The best DIY Halloween Bathroom Decorations and pranks for 2020.
The most unsuspecting place to get a good scare out of people is the bathroom. The cruelest part about it is they HAVE to use it and the more scared they get the more they need to use it!
Here are the best, easiest, yet most effective DIY Halloween bathroom decorations that will literally scare the crap out of your guests in the bathroom. Many use dollar store items and take only minutes to do.
Fear is nature’s laxative, there will be no constipation. It will make room for more treats!
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Halloween Bloody Bathroom Decor Ideas
Create a bloody murder scene in your bathroom. The best part about this decor is you can go as light or heavy as you want: subtle, or literally an all out blood bath.
This is so easy to DIY or purchase bloody items off of Amazon for under $10.
If you want to be really cruel you can also dim the lights of your bathroom by removing some bulbs or replacing them with a blacklight bulb (get it here).
Below are various ways to bloody up your toilet, bathtub/shower, and mirror.
Use dollar store red lipstick to write a bone chilling message under the toilet seat or lid that’ll be sure to make guests pee a little faster.
To maximize the scare factor you can put limbs hanging out from your toilet. You can find the limb here or at the Dollar store and the non staining pool dye here. Put it in the bowl for a bloody flush (try food coloring for a DIY option).
For bloody hand prints you can either color Karo syrup with red food coloring or buy fake bloody print stickers.
To really drive the dagger home, put the murder in the bathroom too! Make the ultimate scare-the-sh*t-out-of-them toilet by turning it into your favorite slasher character. Get the look HERE
Imagine how creepy it would feel to sit or stand in front of the throne with that behind you…
You could also put the murderer facing the toilet infront of your shower or tub so when men are doing their business they feel someone looking over their shoulder.
Recreate this look by using a coat rack, DIY PVC pipe dummy, or a sewing form, draped with a long dress or old costume, a mask, and cheap wig. You can use gloves and old shoes for the hands and feet.
This would go especially well with the phrase “Watch Your Back” written under the toilet seat.
Recreate this look with a PVC pipe or wire form.
And when they go to wipe…
How cruel you make this is up to you. You can either put the toilet paper behind them in plain view or you can make them hunt for it.
Bloody Shower and Bath Tub
Create a bloody scene in your bath tub or shower to tie in the whole theme.
Whether you have only a shower, a bath tub, or both, you can create the perfect scene.
They sell various limbs at dollar stores or Amazon such as feet, hands, heads and arms that you can bloody up and affix to the side of the tub.
Put an old mask and a wig on a balloon for a floating head.
Use a dollar store bath mat, piece of cloth, small hand towel, or placemat for the bathroom floor.
For the shower, an old bed sheet, dollar store, or Amazon shower curtain will do.
Put lights and/or a cardboard cutout or sticker of your favorite psychopath behind the blood stained curtain for a creepy glow.
The blood on the bathmat and shower curtain can even be done with acrylic paint or food coloring.
For blood on the walls you can use:
- Karo syrup with red food coloring
- an easy peel off Elmer’s glue method
- buy fake blood online or at your local Halloween store
- OR buy bloody hand stickers here
Fake blood is also available on Wish.com for under $2 shipping included.
A word of caution for those that have never shopped on wish.com, orders can take up to a month to arrive so be sure to read product reviews and check estimated arrival times.
If you don’t have a bathtub just stuff a garbage bag and duct tape a neck, waist, and feet.
To get really realistic place a pair of fake feet or shoes hanging out of the bottom of the trash bag.
Don’t forget the towels!
If they didn’t forget to wash their hands, they’ll be sure to see this when they need to dry their hands.
Easy to accomplish with acrylic paint you can find at most dollar stores. Just make sure not to use your good towels.
Bloody Mirror Message
You can use dollar store lipstick to write a creepy message on the mirror.
- Harry Potter quotes
- Bloody Mary
- and Candy Man
Buggy Bathroom Decor Ideas
There is nothing more scary than a real life fear, and for a lot of people that’s bugs.
Here are the best and easiest yet most effective ways to give guests the creepy crawlies and cut bathroom time in half.
You can buy most of these items at the dollar store or on Amazon.
For arachnaphobics a bag of plastic spiders and some dollar store webs may be all it takes.
Make it a full blown invasion by adding a larger spider to your webs.
For a spider egg sack, blow up a white balloon and stick a glow stick in it. Your bathroom will be epic!
Its not what you use but where you place it! The easiest, and cheapest ways to make your bathroom spooky are also the most effective.
Sometimes all it takes are just a few items around the house or from the dollar store. Just slide old gloves over each toilet paper holder, or slide a dollar store skull over your bathroom faucet.
Print out a spooky, funny, or even humiliating graphic and or text and place it under the lid of your toilet. Some ideas for texts: “Are you cold?” “I see you.” “What a pretty little package”. You also can’t go wrong with a simple laughing face.
By replacing or unscrewing your regular light bulbs you can easily create a spooky ambiance in your bathroom that heightens the senses. Here are the best lighting ideas to set the stage.
Replacing light bulbs with black lights can transform your bathroom decorations from pee in the pants to Hershey squirts scary. To make toilet water look radio activ you can purchase black light pool dye on Amazon.
Take out your bulbs and pull out your Christmas string lights! Reducing the presence of light will make your decorations more real and guests imagination take over.
Spooky Ghost Girl
Blame it on movies like The Exorcist and the Ring for making little girls spooky. Putting a doll in your bathroom may be all you need.
You can also hang ghosts and other spooky figures from the ceiling. The possibilities are endless.
Figures are easy enough to make yourself. Harry Potter fans can even make a dementor. Potter fans will definitely end up holding it in instead.
Cardboard Cut Outs
Whether you use an old box or buy one, a cardboard cut out can be used numerous ways and in many places. You can even hang clothes on them.
Nothing sends chills up a person’s spine more than an unexpected scare — and this creepy invader peeping out from the attic is definitely unexpected.
Take out that terrifying old mask, and put it in the opening of your air vent or attic.
Attach the mask to the end of a spatula (or something similar), and use a bag of sand or duct tape to hold down the other end of the spatula.
This simple scare tactic will leave any person who comes over with that unsettling feeling that they’ve got an extra set of eyes on them… because they do.
Skeleton and Creepy Figures
You can go as cheap or elaborate as you want with either a dollar store skeleton or a life sized mannequin.
Whether it’s a skeleton or a mannequin, both will creep out guests.
Be prepared to have pictures of your bathroom blowing up instagram…your bathroom will be a hit with guests.
That concludes our ultimate guide to the best Halloween decorations for your bathroom that’ll scare the crap out of your guests.
Keep your bathroom line moving, your guests talking, you laughing, and everyone remembering with these fun ideas. We’d love to hear how they worked out. Don’t forget to post your pictures on Pinterest!