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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. @azjoem says:

    Spooky and Kid Friendly. I grew up with parents who loved Halloween. Every year we would create a haunted house in our backyard and put signs up all over the neighborhood for people to come to it. It was the best. I would love to win Velma and Evander, with money being tight I have not been able to buy anything new and this is awesome. Booooooooo

  2. Gayle says:

    We decorate for the "fall". Lots of pumpkins and fall colors…that way we keep it up through Thanksgiving.

  3. Carli says:

    whimsical terror! Make it appealing to both children and adults! Love these!

  4. Jonathon Stanley says:

    We have a lot of Disney decor. Especially for the "Haunted Mansion" look. It's always fun and kid friendly.

  5. Mary I says:

    These would be sooo perfect in my new home. Im actually excited to decorate this year because we will be getting kiddos on our door step. eeekkk!!! super excited. I gonna decorate this year a bit frightning, scary…a bit eerie… (wahahahaha- my evil laugh! )

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  7. nv10 says:

    Classic Horror, it's the best way to get everyone in the mood. I love this couple, so fun and just spooky!xD

  8. Robin Bullinger says:

    I like it all,of course the kid's come first. but truly a good fright is what's needed for Halloween!!!!

  9. russ frazier says:

    Great for the goblins & ghosts!

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