I Pose With These 48 Spooky Cardboard Cutouts At Sunset For This Year’s Halloween

For my ongoing Instagram art project, I pose with cardboard cut-outs at sunset. I call them Sunset Selfies, and I think of them as single-panel cartoons. They all have a caption that tells the story and is half the fun, I think. This new collection is specifically for Halloween with lots of spooky silhouettes to get you in the spirit of the holiday. I hope they make you smile, and I’ll see you at sunset.

I’ve also done a few posts of my cutouts in other themes here on Bored Panda. One of them covers the pandemic in a humorous way, and sesame street characters, as well as in freestyle. I’ve also done one with horses, and various other animals.

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The Witch

The Witch

Hagela was unlike anyone I’d ever met. She walked right up to me at the bar, holding a cat and a broom, and just asked me to have dinner. So I did. Turns out she was wickedly funny with a dark sense of humor, and we talked and drank and laughed until long after sunset. Then she offered to give me a ride home. I’ve got a good feeling about this night.

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Why?5 days ago

Come and sit for a spell.9ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#2 

The Facelift

The Facelift

The Pumpkin King had long been sad; a frown his only daily mood. So I was asked to use my knife and carve a better attitude.

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ArhomR5 days ago

A mask for the mask.4ReplyView more comments#3 

The Puppy

The Puppy

When they finally found a mate brave enough to breed with Fluffy, I couldn’t wait to get my hands on one of the pups.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Brilliant!5ReplyView more comments#4 

The Close Up

The Close Up

When Impala Safari promises “Up Close Nature Tours,” they are not kidding.

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Maria Roberts5 days ago

This is my absolute FAVE!6ReplyView more comments#5 

The Eye Doctor

The Eye Doctor

The great thing about being a Cyclops Optometrist is…it’s half the work!

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ArhomR5 days ago

Half the fee, too.1Reply#6 

The Ball

The Ball

I was a little nervous to take Helen to the Zombie Ball. But after the first few dances, the more we talked and laughed, the less I worried about her eating my brain.

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ArhomR5 days ago

That’s the spirit!5ReplyView more comments#7 

The Surprise

The Surprise

I gave my zombie friend a brain cake for his birthday. Oh, man, you should have seen the way his dry hollow sockets lit up with surprise!

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ArhomR5 days ago

How nice of you. Distract then flee!!4ReplyView more comments#8 

The Witch

The Witch

Back at Hagela’s hut, she had me hop right in the hot tub to get warm. The hot water felt so good after the chilly ride, I just closed my eyes and inhaled the aroma of the fragrant steam. For some reason, it reminded me of my mother’s soup which was comforting. Then, through the smoke, I saw Hagela standing there holding what looked like a small wooden paddle with a naughty grin on her face. Oh, boy, I thought. This is gonna be fun. “Get in here,” I said.

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ArhomR5 days ago

See? I warned you. Boil and bubble, toil and trouble.4ReplyView more comments#9 

The Witch

The Witch

On the ride back to Hagela’s house, I was starting to get cold, and I think she could feel me shivering. “What’s the matter, Dearie?” she asked. “No meat on yer bones?” She cackled at this and her laughter was so infectious I started laughing too. All with a beautiful full moon overhead. It was magical.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Remember, it’s hard to trust a witch.3ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#10 

The Stump

The Stump

Maybe Halloween wasn’t the best time to chop down that creepy old stump, but I was tired of his mocking laughter.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Give him the axe.4ReplyView more comments#11 

The Dreamgirl

The Dreamgirl

Marina is perfect. Other than the two tentacles she has for legs, she’s all I’ve ever wanted in a woman.

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-And all lived happily and forever The E….-2ReplyView more comments#12 

The Bad Choice

The Bad Choice

Everyone told me wearing my mouse costume in front of Mittens was a bad idea, but what’s the worst that can happen?

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ArhomR5 days ago

Agreed.2ReplyView more comments#13 

The Sure Thing

The Sure Thing

I love playing “Rock Paper Scissors” with Edward. I literally win EVERY time!

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-Like I said, Cardi b nails in 2020-5ReplyView more comments#14 

The Diagnosis

The Diagnosis

The bad news is: I have a flesh-eating bacteria. The good news is: I’ve lost 55 pounds.

