Monday, October 5, 2009

TomKat Studio Giveaway: Halloween Party Circles!

{my family - pumpkin picking 2008}

Halloween is such a fun holiday!
It became even more fun for me once I had kids!
My focus this week is going to be Halloween ideas,
as I have been collecting my favorite ideas the past few weeks!
Here's our pumpkins from last year...can you tell which one is mine?

Since my shop is closed right now, while we move this week, I figured it would be fun to giveaway FIVE of my printable Halloween Party Circle files!
You can use my Party Circles to make lots of party items, including cupcake toppers, favor tags, napkin rings, invitations, place cards, candy jar labels & more!

So...COMMENT below and tell me the best Halloween costume you ever made/wore!

Mine would have to be when my blonde roommates & I were all Cleopatras in college! We had a huge party at our townhouse, I think we even charged everyone to get in and made enough to pay our rent that month! :) Fun times, girls!
I'll have to find a photo and post it!

Be sure to include your EMAIL address, so if you are one of my winners, I can email you the file!

Winner will be picked on Friday, October 9th at 11:00pm. Any entries received after this time will not be included. Winner will be selected using random.org! Good Luck!

122 comments:

mes petit choux said...

Your blog is too cute! I think my favorite halloween costumes was when my roomies from college and I dressed up as Robert Palmer girls... the good old days... this year my 4 year old wants me to be the Joker from batman. hmmmm.

Sarah said...

I LOVE your blog...such cute ideas. Last Halloween was really fun! I wanted to be Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz and somehow convinced my hubby to be a flying monkey :)

strawberrysh@hotmail.com

Thanks!

Chris @ Celebrations At Home said...

One of my favorite costumes was in college when I pieced together a bad-ass rocker chick outfit. In my fantasy world I can't decide if I want to be a rock star, or a hip hop back up dancer!...hmmmm, decisions, decisions...

Jennifer said...

Love your halloween party circles. My favorite costume was when my friend and I dressed up as good and evil at work a few years ago. We made our outfits completely from scratch.

powerspower@att.net

AshJ said...

I love reading your blog you have the cutest ideas!! And I really can't wait until your shop reopens. I don't really have any favorite costumes from the past but this year we have been invited to a halloween party and I am going to be a police officer and my husband is going to be a jail bird.

longj1011@yahoo.com

Melissa said...

I LOVE your blog!! My favorite costume was when I was an angel. So original, but it was oh, so cute!!

melissathomas13@ymail.com

Michelle said...

I love your blog and would LOVE to win these party circles! My favorite costume was back in college when I dressed up as a roll of film and my photography geek husband (boyfriend at the time) was a giant picture. It really was cuter than it sounds!

Thanks for the giveaway!
midajo1@yahoo.com

Nikki Cogg said...

I love those circles!! I am having a Halloween party this year and those would be perfect to decorate the favors and glass wear (anything really!). My favorite costume was last year when I dressed up as Holly Golightly from Breakfast at Tiffanys. I wore the huge hat, large sunglasses, black dress, found an exact replica of her gorgeous pearl and crystal necklace, had the long black gloves and obnoxious long cigarette holder with a fake cigarette that actually "smoked". I won the costume contest at the piano bar and it was a super fun night!

Haha I love that you charged your friends to get in to your party and had enough to pay rent- that is defintely something my girlfriends and I would have done in college!!

Thank you for doing this giveaway- I just love all of your cute ideas and products!

Dawn said...

LOVE LOVE LOVE these Circles!!! My Favorite would be a couple years ago my Hubby and I were Hollywood Barbie and Malibu Ken...it took some work!!!

The Traveling Turtle said...

The cutest cupcake you have ever seen! I made it for my daughter - before the PBK magazine decided to offer it, of course.

Love your site

sarah (underscore) blazer (at) yahoo (dot) com

Becky said...

All time best costume of mine was in college when my roommate and I "borrowed" (a girl we knew worked at Hooters) Hooters tshirts. We went ALL out on the hair and even wore tan shiny hose and white tennis shoes! Awesome!
I love all of your stuff!

Cherie B said...

I would have to say when my husband and I dressed up as old men for a 40th birthday costume party. I was pregnant at the time so I dressed as an old man with a "beer belly" a pair of slippers & my husbands robe, tshirt and flannel pjs. It was fun. Put my hair in a bun with a baseball cap on the tv guide and the tv remote control in my robe pockets. It was fun. He was a flasher! Hope I win!

jenn koehler said...

