The Halloween Tag
A fun activity during Halloween is to decorate your home with hand made art and craft decorations. With a little imagination one can make wonderful decorations to beautify the house and give it that festive look during Halloween. It is not necessary to be an expert at craft making but a little imagination and ingenuity will go a long way to succeed in this project. A quick search on the Internet for ideas on homemade decorations will speed up your imaginative powers. You can come up with some creepy looking decorations by making use of simple household items. One way to decorate your driveway or walkway is to place pumpkin or skeleton luminaries. All you need is brown paper lunch bags orange or red spray paint sand and candles. Take the brown paper bag and cut out a skeleton face or a pumpkin face.
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.
Here is a wonderful Halloween craft we have found for you. If your house has some bushes at the front then this Halloween craft is sure to make you real popular in your area. First take a white plain sheet and fold it into half. Place a few newspapers inside the fold. Using some black fabric paint of a black marker draw a ghost face on the sheet and leave to dry. once its dry hang it around your bushes and tightly secure it with clothespin at the back. Another art and craft Halloween idea is to make your house look really scary and festive by hanging luminaries. First take any brown lunch bag and use orange paint to paint it. Use an X-acto knife or a pair of scissors to cut out a pumpkin face. Make sure its scary. Fill sand at the bottom for about half an inch and take a tea light or a votive candle and submerge it at the bottom.
This is a great idea to decorate the nooks and crannies of fireplaces and mantles. Another great craft idea we used last year was spider eggs! All you need to make these is some eggs some paint and those little black spiders you can find at the dollar store craft store or even the toy section of Walmart or Target. You simply want to paint a portion of the egg to make it looked cracked where the spider has emerged. Then you simply want to glue the spider to the egg and you have a scary and cute hatchling! Finally the craft I am so excited to make this year is floating papier-mache ghosts! These glowing ghosts are perfect for hanging in doorways and trees. You can light these adorable ghosts with the use of battery-powered light or glow sticks! Peg art is a craft where clothes pegs are used as the building material.