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You probably already know that the right lighting can make all the difference in a room, but you can also use lighting outside your home to get a spooky effect for the holidays. Don't know where to start? No problem. Here are a bunch of great ideas for geting into a ghoulish spirit for Halloween.

Decor and renovations site House Logic put together a roundup of tips for lighting up your Halloween display for trick-or-treaters. They include strategies like using up-lighting to give a great campfire effect to your spooky decorations, and using CFLs and LEDs to cut down the costs of operating your holiday lighting scheme.

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But our favorite tip is an easy one: Go overboard inside your home with lights in a single color, green in this case, to give your whole place a nightmare-like glow.

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And here's another example from Lisa of Soak It All In, who used red-orange lights to transform the cozy porch into something more sinister.

Do you light up your outdoor space for Halloween?

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