'Tis not too many days 'til Halloween, so fall decor and festive costume searches are rising rapidly. alone has more than 123,000 options for Halloween home decor items, but this year, people's searches are a bit different. The e-commerce site has noticed a change in trends that suggests people are trading out their rustic farmhouse pumpkins for a more mature, edgier aesthetic.
As writes, this year people want an "elevated Halloween"—one where decorations and costumes alike are becoming, in her words, "more 'pretty scary' than spooky." Among the decor trends that fall into this chic-yet-scary category are:
1. Modern and industrial twists on classic skeletons, and pumpkins, and ghosts
2. True crime themes (perhaps due to the popularity of true crime podcasts and documentaries?)
3. Magical and mystical everything
4. Geometric skull planters
Check out some of our favorite items from a couple of the categories above, then head over to to browse the others.
Ask about rustic farmhouse decor, and they'll tell you modern and industrial everything is taking over the throne as the most sought-after home style. That goes for Halloween as well, bringing in 360,000 searches for industrial-style decor, ""
Hand-Forged Steel Skull Paper Weight
This steel paperweight is chic enough to make the perfect year-round desk ornament.
Mini Concrete Pumpkins
I can certainly see why these miniature, hand-poured cement pumpkins are so trendy. They're an unexpected—and refreshing—twist on the gourds found in classic fall tablescapes.
Modern Ceramic Candleholder
This is where Etsy's mentioning of "scary pretty" comes in, because that's exactly what these candleholders are. The perfect combination of the two, I might add.
According to , there have been over 250,000 searches related to "tarot cards" and palmistry since the beginning of the year and that number continues to grow daily—especially around Halloween. With growing popularity, it seems as though ""
Leave these on your coffee table and see quite how quickly the party gets started. Everyone loves a good pick-me-up and these affirmation cards would be just that.
Palmistry Art Print
The future literally is in this artwork's hand—and, therefore, yours. Purchase it and immediately download and print to hang on your wall.
Astrology Tarot Deck
Astrology is cool and, like the affirmations deck, everyone will get sucked into looking at these even if it's not their usual jam. Throw these on your coffee table, too—even if only 'cause they're beautiful.
Now head over to to browse trendy true crime pieces and skull planters.