10/31/2011 05:36 pm ET | Updated Dec 31, 2011

Black Is Beautiful (For Home Decor, Too)

Despite its go-with-anything quality, black often gets a bad rap for one famous pairing. It's hard to separate the inky hue from All Hallows Eve when orange is involved, but in high gloss finishes and carefully curated doses, black can be beautiful is most any room and at any time of year.