Love your blog! I actually have a link to your blog on my own blog! koehlerfamily4.blogspot.com
These circles are too cute!
My favorite Halloween costume would have to be a costume that my husband made with our 8 yr old last year. He was a robot. They had the best time creating this cool, retro robot from PVC piping, cardboard boxes, metallic spray paint! It turned out really cool and my 8 yr old thought he was just "too cool for school!!"

angelena said...

My cutest Halloween costume was when I was about 7 months pregnant I dressed as a bumble bee I even got my nails painted yellow with black stripes.


angelenapointer@yahoo.com

Jamie D said...

My husband and I had a couples Halloween party to go to years ago, so we dressed up as the Prize Patrol (he was Ed McMahon with the big oversized check and I was the housewife with curlers in my hair, bath robe on, etc. that won the money!) It was a hit!

milk and cookeez said...

Thanks for the giveaway, and best of luck with your move.
My favorite was when i was 14. We didnt have a party or anything to go to, however, my father wanted a homemade candy apple from the older woman across the street. Catch was, she only gave them to kids who were dressed up.
I put together an costume of my dad's plaid robe, his slippers, rollers in my hair, a shower cap, and noxema all over my face. I looked riciculus, but I did get the 2 apples :)
That was the last year that Halloween was really fun for me. Now I have fun dressing my own kids up and will buy myself a fun headband or wig to Trick or treat in. tammyb@milkandcookeez.com

Lynn said...

My most memorable costume is when my mom made me an awesome witch costume....I was soooo proud to wear it.

lizlaw875 said...

My favorite costume was kind of politically incorrect. I was an Indian, from India. We bought yards and yards of fabric and my mother died it pink. I more really dark make-up, and the most exciting thing to me was the red nail polish dot on my forehead.
lizlaw875@att.net

Missty said...

For some reason I never was into dressing up at Halloween. I did it but it was very safe. Minnie Mouse, flapper... I was just shy and embarrassed about it. But for some reason I remember dressing up as a Rams Cheerleader when I was 4 or 5 years old. I was so excited.

Alexis said...

2 years ago I made my daughter a Diner waitress costume, she looked so great and even carried a tray with a faux ice cream sundae, a menu and a order pad. this year she wants to be a chicken...that should be interesting!
Your blog is my favorite, so much inspiration I don't know how you do it all but I am so glad you do (and share:))!

jacolynmurphy@comcast.net

Michelle said...

My favorite (& easiest!) costume was 6th grade, I went as a birthday present. I found a cardboard box that fit just right, wrapped it up with the cutest wrapping paper & made a bow out of curling ribbon.

sowonderfulsomarvelous@gmail.com

Amy H. said...

WAY back in the day, B.K. (before kids). I went as a deer and Hubby went as a hunter. It was a costume I made and was a lot of fun wearing...

Abby said...

Your blog is just awesome! So many great great ideas. My favorite Halloween costume was when we dressed my two year old son up as a shark my hubby and I dressed up as his shark victims with blood and bandages! It was a hit!
altrapp@gmail.com

ApachesPrincess said...

I love your blog! So many wonderful ideas! Last year my friend and I dressed up as Raggedy Ann (Me) and Andy (My Friend) for the halloween carnival we worked at! It was so much fun! Thanks for the contest :)

countrystars95@yahoo.com

Little Bits said...

I just discovered your blog and I LOVE it! I've been planning my sons first birthday with your blogs help! I never had an awesome costume, I am quilty of going as a black cat too many times!
I would LOVE to get some cupcake toppers! It is my 2nd childs first halloween and my first childs first "trick or treat" halloween... these cupcake toppers would be a hit with my nieces and nephews!
littlebitscupcakes@gmail.com

Cindi said...

My mom always made us our costumes when we were children. She was super creative! I was the Statue of Liberty one year, but my brother takes the cake - she made him a Stay Puff Marshmallow man costume from Ghostbusters!

Veronica said...

Last year I couldn't think of a costume. I was so desperate and at the last minute I realized I had a cute pink and white seersucker dress. I threw a little sweater over it put a big floppy bow in my hair and carried around a crook and a lamb as Little Bo Peep. I got so many compliments even though the costume was thrown together last minute. Thanks for the giveaway! I love your party circles.

vbbradford at gmail.com

Anonymous said...

