Spooktacular Halloween decorating suggestions come in Halloween handy for the decorista who dares to bedazzle house and home in haunted fashion destined to thrill and delight the eye.
Halloween is a prime time for showcasing your decorating creativity.
From fraught with frightful or a lavish display in spine-chilling style, doors, windows, fireplace mantels, staircases, porches, lawns, gardens, and sidewalks become prime players in a game of Halloween decorating dress-up.
Affordable is the trick.
Eye-catching is the treat.
I like a little fright mixed with a tad of harmless haunt so the theme appeals to kids of all ages.
Doorstops and garden statues easily and eerily stand fabulous as centerpieces for the Halloween feast table or bar cart.
Sit this rat doorstop next to a cheese board and let the oohs and eeks ensue.
Be sure to add by Black Cat by Janet Jackson to your Halloween playlist.
Seasonal, special event, and holiday decorating can wreak double, double toil and trouble on one’s wallet; top reason why I like to source and suggest items that pull double decorating duty.
Magnolia Dried Wreath Brown – Threshold™
81 oz Stoneware Pumpkin Jar – Threshold™
10 oz Stoneware Pumpkin Jar White – Threshold™
9.5 in Crackle Glass Pumpkin Decor
Large Ceramic Pumpkin Rust – Threshold™
Pumpkin decor far exceeds the plastic orange jack-o-lantern decor of yesteryear.
Although I still love the vintage and throwback to childhood days pieces, I am over the harvest moon for many of the new traditional offerings found on sites and retail shelves.
Take a spiced pumpkin candle in deep amber orange and pair it with a faux maple leaf wreath in candle ring fashion and voilà- a fall themed pumpkin palace centerpiece.
Bring the spooky-the creepy-the painful memories of stepping on these as a kid with a scattering of sweet gum tree balls in close proximity to the wreath.
When the clock strikes midnight on November 1st these accents find new life added to your home for the Thanksgiving holiday decorative accessories list.
Pick your poison.
About ten days from Halloween (or party date) pick up a dozen or two of roses. I stick them in a vase with very little warm water, and allow them to wither and dry out.
Come the day of the dead roses place the stems in a freakishly gorgeous vase.
Tulle by the yard is my go-to inexpensive solution to table wraps and centerpiece accessory.
Vintage style eyeglasses, a novelty pipe, magnifying glass, and a Victorian style top hat(Halloween decoration now, Christmas tree topper for the holidays) and you’ve got yet another themed Halloween decorating suggestions centerpiece.
Ambiance is an essential component in the entertaining equation.
Flameless LED candles cast a (safe) spell and shadow of mystique.
Dim all the lights is not only a Donna Summer disco hit, but my lighting rule for an enchanting evening.
String lights in your favorite color offer a soft glow to light the party night.
Place lights inside a clear glass pumpkin jar with lid or under a collection of clear glass cloches to create a simple yet elegant lighting option.
Delighted with the look this in the style of designer pillow cover and a flecked spider from the dollar store nesting atop offers.
Uninvited guests visiting front porch haunts provide creepy-crawly effects.
Serving Halloween decorating suggestions for decades, the ever appropriate orange and black plastic jack-o-lantern pail makes for the perfect pumpkin ice bucket.
Halloween Harvest Punch
4 cups apple cider
4 cups cranberry juice
3 cups ginger ale
1 cup orange juice
½ cup fresh lemon juice
3 cinnamon sticks
apple slices, raspberries, and melon balls for garnish
In a large punch bowl, add ice, apple cider, cranberry juice, ginger ale, orange juice, lemon juice, and cinnamon sticks. Stir to mix.
Serve in rocks glasses over ice.
Garnish with apple slice, raspberry, and melon ball.
You’re traveling through another dimension, a dimension not only of sight and sound but of mind. A journey into a wondrous land whose boundaries are that of imagination.
Your next stop, the Twilight Zone and the buffet table.
Fun, frightful, and fabulous Halloween decorating suggestions offer affordable ideas and easy tips ready to help transform your home into the spooktacular showcase it’s sure to be.