18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

Halloween decorations can really bring a spooky atmosphere to your apartment or dorm room! Here are some of the scariest decorations for you!

Halloween is just around the corner, which means Halloween decorations! It’s time to get into the decorating spirit. Just because you are away at school or live in your own apartment doesn’t mean you can’t get into the Halloween spirit. If anything, it gives you the opportunity to make your place look as spooky or as festive as you see fit. If you need any decorating ideas, we’re here to help! Here are 18 Halloween decorations to make your dorm or apartment spooky AF!

1. Creepy Cutouts

If you want to make your living room a creepy chamber, cut out some creepy shapes in the form of  jack-o-lanterns, bats, and owls. If you want something creepier cut out a hand holding a blood-dripping knife. Then attach the cutouts to the base of a candle holder with a wire. Light the candles and see the silhouettes come to life. This will add an extra spooky factor to your scary movie marathon sleepover! These are some of our favorite Halloween decorations!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

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2. Bloody Handprint Window Cling

Creep your roommates out with a bloody handprint on the bathroom mirror! All you’ll need is some wax paper, food coloring, and lots and lots of elmer’s glue! Be ready to have a red hand for a few days though. The stain could be a toughy to remove.

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

3. Spooky Spider Eggs

This one will give you the chills! Take a white stocking, fill it with some cotton or white stuffing. Then attach some creepy plastic spiders and hang from the ceiling. Remember they are plastic. If you see something moving, run!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

4. Slimy Snake Wreath

Medusa would be proud! So will Martha Stewart! All you need to make this frightening  decoration is a wreath, some toy snakes (found at any dollar store), and some black spray paint. Spray paint your wreath and let it dry. Then spray paint your snakes and let them dry. Once everything is dry, wrap the snakes around the wreath and secure them with some superglue! Spooky easy, right?

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

5. The Raven Tree

This is a simple, yet eerie decoration for the Halloween season. If you have any vases in your apartment, you can turn them into a creepy raven tree. Michael’s sells fake ravens around this time and they often have discounts. Take some branches and spray paint them black for a little ambiance. Then attach the uncannily realistic birds on the branches with some super glue. Don’t worry, it’s not really staring at you. Until he moves his head! Mwahahaha!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

6. Rats In Your Bookshelves

For this scary decorations, cut some cardboard in the shape of this creepy rodent and spray paint them black or gray. If you are feeling extra artistic, draw some faces on the shapes and give them red eyes. Place them all over your bookshelves or around your house to make some of your guests jump! Cobwebs add an extra creepy touch!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

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7. Apothecary Jars

This is an easy way to add a mysterious and unsettling feeling to your dorm or apartment kitchen. Buy some empty mason jars and follow the directions on the website to make your own labels or DIY your own frightening version. Add plastic eyeballs with water or stuff some with gummy worms to add an extra creepy factor. Label them “Worms”, Eyeballs”, and “Poison” and you’re all done!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

8. Cobwebbed Doorway

Hang some cheesecloth from your dorm room doorway and pull it down to make it look like cobwebs. Add some plastic spiderwebs for good measure and get ready for the screams as people walk in!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

9. Vigilant Flowers

Are you being watched? If you have some flowers in your apartment, add some plastic eyeballs to creep out your roommates. This is a super simple way to get into the Halloween spirit!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

10. Roaches in the Hand Soap

Being away from home and living in a dorm, sometimes keeps you from going all out in your Halloween decorating. This is why simple, creepy, decorations like these make us giddy with excitement. Plastic roaches in the hand soap will guarantee a scream from someone in your suite!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

11. Frightening Door Message

No matter how limited our decorating space is, we all have a front door. Getting into the Halloween spirit is easy by creating a frightening message for your front door. As college students most of us own laundry detergent, Use it to write your message and the great news is that it glows in the dark! Wash it right off when you are done!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

12. Severed Head in Jar

Picture this! You get up at midnight and you have a hankering for something to eat. You walk downstairs and open the fridge and what is waiting on the other side…A severed head! This is a great prank idea as well. Simply print out a flat image and stuff it in a curved jar to make the effect look real. If this isn’t frightening, I don’t know what is?

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

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13. Blood-Stained Towels

Take some food coloring and your hand to make some realistic hand prints on some towels. This will make your housemates squirm, but it’s all in the name of Halloween.

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

14. Eerie Lights

This is an easy way to add some mood lighting to your Halloween movie night. Take a mason jar, some tea lights, some cheese cloth, black and orange spray paint and put these guys together. It will add an eerie feeling to your evening that you and your friends can enjoy!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

15. Silhouette in the Hallway

If you live in an apartment, this is the perfect way to scare your roommates. Make a cardboard cutout of a person and spray paint it black. Put it at the end of the hallway and wait until they come out of their room. They will surely jump out of their skin!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

16. Bats In Your Lampshade

Cut some bat shapes out and gluedot them to the inside of your lampshade. When you turn on your lamp, you’ll be in for their scary silhouette! This makes for one of the greatest Halloween decorations!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

17.Pumpkins Of Course!

What better way to get your apartment or dorm ready for the Halloween spirit than with some creepy, carved, pumpkins as Halloween decorations. You can carve a scary-faced Jack-o-lantern or decorate one after your favorite, frightening , show. Can anyone say Stranger Things?

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

18.Decorate Your “Welcome” Mat

Fangs? Bats? You name it! Give your “Welcome” mat the Halloween treatment and greet them with a ghoulish mat. A simple decoration that will make your home feel in the Halloween spirit, its bound to get your guests feeling like Halloween is greeting them with open arms. This is one of the best Halloween decorations!

18 Halloween Decorations To Make Your Dorm/Apartment Spooky AF

Which of these Halloween decorations are you going to try this Halloween season? Comment below!
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