So orange isn't really your color. And you don't quite subscribe to the Party City definition of "spooky." That doesn't mean you have to skip halloween decorating at all. It just means you need to get a little more creative.
Here are some pictures and projects to inspire your October decor:
Above: A gold and white halloween mantel from Corynne Pless on Houzz, featuring a painted magazine bookend and duct tape scallop garland.
Another mantel from Houzz, this time with a bat garland made from duct tape and a calligraphed Poe print hung from a clothes hanger.
For a spooky twist on lawn decor, try out skeleton flamingos, like in Jennifer's Spooky, Kooky Halloween Ready Home.
More inspiration from Jennifer's Halloween home:
→ 10 Totally Unique, Stylish & Steal-Worthy Halloween Decorating Ideas
Try your hand at this DIY spider burlap table runner from Brit + Co.
Decorate a cake (or any other Halloween party spread) with these easy, tiny ghosts, from A Beautiful Mess.
Turn copper mugs or any other glassware into tiny jack-o-lanterns like Ashley Rose from Sugar & Cloth did here.
Wrap your books in these on-theme printable book covers, courtesy of Little House on the Corner.
There's something a little "Silence of the Lambs" about the decoupaged moth pumpkin in this shot from At the Picket Fence.
Who needs carving tools? Give your pumpkins a coat of spray paint and let them speak for themselves, like these tiny message pumpkins from Chelsea Foy at Lovely Indeed.