It's that time of year again, when the cool and classy decor in your favourite stores is pushed aside to make way for ghoulish and grim Halloween accessories. While most of it is designed for the kiddies, that doesn't mean your home can't look stylish and sophisticated when celebrating All Hallows Eve. We've come up with seven ways to transform your home into a Halloween treat without sacrificing your sense of style.
1 Sophisticatedly scary
Create a creepily candlelit house this Halloween with these candles from Pottery Barn. Jazz up any regular votives with sophisticated twig-adorned hurricane lanterns and pair them with a spooky glitter glass skull to add a bit of sparkle and shine to your dark Halloween decor. Twig Hurricanes, starting at $39 US, Glitter Skull, $19 US, Pottery Barn.
2 Creepy clear candy jar
Delight your trick-or-treaters this Halloween with a glass pumpkin jar to house your yummy candy. Perfect for placing at the front door for the kiddies or for keeping treats at arm's length in your living room, this chic glass beauty is would look great in any room of your house. Tip: Buy a few jars and separate your fave sweets into each, then place on a black cake stand for a perfect candy party platter. Pumpkin Jar, $11, Crate and Barrel.
3 Spooky chic ceiling decor
Hesitant to dress your house for Halloween because you hate the kitsch factor? You can make your home suit the season and still look stylish with a few changes in decor. These great black and silver papered ceiling pom poms from Martha Stewart Crafts will dress up any front foyer, making it easier for you to pass up on the cobwebs and hanging bats. Black and Silver Tissue Paper Pom Pom Kit, $15, Martha Stewart Crafts.