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Halloween is one of my favorite holidays (besides Christmas of course!) and so, as soon as September 1st rolls around, I am already decorating our home with fall decor and scary Halloween decorations!! My kids love this time of year too and when we decorate, we have lots of fun!!! So, I was super excited to be a part of the HERSHEY’S BOO BLVD. campaign via Mom Bloggers Club!!
I bought this little rug at Target for only $2!!!
I have plenty of jack o lanterns, ghosts, bats and signs to get us going! I love shopping at Target (they have a really cheap section towards the front of the store, with lots of fun and inexpensive Halloween decorations!) and I love scoring the local dollar store too! I let my kids help me pick out what they think is scary and fun for our soon to be “haunted house“!!!
We then go home, take everything out, plus get the decorations from last year (there is soo many!) and put them all together and then go wild decorating! It is so much fun!! We also play scary Halloween music while we are doing the decorating, it really adds to the fun AND we will have a Disney Halloween or Halloween themed show on too!
I got the sign, little plastic ghosts and porcelain jack o lantern at Target all for $8!!!!
One thing I have still yet to get, or find, is my cobwebs and fake spiders. Those are a MUST for a haunted house!! I usually put those up in the windows and over the mantel of our fireplace. A few ghosts here and there and a wicked witch and we have our haunted house complete!!
I bought this sign at Target too, along with the cute foam pumpkin and little ghosts!
If you are on a budget, but really want to make your home spooky, I suggest the following tips:
*Shop at the dollar store or at your local Target store (as they always have the cheapie section in the front of the store!)
*Let your kids draw and make their own decorations! Buy glitter (black, orange, red, etc..) and paints and let them paint ghosts, goblins, witches and more! Then, when they are dry, hang them up all over the house!! My kids love doing this!
*Get some black lights (I can find these at my local dollar store!) and add the bulbs to various lamps throughout the house. When it gets dark, turn them on!! It is so much fun to do this and sooo cool for the kids!
*Don’t forget the scary music and Halloween movies! They really add to the whole “haunted house” feel!!!
I set up a Halloween Pinterest Board and would love for you all to check it out! If you like it, please follow it and share!!! Do you love Halloween like my family? If so, do you turn your home into a haunted house too? Do tell!!!!
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I am participating in the HERSHEY’S BOO BLVD. campaign via Mom Bloggers Club. This post was sponsored by HERSHEY’S. All opinions expressed are 100% mine.