Spooky Halloween Decorations
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Spooky Halloween Decorations
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Primed for a Fright

Halloween might look a little different this year thanks to the pandemic, but that's all the more reason to go big with decor. Sure, you could whip up something homemade, but it's already crunch time. Whether you're looking for something classic, a little funny, or a haunted-house worthy fright, we've got you covered. Here are some of our favorite spooky and spirited decorations.


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Related: The Spookiest and Funniest Face Masks You Can Buy For Halloween


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Prextex Groundbreaker Zombie
Amazon
‘Sup Witches Doormat
Bed Bath & Beyond

‘Sup Witches Doormat

$10 from Bed Bath & Beyond

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This cheeky greeting is the best kind of subversive Halloween decor: It will fly right over kiddies' heads, but give their parents a giggle.


Related: What to Buy in October

D-FantiX Giant Motion-Activated Spider
Amazon
Your Face in a Jar
Etsy

Your Face in a Jar

$19 from Etsy

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This custom prop from Etsy is both creepy and darkly funny. Personalize jars not just with your face, but celebrities, politicians, even your pets.


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Binoster Ceramic Halloween Tree
Amazon

Binoster Ceramic Halloween Tree

$31 from Amazon
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This hand-painted light-up tree is a quirky nod to the vintage Christmas decoration that will pop up on mantels nationwide in another couple months. The orange and purple bulbs light up with three AAA batteries.

Way to Celebrate Posable 84” Skeleton
Walmart

Way to Celebrate Posable 84” Skeleton

$79 from Walmart

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Posable skeletons are all the rage, and it's easy to see why: They can transform even your cozy front-porch rocker into a spooky Halloween prop. Even better: No assembly is required for this ol' bag of bones. 

Joiedomi Inflatable Eyeballs, 2 ct.
Amazon
Mountable Reaching Horror Hands
Etsy

Mountable Reaching Horror Hands

$17 and up from Etsy

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Stick these grasping hands onto any wall that needs a little something extra, or even better, up and down a dim staircase. Add some dripping red paint for maximum creep-out factor.

Jollylife Monster Face Decorations
Amazon

Jollylife Monster Face Decorations

$10 from Amazon
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Turn a garage door, doorway, or blank wall into a hungry monster with this 11-piece set of stick-on decorations, made of waterproof plastic. The eyes and biggest fangs measure over 2 feet.

AtmosFearFX Virtual Reality Projector Value Kit
Amazon

AtmosFearFX Virtual Reality Projector Value Kit

$250 from Amazon

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Turn windows or walls into something straight out of a horror film with this projector kit. The DVDs have continuous looping to keep the frights coming all night long. Not finding anything in this collection that's chilling enough for you? Check out the AtmosFX site directly for a wide variety of digital decorations that'll raise the fear factor.

Home Accents Holiday 24” Metal Tombstone
Home Depot

Home Accents Holiday 24” Metal Tombstone

$20 from Home Depot

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Remake that lush lawn into a creepy old graveyard with these metal tombstones, which will outlast competitors' cheaper foam decorations. They each measure 24 inches tall, and metal stakes are included.

Mfgneh Hocus Pocus Pillow Covers, 4 ct.
Amazon
Home Accents Holiday Animated Jester
Home Depot

Home Accents Holiday Animated Jester

$199 from Home Depot

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Nothing is more horrifying than a creepy clown, right? Only if you haven't seen this evil jester. It stands 5.5 feet tall and has LED eyes and a motion sensor. Better yet, it talks to your guests as they approach. Sample phrase: "Consider yourself warned from my mirthful pun, that if you value your life, don’t walk away, run!"

Hyde & Eek! Animated Doorbell
Target
Prextex Hanging Bats, 3 ct.
Amazon

Prextex Hanging Bats

$17 from Amazon
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These three 16-inch nylon bats come with clear strings attached, so you can set them up to dive-bomb visitors on your porch, hang them from lights inside, or stick them anywhere else that needs a little extra spook factor.

