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Year-Round Style: Black Walls for Halloween and Beyond

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Do you decorate for Halloween? I mean, really decorate? Commit to the moment and go all out? If you’ve been thinking of jumping on the dark walls trend, now is the perfect time. Black walls are a dramatic and daring way to decorate. Since painting just for a holiday isn’t realistic, here are some great examples of black walls that are perfect for creating some non-spooky decor year-round, and that are easy to dress up for certain holidays.

  • Black Walls for Halloween and Beyond 1 of 7
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    From slightly spooky to very haute, here are 7 great spaces to inspire. 

    Click through to see them all. 

  • Black Frames 2 of 7
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    OK, yes, that painting (I think it's a painting. What if it's really, gasp, a mirror reflecting an angry ghost?) reads a little spooky this time of year. But those walls and matching frames? Super cool. 

    From Living in a Nutshell via Desire to Inspire

  • Teen Room 3 of 7
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    What teen doesn't want black walls? I did. These are super stylish while still provide the goth option (with a quick bedding and art change). 

    From House and Home

  • Black Paneling 4 of 7
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    Matte black paint highlights gorgeous architectural details. 

    From Lonny

  • Vintage Botanical Nook 5 of 7
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    Dark and dramatic and just a little spooky, this is a great way to highlight the vintage details. 

    From Remodelista

  • Dark Cabinets 6 of 7
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    Tall, dark and dramatic, the black provides great contrast to set off the whiteware collection. 

    From House Beautiful

  • Dramatic Dining 7 of 7
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    Dark walls, mismatched chairs and lots of texture elevate the ordinary farmhouse table. 

    From Rue via Apartment Therapy

• Nicole Balch writes daily about living a stylish life and transforming the so-so on her blog, Making it Lovely. Catch up with all of Nicole’s other Family Style posts right here on Babble.

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