23 Last-Minute Decorations That'll Arrive Just in Time for Halloween

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hanging bats Halloween decorations
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You've made sure the pumpkins are carved, the costumes are made, and the candy is stocked (well, who knows if that will actually last until October 31). Now all you need to make your Halloween spectacular are a few last-minute decorative touches. We searched and scoured the Internet for our favorite Halloween decor from some popular go-to online shopping sites. Just because you haven't been planning the party for weeks doesn't mean your home can't be as spooky as the rest. Prepare for the creepy-crawlies, haunted spirits, and trick-or-treaters to stop by your house. You don't want to disappoint when it comes to a good scare or something frightfully fun. From scary Halloween items to cute fall decorations that'll last all season, we love decorating for this fun and festive holiday. Order soon, and they'll arrive just in time for Halloween to make sure your home will be the best trick-or-treating stop on the block.

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Hanging Scary Bats

hanging bats Halloween decorations

BUY IT: $21.95; etsy.com

These bats are a quick way to transform your favorite tree, doorway, or children's bunk bed into a little haunted hollow. The bats are pre-drilled, but you will need to furnish your own string. Black yarn is an easy, inexpensive option.

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Halloween Inflatables Tree Archway

halloween inflatable archway

BUY IT: $108.99; amazon.com

Turn your home into a veritable ghost town with this inflatable archway. Ghosts, skeletons, and monsters will give the tricker-or-treaters a grand entrance…and maybe make them work for their candy!

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Votive Ghost Candle

votive ghost candles

BUY IT: from $2.48; etsy.com

Planning a harvest or Halloween party for the adults? Light these adorable votive ghost candles for some festive fun with a grown-up flair.

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Bloody Garland Banner

bloody garland halloween banner

BUY IT: $9.99; amazon.com

This garland will give everyone a real scare—made with laminated plastic that gives the impression of shiny metal, these knives, hacksaws, and scissors are child-safe while turning your space into a real horror show.

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Geo Moon Light Sculpture

moon light sculpture halloween
Urban Outfitters

BUY IT: $34; urbanoutfitters.com

We love anything multi-purpose, and this moon does just the trick. It's at home in your bohemian bungalow and as a subtle Halloween decoration. Pull out your cauldron and your witch's hat; the glow of this moon is the final ingredient in your spell to cast Halloween fun.

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Black Gothic Romance Ceramic Pumpkin

gothic romance halloween pupmkin

BUY IT: $24.98; amazon.com

Whoever said Halloween couldn't be elegant has never heard of gothic romance. Delicate, rose-hued flowers adorn this intense black pumpkin that gives any tablescape the morbid touch of unrequited love.

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Fall Garland

fall garland leaves

BUY IT: $13.99; amazon.com

Not into blood, gore, and general spooky décor? This fall garland will keep you in the holiday spirit without the scaries, and you can keep it up all fall long.

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Happy Halloween Pillow Covers

halloween pillows

BUY IT: $19.99; amazon.com

Halloween can be cozy, too. Let your guests plop onto these festive pillows as they enjoy haunted tricks and treats at your harvest party.

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Tarot Tapestry

tarot tapestry halloween
Urban Outfitters

BUY IT: from $19; urbanoutfitters.com

You could say that getting these tarot tapestries is in the cards—just take your pick on the pattern and color.

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Light-Up Halloween Ghost Decorations

Halloween ghost lights

BUY IT: from $11.89; etsy.com

Say boo! These glowing Halloween ghosts add that playful, spooky touch with the flick of a switch.

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Flickering Flame Solar Lights

flickering flame torch lights

BUY IT: $64.99; amazon.com

Make every march to your front door a dramatic, haunted walk with these flickering flame solar lights. Those who approach will do so in the dancing orange torchlight—an elevated, spooky experience.

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Hand Ashtray

hand ash tray halloween
Urban Outfitters

BUY IT: $12; urbanoutfitters.com

Give everyone a fright with this hand-shaped tray. It holds trinkets, candy, incense, ashes, and more with a frightful alacrity.

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Wicked Witch Legs

wicked witch legs Halloween decoration

BUY IT: $11.95; amazon.com

We're not in Kansas anymore. If you place these at your door, run and hide! You may have drawn the ire of the Wicked Witch of the West.

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Friendly Halloween Yard Stake Signs

Friendly Halloween Yard Stake Signs

BUY IT: $13.99; amazon.com

Get the whole ghoulish crew together with these fun Halloween yard stakes.

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Halloween Paper Lanterns

Halloween Paper Lanterns

BUY IT: $13.99; amazon.com

This twelve-pack of festive lanterns features various orange-and-black prints and patterns.

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Ceramic Halloween Tree

Ceramic Halloween Tree

BUY IT: $39.98; amazon.com

Meet the Halloween version of our favorite heirloom ceramic tree.

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Light-Up Doormat

Pottery Barn doormat

BUY IT: $39; potterybarn.com

Greet guests with grinning ghosts that light up when stood on.

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Cobweb Fireplace Scarf

Cobwb Fireplace Scarf

BUY IT: $8.99; amazon.com

Give your mantel an extra touch of Halloween with these sinister cobwebs.

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Bat Wall Decals

Bat Wall Decals

BUY IT: $9.99; amazon.com

These stick-on 3D bats are easy to apply and will add some spook to your Halloween soirée.

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Giant Spider Web and Spiders

Giant Spider Web and Spiders

BUY IT: $17.99; amazon.com

The kids will get a kick out of this supersized spider web.

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Skull Ice Mold

Skull Ice Mold

BUY IT: $19.95; williams-sonoma.com

Keep your drink cool this Halloween with these skeletal molds.

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Halloween Décor Mummy

Felt Mummy

BUY IT: from $26; etsy.com

This adorable felt mummy will sit perfectly on your mantel.

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Light-Up Mist Machine

Light-Up Mist Machine

BUY IT: $14.89; amazon.com

Drape the floors in a blanket of spooky fog or create a bubbling witch's cauldron with this fun mist machine.

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