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13 Best Halloween Home Décor Ideas in 2021

Trick-or-treating and other festivities may turn out a little differently this year. But one thing is certain: there is no shortage of Halloween decorations to help us celebrate. Sure, we love our costumes and fun-sized candy! Still, one of the most highly-anticipated creative traditions of this spine-tingling holiday is decorating your home in endless possible ways.

No matter your decorating style, from cutesy pumpkins and friendly ghosts to haunted house frights, we’ve gathered the best Halloween decor trends with something for everyone in mind.

13 Best Halloween Home Décor Ideas in 2021

1. Airblown Inflatables

massive Airblown® Inflatables Dinosaur

Not only a favorite stop for pumpkin decorating kits, Michaels is also home to massive Airblown® Inflatables—including this kid-friendly 12-foot-tall inflatable skeleton T-Rex (perfect for dinosaur lovers!). All of his bones light up with swirling lights throughout the rest of his body.

These self-inflating outdoor decorations come with everything you need for easy setups, like ropes. Just plug in and stake them down to add instant Halloween magic to your neighborhood.

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2. Animatronic Halloween Decorations

Haunted Hill Farm 5-ft Free Standing Life Size Animatronic Clown

Lowe’s scares up the best animatronic indoor and outdoor displays for Halloween. The home improvement chain offers a frightening supply of décor that includes animated ghosts, skeletons, and classic monsters that howl, scream, cackle, glow in the dark, and more!

We think the Haunted Hill Farm 5-ft Free Standing Life Size Animatronic Clown makes the ideal front-door greeter. This touch-activated menace is made for both indoor and covered outdoor displays. It entertains with these creepy features:

  • Flashing red eyes
  • Body and arms that move
  • Sinister voice and laugh
  • Speaks four phrases

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3. Retro Lighted Candy Corn Trees

polarizing candy corn

You’re either a die-hard enthusiast or absolutely not a fan, but the at-times polarizing candy corn is a sweet way to decorate your home when you crave milder Halloween decor. These ceramic Retro Lighted Candy Corn Trees are available in the following styles:

  • Plug-in night light
  • Small tabletop tree (4″ dia. x 7-1/2″H)
  • Large tabletop decoration (6″ dia. x 10″H)

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4. Skeleton Animals

30-inch Animated Halloween Skeleton Wolf

Ideal for shelves, indoor displays, and tabletops, you can position this 30-inch Animated Halloween Skeleton Wolf to stand up or sit down. We love its glowing red LED eyes and a head tilt that lets out a synchronized howl activated by a sound sensor.

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5. Spider Web Décor

10-foot Light Up Green Spider Web

You can count on giant creepy crawlies like huge, hairy spiders for a good scare. This year, take your Halloween yard display to the next level with this 10-foot Light Up Green Spider Web. You can decorate the web with a few eight-legged friends or let the lights do all of the work.

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6. Motion Activated Window Witch

lifelike Motion Activated Witch

Trick-or-treaters may think twice about visiting the home that has this lifelike Motion Activated Witch peering out of the window. Her detailed face and creepy vinyl hands not only make you do a double-take, but come a little closer, and she taps on the glass — watch out!

You can program this witch to tap three times every 10 seconds or set a motion-activated mode where she only taps when someone gets too close to her lair. The witch mounts to windows with an attached suction cup and includes 3 AAA batteries. 

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7. Halloween Themed Pillow

holiday-themed pillow

Here’s an exclusive holiday-themed pillow we think makes the cutest Halloween gift for kids. This friendly ghost pillow has a white linen and cotton shell with fabric face cutouts and an all-around pompom edge—definitely made for cuddles and smiles!

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8. Personalized Halloween Tote Bags

 custom Halloween tote bags

CVS Photo helps set a festive scene with personalized, custom Halloween tote bags for trick-or-treaters and party-goers if you’re hosting a family Halloween party. It’s simple! Choose one of their fun designs and decorate with a single photo, name, or snapshots of past celebrations.

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9. Halloween Candy Bowl Holder

metal statue stands

This detailed Mr. Pumpkin Candy Bowl Holder festively serves up sweets around the house or acts as a no-contact candy dispenser for trick-or-treaters.

The metal statue (with its creepy-cute vibe) stands three feet tall and requires 3 AA batteries to power a set of multi-colored LED lights on his chest and boots.

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10. Halloween Wreath with Ornaments

National Tree 18" Spider Web Wreath

A simple wreath can make all the difference in the Halloween curb appeal of your home. This National Tree 18″ Spider Web Wreath features a creepy arrangement of darkened leaves, black vines, and silver and black ball ornaments on a woven branch base. In the center is a giant, sparkly spider waiting for its next victim. Hang on your door, window, or wall!

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11. Halloween Digital Decoration

multiple SD Card virtual reality videos

All you need is a DVD player and projector (or large-screen television) to become the creepiest house on the block. Wayfair sells multiple SD Card virtual reality videos. The Atmosfx Phantasms Digital Decoration Collection is a real hit. It transforms your home into a haunted house with four ghastly spirits that can run on a continuous loop for an unlimited time.

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12. Inflatable Jack-O Helmet

inflatable Jack-o'-lanterns representing your favorite NFL squad. These durabl

Get in the Halloween (and team) spirit with these inflatable Jack-o’-lanterns representing your favorite NFL squad. These durable, weatherproof pumpkin faces are four feet tall and wear officially licensed logo graphic helmet heads that shine with internal LED lights.

You can choose from 23 professional football teams, like the Pittsburgh Steelers, Miami Dolphins, and Dallas Cowboys. It’s the perfect mix of Halloween and fun fall décor!

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13. Halloween String Lights

Halloween-themed string lights

Light up the neighborhood (or a college dorm) with Halloween-themed string lights. This three-piece set requires two AA batteries for each strand of pumpkins, ghosts, and purple bats.

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