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Oct. 30, 2013
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Ghost, ghouls, parties, oh my! Halloween is here, and it’s time to get your Halloween bash going, but where can you start getting your party ready? By checking out quality, handmade party decorations from Etsy artisans, of course! Decorations are essential for any bash, since they help create the atmosphere for the party. Rather than going trick-or-treating with your kids or young family members, you can have a fun, Halloween-themed party, whether for adults or children, with one-of-a-kind Halloween decorations from skilled artisans. From banners to miniature, sparkling trees, these Halloween-y items are fabulous decorations to add to your Halloween celebration. Not only can you use them for Halloween, but you can use them for fall decorations as well. Whether you want spooky, cute or trendy, these handmade decorations come in a variety of themes and designs to help you add that special spark to your Halloween party. ‘Spook’ up your Halloween social with any of these handmade decorations, and have unique and whimsy additions in your home.

Halloween Candy Corn Trees

by Whatevers Handmades

Decorate your home with Halloween flare with Whatevers Handmades’ Halloween candy corn trees! These trees are dyed with light, candy corn colors and dusted with glitter for a touch of sparkle. As a twist to traditional Halloween candy, Whatevers Handmades’ candy corn trees make for a subtle yet sparkling Halloween decoration.

Printable Hershey Kisses Stickers

by Paper Art by MC

Spice up regular Hershey Kisses for your party guests with Paper Art by MC’s printable Halloween Hershey Kisses stickers! From pumpkins to witches, you can find a variety of designs in this printable Halloween decoration set. You can also use these stickers for Hershey Kisses to hand out to trick-or-treaters. Find other vibrant Halloween printables and decorations in Paper Art by MC’s shop.

Happy Halloween Banner

by Inspirational Banners

Get your party guests in the Halloween spirit with Inspirational Banners’ vintage-inspired “Happy Halloween” banner! This banner presents the words “Happy Halloween” are in traditional orange and black colors and decorated with spider webs. Made with durable paper board cards, this banner can last through every Halloween party you host. You can find fall-inspired banners as well in Inspirational Banners’ shop.

Halloween Village House Candy and Gift Card Boxes

by Claudine Hellmuth

Add your own Halloween village in your home with Claudine Hellmuth’s Halloween village houses! These houses are meant to be used to store treats, gift cards, electric tea lights and more. You can use these village houses for Halloween party game prizes or treat boxes for your guests. As a printable item, you can continue to use these for every Halloween party you have and print out as many as you want. Find other quirky, printable Halloween treat boxes, centerpieces and more in Claudine Hellmuth’s shop and find Etsy coupons for her shop at NerdWallet Indie!

Printable Halloween Wall Art

by Novella Bleu

Don’t forget to deck your walls for your Halloween party! With Novella Bleu’s printable Halloween wall art, you’re set for wall decor for your Halloween bash. Novella Bleu’s trendy “Boo” wall art print is made sharp Chevron stripes and a whimsical pumpkin. You can also discover the other fall-inspired and Halloween-themed wall art prints in Novella Bleu’s shop.

Night Owl Luminary Set

by Minks Paperie

Spook your party guests with Minks Paperie’s night owl luminary set! Crafted with sturdy cardstock and vellum, this luminary set can be used for many Halloweens. With an electric tea light, you can light up these luminaries, and create the perfect, spooky effect for your Halloween bash. You can find other luminary sets in Minks Paperie’s shop, such as cats and scary faces.

Recycled Book Page Pumpkin

by Anthology On Main

Whether for your party’s refreshments table or family dining table, Anthology On Main’s recycled book page pumpkin is a spook-tacular addition to your home. Eco-friendly and festive, this paper-made pumpkin is made from a single, large book page along with a book spine for the stem. The curly wire tendrils on this pumpkin creates a whimsy and quirky appearance for this lovely home decor item. You can find other various paper pumpkins in Anthology On Main’s shop!

Candy Corn Colored Felted Acorns

by Fairy Folk

Dot your home with adorable and quaint felted acorns from Fairy Folk! Wrapped in quality wool and topped with authentic acorn caps, these acorns are perfect for fall and Halloween decor. Made with vibrant, fall colors, Fairy Folk’s felted acorns are crafted with colorful wool to fit the fall and Halloween season.

Halloween Wreath with Candlestick

by EverBlooming Original

Greet your guests with EverBlooming Original’s Halloween wreath! This midnight black, grapevine wreath is sprinkled with bright orange berries for a burst of Halloween color and includes a fanciful bow. With a fireless candlestick attached to the middle of the wreath, you can create a spooky entrance into your home. The candle has a timer setting that allows you to control how long you want the candle to be on. Add this elegant, Halloween-themed wreath to your front door for a unique decoration. Discover other Halloween or fall-inspired wreaths at EverBlooming Original’s shop.

Halloween Party Decoration Kit

by Unlimited Party Themes

Get the all-in-one Halloween party decoration kit from Unlimited Party Themes for your Halloween celebration! With a Halloween banner, cupcake wrappers, table cover and much more, this Halloween party decoration kit gives you all you need to throw a fabulous bash. You can choose different sizes, from eight to 24, to accommodate your the number of party guests. Unlimited Party Themes also offers Halloween party invitations separately to get your party guests hyped up for you Halloween social affair.

When it comes to decorating your Halloween party, the little details always count and create better decor. You can also focus on decorations that give you more for less. For instance, with party kits, you’re guaranteed to get the whole package for an excellent, festive event; they also help you avoid spending extra money and time on buying separate decorations for your bash. Enjoy your Halloween party with friends and family members, and have a Happy Halloween!

Written by Emily Nguyen, a core contributor to NerdWallet Shopping.