We all know that Halloween 2020 celebrations are expected to be more focused on the home. With the coronavirus pandemic shutting down many established Halloween attractions, many of us will be enjoying a more intimate holiday at home.
However, this doesn’t mean abandoning atmosphere and decor this October! Many Halloween enthusiasts are decorating early this year to make up for the lack of traditional festivities. And while the stores are stocked with the normal glowing eyes, tinsel spiders and lanterns – some are taking their decor to a different level. Using a variety of themes and materials, home haunters are spooking up their houses, with impressive results. Here’s a few of our favourite elegant Halloween decorating ideas for adults.
This blogger uses skeleton models to create a cabinet of curiosities.
Kids of the 90s will love these nostalgic painted pumpkin designs.
Here’s a few ideas for spooky DIY outdoor and yard decorations.
Country Living explain how to spruce up a plain wreath with this industrial crow piece.
Julie Blanner used a skeleton alongside floral arrangements for this sophisticated Halloween dining table.
Simple bottles can be transformed into spooky props with these apothecary labels.
Decorilla has some great suggestions if you love both Halloween and bright colours.
Here’s an interesting idea for upcycling inexpensive skull decorations into vases.
Women’s Day suggests presenting Trick or Treat bags on this DIY spooky tree – perfect to position on the porch for social distancing visitors.
House and Garden have some great ideas for non traditional pumpkins.
Pastel colors are a nice alternative to the traditional gothic themes at Halloween.
This bat branch centrepiece is gorgeous, and looks incredible next to the bug stencils.
The Decorated House has a stylish Victorian theme in their Halloween decorations.
Domino reveal how to achieve this art inspired dark butterfly effect on a budget.
The Decorated Tree designed this original Halloween tree ornament.
Livingly recommends using blood red to make your decor stand out.
Breaking away with the usual orange, this setup uses gold to give an elegant feel to a Halloween dinner party.
Eighteen25 provide a tutorial for making your own Halloween mantle garland.
Monochrome colors and simple silhouette shapes make this gorgeous design by Kohl’s pop.
Tomkat have a helpful guide to creating this vintage style display in your homem