Getting into the Spooky Spirit

Call it commercialism but I’m a true sucker for holidays. To me it’s another reason to celebrate something and now that I have kids it’s even more fun. I enlisted the help of my 2 1/2 year old in decorating for Halloween. A quick trip to Michael’s and we were set. If you’re into DIY holidays… then be sure to check out all the cool ideas here on Pinterest. Meanwhile, here’s a look at our quick creepy decor job.

I put a couple of these hologram portraits up. They look normal..until…

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Nothing says I love you like bloody roses

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This guy glows in the dark. Adora told me “this not scary, this silly”

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This was Adora’s favorite part! Putting the sticky bloody goo on the TV console

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Notice the pumpkins beautifully embellished by mom’s sharpies from work

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Covered the ottoman with a web tablecloth and stuck some spiders on it

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I spy “It’s a Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown” (still love that show)

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Really cute Spider fascinator! She complained the legs were tickling her face.

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The dirty work

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The toughest part? Making her wait a day for the glue to dry before she could pick up Miss Pumpkin.

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Craft pumpkins are great because you can just stick holes in them and insert pipe cleaners or embellishments like this little bat. We glued the spider on too.

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2 Responses to “Getting into the Spooky Spirit”

  1. Amelia Godissart says:

    you should try the cheesecloth ghosts, but wait till we have a little drier weather…the fabric stiffener doesn’t work as well on rainy days…

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