It has become a recent tradition of ours to create a one of a kind “trunk or treat” display for our car. For those of you that have never heard of a “trunk or treat”, it is an opportunity for kids to trick or treat, in a safe, controlled environment, where people get creative and decorate their car trunks in fun or spooky ways. The kids, dress up in their costumes and go from trunk to trunk, trick or treating, usually set up in a church or school parking lot. Our church has been doing this for as long as I can remember so we are fairly accustomed to the idea. Recently my kid’s school started doing it.
When my husband and I first started participating in trunk or treats we used the same standard decorations most people use. We did a basic scary scene. We had a Graveyard with some skeletons, a fog machine, strobe lights, etc. We did that for about 12 years or so. Continue reading