Home Decor That Doubles As Halloween Decorations

Emilee Geist

We’re going beyond fake spider webs and jack-o’-lanterns — these spooky decorations are so stunning, you’ll want to leave them up all year long. We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share […]

We’re going beyond fake spider webs and jack-o’-lanterns — these spooky decorations are so stunning, you’ll want to leave them up all year long.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

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A ridiculously cool-looking icicle candle that looks like something straight out of The Haunted Mansion once the wax starts melting. Might we suggest to all you foolish mortals to place these on your mantel for a spooky decor upgrade?


Of course, this wax will collect at the bottom of the candle as it melts, so make sure you place this on a large heatproof plate so the pooling wax doesn’t damage your furniture.

Promising review: “This candle is so elegant and burns amazingly! On top of that it smells fantastic. I lit it and within a few minutes, I could smell it in the next room. High quality, gorgeous design, and very affordable. The packaging is impressive as well…..I saved the box in hopes of finding it a home!” —Jessica Clegg

Get it from Amazon for $25.97+ (available in three sizes and nine colors).

2. A set of two buffalo plaid throw pillow covers if you’re looking for a seasonally appropriate way to freshen up your couch. Just looking at these pillow covers will make you want to pick up a pumpkin spice latte and start watching scary movies.

Promising review: “Love these pillows. Going into the fall and holiday season these pillow are amazing. I bought the red checkered pillows and they are a canvas-type material. Not super soft but they keep their shape very well. I just throw these covers right over my everyday pillows and they fit great.” —Natasha

Get them from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in seven sizes and 11 colors).


A set of nine flameless LED candles to place around your house to create that coveted slightly haunted aura you’re ~dying~ to give your house this October. The best part is that you can leave these on all night and not have to worry about the dangers of open flames.


Promising review: “These nine flameless candles are beautiful and the remote is easy to use. They come with two remotes so that you can separate the set to keep some in different rooms. They flicker and are wax coated so they feel and look realistic. There are settings to dim them or make them brighter, to flicker like real candles or have solid light and there are several timers to choose from (2-hour, 4-hour, 8-hour) that allows them to turn off on their own.” —Wendy Ou

Get the set from Amazon for $23.99 (also available in a set of 12).


A 20″ x 28″ poster I’m convinced goblins and witches would have hanging up in their own residences. This vintage-looking poster is sure to get compliments from all your guests this fall.


Promising review: “I love my mineralogie poster so much! It’s high quality, it came quickly, and it came in perfect condition. It goes so beautifully on my dorm room wall! Thank you! (Side note the language on it is French!)” —Lauren Johnson

Get it from Amazon for $5.99.


A Ouija Board-style blanket perfect for keeping warm on chilly October nights — or, you know, communicating with any spirits you think haunt your house. Whatever floats your boat!

Frankie Print Co. / Etsy

Frankie Print Co. is a small business that makes personalized woven blankets, pillows, and printable wall art.

Promising review: “This is the CUTEST Ouiji board blanket I could find on the entire internet! The details are great and work perfectly for a witchy aesthetic. The blanket itself is lightweight. I bought the smallest size and use it at the foot of my bed or as a lap blanket. I couldn’t recommend this blanket more!” —Ella Wicks

Get it from Frankie Print Co. on Etsy for $79+ (available in three sizes).


Some peel-and-stick wallpaper with a fun constellation print to create a subtly celestial backdrop for the rest of your spooky decor. We think it’s ~written in the stars~ that you put this up in your house ASAP.


Check out our comprehensive guide to buying wallpaper online.

Promising review: “Love, love, love this wallpaper!!! It is beautiful and unique, refined and elegant, and heavy-duty quality. I found it super easy to install, though I opted to use it for a room border versus full wall coverage. I also found it very forgiving, allowing me to pull it back off and adjust areas without leaving permanent dents in the design. It gave my son’s bedroom a whole new look and I have gotten lots of compliments on this wallpaper!” —MB

Get it from Amazon for $28.79+ (available in three colors).

7. Or this galaxy clock that looks like something the Sanderson Sisters themselves would hang on the walls in their cottage. How else would they keep track of time to make sure they suck the lives out of the children of Salem before sunrise?!

Get it from Redbubble for $32.55 (available in three frame colors and four hand colors).


