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If you love Halloween, don’t let your small space keep you from celebrating. Apartment or not, there are plenty of ways to deck out your bedroom, living room, doors, and balcony. Make every day feel like the 31st with a few of our apartment-friendly decor ideas.  

Halloween Apartment Decorating Ideas 

Decorating your apartment for Halloween is always a fun way to spend the afternoon. Whether you prefer elaborate decorations or inexpensive DIY projects to enliven the room, you can find options that suit your interest almost anywhere. From party supply stores to local thrift shops to your neighborhood grocery store, many places can help spark your creativity.  Here are a few ideas to get you started: 

  • Witch hats from the ceiling: Using transparent string or fishing line, pop the string through the top of the hat and hang it from the ceiling using command tape. You may even consider using multiple hats to make a chandelier-like masterpiece.  
  • Halloween stickers on the window: This is a super-easy way to make a big impact! All you need to do is get creative with Halloween inspired stickers and add them to your windows. 
  • Halloween tablecloth: Spice up your dining or living room by switching out your regular tablecloths with a Halloween themed one. You could even take it up a notch by adding a set of antique candlesticks or creating a pumpkin centerpiece.   
  • Spider webs: Spider webs are everyone’s favorite go-to. Stretch cotton batting across your mantel or foliage to give it an eerie look. Elevate the look by arranging it with fake spiders on the web to give it the special touch. 

Halloween Apartment Door Decorations 

Decking out your door is one of the simplest Halloween apartment decorating ideas and is especially helpful if you look forward to seeing trick or treaters. You can even take the outdoor decor inside and create a Halloween ambiance that follows you from room to room. Below are some easy DIY’s that’ll be sure to inspire you. 

  • Cation tape: Wrapping your doors with cation tape is an easy yet very effective decorating idea. You can even throw in an “Enter If You Dare” or “Beware” sign to make it extra spooky.  
  • Skeletons and broomsticks: Adding life-size skeletons next to your door or mounting broomsticks to get a spooky Halloween feel.  
  • The mummy effect: You likely already have toilet paper around the house. Use this to wrap around your door to create a mummy effect.  
  • Bats: Another great and inexpensive DIY is using black construction paper to cut out bats of all sizes and tape them to your door. 

Halloween Balcony Decor 

Have a balcony? If your apartment has a balcony, it has all the decorating potential of a small front yard. From jack-o-lanterns to painted pumpkins to twinkly lights, you can get as creative as you’d like. However, unpredictable weather can make decorating exteriors a little trickier than interiors. You may want to consider some of these Halloween decor ideas: 

  • Twinkly lights: Twinkly lights are always attention grabbers, and outdoor ones are sure to last through whatever weather comes your way. String black and orange lights any way you’d like to put a Halloween spin on a balcony decor classic.  
  •  Jack-o-lanterns: Show off your carved out pumpkins by placing battery-operated candles inside and let your neighbors admire your creativity.  
  • Halloween banners: If you prefer more endearing decor, find or DIY cute banners to hang out on your balcony. SImples sayings like “Trick Or Treat!” or “Happy Halloween!” are a perfect finishing touch.  

Decorate Your Dream Apartment  

Decorating an apartment for Halloween is always a good time– but decorating an apartment you love is even better. If you’re thinking about moving, check out our apartment communities in Lubbock! With some communities giving you the option to have a fully furnished apartment, the only decorating you’ll be tasked with is the fun kind!