Halloween - A "spooktacular" Festival
Halloween, also known as summer's End, Witches Night
, Snap-Apple night, summer's End, and Lamswool is the world's oldest holiday. It is an ancient festival with its roots in Christianity and pagan. It was believed to be the link between the seasonal and life cycles. Today, it is celebrated as a display of dichotomies as it gives pleasure to both the adult and the children. It is one such festival that has survived epic religious, industrial, cultural and economic changes throughout the history.
During the Halloween, everyone thinks of spooking his or her house in the best possible way. Always make an effort to personalize the decorations at your home. After all, Halloween decorations are a fun and are an eye treat for everybody. Here are some decorative themes for you:
* Harvest splendor:
Harvest splendor is one theme that involves some traditional scary elements. However, it focuses on the use of natural plant materials.
* Tongue in Cheek Spooktacular:
This style of decoration appeals to those who enjoy clever pun, slapstick humor or an old-fashioned pratfall. This style is effective only if it is implemented with total joy and abandonment.
* Kid Friendly:
This style of decoration appeals to the prudish people at heart. This kind of decoration involves an amusing approach to ghouls and ghosts. Those opting for this style can think of friendly ghosts like Casper to that of Beetle juice.
As it is the festival of haunting, Halloween party has to be scary, eerie and fun. Therefore, it is time for you to put together your Halloween ideas for a great party. Design scary invitations, select music and decorations to make your event look Spooktacular.
Send the invitations in the beginning of the moth so that your guests have ample time to choose their dress. Your invitation should be scary. Make a wise selection of color.
Selection of your music should be scary including a range of screams, angst producing sounds, door creaks scary organ and suspenseful music.
There are several ways to make your house appear scary. Halloween lights are an important part of organizing a spooky party. Buy some paper lanterns and paint some scary faces on them. Insert an orange bulb in the differently designed shapes. Hang out as many pumpkin shaped lanterns as possible for that scary effect.
Make more scary lights using paper bags. Sketch out some scary faces and write some scary things like "witch way" showing different directions. Then, fill them half with sand. Keep them on a flat area and insert a light orange bulb. Light these lights in the evening for a spooky shine. Black light is one of the most popular lightings used widely.
Black light creates a dark purple glow as soon as the dusk falls highlighting the make up and costume that are luminous.
Halloween is not only about wicked witches, ghosts, monsters, candies or costumes. It is much more. It is a time to spend with family, friends and relatives. So, follow a scary recipe to make most of this spooky holiday.
by: Michel Disusa
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