If you are making a collage art with small children it will be a good idea to view the pictures to make sure the images are kid safe. Second buy some card stock with a Halloween autumn or spooky theme. Use it as the background or paint a canvas stretcher board dark or midnight blue. You can also make it more ingenious by having your own or the kids drawing on the collage art. It will convey a touch of your personality. Third is find pictures again you could find several online. Many art collage designers use Victorian photos but you may use family pictures or cutouts from books and magazines. Excellent resources for photos are thrift shops and yard sales. Some graphic designers advertise collage sheets for download and printed or shipped in the mail. Pictures from Halloween greeting cards are also available in this format.
Table sprinkles in the form of ghosts pumpkins witches or bats can be used to give that creepy look. Place these decorated candles around the house and watch them light up the evening! Another art and craft Halloween decoration is the creepy balloon ghost which is very easy to make. All you need is white balloons and plastic grocery bags. The bags should be plain with no writing on them. Here is how to create a spooky ghost: Cut off the handles of the grocery bag. Leaving the bottom of the bag intact with the help of scissors cut the bag into dangling strips up to about an inch from the bottom seam. In the same manner cut up another grocery bag. Fill up the balloon with air and knot it up. Tape the seam of one bag to the front and the other to the back leaving the knot on top.
For the ghost garland use a black string and for the pumpkin garland use a green string. Drape these garlands wherever you feel like and decorate your home. Halloween crafts are a lot of fun to make with both kids and adults. Last year I threw a party for my girlfriends where we all made Halloween crafts. Everyone brought a couple supplies and we spent the evening making different crafts. It was so much fun my girlfriends made me promise to do it again this year! I am already planning some new craft ideas and today I will mention a few great ideas I have uncovered. The first cute Halloween craft idea is to make specimen jars. This is actually a very inexpensive craft and something anyone can do even children. I found several glass jars at the dollar store and this will be the base for the craft.