Decorate your outdoor space for a season of scary and stylish Halloween surprises.

Remember that house? You know, THAT one, the one that when you were growing up had Halloween decorations so on-point that you were—admit it—a little afraid to go there.  We do, and we’ve suggested a few creative pieces you can easily make yourself that will set your yard’s spooky tone, from unsettling black vegetable cats to dark-hued foliage that turns even the daytime spooky.

We’ve also come up with some alternatives to traditional October 31 décor that show you care enough not to pick up your accessories at the Halloween pop-up again this year. Think a classy minimalist fall wreath, or pumpkins painted or turned into planters. Whatever you choose, we’re sure it will help your house be the one the neighborhood kids remember years later.

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