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Your Best Photos: Halloween Decorations, 2009

Take a good look at our favorite photos of indoor and outdoor Halloween decorations submitted by BHG.com users.


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    • Halloween Tabletops

      White Pumpkins, Part 1 from lamaywilliams

      Why we picked this: The striking layers of white and orange on this table caught our eyes, and the votive and berry details won us over. (Not to mention the pumpkins' faces -- too cute!)

    • Halloween Tabletops

      White Pumpkins, Part 2 from lamaywilliams

      Why we picked this: Our favorite white pumpkins are back with a slightly simpler arrangement. This time, a tall glass vase containing a single tea light was covered in the same confetti that is sprinkled about the table.

    • Halloween Tabletops

      Man-Eating Plant from ethanblackarts

      Why we picked this: We can't believe how convincingly this handcrafted monster turned an everyday potted plant into flesh-eating flora.

    • Halloween Tabletops

      Murder of Crows from scottygirl90

      Why we picked this: We love the drama! The orange backlighting is a great way to show off that intricate silhouette of a haunted house and crows.

    • Halloween Tabletops

      Halloween Table Runner from pier4phx

      Why we picked this: Our hats go off to the maker of this festive Halloween table runner. Its simple shapes look great in this bold color scheme.

    • Outdoor Decor

      Haunted Mansion from marytmccarthy984915

      Why we picked this: Because it looks like a movie set! The window clings on this Victorian home were hand-drawn by a friend, and then transferred to inexpensive plastic painters' drop cloths and backlit. Bravo!

    • Outdoor Decor

      Tree Face from ethanblackarts

      Why we picked this: Crafted from expanding foam and spray paint, this creepily-realistic face was attached to the tree with fishing line.

    • Outdoor Decor

      Corn shocks from starkellyjesse

      Why we picked this: Corn shocks never fail to bring a little fall charm wherever they reside. The orange ribbons bind them beautifully.

    • Outdoor Decor

      Cozy Fall Porch from brittneykeyes88

      Why we picked this: It's the ultimate trick-or-treat porch: inviting and child friendly, but with enough crows and cobwebs to add a little creepiness for the adults.

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      Outdoor Decor

      "Welcome!" from one800nayda

      Why we picked this: We think these lights give the skeleton and coffin just the right amount of eerie glow. And the blue lights in its eyes are a scream!

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      Outdoor Decor

      Fall Garden from Echoes

      Why we picked this: The splashes of colorful leaves really stand out and pull everything together. We always love natural decor for Halloween because it can stay up all autumn long!

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      Outdoor Decor

      Sweet Little Ghosts from maryinva48

      Why we picked this: This fun and whimsical ghost quintet makes us want to join in the fun. We think kids will too, making it a perfect yard display for Halloween Night.

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      Outdoor Decor

      Oops, Wrong Turn from one800nadya

      Why we picked this: We dare you to keep a straight face when looking at this humorous twist on an otherwise-scary witch.

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      Outdoor Decor

      Grave Yard from tlbaker121346182

      Why we picked this: This front-yard scene -- from the mossy gate to the crawling skeleton -- just gives us the creeps (¿ in a good way, of course)!

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      Indoor Decor

      Bat Silhouettes from philpottmarylou

      Why we picked this: These batty silhouettes are fabulous and still quick enough to tack up last-minute. We love the simplicity!

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      Indoor Decor

      Halloween Tree from dpollyanna

      Why we picked this: The vintage-style pumpkins, skeletons, and mummies make perfectly ghoulish ornaments for this spindly Halloween tree. And what could top such a tree better than a creepy black-cat grin?

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      Halloween Craft

      Halloween Card from mhemrich

      Why we picked this: This ghostly footprint gives Halloween crafts a clever, childlike twist. And it's such a versatile embellishment -- we can imagine it on almost any paintable surface.

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