Arrange something wicked, dark, and spectacular—perfect for the days leading up to October 31. From carnivorous cobra lilies to "Black Beauty" roses, any one of these floral varieties make a fitting accompaniment to the bubbling cauldrons, skeletal hands, and other traditional elements of home décor steeped in macabre.
Those wiggling, groping appendages at the end of your arms seem to have a life of their own, and the sight of other people's hands causes you to break out in a sweat. On Halloween, consider taking your fear in hand and making five-fingered candleholders and tabletop decorations. These are made of plaster and get a ghoulish gray cast from a brush with black gouache.
- Nearly 45% of Americans Say That They Have Had a "Personal Experience" with Paranormal Activity
- There May Be Science Behind Why You Love or Hate Candy Corn
- Are You a Scaredy-Cat or Thrill Seeker? There's a Science Behind Fright That Could Explain Your Preferences
- These Are the Most Popular Pumpkin Foods in Every State, According to Instagram
- Go Inside the Ghostly Birthday Party Designed for a Halloween-Loving Eight-Year-Old