Monday, October 4, 2010

Halloween Props - What Kind Of Items Should You Buy?

Pumpkins at Halloween                                 Image via Wikipediaby Fred Keller

You can find Halloween props online and in with ease. And some people even like to create some yourself. Home made props require having time to spare though. Most of us are too busy to do this. But luckily for those of us without much free time, the offer from shops offline and online is wide and everyone can locate what they like there.


How much you wish to spend will affect your decor options. If you wish to decorate your house from front garden entrance through the main floor to the back garden, then two things you can start off with are skulls or skeletons and tombstones. Tombstones are the ultimate in setting up the freaky atmosphere as it represents the dead, or as they always become in horror movies, the undead - zombies - something scary lurking inside or nearby, waiting for the right moment to attack you. And a few skeletons that may suddenly become animated on this horrifying night, also gives off a chilly vibe. After all, it may still be possessed by a tortured or evil soul that is allowed to roam this land on this special night.

You may like to buy glow in the dark versions of tombstones or skeletons to make sure they really stand out. So, do remember that setting the scene when your friends arrive is also a great idea if it's not too expensive to purchase props for outside. And while we are still on the subject of outside Halloween props, let us not forget that Halloween classic. Yes, we are talking about Mr Jack O Lantern. It is great to use on its own if you do not have much to spend, or otherwise great to blend in with other props if it looks appropriate.

It does not matter if you completely neglect getting any props for outside your home. Your guests will be spending most of their time inside with you, not admiring the outdoor scenery of your house. So feel free to bypass props for outside if you do not have the time or money to bother with it.

Inside your home, the suspended and dangling props work best. You can try spider webs with zombie spiders, vampire bats, or rats. Make your home look infested with filth and disease with fake rat drains or nests.

To stick to solid surfaces you can buy eerie eyes that appear to leer at you as you wander around the room, or full monster images that look like they are actually in the room rather than a piece of art. Sticking these props to mirror or glass is a great way to bring these parts of your room to life. A full size cut out figure prop may also be a fantastic idea. Speaking of which do not forget to buy Halloween props that will go well with your costume. You could get some weapons, or go for things like decapitated heads, disembowelled intestines or a prosthetic scar to freak out your guests.

To place upon your tables there are Halloween themed banqueting rolls and drapes. You might also consider creating that spooky fog effect with a mist or fog blower. Do not forget the music. Monster themed pop music is great, especially those classics from the most popular horror movies. Especially for when your guests check in.

We almost forgot to mention one more type of prop that is available. That is props that move. There is no better way to scare someone than with a prop that suddenly moves. Your guests will be taken by surprise.

Most of all though, enjoy making the preparations as this is all part of the process. Great planning for the use of Halloween props will help ensure that you and your guests will celebrate Halloween in true supernatural style. - 39969

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