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Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home

While Halloween is a fun holiday to decorate for, you run the risk of going overboard with the jack-o-lanterns and spiders and ghosts. Sometimes store-bought decorations can look downright cheesy. So today we're sharing some elegant ideas that will keep your home looking classy this October.   

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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1. Paint a handful of vessels black and add labels to them, for a "pick your poison" style display. Check out more ideas here. [Photo: HGTV]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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2. Grab some dollar store Halloween decorations and spray paint them all gold, for a gorgeous display on a budget. Read more here. [Photo: Hip 2 Save]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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3. If you haven't noticed by now, spray paint is your friend. Coat a skull in black and fill it with white carnations for a creepy yet beautiful table setup. Get the deets here. [Photo: Persia Lou]

  

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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4. Simplicity is always effective... create a large cluster of paper bats on one wall for an eye-catching Halloween display. Get the tutorial here. [Photo: Made Everyday]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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5. Turn the lights down low and pair a metallic skull with some moody flowers, and you have an instant centerpiece. [Photo: via  Brabbu]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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6. Halloween decor doesn't have to be dark and gruesome... it can be light and humorous too. Read more about this gorgeous tablescape  here. [Photo: Julie Blanner]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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7. Black and white can be a very effective theme as well... just paint your pumpkins white and add a spider or two for effect. Read more here. [Photo:  Pizzazzerie]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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8. Black and gold painted pumpkins are another easy way to achieve an elegant look without spending a fortune. [Photo: Real Simple]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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9. If you're really feeling daring, give pink a try! When paired with gold spiders, it looks inviting rather than terrifying! [Photo: MyBellaStoria]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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10. Ravens are another alternative to the usual Halloween suspects. You might consider writing an excerpt from Poe's The Raven on a mirror, too! [Photo: Midwest Living]

 

Halloween Doesn't Have to Be Ugly: Elegant Decor Ideas You'll Actually Want In Your Home
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