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Have a Scary Doll Party This Halloween!

Updated on September 4, 2014
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Jeannie is a huge fan of Halloween and loves everything that is ghoulish. You can often find her reading or writing horror stories.

Me with Jigsaw Doll
Me with Jigsaw Doll

Creepy Dolls = Scary Party

Let's have a moment of truth here: we are all scared of creepy dolls. No matter who you are, your age, your beliefs, no matter what, you are totally freaked out when someone sneaks up on you with a scary doll. Dolls are scary. Yes, I said it. Some dolls are just scarier than others. Some dolls are pretty harmless looking like Barbie and her friends. Some dolls are just outright terrifying looking like Chuckie, or the My Buddy Doll (that honestly looked like Chuckie), or even worse... the dreaded clown doll! While we are on the subject, let's not forget a ventriloquist's dummy. Dummies are super scary!

If a doll is just sitting somewhere and all of a sudden, it blinks its eyes on its own, that is it... I am gone! I will run so fast you will just feel a breeze as I go by you faster than you can say, "Blinking eyes." I am just not a fan of dolls, especially the creepy dolls that sell at every Halloween store around this time of year. So why don't more people have Scary Doll Halloween Parties?

Halloween parties are supposed to be scary. Dolls pretty much terrify most people. So why not combine the two? Much like peanut butter and jelly, the two just naturally go together. So let's take some time to plan the perfect Scary Doll Halloween Party. Your guests may need therapy to recover from this one!

This mutant baby wanted to come home with me, but I decided I would have nightmares.
This mutant baby wanted to come home with me, but I decided I would have nightmares.

Scary Doll Decorations

The first and most important aspect of this party is going to be acquiring a scary amount of scary dolls. Where are you going to find such ugly, horrific dolls? For some of you, this might be pretty easy. Go into your own attic and poke through some old toys or your children's old toys. Many people have been given some fairly ugly dolls in their lives. These dolls often find a way of going into the basement, attic, or garage. They are usually tucked away somewhere far away to keep them away from friends and loved ones. Now is the time to dig them out.

If you can't find any by digging through your own stuff, then you will want to take a trip to the flea market or thrift store. They are bound to have some old, unloved dolls. If the dolls do not look creepy enough, don't worry. You can make them creepy. Popping the head off is a sure way to make a somewhat innocent looking doll look hideous. Once you've got that under control, dangle some doll heads from chandeliers or other lights in the ceiling. If you want to add fake blood, even better. Make sure to hide a couple of small dolls or doll heads in between couch cushions to scare guests as the night continues.

If you are willing to really invest in your ugly doll collection, there are many horrifying dolls available for sale at Halloween stores and online. You can really pick up some nasty, disgusting looking dolls if you are willing to pay the price.

Dress Like a Creepy Doll

What could be scarier than a demented Halloween party host dressing like a possessed, demonic doll? Honestly, I can't think of too many costumes more horrifying than that. So if you want to get into the whole doll theme, I would recommend dressing up like one for Halloween. If you can encourage all your guests to dress like scary dolls for the party, it would be even better. There are a number of mutant baby doll outfits and masks just waiting for you.

Even if you do not want to spend money on a doll costume, you can still find a way to come up with your own look. Put on a baby doll dress and paint yourself up like Bette Davis in What Ever Happened to Baby Jane? and you've got the look down without much effort. You can even add a little blood if you want to pretend you're a killer doll.

Evil Doll Movies

If you'd like to finish the night out with a bang, you might want to show some horror movies about scary dolls. There are plenty to choose from, so everyone at your party can have nightmares later about evil dolls. Here are some movies you should think about viewing at the Scary Doll Halloween Party:

  • Child's Play
  • Dead Silence
  • Poltergeist
  • Dolly Dearest
  • Trilogy of Terror (the last story)
  • Puppet Master
  • Dolls

After watching these movies and scaring everyone with your terrifying Halloween costume and creepy dolls, your Scary Dolls Halloween Party is one party no one will ever forget.

You can be a creepy doll girl with just a little make-up.
You can be a creepy doll girl with just a little make-up. | Source

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