Simply gourd-geous decorations

By Paige McGlothlin, Fort Worth Star-TelegramOctober 19, 2012 

Bring the pumpkin patch indoors with some fall and Halloween-themed decor:

Whimsical scare

Spell out "B-O-O" on your mantel with these glittery letter stands perched on petite pumpkins. $34 for the set, Lawrence's, 817-731-2772.

Golden gourds

Add a touch of elegance to your fall display with these pumpkin candles, made of high-quality wax, with a distressed painted finish. $9.50 for small (3 inches high), $25.50 for large (5 inches), Pottery Barn,

Harvest circle

Adorn your front door with this fall wreath of pumpkins, leaves, berries and gourds. $100, Domain XCIV, 817-336-1994.

Haunted porch

Welcome trick-or-treaters to your front steps with these iron critters -- cats, spiders, ravens or owls -- keeping watch from atop pumpkins. $49 for a set of three toppers (pumpkin not included), Wisteria,

Beckoning branches

Resist the urge to display candy and fill the glass bowls of this sculptural, gnarled Owl Tree Condiment Set with dried miniature pumpkins. Condiment set, $59; dried pumpkins, $19.50 per bag, Pottery Barn,

Friendly greeters

Bring charm to your front porch or welcome table with "Paddy the Pumpkin Man" and "Patricia the Pumpkin Lady." They're dressed and ready to party. $89 each, Grandin Road,

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