Written by Paisley Tedder

Halloween decor trends you need to know

Taking Halloween to the next level this year by incorporating it into your decor scheme. Whether it’s a new tablescape setting or temporary feature wall idea, there are plenty of ways to add a terrifying twist on your interiors.

Let Good Homes magazine guide you through some of 2021’s best Halloween decor ideas…

Open house

The best place to start with your decorating is the front of your home. There are plenty of autumn craft ideas on Pinterest that can pimp up that space, but you can add soft furnishings, candles and an outdoor rug to increase the effect.

Halloween decor at front of house with garlands, autumn wreath and pumpkins

Photo: Wayfair

Wonder wall

Bring the house of horrors into your living room or bedroom with a temporary feature wall design. Wall Sauce have tonnes of inspiration so you can instantly transport yourself into a creepy graveyard, haunted house or another suitably scary venue for the season. You may even decide to keep this Halloween decor as a permanent fixture!

Halloween decor temporary feature wall

Photo: Wall Sauce

Cosy club

Not all of these Halloween decor ideas require redecorating you’ll be pleased to know, some are just handy swaps from your existing decor. Rattan and wicker are still very much on-trend for AW21, and the cosy vibe they bring fits perfectly with Halloween. Simply scattering candles, cushions and flowers strategically will give your room a spooky vibe, setting it up beautifully for a frightful movie night.

Rattan cabinet with scaettered cushions, candles and flowers for Halloween decor

Photo: Otto Cane

Top tables

Creating new tablescapes for the season has become hugely popular in the last few years and Halloween is no exception. This stunning pumpkin table runner, candles and pumpkin place-settings give off a Harry Potter-style look which is ideal for October entertaining.

Halloween decor tablescaping with candles, flowers and pumpkins

Photo: Sophie Allport

Let there be light

The right lighting is the master of setting the mood which is essential for Halloween decor. Lights4fun have plenty of star buys which you can bring out year after year. From light up pumpkins and candlesticks to glowing trees, you can set the spooky scene best suited to your set up.

Halloween decor lights with forest background

Photo: Lights4fun

Which of these Halloween decor ideas will you be recreating in your home? Let us know by tweeting us @goodhomesmag, posting a comment on our Facebook page or posting a pic on Instagram using the hashtag #ThisGoodHome for your chance to be featured on our Instagram.

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