Archive | October, 2010

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | October 30, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Extravagant Halloween Makeups of M·A·C Halloween Face-Off

exotic bird halloween makeup by fatima :: mac halloween face-off

You can not reproduce these Halloween makeups at home since it took 3 hours to professional makeup artists to complete these amazing looks. They realized their Halloween makeup transformations using their skills and creative minds, their extensive makeup kits, a mischievous mix of hair-raising hardware, wacky wigs and other perilous props. Still, looking at them [...]

FOOD + DRINK, RECIPES + menus | October 29, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Candy Corn Cupcakes and Cookies for Halloween

candy corn cupcake and cookie recipes for halloween

There is no need to be a master baker to create fun desserts and treats for Halloween. Spreading candy corns around simply decorated Candy corn cupcakes is enough to create the right mood. Get more ideas on how to use candy corn for your Halloween baking at LATimes.com and at Amy Atlas. And for last [...]

HOME + GARDEN, HOME decor | October 28, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Feather Lamps of ABYU Lighting

black cyclone lamp by abyu lighting

The couture lighting studio And Bob’s Your Uncle Lighting (ABYU Lighting) produces superb feather table lamps and pendants that come in all shapes. Until now, ABYU Lighting concentrates on custom lighting projects. But now, it will be easier to acquire their creations since ABYU Lighting has paired up with BNOdesign to sell their lamps online. The [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining | October 28, 2010 | by Kim Vallee

Orange and Green Halloween Tabletops

green and black tabletop for Halloween

My first idea was to create a mood board for modern black and orange Halloween table. To do so, I incorporated elements that are not typical Halloween decorations. I decided to play with orange shades to see if it will add a new dimension to the classic theme. Stacking a bunch of Asian bowls create [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

October 28, 2010 | by Heather

DIY Halloween Table Without Any Tricks

Halloween napkin rings

This simple table from The Thrifty Crafter is a great example of how you can have still have a little Halloween fun [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

October 28, 2010 | by Heather

Creepy Cocktails

Bloody Brain shooters

f you’re planning a Halloween fete for grown-up ghouls, creepy cocktails like these lend a gore-met vibe to your beverage options. A [...]

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HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING

October 27, 2010 | by Kim

Cooler Shelf and Drawer Liners

eco leaves shelf paper

This cute pattern is not for gift wrapping papers but for protecting and decorating shelves and drawers. Like many, I covered my [...]

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ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

October 27, 2010 | by Heather

Ghoul’s Night Out for a Glamorous Halloween...

Ghoul's Night Out dinner table

Who says Halloween is just for kids? This hot pink and black party theme by Hostess with the Mostess is perfect for [...]

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ENTERTAINING, PAPER goods

October 27, 2010 | by Kim

Wedzu: A Marketplace for Indie and Handmade...

wedding photo props

I love Etsy but let’s face it, it is so huge now that it could be time-consuming to find what you are [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

October 26, 2010 | by Kim

More Vampire Dinner Party Ideas

vampire dinner party by pizzazerie

Vampires are so popular these days that I decided to feature another amazing Vampire tabletop. And frankly, the table designed by the [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY decorations

October 26, 2010 | by Kim

Not Too Spooky Pumpkin Decoration Ideas

not too spooky carved pumpkin ideas

Jack-o’-Lantern can take many faces. The design of these pumpkins will caught the attention of your visitors even if might not really scare [...]

ENTERTAINING, HOLIDAY entertaining

October 26, 2010 | by Heather

Halloween Tabletop Idea: Vampire Theme

Vampire Tabletop for Halloween

Vampires are everywhere – in books, movies and even on magazine covers (well, maybe just the actor’s who play vampires…). All it [...]

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