Monday, 3 October 2011

{Halloween Ideas}

So, we're now into October... can you believe it!?

This will be our first Halloween with two little ones, so I've been trying to come up with a suitable costume for them. I came across some great ideas from Pinterest, but decided upon a pirate outfit for my son and my daughter will go as his parrot!



I've got a red tutu for my daughter to wear and I'm going to attempt some sewing to add feathers to a baby vest and I'm going to team this with some yellow tights or leggings... Think I'll also try and get a pirate hat for my son to complete his outfit. Watch this space!

I'm going to make these spider and ghost lollipops for my son to give to his nursery pals. I bought some black pipecleaners and googly eyes this morning from eBay.



Here are some ideas I've come up with for decorating the house. I have never decorated our house before for Halloween other than the odd blow-up pumpkin but I thought it might be nice to have a few decorations here and there, especially if it's ones that get the kiddies involved...





Here are some more grown up decorations for Halloween and Autumn that I love...





Check out my Pinterest boards for other ideas... LOVE Pinterest!!

9 comments:

  1. Thanks Susan for checking out my blog and taking time to leave a comment :-)

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  2. Hello, love these ideas, especially the skeleton cookies and ghost poop, that's so funny. Love the handprint ideas too, must try to get the paint out and get messy! Polly

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  3. Thanks Polly. Yes, the paint is going to be messy!!!

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  4. 1yo made the spider hand prints for halloween cards today - very messy but great idea. Thank you!

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  5. Thanks for the comments. I've not attempted the painting yet - need to get some appropriate coloured paints. Need to also get some kind of smock or something for my son (& perhaps me!) to wear!!

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