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Freelance food & lifestyle writer: Dining By Design & Geeking Out Gourmet Style
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I'm not one to get all hyped up on the haunts that come along with this time of year, but I've learned to avoid the drugstore decor and opt for something a little more distinguished. Adding a little bit of festive flair to your home this Halloween doesn't have to involve black cats, zombies or toothless pumpkins. These accents of black and orange paired with the long-lasting trend of skulls lend a modern twist to the spooky standards. — Kristin from The Cuisinerd
Pink Inc. Skel-A-Mingo - $17
Any time of year these are an absolute no-brainer. And no, I'm not even kidding.
Samara Gold Skull Candle - $114
I'm already planning on what to use this container for once the candle is done. Talk about life after death!
Autumn Skull Plate by Austin Modern - $32
Why is it that flowers have the ability to soften even the creepiest things?
Playton Napkin Ring - $25.90
I have a thing for black table accessories. Hello, gorgeous.
Halloween Wooden Tasting Spoons by Enchanted Stamper - $6.50
This party pack makes me want to whip up autumn treats and go door to door to pass them out.
Small Box, Rex Ray Heliotrope - $139
Here's a curio box to store loose tea or drink sticks, and it's sporting a subliminal spooky smile.
Staub Pumpkin Cocotte, Orange - $159.99
No one is going to be smashing this pumpkin.
Deep Raven Bowl - $230
Laura Zindel makes some of the most unique pottery. This one is gothic chic.
Orange, black and modern, these will have your coffee table thanking you for no more water rings.
Glass Apothecary Jar With Labels - $64
I want a set of these potion bottles to store fresh herbs.
Threshold Hand Salad Servers - $12.99
These will forever change the phrase, "can you hand over some of that salad?"
Serving Tray, Orange and Black - $161
Instead of handing out candy from my wooden salad bowl, this year I'm going to glam things up with this modern tray.
Skull & Crossbone Taps & Faucets - GBP 1,167
This is ridiculous, flashy and necessary. I'm dying to have it.
Spider Inkblot Table Runner - $49
What do inkblots and spiders have in common? They look awesome together, that's what.
Serpente Vase - $13,260
This dish slightly reminds me of a black widow, and yet I still love it. What is this time of year doing to me?
Thomas Eyck Vinegar Flask - $224.50
This modern vinegar pot takes on a ghostly form.
Rococo Noir Pedestal, Medium - $60
Dripping candle wax details really make this cake stand.
Le Creuset Fondue Pot - $235
I've been looking for any excuse to buy a fondue pot lately. Cauldrons are perfect for Halloween, no?