Halloween Door Decorations

Welcome trick-or-treaters and party guests this Halloween with front-door accents that cast just the right spell. Our ideas for wreaths, door decorations, and entryway accents are sure to give your porch spook-tastic flair for Halloween.

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4 Incredibly Cool Halloween Ideas

These must-see ideas are super fun accessories for your Halloween party. From a vampire place setting to a fresh spin on caramel apples, you'll be inspired to start creating.

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3-Step Halloween Decorations

One, two, three, done! Get ready for Halloween in no time with our easy three-step decorating ideas. Including flying bats, playful pumpkins, and scaredy black cats, these Halloween crafts will be ready in no time. Try one of our easy Halloween decorations to get your home ready for the spooky season.

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Easy No-Carve Pumpkins

Create quick no-carve Halloween pumpkins with a creative eye and some decorative tape. We share our technique!

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Creative Ideas for Halloween Party Themes

Want to host a Halloween party but aren't sure where to start? Browse our creative Halloween party themes--for both kids and adults--to get inspired by decorating ideas and delicious menus and recipes. Bonus: We have free downloads to make everything extra-easy!

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Long-Lasting Halloween Wreath

This easy-to-make Halloween wreath can be used year after year. A few cheap supplies and some creativity result in a pretty fall wreath that's ready to display on your front door all season long. See how to make it!

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Long-Lasting Halloween Decorations

Looking for sleek fall decorating ideas that last all the way through Halloween? You've come to the right spot. Our collection of eclectic autumn displays and spookily stylish Halloween decor is sure to bring a little magic to your home all season long.

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Make Valentine's Day Coasters and Place Mats

Decorate your table this Valentine's Day with hand-painted coasters and place mats shaped like hearts. Kids will love helping out with this project!

What You'll Need

  • Tracing paper, pencil, and scissors
  • Magenta crafts foam (1 large sheet makes 1 place mat and 1 coaster)
  • Checkerboard stencil
  • Acrylic paints: fuchsia, mulberry, cardinal red, and metallic gold
  • Rounded paintbrush, thin paintbrush


  1. Download the heart pattern with the link below. Enlarge and trace; cut out. (One square on the pattern equals 1 inch.)
  2. Lay place mat heart patterns and coaster pattern on one piece of foam. Trace with a pencil. Cut shapes out using scissors. Repeat process for each place setting.
  3. Lay checkerboard stencil midway down the heart and trace one row of squares with a pencil. Repeat this for each heart.
  4. Begin painting bottom of heart with fuchsia in small sweeping strokes. Paint sweeping strokes of mulberry and cardinal red. Finish with small sweeping dabs of metallic gold.
  5. Paint the checkerboard metallic gold and mulberry.
  6. Paint the top of the heart in mulberry with swirling strokes of fuchsia and cardinal red. Outline each heart with a thin line of mulberry. Let paint dry.

Download heart patterns


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