Creative ideas and DIY to decorate the house on Halloween
Are you looking for ideas to decorate the house on Halloween? To celebrate the night of the witches in the best way, you can make really scary DIY Halloween decorations, to scare and entertain your guests. These are ideas that are simple to make: you just need a little manual work and you’re done.
Are you looking for ideas to decorate the house on Halloween ? To celebrate the night of the witches in the best way, you can make really scary DIY Halloween decorations, to scare and entertain your guests. So you can invite friends home on the night of October 31st, and welcome them with ghosts, cobwebs, bats, ornamental and bright pumpkins, and create the right terrifying atmosphere. These are ideas that are simple to make: you just need a little manual work and you’re done. Soon you will create your home of horrors, ready for the scariest night of the year.
If you want to welcome guests with a “ghostly” detail, you can make a Halloween wreath: place it on the door, so as to create a unique atmosphere right from the entrance to the house. An idea with a theme, easy to make, is the garland of pumpkins , the symbol par excellence of this frightening night. To create it, you need to buy 14-20 baby pumpkins, drill them with a drill and run through some wire. You can then use dry moss or leaves to fill the empty space, and tie the top with a large bow. The result will be perfect.
A simple and original idea is also a tulle garland . All you need is a polystyrene support, which can be purchased in a DIY store, and black and orange tulle. The fabric must be wrapped and glued around the support to then be decorated with the most varied accessories, naturally Halloween-themed. The result will be incredible.
Ghosts can’t be missing on Halloween night: you just need to haunt your house with ghosts. You can make ghosts to be placed on the furniture or on the fireplace, like this: cut the contours of a handkerchief large enough, and glue the base to a ball of polystyrene. Draw eyes, mouth and other details with a black marker.
Alternatively you can make ghosts to hang on the chandeliers. To make it you will need a white plastic glass, one of disposable ones, a white three-ply napkin and black cardboard. Put a little glue on the bottom of the glass, resting on one of the three veils of the napkin and draw on the card, eyes, nose and mouth from the ghost. Cut them and stick them on the napkin: the little ghost is ready.
Cobwebs are another essential accessory to make the house spooky. There are two solutions: either you don’t clean the house for a while – an option that is not feasible – or you can make sticky and fluttering webs in a really easy way. To make them you will need cotton thread or white wool, cardboard and pins. Draw a square on the card and insert a pin in each corner and one in each half of the side. Combine all the opposite pins with the thread so as to draw an asterisk and create the web. Cut pieces of wire long enough to make circles inside the square, starting from the center and finishing the circle by wrapping the wire where it was tied at the beginning. Repeat again using even more thread to make the other circles as you move away from the center. Finally cover the cobweb with the vinyl glue diluted in water, let it dry and hang it on the walls of the house. Obviously also place small plastic spiders on the sofas, and in different parts of the house.
For a quick idea, you can make the web with an old black scarf: shell it and use it as a decoration for a shelf. Enrich your spider web with Halloween themed candles, cardboard bats and spiders to create the right atmosphere.
Another Halloween decoration for our house is the bat. An easy idea to realize: you will only need black cardboard, nylon thread and a dry branch. Draw the outline of the bats on the cards and cut them out: you can also make them of different sizes, to give the idea of movement. Remember to make a hole in the center of each bat. Tie the bats to the branch with the nylon thread: one end of the thread must be tied to the branch, while the other threaded into the hole of the bats and tied. Fix everything to the wall with wire. You can put your bats both inside and outside the home: the effect will still be perfect.
For a Halloween night, the lantern pumpkin, Jack O’Lantern, cannot be missed. Even if today it is possible to buy them in plastic, nothing creates such a scary atmosphere as the classic pumpkin to decorate. Get yourself a round and regular shaped pumpkin. With the help of a knife, make a hole on the pumpkin about 10 cm in diameter. Empty the pumpkin with the help of a spoon and, once this phase is over, make the face of your pumpkin. The advice is to draw it first on a sheet or directly on the pumpkin, using a felt-tip pen. Then use a cutter to create the eyes, nose and mouth and insert a small candle at the end. Place the pumpkin at the entrance or on the windowsill.