The witching hour is near! Whether you're hosting a Halloween party at your apartment or doing a little apartment decorating for trick-or-treaters, it's time to get super spooky with your Halloween décor.
Here are some top apartment Halloween decorations that will make it fun for you and the ghouls you encounter on Halloween night!
When you want to scare the pants off party guests or innocent trick-or-treaters, then motion-activated monsters make great apartment Halloween decorations. A motion-triggered floating ghost will definitely make your visitors jump.
If you want something a little less in-your-face, opt for a sweet trio of black cats that howl as visitors pass by. These hair-raising Halloween props are bad luck for your guests, but good fun for you.
Playing “Monster Mash" on repeat just doesn't cut it anymore for Halloween. For some seriously spooky fun, you've got to add more creep factor to your playlist with sounds that strike fear into the hearts of trick-or-treaters everywhere.
Make a playlist with cuts from the soundtracks of ultra-scary movies like “Halloween," “Friday the 13th" and “The Exorcist." Evoking these classic horror movies is guaranteed to give the heebie-jeebies (though, your neighbors may want to exorcise you!)
Spooky fun doesn't have to be scary, of course. It can be gross…or playful. You can create fun décor that's whimsical, with cleverly-carved pumpkins and wispy ghosts. Candy corn displayed in Halloween themed Mason jars are a great subtle idea for your apartment Halloween decorations. Place some whimsical sugar skull garlands in your window or on your walls, places such as Papersource have many great garland decorations to choose from. Have some empty wine bottles lying around? Put them to good use and make ghost-like candle holders. All you need to do is paint a scary face on the front, and place the candle in the top. They are a great decoration to display throughout the apartment without taking up too much space.
Martha Stewart offers eerie and interesting suggestions for subtle indoor Halloween décor like cheesecloth cobwebs and displays of specimen jars. Cheesecloth is also a great way to decorate your apartment door for Halloween.
For those of you who prefer a modern and elegant take, opt for a color change to show off your Halloween style. Simple changes like using jack-o-lantern wine cups, hanging black curtains, placing orange throw pillows on the sofa and putting out pumpkin-shaped coasters can turn your apartment into a charmingly spooky Halloween den.
The front door is a great place to decorate with things such as spooky wreaths. They can be decorated with anything from skulls to bats to whatever your imagination can think of. Adding a spooky doormat outside can be a great way to decorate your apartment door for Halloween. Home décor companies like Pottery Barn and West Elm offer great apartment Halloween decorations.
Hit your favorite local thrift shop and decorate your boudoir with old lace doilies and antique photos. To share the fun with faraway friends, send vintage Halloween greeting cards to celebrate this spooky fun holiday!
Looking for some fun apartment Halloween decorations? The balcony is a great place to go all out with your decorations. Create a spooky scene complete with skeletons, bats, witches and more. Put some glow in the dark ghosts in the balcony window to scare trick or treaters as they pass by. You can also create a cozy Halloween-themed balcony with bales of hay covered by cozy blankets all surrounded by festive pumpkins and gourds.
If you're looking for something a bit more subtle, try wrapping some cute pumpkin string lights from Target around your balcony. If your balcony has a roof, an adorable decorative idea is to hang floating witch hats. The Polka Dot Chair has instructions on how you can make spooky witch hats at home. The balcony is also a great place to put your spooky carved pumpkins.
Halloween is for more than just trick or treating, it's a great night for a party. There are so many fun party decoration ideas, such as ghost chairs — all you need is to drape a white cloth over your chairs, add some eyes and a mouth, and you'll have a fun, festive dining table that your guests will be dying to sit at. Place some fake bug soap in your bathroom that will scare the germs right out of your guests when they go to wash their hands.
If you're having a dinner party, the food serving area is a great place to add some decorations. Lay down a fun Halloween themed table cloth, put some fake creepy crawlers between the dishes or add some fun mini pumpkins to the table. Make a fun space for your party favors complete with creepy candy and treats.
Halloween is always such a fun time of the year, especially for decorating. Whether you're into super spooky or more subtle decorations there are so many fun creative ways from decorating your balcony, door or entire space there are so many ways to make your apartment a little more festive this year.