Tag: Tricks and Treats

Oct 04 2017

Tricks and Treats VIII

Want to make your own “Electric Jack O’Lantern” for Halloween? As you can see, it’s all too easy! William J. Le Petomane is offering downloads of “Johann Sebastian Bunsen Burner (in D minor)” and “I Lost My Heart and Soul (at the Monster’s Ball)” on a “Name Your Price” basis. But act quickly, because this …

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Oct 29 2016

Tricks and Treats VII

Wondering what this article’s illustration is supposed to represent? It’s a “Jack-o’-Lantern Lamp Shade” and it’s very easy to make if you want one for yourself. Other fun vintage projects include the “Witch Wheel” (just be sure to use a light source that’s safer than candles) and little decorative pumpkins made from dough. “Cornstarch Play …

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Oct 13 2015

Tricks and Treats VI

Not sure whether or not you want to make a paper pumpkin or witch decoration this year? Get the best of both worlds by making a combination of both using these handy instructions. Facebook has a ton of great decorating ideas. Home Haunters shared some great advice on making “Bloody Handprint Window Clings,” World Of …

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Oct 06 2014

Yet More Tricks And Treats

Ray O’Bannon has not only updated his yearly selection of Halloween treats, but he’s really outdone himself this time around. And there’s even more free downloads on the other sections of his website! wikiHow has great articles on nice tricks you can play on Halloween and a must-read one on how to avoid annoying performers …

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Oct 04 2013

Still More Tricks and Treats

Do you have a welcome mat? By following these instructions, you can turn yours into an “Un-Welcome Mat” for Halloween. Those who want to decorate with stuff that’s more gruesome than cutesy should check out this incredibly easy to make Bloody Dripping Head Sack. Speaking of gruesome, here’s a free printable Halloween mask that is …

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Oct 16 2012

Even More Tricks and Treats

Looking for some Halloween projects to keep you (or any little ones in your care) busy? Look no further than this vintage article, which has plenty of spooky crafts (including the above-pictured Halloween creature). Do you want something more advanced? Then try building a coffin from a single sheet of plywood, dirty rat or a …

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Oct 28 2011

More Tricks and Treats

Since I had so much fun putting together my first “Tricks and Treats” article last year, I thought I’d give it another go: Thanks to Hulu, you can watch horror movies like The Blair Witch Project or Raiders of the Living Dead online for free! In addition to his show being syndicated nationwide on Me-TV, …

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Oct 14 2010

Tricks and Treats

A Halloween How-To: Costumes, Parties, Decorations, and Destinations by Lesley Pratt Bannatyne has tons of easy tricks to pull during your next Halloween party or haunted house, with my favorites being the dropping spider and half man gags. Here’s something to do when you’re bored while on Twitter: Tweet the phrase “Beetlejuice Beetlejuice Beetlejuice” and …

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