Give your kitchen a frightful makeover with these clever Halloween kitchen decor ideas.
With Halloween just around the corner, it’s the perfect time to give your home a scary makeover. Whether you are planning a party, going trick-or-treating or planning a spine-chilling night in with some scary movies, your kitchen will make a perfect spot for some eerie decorations.
No matter your budget these 21 Halloween kitchen decor ideas will help you unleash your festive spirit and capture the fun, ominous side of Halloween.
Halloween kitchen decor ideas
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1. Create your own Halloween apothecary with creepy bottles
Spruce up your kitchen shelf decor with these eerie-looking bottles. Add your own creepy labels to capture the vintage apothecary style.
When Halloween is over simply peel the labels off and you’ll have some festive bottles in time for Christmas. Perfect for storing juices, cocktails or oils.
2. give your kitchen jars a Halloween makeover
If you have some jars hidden away in a kitchen cupboard why not give them a festive makeover? Drip black paint onto the exterior of the glass, wrap them in black paper or add some sinister labels. These brown jars are a perfect colour for autumn and will look great in your kitchen after Halloween.
3. Halloween-inspired kitchen textiles
Switch out your kitchen textiles for some playful, Halloween-themed tea towels. For a more classic look opt for block-coloured textiles in deep shades of oranges or black.
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4. Diy Halloween centrepieces
Make a statement in your kitchen with a bold DIY Halloween centrepiece. This striking bouquet looks stylishly sinister and makes a great kitchen table centrepiece.
Choose some black faux foliage or paint some with black stray paint. Finish the bouquet off with a pop of colour by adding some blood-red flowers.
5. A punch bowl with a twist
A themed punch bowl is a Halloween party must-have. Amplify its impact by filling it with a mysterious coloured punch and some creepy crawly sweets.
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Shock your friends by placing this sinister-looking fruit bowl on your kitchen worktop. The faux fruit makes a perfect Halloween prop. Carve a small section out of each piece and paint it black. Then add some creepy crawlies and cobwebs to up the spook factor.
7. Switch out your tableware
Switch your tableware to some in a darker colour to complement your Halloween decor.
These reddish-brown serving plates have an autumn vibe that will look great on your table throughout the season. The timeless, classic style means you’ll be bringing these out every autumn for many years to come.
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8. A kitchen full of cobwebs & creepy crawlies
Any Halloween decor wouldn’t be complete without some faux cobwebs and creepy crawlies. Go big with your cobwebs in a few areas for an impactful look.
9. Give your guests a fright with some spooky pictures
For a simple yet chilling Halloween kitchen decor idea swap your usual pictures for a creepy alternative. This is a super easy Halloween idea that will send a shiver down your spine every time you enter your kitchen.
10. rethink your kitchen table decor
Create a haunted mansion vibe by giving your kitchen table a Halloween-inspired makeover. Swap your textiles for something dark and opulent and add your DIY Halloween centrepiece and plenty of candles.
Can’t find a tablecloth that is just right? Look out for a faux fur rug like the one below. I know, a table isn’t your usual spot for a rug but it definitely makes a statement. Just ensure it is machine washable for when the inevitable spills happen.
11. decorate your kitchen with pumpkins
Any list of Halloween kitchen decor ideas wouldn’t be complete without a pumpkin or two. Style a cluster of decorative pumpkins on your worktop for a classic festive look.
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12. the kitchen shelf of horrors
There is something eerie about black, antique birdcages, especially when filled with eyeballs. Create this smart DIY Halloween decor idea with a thrift shop birdcage, a cluster of old lightbulbs and some paint.
13. A trick-or-treat corner
Halloween wouldn’t be complete without a bowl of tasty treats. Create a fun trick-or-treat corner in your kitchen and fill it with your favourite snacks.
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14. a frightful image
Get crafty and create your own spooky frame. Combine a creepy mask, old frame, mirror and the biggest fake spider you can find for a fun addition to your kitchen shelf decor.
15. Gloomy lighting
Kitchen lighting is often very bright which can diminish the scare appeal of your Halloween kitchen decor. Therefore don’t forget to incorporate some gloomy lighting into your festive decor to ensure your kitchen remains frightful.
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16. domes filled with horrors
Amplify the fear factor of your Halloween kitchen decor by filling domes with frightful creatures. For a more vintage Halloween decor try spray painting a dusting of black paint onto the glass.
17. candles & lanterns
Cast a warm yet spooky glow over your kitchen with some candles. For the greatest impact place some candles in lanterns and combine candles of various sizes.
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18. a cake no one will want to eat
Rethink your baking and whip up some desserts your guests will be dying to try. If you’d rather not bake try creating a sinister faux cake like the one below using paper-mâché, paint, a ping-pong ball and lots of cobwebs.
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19. paper bats
Sometimes the best ideas are the simplest. For a cheap Halloween decoration idea grab yourself some black paper and scissors. These simple bats are easy to create and have a big impact when displayed as a cluster on your walls.
20. draped fabric
Create a big impact with little investment of time or money by drapping net fabric around your kitchen. Drape it from your lights, around your window or use it as a tablecloth. For the greatest effect tear the fabric and flick red or black paint through it.
21. a ghostly figure
Add some ghostly figures into your kitchen with this fun yet cheap Halloween idea. Grab an inexpensive paper lampshade and have fun painting haunting faces onto them. Once they have dried drape some netted fabric over them to complete the look.