“Boys and girls of every age, wouldn’t you like to see something strange?”
Kids, grown-ups and the ageless are all looking forward to Halloween. Every year, October 31st brings out the good and the spooky in people. It’s a day of tricks, of treats, of scares and of laughs. But without a doubt, one of the best things about Halloween is getting ready for Halloween.
We’ve gathered a bunch of great sources to help you prepare for the Halloween of a lifetime. Whether you’re a Halloween fanatic or one of those people who always wait for the last minute, these links will give you the ultimate holiday experience.
Learn how to create your very own creepy decor that will scare the livin’ daylight out of you right in your own home.
Pumpkinrot: Documenting wacky Halloween decorations through the years
A poor man’s party bash: Low-budget Halloween decorations
Party Decoration Tips: Helpful ideas for planning the perfect party design, from fake blood to coffins
“Spook”tacular Halloween Decorations!: Step-by-step video
How To Make Styrofoam Tombstones For Halloween - Step-by-step guide
Tired of the old skeleton suit? Find ideas for unique Halloween costumes!
DIY Halloween Costumes: dozens of creative and unique costume ideas
Keep with the times: Create an iphone 4 constume!
How To Create Eco-Friendly Halloween Costumes: National Geographic saves the day
Unhappily Ever After Costumes: ‘Snow Fright’, ‘RIPunzel’ and more
Revenge of the Nerds: Geeky Tech Costume Ideas
Halloween Make-Up Tutorials: Videos and tips
Out of the Ordinary Costumes: Original DIY Costumes
Incredible pics of crazy pumpkin carvings, plus numerous patterns and templates to carve your own.
Pumpkin Carving 101 Video: Learn how to carve and have fun from a pumpkin specialist
Don’t feel like carving? Try Pumpkin Painting
Pumpkin Inspiration: 25 incredible carved pumpkins for your inspiration
Pumpkin Alternatives: Short on pumpkins? Check out these 10 alternatives for Jack-O’-Lanterns
3D Pumpkin Carvings: So real that you’re sure to get scared
Disney Pumpkin Templates: Get your kids to carve their favorite Disney characters
Safety Tips: Protect yourself from the dangers of pumpkin carving
When the kids come knocking, you want to give them the yummiest and spookiest treats. Check out these recipes for the freakiest snacks.
Itsy, bitsy and delicious: Spooky Spiders
Funny Bones: Look like the real thing, but taste so sweet!
Black Rats: Yummi rodents that everyone loves
Marshmallow Witches: Harmless but super-tasty
Zombie Cupcakes: If you eat them, you become one
Freaky Witches Fingers Good in a creepy way
Jell-O Blood Worms: They only look gross
White Meringue Ghosts: A gourmet treat
The past will definitely come back to haunt you after you take a look at these retro Halloween collections!
Vintage Halloween Flickr Group: Dozens of photos exploring Halloween through the years
Halloween Collector: Rare items for Halloween enthusiasts
Halloween Vintage Postcards: Incredible collection of retro Halloween cards
Terryfing Halloween photos: Hard to believe, but this is how people used to dress up for Halloween
Retro Halloween Ads: How Brands used to dress up for the holiday