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35 Best Indoor Halloween Decorations to Make Your Home Look Fa-Boo-Lous

The more, the merrier scarier! 👻

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Outdoor Halloween decorations like jack-o'-lanterns, scarecrows, and corn stalk décor are perfect for setting a spooky tone for your home. But your indoor Halloween decorations make just as big an impression! That's exactly why you should check out these amazing DIY Halloween décor ideas for your living room, kitchen, bedroom—you name it.

There's something for every taste and style here, whether you prefer understated modern or you believe that the more, the merrier scarier. These creative pumpkin decorating ideas, Halloween garlands, and printable signs will add a cute (or creepy!) touch to your home this October. A few of these double as fall décor ideas, especially the succulent planters or the painted pumpkins. However, most of these projects are meant for all the true Halloween fans out there—the ones who won't shy away from displaying paper bats, spider candles, an eerie message in the mirror, and a giant spiderweb. (We're getting goosebumps over here!)

Some of these Halloween crafts also make for great last-minute Halloween decorations, just in case you ran out of time while putting your costumes together. Whether you're looking for Halloween party decorations or you want your home to be as festive as possible, there's no doubt that these indoor Halloween decorating ideas will make your space look spook-tacular!

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Lovely Indeed
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Funny Pumpkin Messages

A black and white color palette is so chic for Halloween. These black painted pumpkins with cute messages on them are the perfect addition to the theme.

Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.


indoor halloween decorations mickey mouse pumpkin
Studio DIY!
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Mickey Mouse Pumpkin

Calling all Disney fans! This adorable and easy to create Mickey Mouse pumpkin will bring a little extra magic to your home this Halloween.

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY!

indoor halloween decorations colorblocked honeycomb pumpkins
Lovely Indeed
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Colorblocked Honeycomb Pumpkins

Who says Halloween decorations can't be colorful? DIY colorblocked honeycomb pumpkins are the star of this bright and boo-tiful display.

Get the tutorial at Lovely Indeed.

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Persia Lou
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Bejeweled Skull

Bring a little glamour to your home this Halloween with a DIY bejeweled skull. It's equal parts chic and creepy.

Get the tutorial at Persia Lou.

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Mini Pumpkin Candlesticks

These DIY pumpkin candlesticks will look so cute on your table! You'll need mini pumpkins, a carving knife, floral foam, taper candles, and assorted fall greenery, like eucalyptus. From there, you'll cut a 2- to 3-inch hole around the pumpkin stem, then scoop out the inside. Fill the space with foam, and press the candle into it. Finally, use the greenery to decorate around the candle, pushing the stems into the foam.


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Studio DIY!
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Edible Haunted Houses

For a Halloween decoration that's good enough to eat (literally), make these mini haunted gingerbread houses. Just don't be surprised if they all disappear by October 31st!

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY!.

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Floral Pumpkin

Celebrate your favorite fall flowers by making this pumpkin, perfect for a Halloween centerpiece. You'll need a drill and drill bits to recreate the look, as well as a pumpkin, carving knife, and assorted faux flowers. First, scoop out the seeds and flesh inside the pumpkin. Then, use a large drill bit to make a series of holes diagonally across the pumpkin. Stick the large flowers through the holes, then use a smaller drill bit to make a few more holes and fill with the other flower stems.

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Metallic Pumpkin Vase

Add a bold pop of metallic to your dining table this Halloween. Start by scooping out the inside of your pumpkin, then paint the outside with copper liquid leaf paint (make sure you're in a well-ventilated area!). After it dries completely, simply fill the pumpkin with your flowers, starting with the large blooms and finishing with the greenery.

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Succulent Pumpkin Planter

The best part about this gorgeous craft is that you don't need one of those beautiful "fairy-tale pumpkins" to make it. Start by cutting off the top and scooping out the seeds and flesh. Then, fill the inside with soil and get to planting. Use a mix of succulents and cover the soil with moss. Place it in a windowsill this Halloween!

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Ryan Dausch
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Painted Pumpkin

Arrange a few of these painted pumpkins on your entryway table or mantel, and you have an indoor Halloween decoration everyone will notice. First, use painter's tape to outline several thick vertical stripes, or one horizontal one. Then, tape your stencil inside the stripes and use a pouncer to lightly dab paint onto the pumpkin to fill the stencil. If you're doing multiple stripes, let the first dry, and then continue on to the next.


