I’ve been looking at adult Halloween party décor ideas this week since it isn’t too far away. I’ve always enjoyed Halloween and so has my brother so I’ve been looking at fun Halloween party ideas.
Adult Halloween Party
I came across a lot of children’s crafts which are great but I wanted something more grown up. I found some great ideas on this festive lights blog post. They have some great décor ideas amongst others in their free downloadable PDF pack. I decided to try some out to see how easy they were.
Pumpkin Carving Challenge
One of the games in the downloadable party pack was a pumpkin carving challenge, complete with templates to print out. I printed a template sheet out and have a go so I was prepared for the challenge.
I decided to try carving a few bats using the template pictured above. The game of thrones template looked awesome but slightly too difficult for me haha! For a beginner pumpkin carver I was quite impressed with the end result to be honest. I’d totally win the challenge!
Ok maybe not quite. Using the templates definitely looks a lot better than the last mushed up orange mess I produced though! Do you have a much better pumpkin photo to put mine to shame? The bat design is much better than the usual faces I’d attempt too. I think I may try spraying a pumpkin purple first next time, what do you think?
Next I made the spooky candles! It only took me a few minutes to draw all the spooky faces on the candles. They turned out better than I had expected and I had some fun taking pictures of them. It love that these ideas are quick, simple & cheap décor crafts too. Even with my unsteady left-handedness I managed 2 simple décor ideas.. yay!
The PDF also had some fantastic costume ideas including a guide to paint our face like IT! Maybe I’ll have to borrow Eva’s Snazaroo face paints this week and try out a few different looks.