8 Fun Ways to Trick out Your Entryway for Halloween

Woman and dogs look out glass door at halloween
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  • 01 of 09

    Door Decor to Set the Spooky Mood

    Welcome trick-or-treaters and party guests with these clever Halloween door decorations that will set a spooky—or maybe silly—mood. Most of these projects are pretty easy to make, perfect to get the whole family involved. From a simple spider web to a fun Frankenstein, these door decor designs are sure to be boo-tiful!

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  • 02 of 09

    Make a Mummy Door

    Mummy Halloween Door Design
    Image © eastcoastcreativeblog.com

    Monica of East Coast Creative used fabric strips to turn her front door into an adorable mummy. This mummy door is just one element of her amazing front porch Halloween design. Take a look at all of her creative ideas, including some Halloween pallet decor and an adorable "mummy loves you" sign.

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  • 03 of 09

    Bats Flying Over the Door

    Halloween door bats
    Image ©itallstartedwithpaint.com

    Who knew something as simple as bats cut out of poster board could have such a dramatic effect on an entryway? Apparently, Linda from It All Started With Paint did, because she created this spooky, flying bats design to decorate her porch for Halloween. Visitors are sure to be spooked, yet charmed, by this creepy and clever decorating idea.

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  • 04 of 09

    Spider Web Door

    Halloween Spider Web Door
    Image © thekidsactivitiesblog.com

    It's amazing how sometimes simple items like tape and paper are all you need to create a big impact. And that's exactly what Rachel of The Kids Activities Blog did when she designed this spider web with eyes door with her children to celebrate Halloween. And don't stress about it—the spider web doesn't have to be perfectly symmetrical. Let the kids create their own design!

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  • 05 of 09

    Googly Eye Halloween Door

    Halloween Door Googly Eyes
    Image © craftaholicsanonymous.net

    When Halloween party guests or trick-or-treaters show up to this front door, they might get the feeling they're being watched—by several sets of spooky eyes! This easy Halloween decorating project comes from Linda at Craftaholics Anonymous. By placing reusable sticky pads on the door you don't have to worry about having trouble removing the eyes when Halloween is over.

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  • 06 of 09

    Halloween Tree and Witch Boot

    Halloween Front Porch
    Image © pinkpolkadotcreations.com

    What a great idea to decorate a dead tree for Halloween! Rita from Pink Polka Dot Creations did just that when she painted and potted one, and then hung Halloween decorations from the branches. The Halloween tree is fabulous on its own, but Rita didn't stop there. She also hung a large, decorative witch boot on the front door, and tied it all together with a witch hat at the base of the tree and some adorable pumpkin-witch string lights. Perhaps this Halloween tree and Witch boot design will inspire your own front porch decor this year!

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  • 07 of 09

    Frankenstein Door

    Tia Fowles from Events to Celebrate created this "Frankie" Frankenstein decor—a great way to add a bit of color to your door on an otherwise very dark-colored holiday. With just plastic tablecloths, spray adhesive, and clear packing tape, you can easily create a friendly or ferocious Frankenstein in no time.  

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  • 08 of 09

    Jack Skellington Door

    Jack Skellington Halloween Door
    Image © twindragonflydesigns.com

    When it comes to Halloween, Heather of Twin Dragonfly Designs says " I love dressing up our home and being a little bit silly." And that's why she created this Jack Skellington front door to greet friends and neighbors at Halloween. Want to make a Jack Skellington door at your house? Heather shares not only her design but also a tutorial with free, printable templates to help you do just that.

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  • 09 of 09

    Paper Bag Door Monster

    Halloween Door Monster
    Image © http://www.homejelly.com

    Skaie Knox of Home Jelly shares how to make a paper bag door monster out of recycled grocery bags. What a fun DIY project to have the kids help make—just cut, tape, add the paper plate eyes and paper teeth, and it's ready to hang!