With a little imagination and good use of space, you can put together a frightening outdoor Halloween display in even the tightest quarters.
Not everyone has the luxury of a wide yard and full porch to indulge their love of Halloween decor (see our full-blown efforts here). This clever couple made the best use they could of a small stoop, an arbor and tiny side garden to showcase a wicked welcome at their front door.
First to greet guests is a gravedigger who’s obviously seen better days himself.
The skeleton is wired to a length of rebar that provides stability in October winds. A protesting cadaver fills a vinyl coffin between plants on the ground.
An arbor over the front door provides support for scary spiders spinning a web around a suspended stiff. Those eerie red eyes will have trick-or-treaters thinking twice about coming up the steps.
The other side of the porch plays host to a hair-raising spook who hails visitors with macabre moves and menacing messages.
He stirs a cauldron that glows and smokes creating a spine-tingling scene in a very small corner.
Black fabric draped around the figure and over the arbor makes an atmospheric backdrop for the frightening phantom.
Sitting on the stoop, another corpse lights the way. A daunting doorstep indeed!
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