Welcome guests inside your home – if they dare – by creating this unique front door decoration for Halloween. Little trick-or-treaters will be amused and a little bit scared by your imagination and creativity, while most parents will find it downright funny. Stuff the striped socks with newspaper to create a little depth and added bulk. Use a worn-our pair of pointy-toe heels to finish. Any mat will do as long as it inscribed with a warm greeting (it’s not as funny without the warm greeting). This fun front door decoration never gets old as most people have seen The Wizard of Oz at least once.
Do you remember what the best Halloween yard decorations in your neighborhood looked like when you were a kid? (Probably, cause these things make an impact on little children.) We are shuffling through a few memories of awesomely decorated houses in our home towns as we type this. While spooky music and web-covered trees are cool, nothing makes an oversized impression as well as inflatables do! This inflatable carriage brings to mind classic ghost stories told in front of a fireplace, making it the perfect mix of classic and creepy for your visiting trick-or-treaters.
For some, the best part about Halloween is decorating your home inside and outside. Whether you want spooky Halloween decor full of skeletons, blood, and gore, or simply want glitzy pumpkins to let everyone feel the Halloween cheer. We've got you covered! Find Halloween props for your fireplace mantels or gigantic inflatables for your lawn. Fill up your yard with tombstones and zombies for the ultimate graveyard feel to your outdoor home decor. Kids and their parents won't be able to help but embrace the spooky season with these Halloween decorations!
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.
Make the Wreath: Cut 150 6-inch-long strips of 2-inch-wide black grosgrain ribbon. Fold the strips in half and attach them to a 16-inch foam wreath form with straight pins, layering them on top of each other to create a ruffle effect. Cut out a silhouette of a witch from black kraft paper. Attach it to the center of a 16-inch round clear piece of acrylic with double-sided tape. Hot-glue the edges of the acrylic round to the back of the wreath form. Finish with a bow with long tails.
When it comes to Halloween ideas, nothing seems to reflect the holiday better than barren trees with crows flying around. A removable tree decal can really help set the mood for the holiday. While decorated pumpkins and porch signs can create the mood, a large tree can really add a helping branch. Crow decals can add life to the tree, and stuffed crows on the banister of the porch can add even more to the life of the tree. If crows aren’t your style, fake leaves can be drawn on paper and added to the tree – which would then make a really cool party game.
Just because it's Halloween doesn't mean you have to treat your yard like it's the set of a horror movie! Stay original and keep things beautiful with Southwestern-inspired decorating ideas, which will keep your home looking pretty well into the fall season. Try filling a distressed crate with pumpkins (retro-inspired coolers work too!). You can also add a bouquet of fresh flowers to a plaid vintage Thermos, and paint pumpkins with Southwestern-inspired designs.
While blow up ghosts and plastic skeletons dressed up can cost a lot, taking a simple plastic skeleton can create such an interesting effect. Cool Halloween decorations follow plastic skeletons everywhere. An old white dress can be purchased from a thrift shop or found in your closet. White tulle or mesh can be purchased as well for a fuller look. If the dress is too long for the skeleton, use leftover fabric to create a veil. A spooky Specter bride is preceded by pumpkins as she walks down the aisle – which is your front porch and steps in this case. It doesn’t even have to be a bride. It could simply be a ghost!
Ain't no party like a Halloween party 'cause a Halloween party's got SCARES! If you're planning on throwing the spookiest bash of the year, then you already know that stopping at Spirit is a must for the best Halloween party supplies around. You can display your delicious Halloween treats in style when you shop our wide selection of tableware, which includes styles like our spider web tablecloth and skeleton table runner. Set the table with matching place mats and add some gothic-styled candles, and you're sure to create a perfectly haunted setting. No matter how you want to decorate for your frightfully fun party, Spirit's got you covered for the best Halloween party decorations of 2019.
The head and arms are made from a heavy weight plastic, not out of foam. They are full human size with the face being 8" from chin to top of forehead. There is a concealed stake included to keep the head from blowing away and both "arms" are stakes. It will be a great add to any creepy Halloween graveyard. Just add a little mulch around it to give the appearance of crawling out of the ground. The color is darker than the picture and I like it!
