Try creating these suggestions to add more spook to your evening.
1. Dangling Spiders
Spiders are an essential to Halloween, and as long as they’re made of paper and stay very, very still, we’re happy to oblige.
Trace a simple image of a spider to create a spider stencil. We’ve provided one below. Cut it out and draw around the edge onto black card for as many spiders as you would like. Cut them out and poke a hole in the top, then tie a length of thread through it. Sticky tape or tack them above a window or banister. You can use a white or silver pen to draw on eyes and a mouth.
You can trace around this spider.
2. Cobwebbed Sticks
Fill a vase with sticks and drape teased white cotton wool over them for a spider web effect. Pull the cotton in all directions till it is thin and whispy. Hair dressers cotton, which comes in a long roll is great for this. For a more authentic look buy some fake spider web. Add drops of PVA glue when it’s in place to make fake raindrops.
Bring the outdoors inside with our cobwebbed sticks.
3. Pumpkin Confetti
Using a sheet of A4 orange tissue or paper cut the pieces into eight and put them in a neat stack. Draw the shape of a pumpkin on the top piece and carefully cut around this and the other layers. Scatter them on your table for pumpkin confetti. Sprinkle the finished confetti with gold glitter for some Halloween sparkle.
You can use this image to trace your pumpkin.
4. Bloody Tablecloth
Drip red food colouring on an old white tablecloth for a blood curdling effect. Make sure you do this in an area that can be messy and let it completely dry before using.
Look to this for some blood splatter inspiration.
5. Blood Covered Candles
Carefully drip a red candle over a white candle, so that the red wax will dribble down the sides to give a creepy effect. You can see exactly how to do it in this video below.
Easy Halloween Candles by TiffyQuake