TRICK OR CHIC

Halloween is just around the corner! Forget the same ‘ol silly decorations, dress up your space with chic and spooky decor and serve up some haunting treats! Trick or Chic!

This Gothic-chic ribbon wreath is perfect for Halloween in high style! Love this look for a new take on front door decor. DIY directions at CasaSugar

Decorate your entry with super chic spooky decor like this, courtesy of my new favorite blog Life in the Fun Lane. Visit the site for a step-by-step guide!


Serve up some ghoulish cocktails with vodka as dark as night!

Ghost in the Graveyard

Serves 1

  • 2 ounces black vodka
  • 2 ounces creme de cacao or coffee-flavored liqueur
  • 1 scoop vanilla ice cream
  • Pinch of finely grated nutmeg, for garnish

In a glass, combine vodka and creme de cacao, and set aside. Place a scoop of ice cream in a highball glass, and slowly pour vodka mixture over ice cream. Garnish with nutmeg; serve immediately.


Screwed-Up Screwdriver

Serves 1

  • 1/4 cup ice
  • 1/2 cup freshly squeezed tangerine juice
  • 1 1/2 ounces black vodka
  • 1 black licorice twist, for serving

Place ice in a tall glass. Pour juice into glass. Pour vodka over the back of a cocktail spoon into glass so it sits on top of juice and creates a layer of black. Slice 1/4 inch off each end of licorice, and use as a straw. Serve immediately.


Berry Scary Martini

Serves 1

  • 1 cup ice
  • 1 ounce black vodka
  • 2 ounces cherry juice
  • Fresh raspberries and blueberries, for garnish

Combine ice, vodka, and cherry juice in a cocktail shaker; shake vigorously. Pour into a martini glass. Thread raspberries and blueberries onto a cocktail skewer, and place in drink. Serve immediately.

Recipes courtesy of Martha Stewart

Love these pom poms in black and silver for over a dining room or buffet table! They add amazing texture. Available at Martha Stewart Crafts online for only $14.99

Add a festive take to fondue with a carved pumpkin holder! Check out the details at Rachael Ray online.

Toast the evening with Spellbound wine from Napa, CA – love the haunting label!


Glittery skull candles and bone accents can transform any space into a haunted happening! Candles available at Pottery Barn


Fake a spooky space with an easy to assemble glittering black chandelier (check out the rat under glass! A creepy touch for the table!) Chandelier available at Martha Stewart Crafts online.

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