Halloween Party Ideas

For your upcoming spooky soirée, we have crowd-pleasing recipes, DIY decorating ideas, and party planning tips to make your event a monster smash hit. We also have Halloween party theme ideas, Halloween door wreaths, hanging Halloween spider decorations, and plenty of Halloween party recipes.

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Why Black Cats Have a Hard Time Being Adopted on Halloween
Some animal shelters will actually put a freeze on the adoption of black cats around October 31.
Plaster Hands
Those wiggling, groping appendages at the end of your arms seem to have a life of their own, and the sight of other people's hands causes you to break out in a sweat. On Halloween, consider taking your fear in hand and making five-fingered candleholders and tabletop decorations. These are made of plaster and get a ghoulish gray cast from a brush with black gouache.
Chicken Costume
Why did the chicken cross the road? To go trick-or-treating, of course. This funny costume is made from two tickly feather boas, ordinary kitchen gloves, tights, and a pilot's cap that's crowned with a felt comb. Under the plumage, two leotards are stuffed with batting for extra plumpness.
Wriggling Snake Wreath
Dreadfully sophisticated and shockingly fun, this Halloween decoration hung on the front door gets the holiday off to a screaming start.
Felt Puppy Ears Headband
Every child can be top dog with these easy-to-make Dalmatian, Doberman pinscher, and basset hound ear headbands.
Here's Why Ouija Boards Always Feel Like They're Moving, According to Psychology Experts
People have been scared of this supernatural board since the turn of the 20th century, but there may be a simple explanation as to why it appears to move all on its own.
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