Halloween is fast approaching, which means it’s time to start thinking about creative ways in which you can make your home look as spooky as possible. If you’re stuck for ideas on what to do, we’ve come up with 5 spooky ways to decorate your home for Halloween:
- Spooky Silhouettes
To give your home a chilling appearance to those on the outside, try sticking some spooky silhouettes to your windows to make your home look haunted. These are a simple and easy way to decorate your home and there’s a variety available to download on the web, ranging from cute monsters to creepy, horrifying silhouettes.
Pumpkins are a staple Halloween decoration, so it’s only right that you have one in your home. In recent years people have veered away from the classic spooky pumpkin face and ventured into more creative ideas. Depending on how creative you want to be, there a lot more cool and exciting ways to carve and decorate your pumpkins, even if it’s just a fun activity to do with the children. Placing a tea light or, a safer option, a battery operated candle in your pumpkin is the perfect way to illuminate your house whilst still keeping it eerie.
- Home decor
If you want to change the entire atmosphere of your room, then adjusting some of your home decor could provide your home with the perfect Halloween theme. Something as simple as changing your blinds could transform your room into a Halloween haven, not try our Mandarin Roller Blind or our simple Black Roller Blind? If you want to hide from Trick or Treaters, a simple blind might be the best way to make it look as though you’re not in!
- Halloween Wreath
To let the trick or treaters know that your home is open to them, placing a spooky Halloween wreath on your front door is a simple, yet effective way to decorate your home for the big night. Again, if you’re feeling creative, making wreaths with the children is a fun activity to get them excited and in the mood for Halloween. Or, if you don’t quite trust your own creativity, a range of high-street shops have a variety wonderful wreaths that you can use in order to get your home prepared for Halloween.
- Ghostly Garlands
Halloween garlands are easy to make or get hold of most shops, and they’re the perfect, simple way to bring some of the Halloween spirit into your home without it costing too much. Garlands can be used almost anywhere in the house, whether it be across your banister rail or hung up on the walls of your room- they’re a great spooky addition anywhere!