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IrishGirl4 days ago

Hmm…I was thinking I’d ask Santa for a tapeworm, buuutttt….1ReplyView more comments#15 

The Witch

The Witch

Honestly, it was an accident. Hagela wouldn’t come into the tub; I thought she was playing hard to get. So I splashed her, just a little. You know, like a playful splash? I certainly wasn’t trying to hurt her. But dates are funny that way, I guess. Sometimes, no matter how hard you try to connect with another person and have some fun, you end up just melting their face off anyway.

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IrishGirl4 days ago

Happens alllll the time…1ReplyView more commentshttps://27e503a864cc4273345d03e2e447532f.safeframe.googlesyndication.com/safeframe/1-0-37/html/container.html#16 

The Good News

 The Good News

The bad news is: In addition to the virus, we now have Killer Bees AND Murder Hornets. The good news is: The Torture Wasps won’t be here for another few weeks.

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OLIVIA WESTON4 days ago

2020 summed up9ReplyView more comments#17 

The Plastic Surgeon

The Plastic Surgeon

“So. Mister…Voldemort.” “LORD Voldemort.” “I’m sorry?” “It’s Lord Voldemort. Or the Dark Lord. Whichever you prefer.” “I see. Any first name?” “Well…It was Tom at one point, but it’s not any more. Most people don’t say my name at all, really. Some even call me “He Who Must Not Be Named” if you can believe that.” “OK. But for the purposes of our records, what should I call you?” “Lord Voldemort will be fine.” “Very well. So. Lord Voldemort. As chief surgeon here at the clinic, I’ve got to say, your condition is quite unique. Most of the procedures I do are nose REDUCTION surgeries, but that doesn’t mean we can’t work a little magic in your case, if you know what I mean.” “For your sake, my muggle friend, I hope you’re right.”

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OLIVIA WESTON4 days ago

Voldy would never act like this……….1ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#18 

The Honest Answer

The Honest Answer

On our first date, Shannon asked for my opinion about her weight and like an idiot I told her the truth. I said, “Well, if I’m totally honest…yeah, I think you may be a little too thin.” And that was it. At the end of the evening, I didn’t get even a single lipless kiss goodnight.

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-Hmm, What happened to you and Marina? >w<-4ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#19 

The Password

The Password

Just as the spider was coming in for the kill, I remembered what my online banking password was. Isn’t that always the way?

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IrishGirl4 days ago

EEESH! Do you all float?? Creepy!!0Reply#20 

The Breeze

The Breeze

As I was sitting down on the dock enjoying a banana at sunset, the strangest thing happened. A warm wind blew across my neck, and it smelled just like bananas too.

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-GIMME SOME OF THAT BANANA SON!-2ReplyView more comments#21 

The Curse

The Curse

Ever since the witch turned my finger into a mouse, the cat just does not take my scoldings seriously at all.

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ArhomR5 days ago

It’s not the scolding the cat will take. Find some mitts.2Reply#22 

The New Ride

The New Ride

“Take it for a spin,” they told me at the Dragon Store. “If you think you like it in the showroom, wait’ll you drive it!”

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OLIVIA WESTON4 days ago

Always wanted to do that!4ReplyView more comments#23 

The Professor

The Professor

Professor Lupin held some office hours outside the other night and while I waited for him to turn up, I couldn’t take my eyes off the most beautiful full moon. It was magical.

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Idk Katniss Potter5 days ago

Yass Lupin!3ReplyView more comments#24 

The New Friend

The New Friend

You know that feeling when you approach a new hippogriff…after you bow and he bows back but before you actually touch him? Yeah, that’s scary every time. 

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Idk Katniss Potter5 days ago

 Buckbeak! Is that you!5ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#25 

The Wrong Joke

The Wrong Joke

Sea monsters are SO sensitive. You make one innocent joke about them gaining a little extra weight, and right away they go to eat you.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Nobody likes comments about their weight, too personal.2ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#26 

The Final Straw

The Final Straw

It’s been a tough week. Not sure how it can get any worse.

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IrishGirl4 days ago

He said HIS week was DINOmite!4ReplyView more comments#27 

The Seeker

The Seeker

I’m not sure who cast the spell, but I sure wasn’t the one doing the seeking anymore.

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-*Plays Harry Potter Flute Meme Music*-2ReplyView more comments#28 

The Pests

The Pests

Fruit bats. Fruit flies. Whatever they are, they were swarming last night.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Seems they were planning a RAID.2ReplyView more comments#29 

The Sunshine State

The Sunshine State

It feels so good to be back in Florida.

