Top Halloween Decor Trends

Turn your home into a haunted house with these outdoor and indoor Halloween decorations

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It's Halloween - the most frightful and fun time of year! Dressing up and going door-to-door for candy is a time-honored tradition, so make your home a can't-miss spot with festive Halloween decorations. 

This guide will give you Halloween decoration ideas that include outdoor decor such as Halloween inflatables and animated decorations, and more traditional decorations such as Halloween lights and door decor.

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Projectors

Become the scariest house on the street with just the press of a button! Projectors that display moving images on the inside of windows give the appearance of ghosts, zombies or even waltzing skeletons having the time of their undead lives inside your living room.

If you'd rather project spooky scenery onto the outside of your house rather than the inside, consider projection spotlights that display flying ghosts, bats and even witches. Simply insert the projector into your lawn and point it towards an uninterrupted surface on your home's exterior.

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Inflatables

Large outdoor Halloween inflatables are a simple and impressive way to decorate your yard. Simply plug it in and stake it down and you're ready to go!

Try a terrifying fire-breathing dragon to scare the neighbors, or welcome little trick-or-treaters with friendly vampire Minions.

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Skeletons

If you want to flex your creative muscles a bit more while decorating, invest in a family of poseable skeletons with glowing LED lights. Their plastic bones make them perfect for decorating inside or out, so create spooky scenes wherever you'd like.

And since no skeleton family is complete without a skeleton pet, make sure to get an animated skeleton cat and something for him to chase after - an animated skeleton rat!

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Animated Figures

Bring the magic of a haunted house ride to your front yard with animated characters. Available in a variety of sizes and prices, some of these moving figures are even pre-lit and come with an ominous soundtrack.

Welcome a group of sisterly witches and their cauldron to your yard, or keep your decor more subtle with a Grim Reaper pop-up tombstone or a black cat that watches everyone who crosses his path.

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Jack-O-Lanterns

Of course, any Halloween decorating wouldn't be complete with a traditional Jack-O-Lantern. Molded, pre-carved pumpkins allow you to decorate year after year with the same Jack-O-Lanterns without any mess or rotting. Try one with pre-lit glowing evil eyes.

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Tombstones

Turn your own front yard into a creepy cemetery, full of ghosts of Trick-or-Treaters past. Scatter tombstones throughout your yard - you can get them as a set, or find individual headstones to group together.

Halloween tombstones are available in a variety of features. Some have LED lights illuminating carvings or skeletons decorating the top, while others feature animated characters jumping up behind the headstone. There are even tombstones that blow fog or serve as Bluetooth speakers so you can sync up your smartphone to play scary music.

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Halloween Light Strands and Spotlights

No home is ever fully decorated without festive lights. String lights along your porch that flicker with a skull designs in the center, or look like skulls, spiders or pumpkins. There are even strands that look like dripping blood!

Go beyond the porch by lining your driveway with pre-lit luminary pumpkin bags.