant Design

Our Favorite Halloween Porch Decorations

Want to make an eerie first impression on trick-or-treaters this season? Give your home a creepy curb appeal makeover with our best Halloween front porch decorating ideas. We’ve got scary-easy DIYs from wreaths and front door decor to no-carve pumpkins. Craft them up and become the hottest haunt on the block, or if you’d rather buy them than DIY, shop our favorite outdoor Halloween decorations.

First up: Boo on a budget by dressing your deck in decorations that cost next to nothing. These fun, friendly ghosts were made by painting inexpensive wood planks, and an oversized spider web crafted out of rope from the hardware store makes the perfect backdrop.

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Bewitching Welcome

Join us in swooning over this whimsical, witchy farmhouse porch. Design blogger Joanna Keel weaves classic harvest elements with Halloween touches to create a dazzling, stop-and-stare display for the holiday. The pièce de résistance? A sea of pointed black witch hats that appear to magically float in midair. See more of Joanna's work on her blog,

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Photo: Jessyca Williams

Madame Halloween

This lovely madame was inspired by Cartrina the "Lady of the Dead". She is a sacred symbol of the Mexican celebration, Día de Muertos. We used a mask with an attached black veil and tulle cape to make her elegant yet mysterious.

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Photo: Jennie Andrews Styling by: Jill Tennant

Skeleton Chandelier

With a few plastic bones, zip ties and some paint, you can transform a secondhand light fixture into this funky chandelier. This is a simple project that doesn't cost a lot to make. Whether you hang it over the dining room table or make it a doorway decoration for your haunted house, it is sure to shine, no bones about it.

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