Halloween decorations are not only worn on the face as makeup or on the nails. On the night of October 31 we also decorate our houses inside and out, so every year we look for new ideas. If you are already starting to plan the decoration for Halloween, we share some ideas with which, we hope, you can boast that your home looks as rugged as a scene from a horror movie. Decorating the house can be an activity to do as a family with your children or nephews. Check what materials you already have at home and get to work on these Halloween decorations.
Cardboard, black paint, black marker pen, and masking tape are all you’ll need to turn your windows into a house that spirits want to escape from.
Fill all the spaces in your house with paper garlands of ghosts, pumpkins, and even zombies. Check out this tutorial to learn how to make them yourself without leaving home.
Did someone say haunted house? Nobody will be able to resist these ghosts made with a balloon and white napkins; You don’t need to buy expensive materials to have the best decoration, your creativity is enough.
Using a black marker or paint, the typical paper lanterns – which you can find in Chinese supply stores – can be turned into cute pumpkins.
If you find the blank, you could also give it the eyes and mouth of a ghost.
If you live in an apartment or two-story house, turn the stairs into another guest to the activities you are planning with your family.
Let the Halloween vibe reach your bathroom with this simple and cute detail.
Scare those who pass by your house with these silhouettes of the darkest Halloween characters. How about this witch with her cauldron?
Don’t miss out on your personalized pumpkin. This is a good idea to recycle soda bottles and make everything with your own hands.
Find some tree poles, a string, and build this spider web to decorate your door.
Black cardboard, a bat pattern, scissors, and masking tape will be enough to have to decorate your door in a simple and fun way.
If you and your family always see The Strange World of Jack (The Nightmare Before Christmas, by its name in English) you can show your fanaticism by making your door that beautiful.
Spiders everywhere, even to greet everyone who comes to your door.
Decorating and recycling can go hand in hand and the clearest example is these ghosts made with plastic gallons. Wash the gallons of milk or juice that you empty well, trace the faces of your ghosts with marker and paint them with this same or with black paint.
At this time it is very common for them to sell candle-shaped lamps, so that way you can light them or, at once, remove the white lights from the Christmas tree.
Find scraps of fabric, black cardboard, and black paint or pen to create these multi-colored ghosts to take advantage of the hanging lamps you have in the garden.
Create a ghost path in your garden: for this, you will need white cloth, down or black paint (for the faces of your characters), some wooden sticks, and large Styrofoam balls – these will be the head of the ghosts. This is how they should fit.
They are a very useful ornament, especially when you can let your imagination fly. Starting from very simple ideas you can get beautiful and eye-catching ornaments. Thus, with only black cardboard and wool thread, you can create garlands with bats. The shape is created on the cardboard and then attached through holes with the thread. You can also make pumpkins or any type of shape, it depends on your ability with the scissors.
Although the thing can be complicated a bit more. With a garland of bulbs, you can also create ghosts that will give a point of light to the room. With white cloth from an old sheet, it is placed around the lights and with a black permanent marker, the eyes and mouth are painted. All a creation that will leave your guests perplexed.
To add some candles to the room, you can use the classic emptying of pumpkins, a very American tradition. You will only have to buy the pumpkins, empty them, cut out the eyes and mouth, and insert candles, now there are some on the market that use LED light instead of fire, something much safer and that will last longer in case the party. In addition, to give a more terrifying aspect to the environment, you can buy cobwebs for a small price.
On the other hand, there are very useful ideas to make certain types of ornaments. Old cans can be used to make small Frankenstein heads may be possible. You just have to paint them green, with black eyes, mouth, and hair, and add two wine corks to the sides simulating the typical screws. You can even use glow-in-the-dark paint for a more sinister touch. On the other hand, you can make mummy faces with the same cans, gluing some plastic eyes that are visible between a pile of white wool thread that simulates bandages.
Felt is always a very useful material when making decorations, brooches, costume parts. Whatever size it is, with this product you can make nice witches or sweet skulls that give a more friendly point to the decoration. With some glue and several layers of colored felt you can do whatever you want and surely the little ones in the house love to make crafts for Halloween.
And with this holiday inherited from the United States, its traditions must also be taken. Every year more children go from house to house in search of a snack to put in their mouths. But. What if gummies are also scary? You can play with some glass jars that you have around the house, paint them with some artificial blood and fill them with jelly beans in the shape of spiders, disgusting eyes, and skulls. You will leave the little ones amazed with the Halloween sweets.