Yes, the horror festival is just around the corner! In just three weeks you can celebrate Halloween in many places around the world. The festival is well known and has also become popular in Germany. On the occasion of the horror festival, people dress up in the evening and the night before the feast of All Saints’ Day, i.e. on October 31st to November 1st. One wears terrifying costumes and masks and wants to keep evil spirits away from the house and garden. If you accept this tradition and want to bring some joy to young and old, then it is high time to start with the Halloween decoration on your doorstep. Of course, many people also decorate indoors in the house. But outside in front of the house entrance and on the veranda there is a great stage for unusual Halloween decorations. There you can see hollowed and painted pumpkins, lots of candles, skeletons and other symbols of the horror festival. It’s beautifully colorful, but terrifying!
The Halloween decoration on the doorstep is supposed to drive away evil spirits!
Your atmospheric autumn decoration can easily be transformed into a colorful Halloween decoration.
What is the tradition of Halloween decorations on the doorstep based on?
Since the 1990s, Halloween has been gaining increasing popularity in Germany as well. However, when it comes to the question of the origin and meaning of the horror festival, opinions differ today. Many people think this custom comes from the USA because Halloween is a big and popular celebration there. However, he comes from Ireland and one should look for his roots there. Scientists still argue about whether this festival has a Celtic or a Christian origin. But there is no doubt that the meaning of Halloween in the term “All Hallows’ Eve“Is coded. This means the evening before the feast of All Saints’ Day.
The aim of the Halloween decoration on the doorstep is to protect us and our home from vampires, witches and ghosts.
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It is believed that in the evening and in the night from October 31st to November 1st, two worlds collide, that of the living and the dead. This is the time when ghosts and witches go outside and want to take possession of the souls of the living. Therefore one tries to scare them off with a colorful and unusual decoration. Children, but also adults, dress up as monsters, vampires, witches, ghosts, zombies, skeletons and other frightening and creepy creatures: This is how they do their mischief, go from door to door and ask “Trick or treat!” Many adults also want to have fun on Halloween evening and organize wild Halloween parties.
Trick or Treats?
Hollowed out pumpkins are undoubtedly part of the Halloween decoration on the doorstep.
What is part of an atmospheric Halloween decoration on the doorstep?
The Halloween decoration on the doorstep is not a difficult task, you just need a few materials and a lot of imagination. A Halloween wreath is a popular and simple door decoration, you can get it in every store or you can easily make it yourself. There are also many alternatives to an ordinary Halloween wreath, such as a shield or cauldron with creepy ornaments. A few scary garlands, spiders, snakes, and more witchcraft will continue the horror theme. Black bats and ravens, a spider web and large or small spiders enhance the Halloween feeling. When it comes to Halloween decorations on your doorstep, there are no limits to your imagination and creativity. Small decorative tombstones, skeletons, skulls and other creepy elements also have their place here. Not to mention the hollowed out, painted and carved pumpkins. They are an absolute must in the Halloween decoration on the doorstep. So get yourself at least a Jack-O-Lantern!
The Halloween decoration on the doorstep can also be stylish and not particularly flashy.
Halloween without orange pumpkins? No, that’s unimaginable!
However, many homeowners want to decorate their house entrance terrifying.
You really get scared, don’t you?
Beautiful chrysanthemums and expressive colors
Don’t forget to round off your chilling Halloween decoration on your doorstep with beautiful chrysanthemums in pots. These wonderful garden flowers belong without further ado to the autumn season and do not make your decoration in front of the house entrance appear completely scary. Or you can enrich your traditional autumn decoration with some deterrent elements and transform it into a Halloween decoration. Just watch out for the colors. Use mainly orange and black, but also other bright colors such as mustard green, bright yellow or blood red. Rely on strong color contrasts to gray and anthracite, because these are very noticeable and make the creepy decoration. Ultimately, it is important that your Halloween decoration on the doorstep breathes fear and horror. So you can feel well protected from evil spirits and vampires and in good hands in your home on October 31st!
Don’t forget, Halloween is just a festival that includes the sweets, masks and costumes trade!
With this in mind, we wish you a Happy Halloween!
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