Halloween Decor Ideas

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It’s that time of year again when the air gets a bit crisper, the leaves turn into bright warm colors, and the excitement of Halloween begins to fill the air. As a mama to four amazing kiddos, this year is extra special for us! This is one of our first years in our new home with renovations mostly complete, and we’re determined to go all out with decorations for all the holidays. Being the first in line, Halloween has us extra excited to add whimsy and festive vibes! Sharing our favorite Halloween decor below!

Click over to find my full Halloween List of Amazon favorites!

Let’s dive into some ideas for decorating the inside of your home for Halloween, and I’ll even share some of my Amazon favorites which you can find here.

halloween decor outdoorshalloween decorCreating Memories in Our New Home with Halloween Decor

Moving into a new home is a big moment in life, and making it special for our kiddos has been our top priority. Halloween is the perfect occasion to kickstart our tradition of creating lasting memories in our new home. The excitement in the eyes of my four kids as we decorate our new home truly means the world to me!

halloween decor casey wiegandhalloween decorations indoor A One-Stop Shop on Amazon

When it comes to hunting for the best Halloween decorations, Amazon is my go-to place. They have an incredible range of options that cater to various styles and preferences. From spooky to chic, you’ll find everything you need to transform your home into a Halloween wonderland.

Here are some of my Amazon favorites for indoor Halloween decorations:

+ Mini Ghost Candles +

 These little ghost-shaped candles add a touch of whimsy and spookiness to any space. They’re perfect for a Halloween-themed centerpiece or to place around your home for a cozy, eerie ambiance.


+ Pumpkin Lanterns +

Pumpkin lanterns are a Halloween classic, and they come in various sizes and designs. I love placing them on our mantel, windowsills, or even above the dining table or art table to create a warm, inviting glow. Depending on your climate or if you have a roof that covers your porch you could also use these as halloween decorations outdoor.


+ Gus Gus (Ghost Pillow) +

This adorable ghost pillow, affectionately named Gus Gus, is an instant hit with the kids. It’s both cute and spooky, making it the perfect addition to our Halloween decor.

GUS GUS (ghost pillow)

+ Faux Spider Webbing+

 What’s Halloween without some creepy-crawlies? Faux spider webbing is a must for adding that eerie touch to your home. Draping it over mirrors, furniture, or doorways instantly transforms your space.


+ Black and White Ceramic Pumpkins +

These chic pumpkins are perfect for those who prefer a more sophisticated Halloween decor. Their timeless black and white design adds a touch of elegance to any room.


+ Checkered Blanket +

Cozy up your space with a checkered blanket. It not only adds warmth but also a stylish element to your Halloween decor.


halloween decorations outdoorhalloween decorationsIdeas for Decorating the Inside of Your Home for Halloween

Now that we have our Amazon favorites in hand, let’s chat fun and creative ideas for decorating the inside of your home for Halloween:

+ Spooky Entryway +

Create a spooky and welcome by adorning your entryway with pumpkin lanterns, spider webbing, and more!

+ Ghostly Gallery Wall +

Transform your usual family photos or paintings by adding ghost, bat or pumpkin cutouts or masks to the frames.

+ Spooky Table Settings +

 Whether it’s a Halloween-themed dinner or just a family meal, set the table with black and orange dishes, mini ghost candles, and spooky centerpieces with black florals or black taper candles. You can totally have fun with this for halloween decorations diy, halloween decor ideas, halloween decor diy!

+ Haunted Mantel +

Decorate your mantel with a mix of ceramic pumpkins, spider webbing, and pumpkin lanterns. Add some faux bats or spooky garlands for an extra eerie touch.

+ Cozy Reading Nook +

 Create a cozy corner for storytelling with checkered blankets, plush Gus Gus pillows, and soft lighting from mini ghost candles — don’t forget your favorite cozy fall books or spooky Halloween stories!

+ Kid-Friendly Decor +

Get the little ones involved by letting them craft DIY Halloween decorations like paper ghosts, handprint spiders, or jack-o’-lantern garlands.

+ Halloween Movie Night +

Set up a Halloween movie night with a blanket fort, popcorn, Halloween candy, halloween decorations, halloween decorations indoor and a pumpkin lantern or two for a spooky cozy movie night!

You can find my Halloween List here!

This Halloween, as we deck the halls and every nook and cranny of our home, I’m reminded of the joy it brings to our family. It’s about creating a magical and memorable space where the kids can hold onto the magic of childhood!


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October 3, 2023


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