Whether you’re in Florida’s mild climate or New England’s sweltering fall temperatures, we all have one thing in common this time of year: Halloween!
And while parents around the world are protecting their children costume ideas (and try to avoid the minute ago stress), we in the interior design community are channeling all those haunted vibes straight into our homes. That’s right, it’s time to turn our dignified ordinary abode into the spooky haunts we know they can happen.
Fear not: Halloween decorations don’t have to be all about witches, skeletons, and screaming bats (though we’re not crazy about over-the-top decorations!). If you’re looking for something a little lighter this fall, we’ve found everything that will satisfy your holiday decorating cravings, minus chintz.
$99.50 at Grandin Road
Set a ghostly tone with this tattered cotton scarf that can be worn over a mantle, buffet, table top or even stair railing this Halloween.
Turn your fall dinner party into spooky fun with this giant spider web-evoking lace tablecloth. It can be used alone or layered on top of another color to faithfully display every macabre detail. More to know: It’s in Runner also.
Avant-garde, creepy and beautiful at the same time, this black feather garland by Michaels is a beautiful way to decorate the entrance to your home this Halloween season.
It’s not really Halloween if you don’t have a few skulls involved, right? Right. We love this silly trio, which mimics the old adage “see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil” and think they are perfect for fireplaces and coffee tables. Plus, they’re candle holders so you can really pop them with your best flickering flame.
Keep the amazement going with this web serving disk. In addition to giving it a festive feel, this saucer’s raised edges also help prevent any nasty stains or spills from ruining the fun.
Your bartender for the season? He is not a talkative person. But he keeps the wine flowing! Trust us, this bottle holder will be one of your new favorite decorations.
If you’re looking for a sophisticated piece with a sky-high creepy element, look no further than these spine-shaped candles. The set features three handmade candles that look like melted bones when lit. Tell it to us: “Ew!”
Want to launch the most elegant Halloween soiree ever? This gorgeous punching bowl will guarantee you success. Made from mouth-blown glass, Williams Sonoma’s bowl – which is equally adept at kid-friendly punching and adults-only cocktails – comes with six gold-rimmed glasses to boot.
$99.50 at Grandin Road
Halloween isn’t complete without a skeleton, and we love this glamorous gold selection from Grandin Road. Life size 5 feet tall, the skeleton is fully hugged from head to toe, which means you can place him at the piano or on your front porch rocking chair, or pose him enjoying a cocktails at the dining table.
Taking a more modern take on a faux pumpkin, this decorative sculpture from Target can blend seamlessly with any decor from your mantle to your kitchen table and anywhere in between. .
Start your morning with pumpkin bright thanks to this mug. This handy piece of decor can make its way into any room in your home, instantly giving it a spooky appeal.
How do you prove your Halloween powers are unlimited? For a completely exotic succulent grower, that’s the way. This man’s dark and terrifying eyes seem to follow you wherever you go. The best part? Factory is fake and maintenance free!
Don’t let the darkness spoil the beauty of your wreath. This lighted wreath will give all your guests a unique welcome.
Kiddos as well as adults look forward to Halloween with high expectations, which is why this “countdown to” block is a fun addition to your decor. Keep the “Nightmare Before Christmas” theme year-round as you count down the days until Halloween is finally here. Bonus: The block comes with a Christmas sign, which means you can count down to that other big holiday as well.
If you’re an ’80s kid, it’s safe to say you’re still terrified of “A Nightmare on Elm Street” villain Freddy Kreuger – and you can infuse that horror into your home right now. , thanks to this Elm Road sign! Place it on a bookshelf, above the bathroom or anywhere you want to ward off yourself, your family or your guests.
Diptyque make the most of it scented candles in the biz, and we’re exploring the moody vibes of the Baies/Berries fragrance that smells of roses and black currant leaves. Sizes from 10 to 51 ounces come in a matte black glass jar that will highlight the rest of your Halloween decor perfectly.
Sometimes you just need a few ghosts to get you in the Halloween spirit, and this simple white set will get the job done. Each includes an on/off button and requires three AA batteries to light up – wherever you put these mugs, they’ll make for some seasonal fun.
$ 39.50 at Grandin Road
Keep everyone on track this Halloween with this fun battery-powered cow hand. Perfect coat and bookshelf filledThe hands also make for a great – and surprisingly – central table!
We love the glamor and circumstance of this official sign – let your guests know in advance that they are about to enter a haunted house!
$5 at Target
If you don’t like dark, spooky decor, set the tone for your dinner party with these plaid pads from Target – they’re subtle enough to keep on your table all season. If you want to add a festive look to your venue setting, add these cute pumpkin lamp cloth napkin into your shopping cart.
This we know: Williams Sonoma soap and lotion sets are the absolute best, whether you have them in your kitchen, makeup room, or master bath! And we’re really surprised that they have a Halloween-friendly scent, featuring fresh pumpkin, butter and brown sugar mixed with creamy vanilla, toasted pecans and warm spices housed in a container. stainless steel utensils. This set is something you’ll want to use all year.
Maybe this is technically outdoor decoration, but either way, let your guests know in advance – now, in advance – that they are about to enter a Halloween house with this absolutely gorgeous fall wreath. Weatherproof and including thousands of fake berries, the vibrant wreath comes in five sizes and comes from ElegantWreath, a retailer with over 38,000 sales and 6,800 positive reviews.
Got an empty wall that needs to be filled? Let these bats do it for you this Halloween. Whether you’re looking to arch them through a window or drop them on a fireplace, flying bats will take on an artistic look when massed on your wall. That’s right, we said it – the bats are beautiful!
Not all Halloween decorations need to be spooky, which is exactly why we love this felt ball wreath. Reusable for years to come, the garland has a modern vibe that will add a festive tone to your fireplace, shell, or doorway!
$ 39.50 at Grandin Road
Got a side bowl? Look no further than this set of eight eyeballs from Grandin Road. Part exquisite, part spooky, glossy eyeballs – FYI: Each ball has two eyes, one on the front and one on the back – super artistic and will look absolutely gorgeous as an ornament center table or a vase of flowers.
We just found your candy bowl for the cheaters, and um, yes, you’ll be using it year-round. Crafted in Mexico from black terracotta, the 11-inch bowl accented with small skulls will add just the right amount of spookiness to your Halloween.