Creepy, Cool & Creative Scarecrow Ideas

We've found 10 of the craftiest. craziest scarecrows that have been propped up proudly in front yards across the country. Get some inspiration for your Halloween decor from these creative scarecrow ideas!

Some are funny. Some are really funny. And others are totally creepy. Which is your favorite?


  • While this first scarecrow won't do much to scare people away, it will give the whole neighborhood a good laugh if you recreate it on your front lawn.

    Image via Tex Global Blog

  • A creepy cool scarecrow inspired by the famous painting The Scream by Edvard Munch will make any passerby look twice - then probably run in fright.

    Image via BlueRidgeBlog.com

  • Elvis has left the building! And he's standing out back scaring away some birds. We're not sure the crows would be scared away from this creative Elvis scarecrow, but he'd make for one fun Halloween decoration for the front lawn.

    Image via The Commercial Appeal

  • Our next creative scarecrow idea is made completely of wine corks - imagine how many bottles of wine you'd have to drink to make a version of Corky for your place. It's a challenge, but one we wouldn't shirk from.

    Image via Flickr

  • Even the scarecrow version of Marie Antoinette can't escape the guillotine. This clever and creative scarecrow design spotted at the Atlanta Botanical Gardens is one we'd love to see in person.

    Image via Atlanta About.com

  • It's alive! How awesome is this Halloween scarecrow design featuring the infamous Dr. Frankenstein and his creature?

    Image via Ghost Study

  • A recreation of the popular shot of NYC men eating lunch on an iron beam at a stomach-churning height, this scarecrow display is one of the most creative we've come across.

    Image via IReyRoad.com

  • The whole point of a scarecrow is to scare away crows, right? Wrong. The unintimidating scarecrow from Oz debumked that idea years ago, so we're fine adding this dreamy and creative Michaelangelo scarecrow to our round up!

    Image via Huntsville

  • No one said a scarecrow had to be inspired by a man or woman. This colossal scarecrow brings the ice age back to the farm in the form of a wooly mammoth.

  • And that notion of inspiration extends to the extraterrestrial. Check out this creepy cool scarecrow we found!

    Image via Grumpy Old Limey

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