It’s almost October 1st which means it’s time to start prepping for everyone’s favorite holiday: Halloween! This Halloween may look a bit different with fewer people going out due to COVID-19, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still celebrate with your quarantine crew. Some people go all out with Halloween decorations to really embody the spooky season mentality. Here are some must-have decorations that you need to add to your Halloween decoration collection!
1. 3D Bat Wall Stickers
Bats are a Halloween staple so add these cute 3D stickers to any wall in your house and they will look amazing! With the 3D effect, it will add that extra dramatic flair to get into the Halloween spirit. They’re reusable too so you can keep using them again and again! Buy them off of Amazon for $9.99!
2. Black Lace Spider Web Mantel Scarf
Looking for something to put on top of your mantel place? Spider webs totally fit the Halloween theme. It kind of reminds me of the inside of The Adams’ Family’s house. You can buy multiple ones of these and have them hanging off from any surface. Buy it from Oriental Trading for $16.97.
3. Halloween Ghost Hanging Decoration
Boo! Does this Halloween hanging ghost scare you? Whether you place this outside of your house or hanging from a door, your sure to scare some people who walk into your house! It’s a great decoration if you want some scary but not too much. Buy it from Amazon for $14.99.
4. Halloween Pumpkin Lights
I’m a big fan of fairy lights so the fact that they sell them with mini pumpkin lanterns is too cute! If you have stairs or just choose to hang it around your house, it will sure to bring everyone in your household into a festive mood. It is sold with 3 different pieces, so you can hang it up in different places around your house as well. It also allows for up to 30 hours of use without the batteries running low! You can buy it for only $17.99 off of Amazon.
5. Funpeny LED Neon Decorative Light, Neon Sign Pink Bat Shaped
If you’re trying to make your bedroom Halloween themed as well, this aesthetically pleasing bat-shaped neon sign is the perfect addition to your wall. As a college-aged student who has lived in dorms before, I know it can be hard to decorate such a small space, especially during the holidays. It’s still possible even if you add some cute pieces like this one! Buy it from Amazon for $12.99.
6. EAMBRITE 2FT Black Glitter Spooky Tree Light
Another Halloween decoration that is perfect for those living in a small space! It may not be too scary, but this adorable mini tree is like your own Halloween Christmas tree! You can literally put it anywhere even as a centerpiece of a table! Buy it from Amazon for $29.99.
7. “Boo” Halloween Wall Sign
Hanging this on a hook outside a door is such a simple, cute decoration for Halloween! This sign is great especially when welcoming people into your home during Halloween as it’s not super scary but still is festive and fun! Purchase this “Boo” sign from Amazon for $11.99.
8. Kangaroo 18″ Wicked Witch Legs
“The wicked witch is dead!” “Wizard Of Oz” fans everywhere will instantly recognize the classic ruby red slippers and the legs sticking out from under the house. You can bring the wicked witches legs home with you this Halloween. Purchase them from Amazon for $11.85.
9. Martha Stewart Chipboard Bat Chandelier
If you’re willing to put some work into assembling Halloween decorations, why not try out this bat chandelier? As the description says it will add a “dramatic effect” to any room you put it in. Personally, I think it would add a great touch hanging above a table. Buy it from Amazon for $19.99.
10. FlashingBlinkyLights Soft Glow Halloween Light Up Ghost Decoration
Can we just take a minute to recognize just how cute this light-up ghost is? It even lights up in different colors…I’m obsessed! The rainbow colors make it stand out to anyone who walks by. You can put these all-around your house as some adorable, mini decorations. Buy it from Amazon for $9.99!
11. Fascidorm Set of 4 Happy Halloween Throw Pillow Covers
Even if you don’t feel like decorating your entire home for Halloween, just adding some festive pillow covers is an easy way to celebrate. All you need are access to some mini pillows and then feel free to place them on your sofa, chairs, or even your bed! Buy them from Amazon for $21.91.
12. Modern | Witches and Bats | Halloween Swirl Decoration
Swirl decorations are easy to hang and take down especially if you’re planning on having a few people over for Halloween! It’s a great, classic party decoration that is simple yet charming. I like how it includes all of the Halloween staple items from bats to spiders! It comes in a pack with 30 pieces so plenty of swirls to place all over. Buy them from Amazon for $11.12.
13. Gallerie II Musc Turning Owl On Pumpkin
Target has a wide selection of Halloween decorations like this small but cute owl sitting on top of a pumpkin. I think it’s such a good idea to place these little Halloween themed objects around your home instead of just purchasing giant decorations. Buy your tiny owl from Target for $28.12!
Whether your planning on having a lowkey Halloween or not, decorating around your house is still fun and enjoyable tasks! Decorating is one of my favorite parts of any holiday! These are just some of the many Halloween decorations that you can find. If you would like to look for some more decorations, Target and Amazon have 100s of different options you can choose from! Have a great time decorating this year and enjoy the spooky season!
Do you love any of these adorable Halloween decorations? Let us know in the comment section below!
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Caitlyn is a third-year student at UCLA. She is majoring in English. She enjoys writing, and going to hot yoga classes and, of course, binge-watching Netflix. At UCLA, Caitlyn is a feature writer for HER Campus, part of the American Cancer Society club, and a member of Alpha Gamma Delta.