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Ready to show off your spooky side? Halloween is a precursor to the holiday season and a chance to get festive. If you plan to decorate this Halloween, we searched the web to find awesomely scary decorations that will look great in your home or workplace.
Whether you’re decorating a huge office space or a small desk, cubicle, or counter space, any one of the items on our list will bring an eerie vibe to the room. Below, find our roundup of 15 of the best Halloween decorations to buy online. And for more terrifying finds, see our list of frighteningly delicious cookbooks, spooky board games, and amazing Halloween costumes for movie buffs and TV lovers.
When putting together your Halloween decorations checklist, spider webs are a great place to start on your checklist of Halloween decorations. You can usually find them for pretty cheap, like this pack of fake cobwebs (and 60 toy spiders) for just $12. Feeling ghostly? Add this six pack of Flying Wall Ghosts to your shopping cart. The decals can be applied to a smooth or flat surface such as the window, walls, tiles, floors, doors, ceilings, you name it.
Imagine walking into the office and seeing a skeleton seated at your desk. This 5′ skeleton can be placed just about anywhere to scare up a few laughs. It’s battery-operated (AAA batteries included), with LED lights that turn red for an extra shot of spookiness. The skeleton is also lightweight so you shouldn’t have any problems moving it around, or hanging it up somewhere.
This adorable, three-in-one Halloween Centerpiece Sign makes a nice gift idea. The centerpiece features a trio of designs (Happy Halloween, Trick or Treat, and BOO), adorned with pumpkin dolls, ghosts, witch hats, and vibrant coloring that will make the room feel more festive.
If you really want to turn heads, get a bowl of eyeballs. Create an eye-catching Halloween display with the help of these handcrafted eyeball decorations made from a Styrofoam core and high gloss plastic. Each orb has an eye on the front and back for 360 degrees of spooky fun.
It wouldn’t be Halloween without a few bats, right? These 3D bat decorations will add a touch of gore to your workspace. Place them on the walls or in the window to set a creepy scene this Halloween.
String lights are a great addition to your Halloween decor. These tiny, pumpkin-shaped LED lights are designed for indoor and outdoor use. They have two light modes: steady and flashing, and use 4.5 watts of low power making them cool to the touch even after long hours of use. The lights are also waterproof and can withstand rain and other weather conditions.
There’s probably no such thing as a picture-perfect Halloween, but these spooky photos will make you do a double-take. The 3D Changing Face Picture Frame comes in a pack of four different images that change from smiling to frightening, depending on the angle.
This handmade wall hanging of a raven and Frankenstein’s bride (both pieces come together) is perfect for a smaller office space. Little Monster House has a bunch of other spine-chilling items for tight spaces, like these coffin-shaped candles.
Sometimes decorating for Halloween means putting out one or two items to show your love for the holiday. This “Friday the 13th” ceramic pencil holder is great for a small desk or cubicle, and it stores up to eight pens and pencils.
Take a chance with the Wheel of Fate! This 17″ x 26″ prop works as a decorative piece, a party game, and a great ice breaker that will get people chatting and laughing about whatever’s in store (the list of possibilities include: “No Treats Coming Your Way,” “You Better Stay Home,” “Your Future is Bright,” and “Beware of the Dark”).
Want to make a statement? The Black Coffin Letter Board from Nomni brings a spooky touch to a classic design. The 17’ x 10.5’ letterboard comes with over 500 white letters and characters, along with a stand for tabletop display, a storage pouch, and a sawtooth hanger in case you’d rather hang it up on a wall.
How about a game of Halloween tic-tac-toe? This well-crafted, ultra-detailed Tic Tac Bones game from Grandin Road comes with a board and 10 game pieces made from durable resin with an aged metallic finish.
If you really want to scare people, a life-size cardboard cutout of Michael Myers will probably do the trick. The 33″ x 74″ cutout is perfect for an office, home, bedroom, classroom, and more. Not a fan of Mr. Myers? You can get this cardboard cutout in other character designs including Chucky, Freddie Krueger, and Jason.
You can never have too many skulls. This hand-painted, Day of the Dead Floral Human Skull from Summit Collection features a beautiful, intricate design that looks great in any room, any time of year — not just on Halloween.
Does the future look bright or gloomy? The Grandin Road Deluxe Celestial Crystal Ball operates like a plasma globe. Set above a pair of witch’s hands, this plug-in, celestial globe features thunder and lightning sound effects, along with a dazzling blue strand of “electricity” that shoots from its center.