Awesome DIY Ideas for Your Halloween Party

| October 21, 2017 | Comments (0)

jugs_grandeAtmosFX, a digital decorating company that helps people customize their homes for holidays and celebrations with fun and entertaining animated characters and stories, sent a press release recently with 16 tips to make your Halloween party fun. What I like about these DIY tips is that so many can be used for school classroom parties.

A big thank you to AtmosFX for sharing these ideas. Ideas that make Halloween easier and more fun are always welcome.


1. Digital Decorations from AtmosFX

Get some beautifully animated digital decorations from AtmosFX and take your Halloween party to the next level in fun. Use their projector or yours to make walls, windows, picture frames, and 3DFX® Forms come to life with frightful wraiths, singing pumpkins, possessed portraits and dozens of other characters.
To see all the digital deocrations avaliable, visit:
For how-to articles on getting started with digital decorating, click here:
2. Cheesecloth Ghosts
What do you get when you mix mannequin heads, cheesecloth, glue, and a little paint? Some specters that are quite terrifying (yet very affordable).
For instructions, click here:
3. Monster Door Makeover
Give guests a surprise by turning your ordinary door into a monster by reusing ordinary grocery bags!
For instructions and more, click here:
4. Skull Centerpiece Floral Arrangement
Most of us consider skeleton decorations outside, but for a moment, imagine them front and center, as a piece of art; a centerpiece, if you will.
For instructions and more, click here:
5. Milk Jug Ghosts
Have some milk jugs heading to your recycle bin? Instead, wash ‘em out, draw faces on them with a Sharpie, and put a battery-powered candle in each.
For instructions and more, click here:
6. Floating Candles (like the ones at Hogwarts)
Are you a Harry Potter fan? Light up the night, hallway, or great room with this awesome floating candle idea.
For instructions and more, click here:
7. Broom Parking Sign
With a couple hooks from a hardware store and your home printer, you can make sure attending witches have a designated place to park their brooms.
For instructions and more, click here:
8. Zombie Barbie Parade
Don’t throw away those dolls your kids have outgrown, these gals would look great marching across your yard, or across your dinner table! You can also built an affordable mini-horde by picking up inexpensive dolls at thrift and discount stores.
For instructions and more, click here:
9. Glowing Eyes (made out of toilet paper rolls)
This idea is so easy, it’s a wonder people don’t do it year-round. These eyes look great at night and your trick-or-treaters will get a scare from whatever is watching them in the hedge.
For instructions and more, click here:
10. Skeleton Buffet
Serve your guests a frightfully bony buffet, with meat and cheese picked from the bowels of a skeleton.
For instructions and more, click here:
11. Zombie Gingerbread Cookies
It’s not quite Christmas yet, but but break out those cookie cutters early to add some adorably spooky and seriously tasty gingerbread zombies to your party spread.
Get the recipe here:
12. Monster Marshmallows
These ghoulish little snacks are easy to make and sure to impress guests.
For instructions and more, click here:
13. Ghost Hand Punch
Give yourself a hand for this awesome party idea, literally. Fill a clean, food-grade, rubber glove with the concentrate of your favorite drink and freeze it. Remove it from the glove once it’s frozen and place in your punch bowl for a spooky surprise.
For instructions, click here:
14. Dracula’s Dentures
This easy and eye-catching snack will make your guests all smiles using just marshmallows, sliced almonds, and a little frosting!
For instructions, click here:
15. Tombstone Toss
Asking yourself what to do after your guests arrive? Try this new take on a familiar game.
For instructions and game rules, click here:
16. Horror Movie Trivia
Spice up your party these free horror movie trivia games!
For a selection of free games, click here:
Shari writes about life with twins at Two Times the Fun. Image courtesy of AtmosFX.

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