Category Archives: Halloween

Costumes, props, decor, and cooking for the best holiday.

2017 Halloween Costumes

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Halloween Decor Altar

So, as part of the decor Dragon and I had altars and Monkey had something similar with his medical spread. He went as a plague doctor. This is my altar. And the plague doctor struck, leaving one of his vile … Continue reading

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How Can You Bust That?!

Over the years, I have frequently been asked how I can watch my pinatas being busted up after I’ve spent so many hours working on them. Here’s my attempt to answer that. First, I love pinatas and enjoy breaking them. … Continue reading

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Cauldron Pinata

At about every party our family hosts, there is a pinata. I dunno, I just love them. Doesn’t matter the occasion, I find people love to beat them to crap. 🙂 So, I made one for Halloween! This was by far … Continue reading

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Icicles

I made some icicles that I didn’t end up using, but figured I’d share them here any way. They’re made out of hot glue and then painted with a silver glitter nail polish.

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Spell Book

Another decor piece was the spell book. Used a tea bag to darken the pages up in an effort to give the book a used look.

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Corset

I added elements to the corset to give color to the outfit and to pull it together with the head dress. I separated out the sections of the corset by unlacing and unhooking it. This made it lay flat and … Continue reading

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Quill

I took one of the feathers and stripped the end of it. Then cut the tip into a slanting point. Lastly, colored the tip black. Then I dropped the end in a jar to make a writing quill to add … Continue reading

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Bottles

Adding to the decor, I decided to make some decorative bottles with candles. Starting with some bottles that I had on hand…

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The Owl and His Nest

I decided that the owl would be my witch familiar for my costume. This little guy was attached to the costume its self (sitting on the shoulder).

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