Wednesday, October 17, 2012

Halloween Decorations

Halloween is just around the corner, and if you haven’t started decorating yet, well, there’s still time.  But there’s not a lot of time, so you should start thinking of your overall theme and look now.  Do you want to go homemade as much as possible, or do you want to buy decorations?  Do you want to use some of those goofy, cheap looking ones, or do you want to spend more money for some high quality decorations? 

The theme of your party, of course, determines your decorations.  If it’s for kids, or if you’ll have a large number of kids there, you may want to stay away from the really scary looking decorations.  Go with some of the goofy pumpkins, witches, and black cats.  Even though these decorations might look cheap and cartoonish, kids will love them.

If you’re going for a haunted house and are expecting adults only, you can go for some of the more realistic decorations and those that make noise or move.  Add some fake blood, some skulls and spiders, and other decorations that kids might find a bit too much.

You can also use food as decoration.  You can turn some croissant rolls into cut off fingers, make cupcakes into bats, and more.  There are many recipes online and in Halloween-themed cookbooks for you to make.  Even if you don’t want to get that creative, adding some Halloween sprinkles to your cupcakes or cutting out cookies in different Halloween shapes can be enough.

Naturally, don’t forget your Halloween candy for trick-or-treaters and for your guests.  If you don’t want to give out sugary treats to kids, there are many alternatives, such as small toys, little packages of crayons, and other small treats that aren’t edible.  Parents may appreciate this, especially if they’re trying to keep their kids from gorging on candy.

Of course, no Halloween party would be complete without flowers!  Order you Halloween flowers in Springfield, OH, today!