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One of the most, if not the most, important places to decorate for Halloween is your front door.
Halloween door decor will not only make your outside space feel more special throughout spooky season, it is a chance to create a fun and unique Halloween scene that can be enjoyed by you, your neighbors and of course, trick-or-treaters.
From wreaths and fun door stickers to cozy lights and seasonal doormats, our top picks of outdoor Halloween decor for your front door are guaranteed to create both a spooky and stylish design that the whole street can enjoy.
Explore the best Halloween door decorations we've found this year
To help you in your quest for only the best outdoor Halloween decorations, our front door favorites include designs that can be suited to an array of different Halloween schemes. From fun to frightful, these are our best buys.
The best wreath decorations
Wreaths can be used all year round to celebrate the changing seasons, and are great decorations for making your home's entrance feel more unique and inviting.
Whether you're wanting to shop for a more natural, rustic fall wreath for a chic Halloween look, or are looking for a spooky design that embraces traditional Halloween motifs, our collection of the best wreaths can appeal to all.
Glittering under dozens of energy-efficient bulbs, the branches of this handcrafted wreath are crafted from made from black vine – and haunted by a floating spirit.
This wreath with cat, bat and tree silhouettes can be a fun decoration for your front door; a wonderful way to welcome trick or treaters.
Celebrate the changing leaves and autumn's bounty with this festive pumpkin wreath; a charming addition to a front door.
We love how this dark wreath perfectly combines fall and Halloween decor. Designed with dogwood flowers, roses and leaves this decorative wreath will look beautiful on a front door.
Bring the splendor of the season into your home with warm earth tones and natural accents. Faux fall leaves, pumpkins, sprigs of berries, and pinecones provide effortless autumnal beauty on this autumnal wreath.
This colorful wreath will bring in the beautiful colors of fall into your home, perfect for hanging on a door, on a wall or above a fireplace.
The best door stickers and signs
From chic word decals, to jack-o’-lantern faces and skeletons, who knew that a few simple stickers could transform your front door into something quite scary (and surreal) for Halloween. Shop our favorite sticker designs below.
Transform your front door into something surreal with scary ghost sticker.
For simple and subtle Halloween decor ideas, this chic Boo sticker is one for the minimalists.
This Jack-o-lantern Door Decal is perfect for placing on warming wood or white front door.
Don't forget about decorating your garage door! These fun dancing skeletons really make a show of this large garage door.
This black bat stickers will work wonderfully on a white front door.
For a super scary Halloween look, these red stickers will be sure to fright passersby.
The best doormats
For a seasonal front door decoration that combines practicality with fun seasonal cheer, then why not opt for a Halloween-inspired doormat?
From pretty pumpkin designs to mats that light up (yes really) a new doormat is a simple yet effective way to refresh your home's entrance for Halloween.
If you're struggling to pick a favorite design, then why not but two – one for indoors and one for outdoors.
Welcome trick or treaters with this fun and tasteful multi-colored pumpkin doormat.
This spooky doormat not only features a fun ghost design, but it can light up too, perfect for greeting guests with this spirited surprise.
The Halloween Jack O Lanterns Coir Doormat by Place & Time will lend a festive vibe to your front porch or entryway, crafted from coir and shaped like three jack-o’-lanterns.
The best pumpkins
What's Halloween without decorating with pumpkins outdoors and for indoor Halloween decorating ideas? Probably the most traditional Halloween symbol and decoration of them all, these colorful, spooky squashes have been used since ancient times to scare evil spirits away.
As beautiful as real pumpkins and gourds can be, some of us just don't like the mess of pumpkin carving and pumpkin painting, so we've gathered the best faux pumpkin designs for you to place outside of your front door instead.
Showcase autumn’s bounty with these hand-painted pumpkins and gourds, available in a variety of organic shapes and seasonal colors.
Light up the autumn evenings with this versatile Pumpkin Luminary; a more contemporary, creative take on the classic fall gourd.
Two of these colorful pumpkin stacks will look wonderful either side of a front door. Crafted from resin, the design stands a little over 10” high.
The best lights and lanterns
To make your front door even more eye-catching for Halloween, be sure to decorate with plenty of lights.
Lanterns, string lights and more will not only help illuminate your other Halloween front door decor, they can be used as fabulous decorations in their own right.
Whether you opt for a simple set of colorful string lights, or embrace traditional jack-o’-lanterns, never underestimate the importance of good Halloween lighting.
This bejeweled spiderweb can bring both light and decoration to a front porch. The web makes for a wondrous and whimsical decorative moment rather than a skin-crawling thrill.
This metal jack-o’-lantern can take flameless candles or string lights to bring a little hocus-pocus to your outdoor Halloween decor.
These colorful, purple and orange string lights are perfect for wrapping around a front porch or front door.
How can I decorate my door for Halloween?
Whether you are in need of quick and easy decorating ideas, or are looking to create a magnificent, maximalist Halloween display, there are plenty of ways you can decorate your door for Halloween.
As we have explored with the best Halloween door decorations, there are design ideas to suit all manner of styles and decorating abilities.
From a stand-out seasonal wreath, to pumpkins, stickers, lights and doormats, you can be as subtle or as creative as you like!
For a more impactful design, ensure to pair you Halloween door decorations with Halloween window decor, too.
A lot of the decorations used on your front door can also be used on your windows, so be sure to factor in you windows when shopping for door decor. Stickers, pumpkins and lights, like this Spider Web Halloween Light from Target, are just some of our favorite ideas.
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Zara joined Homes & Gardens in February 2022 as a Content Editor. After studying English Literature at University, she worked as an Ecommerce Website Editor, Content Writer and Buying Intern at multiple independent businesses within the luxury retail and lifestyle sectors. Her role at Homes & Gardens unites her love, experience and passion for the world of design and desire to create inspiring written content. She enjoys nothing more than discovering new trends, brands and products, whether that be in fashion, interior design or lifestyle.
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