In continuation of the beautiful Victorian Halloween Sweets Table by Sweets Indeed, here’s a peek at the coordinating invitations, escort cards (candy licorice pipes & paper butterflies!!), and accent decor from the same photo shoot… {details from Marie at Sweets Indeed} “The custom invitation was made with velvet-damask paper and is one of my favorite […]

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A-MAZING! That’s pretty much the best way to describe this fabulous Victorian Halloween Dessert Table created by the sugar-style gurus at Sweets Indeed. In addition to the cool black lace backdrop, the individual crème brûlées served in chocolate cups, and the ridiculously gorgeous cake, one of my favorite things about this table is how stylish […]

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How adorable are these Fur Ball and String Monster cupcakes?! You could probably serve them any time of year, but they’d be really super-cute for Halloween too! These wide-eyed little creatures are from the book What’s New, Cupcake?, which makes for a great gift idea for your favorite hostesses, moms (of all ages!), and party […]

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With its non-traditional blue & yellow color palette and classic comic book vibe, this fun Monster Mash Bash printable collection from Spaceships & Laser Beams offers a refreshing twist on the typical Halloween party! Read on for more cool images and details from Stephanie (the designer of this collection)…

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Courtney from Pizzazzerie recently styled an AMAZING Vampire-themed dinner party for a Nashville Lifestyles piece… how gorgeous is this?! The shoot was inspired by Love at First Bite: The Complete Vampire Lover’s Cookbook, which boasts “more than 300 suckulent recipes” {very clever!}. I love this idea for a clever twist on Halloween celebrations… or a […]

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How FUN are these colorful Halloween Sweets Skewers from Sweets Indeed?! The skewers hold over one half pound of candy each! The {limited edition} designs include Bats, Skulls, Pumpkins, Zombies, Caskets, and Eyeballs. Great idea for Halloween party favors & gifts! (Note: The ordering deadline for Halloween skewers is this week! – Friday, October 15th) […]

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Loving these modern-looking Halloween cookie and cupcake ideas from BHG… especially the adorable Wide-Eyed Cookies and Little Monster Cupcake designs! Pictured above: Wide-Eyed, Mummified, and Mod Pumpkin Makeover cookies. Pictured below: Little Monster, Frightening Frankenstein, Flying Bat, and Spooky Eyes cupcakes. Pictured below: Licorice Spirals, Round & Round, and Monster Face cookies…

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It feels like Etsy has opened up a whole new world of possibilities when it comes to setting up your own party tables! For example, check out this new DIY Happy Halloween dessert table from Anders Ruff… the entire buffet looks fantastic, but the patterns and paper details are definitely the (double-chocolate) icing on the […]

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I’m always a sucker for contemporary silhouettes on dinnerware, and here are a couple of the latest reasons why… check out these cool Bird Sketch canapé plates from West Elm and the Woodland Cameo collections by Rosanna, featuring “Victorian and Gothic elements paired with neo-classic cameos”. Black and white works well year round, but given […]

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Um… yes. I’m pretty much dying over this new GLAM HALLOWEEN photo shoot from The TomKat Studio! This is probably one of my favorite themes Kim has ever dreamed up… and that’s saying a lot! Fabulous color palette, glittery trees, hints of damask, a ridiculously cool spiderweb pumpkin, and so much more… Do you see […]

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Kara from Kara’s Party Ideas hosted a “Chic Halloween Dinner” party last weekend that looks like so much fun! I’m especially loving the black & orange drip candles, shimmery accents, black crows, and wine glasses rimmed with orange sparkle gel. Read on for lots more images and details, as told by Kara…

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If your Halloween party plans are still in the works… or maybe you’re suddenly itching to host a last-minute bash since Oct 31st falls on a Saturday this year, check out today’s HWTM post over at Real Simple – Halloween Parties: 8 Tips for Last Minute Hosts!

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Welcome to Part 2 of our “Wicked Bling” Halloween feature… Angela from Fantasy Celebrations is back with some creative ideas on how to incorporate this theme into a spooktacular dinner party tablescape! Here are all the DIY details, as told by Angela:

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I’m so excited to share this next Real Party with you… and there’s so much to share that it’s coming in a double-dose! (Part 2 coming later today.) This glitzy Halloween party is a sparkly, adult-oriented “Wicked Bling” bash created by the always-fabulous Angela of Fantasy Celebrations. Read on for all the spooky-chic details, as […]

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This fabulous new Real Party feature comes from Jessica of Party Box Design. From spiked cider served in mason jars to the “caution!” candy buffet and “boo-licious” DIY cupcake & caramel apple tower, this party is loaded with tons of spooky-sweet inspiration for Halloween! Read on for all the details, as told by Jessica herself…

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We’ve covered a ton of Halloween dessert & treat recipes this month, but not a lot of ideas for when you (or your kids) need to eat something other than sugar! So here are 10 creative ideas for Halloween-themed meals that loved ones & party guests are sure to get a kick out of… 1. […]

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On the lookout for some fun Halloween recipes? Check out today’s HWTM post over at Simply Stated – Halloween Recipe Roundup: Eerie Eyeballs, for 8 creative eyeball-themed ideas that run the gamut from super cute to downright creepy!

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Here’s a fun Halloween party idea that can be tailored to adults OR kids… Jello Jiggler “Bites” or “Shots” with gummy body parts trapped inside! I tried this idea both ways; the orange jigglers were non-alcoholic and the yellow ones were the “cocktail” version – utilizing water and vodka – and both worked out great! […]

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Ok, since we went for the extra-creepy cocktail look yesterday, here’s are a couple ideas for those of you that might not have the stomach for a “speared eyeball” garnish and like your Halloween libations on the “classier” side… Both of these cocktails incorporate Blavod black vodka to achieve their perfectly Halloween-esque hue. Pictured at […]

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Halloween is supposed to come with a little shock factor, right? That’s my excuse for this next creepy cocktail: Pina Ghouladas served in “blood rimmed” glasses and garnished with “bleeding eyeballs”.  I promise they taste way better than they sound! =) The from-scratch drink recipe is below, or you can keep things easy and just […]

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