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Pirate Treasure Chest

If you want to take the kids out trick-or-treating without jilting the rest of the neighborhood, leave a candy bounty on your porch.

halloween treasure chest

Photography: Aaron Dyer

Source: Martha Stewart

materials

  • Old cedar-style large trunk (similar to shown), $158, overstock.com
  • Readaeer life-size replica skull,$13, amazon.com
  • Throw pillows
  • Rolos, chocolate coins, and other foil-wrapped goodies

steps

  1. Fill a chest to three inches from the top with pillows, then pile on the Rolos, chocolate coins, and other foil-wrapped goodies.
  2. Top it off with beads, plastic skulls, and other spoils from the high seas.

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