Halloween decor does not have to be all about dressing up the abode with the usual cut-out pumpkins surrounded by skeletons, paper bats and ghosts hanging on the walls. Dressing up the decor to celebrate Halloween can be a time to use the season's harvest of pumpkins and squash dressed up in elegant fashion. Have fun creating a beautifully appointed seasonal decor ready for celebrating in fancy dress fashion.
Use paint, glitter and beads to create beautiful pieces of artwork to dress up for Halloween.
Instead of carving pumpkins simply dress them up with paint and glitz.
- Painting pumpkins with orange paint will give them a beautiful clean, appearance. Then paint pretty green ivy vines around the pumpkin or adorn with glitter or beads.
- Paint pumpkins in understated black, white or metallic gold or silver for an elegant touch.
- Add a contrasting damask or chandelier pattern in a green or red paint color to a pumpkin painted white or black.
- Contrasting polka dots painted on a white or black painted pumpkin show a fun side. Add bows on the stems for a finishing touch.
- Spray paint garland black and dress up the mantle and railings. Add some silver ribbon.
- Paint pumpkins in silver and tie bows of black around the stems or dress with beads and pearls.
- Spray paint white branches, tie them into bunches with black bows and display in tall vases. They will give an elegant web like appearance.
- Adorn your pumpkin with sparkling beads trickled down from a black painted stem, for a glamorous touch.
Candles create a true elegance for any decor.
Candles add beauty and mood lighting readymade for a Halloween motif.
- Add tea lights at table sittings.
- Candelabras simply painted in black finish with tall white candles will add instant elegance to a room.
- Create a grouping of candles in different heights to add depth to the decor.
- Simply cut out the stem and use a pumpkin as a candle holder.
Black lace and tulle fabric dresses up a room ready for an elegant Halloween celebration.
Lace is graceful and elegant; draping lace fabric adds a sense of airy interest to the decor for celebrating Halloween.
- Simply wrap a grouping of pumpkins in black tulle fabric or lace. Finish by gathering and tying with a bow or gold band at the stem.
- Adorn a table or mantel with a black lace table cloth or runner.
- Add black tulle gathered around white fabric napkins and hold the settings together with black napkin holders.
Think beyond the standard Halloween decorations to create a beautiful decor.
Step out of the traditional orange pumpkin decor creating a beautiful abode using interesting arrangements that make a Halloween statement.
- Decorate in white to create a clean Halloween motif. Use all white dishes to hold colorful candy corn and other goodies and add some pumpkins simply painted in white.
- Crystal and silver pumpkin shaped figurines and candlesticks add style creating a beautiful decor.
- Turn the pumpkin into a beautiful vase overflowing with a beautiful flower arrangement for the season.
- Use tall vases to hold branches dressed with the changing colorful leaves of the season.
- Create a wreath out of branches and silky colorful fall leaves found in craft stores.
- Arrange a floral arrangement in black, red and orange roses.
- Make a decorative wreath out of black garland and black feathers. Add some pearls and a splash of berries.
- Gather decorative black figurines of birds, cats and witches to dress a mantel.
- A very simple wreath can be made out of branches of berries.
- Decorate a wall with black and white art; add pictures of a black bat and webs on white backgrounds with black frames to mingle among the artwork.
Create a beautiful abode worthy of celebrating Halloween as an elegant holiday. Invite the guests over, hand out elegant masks as they step in the door. Turn up the music and never be afraid to dance!
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