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The Most Badass Haunted House This Year

We can all put away our cotton-ball cobwebs and flimsy plastic skeletons now. After seeing photos of this pretty surreal haunted house, it's pretty much game over.

Los Angeles-based artist and baker Christine McConnell turned her parents' house into a head-turning work of art. And yes, it's real.

Morning or night, the giant monster, with its huge bloodshot eyes and piercing fangs, looks like it comes straight out of an animated-live action hybrid Halloween film (think "Pushing Daisies" meets Salvador Dalí, with a Tim Burton twist—at night).

The lighting is crazy spooky when it gets dark‚the green glow making the whole house look even more supernatural. Trick-or-treaters beware!

McConnell told Slate that the house was inspired by "Monster House," the 2006 animated children's horror film about three teens finding out their neighbor's house is a monster (and no adult believes them). So they have to destroy the home before Halloween trick-or-treaters come to the door.

"I painted foam-core insulation board for the eyes and teeth," McConnell shared on Instagram. She bought a handful of primary colors and mixed it in various containers to get the shades she wanted.

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"I think more people should figure out things they can do on their own. That's how you find out what you're really good at," McConnell said.

We also obsessed with her cakes and other Halloween desserts. They're just as fantastically spooky and artistic.

Anyone else getting goosebumps?

Photographs by: Christine McConnell/Instagram

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