27 Halloween Decorations That Will Last for Years

Treat yourself to our list of scary, sweet and high-quality Halloween buys to dress your home for the season.

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Updated on September 22, 2023

Conjure the creep, make magic and summon the mysterious, my pretty! While it’s always a treat to shop for new Halloween decor each year, it’s even more delightful when you invest in bits and baubles that are fit to fright for years to come.

Save up for a single item that you know you’ll look forward to pulling out at the beginning of each Halloween season. Not only does this technique promote money well spent, but it adds a sentimental touch to your haunting decor that increases with each passing season.

The time to haunt your home for All Hallows' Eve is here, and we’re reaching in our grimoire to treat you to the most-charmed shopping of the season. Even better? All of our fretful finds are crafted from high-quality materials and promise to bring strife, horror and scary-chic style to your home for many Halloweens to come.

Pottery Barn

Cozy up your sofa or kiddo’s bed with the boo-ti-ful, best-selling Gus the Ghost pillow from Pottery Barn. The plush poltergeist is equal parts eerie and adorable, featuring a huggable white body adorned with two inky oval eyes. Style the all-seeing accent pillow with a black-and-white throw for a contemporary, neutral look or pair it with a pumpkin-orange knit blanket for a traditional Halloween color palette.


This embroidered tea towel covers all the creepy-cute bases with flying colors. The burgundy cotton towel boasts gold stitching along each side and a charming howl-o-ween motif of three ghoulish pets looking for treats. Display this darling number in your kitchen, powder room or bar cart to celebrate the howl-o-day.

Pottery Barn

Conjure spellbinding style for your dining table or entry console with this dramatic fortune teller village house. The ominous home is part of a collection that boasts a star-dusted midnight finish. Polish off your table or entry vignette with the mystical, moonlit house surrounded by grim gourds, wart-ridden pumpkins, ominous bare branches and tapered candles in brass or silver-plated candlesticks.

From $99
Pottery Barn

Give your covered porch a grim makeover with an infestation of ghoulish and glowing light-up hanging ghosts. The floating foes greet guests with eerie outstretched arms visible beneath a gauzy fabric. Warm white LED bulbs illuminate their bodiless forms for an unsettling ambiance. Snag a single ghost to haunt your post, or invest in one in each size to create the ultimate creeptastic display.

West Elm

Make no bones about it — these terra cotta hanging skeletons from West Elm are a must-snag accessory for your fireplace mantel or bookcase this Halloween. The earthenware danglers are crafted from several pieces (read: bones) and forged from quality terracotta to bring rich color and texture to your Halloween vignette. Choose between the classic orange terracotta finish or a smoky charcoal hue to complement your holiday decor. Or, our advice? Treat yourself to one of each color and recreate this contemporary set-up at home.


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Pottery Barn

Help your little ones countdown the days to All Hallow’s Eve with this adorable embroidered wall calendar. The pumpkin-orange fabric banner is haunted by smiling ghosts, soaring bats and black-and-white stars. Each felt calendar has 31 pockets to stuff with surprise treats to make the anticipation of the big day extra sweet. Bonus: Each calendar includes an optional embroidered personalization with your family name for a special finishing touch.

$11.99 $10
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It doesn't get more classic than this, friend. Scoop up this budget-friendly Amazon banner to set the tone for trickery above your family room fireplace, patio console table or dining room buffet. Pair it with a pile of pumpkins or potted mums for a festive Halloween display.

From $15
Etsy | caitlynmccarthyart

Set the tone for a fright with this head-turning Halloween art delight. The unsettling print depicts a pumpkin-toting witch awaiting visitors at her door. The fine art sketch is rich with detail, texture and an unnerving charm that promises to bewitch your walls with the spirit of the season.

Etsy | twistedpinewreaths

Get ready for trick-or-treaters with this crow wreath that's handcrafted with care down to every last eerie detail. The inky hoop and silvery eucalyptus foliage add sinister style to your stoop; the all-seeing raven perched on an eerie dried nest watches over your porch all season long.

Pottery Barn

Greet your Halloween guests with the help of the grim and glowing Mr. Bones. The life-sized skeleton stands at 70 inches tall and comes in an ivory or inky-black hue. Best part? Mr. Bones is approved for outdoor use and features warm lights that run on an automatic schedule of six hours of glow and 18 hours of rest. Prop him up on your porch bench for a sinister welcome or invite him inside for a spell and add a frightening touch to your family room.


This witchy garden flag brings a new meaning to "trick or treat, smell my feet!". Stake the striped stocking-clad banner by your mailbox or driveway to create a wicked-cute display ahead of the holiday.