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Annie4 days ago

It appears Gator’s happy you’re back too!2Reply#30 

The Fishing Buddy

The Fishing Buddy

I don’t know. There’s something weird about fishing with Tim. It just doesn’t feel right somehow. Plus he eats all the bait.

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mysty5 days ago

cannobilism2ReplyView more comments#31 

The Scent

The Scent

This new cologne is called CHUM, and I can tell you, in the Gulf of Mexico at least…it really works.

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IrishGirl4 days ago

We’re definitely gonna need a bigger hat!0ReplyView more comments#32 

The Performance

The Performance

I was so excited to get the part of “Yorick” in the all-skeleton version of Hamlet.

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IrishGirl4 days ago

‘Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio, a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy…’2Reply#33 

The Reeper

The Reeper

When Death hopped up on my picnic table…all 3 foot 7 inches of him…I don’t know, I guess I just always thought he’d be taller.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Small but deadly.1ReplyView more comments#34 

It’s My Turn To Carve

It's My Turn To Carve

Happy Halloween, everyone. See you at sunset. John @sunsetselfies

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ArhomR5 days ago

I really hope I don’t run into you. You keep company with some shady types.3ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#35 

The Patronus

The Patronus

When the Dementors finally came for me, I was not at all relieved to discover that my patronus was a snail.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Who’s spooking who?3ReplyView more comments#36 

The Spider

The Spider

Woah. Tonight I almost walked right into the biggest spider web I’ve ever seen. I mean: this thing was HUGE. So I just backed away sloooowly…

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IrishGirl4 days ago

Charlotte’s glad you did!1ReplyView More Replies…View more comments#37 

The Mailbox

The Mailbox

I know voting by mail is a safe way to handle the upcoming election. I’m not worried about that. It’s just getting my ballot into the mailbox that I’m afraid of.

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IrishGirl4 days ago

It’s VOTE WEEK!!0ReplyView more comments#38 

The Mediator

The Mediator

“I think you’re missing the point. It’s not that he wants to frighten you. He just doesn’t want you eating his corn. Does that make sense?”

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-Karma UvU-1Reply#39 

The Miscalculation

The Miscalculation

Before I shouted “Accio Kitchen Knives!” I probably should have thought it through a bit more.

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ArhomR5 days ago

What’s your point?1ReplyView more comments#40 

The Rattle

The Rattle

As soon as I found the source of the loud rattling sound, a weird hissing noise started. What a crazy day.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Wind your way outta there!!1ReplyView more comments#41 

The Connection

The Connection

Sitting close to a friend. A little “human” contact. These are things I’ve really been missing lately. Anyone else?

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ArhomR5 days ago

Eye agree. Good idea.3Reply#42 

The Local

The Local

I almost never ask for directions. But when I finally admitted I was lost to a local down on the beach, he actually offered to give me a ride.

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HUXLEY DOYLE4 days ago

huh0Reply#43 

The Pied Violinist

The Pied Violinist

I put an ad in the local paper, looking for fiddlers to play with. Maybe I should have been more specific.

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-Unda Da Sea-2Reply#44 

The Shallows

The Shallows

I felt a little drained of ideas, so I sat in the ocean, closed my eyes, and waited for inspiration to strike. 

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-OvO Ummm-1ReplyView more comments#45 

The Overprotector

The Overprotector

I know he’s the protector of the water and everything, but he really needs to learn some boundaries.

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ᴍɪᴋᴀꜱᴀ ᴀᴄᴋᴇʀᴍᴀɴ5 days ago

-Just Chilling with Jason Mamoa UwU (AKA Aquaman)-2ReplyView more comments#46 

Against The Beast

Against The Beast

As the beast lay siege on our fair city at sunset, I had no choice but to leap head long into the fray

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HUXLEY DOYLE4 days ago

fite0ReplyView more comments#47 

The Piece Of Parsley

The Piece Of Parsley

“Do I have something in my teeth?”

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ArhomR5 days ago

Almost.1Reply#48 

The Warning

The Warning

Without my glasses it was hard to read, but I think the sign said: “Beware of Snokes.” Whatever that means.

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ArhomR5 days ago

Hiss-terical.3ReplyView more comments

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John is a 9-time Emmy award-winning television producer, author, and the founder of Teach Her.org, a service organization offering college education to orphaned girls. His “Sunset Selfies” have become an Internet sensation, featured everywhere from Rolling Stone Brazil to The Times of India to The Kelly Clarkson Show. You can see his complete cut-out collection on Instagram @sunsetselfies Read more »

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