How to Decorate a House for Halloween on the Cheap


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I just found out that a frenemy of mine has bought a fog machine for her yearly Halloween décor-gy. Well, good for her. Meanwhile I'm replacing the zipper in my daughter's hand-me-down Minnie Mouse hoodie and juggling bills, but who's counting? Anyway, not to be a bitter poor person, but I'm sure plenty of people know how it is. I'm still planning on dressing up our house for Halloween -- but doing it in a way that doesn't stick its fangs into our bank account to drain it dry.


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In addition to that, I'd also like to dress the house. But, let's just say no one is going to catch me running out to purchase a fog machine. For people who are looking for Halloween décor that doesn't make them shriek with sticker shock, there are actually a lot of DIY decoration ideas to try.

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The great thing about Halloween is that things can look sloppy. I mean, has anyone ever seen a neat, pristine haunted mansion or abandoned graveyard? Cobwebs and decay rule the day. So just by virtue of being a neglectful homeowner, one could have a fabulous haunted house! Hardy har. Here are some actual ideas for low-cost Halloween embellishments that are sure to get the house ready for Halloween.

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