And if you're looking for the best Halloween party decoration ideas of 2019, then look no further! Spirit can be your one-stop shop for all things Halloween, and is bound to inspire even the most creative of Halloween decorators. Our haunted house decorations will have your guests convinced there's a ghost or monster lurking behind every corner, and our fun themes will let you match everything to a T! Even if you want the Halloween fun to last way past October, you'll be happy to know that our scary Christmas ornaments will have your tree looking absolutely terrifying! Here at Spirit, Halloween never ends--and it doesn't have to end for you, either! With so many indoor Halloween decorations to choose from, you're just a few clicks away from creating the haunted home of your dreams...and whether or not the decorations stay up all year 'round is completely up to you!
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.
Transform your home into a wonderland of spooky spirits with Grandin Road's enchanting indoor Halloween decorations. Create bewitching fun with whimsical Halloween decor or find the perfect party decorations for a monstrous bash your guests will never forget. Cast a spell over all who enter your home with wicked witches, low-flying bats, sinister skulls, and pumpkins of all shapes and sizes.
Frankenstein saw inspiration in the most grotesque of scavenging—here, we took a note from his book and constructed a bare-bones table decoration. The table legs are legs indeed—store-bought faux bones. To make it, trim the thigh bones: Use saw to cut the legs to 1 inch less than the desired table height (to account for tabletop). Next, stabilize the knees: Take each leg apart at the knee; unscrew the hardware, and remove the kneecap. Connect shin bone to thighbone with one double-threaded screw (3/16-by-3 inches). Lastly, stabilize the ankles: Position one foot so it rests flat on the floor, and generously squeeze epoxy into the hinge that makes the ankle flex. Repeat with the remaining legs. Let it dry and cure overnight at least before moving onto the next step. Attach the legs to the table: Decide where you want the legs, and drill pilot holes through tabletop. Place each leg underneath the pilot hole, then screw to attach. Put putty over the screws, and let it dry. Sand until smooth. Paint the tabletop a skeletal white.
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.
If you want the perfect jump scares, then consider an animatronic that's motion or sound censored. Imagine the look on a trick-or-treater's face when they reach for candy in a bowl on a dummy's lap, only for the creature to come to life when they get too close! Or have one of our "bump and go" animatronics roam around any room of your home, or down a long and ominous hallway. From twisted clowns and scary scarecrows to witches and horrifying zombies, our wide selection of Halloween animatronics means that you can find the perfect characters for your haunted home.
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.
While decorating ideas can be difficult to come across, this spider webby idea can scare anyone. Window clings create a scary giant spider and web. Rat clings can be added to the bottom of the window or the screen door to show a better, scarier scene. The spider web can be created from a window cling or from the fake spider webs available around this time of year. DIY Halloween door decorations have a lot going on this one – the spider and its web can be created with window paint and a steady hand instead of store bought materials, or with tape.
At Party City, there's something for every budget and taste: deluxe animated Halloween props that greet unsuspecting trick-or-treaters with flailing limbs and terrifying wails, kid-friendly ghost lights, LED jack-o-lanterns, and some completely off-the-wall Halloween decorations that may have you alternately laughing hysterically of jumping with fright.
Want to create the Halloween decorations of your dreams? We think Freddy Krueger window cling is the piece you’re looking for. This cling shows Freddie Krueger at his most menacing. He’s sure to cause jumps and shrieks from folks who walk by your home. Just try not to display this masterpiece in your bedroom. He just might work his way into your dreams.
To eerily embrace the Halloween season, one must also embrace its history. The Celtic folklore believed the souls of the dead come back to life and walk among the living on Halloween night. To make these “souls” feel right at home, many get into the Halloween spirit by decorating their homes and yards with tombstones, skeletons, ghosts and grim reapers.
Step 1: Purchase an indoor/outdoor needle-punch carpet. To turn it into a circle: Mark the rug's center point with a Prismacolor white-colored pencil. Measure and mark the distance from that point to a spot about half an inch from the rug's edge. Cut a piece of string to that length. Tie one end of the string to the pencil and secure the other end of the string to the rug's center point with a tack. Pull the string taut and draw a large circle onto the rug; remove the string. Cut out the circle, just inside the white pencil mark, with sharp scissors.
Get the inside of your home Halloween party-ready with decor such as life-sized witch cardboard cutouts, Halloween string lights, Halloween paper lanterns and even Halloween balloons. Dress your house with spooky party backdrops, pumpkin door covers, creepy spider webs and even lifelike spiders and rats. And when it comes to Halloween party ideas, we've got cute, spooky and even glow-in-the-dark drink and dinner ware. So don't lose your theme at the table - keep it going with goodies from Oriental Trading. Of course, we carry kid-friendly Halloween party supplies too - for those mild, instead of wild Halloween get-togethers.