Create giant gothic lanterns using nothing more than our instructions, clip-art designs, and simple supplies. First, print out all of the following templates: this snake lantern, another spooky snake option, and the frog lantern as well. To begin, cut out one of the lantern templates, and trace it four times, side by side, on black paper. Use a bone folder to crease the areas where the sides meet before cutting it out. Print four copies of your chosen design onto vellum using a laser printer, and then cut each piece just larger than the frame's windows. Tape the vellum into a frame, and form into a lamp shape before taping the edges. To finish, cut a 26-inch length of wire and twist a loop in the middle of it; poke the wire ends through the paper to make two holes at the edge of the lantern. Use pliers to roll ends of wire to secure; and then use monofilament to hang two battery-operated votive candles, taped end to end, inside the lantern. Finally, use twine and a removable advise hanger to suspend the lantern in your chosen space.
Jaunty jack-o'-lanterns, foreboding bats—these are Halloween-appropriate versions of the classic paper-doll chain. To make it, print our template onto card stock, fold the paper to its width, trace, and cut it out. Then, use scissors for the outline, and a craft knife or hole punch for facial features and smaller details. Intersperse with fringed garlands to add color.
Get ready to scare up some screams! You'll love our scary yard decorations like zombies, witches, specialty skeletons, such as animals, pirates and even a mermaid, and so much more! We also have easy to hang, if you'll pardon the pun, decorations like the Hanging Scarecrow, the Severed Hanging Torso and the Giant Spider Web. If you're looking for the creepiest way to add a little ambiance to your haunted house, porch or Halloween party, look no further than our lighting and special effects department! From strobe lights, to metal luminaries and fog machines, we have exactly what you need to create a spooky scene.
Can you really have Halloween without celebrating the major monster masterpiece of Stephen King? Our inflatable Pennywise decoration will be recognizable to anyone who was scared by “It" as a child. Cause come on, who didn’t sneak down and watch that movie while their older siblings watched it during a sleepover? Tie some red balloons all over the yard and set up your scary inflatable. Now you can be sure you’d have people like us running for the hills as soon as they see your setup!
Tempt your Halloween party guests with an array of candies masquerading as botanical or nautical artifacts. To begin, fill large glass jars with sweets, and then mark each jar with a label that sounds convincing—here, the meringues are "jellyfish skeletons"—while being completely made up. If you don't have a cabinet, you can create your own by arranging the jars in wooden cubbies or crates; we painted these a deep slate gray.
Beautiful butterflies seem to float off the pages of a dusty old tome, growing as they flit around this library. You can make these creatures in different sizes for your display. You can print the butterflies using our three templates: One for an orange butterfly, another for red specimens, and the last for smaller varieties overall. Print them on heavyweight paper. Trim butterflies roughly, then use some spray adhesive to adhere them to black paper. Carefully cut out each butterfly.
Do you often brag about your enthusiasm for Halloween? We get it. Halloween enthusiasts are awesome! Want to prove that your enthusiasm is bigger and brighter than the others? Prove that you’re not just blowing hot air with these awesome inflatable lawn ornaments! Our inflatables run the gamut. We have over-the-top pieces for people that are horror enthusiasts as well as looks for folks who want to delight the trick-or-treaters without scaring them away. Because we know the love of Halloween shows itself in all sorts of forms. If you’re looking to make a huge impact without a lot of work, you’re sure to love scrolling through this selection of giant, easily installed inflatables!
Is there any better way to set a spooky scene than by using a totally awesome fog machine? Create the eerie fog of your dreams with one of our fog machines from Spirit Halloween! Brew some magic of your own when you have the fog coming out of a large witch's cauldron, or set the scene for any zombie-filled graveyard. Make the scene all the more realistic when you get one of our low-lying fog machines, which are easier to keep out of sight and make the foggy illusion even more convincing. Is that a fog machine, or are the ghosts of the forgotten truly rising from their graves? Only you will know for sure!
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.
Craft the Doors: Attach three precut 20- by 30-inch pieces of foam core together with spray adhesive. Attach a piece of black paper, cut to size, to the top piece of foam core using spray adhesive. Insert the rectangular piece of two 6-inch stainless steel T-hinges between the first and second pieces of foam core on one of the short sides; “screw” in place. Place a 6 1/2-inch handle on the opposite side; “screw” in place. Cover exposed edges of the foam core with silver duct tape, folding any excess to the back. Make two more doors. Adhere to house door with heavy-duty self-adhesive Velcro. Cut five coffin shapes from black and gray kraft paper. Paint letters on gray coffins with red acrylic paint to spell “morgue” and attach to black coffins with double-sided tape. Hang a plastic chain above the door and attach coffin cutouts with hot-glue.
11. Halloween Cupcake & Candy Cup Wraps ~ Printable cupcake toppers and candy cup wraps are a fun and easy way to dress up your favorite cupcakes for Halloween. They are even better if you are short on time. Buy some cupcakes at the store, dress them up with this kit, and no one will know they didnt come from your kitchen. Best part, these Halloween printables are free.
Everyone’s been waiting all month for one big night. Kids are hooting and hollering in the street to go door to door begging for treats. Are you prepared to put the scare into this weird and wild night? Remember to involve all the elements in your front yard décor. Smoke machines can make a misty atmosphere. Glowing lights can catch the eye of trick-or-treaters from blocks away. And don’t forget to play some scary music so people can get some spooks before they get their sweets.