Every year we take a minute and check in with Evita. She has fabulous style year round, but each Halloween her spooky nature comes front and center and she puts on quite a show. It's spooky, yet sophisticated. Here's this years decor, now all we need is our party invite!
It's that time of year again when the leaves turn and fall decor graces homes, including spooky Halloween decorations in front of homes. And what screams Halloween more than a jack-o-lantern sitting on the stoop or window sill? Though you could just carve them out freehand, we'd like to share a more exact technique using a computer image based template for more intricate and neatly carved looking results...
A few weeks ago I wandered into Paxton Gate's Curiosities for Kids, and though the store was filled with delights, as always, I only had eyes for these little shadowboxes, home to sweet and menacing forest creatures…
Carving knives and small hands aren't the best mix. Instead, for pumpkin carving this year, why not bust out your rubber mallet (you know, that thing you bought for one project and haven't had use for again), and put your cookie cutters to work.
Think about it--the most poplar video game ever has four ghosts as main characters. Their simple shapes have become pop-culture icons. How on earth have they not become Halloween staples? We don't have the answer, but here is a great craft that will help rectify the situation.
Over the past few years my friends and I have enhanced our annual pumpkin carving party with new Halloween inspired decor and treats. From decorating to delicious, homemade goodies these are a few of my favorite ideas to get into the spirit of the season!
Ok, so two thoughts spring to mind immediately: 1. What the? People do this? Awesome! 2. What if this was next door? Any neighbors even remotely interested in trying to one up this dude might as well hang up their decorating battle armor right now and say uncle.
Walt Disney World and Disneyland fans will recognize this scene right away; it's the singing busts from the timelessly spooky ride, The Haunted Mansion. Only, they're not flanked by animatronic ghosts. These singing busts were DIY'd for one clever hacker's front porch. Here's how he did it—and you can too!
With Halloween just around the corner, it seems only appropriate to cast our eye for color to one of the most evocative combinations of the palette - black and orange. A pairing, I'll admit, about which I've always been a little leery...until now.
Halloween is almost here and whether you're getting ready to throw a costume party, making your home scary yet enticing for trick-or-treaters, or just want to get into the holiday spirit Martha Stewart is always overflowing with ideas to make this holiday one to remember.