Only 2 Months Til Halloween!

Maybe SweetPickles will post. She's really into Halloween & has shared some very cool pics!
Originally Posted by WileECoyote - Daddy's grl
Hee! I can't believe you remember that Yep, I am a serious Halloween Girl. I have at least a dozen huge plastic crates full of decorations (a lot are homemade) and costumes. I've gotten a lot of my ideas from Martha Stewart. There's a bunch of photos of just decorations over here, and some from another year over here. You can't tell in the photos, but for the bloody bathroom, we swapped out all the lightbulbs for red ones, which really freaked people out. If you're interested in costume photos, there's several other albums in my main Picasa page. If you want to know about how anything was made, just let me know and I'm more than happy to share!

Sadly, since having kids - especially a toddler who's now afraid of *monsters* - pretty much all my decorations are put away indefinitely. Much too scary for the kiddos. I will put a few things up, but I really just can't stand smiling pumpkins and other non-creepy Halloween stuff! I might actually start giving some of it away, since it could be years till I can use it again. Sniff. I miss me my Halloween.
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Last edited by SweetPickles; 09-03-2008 at 06:50 PM.
So, because of this thread, I couldn't help but put my Halloween decorations out-even though I promised my husband I would only put "FALL" stuff out. I only put out a few halloween things. I'm trying to be good, but y'all got me all excited!
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I am loving the pumpkins. How on earth do you do them?

Why is Halloween a big holiday in the US?
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I ordered this dress recently, then when I got it, I realized it's a TAD too costume-y to wear to a wedding...I looked like I was missing a couple of Andrews Sisters...

So...I want to be a 1940's girl for Halloween

I am loving the pumpkins. How on earth do you do them?

Why is Halloween a big holiday in the US?
Originally Posted by curlylaura
free candy.

j/k

i dunno. for me, it's kind of a carry-over from childhood. i LOVED fall and halloween and how magical everything felt.

i have noticed that over the past several years halloween has grown in popularity with adults. i'm not sure why that is. it could be because it's another excuse to party, or because you can dress skanky without being called a skank, or maybe people really do love candy that much. i dunno!


so let's start talking costumes. for a long time i wanted to be the girl on the moon from the miller high life bottles, but i'm not sure. i was also thinking of being rosie the riveter.

but i like being spooky, and my costume ideas generally change five times before i settle on something.
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I ordered this dress recently, then when I got it, I realized it's a TAD too costume-y to wear to a wedding...I looked like I was missing a couple of Andrews Sisters...

So...I want to be a 1940's girl for Halloween

Originally Posted by CanItBeChristine

That dress rocks!
I agree, the 1940's dress is awesome, very Rita Hayworth! I always want to come up with something clever like that and I always end up being a vampire (I'm really pale and hate the sun so I get teased about being one of the "undead" all year!) As a teacher, the only thing I don't like about Halloween is how wired the kids are the day after
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I am not doing anything clever this year. I am going as 1993, which was a very good year for me and I miss grunge. So yay, 1993.
I am loving the pumpkins. How on earth do you do them?

Why is Halloween a big holiday in the US?
Originally Posted by curlylaura
For those who can't draw, there are stencil kits for the pumpkins.

I don't know why it's so big, aside from the fact that it's so fun. There are groups who stay away from it due to religious reasons, finding it to be to Pagan.

As for me, I'm going to be a female version of Tom Baker's Dr Who. I really want an excuse to own a scarf like that.
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I am loving the pumpkins. How on earth do you do them?

Why is Halloween a big holiday in the US?
Originally Posted by curlylaura
For those who can't draw, there are stencil kits for the pumpkins.

I don't know why it's so big, aside from the fact that it's so fun. There are groups who stay away from it due to religious reasons, finding it to be to Pagan.
Originally Posted by redcelticcurls
found this. explains it in fewer words that I can.

http://answers.yahoo.com/question/in...9001944AAepW9C
I'm kinda bummed about it this year. I'll be a week or so away from giving birth, and too big to fit in my renaissance dress. I've been looking for pregnancy friendly Ren-fest wear and haven't found anything.



I really like the flamingos. I put reindeer ears on mine for christmas, but never thought about dressing them up for halloween. I'm sure I could find some mini witches hats.
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I am not doing anything clever this year. I am going as 1993, which was a very good year for me and I miss grunge. So yay, 1993.
Originally Posted by CGNYC
Ooh, flannel and Doc Martens! Yay!
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As for me, I'm going to be a female version of Tom Baker's Dr Who. I really want an excuse to own a scarf like that.
Originally Posted by redcelticcurls
Tom Baker is my favorite Doctor of all time, that is such a cool idea! I love the scarf too, I keep meaning to knit one, but it is so looooong and I hate making scarves
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Lets have a costume contest! No prizes- just for fun! I am excited! i already knwo what i am gonna be- but I'm not telling!
A closed mind is a wonderful thing to lose.

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"I had an imaginary puppy, but my grandpa ate him."~Bailey
Lets have a costume contest! No prizes- just for fun! I am excited! i already knwo what i am gonna be- but I'm not telling!
Originally Posted by shelli
Sounds fun! We can post pics after Halloween.
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Two months to Halloween means two months 'til my birthday! Yes! =D

I need to dress up this year, I haven't in the past two years and I feel lame for it. I haven't the slightest idea what I want to be though. =/

My family always decorates the house like Hogwarts though. So our house is always a hit. I'll take a picture of the house this year. =]
I'm kinda bummed about it this year. I'll be a week or so away from giving birth, and too big to fit in my renaissance dress. I've been looking for pregnancy friendly Ren-fest wear and haven't found anything.
Originally Posted by webjockey
you need a Florentine or Venetian dress with an empire waistline. they can make even slim, non-pregnant women LOOK pregnant!

if you were closer, i'd make one for you - i have about 5 Venetian patterns.

i am SO looking forward to having pumpkins on the steps to my very own house!

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I agree, the 1940's dress is awesome, very Rita Hayworth! I always want to come up with something clever like that and I always end up being a vampire (I'm really pale and hate the sun so I get teased about being one of the "undead" all year!) As a teacher, the only thing I don't like about Halloween is how wired the kids are the day after
Originally Posted by Ella

I want every 1940's dress on this website!

www.unique-vintage.com
As a teacher, the only thing I don't like about Halloween is how wired the kids are the day after
Originally Posted by Ella
fortunately for you, this year the day after is a Saturday!



of course, if they eat candy all weekend, Monday will be just as bad...

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A couple of years ago my whole group had to be in Europe on Halloween, and it was weird to us that it wasn't really celebrated.

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