Halloween Decoration Ideas, Color Psychology, Halloween Decorations

halloween pumpkin with black letter H for black and orange halloween decoration

Halloween home decoration and festivities are based on folk culture and beliefs in supernatural forces and spirits of the dead. Halloween decorating ideas, festivities and Halloween decorations are associated with the idea of obtaining good fortune and foretelling the future. Halloween decorations, Jack-o-lanterns, black cats, spiders and bats, witches and ghosts, werewolves and vampires are supposed to help get rid of weakness and fear before the cold winter.

Halloween home decoration ideas add magic and fun to the fall season. Halloween decorating is an ancient tradition for preparing houses and yards for a day of divination, with a host of magical beliefs. Halloween decorations that symbolize bad omens, black cats, spiders and bats, and spiders create adventurous mood and unusual Halloween yard decor. Fall ideas, like autumn vegetables, pumpkins and scarecrows, are also symbols of Halloween decorating.

Black, white and orange colors are traditional Halloween home decoration colors. Also dark purple, red and brown colors add scary accents to Halloween home and yard decor. Dark purple, black and brown colors are symbols of night and death. Black witches and bats, vampires and black cats, glowing in the dark ghosts and spider nets bring the sense of mystery and danger into Halloween decorating ideas.

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Orange colors of pumpkins symbolize the harvest and fall leave colors. Also orange colors of pumpkins and apples, that add warmth and more friendly look to Halloween home and yard decor, are symbols of hope. Jack-o-lanterns look bright and friendly, adding optimistic flavor to scary Halloween home decoration ideas.

Dark red colors are associated with blood and death, dark purple, green and brown colors create the atmosphere of mysticism, symbolizing goblins, monsters and other dangerous supernatural creatures that people in ancient times were afraid of. Ghosts and witches, that bring dark Halloween decorating colors, are the symbols of ancient people wish to be fearful and strong.

Traditional Halloween decorations in black and orange colors

In ancient times, black cats were considered to be reincarnated beings, which had the power to divine the future. During the Middle Ages it was believed that witches turn themselves into black cats, and only bonfire could protect people from them.

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  by Ena Russ   
  last updated: 21.10.2011