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Simple Spooky Halloween Decorations

By: The Scrap Shoppe
September 26, 2016

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Simple Spooky Halloween Decorations
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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.

Halloween apothecary 

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 setup. Ichabod Pumpkin from Better Homes & Gardens

Halloween mantle 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

Halloween decor entry

Faux spider webs and creepy spiders add instant spooky to a normally decorative mirror. Cobweb Mirror from The Decorated House

Glamorous witch hat

 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

Fladdermus mobil 

Take your Halloween decor "up" by creating a simple bat mobile using an old branch from the backyard! Bat Mobile from Rebecca's DIY

Crystal ball candlesticks 

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

Craft pumpkin

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

Be sure to visit The Scrap Shoppe  for more projects and to learn more about Michele.


I like how black color goes with everything you want to decorate. The crow part was really scary and that I can try at my main door. Thanks for sharing the spooky content.

Christine Masterson

October 22, 2019

Where to get these ? I was wondering from I should buy these. because after an incident last year I use pure vpn for my security concern and keep on purchasing online without identity theft Early response awaited.

Jacob T.

October 30, 2019

Hi Jacob - You can order safely and securely from our online store at or find our products at Michaels or Hobby Lobby. 


October 30, 2019

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