Trick or treat? A simple question but one that can result in all manner of scary consequences! And so it was when Fanta and MTV joined their frightful forces to offer one lucky prize winner a Halloween they wouldn’t forget.
Those brave enough to enter were encouraged to share a spooky photo or video of their Halloween costume on Twitter, using #fantatrick and tagging @MTVUK, for a chance to be pounced upon with a trick and treated to a surprise.
Halloween provides the perfect opportunity to indulge your inner child. Get dressed up! Become a goblin! Look bloody and mouldy! It is the one night of the year when your make-up can be as crazy as imaginable, and where copious quantities of black, red and white paint are more than welcome. And what better way to maximise your look than with expert tips from make-up artists who know exactly what to do to create gruesome brilliance?
1. Get ready!
Are you too busy to spend hours making up your face to look like a creepy Halloween critter? Can’t be bothered with laboriously stitching up an outfit or queuing at the costume shop? Want to still look amazing and impress your friends?
The answer is right here – the lazy person’s guide to easy Halloween looks…
1. Easy Unicorn
Want to be a unicorn without the hassle? Virginia Crawford, designer, dressmaker and costumier, has what you need. “Wear a
Halloween is great fun, especially at night when the candles are lit and pumpkins glow – the carvings capturing everything from leering faces to incredible works of art. If you fancy creating an intricate and impressive carving this Halloween, then you’ve come to the right place. Here are some brilliant tips on how to get the perfect pumpkin…
1. Plan ahead
The first step is to decide on the design that you want for your pumpkin. This will determine
Here in the northern hemisphere, the days are getting brisker and the leaves are changing colours. So we've put together a selection of Autumn imagery from the Coca-Cola archives. Sit back, relax, crack open a can and consume some seasonal Coke history.
Coca-Cola at Easter (Spring)
Coca-Cola at Valentine's Day
Coca-Cola at Halloween
Coca-Cola at Christmas
Halloween is almost here and what better way to be festive than update your social media profiles with ghoulish images of you and your loved ones? To do this, we’re going to pull from my photography bag of tricks.
You will need:
Photo editing tools like:
o Photoshop Elements (the consumer version of Photoshop)
o Photoshop Touch App on iPad or Android tablet device
o Photoshop Touch App on iPhone or Android Phone
There are those who believe in ghosts, and those who adamantly don’t. But when it comes to ghost towns – whether or not they happen to be “haunted” – there is something about abandoned places that is inherently... creepy.
As spectres of the past, ghost towns invite us to imagine a different time, another generation, and all of the hopes, fears, loves and tragedies that were experienced in that place. They are monuments to impermanence and haunting
From the millions spent on sweets each year to Halloween’s global influences and celebrations, here are interesting facts about one of our favourite holidays.
1. It All Began in Ireland
The ancient Celtic Festival called Samhain was first celebrated more than 2,000 years ago in County Meath. The Celts believed it was a time of transition, when the veil between this world and the next came down, and the spirits of all who had died that year moved