6 Scary Halloween Yard Decoration Ideas

Are you looking for Halloween yard decoration ideas to celebrate the spookiest festival of the year? Those ornaments don’t just provide the children and the whole family with craft projects.

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As a matter of fact, they’re certainly the focal point of the Halloween night when kids go from door to door trick or treating their neighbors. You’re going to find below the 6 best spooky Halloween yard decoration ideas that are going to provide your quiet night a frightening atmosphere!

Halloween Yard Ghosts

Hanging Sonic Rotating Ghost EachA first spooky Halloween yard decoration idea would be to use white sheets to create ghost silhouettes that you could place throughout the yard.

Scary effect guaranteed! At sun set, kids start their journey to trick or treating in the neighborhood. It’s also the time of the day when it’s hard to make a difference between actual ghosts and those you placed in the yard.

Surely your ghost silhouettes will chill the trick or treaters.

Halloween Yard Witches

How about hanging a witch on the tree in your yard – if you have one?

You could create a witch that’s “hugging” the tree after crashing on it head on. Indeed, the “witch crash” is an all time favorite among families.

What does such a display involve? The witch’s face must not be visible and you’ll have to stuff well worn clothes in order to create a false body for the witch; this will make the setting absolutely.

Of course, it’s recommended to create such a display in an area of the yard that’s seen by everyone in the neighborhood!

Halloween Yard Graveyard Scene

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A graveyard is one of the most popular Halloween yard decoration ideas among people looking for a scary scenery. The advantage of a graveyard decor is that it matches the ghost silhouettes described above.

Making fake gravestones is really easy: all you need are cardboard boxes and grey paint.

Paint the boxes and let dry.

Then customize each box using with your own details.

In order to secure the boxes on the ground, you can fill them with sand. If you wish to provide the scene with a spectacular effect, sprinkle some fresh dirt around the grave.

Halloween Fog in the Yard

Halloween fog is also one of those best spooky Halloween yard decoration ideas that you can come up with this season!

Whatever the situation, fog always makes things look frightening! Halloween fog on your home yard is quite easy to create using dry ice.

However, keep in mind that dry ice is extremely cold and shouldn’t in no way come into contact with your skin.

Halloween Yard Bats

Halloween fog is also one of those best spooky Halloween yard decoration ideas that you can come up with this season!

Whatever the situation, fog always makes things look frightening! Halloween fog on your home yard is quite easy to create using dry ice.

However, keep in mind that dry ice is extremely cold and shouldn’t in no way come into contact with your skin.

Another type of excellent Halloween yard decoration idea is the bats.

They’re extremely easy to make at home as they just require black construction paper and scissors. Cut the bat silhouettes out of the construction paper and hang them around the yard.

Naturally, if you want to create a very scary environment, you’ll hang them in groups near the house or onto bushes, etc.

Halloween Yard Zombies

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Zombies crowling out of the graves are excellent Halloween yard decoration ideas; however they might look hard to put together.

An easy way to create your zombies is to look for Halloween body parts in specialized stores and set them up in the graveyard like a head or a leg that would be bursting through the ground.

For a more dramatic effect, place a few bloody body parts around the yard.

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