TRICK OR TREAT: IT’S HALLOWEEN!
The spooky season has arrived – so don’t hold back the mischief in your holiday decor. Here are some ideas.
1. Haunted Hearth
A mantel adorned with candlesticks and julep cups covered in fluorescent spray paint, adds a brooding dimension to a fireplace found only in the most stylish of haunted mansions.
2. Bewitching Bar Cart
Thirsty for a wicked witch’s brew? Roll out a chic bar cart that’s gone through a mad makeover. A skull decanter is the perfect container for sinful spirits, while a vase holding eucalyptus leaves that have been spray-painted black, sets just the right tone for mischief.
3. Eye-Catching Candy Corn
This season, don’t just eat candy corn, decorate with it! Candy corn stuck into foam spheres and placed in black urns create a playful look with an edge.
4. Crows of a Feather
A murder of crows lounging on spindly branches is a unique and unexpected decorative accent. Secure the display with moss in an antique urn for vintage allure.
5. Centerpiece of Darkness
Fill a large silver tray with dark hued fruit, black pillar candles, and some very hungry plastic creepy-crawlies to create a centerpiece that’s the stuff of nightmares and a laugh.
6. Mercury Glass Pumpkins
Mercury glass pumpkins add a vintage look to your Halloween decor. Set these festive gourds on the dinner table or in your windows.
7. A Peculiar Greeting
Make your doorstep the spookiest one in town by layering preserved moss and pumpkins in a black urn. Top with a skull to make the perfect greeting for wary trick o’ treaters.
8. Chain Garland
Warn of danger ahead and keep intruders out with this glittery black chainlink garland draped across a display or a door.
9. Halloween Tree
Arrange spray-painted black branches in a large black urn topped with moss, and hang beguiling ornaments at various heights.
10. Spooky Wreath
Create a wreath with silk roses, spray paint it black, and finish it with a black taffeta ribbon bow for a bold Halloween look.
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