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Decorating Your Apartment for Halloween

In Halloween, Seasons & Holidays by Adam's Crossing Apartments

October is finally here, and you know what that means! Crisp air, lots of candy, scary movies, and of course, Halloween! How will you get into the spirit? Perhaps you’ll carve jack-o-lanterns or watch a classic spooky film. Before all of those fun activities, a great place to start is decorating your apartment for Halloween. Whether you’re going for cute, scary, or Halloween chic, check out these ideas for some Halloween decoration inspiration!

Make Your Own Mummy

For a creative way to switch up everyday home objects, mummify them! Perhaps you can mummify your front door or doors in your apartment. Get the tutorial HERE from East Coast Creative. Or, buy a pumpkin or a fall planter and turn it into a mummy. There are plenty of ways to get creative. All you need is some white crepe paper, adhesive putty, scissors, and of course, googly eyes!

Spooky Spider Decor

Do you know any arachnophobes? Give them a fright with some spider decor! Hang cobwebs in unique places around your apartment. Or, try this unique craft HERE that will transform your ordinary lampshade into a subtle, spider’s web!

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Pretty Pumpkins

A simple and fun way to decorate your home for Halloween is with pumpkins! There are so many ways to switch it up, so feel free to get creative. Whether you’re going for a particular theme or color scheme, decorate your pumpkins just how you like them. Try making these adorable Ghost Gourds or these simple and trendy Paint Pen Pattern Pumpkins. Not only will you have fun getting crafty and creative, but the result is a unique decorative piece perfect for Halloween!

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Set the Mood with Lighting

Nothing says spooky like a candlelit room. In fact, there are plenty of DIY Halloween candles that will create the perfect Halloween atmosphere in your apartment. Try this DIY craft HERE to create creepy, black candles using paper towel rolls! Or, make these unique candleholders out of glass bottles for an antique, haunting look. Light your candles and set the mood!

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Get a Little Batty

Keep it simple and chic with this unique idea by Lovely Indeed. All you need is black card stock, a printable template, and scissors! Then, hang up bats wherever you see fit. Make them different sizes to create a dynamic look. Hang them up on the wall in your living room or on the bathroom mirror — wherever you want to get into the spirit!

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There are plenty of ways to go about decorating your apartment for Halloween. Whether you want to keep it all at the front door or bring the fun inside your apartment, it’s time to get creative! Happy decorating!

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