Halloween is hands-down one of the best parts of autumn. From creating fun DIY costumes to chowing down on tiny chocolate bars, it’s hard not to love getting into the spooky spirit. We’ve rounded up some of the best timeless Halloween decoration ideas that will fit any style and budget.
Originally published October 15, 2021. Updated October 2, 2022.
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Pumpkin String Lights
Halloween decor doesn’t get cuter than this. These stunning pumpkin string lights add a festive hygge vibe to your home and look fabulous hung almost anywhere. DooVee Halloween Pumpkin Lights (2 Packs), Amazon, $40.
Funny Skeleton Printable Art
Printable art is an easy and budget-friendly way to refresh your space throughout the year. This affordable and adorable skeleton print is a simple way to switch your home into Halloween mode. Halloween Printable Wall Art, Etsy Canada, $7.
Dapper Halloween Animal Plates
This set of four spooktacular plates is an absolute must for any Halloween dinner party. And since these vintage Halloween plates are made of porcelain, you’ll be able to enjoy them for years to come. Dapper Animal Halloween Plate (Set of 4), West Elm, $75.
This haunting liquor decanter is a spooky but refined addition to your home bar, perfect for any upcoming Halloween bash.
Skeleton Hand Liquor Decanter, Pottery Barn Canada, $48.
Floating Witch Hats
Floating witch hats are a foolproof DIY Halloween decoration idea that adds an instant wow factor to any space. Learn how to make your own here.
Happy Halloween Banner
This reusable felt banner is a colourful way to add a festive touch of Halloween decor to your fireplace room mantle. 72-Inch “Happy Halloween” Ghost Felt Banner, Bed Bath and Beyond, $8.
Spider Web Yard Set
No matter how old you are, spiders of any size can give you a scare. This big outdoor Halloween decoration taps into trick-or-treaters’ fears of creepy crawlies and is the perfect statement piece for your home. Halloween Giant Spider Decorations, Amazon, $26.
Lighted Glass Pumpkin Decor
As the days are getting shorter, this classic glass pumpkin with lights will be the perfect way to add a touch of coziness to any mantle or coffee table. CANVAS Lighted Glass Pumpkin Decor, Party City, $25.
When it comes to DIY scary Halloween decorations, this snake wreath is a favourite among trick-or-treaters. Our tip? Use black snakes as a fun way to startle guests. Make your own snake wreath by following these easy steps. And if this craft is a bit too spooky for your little ones, try these Halloween door decoration ideas instead.
A Spooky Four-Legged Pal
If you’re decorating your front porch with a skeleton this year, give them a four-legged best friend of their own, too. This animated howling wolf has LED-lit eyes and howls, too!
Animated Howling Skeleton Wolf, Home Depot, $50.
Turn your home into a haunted house with these fun Halloween tombstone props perfect for any front lawn. FOR LIVING Tombstones Set, Canadian Tire, $25.
Oh My Gourd Doormat
Refresh your front porch for fall with this festive gourd doormat that’s a cheeky pick for both Halloween and throughout all of autumn. Oh My Gourd Doormat, Anthropologie, US $38.