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13 Spooky Halloween Décor Ideas for 2021 That Are Sure to Bewitch

These decorations are a scream!


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With October right around the corner, it’s officially time to kick off your hunt for all the spooky Halloween décor you’ll need to get your home ready for any ghosts and goblins that might appear at your door. Whether you love causing a fright with heart-stoppingly realistic decorations trick-or-treaters will marvel at, or you prefer something more cute than fearsome — think smiling pumpkins — there’s no shortage of incredible Halloween décor ideas to be found online.

When to Shop for Halloween Décor 

Though it may seem like we’ve got plenty of time before the big day, much of the best stuff tends to go fast. Americans were projected to spend $2.7 billion on Halloween decorations in 2018, according to an annual survey conducted for the National Retail Federation, so you’ll want to get a jumpstart on the competition! 

The best Halloween deals won’t come until the day after the holiday (womp, womp), but you can also mark those calendars now to stock up for next year. 

How to Decorate Your House for Halloween 

When it comes to Halloween décor, you can go all out with large inflatables that take up every corner of your yard (think tombstones you would find in an eerie graveyard), or keep things simple with a few indoor candles and mantle centerpieces to supplement your own DIY creations

Many master decorators also opt to stick to a theme. Maybe you want to build a shrine to your favorite Hollywood movie monsters, or you’re going for a more general autumnal motif that features tons of leaves and pumpkins. Either way, decking your home out for the season is sure to get you — and your guests! — in the holiday spirit in a hurry. 

Whether you’re looking for indoor or outdoor Halloween décor and whatever your budget, these are sure to bewitch you all season long. Keep scrolling for FIRST’s picks for the best Halloween décor ideas of 2021 … if you dare! 

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