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20 Crazy Cute No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas

I'm sure I'm not alone in completely dreading the mess of carving a pumpkin. The cute porch decor and yummy roasted seeds almost, almmmost make up for it. But these no-carve versions are a total game changer. So jump on my bandwagon and buy your roasted pumpkin seeds at the store and try these gorgeous no-mess versions instead. Happy Halloween!...

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Trick or Treat! Best Ever DIY Costumes

The countdown is on for procuring Halloween costumes and if you prefer decking your kids out in customized attire then this post is for YOU. Look inside this collection of 16 costumes that are sure to take home first prize this year. From a sushi roll to puff of cotton candy and a circus trio perfect for siblings, this is...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Flamingo

Pink feathers are a no fail approach to costuming; believe that. Especially when those feathers are attached to an " I can't believe that is DIY" Flamingo outfit. Whip this costume up for your favorite kiddo and prepare to hear the ohhss and ahhhs. And you might even snag a best costume award in the process. Feathers and trophies – it's a win win. For more Halloween inspiration...

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DIY Fruit Pumpkins

Not a fan of the typical orange and black color palette that is the epitome of Halloween? Try these DIY Fruit Pumpkins! Yes! Fruit. Pumpkins. Your dreams have come true and its easy peasy. With cardstock, paint and a paintbrush, you'll be well on your way to the cutest porch fruit in town. xoxo Alexis of ...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Baby Deer

Do we have any late to the Halloween costume gamers? I certainly am falling firmly in that crowd. Two toddlers in Boston are very much without a halloween costume as of yet. So baby deer, we're looking at you. Half-bought, half-DIY; it's perfect for the uber busy or the DIY challenged or for anyone that likes a cute woodland creature. And really, who doesn't like deer?

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DIY Halloween Costume: Donut

We like donuts... like, really like donuts. So much so that we have about a million variations in our archives, and might even go so far as to consider donuts their own food group. Well the next obvious step is a mini donut halloween costume and we rose to the challenge. This gem is cozy enough for even the...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Circus Wagon

Our last stop on this incredible, fabulous Circus extravaganza is the DIY Circus Wagon. Wagons are great for little ones who can’t walk the whole time and it proves a great landing spot for gobs of candy. The Circus Trio can be mixed and matched - just the lion and the cage, just the...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Circus Ringmaster

In terms of Halloween costumes, this circus trio is bringing its A-game. First we had the fierce (read, adorable) circus lion and now the gold epaulettes adorned ringmaster. It's a super simple DIY made...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Circus Lion

This cute little lion is perfect all on its own but when you add in a circus wagon and a fire loop wielding ringmaster (coming up next!), it takes this getup to a whole new level of awesome. Starting with a furry snowsuit, faux fur and a feather boa, this fierce little lion was born. It's a show-stopper, costume contest winner kind of costume, which is totally the best kind. For more DIY halloween ideas...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Rain Cloud

No sew is my DIY love language. So is easy to put together and this Rain Cloud costume is all of that. Plus you can alter it for warmer or colder climates and there's the whole "Holy cow that is the most adorable costume I've ever seen" factor. And bonus, if your kid has a major melt down it just adds to the...

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No-Carve Pumpkin Ideas for a Mess-Free Fall

Pumpkins continue to be our go-to decoration for Fall, but carving them is a notorious pain in the you-kn0w-what. So this year, we're opting for an easier but just as pretty technique, and thanks to the pros at Southern Living we know exactly how to get started! Watch below for all of their tips. OUR FAVORITE...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Ice Cream Man

Creamery Crew, Ice Cream Wrangler, Purveyor of Scrumptious Cones. Whatever you want to call it; this DIY costume is cuuuuuute. Plus those faux cones will make for adorable decorations later on. It's simple really. With spackle, styrofoam, a little paint and a paper hat, your kiddo will be serving up delicious treats come Halloween. And for even more costume ideas, click here.   2...

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Halloween Marshmallow Ghost Toppers

Tis the season for ghosts, goblins and everything else Halloween! And in this house, the kids want every last treat transformed into something spooky. We started with these chocolate cobwebs and next we tackled Marshmallow Ghosts. These are the easiest DIY project ever and can be used to top cupcakes, all white cakes (how cute would that be with 5-6 marshmallow ghosts), apple slices or...

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26 DIY Halloween Costumes

Halloween is JUST around the corner people so it's time to grab that glue gun and get to work! Although Handmade costumes may spook the pants off many of you, with a bit of guidance and a lot of imagination, these 26 little numbers beat the pants off the store bought versions. Plus, most are made with things you have around the house or those that can be found at your local craft store!

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Chocolate Cobwebs for Halloween

I've made meringue ghosts, chocolate chip spider webs, waffle cone witches hats and a slew of other spooktacular halloween treats but as far as packing a punch, these little cobweb toppers are everything. A total cinch to make, completely versatile  and my kids flocked to these like they were made of gold. Make these tonight kids and I promise you will be the best mom/sister/wife/neighbor/friend EVER.

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DIY Superhero Halloween Costume

The things I would have done for this exact costume as a little girl. That cape? The stuff my childhood dreams were made of right there. And the best part? No sewing involved. I confidently give Jen Rodriguez and Mirelle Carmichael moms of the year for creating these getups. See all of this adorableness and more, ...

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DIY Halloween Treat Bags

Everyone knows by now that calories don't count on Halloween, so why not use this excuse to let your guests stock up on party goods before their departure? Our fabulously festive "Treat yo'self" favor bags are just the ticket. Because, as they say, it's all in the (sugary, sweet, delicious!) details.

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DIY Gold Dot Vase

The frugalista within always gets really excited when we come up with a fabulous party project that can totally be repurposed once your party guests have retired for the evening. This Kate Spade inspired vase is all that and more. Though it undeniably added that je ne sais quoi to our shin-dig, I'd just as easily place it on my dining room table any ol' day of...

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DIY Fringe Backdrop

Today is SMP's Annual Halloween Party! You might remember last year's French Masquerade theme that we all fell in love with. Well, this year we're mixing it up, going in more of a Kate Spade fab direction and we couldn't have loved the outcome any more. But, before we get to the party we wanted to share the totally essential ...

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DIY Halloween Costume: Pastry Chef & Cake

Of all of the DIY costumes that we've shared this week - the hot air ballon, the sushi roll, the bubble bath duo - this one is the costume that produced bar none the most giggles. Probably because we handed the girls a pastry bag filled with...

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