Meet the expert
About the course
Where there is no imagination there is no horror - Arthur Conan Doyle, creator of Sherlock Holmes.
What better time to let your imagination run wild than at Halloween?
Be the ghostest with the mostest with your head-turning homemade Halloween costumes and frightfully-fantastic decorations. All the trick-or-treaters will be knocking on your door for your yummy Halloween treats.
People have been celebrating Halloween for more than 2,000 years. Today, 7 in 10 Americans celebrate fright night spending more than $9 billion on costumes, decorations and candy.
It's such a monster event. So how do you:
Come up with original Halloween costume ideas year after year?
Stop yourself from putting out the same tired decorations?
Not spend a fortune buying Halloween costumes online?
Make sure you’re not wearing the same costume as everyone else?
Make your Jack-O'-Lanterns look fang-tastic?
Today, every costume and every party is posted on Instagram. How can you be ready for this online scrutiny without spending a fortune?
With our frightfully-fabulous Halloween course, you can stand out from the crowd and save money.
In our ghoulishly delightful course you’ll have fun:
creating easy homemade Halloween costumes for adults and children
making the grizzliest decorations
providing homemade Halloween treats everyone will want to sink their teeth into
getting a wardrobe full of Halloween costume ideas
playing spellbinding Halloween party games
designing the most un-BOO-lievable haunted house and horrific garden
Plus you can take this course in any order you wish, at your own pace and from anywhere you like. And you get patterns and cutouts to make the perfect Halloween costumes and decorations easily.
Start this spook-tacular Homemade Halloween course now.
What you will learn
In this spellbinding course, you will:
make magical homemade Halloween costumes
create the dandiest disguises
be a wizard with capes and cloaks
devise mysterious Halloween masks
be able to grow (make!) mythical wings and tails
host the most incredible Halloween parties
play the screamiest Halloween party games
produce munch-tastic party fare
turn your home into the scariest haunted house in your neighborhood
carve Halloween pumpkins with panache
get to know more about the long history of Halloween
Be confident everything will be all fright on the night with your ability to handle a DIY Halloween that’s uniquely yours. Start preparing for Halloween now.
International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.
Module 01: Dandy Disguises
- 1.1 Dandy disguises
- 1.2 Capes, cloaks and tunics
- 1.3 Boxes & boards
- 1.4 Hatter’s heaven
- 1.5 Mask parade
- 1.6 Face magic
- 1.7 Heads & tails
- 1.8 Winged wonders
- 1.9 Tools of the trade
Module 02: Ghoulish Gatherings
- 2.1 Ghoulish gatherings
- 2.2 Fun & games
- 2.3 A touch of magic
- 2.4 Party fare
Module 03: Haunted House
- 3.1 Haunted house
- 3.2 Pumpkin panache
- 3.3 The history of Halloween
- 3.4 Garden of horrors
- 3.5 Porch spook
- 3.6 Ghostly teasers
Module 04: Patterns And Cutouts
- 4.1 Door decorations
- 4.2 Costume fun
- 4.3 Mask parade
- 4.4 Pumpkin panache
Who is this course for
Everyone who loves Halloween and wants a standout costume
Anyone organizing Halloween parties who wants to put on memorable events
The 7 in 10 people who celebrate Halloween and are looking for interesting themes and costumes
Parents of children invited to Halloween events or going trick-or-treating and want easy homemade Halloween costumes for kids
Teachers and youth leaders hosting Halloween parties
Event planners who want fabulous ideas for hosting Halloween parties
Owners or managers of bars, hotels and other venues holding Halloween events
Anyone seeking cool Halloween decoration ideas
People seeking patterns and cutouts to make easy homemade Halloween decorations, accessories and costumes
How will it help me
All you need for your DIY fright night is in this easy-to-use online course
Gain fresh ideas for handmade Halloween costumes for kids and adults
Find amazing Halloween themes for your decorations
Easy-to-use patterns and cutouts to help you make amazing decorations, costumes, and accessories
All you need to know about Halloween is wrapped up in one spellbinding course
Plan a wicked Halloween night with an online course you can use any time you like from anywhere you wish
After successfully completing the course, you will immediately receive your PDF course certificate so you can instantly add it to your CV and display your achievement. You can also request a hard copy certificate to be sent to your postal address for a small printing and posting fee.
All our courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards - www.icoes.org (accreditation number ICOES/00763/13/36).