19+ Perfectly Ghoulish Dorm Room Halloween Decorations
Halloween Dorm Room Decorations to Try this Year
The autumn season starts slowly but it will quickly be upon us. With pumpkin scents and clovey aromas erupting in every store and leaves changing colors, so rings in my favorite holiday–
And I love all the activities that go with it. Like going to the pumpkin patch, getting those perfect pictures, picking up a pumpkin-spice latte, and jumping on crunchy leaves.
Even if COVID ruins the fun of trick-or-treating and fun Halloween themed parties, at least we can still have fun decorating.
In this post you’ll find dorm room halloween decorations ranging from cute to scary to help you capture a festive vibe.
Now, let’s get witchy!
10 Dorm Halloween Decorations
1. Tarot Card Tapestry
Unleash your mystical side with a cool tarot card tapestry.
Tapestries are the perfect way to redecorate for any holiday. And of course, they’re a popular staple in college dorms, too!
2. Throw Pillow Covers
These pillow covers will give your bed the spooky vibes you’ve been searching for! Place them all together or throughout your dorm for all to enjoy.
3. Flameless Candles
These candles won’t burn you, but they still add to the ambiance of a thrilling night!
These are battery operated and dorm room approved–perfect for a busy college student.
4. Scary Bat 3D Wall Stickers
A flock of removable 3D bat stickers are just what you need to transform those bland, boring walls.
5. Moon Phase Garland
Moon phase garland is the ideal wall decor for a modern boho look.
6. Eyeball LED String Lights
What dorm couldn’t use a good set of LED lights??
These eyeball string lights are spooky and adorable all at the same time. Spread them around your bookshelf or along your wall for halloween greatness!
7. Mini Decorative Pumpkins
8. Punny Party Banner
Show your sense of humor and love of puns with a fun Halloween party banner!
9. Ghost Neon Lamp
Give your college roommates the cutest fright ever with a little ghost neon lamp.
10. Horror Movie Posters
For those of you who appreciate things that go bump in the night, horror movie posters are the way to go.
Add some sinister to your halloween decorations by displaying your favorite movies!
How to Decorate Your Room for Halloween
Below are 10 styled ideas to inspire you while decorating your dorm room for Halloween.
Never underestimate the power of orange! The right tapestry paired can create the perfect atmosphere.
If a witch aesthetic is more your vibe you might try a more minimal approach like this. Tarot inspired decorations will set the mood in style.
If you don’t have the money to splurge on a seasonable duvet, it’s just as easy to work with what you’ve got!
A few ghoulish throw pillows will capture the spirit of Halloween without draining your bank account.
I love this take on dorm Halloween decorations.
The autumn leaf garland and “boo!” on the letter board are subtle, but SO cute.
Upon closer inspection, the string lights are even tiny ghosts!
You may not be able to paint the walls in your dorm (or college apartment), but you can take some style notes from this impeccably decorated corner.
Thrift stores are a goldmine for unique Halloween knick knacks to display.
Here’s proof that pink goes with everything!
Have some shelf space? Spookify your room with a few new coffee cups and a painted pumpkin.
This room is legitness–Halloween scream team to the max!
This last bedroom combines sugar, spice, and everything nice.
Final thoughts on college Halloween decorations
I hope these ideas help you strike the right balance of macabre and a love of everything Halloween! Go with your feels and get into the supernatural sentiment of the season.
So get your comfy slippers on, watch some HalloweenTown or Hocus Pocus, drink a bit of apple cider and get to decorating.
Happy Haunting! 👻
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