October 21, 2013

Halloween Decor Must-Haves

Halloween is coming – is your house ready to cast a spell? We love decorating of all kinds, and we have 5 Halloween décor staples you need on-hand every time this haunted season comes to town!


1. Apothecary Jars: You simply can’t go wrong with a set of apothecary jars.

You can find these jars in just about any shape and size!
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They are a traditionally beautiful accessory that can stand in your home year-round. Once October hits, you can fill them with all sorts of festive goodies – think candy, plastic spiders, or gooey toy eyeballs!
More super cute ideas here:

Left: Pottery Barn
Right: Lori’s Favorite Things…

Adorable party goody storage!
via My Wed Deal

2. Black Candlesticks: This is another accessory that can hang out in your home all year.
From this:


via Mrs. DIY and the tennis guy

To this, in no time at all:


via Pop Culture and Fashion Magic
You MUST visit this link – truly amazing compilation of pumpkin carving ideas!

3. Chalkboards: Chalkboards have made a HUGE comeback. It’s not that they truly ever went anywhere, but craft maidens and party planners all over are using them for a mix of purposes.
We suggest using one in your home to keep your weeks organized 11 months out of the year. Once the month of October hits, help your chalkboard get a lil creepy!


4. Wreath: Ah, the trusted wreath! Maybe it’s the Southern ladies in us, but we don’t think you can properly announce any special day without the addition of a wreath.
Halloween wreaths are particularly fun and we are loving the burlap variety.
 Keep in mind that burlap makes for a beautiful addition to any table setting or vignette – invest in some this fall season and store it with the rest of your home décor. There’s no telling what you may decide to use it for next year!
 5. Pillows – Black pillows can easily set a macabre tone in your living space! Not to mention, if you find the right pillow, it could even stay on a couch or chair in your home for the rest of the year. There are so many fun ones to choose from. Mix it up for Halloween – it’s certainly a season when you can throw out the rules (do rules even exist?)!

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via Etsy


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We hope this has proved helpful! Here are a few more inspirational images for you as you finalize your prep for the big day. Most importantly, don’t forget to have fun – the more trick, the more treat! 😉

Look at those ikat and chevron pumpkins!
Seriously, go check out this blog: Fashion and Pop Culture Magic: Pumpkin Carving Ideas

LOVE white pumpkins!
They look so fresh against all of the black.

It doesn’t get much easier than throwing old white sheets over your furniture!
What a bone-chilling effect!
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Grab those old bachelorette party boas and pump up your Halloween décor!
DigsDigs (LOADS of great decorating ideas on this link too!)

Garland is always a darling way to set the tone.
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