Frighteningly stylish Halloween decorating ideas

Do you love Halloween, and also have a bit of an eye for design? There are so many beautifully simple and eye-catching decoration ideas that will add a bit of elegance to your home as well as a spooky vibe and a touch of gothic quirkiness. There’s no need to rely on tacky plastic tombstones or shrieking battery-powered witches! You can still create a hauntingly chic environment for your visiting friends, family and partygoers without sacrificing good taste.

Here are a few stylish and elegant Halloween home decoration ideas…. many of which can be easily home-made using simple craft supplies.

Make a striking first impression on visitors with a black twig wreath for your front door – easily created by spray-painting a rustic natural twig wreath which can found for under £10.

For elegant table decorations, try wrapping glass tealight holders in black lace collars to add a bit of old-fashioned gothic style.

Pumpkin carving can be tricky (and messy!) – have you ever considered decorating your pumpkins with paint instead?

Fashion dainty hanging bats from black card or felt by cutting round a template and suspending them over your dining table or entrance hall.

We love these versatile spider web fabric drapes which can be used as table covers, wall decorations, or even incorporated into an outfit!

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Also, if you’re hosting a children’s Halloween party on a budget – here are some ideas for easy home-made Halloween projects that the kids will love to get involved in!