Best Way To Say Happy Halloween
Is it that life imitates art? Or that art imitates art? It seems that whichever is the case licensed costumes for Halloween follow blockbuster movies. Like many toys books and other consumer goods Halloween costumes often style themselves after movie characters. Some manufacturers choose to carry licensed Halloween costumes; others choose to create "knockoffs" that closely resemble the licensed products without paying the licensing fees... but they are not allowed to use the characters names on their costumes. For the past few years Pirates of the Caribbean (POTC) costumes have been a huge success. With three big pirate movies there have been six major characters to create: Captain Jack Sparrow costumes Elizabeth Swann costumes William Turner costumes Hector Barbossa costumes Davy Jones costumes and Tia Dalma costumes. With everything from Elizabeth Swann s Aztec gold necklace to Jack Sparrow s rings and Barbossa s sword pirate costumes offer many styles sizes and choices for Halloween parties and contests. In addition to licensed Pirates costumes there are numerous unlicensed pirate costumes for women and men and even kid s pirate costumes. These are likely to cost a little less that an official Jack Sparrow Halloween costume but may be just as attractive and well-built. Another perennial favorite: Spiderman costumes. Again with three hit movies the webslinger is available as adult Spiderman costumes kids Spiderman costumes and even a Spidergirl costume. "Spiderman costumes have been one of our best sellers for four years in a row " said James Burke co-owner of SpookShop.com. "My sons both have Spiderman costumes and wear them as pajamas and even during the day. They have each gone through two sizes already." Other hits such as The Simpsons movie are likely to bring more interest to Simpsons costumes. "We carry Simpsons masks and costumes but expect manufacturers to add more Simpsons Halloween costumes to what they currently offer " Burke said.
Making the Halloween decorations is not only a fun activity; it gives your house a festive look. One need not be an expert in art to make these decorations. All you need is loads of imagination creativity and a few items available around the house and you are ready to get going. Some simple ideas are given below to get you started. One of the easiest Halloween decorations to make is creepy candles. You will need candles sequins beads colored threads and any other trinkets that take your fancy. The candles should be of dark colors you could go for the Halloween colors of black and orange. With the help of simple white glue stick these trinkets around the candles in any manner you like. You may have to use tweezers to stick the small items onto the candle.
Cut out some eyes from construction paper and stick them on the jars before you put on the tissue so you can have the eyes slightly covered and just peeking. Cats What s Halloween without black cats? Use paper plates to create cat masks or some cotton and crepe paper to create billowing streamers. Skeletons The most common skeleton man would be made out of white or luminous paint on black background. You can however create a good looking skeleton with different kinds of pasta. Wouldn t it be awesome to do some Halloween arts and crafts to transform your home into one of the scariest haunted houses in town? Your kids will absolutely love this idea. All you need is a theme some accessories appropriate lighting and sound effects. Cemetery Halloween Arts and Crafts Theme Coffins bones stone hedges and dead bodies are appropriate for a cemetery theme.
Vampires Vampire masks with fangs can be easily made with paper plates. More imposing ornamental life size vampires however can be made out of coat hangers and black garbage bags. UFO UFOs are not typical Halloween figures but stories about alien abductions sure make scary Halloween tales. Make UFOs out of paper plates that you can hang from the ceiling. You might also want to complement the ships with cookies shaped like stereotypical aliens instead of ginger bread men. Worms Worms in cans can be made of brown crepe paper. They can seem yuckier to the touch though if you use gummy candies and cooked spaghetti. Ghosts Just like spiders ghosts can also have a lot of variations. You can make ghost Halloween arts and crafts for kids made of socks packing foam old cloths crepe paper helium filled balloons white painted jars tissue and clay. The Mummy For a mummified figure you can wrap a jar with tissue paper or gauze.