6 Spooky Halloween House Decorations

Sure candy and costumes are fun, but Halloween just isn't complete until you trick out your house with some truly frightening decorations. But where to find 6-foot spiders or a lawn full of ghosts? Don't fret, little ghouls. This Old House has scoured the shops to bring you these truly terrifying decorations that'll make your Halloween haunt the scariest on the block. -Karen Ziga, This Old House online

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1. Skeleton Yard Flamingos

And you thought ordinary plastic pink flamingos were scary! These molded black Skel-A-Mingos are sure to get you a few double-takes this Halloween.
See where to get them here.

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2. Creepy Kitchen Brushes

Even the mundane chore of dishwashing deserves a ghoulish touch when the spirits are out. Clean up after your Halloween party with one of these festive helpers-which are both cute and durable enough to last long after All Hallow's Eve.
See where to get them here.

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3. Floating Hand Wall Hangings

Halloween decorations can lend a hand, too. These wall-mounted witch's hands can serve as extra coat hangers.
See where to get them here.

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4. Hanging Cocoon Man

Create a disturbing, cobweb-covered display on your front porch with this gauze-wrapped figure. Complete the look with spider-larva balls (sold separately).
See where to get them here.

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5. Ghostly Yard Decor

This group of yard-staked ghosts will greet neighbors by billowing in the chilly October wind. And here's a Halloween deal: buy two sets to get the look shown here and the price is discounted.
See where to get them here.

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6. Oversized Spiders and Web

Like something out of a horror film, this massive 10-foot spider web and gargantuan spiders will induce arachnophobia! Fuzzy faux spiders are realistically revolting.
See where to get them here.


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