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Indoor / Outdoor Halloween Decorations

Halloween is a big, big decorating event, both indoors and outdoors. Purchases of Halloween decorations is second only to Christmas. It is a multi billion dollar event. Best of all, Halloween is just for fun. It doesn't carry the stress of Christmas. This is just a few reasons for its increasing popularity.

Halloween was once a one night affair. Kids would get dressed up in costumes, and go out to Trick or Treat for candy in the neighborhood. Home and yard decorations were sparse. Halloween parties were somewhat infrequent. Today, Halloween has evolved into a entire season, lasting the whole month of October. It has become integrated with the Fall season, and includes hayrides, haunted houses, parties and Halloween decorating to the hilt, both indoor and outdoor. In some neighborhoods, there is stiff competition, to see whose front yard has the best and eeriest Halloween display. Will it be yours?

Outdoor Halloween Decorations

For outdoor Halloween decorating, you can go simple, elaborate, or anywhere in between. You may want to start with a Fall theme, then evolve it towards the scary, and eerie Halloween side as the big day draws near. Once Halloween night is over, revert your display back to a fall theme. Keep the Fall display up all the way to Thanksgiving. A corn stalk tepee makes a good centerpiece on the lawn for the whole season. Including a few pumpkins in the display, is a must. There's multiple sizes, varieties and colors to choose from. Design the setting to be friendly, scary, or ghoulish, depending upon the age of your children (if you have little goblins), and your own preferences. Add a fair amount of Halloween lights for nighttime viewing.

Decorate both the yard and the house, from top to bottom. You will have plenty of outdoor Halloween decorations to choose from.

Some of the more popular and/or unique outdoor decorations include:

Gory and Scary Props - This really sets the scene, especially when they are animated.

Foggers and Misters- it sets the atmosphere. It enhances the scene with it's eerie and chilling appearance. Buy Fog Machine

String lights -  Halloween string lights are ever popular in orange and purple colors for Halloween. Buy Halloween Lights now

  Pumpkin Stands - Here's a very unique sentinel to decorate your yard. Its made of wrought iron to last, and there are four models. Buy Pumpkin Stands

Evil Eyes - they make bushes are scary thing. Buy Evil Eye lights

Tip: Make sure any electrical decorations are UL rated for outdoor use.

Indoor Halloween Decorations

Indoor decorations should be selected with style and taste. It should be "kid appropriate" - friendly for younger kids, and scarier as they get older. Halloween lights, and animations are popular. Scarecrows are always popular. Spider webs and a few ghosts are a must. Fog machines are a party favorite to set an eerie scene.

Some of the more popular and/or unique indoor decorations include:

Foggers and Misters- they set the atmosphere. They enhance the scene with an eerie and chilling appearance.

Halloween lights - definitely purple and orange string lights. Strobe lights, too. Buy Halloween Lights now

Candles - Candles are great for decorating and setting the mood. But, please be careful and use them safely.

Banners, streamers and balloons - for the parties

Animations and talking ghouls - always puts a smile on a goblins face

Jello Molds- They're the rage at Halloween parties. Candy molds, muffin molds, and pretzel molds, too

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Halloween party Spooktacular. Halloween party supplies, carving "stuff", lighting, and all kinds of indoor and outdoor decorations. Shop the net's best Halloween Superstore...... TGN"s Pumpkin Nook!


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