Whether you’re planning on throwing a party or just want the Halloweeniest house on the block, turning to Etsy for your (occasionally) handmade seasonal bric-a-brak is a no brainer. Hah! A no brainer! Thematic pun! Sure you’ll find your mass-produced, made in China stuff hiding in your searches, but there are some great, creative props available on the site that will help liven up your festivities. Liven up! Hah! I’m on a roll.
The atmosphere starts outside. Set the tone with jaunty holiday wreath.
Skull Wreath, $75.00, Designs by Gee
Prop ‘spell’ book. Includes book stand and fake raven.
Witch Spell Book, $39.00, by Oddsurd
Tombstone styled invitations for your happening Halloween party. I look forward to receiving mine in the mail.
Tombstone invitations, $7.75, Damn French Desserts.
Did you ever see the movie Witchboard? No? Ok, don’t watch it before you give out these tiny Ouija boards as party favors.
6-pack Mini Ouija Boards, $4.75, Fallawake
The undead are so hot right now.
How about a zombie cutout clock? Make your own joke about killing time here.
Zombie Clock, $42.50 by Moral Mustache.
A party favor? Activity? Strange present for nephews from weird Aunt Slay? Appropriate for all of the above.
Munchies for your table spread. You can make your own, but lazy decorators like to let someone else do the heavy lifting.
Zombie Finger Shortbread cookies, 7 to a box, $14.00 by Ruthies Cookies
BRAAIINNSS. Perfect for over a child’s bed. If you really don’t care for that child.
Braaains: The Zombie Mobile, $36.00 by Salty and Sweet
Look, stop complaining about vampires being over. It’s not going to happen. Stop trying to make it happen. Now, pull open your Edward Gorey illustrated copy of Dracula and get used to it.
Dracula luminary, $10.00 each, by Minks Paperie
VonErickson’s Original Coffin Couch, $4,900.00 by VonErickson
A little Buffy vibe for your Halloween party. Priced for the same people who’d buy the couch.
“19th century” Traveling Vampire Kit, $400.66, by The Rag and Bone Emporium
Nosferatu inspired wall decal. Install in your spare bedroom for the drunks that need to stay over. You can also accessorize with a flock of bats.
Nosferatu Shadow Wall Art, $29.00, by Pillerbox Designs