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Alright, it’s countdown time people. Just 8 weeks until Halloween; it’s time to get a jump on making outdoor decorations. You’re in luck because I’ve gathered 4 killer projects, with accompanying printable templates, so you can haunt your home in style.

You could let your yard go to the birds with our Giant Raven Cut-Out:
Giant Raven Outdoor Halloween Decoration

Or give trick-or-treaters a fright with our Life-Size (Well, at least Afterlife-Size) Gauzy Ghost:Life-Size Gauzy Ghost

Get your little ghouls to help with this Quick-and-Easy Front Porch Update:Quick-and-Easy Halloween Front Porch Update

Or display a denizen of the dark with our Giant Rat Cut-Out:Giant Rat Outdoor Halloween Decoration

For more Halloween inspiration, how-to projects, devilishly delightful cocktail recipes, (free!) pumpkin-carving templates and more, check out our spooktacular Halloween feature. Then, tell us in the comments below, how do you decorate your front yard for Halloween?

15 Responses

  1. Christy says:

    My favorite is the bats across the front door. Love the way that whole door and stoop looks.

  2. Lee says:

    Very good Halloween ideas.

  3. Belinda Y. says:

    Love to decorate for Halloween and Fall.

  4. pixelecho69 says:

    Halloween is almost here I Love it can't wait thank you for all the great ideas.

  5. Sharon Morton says:

    Love the bats!!! Love all the Halloween decorations.

  6. Valarie Hudson says:

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  7. besthalloweenvideos says:

    My personal fav is the "gauzy ghost"… even sounds scary!

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    please advise how i can find out mopre about the sunflowers rocker, by linda dibiosso. how much is it and how can i contact her. thanks

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H. Camille SmithCamille is a managing editor for HGTV.com, fine artist and antique furniture devotee. As a former interior designer and Nickelodeon animator, she has a real passion for balanced, beautiful interiors...


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