A display of apothecary jars in the dining room contains the venomous and vicious. It’s simple to build a haunted scene with inexpensive props and items you may already have. We raided the glass canisters from the kitchen and bath and filled them with specimens.
Similar apothecary jars: Available at Pottery Barn
Burlap bags, tied with rope, spill their contents onto a bottom shelf. Trick your friends (or your ex) with labels bearing their names. We penned our favorites on scrap fabric and attached them with orange hemp stitches.
Bag o' Bones: Available at Grandin Road
Creepy critters stuffed into apothecary jars create a gruesome spectacle: prickly spiders, slithering snakes, and beady eyes. The specimens are readily available online and at discount stores stocked for Halloween.
Spiders and Snakes
Available at Halloween Express