Spooky Halloween Decor for Your Home

posted: 10/17/17
by: Katie Morton

It's October! That means that All Hollows' Eve is around the corner. And for those of us who love fun decor, 'tis the season to deck your halls with bats, goblins, and ghouls--oh my! Here are our top decor suggestions to make your house Halloween-ready.

1. Batty Mantel Decor

Turn your fireplace mantel into a creepy scene with paper bats, faux gravestones, and yards of gossamer cobwebs. Add a not-so-scary skeleton and tiny skulls in apothecary glass jars to complete the look.

2. The Raven, Never More

Literature lovers will appreciate the nod to Edgar Allen Poe's classic horror tale, The Raven. Perch a silky, ebony bird on a pumpkin for a simple, stunning look. Take the Poe theme even further with Raven quote appliqu?s applied to mirrors or your front door.

3. Floating Fencepost Ghouls

Your fence post will spook trick-or-treaters when it's lined with floating ghouls. Add a life-sized monster on the porch to hold the candy bucket. This is an especially cool look for intricate, black-wrought iron fencing!

4. Quirky Witch Tablescape

If you have younger kids at home, then you probably want seasonal decor that is more sweet than spooky. Look no further than this whimsical witch tablescape. Create your own with potter's moss, sparkly craft store finds, and a rectangular wooden flower crate. Add spider-web placemats to complete the fun table setting.

5. Witchy Libations

Having an adult Halloween party? Swap your wine or cocktails for "Wool of Bat" and "Toe of Frog." Just print out colorful, fun labels and affix them to each liquor bottle for a seasonal toast. Don't forget the cauldron of punch!

6. Back in Black

Getting our home ready for HALLOWEEN!

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Who says pumpkins need to be orange? Black, gold-studded pumpkins that say "rock and roll" are far cooler than the traditional gourds.

7. Slouchy Skeleton

Propping a skeleton on a chair in the corner gives you maximum Halloween impact for little effort. A cute witches hat and pumpkin keep the scene fun and friendly.


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Witchy hands peeking up from underground will give trick-or-treaters a thrill. Place by the front door landscaping for maximum "BOO!" impact.

9. Hallo-Christmas-Eve

Do you own a faux Christmas tree? If so, there's no rule that you have to wait until December to set it up. White Christmas lights, Halloween pumpkin lights, and decor make your tree multi-seasonal. Check out this Nightmare Before Christmas tree for inspiration.

10. Barky Skeleton

If you're a dog lover, than you need this pup skeleton keeping watch over your home. Place your new "guard dog" inside sitting by the front door to greet neighborhood kids when they ring the doorbell for treats. Get your real dog in on the act with a themed bandana. This October have some fun decking your house out for All Hollows' Eve. Our spooky decor tips will give you the inspiration you need to create your own Halloween-themed house.