DIY Halloween Movie Quote Doormat

This custom painted doormat craft is perfect for Halloween!

DIY Halloween Movie Quote Doormat
DIY Halloween Movie Quote Doormat
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This DIY Halloween Movie Quote Doormat will help you spread a little spooky season cheer to anyone who knocks on your door. This fun DIY painting project takes a plain old doormat and turns it into a fun piece of holiday decor that speaks for itself! You can choose any Halloween or horror movie you want, making this doormat custom to you. This project is great if you have a neighborhood with a lot of trick-or-treaters, because the little ones will really get a kick out of your festive doormat.

Time to CompleteIn an evening

Main MaterialPaint

Primary TechniqueHome Decor


Project TypeMake a Project

Materials List

  • Tulip® ColorShot Outdoor Upholstery Spray
  • Doormat
  • Freezer paper
  • Masking tape
  • Pencil
  • Craft knife
  • Optional: Aleene's® Repositionable Tacky Spray


  1. Draw or trace desired design onto large piece of freezer paper.

  2. Use craft knife to cut out design and create stencil.

  3. Lay stencil on mat in desired position and use tape to mask all areas not to be painted to prevent overspray. Tip:  Use Aleene’s® Repositionable Tacky Spray to temporarily adhere stencil to mat.

  4. Apply Outdoor COLORSHOT spray to open areas of stencil. Apply several light coats, allowing each to dry before applying the next.

  5. Remove stencil from mat to reveal design.

  6. Place it on your doorstep and get ready for some Fright Night fun!

What's YOUR favorite Halloween movie? Share with us in the comments!!

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