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    Get Ghoulish With Your Great Room This Halloween

    Hosting a Halloween party this year? Why not start with decorating the centerpiece of your home: the great room. Odds are the chilly fall weather will have settled in and your guests will want to gather by the warm fireplace.

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    From Front Porch to Foyer: These Halloween Decorations Make a Delightfully Spooky First Impression

    When the days get shorter and the air is chilly, friends tend to gather inside the house rather than outdoors. What better way to greet them than to festoon your front porch, door, and entryway with a wicked welcome to

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    Fun & Creepy Food Ideas for a Halloween Party

    Once a month, the different departments at Improvements Catalog take turns hosting breakfast. Last October, the Creative Department (that’s my team!) decided to step up the game and go all out. We decorated the entire lunchroom, played Halloween movies, and

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    DIY Halloween Wreaths

    If you’re looking for some fun Halloween decorations for your apartment, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, these DIY Halloween wreaths are a perfect solution. Learn how easy it is to make a Bone, a Pumpkin and

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    Lighting Ideas For Halloween Decorations

    Believe it or not, lighting can create so many feelings in all sorts of situations. You can make a Halloween scene scarier or a Halloween party more entertaining. To help you out, here are some lighting ideas on how to

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    Welcome Your Ghouls With DIY Halloween Door Decorations

    Even though your door will most likely remain open throughout Halloween night, you can still decorate it for Halloween by creating one of these easy DIY Halloween door decorations. Here are some instructions and photos that illustrate just how easy

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    Kids Halloween Party Games

    Throw the best Halloween party on the block with these fun Halloween party games for kids. Our Halloween party staff has put together a collection of spooky and fun Kids Halloween Party Games like Mummy Wrap Relay, Grave Keeper and

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    Halloween Sayings

    As Halloween approaches and you are pulling out the old craft supplies, take note of some of these Halloween sayings that you can use for door hangers, wood blocks, Halloween yard decorations, t-shirts or just about any Halloween decoration. Although

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    Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns

    Create frightfully unique Halloween jack-o’-lanterns with our spook-tacular and easy pumpkin carving patterns. Simply print your favorite pumpkin template, place it on your pumpkin, carve out the design, and drop a tea light candle in to show off your pumpkin

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    10 Trick or Treat Safety Tips

    After your little princesses and mini cowboys are all dressed and their trick or treat bags are firmly in hand, it’s time to go over some trick or treat safety tips so you and your children will have an enjoyable