Scary "Gotcha!" Halloween Candy Bowl Prank
To cement your reputation as the scariest house in the neighborhood, assemble our patented "nobody's home" fake-out.
Photography: Chelsea Cavanaugh
Source: Martha Stewart Living, October 2017
Chalk the details of a door on black kraft paper and tape it to your real door's interior frame.
Cut a hole in the middle that’s just big enough to fit your arm (covered in mummy tape or a werewolf paw), and place candy below. It’ll look like a mere prop -- until it playfully slaps or grabs the fingers of anyone sneaking an extra treat.