The Halloween Party–Part 1: Setting the Mood

Our big Halloween party was definitely a labor of love.  For the past two months, we’ve been working on projects like this:

and this:

and this:

We’ve decorated like crazy:

and tried to make every space a spooky, eye-catching nook:

Overall, our goal was to have a little bit of  each room decorated in some form or another (with the obvious exceptions of our bedrooms…even I am not that ambitious). I think we accomplished this, and our outdoor decorations far surpassed our initial vision.

On the night of our party, I received a compliment that made those weeks of effort worth it…one guest repeatedly commented that our home looked like a magazine photo shoot. At that point, I felt marginally less guilty for dragging my husband, friends and everyone that would stand still long enough to hold a glue gun into my madness.

The key word there is marginally….

Tune in tomorrow for food!!

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