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Alison Gootee
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Succulent Pumpkin Planters

Pick up a few mini craft pumpkins to make these pretty succulent planters. Cut out a hole and hot glue fake succulents inside for fall centerpieces that will last for years.

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Home Made by Carmona
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Leaf Candle Pumpkins

Turn craft pumpkins into this eye-catching centerpiece. Paint a gold bottom on each, then carve out a leaf on the front.

Get the tutorial at Home Made by Carmona.

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Studio DIY
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Pumpkin-Filled Fireplace

Have a fireplace you don't use? Transform it into this one that's overflowing with pumpkins galore! Stick to a white and orange theme, or opt for rainbow-colored pumpkins.

See more at Studio DIY.

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Alice & Lois
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Spooky Gallery Wall

Clear the space above a chest of drawers for a full Halloween display. Make a spooky gallery wall and decorate the tabletop with pumpkins, candles, and a spiderweb table runner.

See more at Alice & Lois.

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Persia Lou
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Candy Banner and Monster Bowl

The only thing that makes a candy corn banner cuter is pairing it with this happy monster candy bowl.

Get the tutorial at Persia Lou.


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House by Hoff
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Skeleton and Spider Centerpiece

This Halloween centerpiece is so cute, your guests might not even notice the skeletons and spiders at first. It's the perfect balance of spooky and stylish.

Get the tutorial at House by Hoff.

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Lydi Out Loud
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Spider Wine Charms

The only way to tell drinks apart at your Halloween party is with these festive colorful spider drink charms.

Get the tutorial at Lydi Out Loud.

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Lovely Indeed
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Paper Bats

Cut out a group of paper bats and decorate your fireplace with them. Add a few pumpkins, fake cobwebs, and a sign to create a full Halloween scene.

See more at Lovely Indeed.

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Studio DIY
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Haunted Halloween Houses

If you can keep yourself from eating these delicious haunted houses, you can use them to decorate your kitchen on Halloween. 😂

Get the tutorial at Studio DIY.

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Design Improvised
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Pipe Cleaner Spider Garland

Even though it's made to look like spiders, this pipe cleaner garland is just adorable!

Get the tutorial at Design Improvised.


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'Beware' Mirror Sign

Hosting a Halloween party? Transform a big mirror by adding a bone-chilling message to it with this easy how-to.

Get the tutorial at Woman's Day.

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Trisha Zemp
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Halloween Wood Plaques

This is the one time you actually want bugs around the house! The printables from this blogger make it easy to pull this spooky craft together.

Get the tutorial at The House That Lars Built.

diy cobweb sunburst mirror indoor halloween decorations
Houseful of Handmade
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Cobweb Sunburst Mirror

If you already have a sunburst mirror hanging over your fireplace, you can easily decorate it for Halloween using fake cobwebs.

Get the tutorial at Houseful of Handmade.

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Posh Little Designs
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Mini Painted Pumpkin Vases

For a simpler idea, display pretty single roses inside mini painted pumpkin vases. You could also fill them with purple or black flowers for more Halloween flair.

Get the tutorial at Posh Little Designs.

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Club Crafted
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'Hey Boo' Halloween Sign

Who doesn't love a good punny sign? Try your hand at this boo-tiful idea, made with supplies from the craft store and your handy hot glue gun.

Get the tutorial at Club Crafted.


diy stenciled witch table runner indoor halloween decorations
Polka Dot Chair
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Stenciled Halloween Table Runner

You can't forget your kitchen or dining room table! A witchy craft like this festive table runner will instantly transform your Halloween dinner setup.

Get the tutorial at Polka Dot Chair.

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Kate Sears
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Halloween Scary Signs

To add a little pizzazz to your party, print out these signs and hang them up around the drink station or among your shelves.

Get the tutorial at Woman's Day.

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Mike Garten
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Halloween Candlesticks

Set the mood with these DIY candles. Paint old wine bottles in Halloween colors, then stick a tall candle in them and let the wax drip down the sides for an eerie effect.

See more at Good Housekeeping.

diy happy halloween banner indoor halloween decorations
Lemon Thistle
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Happy Halloween Banner

Put together this eye-catching copper foil Halloween banner for a party or hang it up all of October!

Get the tutorial at Lemon Thistle.

diy halloween luminaries indoor halloween decorations
The Craft Patch
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Halloween Luminaries

Your kids will love bringing their favorite Halloween characters to life with these adorable luminaries. You probably have most of the materials, like tissue paper and popsicle sticks, around the house.

Get the tutorial at The Craft Patch.


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