Outdoor Halloween Decor That's Not Frighteningly Cheesy

Deck the outside of your home with thrilling accents that show everyone you're having a haunting good time.

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September 25, 2019

This October, put your Halloween love on full display with playfully mysterious outdoor decor. We've found pieces that create a chillingly classic design without looking tacky at all. Read on to shop our editor-approved, outdoor Halloween decor picks.

Deck your front door with a black-and-orange grapevine wreath. From afar, the decoration looks like a typical flower-filled wreath, but upon closer inspection, you'll find spine-chilling black spiders nestled in the rust-colored maple leaves.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $79.95-$149.95

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Your front porch needs a traditional jack-o'-lantern to complete its Halloween look. These iron options save you the struggle of a rotting pumpkin and will last you year after year. Stick a wax or flameless candle in it to illuminate the glowing face.

BUY IT: Crate & Barrel, $39.95-$99.95

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Welcome the littles in costumes with this reclaimed wood sign. The 3-D calligraphy writing is laser cut on a distressed, white plank backdrop for a statement-making design.

BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $159.95

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Doormats are an inexpensive and playful way to add a little Halloween charm to your outdoors. All the witches visiting will know exactly where to leave their mode of transportation.

BUY IT: Pier 1 Imports, $15.99 (was $19.99)

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Hanging from a branch, this steel bat sculpture is a not-too-scary addition to a porch column or tree. Though the animal itself is a favorite Halloween creature, it also delivers a vampire-ish vibe.

BUY IT: Uncommon Goods, $40

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It's the only time of the year cobwebs are celebrated instead of quickly dusted away. Highlight your Halloween adornments with these LED crystal spider webs.

BUY IT: Pottery Barn, $69.30 (was $99)

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Help kiddos (and their parents) enjoy this treat-laden holiday by having safe options for those with allergies. The teal pumpkin is a sign that your home has non-food treats available, such as stickers, bubbles, glow sticks, necklaces or pencils.

BUY IT: Pottery Barn, $20.50 (was $29.50)

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Not just for Christmas anymore, strings lights come in fun Halloween hues, like orange and purple, to light your front porch, walkways and backyard. The weather-resistant construction means you don't have to worry about hanging them outdoors.

BUY IT: Target, $5

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Boo! Add this wordy pumpkin alongside your jack-o'-lanterns to scare up some fun in your outdoor decor.

BUY IT: Pottery Barn Kids, $71 (was $89)

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To up the eerie factor, well-placed spiders are the key. Hang them on the ceiling, side of house or railing and tuck them into corners to give your guests a fright (just a little one!) when they come to visit during this ghostly time of year.

BUY IT: Crate & Barrel, $4.95-$9.95

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