A smoking jar of witch's brew is one of the easiest props you can make.
Print and cut out this label to affix to your jar of witch's potion, or hand-letter your own.
Adding fluttering plastic to the rubber wings of a toy bat gives it an animated, living appearance.
A large fire in a cauldron makes a scary display—but you can make this one without fear of burning down the house.
ILLUSTRATION: SCOTT MACNEILL