This blog is updated in 2020
If you have been following us in recent months, you know our team is all in on the all-black-everything trend. It’s evocative. It dares to make a statement and when paired with some of the spooky accessories you’ll see below, serves as a killer backdrop for some seriously eerie spaces. We’ve pulled together our moodiest, creepiest homes to prove that crafting the perfectly spooky space doesn’t always mean jack-o-lanterns, full moons and witches. –Garrett
Image above: An all-black home? Great style move. But an all-black cabin in the woods on a scary, dark night? We may not go in there alone…
Image above: Another graphic paint job we can’t get enough of.
Image above: Black can be imposing but also calming and serene.
Click through for more dark and moody spaces after the jump!
Image above: It’s so fascinating how the seasons can change our perspective. Any other time of year, this is a charming nook, but come October, the bones and sepia photography take on a more sinister feel.
Image above: What’s down this colorless hall and behind that eye-catching door? Creepy possibilities.
Image above: Mint and black reminds us of throwback Halloween hard candy. The black, baroque detail is a stylish way to add some spook.
Image above: Lighting is a quick and easy way to set the mood, and this home’s clearly set to dark and brooding.
Image above: The Stinsons call this home. We call it just the right amount of bat black.
Image above: We can only imagine the plotting and mischievous goings-on that could take place around this weathered table. Purple, black and cocoa are nice ways to subtly nod to the bewitching season.
Image above: Do you think they hop down and play while you’re sleeping?
Image above: This rustic and timeless hearth could be in the home of any number of witches throughout history. We love the rich and imposing stone used for the fireplace.
Image above: What a perfect backdrop for ghost stories, ouija boards and friends.
Image above: Follow the black to…more black in a bedroom full of rich contrast.
Image above: One of those “the eyes follow you,” type of accessories. Spooky.
Image above: The stormy colors in this Catskills vacation home give us chills. A dip in this unique clawfoot tub could warm us up…maybe. Proof that black isn’t the only frightful shade you have to work with.
Image above: Michele’s Thanksgiving tablescape is perfect for an All Hallows’ Eve dinner as well. We love love LOVE how the lacquered candelabra sets the scene for the entire look. Further proof that one small tweak can have big impact.
Image above: Black and gold – no brainer. Painting this storage cabinet the same color as the wall it covers lets it serve as great storage without taking up visual space. What a smart move for small spaces.
Image above: Black and bone white: fail-safe color combination.
Image above: Muted black walls serve as the perfect backdrop to showcase Paige’s personal mementos and artwork.
Image above: Not even an ingenius pop of cheery pink takes away from Gemma’s dramatic, moody take on eclectic.