There are so many takes on decorating when it comes to Halloween. Some of us love kitschy, some hand-made and crafty, and then there’s the vintage, elegant, and simple-sweet decor that frankly, knocks me outta my black and orange striped socks! Just have a gander at today’s ideas and how, with just a creative twist, classic and ordinary elements can evolve into hight-end, Halloween magic…no wands required.

{Pumpkin Planters}: perfect for seasonal, urban, curb appeal…or anywhere for that matter! Just carve and plant. Photo: via

{Halloween Tree}: you can’t have too much humor in your home during this time of year…put up a black plastic tree, add orange lights, a candy cane garland, and goofy ornaments…you’ll be giggling with the ghosts! Photo: trendy

{Pumpkin Flames}: clever carving and placement of these pumpkins creates simple elegance and sets a perfect holiday tone. Photo:

{Boo! Bar}: picking you poison will be easy with this witch-crafted black-board menu. Add in a kettle and green drinks and you’ve got yourself a party! Photo:

{Gourd Garland}: Simplicity at its finest…string along some mini-gourds along a fence or railing for high-end sweetness. Photo:

{Pumpkin Path}: trick-or-treaters, parents, and even the neighborhood witches will appreciate this landing-strip/lighted pathway! Photo:

Photography by Skaie Knox, HomeJelly

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