A bit frightening, a bit exciting, this is what makes the Halloween special and unique. There are different Halloween decorations that bring out the spirit of Halloween with a tinge of goofiness.
But how to create this scary feeling without spoiling all the fun?
Well, here are some great Halloween decoration ideas to give your Halloween the perfect spooky feeling. With just a little bit of magic, a little bit of fun and these great Halloween decoration tips, let’s create the best Halloween decorations of the year.
One of the most classic Halloween symbols is a pumpkin or jack-o-lantern. Over the years, pumpkin carving has turned into an admirable art. Today, trick-or-treaters are bound to see an eclectic mix of pumpkin carvings, from traditional smiley faces to intricate Halloween scenes.For a simple and kid friendly Halloween decoration idea, all you need are some brown paper bags and tea lights. Just cut pumpkin and ghost faces out of each paper bag, place a tea light inside and line them up for a glowing surprise!
Take a magic marker and draw a footprint in a big sponge. Then cut out the footprint. Pour some washable paint in a pan and press the sponge in the paint. Sponge footsteps up your sidewalk to your front door for trick-or-treaters to follow, or around the side of your dark, spooky house. Flip the sponge upside down to stamp the other foot.
Well the Halloween is never much fun without one or two Halloween ghosts. Crumple up a piece of tissue paper into a ball. Place it into the center of a flat piece of tissue paper. Pick up the corners of the flat tissue and twist it around the ball. Tie a twist tie or a piece of string around the ghost's neck. Draw a face with a felt pen. You can hang them up all over the house!
Halloween witch is also one of the favorites for this festival decoration. To make a Halloween witch, cut the top off of a cardboard milk carton and discard. Now cover the carton with black construction paper and tape at the back. Also cut a strip of white paper 3 inches wide and tape around the top over the black paper. Use your creativity and draw a scary witch's face on the white paper. Glue on some yarn for the hair. Make a cone-shaped witch's hat with black paper and glue to the top. Cut the arms and hands from white paper. Cut out feet from black paper. Tape them to the witch.
Getting a little icky on Halloween also has its own fun. So cut some string into 4-foot lengths and tape them to the ceiling. But remember to have very dim lighting for this trick. Just as your Halloween guest arrives, get the string wet as your guests walk in, the wet, slimy string will brush across their foreheads and scare them!
Here are few more decoration ideas for making the Halloween evening spooky, smoky and full of excitement -
This punk will repeat whatever is feeded to him and as he repeats his mouth moves. Have a freaky time with Back Talkers.
This animated eyeball moves side to side and changes color. This when hung in your home will create a gruesome sight.
You can have your home full of stickers of bats, ghosts, goblins, witches, body parts that will glow at night and scare away everyone.
This crawling is very real in looks and movement that it will run chills up your spine in your dimly lit home.
This battery run Corpse Torso Spinner is yet another horrifying sight for your guests. This can be placed at the entrance of your home and he will give a very warm welcome.
Another Boo with Floating Ghosts hung in your home. This ghosts mysteriously floats, howls and screams. This is white in color.
This will rattle and roll the heads of your guests in dark. His one eye is blood stained and the head is attached with glowing lights.
You can startle your guests by placing this barrel outside your gate. A Skeleton pops-up every time a guest arrives and scares him with his glaring and horrifying eyes.
If you do not have time to make your own Halloween decorations, then visit one of many party and craft stores for a huge variety of ready made Halloween decor. Some items found in stores include scarecrow or witch dolls, skulls and bones, fake tombstones, festive Halloween candles, Trick or Treat Halloween doormats and much more. Whether handmade or store bought, Halloween decorations are a great way to get into the Halloween spirit!
Decorate your kitchen or living room table this Halloween with a fun table runner. Invite Pumpkins, cats, spiders and witches to enjoy Halloween Dinner party with you for many years. You can get this table runner in 9" or 13" wide. Pumpkin Jack-o-Lantern Table Centerpiece is also used as theHalloween Table Decorations. The front of your Jack-o-Lantern decoration is a happy pumpkin with hanging leaves and sunflowers to make this one of your favorite Halloween decorations. The back wide is heavy yellow and white gingham with a hanger if you want to use it on the wall. Otherwise you can enjoy it on your Halloween Table for the Halloween Holidays.
You can also make use of your innovative ideas for Halloween Table Decoration. You can put a plain tablecloth on the Halloween Table, Stretch cotton spider webbing across the table, sprinkling black and orange plastic spiders on top. Then, you can place a fake arm on a large platter, surrounded by sprigs of parsley.
You can also hide fake fingers or other body parts under guests' plates and napkins for a blood-curdling surprise. Also place a bowl full of fake eyeballs on the table with all of the other dishes. Finally, run ghost- and witch-shaped theme lights along the edge of the table to serve as the only source of light.
You can have a black Halloween cat for Yard Decoration, a 6 winged skeleton reaper standing in a corner of the yard. You can also have cemetery fence all round your yard. There can be a fake tombstone with skeleton hands and an animated haunted tombstone with sound. These will give your yard a perfect Halloween Yard Decoration. Also hung a skull wind chime making yelling voices and shrieking all evening.
Apart from all these, plants also play an important role in Halloween yard decorations. Chrysanthemums, the colorful perennials that have become an autumn icon, are often arranged (whether planted or in containers) amidst Halloween Yard Decorations. Annuals can also offer an important burst of color.
You can also use trees and shrubs to play a central ole in your display. Being larger plants, trees and shrubs obviously take a longer time to mature. But with patience and good selections, they will eventually form the true backbone of your yard design. Halloween Yard Decorations will look twice as good, graced by the fall foliage offered by trees.
Transform you simple house door into that of forbidden door. Place a plastic door gore decoration at the main entrance and write sentences like “Dare to Enter the Haunted House” or “Condemned House, Keep Out of it”. This will be really shocking for your guests to find a condemned house instead of their relatives or friend’s home that has change overnight!
You can also let stand a Grim Reaper at your door. With its protruding, bloody eyes; and his skittish, exciting laugh revealing his rotten and broken teeth gives your guest a chilling welcome. It gives them a shivering taste of what is within this horrifying house.
You can also put up foil spider door curtain that has glow in the dark spiders and webs. It is always nice to have entrance to Halloween party memorable. In fact, entrance to any party should be unique to make it worth remembering. Hence, attention to details like doorways always pays off.