Love your party circles. The best cosutme I made was definately the impromptu goddess of love...we were in Spain and joined in their costume festivies. We took the bed sheets off of our hotel beds, the fake flowers from the head boards and made a wreath on our heads, stuck my money in my shoes so we could join the parade without our purses, and then ended up losing my money (somehow it fell off) and danced the night away with nothing but a sheet and fake flowers:) (of course I was dressed underneath it all:)) Nina jcrew07@sbcglobal.net

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vomsteegh@yahoo.com And my favorite costume was a Raggedy Ann one from around 1st grade.

Brooke said...

SO cute! I don't know if it counts, but last year, my fiance and I dressed our puggle up as a shark. It was a joke between us - she never lost a few of her baby teeth (they had to be pulled). My fiance made her a foam shark fin that connected to her harness. Very cute. She's a dragon this year. In 7th grade, I wore a bubble gum machine costume that my mom made for me, it was absolutely adorable, and my sister was a Hershey kiss.

Angela said...

I am making it this year. It is a cupcake. Full on, life size, cupcake. it is so cute! I got the idea from food Network's magazine.
angbrimwil@yahoo.com

Sarah said...

halloween is so fun. pictures in pumpkin patches with the kids are the best, always.
my best costume, a princess one my mom made when I was younger. sounds silly but it had amazing detail.
love your party circles.
my email is sarahbaum@me.com

Cathy said...

My favorite cotume I've made for my kids was a few years ago. Youngest son was a pile of leaves. Red sweatsuit and hat on which I hot glued leaves all over. Can't tell you the number of burns to my fingers from doing this and how many leaf garlands I cut apart to do this. He carried a small rake with him. So many compliments on it and he loved it. All the burns were worth it.

Lori said...

Love your pumpkin ;) My favorite costume I made was for my first born (had time to go all out). It was an indian costume made out of real leather, made a huge headdress from scratch the front chest of beads, etc. It looked fabulous and still using it for ourselves or passing it to family. Love your party circles and your blog. Good luck with your move! nielsenlori@gmail.com

SueAndrews said...

love the circles!!! so cute!

Halloween costume...hmmm i think it has be when i dressed up as pepper potts from iron man.

andrewsfam@clearwire.net

theCakeGirl said...

Oooh how fun!!
My favorite costume ever was dressing up as a bag of jelly beans. I won 1st place at the neighborhood halloween party. :)

Christine said...

i think the best i've ever made would be the little mermaid costume. i used gold lame for the tail and i'd have to say it looked spectacular :)

thanks so much for the giveaway!

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Lisa said...

A few years ago, I was Madonna in her Like a Virgin days. It took me quite a few thrift store trips to get it all put together, but it was really something. I keep it in my closet just in case I'm brave enough to wear it again.
lisa_downey2000@yahoo.com

Ruth said...

This is fun! When I was about 5, I was Boy George (circa 1982)! I wore a plastic top hat and my moms cardigan and TONS of makeup. It is so embarassing that not only did I ASK to be him for Halloween, but that I looked like him!

mrmauppin@gmail.com

Ashley Brooke said...

Hi Kim! I hope the move is going well :)

I think my best costume (or at least the best memory of dressing up for halloween) would be when my friend and I dressed up at the last minute as MEN to go to a party! We had no money or time to get anything together, so we pulled out these awful jumpsuits, cut womens wigs short like a guy, and used the remaining hair as a mustache and bushy eyebrows, haha! I know, I know, it's pretty goofy.. we were in high school ok! Anyway we put on baseball hats and disguised our voices... our friends cracked up at us all night!

Good times, haha!

Thanks for the chance to win!

Cute kiddos by the way!!!

Ashley Brooke said...

OOPS- my email is: ashlibrooke85@xanadoo.com

Thanks!

lrigsby said...

Last year I was a lamp. It was awesome! But the best costume ever was when my brother and his wife dressed as a popcorn and soda from the movies. They made everything including the styrofoam popcorn.

*margie* - Double the Giggles said...

