Adding Halloween Flair to your Fall Display

Last week we talked about how to add a seasonal look to a mantel or console table (see here). Because this look is so versatile by swapping out a few items you can easily transform the look from fall inspired to Halloween then later again back to a fall theme for Thanksgiving.

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Swap out your typical artwork in frames for a spooky image found online or have your kids create their own Halloween artwork. These flying bats add so much excitement to the wall and seem like a quick and easy project to tackle!

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Most importantly, add lots of black to the display to bring out the Halloween spirit.

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The LED branches cast a cool glow on the decorations but there’s no need to buy anything. You can get the same look by collecting branches outside and spray painting them black. To add a glow, add some holiday lights or battery operated t-lights behind them.

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Create a creepier feel with ravens perched on the branches…

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Or bats flying around. Use fishing line instead of orange ribbon to make them really appear as if they are floating.

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Speaking of bats, here is a cute tutorial on how to transform miniature pumpkins into bat pumpkins! Such a fun activity for kids and they’d look great around the house.

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Another way to vamp up your fall display is to replace glass jars with spiders, skulls, and moss.

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Just get creative and have fun coming up with your own spooktacular display!

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