In L.A., where we are surrounded by so many people in the (movie) industry, Halloween is serious business.
For the past several years, local artist/photographer/baker Christine McConnell has taken over her parents’ house and made it over for Halloween. Last year, her design was inspired by Tim Burton’s “The Nightmare Before Christmas:”
This year, she created an even more over-the-top version, inspired by “Monster House:”
Over in Beverly Hills, local real estate agent Michael Libow’s Spadena House (better known as “The Witch’s House”), is perfect for trick-or-treating. Designed by Hollywood art director Harry Oliver in 1920, it’s been carefully renovated and a must-visit on Halloween.
And of course, don’t forget the West Hollywood Carnaval, the world’s largest Halloween street party:
But what if you love to party and you’re short on time? Halloween’s easy, because you can take things you already own and just add accessories. Here are a few ideas.
See how just one Witch Hat napkin ring transforms this black and gold setting.
One black skull is all you need on your console table:
Same idea on your dinner table with one white skull:
And for the little ones, keep it simple with Hershey’s Kisses:
Happy trick-or-treating! Click here for more Halloween party ideas.
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