Halloween is a time for fun, tricks, and treats—and what better way to bring the spirit of the season into the home than through spooktacular decorations—because getting dressed up on the 31st is just part of the fun. Whether you're hosting a Halloween party or just getting into the spirit of spooky—decorating your home can be creative and easy. With ideas like swapping out your pillows for more orange-hued numbers or adding stuff like scary window decals, you'll be able to give your home a seasonal touch and let the neighborhood know you mean business when it comes to welcoming trick or treaters.
Here, we highlight the best Halloween decorations you can incorporate into your home. So whether you're more in to ghostly and scary or sweet and autumnal-themed, we've got you covered on what you should be adding to your shopping cart today.
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Best Pillows: Craft Outlet Halloween Throw Pillow Set
Swapping out your everyday pillows for something more seasonal can make a big impact, and these Halloween throw pillows will transform your home in an instant. Position them in your living room, or use them as a festive accent in your kitchen. No matter where you decide to put them, these pillows will provide the seasonal touch that your house needs.
These burlap pillows are intricately embroidered with a witch and a haunted house, using black stitching and bright orange accents against a neutral background. Users across the board praise this pillow set for its durability, adorable design, and quick delivery. Use these festive pillows to add a pop of Halloween magic to any room in your house!
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Best Dish Towels: DII Cotton Halloween Holiday Dish Towels
If you want to do the bare minimum when it comes to decorating this Halloween, then consider getting a set of dishtowels to use in your kitchen for just a hint of trick. This three-pack features a skeleton face, cat eyes and a pumpkin cat print that reads "when black cats prowl and pumpkins gleam, may luck be yours on Halloween."
Made from 100 percent cotton and measuring 18" x 28", these dishtowels will wash up nicely in cold water and last for seasons to come with their great durability. With such a great price, these also make a great gift paired with a bottle of wine or even as a favor if you are hosting your own party.
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Best Window Decor: Bloody Handprint Window Clings Wall
Show a bit of your spooky side with bloody handprint window clings that easily adhere to any smooth surface, including mirrors, fridges and even floors. This 56-piece set will delight (or possibly scare off!) trick or treaters with it's nod to a haunted house inside.
What's great about these is they are reusable and don't use adhesive (no sticky mess), so they can be used year after year. The set has 28 bloody hand prints and 28 blood splatters, which gives you plenty to decorate the whole house.
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Best Glasses: Classic Glass Beer Draft Mug
Beer has never been so spooky with these skeleton shaped glasses that will delight brew, soda or even water drinkers. Great for entertaining purposes, consider filling these with a bold hued drink (perhaps a dark red sangria) or throw a glow stick in there with a light colored drink to give off a ghostly glow. You can also fill these with Halloween treats such as candy corns to leave around the house for family members to snack on.
The set includes four 18-ounce glasses that have a sturdy handle, making them great for your morning coffee or perhaps a witches brew. They're made from 100 percent glass, so they'll hold up over time. And you may become so attached to these that you won't put them away come November 1st.Continue to 5 of 10 below.
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Best Candleholders: Jack O'Lantern Galvanized Candleholders
The frighteningly fabulous Jack O'Lantern Galvanized Candleholders from Pottery Barn will truly add to your home’s spooky ambiance this Halloween season. Made of sturdy, galvanized metal, these stylish yet scary candleholders are each finished with a glossy patina along the rim and can be used outdoors—although they’re not recommended for use in the pool area. These candleholders radiate an eerie glow into the night air and look equally lovely on your porch as they do on an outdoor table or strung along a garden pathway. Reviewers love that these candleholders can also be easily cleaned using a soft, dry cloth. Spooky meets chic in the Jack O’Lantern Galvanized Candleholders.
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Best Mantle Accessory: Cobweb Fireplace Scarf
Your fireplace mantle is screaming for some Halloween decorations and this spider web lace overlay couldn't be an easier way to dress it up in an instant. Lay the scarf onto your mantle and add touches (such as spooky branches in a vase or orange votives to help light it up). This adornment can be dressed up super scary or more dark and stylish to suit your creative desires.
This piece measures 18" x 96", so it should fit most mantles. If you have a lot of overhang, no need to worry, draping this on the sides gives it a more ominous vibe. Don't have a fireplace? You can use this on a buffet for when you are hosting your Halloween party or drape it over a door for a creepy accent. The possibilities are endless with this, so we suggest buying more than one to use throughout the home.
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Best Indoor/Outdoor Option: Vela Lanterns
Made of black metal and orange glass, these Moroccan lanterns give off a moody light that can be displayed year-round. Get three to light up your fireplace, use them outdoors to illuminate a path for trick or treaters or even hang them — the ideas are endless. And besides orange you can also mix and match them with other colors such as blue, yellow or green for a customizable lightscape.
To light these up, you can use votive or pillar candles or even battery-operated candles if you don't want to use open fire. Measuring 11.5" tall, they aren't too small or too big and can fit in a variety of scenarios.
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Best Skull: Readaeer Life Size Replica Realistic Human Skull Head Bone
Who knew a human skull could be so versatile? Put this in the center of your dinning room table, add it to the vanity in your bathroom, or just place in an empty corner in your kitchen — this skull is a must for your Halloween decorating arsenal.
Made of resin which gives it some weight, this 8" x 5.5" x 6" skull looks like the real thing leaving some wondering where did you get it from?Continue to 9 of 10 below.
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Best Tabletop Decor: 19 in. Candelabra with 3 LED-illuminated Tapered Candles
The perfectly gothic touch to get you in the Halloween spirit, Home Depot’s 3 LED-Illuminated Candelabra with Tapered Candles has a classic “haunted house” look that your family members and guests are bound to love. Made from sturdy polyresin and finished with shining pewter, the 3-candle candelabra is specifically designed to look and feel like a prop from a horror film. Reviewers praise this candelabra for being a “fun addition” to their Halloween dining decor, citing the “eerie flicker” of the bulbs as a special touch. Whether you’re throwing a festive party or just decorating your home for the Halloween holidays, this candelabra is a ghoulishly perfect piece.
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Best Pumpkins: Designer Floral Pumpkins
For those prefer a more elegant look during the Halloween season, these floral pumpkins are simply exquisite. Boasting bright jewel tones and intricate floral artwork, and topped with a gleaming golden stem, the Designer Floral Pumpkins add a splash of color and class to any home. Since these pumpkins are crafted from durable 100% polyresin, you can expect them to last year after year. Best of all, thanks to their pastel color palette and cheery printed flowers, the Designer Floral Pumpkins look right at home in any season.