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13 Halloween Tips and Tricks

Be prepared this Halloween with these useful and fun tips and tricks.

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Here is a better way to slice a pumpkin allowing you to light a candle without singeing off your arm hair. Source

Better yet, skip the candle all together and add a string of Christmas lights inside your pumpkin. 

Silica Gel will prevent pumpkins from molding. I would suggest not opening the packet. Just toss the entire thing inside your pumpkin or gourd display. Source

Create this amazing fog effect by adding hot water, salt, and dry ice to a tall glass inside your pumpkin. Source

For those of you on a budget, make some simple spiderwebs from trash bags. Source

Keep track of the kids this Halloween with these glowing Trick-or-Treat bags. Source

This squishy eyeball doorbell is a great way to gross out your guests. Source
Did you know that petroleum jelly glows under black light? Check it out for yourself!  Source

Use cookie cutters to carve your pumpkins. source not found

Make your own sculptures using packing tape.  Source

Fill a spray bottle with water and add a small amount of bleach. Spray this on your pumpkin daily to fight mold and keep your pumpkin from drying out. Source

Get the look of spiderwebs inside a balloon using hi-float and a couple rubber spiders.source not found

Eyes in the bushes. Cut eyes in toilet paper rolls. Insert a glow-stick and place in bushes and trees around your home. Source

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  1. Summer went by so quickly and now I am already displaying pumpkins and we are planning a visit to the pumpkin patch. I think offering 13 ideas was very clever and I am marking this to use in October.

  2. haha I love the toilet paper roll eyes... that's a cute idea :)


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