With Halloween just around the corner I have ghouls and goblins on the mind. Why not infuse a little bad into your home yearlong? Mixing in just enough creepy and quirky things can give any style room just a bit of a border without feeling like a haunted house. Read on to find out exactly what I mean.
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This eclectic combination of wall accessories and artwork gives this space a gathered feel. The framed target page is just the correct twist to keep you a little spooked.
Beth Dotolo, ASID, RID, NCIDQ
At first glance you hardly see the skulls in this otherwise conventional patterned pillow. Just the right way to break through to a bad side!
Jefferson Brass Company
Fox Bookend and Doorstop – $116
The only real trickle of this fox could have me shaking in my boots. It could be used as a bookend or on its own to provide a room a border.
sarah & bendrix
Skull artwork and a reflection of a cloaked man add just a little darkness to a light room.
Duck Mirror – $91
Duck-morphed mirror; need I say more?
Octopus sporting a Best Hat Vintage Victorian by curiousprintery
Insert a surreal art print to your space for some quirk. The classic book page is the perfect background for this mysterious octopus in top hat.
New Town 8 LG Chandelier
Gothic meets modern with this particular tempered glass chandelier.
Collection of German Carnival Noses
Bulbous to beaky describes this group of replicated turn-of-the-century German carnival noses. These theatrical lag look timeworn, with just the right amount of quirk.
Jennifer Grey Interiors Design & Color Specialist
A cloche is the perfect way to exhibit a collection of eccentric elements.
Versailles Domed Chair – $1,795
This domed burlap-backed chair has a dramatic dome and deep wings. Combined with some conventional or modern pieces, it might add just the correct amount of mystery.
LDa Architecture & Interiors
Setting glossy art bits against matte black walls almost gives them a ghost-like feel.
Raven bird crucifixion crow String The Meeting by larryvienneau
You had better watch out, because somebody’s got his eye on you.
Barneys New York
Spisani Python Bookends – $295
Would you ditch your snake phobia so as to use these super trendy bookends in your home?
“Say hello to my little friend.”
Andy Warhol’s Gun, c.1981.
Lot of 5 antique white grey dingy hardcovers by GypsyLeeLee
I love using stacks of books to layer vignettes. A stack of these grim titles on a coffee table or shelf could create a great platform.
Glenn Gissler Design
A warm and inviting area gets a twist with edgy artwork. You almost do not notice the claw-like hands on.
Gold Knuckle Mug – $98
That is right. . .nobody should mess with you before your morning coffee. Notably armed with this bad boy.
Snakeskin = frightful chic!
Insectframes – Mounted beetles, insect art, beetles framed in shadowboxes
This specimen pulls double duty from the crawl section. The resemblance of this beetle to the human skull is uncanny.
Inform us! Do you have something somewhat creepy in your home décor?
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