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Even with just a few days till October 31, it's not too late to decorate. Pumpkins from the grocery store, leaves from the backyard and a few things around the house can transform a table or mantel into Halloween central.
Your Easiest Fall Decorating Ever
Fill a basket with a range of pumpkins and gourds from the market or pumpkin patch, and you'll have everything you need to welcome fall holidays with style. Then, when Thanksgiving rolls around, you can turn any edibles among your decorations into pumpkin...
8 Creative Accents to Set Your Holiday Table Apart
It's that time of year again, when dried leaves crunch under the soles of your boots, the evening air is crisp and it's time to gather with family and friends for food and drink. I recently asked some experts — including...
Weekend Project: Easy, Funny Halloween Tombstones
Many times when I'm working on a new project without the help of a materials list or instructions, I find myself feeling somewhat overwhelmed. What starts out as a great idea can quickly evolve into a bit of a nuisance, leaving you wanting to scrap the...
The Latest Designer Pumpkins to Haunt Your Halloween
Come autumn, the days grow shorter, the nights grow longer, and on All Hallow’s Eve, the lowly squash transforms into a thing of eerie beauty: the jack-o’-lantern. A lone candle in a plain orange pumpkin not spooky enough for you? Try mixing in a...
Easy Halloween Decorations From Stuff You Already Have
By upcycling household items with a little paint and glue, you can quickly add some Halloween spirit to your mantel. Experiment with colors beyond the traditional orange and black for a chic alternative look; maybe even go for a monochrome palette. Try...
Make a Long-Lasting Eucalyptus Holiday Wreath
Fragrant and textured, this wild eucalyptus and juniper wreath can be a pleasant addition to a front door or a wall above a fireplace mantel. Tracy Goldman of Sabellico’s Florist breaks down the steps.
A Contractor's Secrets to Hanging Holiday Decor
Whether you're looking for a spot to put up your Christmas wreath for a week or need something more permanent, hanging decor on the exterior or interior of your home can be tricky sometimes. Where you're hanging it makes all the difference. Here are a...
My Houzz: A Home Comes Alive With Day of the Dead Decor
Melissa Love Tristan and her family go all out for Dia de los Muertos, or Day of the Dead. At the end of each October, their Dallas home is awash in paper flowers, skulls, skeletons, sugared treats and Halloween decor. Melissa was introduced...
Bewitching Halloween Entryways by Houzzers
Houzzers, you answered our call! Thank you for sharing your creative Halloween entryways with us. I have been having a ball checking out all of your decorations, from inviting harvest displays to decor made to frighten off the most intrepid visitors....
Mercifully Minimal Halloween Decor
If you've been holding back on that trip to the pumpkin patch, take heart from these porches and front yards. They show that one pumpkin from the grocery store — two if you're feeling frisky — is all that's needed to sit pretty through November.
A Peek at 2 Prettily Dressed Fall Porches
Good friends Charlene Miller and Merry Munk enjoy sharing and showing off their salvage style on their central Ohio porches. These two can often be found scouring flea markets, auctions and garage sales in search of their next treasures. Their finds all...
A Place for Everything: Beautiful Ways to Style Your Table
For ages we have been coming together around a table to eat, drink and be merry. As our culture has evolved, so has the art of setting the table for entertaining. In the medieval times of kings, queens and knights, where someone sat in relation...
Low-Boo Halloween Decor for the Little Ones
Interior designer Kristi Will spends most of her time creating high-end, luxury interiors. But for clients with small children, she turns her mind from custom furniture to decorating pumpkins at Halloween time. “It started last year,” she says. “Because...
It's Black and White and Fall All Over in a Holiday-Happy Home
Sarah Macklem’s children have different ideas about Halloween decorating than their mother has. “The kids love severed body parts and all that stuff,” says Macklem with a good-natured shudder. A home stylist based in suburban Detroit,...
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