Pop-up Halloween stores might have you thinking you need expensive decorations that involve electricity, but don’t overlook the spooky power of handmade décor. Shop from Washington-state Etsy sellers- support your neighbors and receive your new treasures in the mail that much sooner!
There is no going wrong with a “Happy Halloween” banner from Federal Way’s I Do Banners or some whimsical bat bunting from Phat Quarters (Ridgefield). This ghost ornament from Vintage Bloom Design in Nine Miles Falls or a Halloween wreath from Bellingham’s Crafty Little Gnome is the perfect addition to your front door to make sure trick-or-treaters know you are open for business. Sumner-based Retro Relic Revival’s “Death by Candy Corn” hoop art from would look great indoors or out.
A Sign For Life (Port Angeles) offers a black and orange “Fright This Way” sign, distressed for an eerie, rustic feel. This “Eat, Drink & Be Scary” sign from Olympia’s Our Hobby To Your Home is perfect for Halloween parties or themed weddings. This metal scaredy cat silhouette from Palander Metal Works in Seattle would look incredible on a window sill or fireplace mantle.
There is just something extra-scary about Halloween kitsch, as this chalkware figure from Spokane-based Sprinkles In Time proves. This vintage brass cat from Old Vintage Goodies (also Spokane) has that same spooky quality as well, as do these apothecary bottles from Tacoma’s The Black Spruce. These beaded spiders from Bothell’s Creativo Colorito are just fantastic- hang them anywhere unexpected and give your family or co-workers a little extra fright.
If you prefer glitz to gore, these glittery purple mason jars from Spokane’s The Speckled Egg and these cushion covers adorned with pumpkins and stars from Seclusion Cove (Seattle) would be the perfect touch to your living room. These paper pumpkins from Vintage Junk Girl in Nine Miles Falls have been beautifully crafted with vintage sheet music. Seriously though- is there anything cuter than Seattle-based Lucky Bunny’s amigurumi candy corn mushroom?
Visit this treasury to see all of these fun Halloween décor pieces together.