Sleepovers

Scary Movie Sleepover

 

Everybody loves a good Halloween movie, so what could be better than a whole night full of ‘em? Whether you wanna be scared out of your mind or just need a little spook to liven up the season, you’ll get your fill with this scary movie sleepover.

 

Eerie Invites

 

Grab a stack of white cardstock and cut out invites in the shape of ghosts. Give ‘em all faces and write out your party’s 411 across their billowing white tummies. When your finished, rub dots of glue all over the card and spread fake spider webs across the surface of the invite. It should be thin enough to see through but thick enough to be creepily arachnid-like to touch. 

 

Devious Decorations

 

You want your guests to be just a little nervous before you press play, so think dark and creepy while you decorate. Turn the lights down low, sprinkle plastic spiders in the corners, drape faux spider webs from shelves and snag a recording of spooky, bump-in-the-night type noises.

 

Monster-sized Munchies

 

Keep your girls from getting’ chilled to the bone with hot chocolate, Mexican style. A dash of cinnamon, pinch o’ nutmeg and your ready to go. 

 

Try this take on a layer cake. GL contributing writer Kristen Y. loves making this trifle for her guests come Halloween.

 

Take a break from your film fest to make these edible haunted houses. All ya need is a batch of sugar  cookie dough!

 

Wake up your sleep-headed friends with these scrummy pumpkin chocolate chip muffins. Yum.

 

Don’t forget the popcorn!

 

Movie Marathon

 

Let’s get down to business! You can of course choose any movies you like for your marathon, but we’ve got a couple o’ favorites to recommend, first. For monsters, serial killers and ghosts (oh my!), check out our Favorite Scary Flicks list.

 

For films that are more funny than freaky, see if you can find way-old horror movies. The original Frankenstein and Dracula films, for example, aren’t as scream inducing for modern audiences that are used to ultra-realistic special effects.

 

Not feelin’ the need to scare yourself silly? That’s totally fine, girly, just check out our list of 13 Not-So-Spooky Movies to keep the Halloween flavor minus the horror.

BY BRITTANY TAYLOR ON 10/28/2010 7:00:00 AM

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