The tradition of people wearing masks and costumes during Halloween is to repel any ghosts that might wander around during the end of October night. It started from the ancient Celtic festival called the festival of Samhain. The Celts believed that on the night where it is celebrated, the ghosts and spirits of the dead were returned to Earth. These days, you might discover more than just spooky ghosts around but also some mask patterns that are cute to wear.
On Halloween bone-chilling night, people go roam around the neighborhood with variations of costumes they bought and made. Some even bring along their best costume to the office on welcoming the big night of the party later on. For adults, the variations and size are probably more than just a ghost face. It evolves into a fancy costume with glitter elegant mask or even uses latex for its black cat costume. Kids are way easier to get their Halloween masks. Parents and teachers can bring long printable mask sheets to make. It also comes in cuter size and colorful such as black cat masks, Frankenstein, vampire, and the most iconic Jack-O-Lantern mask.
Definitely because why not! Making your own masks is definitely pumping up your skills also it is a thing you can brag about. Whether you are kids or adults, there are kinds of Halloween masks you would like to try to make one from scratch. For the supplies, grab your paper, strings, or rubber bands. Print out the mask patterns on cardstock paper. Within minutes, you will have your Halloween mask ready. The good news is that these patterns are also available to complete your costumes on face masks too.
The most popular mask to use for Halloween might be listed as the pumpkin face, skull, bunny, and cat mask. These patterns are easy to find and have simple patterns to make on your own as well. Masquerade masks are also popular to use for Halloween since they can keep you as mysterious as you want without covering your whole face. In the current situation, 3D face masks are the better ones to use if you want to go out for Halloween. You can customize your plain-colored mask using acrylic paint and still have a safe and delightful Halloween night.
Wear a pumpkin costume with a jack o lantern expression on it. Compliment it with a cute pumpkin head with the green detail of the handle. If you want to have a scary look, you can go with the grim reaper theme with a pumpkin head.
Don’t forget to accompany it with the iconic scythe. If you want to lowkey dress up, go with a pumpkin theme dress of all orange with a smiley jack-o-lantern as the embellishment.
Wear a pumpkin hat to look elegant. Improve your appearance with pumpkin theme props such as earrings, headband, bag, and many more.
If you need a treat bag with a Halloween theme, the bat can be one of the options. DIY it out of paper would limit your budget. All you need to prepare are a paper bag pattern, black paper, bat template, wiggled eyes, ribbons, scissors, and glue.
Cut the black paper by following the bag pattern. After the basic bag is done, you can continue to cut the black paper into bat wings form. Stick up the wings into the bag.
Place the wiggled eyes on the front side of the bag. Place your treats inside and add the ribbons as the closure embellishment. Besides the sweet treats, you can switch the sweets with other items such as a pencil color set with a coloring mask craft for them!
Halloween roots in the scary story and traditions behind it. Therefore, many kinds of horror or spooky things embellish the Halloween celebrations. Here are some urban legends that related to Halloween.
The first one is the story about Bobby trapped treat well-known as one of the urban legends which have hidden razor blades on the apples. People worry about the real murderer hiding behind the Scream mask.
A lunatic neighbor might infuse poison on the candy treats. It happens in the 1980s when a person in the US put cyanide in paracetamol.
The legend of Bloody Mary will summon after saying her name three times. The kidnapped actions often happen on Halloween.
Kids go trick or treat on Halloween Eve which increases the risk of being kidnapped. Parents can join to accompany the kids. Have a discussion together with your kids beforehand for a fun yet safe Halloween celebration.