Decorating Ideas
These are more keywords for brainstorming off of than actual plan or designs, but they make for great starting points.  Honestly, this is the abbreviated, un-annotated version of my "to do" list.



Keywords
Gravestones
Zombies
Giant spiders
Bat wings
Spider webs
Witches
Cauldron
Gargoyles 
Coffins
"Enter At Your Own Risk"
Snakes
Full moon
Scarecrow
Skeletons
Tree moss
Bats
Jack o'lanterns
Ravens
Chains
Wrought iron fence
Noose
Skulls
Pumpkin patch
Archway
Tree branches
"Bloody" clothing, shoes
Ghosts
Surgery/autopsy


Bringing it to life (or un-death)

Rear projection
Zip line
Animatronic
Black lights
Sound effects
Fog machines


Decorating themes

Graveyard
Haunted house
Frankenstein's lab (Jacob's ladder, knife switches)
Surgery/autopsy (similar to the above, but calls for different props)
Pirate ship
Sci-fi (e.g., '50s ray guns, astronauts, vinyl suits)
Torture chamber (a la Hellraiser)




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