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These days, there are plenty of costumes, accessories and fun stuff to ensure your Halloween is spooktacular.

Jack-o-Lantern cushion, $24.95. Sequinned cushions have given chairs everywhere a new lease on life and thanks to this one, a festive twist. tkmaxx.com.au

Halloween balloons, $4.99 (pack of 20). Whether you’re hosting a Halloween party or simply decorating the front of your house, these designs will help set the scene. lombard.com.au

Hanging skeleton set, $18.95. Who knew skeletons could be both spooky and shiny? mrandmrsjones.com.au

Mortician black skeleton bodysuit, $28. PrettyLittleThing has released a range of skeleton-inspired pieces, and suggest pairing this with a painted face and flower crown. prettylittlething.com.au

Minnie platform sandals, $179.95. These shoes are available in a range of colorways, but with that splash of orange, this pair has a Halloween vibe. aliasmae.com.au

Skull ice moulds (set of three), $19.99. Create these spooky skull-shaped ice cubes in a silicone mould to pop in your Bloody Mary. yellowoctopus.com.au

Mini Ghost Light, $34.95 (30 per cent off the second if you buy two). Casper the Friendly Ghost made an otherwise scary apparition cute, and these guys do the same. beaconlighting.com.au

Pumpkin Enzyme Mask, $80. Not a fan of Trick or Treating? Rather be home enjoying a facial? Why not indulge on Halloween, and still partake in a healthy dose of pumpkin. sephora.com.au

Ghost shorts, $49.95. Has a matching pyjama top, for those after the maximum “boo” factor. peteralexander.com.au

Robo Alive spider, $9.99. Thanks to manufacturer Zuru’s robotic technology and enhanced motion sensors, it realistically brings a black widow spider to life. Available at Kmart, Big W and Target.

Halloween toddlers pumpkin costume (size 2-3), $15. Ideal for parents who love a costume that does all the work for you (no fake teeth, face painting or needlework required). Available at Big W.

Stories for Halloween by Edgar Allan Poe, $14.99. A selection of spine-chilling tales by the godfather of goth, $14.99. penguin.com.au

Kids skull brumby sheepskin boots, $109.95.  While many kids love skull motifs any time of year, they’re particularly appropriate when Halloween rolls around. emuaustralia.com.au

Natural Confectionery Company Sour Patch Tricksters, $4. A new addition to the Sour Patch family, these delicious jellies be yellow, purple and red, but have every chance of tasting like raspberry or apple, blackcurrant or orange and lemon or cola. Sour Patch even appointed master vocal coach of Vocal Alchemy, Tim Smith, as the brand’s tongue trainer to give Aussies tips on how to guess the right flavour. Available at Coles and Woolworths.