Yes, Halloween may only come once a year, so purchasing decor for just one day can be overwhelming. Though you probably have some “Halloween-only” pieces, there are plenty of versatile decorations that can be incorporated into your home year-round. Browse our favorite Halloween set-ups, each with items that can be used cross-seasonally. Plus, see these other genius table decoration ideas for October 31...or whenever you're feeling a little mischievous.
Get creative with your bar cart, a warm palette and variety of textures. "To create my Halloween bar cart, I added cutesy details like a cup full of, and assorted size jars filled with M&Ms in candy corn flavor (yes, that’s a thing!), faux pumpkins, and copper accents like this ," says Amanda Saiontz Gluck of .
$16, Home Depot
"You can't go wrong with a terrarium, moss, and gold bugs as a statement decor piece that's equal parts creepy, crawly, and sophisticated," says Ashley Rose of .
$14, Urban Outfitters
Embrace a mysterious vibe with a tablescape outfitted with masks, antique objects, clocks and candlesticks. A black, purple, and pink color palette is a must, and of course, don't forget the gold masks as pictured in this vignette styled by .
$109, Arne Jacobsen via Design Within Reach
$8.78, CV Linens
$14, Sferra via Barneys
$60, SOFFITTA via Etsy
Moody hues like black and gold feel entirely appropriate for the spookiest of holidays, but have more than enough style to stand on their own all year long.
$12.99 for a 4-pack, IKEA
$49.95 for a 5-piece place setting, Crate & Barrel
$19.50 – $29.50, Pottery Barn
$24.99 - $29.99, World Market
Add a more literal Halloween vibe to your house with items that nod to gothic themes and creatures of the night. Use these spooky, scary pieces sparingly though. Otherwise, your home may end up looking like a haunted house.
$185, Theme & Variations via Barneys
$21, Burke Decor
While tall candle sticks and moody, antiqued relics give this tablescape by a mysterious personality, hanging bats and the placement of costumes on the table's formal statues lend the perfect dose of playfulness.
$199, One Kings Lane