8 Cute Halloween Decorations


In this post, you will see 8 cute Halloween decorations.

I have been enjoying all of the pretty decorations on Pinterest and love how many of the Halloween decorations I have seen are bright and colorful.

Adding knit or crochet pumpkins in orange, white, and grey, would make perfect home decor for the fall season and for Halloween.

mini orange pumpkins and black bats

Have A Handmade Halloween

Do you like to plan your Halloween costumes months in advance? or are you a last-minute kinda person?

If you would like to make your own costume, please take a look at this post – 20 Best Spooky Knits For Halloween

Whatever your level of knitting, if you need any help with knitting stitches or abbreviations, please take a look at the knitting lessons on my site.

There are also many free patterns for women, men, babies, kids, pets, and the home in my knitting pattern library.

For more spooky ideas, take a look at this post – Hocus Pocus Halloween Ideas {Decoration + Costume}

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Halloween decorations in the bedroom

Halloween Decorations

Halloween decorations can range from carved pumpkins and homemade cobwebs to renting a fog machine!

You don’t have to go all out with the bats and ghosts when you can add a few homemade pumpkins around your home.

Knitted, crocheted, or sewn, there are so many DIY pumpkin tutorials out there to give you ideas.

Related Post: Pumpkin Knitting Pattern (Beginner Friendly!)

front porch decorated for halloween with carved pumpkins

Plus You Need A Candy Basket!

Also, don’t forget to keep a basket full of candy near your front door, so you can hand out trick-or-treat bags to any kids that come to call.

Outdoor Halloween decorations can look really good, especially when you see pumpkins, broomsticks, and hanging bats.

You can be really creative with this and make your house look really scary!

carved pumpkins and candy bowls ready for halloween

8 Cute Halloween Decorations

If you are stuck on what to do this year, take a look at the following 8 magical Halloween decorations.

1. Pumpkin Carving

There are so many brilliant pumpkin carving ideas on Pinterest, ranging from gruesome to pretty!

This cat-carved pumpkin has a great DIY tutorial from Ladyface Blog.

pumpkin carving of a cat for halloween decorations

2. Pumpkin Crochet Pattern

Make a pumpkin garland with this pumpkin crochet pattern (free, easy + adorable) by Handy Little Me.

Quick and easy to makeup, they can be made in any color you want and strung together with twine.

Great for you makers out there to try out!

crochet pumpkin pattern free

3. DIY Halloween Door Mat

Make a doormat for your front porch with this awesome tutorial from Kourtni and her blog House on Longwood Lane.

A great idea to impress any trick-or-treaters who visit!

Halloween door mat witch please

4. Harry Potter Themed Home Decor

This Harry Potter-inspired Halloween decor is just amazing!

If you are a Potterhead like me then you will love this post from blogger Cherie at Sweet Rose & Wren.

With so many details added, you will devour the photographs to spot items from the magical wizarding world.

Harry Potter Halloween decorations

5. Harry Potter Themed Candles

If you want to recreate the great hall from the Harry Potter movies, take a look at this DIY from This Calls For A Party.

There are loads of great ideas and photographs from a Hogwarts-themed birthday party.

With some toilet roll tubes, a glue gun, grey paint, and battery tea lights, those candles should be really easy to create!

*Update June 2020 – This tutorial is no longer available.

Harry Potter candles for Halloween

6. Glitter Pumpkins DIY

Make some really sparkly pretty glitter pumpkins to decorate your home this season.

Get the free DIY tutorial with step-by-step instructions from Happy Happy Nester.

white glitter pumpkin

7. Pumpkin Knitting Pattern

For you knitters out there, this mini knitted pumpkin is a great little decoration.

You could easily make a garland from these to hang on your porch or somewhere in your home.

This free pumpkin knitting pattern is by Handy Little Me. – Knitted Pumpkin Pattern (Small + Quick)

You can also see knitted pumpkins in three sizes here – Pumpkin Knitting Patterns.

Or try out this cable knit pumpkin pattern.


8. Bat Knitting Pattern

Knit a bat to hang in your home or to give as a gift with this (paid) knitting pattern from Anne Catherine Luke over on Ravelry.

Get the pattern here.

Knitted bat

Whatever you do for Halloween I hope it is a lot of fun!

Are any of you planning on decorating your home?

Let me know in the comments below.

Halloween decorations

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  1. Hi, I have just seen your post, fabulous just fabulous.
    I am having trouble finding the pattern for the knitted Bat, can you help?
    Thank you,