Start with a simple shelf then dress it up with creepy decor — furry spiders, black crows, plastic skulls and skeletons are all good choices. You could also drape the shelf with cheesecloth or spider webs for an added frightening effect.
Take Halloween to a whole new level this year by setting up an outdoor candy station for your trick-or-treaters. Kids will go crazy when they see a big display of sweet and salty treats. Add a handmade "BEWARE" banner to your front door for the perfect finishing touch; our free printable letters plus a few basic craft supplies make putting your own banner together a snap. Learn how to make the banner plus download templates.
Gumballs are always a great choice for a kids' Halloween candy station. They're available in so many colors that it's easy to coordinate them to your scheme. Be sure to set out scoops to keep sticky little hands out of the jars. Decorate with printable labels for a finishing touch.