A libra scale to place on your bookshelf for a sophisticated decor touch…or you can place some fake eyeballs, rats, or skulls on the scales to add to your Halloween decor. ‘Tis the season!

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Promising review: “Love!!! So adorable! Better than the picture! It can be used in seasonal decor and everyday decor!” —Gena Kay Eller

Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three sizes).

9. A moon phase garland that looks just as good above your bed year-round as it does placed above the drinks table during your annual Halloween party.

Promising review: “I am absolutely in love with this statement piece! The moons are so well crafted and the metal doesn’t feel cheap. The packaging was so cute I want to keep it. Even came with a cute little care card. Perfect to help brighten up any room in your house!” —Roriann

Get it from Amazon for $19.99.


A poseable jewelry holder capable of giving you a ~hand~ whenever you’re getting ready in the morning.

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Promising review: “I love it. Adjusting the fingers was a bit hard at first, because I was afraid I would break one, but they are actually VERY durable and more flexible than I thought. No reason to be scared, I twisted those suckers where I wanted them to be and BAM. It’s beautiful. I love it. I can’t stop looking at it. Best birthday present to myself ever.” —Michan

Get it from Amazon for $35.18.

11. A five-piece glass-and-iron vase set that looks like lab test tubes — fill them with dried flowers for a haunting aesthetic or even some fake creepy crawlers or colored goo for a mad scientist vibe.

Promising review: “Love this as it is versatile. We interchange fresh flowers, cotton stems, etc. Excellent table accent for all seasons.” —Nancy

Get it from Wayfair for $49.99.


A hanging macramé planter holder you can also use to display the pumpkins you picked up from your local patch. Feel free to hang them outside from a tree or your house — either way, this might just be the most inventive way to show off your gourds.

Knapp’s Knots / Etsy

Knapp’s Knots is a woman-owned small business based in southern California making handmade macramé decor.

Get it from Knapp’s Knots on Etsy for $36 (available in four colors).  

13. A light-up skull pedestal because I bet you have quite a collection of Halloween and fall candles, and you need a properly haunting place to display them.

Promising review: “Thought it was cool based on the pics online, so I was tempted but not sold on it. First glance in store and I had to grab it! It is high quality, the design is really cool, not weirdly shaped for a skull, heavyweight, and the lights make it even more amazing! Definitely a piece for everyone’s Halloween collection. I may get another one (or two!) before the season is up!” —AngieA

Get it from Bath & Body Works for $49.95. 


An impressively detailed, dual color moon-shaped light because what’s more Halloween-appropriate than a full moon? You’ll love being able to hold the light in your hand and pretend you’re harnessing some very powerful magic.

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Promising review: “I originally bought the 7-inch moon for my husband as a gift of ‘I love you to the moon and back’ for our anniversary… Well, I loved his moon so much that I kept stealing it from our bedroom and taking it to the living room. So I bought myself the 5.9-inch moon to compare sizes and have one to call my own. As it turns out, the slightly smaller 5.9-inch one is just as amazing as the seven-inch. These moons charge up fast with a cord (with a cool ‘blue moon’ color when charging) and then once charged, they are completely free from cords or any connection dependence. They light up with a very detailed real moon surface design in white or yellow, and it will totally mesmerize you. You can literally ‘hold the whole moon in your hand’ and use it as a cordless and battery-free lamp, a nightlight, a lantern or quasi-candle in the dark. The wood stand is sleek and super easy to assemble, and is a perfect accent to any room décor. These moons are the best gift for friends, family, co-workers, kids, pets and spouses. My #1 purchase pick for 2020!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four sizes).

15. An anatomical sketch for a morbidly heart-warming way to up the level of macabre of your current gallery wall. Place it next to your favorite succulent to keep the botanical theme going.

Promising review: “This photo with frame is so much more than I expected. The quality is well worth the money. This print is my favorite piece I own.” —Jallen212

Get it from Urban Outfitters for $19+ (available in four sizes and 14 frame colors). 

16. Or this antiqued paper tapestry that just screams “abandoned haunted house” — but in the most sophisticated, chic way possible.

Promising review: “This piece is incredible! I saw it in a blog and had to have it! It’s more beautiful than I could have imagined. I hung it with adhesive putty in all four corners. It is NOT thin paper, but a thicker kind that is durable. It’s my favorite purchase I’ve made in a long time! Photos don’t do it justice.” —Karonzins

Get it from Anthropologie for $178.


