Spooky Christmas 101: 7 Halloween Christmas Tree Ideas

With the crisp chill in the air, the leaves are beginning to turn and fall to the ground, and Halloween is right around the corner and we think the line can blend a bit between holidays. A Christmas tree is iconically Christmas, however, Halloween can borrow the tree for its own seasonal decorating! Whether you own an artificial Christmas tree or invest in a black full-size or tabletop tree, Old World Christmas not only has the ornaments for it but ideas on how to decorate it with seven different Halloween themes. Welcome to the world of Spooky Christmas, where Halloween meets the holiday season in a spine-tingling fusion of fun and festivities. Here are seven eerie Halloween Christmas tree ideas to transform your home into a haunted autumn wonderland.

1.  The Wicked Witch Tree

Drape your tree in eerie shades of green and black tulle, reminiscent of a wicked witch's attire. Adorn it with miniature broomsticks, cauldrons, and witch hats. Top it off with a pointy hat tree topper for that ultimate witchy vibe.

2.  Pumpkin Patch Perfection

Combine the warmth of Christmas with the charm of a pumpkin patch. Adorn your tree in shades of orange and gold. Decorate it with miniature pumpkins, bats, and spiders. Incorporate twinkling fairy lights to capture the magical ambiance of a moonlit pumpkin patch.

3.  Ghoulish Ghost Tree

Turn your Christmas tree into a haven for friendly ghosts. Drape your tree with white sheets or gauzy fabric to create the illusion of floating apparitions. Add ghostly faces and glowing eyes to the fabric. Complete the look with silver and white ornaments, resembling ghostly orbs.


4.  Vampire's Lair

Embrace the elegance of the undead by transforming your tree into a vampire's lair. Opt for deep red and black decorations, including velvet ribbons and silk roses. Incorporate miniature coffin ornaments and vampire fangs for a touch of macabre sophistication. Crown your tree with a regal black and red velvet tree topper.

5.  Enchanted Forest of Spiders

Infuse your tree with the mysterious charm of an enchanted spider forest. Decorate it with delicate spiderweb garlands, glittering spiders, and jewel-toned ornaments. Incorporate deep purple, black, and silver hues to create a bewitching atmosphere. Add spiderweb-patterned ribbons for an extra eerie touch.

6.  Zombie Wonderland

Transform your Christmas tree into a post-apocalyptic wonderland with a zombie theme. Use shades of decaying green and gray for your tree's base. Add zombie-themed ornaments like severed limbs, eyeballs, and biohazard symbols. Top it with a brain-shaped tree topper and watch your tree come to life, or, well, un-life!

7.  Classic Movie Monsters

Pay homage to iconic horror movie monsters by creating a tree inspired by Dracula, Frankenstein, the Mummy, and other classic creatures. Use a variety of colors, including deep green, blood red, and eerie purple. Adorn your tree with miniature figurines or ornaments representing these legendary monsters. Top it with a glowing full moon to complete the cinematic ambiance.

Incorporate these spooky Christmas tree ideas into your holiday decor, and you'll have a celebration that's both festive and frightful. Spooky Christmas not only brings a unique twist to your holiday traditions but also creates lasting memories for your family and friends. So, go ahead and embrace the spirit of the season, whether it's jingle bells or eerie spells - after all, ’tis the season to be spooky!

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Written by

Rachael Mitchell

Rachael Mitchell is a freelance writer based in Seattle, Washington, and has over 15 years of writing experience. She’d never be able to pick just one favorite ornament, but narrowed it down to the S’more and Tennis Ball. She always looks forward to s’mores in the summer with friends and family adding gourmet ingredients, and played 4 years of college tennis in the mid-west.

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Maybe give us a Warewolf bust and a Victorian Count Dracula!

Susan Barnhardt

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