Here are some scary lawn ghosts for Halloween ideas that match with every theme perfectly. With a few additions, you’ll have a terrifying lawn in no time.
Lawn Ghosts for Halloween
1. Hauntingly Sweet Circle of Ghosts
Don’t have a big budget for Halloween decoration? No worries, this sweet circle of ghosts is inexpensive and haunts the people who walk by the lawn. Grab some large styrofoam balls, white cotton fabric, rebar, and white yarn to complete this DIY.
2. DIY Scrap Wood Ghosts Decorations
Made with plywood, brad nailer, and paint, these DIY scrap wood ghosts will be a great addition to your spooky Halloween lawn decor.
3. Scary Hanging Tin Can Ghost
Upcycle the large tin cans into adorable hanging lawn ghosts with a few household items and this easy DIY.
4. Ghost Leaf Bags
A bunch of ghost leaf bags placed near the graveyard decor will give your lawn a spooktacular effect. White garbage bags and dried leaves are all you need to complete this DIY.
5. Glowing Ghost Lawn Decor
To make this ghoulish ghost, first, make a body frame using PVC pipes. Install a black foam head on the structure and insert the blue LED’s from its back. Zip tied the black fabric from shoulder to legs, then drape over the white cheesecloth. Lastly, all you need a pair of gloves to complete the ominous look.
For this craft, you will need a lot of chicken wire ghosts that resembles the bodily figures. Then, cover them with black fabric from top to bottom. Drape some cheap drop cloths over the ghosts and attach the gloves. Place them strategically around the lawn to creep the people.
7. Chicken Wire Ghost
Use chicken wire to create a life-sized ghost and feature it on your lawn to show off your creativity while also scaring people. You might even paint it with glow in the dark paint to make it stand out at night.
8. DIY Lamp Post Ghost
Turn your mediocre lamp post into an eerie ghost to bring to you the Halloween feel. Prepare this lamp post ghost to scare the guests and even the passerby.
9. Menacing Molly
A girl with a sinister-looking face, pale skin, and sharp teeth, playing on her swing scares the living daylights off of your guests. You can purchase this spooky animatronic from here.
10. Spooky Glowing Ghost Decor
Scare your loved ones by making these spooky glowing ghost decor. Take the help of a professional or a family member if you’re not familiar with glass DIYs.
11. Halloween Ghost Lantern
A scary and unwelcoming ghost lantern is a perfect Halloween lawn decor. Since it uses a milk jug, it could be your way to decor for Halloween while creating zero-waste.
12. DIY Halloween Floating Ghosts
This zero-waste Halloween lawn decor idea is customizable with fabric and some trash. It’s an excellent idea to decor your lawn in a minimalist fashion.
13. Halloween Ghost Glow Balloons Decor
Add a creepy touch to your lawn with this Halloween ghost glow balloons that are cheap and super easy to make.
14. Tomato Cage Ghost
Looking for a last-minute Halloween lawn decor idea? Give a shot to this tomato cage ghost that emits the Halloween vibe at its best.
15. DIY 7ft Grim Reaper Halloween Decor
This Halloween, decorate your lawn with this bone-chilling 7ft tall grim reaper that makes your decor more noticeable and creepy.
16. Wooden Halloween Ghosts
If you have useless old fences, repurpose them by making a couple of ghastly wooden Halloween ghosts. It’s a great idea to celebrate the Halloween vibe while staying under the budget by going zero-waste.
17. Cute Halloween Ghosts
Keep your lawn decor less scary and kids friendly by hanging these cute little ghosts with pretty eyes. This is an exceptional idea for the soft-hearted ones!
18. Giant Inflatable Ghost Lawn Decor
Startle your neighbors with this super creepy, color-changing, giant inflatable that will fill up your lawn with Halloween vibes. You can buy this giant inflatable ghost from here.
19. Life-Size Halloween Ghost
Make the best use of your lawn space with this hair-raising life-size Halloween ghost made out of cheesecloth. Placed it around the tree to amp up your outside decor.
Stands out both during the day and night, these adorable illuminated ghost garlands are surely going to attract a lot of eyeballs.
Hang a bunch of these fabric ghosts from a large tree on your lawn to create a frightening aura near it. Learn how to make these ghosts here.
Add a spooky ambiance to your lawn with these funny and ominous cheesecloth ghosts. You can add a face to these ghosts for a more personalized look.
23. Packing Tape Ghost Hand Decor
A Ghost hand rising from the lawn ground sounds creepy and disturbing and might even startle people who trip on it accidentally.
24. Trash Bag Ghost
Recycle trash bags to create a set of ghosts to be featured on your lawn’s front side. These ghosts will welcome your guests with a Halloween feel without costing you much.
25. Paper Mache Ghost
Wish to make a spooky statement without spending much time or energy? Try this paper mache ghost DIY and hang it on the trees or other suitable places.
26. Ghost Bride Halloween Decor
Create a nerve-racking experience for your guests by decorating your lawn with this eerie ghost bride. You can opt to create a ghost groom to stand next to the bride and make them welcome your guests!
27. Spooky Ghost Maidens
These bewitching ghost maidens arranged on the lawn are ready to shock unsuspecting visitors. They will go well with a ghost bride and groom decor.
28. Disney’s The Haunted Mansion‘s Hitchhiking Ghosts
Inspired by Disney’s The haunted mansion, these ominous hitchhiking ghosts will definitely creep out the people and make your lawn Halloween decor memorable.
29. Packing Tape Ghost Babies
Create a set of ghost babies crawling on a tree’s branch and make the setting frightful and unique with minimum efforts. Also, you can DIY ghost parents and place them below the tree as if they’re watching on their kids.
30. Skeleton Ghost Lawn Decor
Dress a skeleton in a white cloth and place it on your lawn. Next, decorate a bunch of fall leaves and branches behind it to give it a satan-like look.