Amazing Halloween homes that have upped the spooky ante

Give your house a gruesome makeover this year with these inspirations we found from Instagram

Looking for some inspirational ideas to decorate your house this

With Instagram a glow with plenty of eerie pumpkins and original, though often outlandish, designs, we have collaborated our favourite picks for you.

These houses offer a great variety of festive themes for any home: whether you have a large drive, just a few steps or a second storey apartment, get creative at this fun time of year. It doesn’t have to be time-consuming, expensive or complicated, just string some spun wool, cut out a few witchy figures and give your trick-or-treaters a real thrill. You never know, your house may be on our Instagram inspo-list next year…

@fabfindsbylisa caught this simple display in Newport Beach, California. We love the skeleton welcoming guests from the second storey balcony!

Channelling the spooky pumpkin patch look, @lonewolfbklyn Instagrammed this horror-movie look in Brooklyn, New York.

Get crafty with your pumpkins like @theoxfordguide and make jack o’lanterns to illuminate your house number.

No porch? No problem! @postcards_from_nyc caught this inventive second-storey apartment display that utilises window bars.

We bet his electricity bill is high this month! @northdallashomes captures this Halloween home fit for the Griswolds.

@andrewthebaron snapped this Dr. Who themed flat in New York. Props for getting creative!

Straight out of a film-set, this witchy Beverly Hills home draws a lot of attention all-year round! Loved by @i.r.e.g.

Showing that space is not impotant, this house, Instagrammed by @ssseri_claire, simply winds cobwebs around railing.

Cut out some eerie figures like sharonsteelenj to feel like someone is watching you…

This haunted mansion hasn’t had to do enything to get a creepy ambience… @mashaliviesk

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