A Halloween tombstone is the perfect embodiment of the dead, or the undead as some cases may be, and scary tombstones have been frightening people and causing feelings of unease for centuries. Now you can create your own scary atmosphere when you use tombstones in your decorating endeavors!

Halloween TombstoneThere are a variety of Halloween tombstones to choose from when you are planning your chilling scene. Of course, you can always go with a classic Halloween tombstone with a curved top and the letters “RIP” or even a simple “Happy Halloween.” There aren’t many things as utterly creepy as a Halloween tombstone, whether paired with other tombstones to create a spooky graveyard in your front yard or used alone as a solitary accent to your Halloween theme.

Tombstone with lightsOn the other hand, if you want to get more creative, it is now possible to find a Halloween tombstone that comes in an assortment of shapes and sizes with varying messages written out on them. You might, for instance, want a Celtic cross or a tombstone that contains the carving of a gargoyle on it.

Likewise, you may want to consider a Halloween tombstone with funny sayings, or even scary sayings that will make your guests stop and take a second look. Giving your visitors something to stop and read will make your Halloween decorations even more appealing and interesting.
For a really fun effect, you may even want to think about creating an entire Halloween graveyard out of your tombstones and mixing and matching them. This can not only add flair to your front or back yard, but when you use an assortment of styles it can make your graveyard look much more realistic.
When choosing your tombstones, make sure that you are getting something that is somewhat durable, especially if you are placing them outside. You want something that’s pretty durable so that it can withstand the elements, especially if you live in an area that is subjected to rain or even snow during this particular time of year. Of course, if you are using the stones inside for your decorating purposes then heavy Styrofoam material can work well, too, and be less expensive.