Does your neighborhood have trick-or-treaters galore? Do you know how to throw the best Halloween party? Use these tips to create a haunted house all the ghosts and ghouls will love.
Outdoor Halloween Décor
Create the spookiest house on the block when you use these outdoor Halloween décor ideas.
When pumpkins glow by moonlight.
Let’s start with the most crucial of Halloween decorations: the pumpkin. Nothing says “fall” like a pumpkin on the porch, but carrying and setting up the big ones sure can be a struggle. When you find the best pumpkins in the patch, you can have them picked up and delivered. If you’ve got them home, but need some help moving and arranging, you can also book an on-site moving chore.
Lighting doesn’t have to stop with the jack-o-lanterns. Create a path for guests by lining the walkway with flameless candles placed inside ceramic décor or luminary bags. Have orange lights hung on the porch or deck. Lanterns and path markers are another affordable way to light up the night.
Fly, my pretties!
Does your front yard have a large tree or two? Add ghosts and bat decorations to the branches and tie the ever-popular “crashing witch” around the trunk. Another way to set witches, ghosts, and bats flying is with a projector which a Provider on Takl can help set up for you. Don’t forget the fog machine for some added drama!
So cute that it's scary.
Sign decorations are an easy way to get into the Halloween spirit. You can choose spooky black outlines for witches and monsters or go a cuter route with friendly jack-o-lanterns and ghosts. Don’t worry about the hassle of setting them up or taking them down. Check out Takl’s “Seasonal” category to find help for putting up and taking down decorations. You can also build your own seasonal chore for custom help.
Beware the old mansion on the hill.
You don't actually have to have an old, leaning house on a hill illuminated by lightning to create a haunted house. Create a haunted garage your neighbors can walk through on their trick-or-treat route. Start by having the garage organized and any junk hauled away. Then let your imagine run wild and create the haunted house of your nightmares.
Indoor Halloween Decor
Looking to throw the best Halloween party ever? Here’s what you’ll need.
Fire burn and cauldron bubble.
Make sure your monsters have plenty of treats to choose from when you set up a snack bar. You can find Halloween tablecloths, paper plates, napkins, cups, and utensils at costume stores, dollar stores, and even the grocery. You can typically decorate your entire table for about $15 or less. Place snacks in ceramic pumpkins and serve punch out of a witch’s cauldron. Paper pumpkins and witch hats make perfect centerpieces. You can even find coffin and vampire coolers. Don’t stress about doing all the prep work alone. Find a helping hand to assist with party setup.
Hanging around like a couple of bats.
You can hang all sorts of decorations to transform your home into a true haunted house. You can easily find banners, paper lanterns, and strings of lights at affordable prices. The challenging part comes with hanging them all. A Provider can help you get those hung quickly and easily and can help you take them down once the party’s over.
Need a backdrop to set the tone of your party? Try scenes from popular scary movies and shows or cartoon pumpkins and leaves. Combine wall décor with cardboard cutouts for a 3D effect that makes it all pop.
Skip the toil and trouble.
Creating an amazing house for Halloween doesn’t have to take all your time and energy. Find a Provider on Takl to assist with indoor and outdoor decorating chores. Find pre-priced fall chores including hourly decorating help in Takl’s “Seasonal” category. If you don’t see what you need, you can always create a custom job with “Build Your Own Job.”