Even if you aren’t prepared for the impending holiday, fear not! The team at Houzz has been busy seeking some of the most ghoulishly glamorous, bewitchingly beautiful and spookily spirited ideas for decorating and celebrating All Hallows’ Eve — as well as the rest of autumn.
Johanna Cookson found that painting pumpkins all over made them spoil faster. Instead, she paints a circle on the front with chalkboard paint, which keeps the pumpkin fresher longer while offering a canvas for drawing faces or writing Halloween messages on. See for yourself how easy this project is.
Read this veteran host’s advice on how to throw a fun-filled kids’ Halloween bash while keeping your house — and sanity — intact.
Find some tin cans, cheesecloth, silk flowers and leftover paint, and follow along to make these easy (and supercheap) mantel arrangements. Would you believe the garland bats here are made of duct tape?