In the last few weeks, we've shared our favourite ways to spend this Halloween in your Vuly trampoline, as well as how to create Halloween-worthy superhero costumes. We've been overflowing with ideas (and we love Halloween so much), so we decided that a follow-up was in order! Today, we're focusing on how to dress up the rest of your backyard to complement your Classic, Vuly2 or Thunder Jack-o-Vuly with plenty of fun DIY decorations.
You could buy pre-made spiderwebs or decorations from the shops, but wouldn't it be more fun to make them yourself with the kids? You'll have the the ultimate spooky setting for any little zombies or vampires that are staying over.
Hanging bats are a staple for the scariest night of the year. Put an extra creepy twist on the traditional hanging bat with the addition of glow in the dark eyes. These look particularly fantastic peeping through branches, petrifying from patios or startling in a swarm from the roof of your Vuly tent.
To create your ‘Hanging bats’, you will need:
Once you’re armed with craft tools, simply:
Complement your hanging bats, and create the illusion of a garden full of gremlins, with our easy ‘Glowing eyes’ Halloween decoration. Together, they create a subtly spooky effect that emulates the best horror films, which feature monsters that you can't see. After all, there's nothing creepier than feeling like you're being watched...
To create your ‘Glowing eyes’, you will need:
Once you’ve got your gruesome ingredients on-hand, simply:
Your kids will likely put forward many requests for this decoration; they'll have seen it on TV shows and want to replicate it.
Don't be afraid to get your hands dirty (and your kids' as well) to creating this traditional favourite. A few Jack-o-lanterns will do wonders to complement your Jack-o-Vuly, and they'll add instant Halloween vibes to your outdoor ‘fright zone’.
To create Jack-o-lanterns, you will need:
When you're out in the backyard, simply:
What other DIY decorations are you whipping up at home this Halloween? Did we inspire you with our simple Halloween idea blogs? Let us know!