more about: Halloween

Halloween Bingo from the Crafting Chicks

Want some Halloween-themed fun for your child’s school party or just for a fun afternoon? Check out these cute Halloween bingo cards from The Crafting Chicks. The best part? They’re free! Now you just need some Halloween candy to use as markers. Visit The Crafting Chicks for the download.

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Homemade Costumes from Oh Happy Day

We’re big fans of Jordan Ferney and her blog Oh Happy Day. (You might remember that she contributed to Instant Entertaining for a while.) And this month she’s been doing a Homemade Halloween series with great kids costumes (that could easily be adapted for adults as well). Here are a few of my favorites so far: Eiffel Tower Costume Strongman […]

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Halloween Party Printables

Are you throwing a Halloween party this year? If you are, head over to k.becca to download these cute drink labels that can be put on soda bottles or beer bottles depending on who’s attending your party. The download costs $3, and you’ll want to pick up some adhesive printer paper to make the labels. What other decorations will you […]

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Mummy Cupcakes for Halloween from Love & Olive Oil

How are your cupcake decorating skills? Are they kind of sad like mine? If so, I think this might be the perfect Halloween cupcake for us. I’m not sure that there’s a way you can mess up these Mummy Cupcakes from Love & Olive Oil. Even better than being simply decorated for Halloween, the recipe is for Pumpkin Cupcakes with […]

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Save the Date: National Costume Swap Day

So let’s say that your daughter went as “raining cats and dogs” for Halloween last year. Chances are she won’t want to repeat the same thing this year (if the costume even still fits!). So, save the date for this Saturday, October 13th because it’s National Costume Swap Day! There are already swaps scheduled in 37 states and in 3 […]

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Halloween-Themed Sweet Potato Fries

Most of the time when you think about Halloween food all you think of is candy—maybe cupcakes. But there are healthy foods that can given a Halloween twist as well. For example, these awesome Jack-O-Lantern Sweet Potato Fries from the Family Kitchen on Babble. Visit The Family Kitchen for the recipe, and check out more Halloween-themed recipes.

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Pumpkin Garlands and Cupcake Toppers from Craft-a-Day

Continuing in the almost completely DIY theme for the week are these two shockingly easy paper crafts from the new book Craft-A-Day by Sarah Goldschadt ($25, amazon.com). The book just came out on Tuesday, and it is fantastic. If you are hosting a Halloween party, or if you’re in charge of decorating your child’s classroom for a Halloween party, I […]

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Kick Your Costume Up a Notch with Tattly Designy Temporary Tattoos

Let me start by saying I am a HUGE fan of Tattly. Have you heard of them? Started by Tina Roth Eisenberg of SwissMiss (the blog not the hot cocoa), Tattly gets awesome artists and designers to design fun temporary tattoos that are just as fun for adults as they are for kids. And now, it’s time to start thinking about […]

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DIY Cross-Stitch Decor from Decor Hacks

Seems to me that Halloween is just made for DIY projects. I haven’t been nearly as crafty as I used to be in the past year or so (though I am saving up ideas on Pinterest!), but I think all of the Halloween ideas out there are getting be back into the spirit. I love the simplicity of this cross-stitch […]

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Sweet Décor: Knitted Candy Corns from The Purl Bee

Now that it’s October (that sure snuck up on us, didn’t it?), I’m ready to get in the Halloween spirit, which I’ll be sharing here on Simply Stated for the rest of the month. Think candies and costumes and crafts galore, including these adorable knitted candy corns from the Purl Bee. If you aren’t a knitter (the link just has […]

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