Creepy Halloween Backgrounds
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.
You can purchase clear plastic goblets and have fun mixing red food coloring. Make the blood thicker by adding cornstarch to the mixture. A Pumpkin Yard Halloween Arts And Crafts Theme You don t always have to use real pumpkins in a Halloween arts and crafts pumpkin them. You can use other items such as green bell peppers and mandarins and place tea candles in them to create scary faces. For an old creepy deserted look you can spread dried leaves along the hallway and on tables. Hang sticks in your porch. Place plastic spiders rats and eyeballs within the mass of dead leaves and sticks. A scary scarecrow would be another Halloween arts and crafts idea you can add to your pumpkin yard. Hang an old dusty shirt over a clothes hanger. Staple the bottom part of the shirt and stuff it with hay or dead grass. Use dead branches for the arms.
Pumpkins Gone are the days of messy pumpkin carving. You can easily have pumpkin paper lanterns as Halloween arts and crafts for kids projects. If you don t like lanterns you can still make pumpkins out of paper plates milk containers and construction paper. One other great alternative would be pumpkin baskets made of paper mache. Witches Paper plates and cardboard can be used when making a witch Halloween arts and crafts for kids. As an alternative you can create a witch doctor look instead of a western witch by incorporating beaded necklaces and homemade stuffed voodoo dolls. Spiders Spiders are among the most popular Halloween arts and crafts for kids. Spiders can be as simple as construction paper or egg cup carton hangers. They can also be made of pom poms or colored cotton balls.
Leave the string thread long on the legs. Make two legs alike and leave to one side to dry. Skeletons Shoulder Blade Take the main skeleton part with the spoon and ribs and place it face down on the table. Just above the ribs and still leaving the skeleton a neck glue the skeleton s shoulders to the spoon handle. (Tapered ends to the spoon) To support the shoulders make some shoulder blades in the same way as you made the ribs and glue them to the shoulder pieces and over the spoon. Leave to dry. Skeletons Pelvis To make the skeleton s pelvis bone you firstly need to make three ribs. Glue the ribs to the back of the main part just above the end of the spoon handle. Don t leave any gaps between the rib like parts of the pelvis. Leave these parts to dry before continuing. Turn the skeleton over.