Halloween isn’t just for kids. Grown-ups can get in on the fun, too, and it doesn’t have to be all ghosts and goblins, either. For those who want to explore the sophisticated side of spooky, we’ve gathered a selection of creepy collectibles so elegant you won’t mind leaving them out after Oct. 31.
Black Pleated Bed Skirt
There's no need to fear monsters under the bed. Keep them away with this 100 percent cotton sateen Black Pleated Bed Skirt. The 300-thread-count skirt features either a 14- or 18-inch drop, depending on size, and is machine washable. $59 to $109 from craneandcanopy.com
Caged Glitter Crow lights
Why settle for regular string lights when you can hang these tiny Caged Glitter Crow lights? The 10-foot LED chain features shapeable silver wire and a built-in timer. $29.95, pier1.com
Orange glass dish
This generously wide Björksnäs 11-inch bowl is big enough to hold all the Halloween candy the neighborhood kids could want but streamlined enough to hold its own on your table all year-round. The orange glass dish is approved for food contact, but handwash only. $39 at Ikea, in stores only.
Dolly Head from Anna Sui
Slightly creepy and totally Gothic, hand-painted Dolly Head from Anna Sui's PBTeen collaboration brings a touch of offbeat charm to any tabletop. The papier-mâché piece stands 11 inches high. $49, pbteen.com
Holiday bottle labels
Why settle for regular wine when you can serve Raven's Blood Brew? Put your favorite bottles in their own costumes with this 5-label self-adhesive set. $1.99, partycity.com
Glass Menagerie Screech Owl
More cute than creepy but seasonal all the same, this Glass Menagerie Screech Owl stands 5.25 inches high and is made with a brown oxide finish over white stoneware with purple glass. $78, jonathanadler.com
LED Glass Skull
Alas, poor Yorick! If you're a Shakespeare fan with a bit of a dark streak, lighten up with this JCPenney Home LED Glass Skull. The 6.5-inch-high glass-and-plastic skull features removable lighting, and comes in three colors. $32, jcpenney.com
Kate Spade New York Sherwood Street Rosebowl
Arrange your favorite desiccated flowers in this 6-inch-high Kate Spade New York Sherwood Street Rosebowl. This black glass and glitter bowl looks like a pretty cross between a crystal ball and a midnight sky. $150, katespade.com
Casabella 4 Gallon Storage Caddy
While this black and rose gold Casabella 4 Gallon Storage Caddy for Rectangular Bucket in Rose Gold is meant for storing supplies, it's watertight and works perfectly as an elegant portable ice bucket for your next party. $5.99 exclusively at Bed Bath & Beyond and bedbathandbeyond.com
Martha Stewart Collection Jack-O-Lantern Cookie Jar
Keep cookies close at hand but carefully guarded with this Martha Stewart Collection Jack-O-Lantern Cookie Jar, created for Macy's. The 10-inch-wide stoneware jar is dishwasher-safe. $50, macys.com
Black Fabric Roses
Set the scene with a centerpiece created with this darkly romantic Black Fabric Rose. Each 2-foot-long stem features a polyester flower complete with plastic “dewdrops” and fabric leaves. $2.99 each at partycity.com or Party City stores.
Skull shot glasses
Serve your favorite Halloween-inspired adult beverages in these heavyweight shot glasses. Each sculpted glass holds 1.5 ounces, and the set of four is dishwasher-safe. $10 for four at kikkerland.com
Pour a perfect Bloody Mary — or any creepy-sounding Halloween beverage — from this food-safe Sockerärt vase from Ikea. Also suitable as a vase, the epoxy powder-coated steel vessel is 8.75-inches high. $16.99 in Ikea stores only.
Halloween Spider Webs Throw Blanket
Cover a couch in creepy splendor with a Halloween Spider Webs Throw Blanket. The 50-by-60-inch machine washable polyester blanket can be personalized with a name or initials, and it'’s made in the U.S. $69.99 online only exclusively at bedbathandbeyond.com
Skeleton Hand Tidy
This bony Skeleton Hand Tidy helps keep special jewelry or everyday baubles close at hand. The posable metal joints move individually, so you can style it any way you like, and the wooden base is perfect for catching any overflow. $45 at suck.uk.com