Category Archives: Halloween Party Ideas

Food Ideas for a Halloween Party
Once a month, the different departments at Improvements Catalog take turns hosting breakfast. Last October, the Creative Department (that’s my team!) decided to step up the game and go all out. We decorated the entire lunchroom, played Halloween movies, and created an awesome Halloween party! Feel free to use these creepy food ideas & get some free printable food place cards so your guests will know what they’re eating (at least they’ll think they do). (more…)

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Halloween Wreaths
If you’re looking for some fun Halloween decorations for your apartment, but don’t want to spend a lot of money, these DIY Halloween wreaths are a perfect solution. Learn how easy it is to make a Bone, a Pumpkin and even a creepy Snake Halloween wreath with these stepy-by-step instructions and pictures. (more…)

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Lighting Ideas For Halloween Decorations
Believe it or not, lighting can create so many feelings in all sorts of situations. You can make a Halloween scene scarier or a Halloween party more entertaining. To help you out, here are some lighting ideas on how to use black lights, strobe lights and spot lights that will make your Halloween decorations look that much better.

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Halloween Door Decorations
Even though your door will most likely remain open throughout Halloween night, you can still decorate it for Halloween by creating one of these easy DIY Halloween door decorations. Here are some instructions and photos that illustrate just how easy it is to make a Halloween door hanger, a spider-web door and even a fun mummy door. (more…)

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Kids Halloween Party Games
Throw the best Halloween party on the block with these fun Halloween party games for kids. Our Halloween party staff has put together a collection of spooky and fun Kids Halloween Party Games like Mummy Wrap Relay, Grave Keeper and more. These Halloween games are sure to be a hit at any Halloween party and they will keep your ghoulish little guests occupied before going out and trick-or-treating. (more…)

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Halloween Sayings Halloween Phrases

As Halloween approaches and you are pulling out the old craft supplies, take note of some of these Halloween sayings that you can use for door hangers, wood blocks, Halloween yard decorations, t-shirts or just about any Halloween decoration. Although these Halloween sayings are broken out by project, you can use these phrases for just about any Halloween craft. (more…)

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Free Pumpkin Carving Patterns
Create frightfully unique Halloween jack-o’-lanterns with our spook-tacular and easy pumpkin carving patterns. Simply print your favorite pumpkin template, place it on your pumpkin, carve out the design, and drop a tea light candle in to show off your pumpkin design! Note: adult supervision recommended. (more…)

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Trick or Treat Safety Tips

After your little princesses and mini cowboys are all dressed and their trick or treat bags are firmly in hand, it’s time to go over some trick or treat safety tips so you and your children will have an enjoyable and safe Halloween experience. We’ve also added a quick little Trick or Treat checklist so you can make sure your kids will leave the house prepared. (more…)

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How To Make A Tombstone

Now that your kids are a little older, it’s time to update your Halloween decorations – specifically, put away the funny and cute Halloween characters and bring out the flying ghosts, cackling witches and crawling creatures! Everyone knows no scary, outdoor Halloween theme is complete without a spooky graveyard and what does every graveyard need? Tombstones! (more…)

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Kids Activities for Halloween

For most children, Halloween is the night when they get to go out into the neighborhood, ring their neighbor’s doorbells and ask for free candy. As a kid, what could be better? As a parent, however, it may not be your favorite holiday for a variety of reasons. Rather than taking your kids out to go trick-or-treating, try one of these exciting Halloween activities and fun kids crafts for Halloween. (more…)

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