Home Most LED Jack-O-Lanterns, 2 ct.
Amazon
Home Accents Holiday 12’ Inflatable Tree
Home Depot
Wonderwin Vintage Metal Signs, 2 ct.
Amazon

Wonderwin Vintage Metal Signs

$13 from Amazon
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Sure, you could make this pair of metal signs part of your Halloween decor, but if you ask us, they'd do a pretty good job freaking out your neighbors all year long.


Related: Fun and Hilarious Gag Gifts

Hyde & Eek! Yard Stake Skeleton Hands
Target
Joyin Black Feather Wreath
Amazon

Joyin Black Feather Wreath

$22 from Amazon
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If you prefer your Halloween decor a little more subtle and classy, this 14-inch black feather wreath would look equally striking over a mantel or on a brightly painted front door.

Biohazard Caution Tape
Amazon

Biohazard Caution Tape

$13 from Amazon
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This 1,000-foot roll of biohazard tape seems particularly appropriate for your pandemic Halloween. Make it part of your decor, or use it to keep trick-or-treaters and teen pranksters much farther than 6 feet from your front door.

Gemmy Mummy Hand Animated Candy Bowl
Bed Bath & Beyond

Gemmy Mummy Hand Animated Candy Bowl

$20 from Bed Bath & Beyond

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Here's one way to moderate your candy intake during Halloween. Put the good stuff in this bowl, and the moving mummy had will be more than happy to remind you when you've had too much.

Twinkle Star 4’ Pumpkin Spooky Tree
Amazon

Twinkle Star Pumpkin Spooky Tree

$45 from Amazon
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With its spindly, posable branches, orange LEDs, and jack-o'-lanterns, this is one piece of decor that really helps set the mood. In addition to this 4-footer, there's a 1.5-foot version that's great as a table centerpiece, and a 6-foot version.

Fun World Cocoon Corpse
Amazon

Fun World Cocoon Corpse

$29 from Amazon
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Hang a few of these guys from your biggest tree for a truly ominous effect. At 72 inches long, they're big enough to spook anyone, but they're also collapsible, making them practical to store from year to year.

Halloween Directional Porch Sign
Etsy

Halloween Directional Porch Sign

$68 and up from Etsy

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No scare factor here, but the rustic cuteness is off the charts. Choose from four, six, eight, or 10 signs, and personalize them with the creepy destinations of your choice.

AerWo Spiderweb Mantle Cover
Amazon

AerWo Spiderweb Mantel Cover

$9 from Amazon
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A little bit creepy and a little bit classy, this spiderweb mantel cover is a quick and easy way to add a little Halloween ambience to the focal point of your home.

Scary Peeper Creeper Peeping Tom
Amazon
Way to Celebrate Chain Garland
Walmart

Way to Celebrate Chain Garland

$5 from Walmart

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Put away that orange and black crepe paper — if you want to decorate a table, mantel, or wall, this 6-foot plastic metal chain is way more eye-catching.

Twinkle Star 14’ LED Hanging Witch Hats
Amazon

Twinkle Star LED Hanging Witch Hats

$22 from Amazon
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Light up the night with this 14-foot string of orange and purple witch-hat party lights. Each hat has seven LEDs that can be controlled with a remote. Adjust the brightness or switch between flash, fade, and other light modes.

Prextex Cat and Rat Pumpkin Decor
Amazon

Prextex Cat and Rat Pumpkin Decor

$15 from Amazon
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If the thought of carving another jack-o'-lantern makes your hand ache, try out these realistic accessories. Simply poke them into a pumpkin with the attached pins, and voila — creepy decor without the mess.

Joyin Bendable Ghost Tree Wrap
Amazon

Joyin Bendable Ghost Tree Wrap

$15 from Amazon
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This 53-inch weather-resistant ghost has a metal body and arms, making it easy to wrap around trees, porch pillars, mailboxes, or lamp posts.


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