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What’s one sure way to scare the dickens out of trick-or-treaters? Animated Halloween decorations. The ones that look innocent at first glance but then catch you by surprise. We’re helping Design Happens fans get ready for October 31st with four giveaways of Halloween decorations from Grandin Road. Last week’s frightful delight…a Haunted Magic Mirror with a ghoul trapped inside. With this week’s giveaway — Velma and Evander Interactive Talking Halloween Busts — we’ve got the perfect pair to welcome and scare guests visiting your haunted lair. They’re sure to be spooked by what happens when stone-faced Velma and Evander come to life and engage in creepy conversation.

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You’ve got until 12/11c Monday, October 3rd to leave us a comment. That’s all you have to do for a chance to win.

This week’s question: How would you describe your Halloween decorating style? Campy and vampy? Sheer terror? Kooky and kid-friendly? Classic horror?

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154 Responses

  1. jen says:

    I give great candy so the lil dears have to earn it …with their screams Mawhahaha! The creepier the better :)

  2. Elizabeth says:

    My kids would be scared too death. LOL

  3. Wer1410 says:

    This is our first Holliday in our new home and Halloween is my favorite. Can't wait. Scary. So much fun and so excited. Have started buying decorations. Some stuff already out front. Awesome……

  4. Ming says:

    I used to decorate the place in true classic Halloween style when my kids were younger. Now that they are grown and gone, and I am working full time, long hours, I am lucky to get anything decorated for this holiday. I would love to have one of these busts to help with decor this year!

  5. Joni says:

    Classic horror is the way to go. Who doesn't love Dracula, Frankenstein, witches and ghosts.I don't go into anything that has to do with "slasher" movies or too bloody.

  6. courtney says:

    I try to decorate with as much horror as possible. Also, I try to be as original as possible, who wants to see the all the houses decorated alike?

  7. Kari says:

    Very Spooky! Love it!

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  9. Grandma Sue says:

    Kid friendly, quirky fun!!!!!!!!!

  10. Vicki Madden says:

    I love to decorate and would describe my style as "trying to be scare, buy very kid friendly". My problem is that we live in the country and our only trick or treaters are our grandkids!! None the less I decorate every year and prepare a treat bowl of candy!!

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