Once a year the pumpkin moves from the plate to the window, patio, or stoop, transformed from a roly-poly squash into an agent of mystery—hollowed out, lit from within, a friend or foe (depending how you carve it). But jack-o-lanterns aren't the scariest pumpkin iteration, according to cartoonist Molly Brandenburg. Try on a few of these undying decor trends to really spook the neighbors!

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(Images: Molly Brandenburg)