Get your spook on this Halloween with these 12 simple but spooky Halloween decorations.
Halloween is one of my favorite holidays to decorate for. But with little ones in the house, I have come to appreciate decorating in moderation and not going all out scary. I settle for slightly spooky, and sometimes that can mean less is more. This collection of Halloween decorations are simple but spooky and keep a classic Halloween look.
Apothecary bottles are an inexpensive decoration to make out of recycled containers. Just add spooky labels and group together as a vignette!
Halloween Apothecary Labels at World Label
Another simple Halloween decoration is to fill containers with spooky “collections” such as spiders, skulls, or mice.
Apothecary Jar Collections from Craftily Ever After
It doesn’t get any simpler than a pumpkin and a hat! Add the name Ichabod and you have one spooky set up.
Ichabod Pumpkin from Better Homes & Gardens
I love the oversize crepe paper bow tie on this mantel. It gives the feel of something right out of The Nightmare Before Christmas!
Crepe Paper Mantel from Your Cozy Home
Faux spiderwebs and creepy spiders add instant spooky to a normally decorative mirror.
Cobweb Mirror from The Decorated House
Dress up an inexpensive witch’s hat and place it on a pumpkin for a spooky but glamorous look.
Glamorous Witch Hat from The Scrap Shoppe
A twig wreath and dead branches go a long way to spook up this entry. Just add bats to complete the look.
Rustic Spooky Wreath at Town & Country
Take your Halloween decor “up” by creating a simple bat mobile using an old branch from the backyard!
Bat Mobile from Rebecca’s DIY
These crystal balls are easier to make than they look and have a great subtly spooky feel to them.
Crystal Ball Candlesticks from Flamingo Toes
Decoupaging a pumpkin is a great way to dress it up for Halloween. You would only need one or two of these added to a Halloween vignette.
Decoupage Pumpkin from Michelle’s Party Plan It
Dark-colored candles add instant spookiness to any Halloween mantel. Just add cobwebs and spiders!
Collection of Candles from Inspired by Charm
One crow may not be very intimidating, but a whole murder of crows might make you think twice!
Bird Entry at Better Homes & Gardens