Every fall, lots of families get creative with their Halloween decorations, maybe even, say, turning the outside of a home into a haunted house or graveyard. But it looks like this year, with many staying indoors due to COVID-19, this spooky season provided a chance for a lot of families to flex their creative muscles, offering their neighbors horror and humor during what has otherwise been a bleak year. Case in point: one homeowner, who also happens to be a skilled artist, turned the front lawn into a murder scene so life-like that neighbors actually caused the police, worrying that murder really did occur. And now, even more home decorations are rattling neighbors’ bones. Angela Nava of Richmond, Texas, has, quite brilliantly, turned her front lawn into a skeleton strip club. You heard that right. It’s witty, tongue-in-cheek, and hilarious, although apparently, Nava’s local homeowner association didn’t think so: they gave her 30 days to take down the decorations, according to ABC13.
F**k being good I’m a bad bitch…I’m the hood Mona Lisa…I’m a SAVAGE, CLASSY, BOUGIE, RACHET….Happy Halloween…
And someone else now has offered up another creative Halloween decoration: and while Nava’s shine in its wry humor, this next one is more genuinely terrifying and disorienting. That is to say, someone (whose identity is not yet known at the time this article was published) actually recreated a scene from the horror film and Stephen King series It, and it’s downright scary. In the short video, a boy stands on the lawn wearing the same yellow rain jacket as six-year-old Georgie does. It all looks innocent enough until you spot the red balloon and that it’s tied to someone wearing an It costume, with their face just barely poking through the drain. Haunting!
It’s nice to see so many people getting creative with their home decorations this year, and hopefully, they bring some families solace, albeit through jump scares.