Synopses & Reviews
This lively, colorful guide to Halloween is loaded with projects, ideas, and information for both kids and adults everything you need to celebrate the year's scariest season with style. In addition to more than 50 projects (complete with detailed instructions and full-color photographs), you will find frightening ghost stories (with spooky illustrations), as well as a wealth of Halloween lore.
Devilish Decorations. Includes a wide variety of projects to help you decorate for the big day, from a vampire "welcome" doormat to a needlepoint wall hanging to a lovely floral porch decoration.
Spooky Lighting. Whether you're displaying a traditional jack-o-lantern or adorning your favorite lamp with a witch-hat shade, we'll show you just how to achieve the perfect ghostly glow!
Eerie Edibles. Trick-or-treaters and party-goers alike associate Halloween with yummy goodies. We've included a delicious assortment of recipes, such as a haunted house cake, chocolate spider treats, and, of course, a witch's brew.
Clever Costumes. This section is packed with instructions and ideas for making creative (yet simple) costumes for both adults and children. A few noncostume wearables and a crash course in face painting are included for good measure.
Frightening Fun. More terrific Halloween ideas, including easy children's games and a few unusual projects, such as creepy Halloween cards.
"The ultimate reference if you want to turn your house into trick-or-treaters' most popular haunt..." Book Page
This complete source book is the perfect treat (with lots of tricks, too!). Adults and kids will enjoy the mixture of fun, food, and fright. There are 50 great projects and loads of imaginative ideas—everything from decorations to costumes, party ideas to pumpkin-carving patterns. A wealth of Halloween legend and lore help illuminate the holiday’s rich history.