The best indoor Halloween decorations – 36 spooky (and chic) designs to uplift your home for the season

We've spent hours hunting online for the very best indoor Halloween decorations, so you can dress your home for Halloween in style

Best indoor Halloween decorations
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From the fun to the scary and the chic, our list of the best indoor Halloween decorations can help you create the perfect Halloween scheme – no matter your style. 

Whether you are looking for some fun new buys to enhance your Halloween decorating ideas, or are in need of some fresh decor and are wondering what the latest Halloween trends are for this year, our list of the best indoor Halloween decorations will leave you feeling inspired for spooky season.

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From lights and lanterns that can coordinate with the best outdoor Halloween decorations, to cozy candles and pretty pumpkins, these our are favorite indoor Halloween decorations that we've seen this year.

Pumpkins

Halloween garland and pumpkins

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A symbol of not only Halloween decor but fall decor ideas and Thanksgiving decor too, you can't celebrate Halloween without plenty of pumpkins. 

From styling your space with freshly picked pumpkins and gourds, and embracing fun pumpkin carving ideas and pumpkin painting ideas, to purchasing more modern faux pumpkin designs that coordinate effortlessly with your existing decor, decorating with pumpkins is an easy way to spruce up your interior space for Halloween. 

Whether you're looking for some pretty realistic faux pumpkin designs, or are searching for a more colorful and unique pumpkin ornament, explore our best buys below.

Wreaths

Halloween kitchen decor, wreath on window, halloween table

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Traditionally used for Halloween door decor, and crafted from fall flowers and foliage to celebrate the changing of the seasons, wreaths are a favorite for outdoor Halloween decor, but they can also be used to bring beautiful decoration into the home, too.

The best Halloween wreaths really do come in all shapes and sizes. From autumnal designs, similar to fall wreath ideas, to dark and spooky styles, wreaths can adorn walls, windows and even hang over mirrors and artwork. Shop our stylish selections below.

Garlands

Balsam Hill fall garland on table

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Hanging a Halloween garland is a quick and easy way to uplift your home for the season.

Whether you opt for a natural design that coordinates with the foliage and flowers of your chosen wreath, or choose a more contemporary style, garlands can be hung pretty much anywhere in the home. Perfect for use in a dining room, for Halloween mantel decor, or to greet you in an entryway – we explore the best Halloween entryway decorations in our dedicated piece, they are a highly versatile addition to your Halloween decor collection.

Tableware

CB2 halloween table lifestyle

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If you're looking for more subtle Halloween decor ideas, then embracing beautiful Halloween table decor can be a great way to bring seasonal charm into your home – and it will no doubt impress your guests if you're planning on doing plenty of entertaining throughout the season. 

From stylish new plates and cutlery, to seasonal tablecloths and placemats, the best Halloween tableware is perfect for using for Halloween kitchen decor, and will only help to make your meals feel more seasonal and special.

Lights and lanterns

Metal pumpkin lanterns

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Lights and lanterns can not only act as stand-alone decorations in their own right, they can also help to illuminate your other Halloween decorations too. 

From simple sets of string lights, to traditional Jack-O-Lanterns and unique Halloween lights, illuminate your home for the season with our top picks below.

Candles

Studio McGee Halloween decor

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Just like lights and lanterns, cozy candles can help to bring a beautiful glow and sense of warmth into your home for Halloween – as well as inviting seasonal scent, too. 

Adding the perfect finishing touch to a Halloween table, they can also be used on coffee tables, sideboards, in windowsills and more.

Fun decorations

Terrain halloween house decorations

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Of all the holidays, Halloween really is the time to go all out with seasonal decor that evokes an atmosphere of fun and humor.

From spooky skeletons and signs, to more simple ornaments that celebrate traditional Halloween symbols, we've selected our favorite fun designs below.

FAQs

How to decorate the inside of your house for Halloween?

How you decorate your home for Halloween completely depends on your style and how minimalist and maximalist you want to be with your decor. 

For indoor decorations that can be appreciated both indoors and outdoors, ensure to decorate your windows – light up decorations are perfect. 

Start with rooms that you spend the most time in and where you can really appreciate the decor. Living rooms, dining rooms and entryways are often the main spaces that are decorated but there is no reason you cannot bring Halloween decor into the bedroom and kitchen too.

As we have explored with our list of the best indoor Halloween decorations, there are so many decor designs to choose from. From wall decor ideas to lighting, ornaments and tableware, there is no shortage of ideas and fun seasonal products to embrace in your home for Halloween.


If you're feeling inspired by our list of the best indoor Halloween decorations, but are still unsure on which designs to pick for your home, we explore the most popular Halloween decorations in our dedicated feature. This guidance can help you narrow down your decor ideas by embracing more popular styles, or prompt you to embrace unique decor that is completely unexpected – the choice is yours.

Zara Stacey
Content Editor

Zara joined Homes & Gardens in February 2022 as a Content Editor. After studying English Literature at University, she worked as an Ecommerce Website Editor, Content Writer and Buying Intern at multiple independent businesses within the luxury retail and lifestyle sectors. Her role at Homes & Gardens unites her love, experience and passion for the world of design and desire to create inspiring written content. She enjoys nothing more than discovering new trends, brands and products, whether that be in fashion, interior design or lifestyle.