These easy, inexpensive window treatments are a spooky addition to windows for Halloween. Trim a paper window shade from a home store to fit your window, then print our templates before cutting them out and tracing them onto thin white paper (such as white kraft paper). Cut these out, and then stretch and tape your window shade flat onto a safe work surface. Spray the back of the ghost cut out with adhesive, then press it onto the shade.
All kids like to play pretend. That’s what Halloween is all about. Your little one will feel like their house is protected by a fierce beast when this inflatable dragon is in your yard. Make Halloween more creative than ever with Medieval flair. This is perfect for families who like to dress as knights in shining armor and ancient, wise wizards. Not only will this giant dragon be a landmark for the whole neighborhood, but the whole family can pose in front of it before heading out for trick-or-treating. Year after year, it’s sure to cook up some timeless memories.
A giant spider that dangles overhead requires very little legwork. To begin, use wire cutters to cut eight 26-inches pieces of wire, and then cover the length of one wire with a piece of double-sided tape. Unroll your streamers onto tape and cut them to the proper length; turn the wire over and repeat the process on the other side. Then, create a half-inch fringe on the sides of the streamers using fringe scissors—repeat the process on the other legs as well. Finally, open up a flutter ball and poke your top end of each leg into the ball, securing with tape. Suspend the ball from the ceiling using filament wire.
One such idea for outdoor Halloween decorations is to decorate a large banner. The banner can be the full length of the door, or only a partial piece of the length. Since door decorations can be particularly inviting or scary, if there are little kids in the neighborhood, try to decorate a banner with something cartoon-ish. The banner should also reflect the personalities of those living inside. Fringes can also be added to the banners – whether it’s pom-poms or straw. For a fun twist, candy stickers and funky texts can be added if a drawing is not your speed.
There’s no way we’d want to get caught wandering through this scene when the sun goes down. Now that we think about it, we wouldn’t want to get caught here at high noon either. The tumbling gray tombstone and angry zombies crawling out of the aged ground in this scene is sure to cause shrieks and squeals as people pass by. To create this look, arrange our submerged zombie props and grave stones throughout the yard with hay layered around the base of each piece. You’ll find it easy to make your home into a horror show for the whole neighborhood to enjoy.
Is there anything cozier than sitting in front of the fireplace during a windy autumn night? We don’t think so. Encourage folks to settle down in your moody sitting room and get into a spooky state of mind when they take in your delightfully dismal display. The mantel has a sheer spiderweb cloth that can add ambience for dining rooms, living rooms, and entry ways. The black and purple color scheme is dark but elegant with sparkly purple pumpkins as well as silver and purple potion bottles. To make your display playful you can add a fuzzy owl or crafty crow. With a striking color scheme and plenty of sparkle, you’re sure to love your uncanny interior!
A large wooden plank is usually an obstacle. However, not this Halloween. A DIY Halloween door decoration this is not. This is a porch decoration. Spray paint and stencils is one way to create this spooky welcome sign. Or the letters can be purchased from a woodworking shop or other area and simply nailed on in the right order. These Halloween house decorations are quite a pop from the traditional ones found in stores, and can be painted in colors to reflect the personality of the family. Who wouldn’t want that?
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