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All of our recent Freebie Fridays giveaways were chosen to get you ready for October 31st, whether you’re hosting a huge Halloween party or welcoming a handful of timid trick-or-treaters. The fourth and final installment of our awesome Grandin Road Halloween decoration giveaway spectacular hails from ancient Greece.

Ever since the 1981 Clash of the Titans, I’ve held a particular fear of Medusa. So will visitors to your haunted lair when the motion sensor is activated, the snakes begin to writhe and hiss and Medusa’s beckons them to look deep into her eyes.

Grandin Road - Animated Medusa Head - HGTV design blog - Halloween decorations

Leave us a comment before 12/11c on Monday, October 17 to be entered into the sweepstakes to win the Medusa Halloween decoration.

While you could simply type “boo” to be entered in the giveaway since the winner is randomly selected, it’s more fun when you answer our questions! This week, you get to pick:

What’s your best DIY Halloween decorating tip?


What’s scarier and why? Zombies, poltergeist, Frankenstein, aliens and UFOs, sea monsters like the Kraken, the headless horseman, Freddy Krueger…?

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58 Responses

  1. Cheryl says:

    Freddy is the scariest because he comes in your dreams

  2. berries86 says:

    Freddy is frightening. He gets you in your sleep and sometimes its just impossible to stay awake!

  3. Kathleen says:

    Poltergeists are the scariest…energy that exists, but hard to comprehend WHY they do what they do.

  4. Sara says:

    Lots of creepy pumpkins,cheese cloth, spiderwebs and ghosts, no gore- I always get a lot of great ideas from the HGTV website and the Halloween specials, I really like the Medusa-

  5. Carli says:

    My favorite DIY decorating tip is using fabric and textiles to decorate. Creepy textures and silly patterns are so fun and you can do so much inside and outside!

  6. Melissa says:

    I really enjoyed the pumpkin painting and stencils. I even used these ideas for my sisters baby shower last weekend. :)

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