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September, 2023 | Amy Gordon

14 Cute Halloween Decorations for a Sweet (Not Spooky!) Holiday

The air is getting crisper, school is back in session, and pumpkin spice is taking center stage on every menu and in our fall decor. (Especially in our candle section.) Yep, fall is here, which means October 31 is right around the corner. And if your Halloween style skews more trick than treat, you’re going to be thrilled to check out these best cute Halloween decorations you can buy right now. They include adorable black cats, grinning jack o’ lanterns, candy-inspired lighting, and so much more.

Top retailers like Amazon, Wayfair, and Williams Sonoma are stocked up with cute Halloween decor that brings out the sweet, not the scary, in the hauntedly wholesome holiday. Keep reading for our guide to the most adorable, “awww”-inducing decorations to help you create the Halloween scene of your dreams.

Calloway Mills Hey Boo Doormat


If you’re looking for cute outdoor Halloween decorations that combine fun and function, then this cheeky doormat is a sweet, sweet find. The punny message will give your guests a chuckle before they even walk through your door.

Sweetzo Gingerbread Haunted Cookie House Kit


Interactive holiday decor is the most fun, especially when it’s as adorable as this haunted gingerbread house. The devilishly delicious kit comes with bright orange icing and Halloween-themed candy to make it look as spooky or inviting as you’d like.

haunted gingerbread house kit

Touchat Sherpa Plaid Twin Blanket


Sometimes all it takes to spread the Halloween spirit is a dose of orange and black. This cozy Amazon blanket features a plaid design that lets your household know what time of year it is without any creepy ghosts, witches, or bats. (Oh, my!)

Staub Mini Stoneware Pumpkin Cocotte


Goodies somehow taste better when they come in a cute container, don’t you think? This pumpkin-shaped mini Staub cocotte is perfect for serving candy and snacks, and since it’s made from durable stoneware, you can use it in the oven, too.

orange and black string lights

LUMABASE Mini Candy Corn String Lights


Love them or hate them, no holiday sweet screams “Happy Halloween!” louder than candy corn. These affordable, weather-resistant outdoor string lights feature the sugary treat’s iconic yellow-and-orange color scheme.

Rouihot Set of 4 Linen Throw Pillow Covers 


We love decorations that transform everyday items into festive finds. With this set of four stylish, Halloween-themed throw pillow covers, you can dress your sofa up in its own version of a fun costume.

Nomnu Coffin Letter Board With Spooky Emojis


Express yourself this Halloween! This adorable, coffin-shaped letterboard comes with an assortment of letters and seasonally themed shapes, so you can share your own unique holiday sentiment.

PEANUTS™ Halloween The Great Pumpkin Towels Set of 2


Ready for some sweet nostalgia this year? These orange-edged tea towels feature characters from one of the best-loved Halloween cartoon classics, It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.

white kitchen towels with halloween Snoopy
black table runner with skeletons

The Holiday Aisle Sperber Halloween Table Runner


Just because you’re low on storage space doesn’t mean you have to temper your holiday spirit. Easy to fold up and stow away during the off-season, this Halloween table runner features hilarious skeleton figures in some of your favorite yoga poses.

Halloween Wooden Decor


Halloween mantel decor is a must. These wooden creatures are an easy way to add character without going overboard.

halloween countdown calendar

Williams Sonoma Halloween Countdown Calendar


Who says the holiday festivities have to be confined to just one day? This unique take on an advent calendar offers sweet surprises each of the 13 days leading up to the main event, from lollipops to gummies to cookies, and more.

Jutom Halloween Ghost Soy Candles


Candles are essential for setting the holiday mood, but they needn’t be scary. These decorative miniature candles are shaped like adorable ghost emojis that are definitely of the friendly variety.

small ghost-shaped candles

Artoid Mode Halloween Placemats Set of 4


If dinnertime can feel like a chore, add some ghostly fun with these cute Halloween placemats. Pair them with white plates and a few candles—the kids will love dining in spooky style!

Temp-tations Seasonal Cake Plates Set of 2


Black cats get a bad rap! Take it from these cute ceramic cake plates—their only crime is asking you to indulge in another Halloween dessert.

black hat halloween serving tray

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