19 Wickedly Fun Witch Decor Ideas for a Spooky Halloween

brown wood sign with a white witch painted on it, sitting on a white mantel
Photo: Jay Wilde

These fun witch decor ideas will cast a spell on your home—both inside and out—this Halloween. We have creative ideas for spooky Halloween witch decorations and crafts you can put up today.

01 of 19

Painted Witch Silhouette

brown wood sign with a white witch painted on it, sitting on a white mantel
Jay Wilde

This farmhouse decor craft can be the center of your Halloween mantle this season. Trace a witch silhouette onto a large sheet of newspaper or book pages that have been glued together. Cut out the shape and use decoupage to attach it to a large piece of stained or reclaimed wood, then accessorize with white pumpkins and whitewashed wood pieces.

02 of 19

Broom Parking Station

Buffalo check pumpkin decor, rustic Halloween decor
Anthony Masterson

Every witch needs a place to leave her broom! Gather twigs and sticks from the yard to make your witch brooms, then display them alongside your other front porch decorations with a clever sign.

03 of 19

A Warning Sign

witch crashed into roof halloween decor
Jason Donnelly

Showcase your sense of humor with this quirky rooftop display. Get creative and stage your own crash landing with a wig, hat, and striped tights. Plus, you'll get props for displaying this helpful PSA in the neighborhood.

04 of 19

Creative Countertop

counter halloween crow and pumpkin decor
Jay Wilde

Not every Halloween decoration has to be larger than life. Turn any fall kitchen display into a Halloween look with mini witch hats. Place them on everyday items like the sugar bowl or a scented candle for a spooky look.

05 of 19

Flying Witch Decoration

outdoor witch tree decoration
Jason Donnelly

Distracted drivers often end up a little off course. If you have a tree in your front yard, this snafu could work to your advantage in attracting trick-or-treaters. Tuck swimming pool foam noodles into the arms and legs of a black long-sleeved shirt and striped tights, then fasten the assembly to your tree. Attach a cape, wig, and hat, and finish with a pair of black pumps. We tied the entire thing to a tree using clear fishing line.

06 of 19

Bewitching Centerpiece

halloween decor table setting
Brie Williams

Whether you're hosting a Halloween party or whipping up sweet fall treats for the family, add festive fun with this witch hat decoration. Simply place a witch's hat on a pumpkin, and voila! Easiest table decoration ever.

Editor's Tip: Stuff the hat with tissue paper, pillow stuffing, or newspaper so the hat doesn't flop over or blow away.

07 of 19

Boil Up Something Sweet

candy cauldrons and sign
Jason Donnelly

Trade your sinister witchy decor for something wholesome with these candy-filled cauldrons. Create a simple sign complete with your favorite witch pun. Regardless of age, all of your guests will enjoy this cheeky offering.

08 of 19

Witch Legs Halloween Urn

upside-down witch's legs in urn
Bob Greenspan

This witch made a crash landing into your Halloween front porch decor! To make the witch legs decoration, dress bendable mannequin legs in striped stockings and buckled shoes. Then, place the legs upside down in a tall urn filled with moss.

09 of 19

Witch Stockings Fireplace Decoration

witch stocking in white fireplace
Brie Williams

Make it appear that an unlucky witch has gotten stuck in your chimney with this wickedly fun fireplace decoration.

  1. Give striped socks an aged look by dipping them in a plastic tub filled with black tea; wring out and let dry.
  2. Cut black felt into squares for patches; sew patches onto the socks. Stuff the socks with fiberfill, and insert them into black shoes from a witch costume.
  3. Using a tapestry needle and embroidery thread, sew the shoes to the socks, stitching along the entire edge of the shoe.
  4. Duct-tape the socks to the inside of the firebox so the legs dangle down, or tie each sock to a tension rod and install it in the firebox.
10 of 19

Witch Hat Check Stand

witch hat check stand
Brie Williams

Set up a stand for witches to check their hats as a bewitching Halloween party decoration.

