Each year finds more decorators getting into the spirit of the season. Halloween has become the second most-popular holiday for outdoor decorations in the United States. Spooky, utterly terrifying or family-friendly Halloween decorations adorn front and backyards, porches, entryways, doors, windows, patios, balconies, swimming pools (yes, swimming pools) and wherever else they can find to decorate.
This lively gallery features outdoor decorations that range from diminutive scenic displays for small spaces to extreme DIY projects created by some of the many extremely talented prop-masters and Halloween enthusiasts out there. Decorating ideas and projects require various levels of do-it-yourself skills. You may be surprised to find that some of the more resourceful projects are also the most budget-friendly.
May the spirits be your guide!