AUGUST 26TH, 2008 9:18AM PST 

*Turn an ordinary wine bottle into a bottle of Mummy Spirits.

*Country Living has ideas for decorating with orange and black,

*Make creepy candles using Dollar Store finds.

*Craft up a spooky centerpiece of glittered bones and bugs.

*Create a glittered Halloween tree with plans from Martha.

*Another great tombstone tutorial. Styrofoam or wood.

*I love these "Boo" frames seen on The Working Woman's blog. I'm collecting frames this week!

*Create barbed wire out of CLAY with Camille Young. So many decorating possibilities here!

*Whip up fun moth-eaten curtains. These have a really big impact!

*Craft favor-filled witches broomsticks out of paper bags.

*Here are some FANTASTIC ways to use Photoshop to create "spooky pictures." Use photos taken from last years party to decorate at this year's.

*Craft witches hats to fill with candy or use for decoration.

*Martha has some great DIY costume projects this week; a Golden Goddess,

*Roast Turkey Baby Costume,

*His and Hers Royal Highness costumes,

*and a great idea to accent costumes with reflective tape.

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I'm in the process of putting together a Roundup of games and activities to play at Halloween parties. Let me know if you have any ideas you would like included!

Missed the earlier Halloween Roundups?

They're here,


and here.


4 Responses to “Halloween Roundup”

  1. mrslimestone Says:

    Oh yippee – more Halloween. I can’t get enough of it…pls keep it coming :)

  2. Baba Says:

    I love Halloween. One of the funnest times of the year, when grownups get to dress up too! And no-one will think you’re crazy for doing it. Have lots of fun this year and dress up!

  3. jess gonacha Says:

    oh my gosh, halloween already?? i can’t believe it’s almost september!! i LOOOOVE halloween, so i was so psyched when i saw this post– i’ll be back to your blog for sure!!

  4. adult friend Says:

    adult friend…

    Cool topic…I thought about your points and must say I agree with a lot of what you mentioned. I’m going to share your blog with my loyal readers. …

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