A bed canopy to shroud yourself in the ghostly delights of Halloween from the second you wake up to the moment you go to bed at night.


Promising review: “I LOVE the canopy! Great for the price. It takes a minute to figure out which way it goes on the bed but don’t get discouraged, you’ll figure it out. I opened it and threw it over the top of the canopy and figured it out that way. It was the easiest way for me. I did have one concern. It seems to be a tiny bit too small for a king bed if you have an actual canopy post bed. This one is more so meant to hang from the ceiling but you can make it work. I tied the hook strings around the bedpost and it holds great (see pics). It’s a great canopy especially for the price.” —Shonteka

Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (also available in grey and white).


A dried pampas grass bundle that you can use to dress up a fall tablescape — OR you can sprinkle them around your Halloween decorations to give the illusion of dried, decaying greenery.

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Promising review: “I wanted to find a floral arrangement for my vase and I stumbled upon this pampas grass plant and it was perfect! You can pretty much arrange the pieces how you want because they come individually wrapped. A great buy.” —Crystal Edwards

Get it from Amazon for $21.99.


Or this bundle of faux flowers that come in orange and yellow, both of which will look great among the rest of your Halloween decor. It’ll be a much-appreciated pop of color amid all the grim, dark decorations.


Promising review: “Simply gorgeous. Literally not one bud fell off during transit, nor when I was ‘fluffing’ the individual stems out before placement. So glad I ordered! They were exactly what I was looking for to go in my ghost pitcher. :)” —J. I. Racioppo

Get it from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in seven colors).


A set of candles honoring three of the fiercest fictional witches that have ever graced our screens and book pages. Also makes a great gift idea if your local coven is doing a gift exchange this year! 😉


Bijou Candles is a queer-owned small business that creates candles inspired by “all things witchy.”

Promising review: “I’ve been eyeing these candles for so long and I’m so glad I finally bought them! The Willow & Sabrina candles smell incredible and I love that they remind me of two of my favorite witch characters. I gifted the Hermoine candle to a friend who loves Harry Potter and she loves it as well. Definitely recommending these candles to everyone I know.” —Piper Sterling

Get it from Bijou Candles for $78.

21. A vampire bat door knocker so your mail delivery person, your neighbors, and any other unexpected visitors will know exactly the kind of house they’re about to enter.

Promising review: “I love this, it’s very understated and sophisticated — the perfect accent to a door. It’s a very detailed and heavy piece. It looks like an antique.” —Alexis

Get it from Wayfair for $36.90 (originally $43.90).

22. A pair of Victorian curtains if you’re looking to embrace your inner goth that never truly left your soul since middle school. Go ahead and keep these curtains drawn all day — daylight’s bound to mess with the spooky vibes you’re trying to harness.

Zen Creatives is a small business based in Los Angeles that creates tablecloths, table Runners, window curtains, and valances.

Promising review: “These curtains are just beautiful. The red is very vibrant, so much that all the light that goes through has a red tint! I love the ambience it gives the room. I’m gonna have to buy more of them for my home office.” —ninickthedemon

Get it from Zen Creative Designs on Etsy for $15+ (available in 29 colors and eight sizes).

23. Iron candle holders to transform your regular candles into something much more Jack Skellington-approved. Alexa, play The Nightmare Before Christmas soundtrack, please!

Promising review: “I bought these as a house warming gift and she loved it! I have these myself and I love them. I use flameless candles for my set and it looks great. These are a great addition for a candle lover.” —Denise

Get a set of three from Walmart for $20.

24. A create-a-set book collection so you can furnish your bookshelves with used copies that all stick to one color scheme — may we suggest ordering a set of all-black books and placing them among some skulls, fake cobwebs, and mini pumpkins? 

Promising review: “Worth every penny. If you’ve been looking for decorative books, then look no more — you’ve found your shop! Colors are true to photos and I love how they were real books! Not those hallow, fake ones you see often. This made decorating very easy, fast shipping, and quality suburb. Will be ordering more from here in the future! Thanks!” —JHarris

Get it from Amazon for $4+ (available in 17 colors).


An owl or a cat figurine to place on a windowsill, an empty shelf, or anywhere else that just needs just a *touch* of Halloween.


