It’s the time of year when glow-in-the-dark cobwebs fill the windows lining Boston’s streets. The flashing pumpkins and purple tinsel are cute, yes, but it’s possible to forgo the tacky traditions and still be festive. This year, clear the (decorative or figurative) skeletons from your closet and replace them with chic, stylish Halloween home decor. Our top five picks for chic statement pieces can remain on display all year round—and best of all, they’ve been sourced from local shops.
Here, find five accessories you won’t want to pack away next month.
Antlers on Shield—Kristin Paton interiors
These aged antlers reset on wooden plaques will add drama to any space (especially a long, dimly lit hallway).
$495, Kristin Paton Interiors, 152 Mount Auburn St., Cambridge, kristinpatoninteriors.com.
Leave the rotting porch pumpkins behind, and instead arrange this shining bounty into an indoor pumpkin patch.
$105, Simon Pearce, 103 Newbury St., Boston, simonpearce.com.
Alpaca Silver and Black Goat Horn Candlesticks—Diseño
Wax-dripped candles are a haunted house essential. Upgrade yours with these gorgeous candlesticks.
$399, Diseño, 460C Harrison Ave., Boston, disenoboston.com.
Souvenirs Night Vase—Roche Bobois
Fill this vase with a few black calla lilies to add a gothic touch to your dinner table.
$1,630, Roche Bobois, 2 Avery St., Boston, roche-bobois.com.
Book Cheeseboard with Tree—John Derian Company
Red wine served with a fine selection of cheeses on this handmade plate won’t fail to impress the guests at your costume party.
$200, John Derian Company, Law St. (back of 396 Commercial St.), Provincetown, johnderian.com.
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