10 Chic Halloween Decorations That Are Anything But Basic

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When it comes to Halloween, it's hard to resist the allure of a pumpkin here and a skeleton or ghost there. It's easy to get carried away with the kitsch and cuteness, but if you're seeking festive yet elevated pieces to decorate your space, you're going to want to check out these designs.

We've rounded up the best of some very chic Halloween decor to get your space ready for the spookiest months of the year. Of course if your aesthetic leans gothic, you may even want to keep some of these items out year-round.

Here, the chicest Halloween decorations around.

Williams Sonoma Skellie Toile Tablecloth

Skellie Toile Tablecloth

Williams Sonoma

Gather around the table and you'll discover a spine-chilling array of creatures from skeletal birds, deer, and snakes to humans. The cotton tablecloth is reminiscent of vintage toile, but it certainly offers a more startling surprise.

Crate & Barrel Artificial Black Branch Wreath

Artificial Black Branch Wreath

Crate & Barrel 

This woven black wreath will have your guests thinking they found their way through a spooky dark forest before landing at your door. Whether it lends a foreboding touch to your front door, window, or mantle, the versatile piece will catch the attention of visitors. If you want to use it indoors, it even works as a centerpiece or tucked around a hurricane candle for a mysterious effect.

Pottery Barn Skeleton Wine Glass

Skeleton Wine Glass
Pottery Barn

These kooky skeletons lift the weight of your favorite vino (or whatever cocktail you’ve whipped up) and expertly balance it above their heads. When not in use, the handmade soda-lime and zinc glasses add a festive touch to your bar cart or stemware shelf.

Hester & Cook Skull Paper Placemats

Skull Paper Placemats

 Food52

These skeletal paper placemats seem to stare right into your soul and add just the right amount of frightful fun to mealtimes. They're sold as a pad of 12 and are single-use when used with food. If you're only entertaining six or so, we could easily imaging using the leftover placements as wall art, as well.

Pottery Barn Metal Jack O' Lantern Candle Holders

Metal Jack O' Lantern Candle Holders - Black

Pottery Barn 

Fan-favorite jack-o-lanterns get a modern facelift with a matte black exterior and gilded gold interior. Whether placed inside or on your porch, these essential characters help set an "eerie" ambiance. Choose from the mini, which works best with flameless votives, or the small and large sizes which fit pillar candles.

Hasbro Ouija Board Doormat

ouija board doormat

 Spirit Halloween

Caution, you may be signaling to your neighbors that paranormal activity is going on past those doors with this classic Ouija board doormat. Which spirits will you summon to your doorstep?

222 Fifth Adelaide 16-Piece Black Porcelain Dinnerware Set

Adelaide 16-Piece Black Porcelain Dinnerware Set

The Home Depot 

Black and white toile dinnerware creates a dramatic tablescape for year-round dining, though come Halloween, this dish set for four will be serving Haunted Mansions vibes. The porcelain set is microwave and dishwasher safe and includes four dinner plates, four salad plates, four cereal bowls, and four matching mugs.

Rugs.com Oregon Rug

8' x 8' Oregon Square Rug

 Rugs.com

Black and white are chic all year round, but if you're looking for a wicked design that's also Halloween appropriate, here's our pick. The low-pile rug mixes the moody palette with a distressed floral motif that has us absolutely enchanted. With runners, circular options, and sizes up to 10 x 13 feet, you shouldn't have any trouble finding the right size for your lair.

Wavy Navy Happy Halloween Sign

Happy Halloween Sign

 Etsy

String up this clever sign which spells out "Happy Halloween" with a side of optical illusion. Choose from various sizes, colors, and mediums according to your preferences and budget. The wall decor ranges from $49 for a poster print to $189 for an extra-large framed canvas.

Heather Dutton Halloween X-Ray Throw Pillow

halloween xray pillow

 Society6

The easiest way to change your decor with the season or holiday? Throw pillows! Subtly add some spookiness to your decor with this unexpected print featuring the x-rays of bats, cats, and more. The magic of Society6 is that if you love this print, you can also scoop it up in a variety of other products from an acrylic tray to a facemask.

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