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.
25 of Our Best Outdoor Halloween Decorations
Cast a spell over your entire neighborhood with these outdoor Halloween decorations, which are designed for front porches, backyards, sidewalks, and driveways.
21 of Our Best Indoor Halloween Decorations
Lure in your guests with an entrance that transports all who dare to step inside.
31 of Our Best Pumpkin Carving and Decorating Ideas
Learn how to carve, paint, etch, or otherwise decorate a pumpkin using our templates and tutorials for inspiration.
12 Flowers That Would Make Eerily Beautiful Additions to Your Halloween Décor
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.