Creepy Chic Halloween Decor

I know I know, I’ve been very noticeable in my absence on this blog over the last month! I have just been so ridiculously busy with work that I haven’t had a minute. I have 3 pretty big projects on the go at the moment and all of them are at installation stage (and there was me thinking I’m a good planner lol).  So between design planning, product sourcing and scheduling contractors, this little blog of mine has been a tad neglected of late 🙁

However back in September I noticed that there was a lot of searches on this blog for Halloween posts and I promised I’d share some spooktastic decorating ideas for your home this year.  So true to my word, here’s a few ideas to scare and impress your guests at the same time.

vintage halloween

Add a little vintage twist to your Halloween decor. I love this festive vignette that Brandy from Brandywine Designs has created in her home. The vintage cases, the skull, the raven. Isn’t it fantastic!

halloween photo gallery

You all know that I’m a big fan of family photo galleries.  But how about swapping your family photos for a few festive images for a fun Halloween display.  Image from Pinterest


Who says you can’t be spooky and pretty at the same time?  Add a touch of festive class to your hall table. Image from Emerald Interior Design Blog


A skull shaped sconce lighting up your front door will certainly give the heebie jeebies to approaching visitors! Image source: PopSugar

Food Styling: Maggie Ruggiero Prop Styling: Elizabeth MacLennan

Give your dining table a bit of bite with these vampire teeth napkin holders. Image source: Brit + Co 


Gold candle holders, black candles and pumpkins painted black give a spooky yet elegant look to this dining table. Image source: Stylizmo


Turn your front garden into a Halloween Graveyard. Image source: The Budget Decorator 


I love this, its funny and creepy at the same time.  You could even add some lights to the skeletons to really scare the bejeepers out of the neighbours at night 🙂 Image source: Pinterest


Cast a sinister glow to your decor by adding “blood” to some candles for a macabre touch. Image source: The Creative Goddess


Paint some cheap plastic bats with a thin coat of white paint to add an elegant yet freaky touch to your dining table. Image source: Buzz Feed

For more Halloween ideas check out some of my other articles or hop on your broomstick over to my Halloween Pinterest Board

Stay safe out there everyone!

About Karen

My name is Karen Hughes and I'm an Interior Designer from Dublin, Ireland. I’m passionate about design and I started this blog as a way to connect with others just as passionate as myself. I tend to ramble on about all sorts of things, projects I’m working on, people, places and things that inspire me (and some that don’t). So put the kettle on, get comfy and settle in. I hope you enjoy your visit and don't forget to say hello. Visit my website to find out more about my services and view my work.

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