Promising review: “This cat is a great addition to the Halloween decorations I currently have. I used it to spruce up a little corner of my home office. And, it works with other decorations I currently have. The cat itself is lightweight and has a nice gold sheen to it. I was worried the gold would flake off in a glittery dust; but I have not noticed that at all and I have had it for a little while now and handled it quite a bit. I also like how the cat is done in a realistic manner. Too many look cartoony but this is a classy cat. Overall, great addition to my Halloween decorations!” —RuthiesMom

Get them from Target: the owl figurine for $5 (available in three colors) and the gold cat for $5.


A hand-shaped candle holder so terrifying, you’ll feel like it’s about to reach out and touch you.

Daily 3D Printing

This set includes the hand, LED candle, 3AAA batteries and the hanging hardware.

Daily 3D Printing is a small business based in Marshfield, Missouri, that creates super creepy 3D-printed home decor.

Promising review: “Absolutely stunning! Perfect addition to my Halloween decor!” —Serena Scott

Get it from Daily 3D Printing on Etsy for $30+ (available in 15 colors and in left- or right-hand styles).

27. A dreadfully darling chandelier that looks like you borrowed it from Morticia Adamms herself. Perfect for giving off a mysterious, spooky, and all-together ooky feel in your home.

Promising Review: “Black isn’t for everyone, but I love this chandelier in my bathroom. I bought a tan Roman shade and this stands out against that backdrop. Looks really pretty when lit up. The details are nice. It gives off just enough light.” —ellen2822

Get it from Amazon for $174 (also available in pink and white).


An ornate black frame to display photos of your loved ones…or black-and-white photos of your favorite characters from spooky films and TV shows, as this reviewer brilliantly did below.


Promising review: “I’m very happy I got this frame. It looks beautiful. Good quality, has some weight to it, and goes great with my decor. I’m considering getting it in the largest size to put one of my wedding photos in. It came in a well-protected package (although I don’t like that styrofoam is still used but that’s a personal preference). I definitely recommend this frame. Looks better in person than in the pictures.” —Melanie

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in five sizes and seven colors).


A candle shaped like a hand for a wonderfully weird way to light up a room. Anyone with a burning desire to have the most unique Halloween decorations this year will delight in this.

Uncommon Goods

Bonus: the middle finger doesn’t light, so as the other fingers melt down, you’ll get a good laugh as it transform into a very well-known hand gesture.

Get it from Uncommon Goods for $65.


A beautiful, dainty area rug with a color scheme that will appeal to even the coldest of souls.


Promising review: “Beautiful rug!!! This rug is exactly what I was looking for to place in my kitchen. It arrived quickly and was rolled up and wrapped in plastic. It took a couple of days for it to lay flat at the corners. I love how it looks and I couldn’t be happier with the quality, nice and thick and vacuums easily. The color of the roses is not very vibrant, but just right. It was everything I was hoping for when I saw the picture of it. I also purchased the 8-foot-long runner; they match perfectly.” —MLeo

Get it from Amazon for $47.03+ (available in seven sizes).


A skull figurine with a compartment in the back perfect for holding makeup brushes, pens, Halloween candy, really anything you’d like to store — no bones about it.


Promising review: “This is a solid, heavy sculpture that has a myriad of uses. Eyeglasses perch perfectly on the nose and wallet, keys and phone would store nicely inside. We are going to use it on our goth theme bar to hold coasters or bar napkins.” —MimiMiA

Get it from Amazon for $55.99.


A set of mini glass bottles with corks if you’re looking to embrace your witchy side and need someone to store all those, ahem, special ingredients for your potions. Cauldron sold separately.


Promising review: “They are exactly the size of bottles I was looking for to store my herbs. Decent quality glass. Will definitely buy more of these in the future!” —Amazon Customer

Get a set of 12 from Amazon for $9.29.


A large mirror to add an eerie yet delightfully gothic touch to your living room. It also creates a perfect place to make sure your Halloween costume looks spine-chillingly perfect before heading out the door.


Promising review: “This mirror is even better in person. It’s nice and sturdy and really stunning. It was packaged so well. It fits my space so well.” —Adrian Perez

Get it from Amazon for $304.40.

You greeting all your guests as they’re about to enter your home this Halloween:

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