Cute and Classy: 10 Halloween Dorm Decor Ideas

It’s nearing the spookiest time of the year, and Halloween decorations are beginning to line the shelves – cobwebs, black cats, jack-o-lanterns, you name it. However, CFS wants you to push your creative flair to the limit with these 10 ways to spice up your dorm decorating game.

1. Quote Pumpkins


Buy some colourful plastic pumpkins and stencil in the text with acrylic or spray paint!

2. Tiny Tombstones


To make your own mini graveyard, just take an empty shot glass, add some soil, and stick in a small rock headstone. These are perfect for empty windowsills and shelves.

3. Spooky Planetarium


This decoration is a bit more difficult to make, but you just need to hollow out a pumpkin, add some greenery, and stick in a few themed paper cut-outs. Think outside the box with your creations!

4. Removable Wall Stickers


Scared of commitment? Wall stickers are easy to apply and remove, so no need to worry about paint damage. They’re also affordable, and are generally available at dollar stores or your local Walmart.

5. Artsy Nightlight


Here’s your chance to bring the full moon into your room with this lunar illuminator. They can be found in a variety of bookstores such as Barnes & Noble.

6. Themed Garlands


String together some Halloween coloured balls and hang them from your doorway or wall for an elegant and adorable decoration.

7. Tea Light Jars


Mason jars, orange/black twine, and battery powered tea lights are the ultimate classy combination. Also, you won’t have to worry about setting off the fire alarm!

8. Halloween Mugs


Head on over to or Chapters to purchase some hipster mugs that will match the rest of your decor.

9. Doormat


Make your doorway all the more interesting with an ominous but cute doormat.

10. Throw Pillow


Add to your cushion collection with some delightfully themed pillows. Black will usually match the rest of your bedding.


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