Simple step-by-step instructions and helpful photos guide you through each project. One of the best ways to set a Halloween mood is with candles. Using everyday craft supplies, you can make ordinary pillar candles that cast a ghastly glow. Get the step-by-step instructions in this article. A magic castle theme is sure to enchant all Halloween revelers. Create an ethereal atmosphere with purple streamers, shiny stars, an assortment of balloons, a crystal ball, and more.
We'll show you how. This sweetly witchy doll is a welcoming sight for trick-or-treaters or party guests.
Follow our step-by-step instructions, which even include a pattern, to make this friendly lady on your own. A fun and festive Halloween wreath signals your seasonal spirit from the moment visitors get to your door. A plain grapevine wreath is totally transformed with just a little paper and paints. Of course, one of Alexa's best tricks this Halloween is thematic party music.
You can easily make or follow a playlist with all your Halloween favorites on Amazon Music or Spotify -- like this Halloween Party Soundtrack -- and ask Alexa to play it. Or you can use the Halloween Music skill. Did the doorbell just ring, or was that the TV? Check if there are trick-or-treaters waiting with Alexa. For this, you'll need a video doorbell -- like one from Ring , August Home or Nest -- and a device where you can watch a video feed, such as the Echo Show or Echo Dot.
When you hear the doorbell, or think you hear it, ask Alexa to "Answer the front door" or "Show [camera name]" to see who's there. If you have smart bulbs and other smart devices around the house, you can use a SmartThings hub or a service like Yonomi to create scenes that turn your house from normal to Halloween-ready in seconds. Then you just need to say, "Alexa, turn on the Haunted House.
If you still haven't come up with a solid costume idea, Alexa can help.
The Halloween Costume Ideas skill will serve up ideas until you find the right one. Just say, "Alexa, open Halloween Costume Ideas. Read more: Easiest costumes for Halloween Alexa has a few thematic jokes up its sleeve.
Questions must be on-topic, written with proper grammar usage, and understandable to a wide audience. An unassuming Japanese home suddenly becomes the epicentre for this haunting misery as people disappear inside, only to be set upon by those who have already fallen to the curse. Want to hear something chilling, yet kid-friendly? Attach peel-and-stick numbers. Note: Sometimes store-bought props are cheaper than the time and materials it would take to make the prop yourself, so shop around before you decide. For more details, see here.
Just say, "Alexa, tell me a Halloween joke. A zombie in a tuxedo.
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Taylor Martin , Katie Conner. Play spooky sounds It's not Halloween without spooky sounds, and there are many Alexa skills that are designed for that purpose.
Spooky Halloween Sounds will play a continuous loop of spooky sounds until you tell Alexa to stop. Just say "Alexa, start Spooky Halloween Sounds" to get started.