Halloween Shopping

Oct
04

Halloween is big in our house! I haven't decided if I am going to go all out and throw a party for the kids but of course that hasn't stopped me from mapping out a few details just in case. 
So here they are, a few festive favorites, a handful of trusted party staples and a couple of tips to get you through October!

Ever send a Halloween greeting card? It is way more fun then a Christmas card since it is so unexpected. Costumes Chasing Fireflies , Halloween Greeting Card Tinyprints

Ever send a Halloween greeting card? It is way more fun then a Christmas card since it is so unexpected. Costumes Chasing Fireflies , Halloween Greeting Card Tinyprints

Let's start with the basics. If you want to plan an adorable and unforgettable party then browse a few of my favorites to get started! These basics are sure to create a beautiful event.

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Once you are well stocked up on supplies, consider some seating just for the kids! I had so much fun designing a kid's table with Shutterfly and The Oriental Trading Company last year. Take a look at all the details in THIS POST for a few ideas.

Once you have determined your seating, try refining your space with a large photo backdrop.
Ever since I featured the Drop it Modern Backdrop for Allie's Birthday I have been hooked on using them for events. They create a dramatic look, transform an environment and are great for memorable group photos. Personally, I would either go with this one or this one!
These backdrops also work great behind dessert tables! Speaking of desserts, I generally find an online cake or cupcake favorite and send it to a pastry artist for a re-creation. If you are a Portland local then be sure to contact Ashley Wilson at Papa Haydn's!
Here are this year's favorite Halloween desserts.

A color themed candy table is another must have focal point at a party. I love THIS GUIDE.
Novelty candy always makes things more interesting. That said, try adding a few gummy earthworms or monster hand suckers to your table!

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Halloween stationery, cards, stickers and napkins are just a few items you won't regret stocking up on this Month.


We also tend to read a Halloween book each night in the last few weeks of October. If I am not picking them up at the library they are usually a last minute Grocery Store impulse purchase. I am always on the look out for new literature but some of the best books bring back some 1980s nostalgia..

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Well there you have it! My favorite Halloween items. What are yours?