The best way to herald the coming of this popular holiday is investing in awesome Halloween decoration ideas for outdoor space. Sadly, not everyone is able to channel their inner kid during this festive season. Nevertheless, the internet is full of thousands upon thousands of creative DIY decoration ideas that you can use to transform your outdoor space into a haunted and spooky space. Here are four great Halloween decors guaranteed to lure trick-or-treaters to your doorstep. These decoration ideas are sure to spice up your Halloween as well as create an enticing and spooky atmosphere for your backyard Halloween party.

1. Make Your Outdoor Space Cool and Scary with Glowing Ghosts


No Halloween night party would be complete without these ghostly Halloween decoration ideas for outdoor space. With a few chicken wires, gauzy cheesecloth and liquid fabric starch, you can create a ghostly atmosphere at your Halloween night party. To complete the ensemble, use battery-powered fluorescent tubes under the cheese cloth. If you love color, you can use fluorescent tubes of different colors to create a colorful yet ghostly atmosphere in your backyard. The spooky glow created by these apparitions can act as a source of light for your night party. Thus, these ghostly decorations are not only awesome, but they are also economical.

2. Use Spooky Tombstones


Transform your yard into a spooky graveyard with these awesomely designed tombstones. To bring these Halloween decoration ideas for outdoor space to life you can use low-quality cardboards readily available as junk in your neighborhood. You can spread the tombstones all over your yard or position them on your front porch. Wherever you decide to place them, these graveyard inspired decorations are easy to prepare. Also, you can paint funny epitaphs on the tombstones or you can paint the names of some of your friends. If you are fortunate enough to have trees on your yard or a tree on your porch you can hang cloth dolls above the tombstones.

3. Green Glowing Eyes Behind the Bushes


The best Halloween decoration ideas for outdoor space are those that transport us back to our childhoods. Thus, this list would not be complete without the glowing eyes behind the bushes decoration idea that is reminiscent of Scooby-Doo and his mystery gang. Created from paper towel rolls and plastic glow sticks, these decorations are sure to give trick-or-treaters the hibby jibbies. These glowing eyes can be tucked in the bushes if you have bushes on your front porch or backyard. Alternatively, you can tuck them in the bushes on your walkway.

4. Add Extra Light to Your Backyard with Picture Lanterns


Illuminate your walkway with these creepy picture lanterns. The amazing thing about these DIY Halloween decoration ideas for outdoor space is that you can customize them to fit your tastes and preferences. Also, you can print your own spooky pictures and install them in a frame. Then nail the frames together to create a square shape and insert a candle inside. The end product is a creepy yet awesome way of illuminating your front porch at night. Similar to all other decorations listed here is that you can make these lanterns from readily available materials. The main materials you will require are vellum paper, candles and cardboard frames.

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