From $18

Want a mantel, entry console or dining table that’s dressed to kill? Add these romantic lace candle holders to your arsenal. These gothic steel vessels are inspired by delicate lace sleeves, making for a mesmerizing addition to sophisticated and spooky Halloween vignettes. Invest in the lacy holders in both sizes and pair them with ivory, black or scarlet candles for hauntingly beautiful results.

$99 (Set of 2)
Pottery Barn

We’re batty over this charming hanging duo from Pottery Barn. Each set includes two star-powered bat lanterns to encase flameless LED candles indoors or out. Each bat is handmade from iron and finished with a black powder coating to ensure they remain looking new for many Halloween seasons to come.

Pottery Barn

Traditional-meets-terrifying with this unearthly toile table throw. The black-and-white design casts an ominous motif of bone-chilling skeleton skulls, curling vines, creepy crawlers and baroque blooms. Style the table throw with your choice of black or white serveware, polished nickel candelabras and a floral centerpiece saturated with moody mulberry ranunculus and blood-red blooms.

Pottery Barn

How does that old saying go? “If you want some of my punch, you’ll have to pry it out of my cold, dead hands.” Something like that. This wicked party bucket is equal parts luxe and lush and provides just the punchy and possessive polishing touch needed to round out your haunted bar cart display year after year.

Etsy | WoodBannerCo

Creepy, screechy and oh-so-scary — this budget-friendly black bat garland is a must for your Halloween mantel. The eerie winged accents wear a midnight finish and are featherlight for easy installation. Snag a set to infest your fireplace mantel, office bookshelves or bed frame with sickening style and pesty panache.

$60 (Set of 4)
Pottery Barn

These jack-o’-lantern mugs make the perfect petrifying touch to any breakfast table. The smiling coffee cups come in black, white and orange to suit classic and contemporary Halloween aesthetics. Snag the sinister stoneware mugs solo or in a set of four for foreboding family meals.

West Elm

Add a touch of devilish charm to your Halloween dessert table display with this blackened, skull-encrusted candy bowl. The creepy-meets-contemporary terracotta vessel sports a matte black finish and a crown of miniature skulls along the rim for a daring, dreadful appeal.

Pottery Barn

Bring your dining room walls to life with this magical, Great Hall-inspired floating candle string light set. The glowing set comes with 10 battery-operated and remote-controlled candles approved for indoor use or alfresco entertaining in covered spaces.


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Etsy | blackandwheatco

Haunt your front door with ghosts galore. This hand-painted doormat shrieks “chic” and pairs well with both neutral and saturated Halloween decorations. Each mat is crafted from all-natural coir fibers and comes equipped with a PVC backing for long-lasting outdoor use. The ghostly characters are applied using all-weather acrylic paint and coated with a layer of sealant for added outdoor protection. Shop the ghoulish design in the link below and snag the modern “boo” mat for your back door, too.

West Elm

The perfect centerpiece for a Halloween party, West Elm's festive skull candelabra also makes for a great statement piece on your bookcase or mantel year-round.

Grandin Road

Kick your haunting game into high gear with this creeptastic cauldron. The bone-chilling design features a frightful mixed-metal finish and a classic cauldron silhouette. Snag the serving bowl to add bewitching style to your festive table centerpiece or to serve sinister, stoop-front sweets on All Hallows' Eve.

Pottery Barn

This candy bowl will stop trick-or-treaters in their tracks. The creepy crawly design resembles an oversized arachnid otherwise reserved for the Australian outback and everyone else’s worst nightmares. This eight-legged bowl makes the perfect spot to serve seasonal snacks in your kitchen throughout the season and offer sweet treats for the neighborhood on All Hallows' Eve.

From $29.50
Pottery Barn

Customize your creep with these kooky keepsake jack-o'-lanterns for your front porch. The iconic silhouette, inky finish and familiar toothy grin add Halloween flair to any corner of your casa. Snag a single lantern or invest in a set of three, then add battery-operated tea lights to keep the eerie ambiance afloat all night long.

Pottery Barn

Add a happy, haunting touch to your breakfast table with this charming ghost serving tray. The white stoneware design is shocking and chic, creating the perfect platter for seasonal charcuterie and sweets.

Plow & Hearth

Turn a plain pumpkin into a unique Halloween design — without the mess of carving! Simply drop a pumpkin into this metal stand and display it on your porch, walkway, deck or Halloween table. The base features a simple branch design with textured leaves, letting the vigil birds take the spotlight.

From $32
Etsy | ProperLetter

Tap into the spirit(s) of the season with this spellbinding acrylic signage. The dreamy acrylic design wears a matte-onyx finish and comes complete with a pair of inky legs for a seamless, modern display. The maker laser engraves each shadowy sign with striking, white calligraphy surrounded by dainty star details. Stack the sign on a pile of glossy hardcover books on your desk, or prop it on your entry demi-lune for haunting holiday flair.

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