Target's $20 Giant Spider Candle Holder Turns Any Home Into a Haunted Mansion
Ambience is everything when it comes to Halloween decor, and Target has nailed the gothic aesthetic with a collection of creepy-crawly decorations perfect for spooky season. As part of its indoor decor collection, the retailer released a Threshold Halloween Spider Candle Holder so realistic, I was tempted to skip my local Target and never return when I first laid eyes on it.
Even as an arachnophobe, I couldn't help but get my hands on this haunting decor piece during a recent shopping trip. Once I emotionally processed the shelf lined with an entire cluster of massive spiders, I realized the candle holder actually makes for a stunning centerpiece. Complete with a black lacquered finish, the aluminum candle holder is the perfect stand for tea-light candles — pumpkin-scented or otherwise. Of course, this may not be the biggest spider on the block, but it's sure to raise some eyebrows during your next Halloween party or scary-movie marathon.
While you could easily plop the Halloween ornament on the nearest table and call it a day, the oversize spider also lends itself to more elaborate decor styles. Line a table with fake cobwebs and set the candle holder at the center to create a chilling focal point for your haunted mansion. You could even arrange an entire cluster of spiders around your living room to ensure any Halloween guests feel right at home. Whether you choose to decorate your home with soft pastels or go all out with the creepy aesthetic this year, the eerie spider adds a little bit of Halloween magic to any room.
Personally, I'll be lighting a candle for a cozy night in with my new eight-legged friend and a suspenseful thriller novel this fall.
Ahead, shop the spider candle holder for yourself and take a closer look at the arachnid (if you dare).