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Impersonating a dead celebrity works well for a costume party, especially for Halloween with its emphasis on creepy people and things. Celebrities who met their premature demise are often made more famous -- and thus more recognizable -- because of it. Play up a famous deceased icon's look and personal attributes for maximum believability and recognition.
Halloween and masked theme parties are practically synonymous. If you are throwing a masked Halloween party this year, separate it from the rest by giving it a truly unusual, relevant theme. Although there are hundreds of themes to choose from, pick a theme that allows your guests to get creative and express themselves.
So you're planning a Halloween party and want to jazz it up with a catchy rhyming invitation? Whether you want to host a kids' Halloween party, a scary party for teens or an adult costume party, you can create one-of-a-kind rhyming invitations that will add to your party's character. Keep your invitation short and to the point and don't forget to tell everyone where and when it will take place.
If you are planning a Halloween party, you want to ensure the decorations make people take notice. You can use several simple special-effects tricks to create a memorable mood for your party. Use dry-ice fog to create a creepy atmosphere. Modify cheap foam skulls to glow and seem to float. A quick trip to a dollar store will provide you with what you need to make a creepy "ghost."
Make a Halloween party truly sensational by using orange and black to create an elegant setting to impress guests and friends. Incorporate the shine and glitter of silver and gold to bring more traditional elements to your party. Get crafty with natural items for a rustic feel. Black and orange will look regal in your home with easy-to-do decorations. Finish your party off by dressing in a well-crafted costume to make your party scary and beautiful.
Getting older doesn't have to mean not having fun! If you're a senior planning a Halloween party, you may feel like some activities are now off-limits. Even if you can't do the limbo anymore, you can still participate and enjoy yourself on the spookiest night of the year. Don't let your age hold you back -- get out there and have a happy Halloween.
Scare up your girlfriends for a "vampiress"-themed Halloween party. Have them bring their boyfriends dressed as vampire victims or as mindless familiars and slaves dedicated to their every whim. Be the scream queen of the vampiress ball and hand out trophies for the most ghoulish costumes. Turn your home into a crypt or an ancient vampire mansion, turn down the lights, pump up the music and have an accursed good time with your undead guests.
If you are throwing a Halloween party, you will want to decorate your house in a way that will make your guests jump and squirm. While store-bought cobwebs and smiling jack-o-lanterns make for an excellent start, you may want to take the extra step and create your own terrifying mummy decorations. Hang one on the back of the bathroom door for a fearful surprise or sit a whole family of mummies on the couch so they can socialize.
Preteens can be a tough crowd to please. They're too old for childish games, yet they still need some adult supervision. Forget about asking them to bob for apples, this group wants to be scared. However, the adult needs to know where to draw the line, because preteens can be easily influenced and some may not realize they aren't quite ready for the real scary stuff.
As long as there have been famous people, there has been an association between parties and the jet set. This was the case with the nobility of previous eras, as it is with the celebrities of today. Because of the close link between famous people and extravagance, Halloween parties based on the famous never go out of style. There are many possibilities for Halloween party themes that channel the spirits of celebrities past and present.
While children can enjoy trick-or-treating on Halloween, adults often miss out on the fun of dressing up. A Halloween party, however, allows teenagers and adults to partake in Halloween festivities such as dressing up in costumes and eating festive treats. To help guests get into the spirit and choose costumes, create a theme for your Halloween party. Use decorations to turn your home into a haunted house and designate a theme for the party. You can send invitations to guests asking them to arrive wearing a costume in keeping with that theme.
When you think of Halloween you may think of ghosts, ghouls, spiders, witches and demons. Many Christians try to avoid the scary messages and images of Halloween. Just because you do not want to celebrate Halloween does not mean you can't celebrate the season. Christians can have an alternative party such as a fall festival or harvest party to celebrate the season.
With the costumes, candy and general spooky ambiance, Halloween is a fun time of year to have a party. Decorating for a large Halloween party can be part of the fun if you allow yourself to get into the spirit and use your whole house as a stage. The decorations that can make a Halloween party so much fun are usually features that can be kept up through the whole month of October. Decorate early to get the most out of your Halloween party creations.
If you want your Halloween celebration to be a wild, raging success, you've got to capture your guests' interest with an awesome and informative invitation. Of course you should include the time, date and location details, but a one-of-a-kind, well-planned invitation will intrigue your guests and have them clamoring to RSVP.
While some Christians celebrate Halloween in more traditional ways, others prefer to use Halloween alternatives to avoid celebrating a holiday that has pagan connotations. It is sometimes difficult to explain to a child why he cannot participate in something many of his friends do; however, you can create an alternative that is fun for everyone involved.
Kids love Halloween, and while 4- to 10-year-olds can be creeped out rather easily, they do love some mild chills and thrills. Children this age also enjoy the dressing up and the decorations, and who doesn't love Halloween treats? Halloween parties are simple for children in this age range and fun for everyone.
Whether you are planning a haunted Halloween bash or want to spook guests at your sleepover, include a few scary-themed party games to the event. Spooky games are best played in the dark, so schedule your party for after sunset. To enhance the fright level, play them outside. To completely haunt the play space, add creepy music and a fog machine.
At the age of 7, children love the costumes and excitement of Halloween. Let your child bring some of the fun and excitement home with a Halloween party for him and his friends. Host a Halloween party directly before trick-or-treating or throw it on the weekend before the holiday to give everyone a chance to engage in some early spooky fun. There are plenty of exciting games to help you entertain your young guests.
Nothing quite measures up to completely terrifying your friends and family. Whereas some people enjoy clowns, many people are absolutely terrified of them. This Halloween, change the minds of your clown-loving family members and friends by throwing a scary clown-themed Halloween party. From scary clowns out of horror films to serial killer clowns, instill the fear of clowns into each and every one of the people you love and care for.