Tuesday, October 30, 2012

6 Fresh Halloween Decorations Ideas


Getting fresh ideas for doing Halloween decorations at home every year is a problem. You need to come up with innovative concepts every year to entertain the kids. While the traditional things like pumpkin carving and costumes have to be kept alive, there is need for a fresh perception for Halloween decorations. That why you need to improvise on the existing ideas and come up with something new.

Even something as common as pumpkin carving can be given a new twist. While teaching your kids to carve pumpkins, you can come up with a new Halloween decoration idea. Place electric bulbs inside the carved pumpkin and wire it accordingly. Now mount some bats on it and turn it into a proper lantern.

Halloween cookies too are a tradition from the past. But what is stopping you from making interestingly designed cookies? Bake cookies that go with your table decoration on Halloween. You can decorate your table in the period-drama style. Bring out the candle stand that belonged to your grandmother and have an actual candle light dinner.

Your yard and garden become very useful during Halloween. If you don't want to invite the scary spirits into your home, you can always do up your backyard and garden in the Halloween spirit. Use the discarded costumes and props from the previous years to decorate your outdoor space.

Did you ever think that toys could be used as props for Halloween decoration? Toys do make excellent decor item for a scary theme. You can look to movies like the Toy Story series for inspiration. The Joker or a demented looking doll will look really scary on Halloween. You can also use the 'scarecrow' to scare people on this festival.

Here 6 innovative ideas for Halloween decorations that you may not have used yet.

  1. Snow White's Home

    Place lots of pumpkin's in your front yard. While pumpkin's symbolise Halloween, they also remind of the fairytale carriage in Snow White and the 7 Dwarfs.

  2. Scare-crow

    There is scare in the name itself; so the scarecrow can be made to look pretty scary.

  3. Pumpkin Lanterns

    Make real electrical lanterns with pumpkins. It could be your kid's next physics project!

  4. The Skeleton

    The stringy skeleton is quite a common theme for Halloween. This time, turn the skeleton into a balloon to cheer up your kids.

  5. Halloween Cookies

    Make pumpkin shaped Halloween cookies and top them up with scary looking bats.

  6. Collage Of The Years Gone By

    Assemble all the props that you have accumulated from the previous Halloweens. Then decorate a path down memory lane in your yard as a tribute to those years.

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