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Best Scary Halloween Decorations to Horrify Your Friends and Neighbors

Updated on February 1, 2015
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Jeannie is a huge fan of Halloween and loves everything that is ghoulish. You can often find her reading or writing horror stories.

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Scare Everyone You Know!

Plenty of people want nothing more than a good old-fashioned scare this Halloween. My theory on this is: why not give it to them? Who wants to decorate their home and yard with tame Halloween decorations this year? This Halloween, you can go all out with some of the scariest, most gruesome Halloween decorations.

Halloween decorations can be an awesome addition to the interior and exterior look of your home. Visitors can be mortified each time they come into your house. You can also frighten your neighbors with some sickening lawn decorations. Either way, everyone in your life might start to wonder if you need mental assistance. What fun!

Let's check out some of the best ghouls, skeletons, and zombies available this Halloween. You'll be scaring everyone around you so much, they might need to seek therapy!

Skulls

A really good horrifying decoration to use during Halloween is a skull. For that matter, multiple skulls or skeletons can be a great addition to your Halloween decorations. Often, the best and scariest decorations are life-size because it takes a moment for a person to realize the monster is not real. For that matter, if a person can't figure out whether it is real or not at all, that is even better.

A good prop for any Halloween party is a skeleton that appears to be popping out of the ground or a table. If he looks as if he is staring right at its victims, even better! You can also prop up skeletons in your home or even sit one down at the dinner table. A good time will be had by all once the screaming ends!

Weird Cocoon

Want to go with something really unique this Halloween? Are you a fan of the movie "Alien"? Perhaps a corpse wrapped in a cocoon is just the Halloween prop you are looking for this year. Gross out all your visitors with a dangling cocoon. It even has a dead body in it... fake, of course.

Not to mention, you can also find a nice assortment of spiders in web cocoons at just about any Halloween shop. You will have the heebie-jeebies in no time!

Gory Decorations

If you are in the mood to make everyone ill that visits you, some disgusting, bloody decorations are your best bet. Severed limbs and ghouls eating severed limbs are always a fun addition to your Halloween décor.

Placing these props in your yard might be too much for your neighbors, but you can strategically place them all around your home. Nothing says Halloween more than a severed limb placed in a refrigerator. Creep out everyone that goes to get a quick snack in the middle of the night. That will teach your kids a lesson. No more midnight snacks!

Mutant Animals

Sometimes the scariest Halloween decorations are those that look like something we see each day, yet are off in some way. Dogs can be pretty scary when they look like ghouls. A spider can be horrifying if it is a giant spider. In either situation, the fright factor increases if you are using these props to scare someone who is naturally afraid of dogs or spiders.

Just remember, no matter what mutant animal you decide to use, if you scare someone too much, that person is going to try to get you back. If you are scared of mice, remember that pet stores sell real live mice for an unbelievably low price.

Window Nightmares

Imagine you are driving by your neighbor's house and you see what you believe to be a frightening monster trying to claw its way out the window. That is really scary! Now, imagine you are not the person driving along, but instead, you are the cool person with the ghoulish decorations. This can be you this Halloween!

There are a number of assorted scary window clings available this Halloween. The best part of this decoration is it takes so little space since nothing is three dimensional; you just simply apply the Halloween decorations to your windows. The only problem with this awesome decoration is not being able to see out your windows for a while... but it is well worth it!

Horrify everyone you know this year with some of the items on this list. Have a very happy Halloween!

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  • Jeannieinabottle profile imageAUTHOR

    Jeannie InABottle 

    5 years ago from Baltimore, MD

    Thanks so much! Hope you had a great weekend, too!

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    Christy Birmingham 

    5 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

    LOL Jeannie :) Hope you're having a great weekend!

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    Jeannie InABottle 

    6 years ago from Baltimore, MD

    Thanks so much for sharing and for the vote up. Now I kind of wanted to dress like a cocoon for Halloween. :-)

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    Christy Birmingham 

    6 years ago from British Columbia, Canada

    LOL just thinking about someone going as a cocoon makes me laugh! Good hub :) I am sharing and vote up too.

  • Jeannieinabottle profile imageAUTHOR

    Jeannie InABottle 

    6 years ago from Baltimore, MD

    Thanks so much for the comment. I am happy to see October coming around the corner, too. I've had enough hot weather.

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    Ruchira 

    6 years ago from United States

    Good set of ideas, Jeannie. I am glad that oct is around the block....yeehaw!!

  • Jeannieinabottle profile imageAUTHOR

    Jeannie InABottle 

    6 years ago from Baltimore, MD

    Austinstar - Halloween is the best holiday. People just take the other holidays too seriously. Thanks for the comment!

    rcrumple - I never thought about it before, but you are right. It is probably better to let a female pass out candy to stranger's children. :-) Thanks for the votes!

    billybuc - Thank you! Glad you enjoyed it!

    KDuBarry03 - That sounds like an awesome idea. You MUST share photos on Facebook if you do that. :-) But yeah, you might give some of your neighbors heart attacks or something. Thanks for your comment!

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    KDuBarry03 

    6 years ago

    You just had to put a "gore" section...I love gore. Now I'll have to paint my house like the new Amityville Horror House...but with a touch of Saw-esque bodies xD Huh...that would def scar many people this halloween (and some ghosts! LOL)

    Great Ideas, Jeannie!

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    Bill Holland 

    6 years ago from Olympia, WA

    Wicked fun Jeannie!

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    Rich 

    6 years ago from Kentucky

    Love your article. I've not been one on Halloween the last few years because my wife has worked them. I have a hard time being the old man giving candy to children. lol Something just not right about it. So, I usually leave and let the appropriated time pass before returning. I like your ideas though! Well presented! Up & interesting!

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    Lela 

    6 years ago from Somewhere near the center of Texas

    Halloween! Wait for it..... candy and dress up! Yay

    I lub me some halloweenies, mwahahahahaha

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    Jeannie InABottle 

    6 years ago from Baltimore, MD

    Thank you so much for the votes and for sharing this! Halloween is my favorite holiday, too. I love reading all the Halloween hubs that start to take over HubPages around this time of year. I also like writing some of them. :-)

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    Janine Huldie 

    6 years ago from New York, New York

    Ok I loved this one, maybe becauseI just truly love Halloween. It really is one of my favorite holidays and love dressing up and decorating too. Great job here and have voted, shared and tweeted too!!

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