Spooktacular Halloween DIY Party Design

28th October 2013, 09:41 PM Author: admin


Halloween… Yes, it’s a very American celebration (with Celtic heritage), potentially one of the weirdest events of the party calendar, but it just keeps getting bigger and bigger here in Australia and the kids go nuts over it! So this year I have donned my wizards hat, embraced what is set to be a very fun Halloween and am ready to Eat, Drink and be Scary! My party peeps over at Channel 9 TODAY show asked me to present some fun DIY ideas for y’all, so I decided to introduce a touch of ‘chic meets freak’ in a spooktacular range of Halloween ideas! The amazing Kara from Kara’s Party Ideas was a wonderful resource and inspiration for so many of my ideas and products, I’m so excited to be hosting her intensive workshops in Australia next year along with Confetti Fair. Check out all the details on www.sugarcoatedmama.com


I also had some amazing help to pull all this together, my gals Jodie from Get Frosted, Tui from Mad Midnite Baker, Meg’s from Meg’s Bliss Balls, Margaux from My Sweeties, Cheryl from Rosehip Flowers, Anne from Nice bit of Skirt, and of course Kara for being so awesome, thank you mamas….
Ide also like to thank Woolworths and Robert Gordon Pottery for your kind contribution, Emma from Any Occasion Events for your beautiful sequenced tablecloth (they are available in every colour and size), Amanda from Xs For Events for the magnificent birdcage and Mr Iceman for your cauldron and dry ice.
Hope you enjoy and Eat drink and be scary this Halloween!
Click here to watch the tv segment.


Chevron Pumpkin
Chevron is still trending hot at the moment, so thought a chevron pumpkin was just what we all needed. It’s quick, easy and my 11 year daughter did most of the work, yah!

What you need:
Spray Paint
Masking Tape
Grab your masking tape (or tape of choice) and make your chevron pattern. I just did this quickly and rough guess of size etc, but you could be far more meticulous if you wanted to be.
Then simply spray paint your pumpkin white. Leave to dry. Carefully peel tape off, and you’re done!


Stocking Pumpkin

These are so super hot and I love how easy they are. The patterns and textures can really add that detail and uber cool look to your Halloween table. Use some old stockings with ladder or small hole and you are recycling too!

What you need:
Ladies black detailed stocking
Accent ribbons for the top
Spray paint – if desired

Cut the leg off the stocking (cut stocking away from the waist band)
Gather up the stocking like you are going to put them on and stretch over the pumpkin, centering the foot part at the bottom of the pumpkin.
Snip off the excess.

Use ribbon to accent the top of the pumpkin, like laces, different colours and textures, and you have one hot looking pumpkin! I even threw a mini witches hat on mine to make it look even better.


Other Ideas I loved – as found at A Pumpkin and a Princess
As found on – Five fun DIY pumpkin ideas

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Eat, Drink & Be Scary
Fun healthy, savoury and sweet ways to bring your Halloween party to life!

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Witch dove into cupcake
Thanks to www.karaspartyideas.com
Full party and printables found here
http://www.karaspartyideas.com/2012/09/witches-ball-halloween-party-karas-party-ideas- shop.html

What you need:

Striped straws
Glue dots
Witches shoes (can be downloaded from Kara’s website)
Mini Cauldron (Woolworths)
Cupcake recipe of your choice
Icing of choice with crushed oreo on top
Cut straws to size you want and stick out of cupcake on an angle
Cut out shoes with scissors
Use glue dots to glue them on
Place into cauldron – or you can just put on cake stand, and it still looks great.

Healthy Fruit ideas
Ghost Bananas and pumpkin mandarins

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What you need:

Bananas – Knife, Mini choc chips, normal sized choc chips
Mandarins- Celery
Apples – knife, peanut butter, mini marshmallows

Peel and cut bananas in half
Add mini choc chips for eyes and large choc chip for mouth
Peel mandarins, cut celery small strips and add as the top of the pumpkin. Apples
Cut apple into thin slices, add peanut butter onto both slivers and place mini marshmallows on bottom row. Then place top apple sliver on top. Smile!

Other Inspiration on the Halloween table
Pumpkin Patch cookies by Mad Midnite Baker

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RIP Cupcakes by Jodie from Get Frosted
Candy Corn from Kara’s Party Ideas

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Chocolate coated oreos with 3D toppers from My Sweeties
Striped milk jugs and mug from Robert Gordon Pottery


Lollipops from Karas Party Ideas,
Milk jug from Robert Gordon Pottery
Bling Sequin table cloth by Any Occasion Events


Candy Corn Cupcakes by Get Frosted
Lollipops by Karas Party Ideas
Striped bowl by Robert Gordon Pottery
Sequin Black Table Cloth by Any Occasion Events


Bats cookies in cage by Mad Midnight Baker
Cage from XS for Events
Halloween Garland by My Sweeties
Material from Spotlight
Paper Fans from Kara’s Party Ideas
Pumpkins from Woolworths

Rock candy sticks from Kara’s Party Ideas
Black cake stand and black and white striped milk jugs and mug from Robert Gordon Pottery
Oreo cookies on sticks and 3D oreos from My Sweeties
RIP Chocolate mousse by GetFrosted

Striped mug and skull mug from Robert Gordon Pottery
Chocolate Coated Oreos from My Sweeties
Mini Pumpkins, striped lollipops and witches goodie bags from Karas Party Ideas
BEWARE SIGN made by Rosehip Flowers
Hand carved pumpkin by Mad Midnite Baker

Spider cookies by Mad Midnite Baker

Dry Ice by Mr Iceman

 Trick or Treat FREE Printables

Click here to download

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