Getting your home ready for Halloween

Posted on 21 Oct 2019 at 01:26 PM

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If you have just invested in shared ownership in Cheshire, then it is an exciting time. One of the best things about owning your own home is the chance to decorate it as you please at certain times during the year. Halloween is one of these times and it is now fast approaching. Both exciting and scary for new homeowners, getting your home suitably decorated will help you enjoy it more.

Here are a few great ideas on how to go about it.

Decorate the inside

The best place to start when getting your homeready for this time of year is inside. It will help you get in the right mood and also help any children present to have more fun. There are lots of cool things you could do here from hanging fake cobwebs from mirrors to placing caution tape across doors. Putting out bowls of Halloween sweets like wriggly worms can also really add to the effect too. If you enhance the mood with spooky music and effective lighting, then you will be all ready.

Put up lights outside

Decorating your house for Halloween also means thinking about the outside too. Many people, for example, will put lights up on their front door, fences or hedges to get into the swing of things. One thing is for sure - any passing little ones Trick or Treating will love it! There is also a wide range of outdoor accessories you can buy to turn your home into a spooky Halloween hotspot. From fake tombstones to light-up skeletons to hang up, they look great and do not cost a lot.

Carve pumpkins

Carving pumpkins is an old classic when it comes to decorating your home for Halloween. There is a good reason for this - it is fun to do and looks awesome! Whether you carve some with your children, on your own or with a partner, it is a great way to make this time of year more special. Pumpkins are cheap to buy too and do not need much to make them look suitably spooky! Just carve a face into the front and then cut the top off to place a lit candle inside - the effect when placed on a window ledge or by a front door is fantastic.