Halloween Tricks and Treats

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Cool ideas for a personalizing any Halloween party

From spooky to whimsical and everything in between, Halloween Tricks and Treats is a treasure-trove of neat ideas and helpful how-tos for adding a personal touch to your Halloween parties and celebrations. You'll get instructions for throwing Halloween parties that are festive for the whole family and learn how to make Halloween decorations that will transform your home into the spookiest place on the block. Plus, you'll get ...

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Overview

Cool ideas for a personalizing any Halloween party

From spooky to whimsical and everything in between, Halloween Tricks and Treats is a treasure-trove of neat ideas and helpful how-tos for adding a personal touch to your Halloween parties and celebrations. You'll get instructions for throwing Halloween parties that are festive for the whole family and learn how to make Halloween decorations that will transform your home into the spookiest place on the block. Plus, you'll get tasty recipes for Halloween treats, easy-to-follow craft projects, and step-by-step instructions for making handmade Halloween costumes that are clever, creative, and fun. Geared toward families and jam-packed with great ideas, you'll get

  • Halloween party ideas and kitchen-tested recipes
  • Instructions for making handmade Halloween decorations and holiday crafts
  • Halloween costume patterns and ideas for kids' games

Halloween Tricks and Treats shows you how to have imaginative Halloween celebrations that are achievable for any level of crafting ability.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470503966
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
  • Publication date: 7/20/2009
  • Series: Better Homes and Gardens Cooking Series , #9
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.10 (w) x 10.80 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author

The iconic Better Homes and Gardens brand is one of America's most trusted sources for information on cooking, gardening, home improvement, home design, decorating, and crafting. Today, the brand encompasses books, magazines, and digital media.

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Table of Contents

Pumpkins.

Making Faces.
Want to lure trick-or-treaters to your front door? Let pumpkin personalities put their hollowed-out heads to the task!

Pumpkin Gallery.
Carve it, paint it, poke it—fashion a pumpkin that will be the talk of the neighborhood on trick-or-treat night.

Out of Your Gourd!
These gourds have personalities that will make you grin.

Grinning Gourds.
Ratchet your pumpkin-carving techniques up a notch with tips from master potter Steve Steininger.

Parties.

Hallow-Wedding.
Enjoy this wickedly fun feast disguised as a wedding reception.

Family-Style Fright Night.
Tempt the family to a fun-filled feast with these trick-free recipes.

Pumpkin Patch Party.
Pumpkins reign supreme at this family-friendly fete.

Ultimate Party Guide.
See how easy it is to have a frightfully fun party following our fantastic tips.

Costumes.

A Cast of Cute Creatures.
Make one of these easy animal costumes and let your kids fly, buzz, hop, or squeak their way through treat-gathering.

Costume Tricks That Treat.
Start with clothes from your kids’ closets and just add easy embellishments.

Creative Costumes for Kids.
Encourage young imaginations to help you craft variations of these clever—and simple—costume ideas.

Treats.

Freaky Food.
Some of these snacks are devilishly sweet. Others are awesomely healthful.

Eerie Edibles.
Raise eyebrows and tickle a few funny bones with these gruesome snacks.

Treats Incognito.
Kids will love our clever holiday treats under disguise; they’re as much fun to make as they are to eat.

What’s Brewing?
Bubble up these gruesome—and yummy—potions for young and old alike.

Outdoor Decor.

Mind Your Mummies.
Life-size mummies make “grave” impressions on your outdoor decorating.

Boo-ti-ful Yards.
Turn your great outdoors into the spookiest spot on the block with these bewitching Halloween crafts.

Welcome to the Witches’ Den.
Only the shadows know what fare lurks at this spooky party lair.

Weave a Halloween “Web” Site.
Supersize arachnids and towering gourds make haunted exterior accents.

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