  1. Download the hat check sign and claim-check tags, print them onto cream cardstock, and cut out.
  2. Place the sign in a 5x7-inch black frame.
  3. Punch holes in claim-check tags, and attach them to witch hat brims using safety pins.
  4. Display the sign and tagged hats in your entryway on an old metal gate, freestanding coat rack, staircase, or closet door (use removable adhesive hooks).
11 of 19

Witch Parking Porch Decoration

witch parking entry mat
Kathryn Gamble Lozier

Give witches a place to park their brooms with this designated Halloween door decoration. Embellish a plain doormat with large adhesive letters, and fill a galvanized bucket with a few brooms. Wrap orange and black tape around the handles to give the brooms a wicked accent.

12 of 19

School Time Surprise

pencil broomsticks halloween decor
Marty Baldwin

Give your little one a ghoulish gift with mini witch broomsticks. Surround the bottom of a pencil with burlap and use twine or ribbon to secure it in place. Use scissors to fringe the ends of the burlap to replicate the bristles of a broom.

Editor's Tip: You could also use these in place of candy when you answer the door for trick-or-treaters.

13 of 19

Witchy Door Display

orange witch hat with flowers door decor
Jay Wilde

Witch decor ideas for doors that are stylish, not scary, are difficult to come by. Luckily, we have the perfect solution. This adorable door decoration stuffs festive fall mums in a witch-hat-shape container.

To get the look:

  1. Halve a papier-mache witch hat, then trace the cone part of the hat onto cardboard.
  2. Cut out, fold, and hot-glue onto the halved hat.
  3. Paint all pieces with orange paint.
  4. Once dry, place a piece of florists foam in the hat's opening. Fill with silk flowers.
14 of 19

Topsy-Turvy Witch Cupcake Toppers

witch cupcake decor
Brie Williams

Add our pointy witch legs decorations to Halloween cupcakes for some party fun.

  1. Download our witch shoe pattern and print it onto cream cardstock; cut out.
  2. Using white chalk, trace the shoe patterns onto black cardstock; cut out.
  3. Cut striped straws into 2-1/4-inch lengths. Cut a tiny slit in each straw, and insert the shoe cutouts into the slits, making a pair of witch legs for each cupcake.
15 of 19

Witch Silhouette Drink Bottles

witch silhouette green drink bottles paper straws
Brie Williams

Give plain glass jars and bottles a wicked-cool update for Halloween with these witch silhouettes, then fill them with these delicious Halloween drink recipes.

  1. Print our witch patterns onto white paper, enlarging or reducing as needed to fit your drink bottles or glasses; cut out to use as templates.
  2. Trace around the templates onto black self-sticking shelf liner; cut out.
  3. Peel off the paper backing, and adhere the silhouettes to your drink bottles.

Editor's Tip: Our patterns are free, so print as many as you like and use them to embellish other items, such as vases or decorative plates.

16 of 19

Wicked Witch Candy Containers

witch and cat candy containers
Greg Scheidemann

Witch Halloween decorations can be sweet, especially when crafted as candy containers. Make the black cat candy container to sit alongside the green-faced witch.

17 of 19

Witch in Storage

witch in storage outdoor decor
Cameron Sadeghpour

Add a little humor to your front porch with a witch who's packed up and ready for a vacation. Get the look with a pair of stuffed boots peeking from one suitcase and two outlandish green gloves dangling from a second travel bag stacked on top.

18 of 19

Witch Silhouette Lampshade

witch silhouette lamp
Bill Hopkins

If you're afraid of the dark, turning on this lamp might make matters worse. These bat and witch silhouettes will cast eerie shadows around the room when the lamp is illuminated. To craft this creepy decoration, download our free patterns, trace onto black cardstock, and cut out. Adhere to the inside of a paper lampshade with double-stick tape.

Editor's Tip: Use a low-watt bulb (60 watts) in the lamp, so the paper silhouettes do not get hot. When the silhouettes are in place, do not leave the light on for long periods.

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Flying School Decoration

outdoor witch flying school décor
Jason Donnelly

This Flying School Class may not finish without a few fines, but they'll get an A+ in acrobatic landings. Insert lengths of wood dowels in the center of foam pool noodles. Stuff the noodles into the legs of striped tights and stick them—feet up—in your bushes. Add witchy shoes pointed in several directions. A cheeky sign to recruit new students offers a witty finishing touch.

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