Indoor Halloween decorations

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By Andrew Michalscheck By Andrew Michalscheck

Here are some easy, inexpensive, fun ideas to decorate for Halloween.

There are always some awesome decorations you can just purchase right off the shelf for Halloween, such as:
-Orange Lights and Strobe String Lights
-Spider Webbing
-Lighted Characters
And much much more!

However, if you want to get those creative juices flowing, try these DIY ideas:

Pumpkin Bat
-Cut Bat Wings out of cardboard, bend the long edge in slightly and hot glue the wings to each side of a pumpkin.
-Spray paint the pumpkin and wings all black.

Pumpkin Light Globes
-Lightly spray paint a round light globe orange.
-Draw a pumpkin face on the globe with a black paint pen. (2 triangles for the eyes, triangle for the nose and a smiley face).

Pumpkin stand: Turn a Terra Cotta Pot upside down and glue a Terra Cotta Saucer to it or turn a Terra Cotta Pot upside down and draw a mock little Tuxedo on it (makes it look like the pumpkin is wearing a Tuxedo!)

Halloween/Fall Candle Holders
-Using either 4x4 wood (lumber dept) or Railroad Ties (garden dept) that are already orange, cut to various desired lengths. 6,8,10,12 inches for example.
-Decide if you would like to use Tall Taper Candles, Votive Candles or Tea lite candles, this will determine the size or the paddle or Forstner bit you will need.
-Using a paddle bit of a Forstner bit, drill a hole in the top of the wood approximately 3/4" down.
-Paint, stain or decorate as desired.
-Place candle in the hole, light and Enjoy!!