20+ Elegant Halloween Decorating Ideas

Not even orange and black can knock your home off its style game.

halloween decor

Forget plastic pumpkins and faux cobwebs. These decorations walk the line between eerie and elegant so well that you'll wish you could keep them on display all year long.

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Linen Pumpkins

Add a rustic touch to your tablescape with these linen pumpkinsYou can sit one on top of each place setting or sprinkle them down the runner.

BUY NOW: $47,

Mud Pie
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Hocus Pocus Bowls

Everyone's obsessed with white, farmhouse-inspired pottery these days. Embrace the trend this holiday with a set of nesting bowls for your candy covered in festive sayings.

BUY NOW: $341,

Rae Dunn
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Skull Clock

Trade in your everyday clock for a skull-shaped one, where you have to open the jaw to read the time. Creepy, yet functional.

BUY NOW: $42,

Design Toscano
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Halloween skulls
Boney Details

Display mini skulls inside a vase, or sprinkle them onto your mantelpiece or tabletop. No matter where you put 'em, they'll serve a healthy helping of creepy.

BUY NOW: $23, 

Pottery Barn
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Mummy Pumpkin

This pumpkin mummy is more sweet than scary, but the fact that it's wrapped in gauze gives it a tragic touch.

BUY NOW: $46,

Plow & Hearth
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Halloween banner
Rustic Banner

Nothing welcomes October quite like a rustic jute banner complete with a creepy aged appearance.

BUY NOW: $30, 

Pottery Barn
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Wooden Pumpkins

A set of hand-carved pumpkins fits right in when placed inside a rustic home and won't get old and moldy if you leave them out for too long.

BUY NOW: $30, 

OldeWorldCarvings on Etsy
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Iron Lanterns

Don't these iron lanterns look like something straight out of Sleepy Hollow? (And that block horse in the background doesn't help.)

BUY NOW: $113, 

Zodax
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Spiderweb Tablecloth

This tablecloth is a stylish layer that works just as well for a kids Halloween party buffet as an adult gathering.

BUY NOW: $46,

Heritage Lace
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Pumpkin Cloches

These hand-crafted cloches are blown out of recycled glass and add a touch of glamour to any Halloween spread.

BUY NOW: $15 and up, 

Pottery Barn
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Embroidered Runner

The pumpkins on this neutral runner are so subtle guests might not even catch them at first sight.

BUY NOW: $29,

Birch Lane
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Skeleton Hand

Place a votive holder with a subtle skeleton hand sculpture around it on a bookshelf for some unassuming (but festive) decor.

BUY NOW: $24,

Zingz & Thingz
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Faux Pumpkin Tower

Not a fan of carving? A tower of faux pumpkins is a pretty alternative, especially when you place it alongside a full holiday set up.

BUY NOW: $305,

Boo Boutique
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Pumpkin Pillow

This watercolor-inspired pumpkin throw pillow is weather-resistant, so it can be used both indoors or as an extra cushion while carving pumpkins outside.

BUY NOW: $40, 

Pottery Barn
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Skull Vase

A bouquet of dead branches is the only appropriate filler for this spooky mercury glass vessel.

BUY NOW: $15,

K&K Interiors
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Mantel Scarf

This black bat and mouse scarf will make your mantlepiece just a little bit creepier, with a touch of coziness too.

BUY NOW: $18,

The Holiday Aisle
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Creepy Pillow

Does it get any creepier than this pillow's nod to The Raven by Edgar Allen Poe? No, which is why we won't judge if you hide it in the closet after your party is over.

BUY NOW: $20, 

Target
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Skull Garland

Add a statement to the rest of your dark and spooky Halloween decor with this white skull garland.

BUY NOW: $14,

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Skeleton Stand

The only thing that could make cookies creepy is a stand with not one, but three skulls staring up at you. Eh, we'd still eat one.

BUY NOW: $75,

AngiolettiDesigns on Etsy
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Batty Doormat

Swirly black embossments give this bat doormat a more elegant spin — especially when compared to its furry creature counterpart.

BUY NOW: $34, 

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Poison Prop

Throw guests off during your next Halloween party by leaving a pretend bottle of poison on your bar cart, then let them help themselves to a drink.

BUY NOW: $18, 

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