My hubby and I LOVE Halloween and go to a great party every year at a friend's house. One year, we both went as Hooter's girls with costumes I got on eBay. We stopped at Hooters before and picked up a few buckets of wings to bring to the party with us. My husband went 'as is' as a bearded, 250 lb man, dressed in Hooters attire, which was hysterical and mildly disturbing at the same time!. He won best costume ;)

Jodee Leader said...

What a fun giveaway! Please count me in! My favorite costume was Kamree's pumpkin costume last year, which was from Gymboree!

Susan Crabtree said...

As a kid, my mom made my best friend & I "Cousin It" costumes-they were great! This year I am going as a Spa Queen! White fluffy spa robe & slippers, tiara, loofah septor, sash, glittered toe seperators, beauty mask-you get the picture. Any excuse to wear a comfy robe! :)

Natalie said...

My favorite costume was dressing up as a Geisha and my husband dressed up as a ninja. We looked fab and were a hit at the Halloween party. I love Halloween...this year we are having a 80s themed party and can't wait to see the costumes people come up with! LOVE your blog!

Thuy said...

My favorite costume was when I was a little asian doll! It was fun getting all dressed up!

tiffy_bui@hotmail.com

I love your blog and all your products!!

Life As Kristin said...

I'm new to your blog and I have to say I'm loving it! So much inspiration here. I've become a fan on Facebook and follow you on Twitter. Um, yeah, I suppose I like you a little bit, huh?

Favorite halloween costume? My mom made me a homemade Tin Man costume on year, complete with red sequin in the shape of a heart.

cowgirldebutante@hotmail.com is my email

Anonymous said...

I love your circles and would be so perfect for my daughter's Halloween party!
Both my daughter and I have red hair, so the Halloween when she was one, I dressed up as Wilma Flinstone, my husband was Fred and my daughter was Pebbles. It was too cute!
Thanks for the fun giveaway.
Kristin
heywoodk@comcast.net

LQS said...

My Mom always helped us make our costumes from "scratch"! she was an excellent seamstress & could be very creative! Too many to choose a 'favorite"!
lqshepley@gmail.com

Intertwined said...

I think I was dorthy from the wizard of oz 6 years straight as a little girl...She was my fav!

Katie
info@becomeintertwined.com

Michelle Torres said...

I love your giveaway... Sooo Cute!!! My favorite Halloween costume would be when I dressed up like cat woman, and back then I loved Leapord print on everything, so this cat suit was just that, and what helps me to keep this particular costume in mind is that when me and my friends were all out that night, every single one of them would constantly pull my cat tail, and that drove me silly!!! We had a blast though.. Thanks for the giveaway!!!

Michelle
cingulwasme@aol.com

Pam said...

I made my daughter a Fashion Police costume a couple of years ago. Navy blue shirt and skirt from Goodwill with iron-on letters on the back of the shirt saying "Fashion Police". She wore a police hat, boots and a belt with a credit card, mirror, lipstick, cellphone and handcuffs attached with velcro. The costume was a huge hit! My email is pkdenton@msn.com. Hope I win!!!

Jamie said...

I have been following your blog for several months and am constantly impressed by your talent! My favorite Halloween costume was on a trip to Disney World when my husband and I decided last minute to dress up for a night out at Pleasure Island. With one quick trip to a local Goodwill, we were able to get coordinating 70s wear complete with a green polyester suit with white shoes for hubby and a hot pink jump suit with a gold lame handbag for me! Styling...Best of luck in your move this week!

Laurie said...

Love your blog, Kim!

Last year, my husband & I dressed up with our kids. Kids were Cinderella & Jaq Mouse and my husband (a very non-costume kind of guy) dressed as Prince Charming. I wore a Fairy Godmother costume that I bought on Ebay. My daughter was thrilled!!!

Christi Bennett @ pisforparty said...

My favorite memories of Halloween when I was young are of all of the costumes my Mom made me. My favorite was a tiger (random, I know)...but I look like I was having such a great time on that particular Halloween.

Christipdq@aol.com

Jessica said...

Well, one of my more creative costumes that was super-easy to pull off: I wore all blue (even my face and hair) and then msde clouds with paper and cotton that were pinned to me. I carried around a spray bottle of water and when people asked what I was I sprayed them and said "Partly cloudy with a chance of showers" :)

jessica.g.nichols at gmail.com

Life According to Sassy Pants said...

My favorite Halloween costume thus far would have to be Merry Poppins and Burt! We collected candy in the carpet bag! Good times!

Thanks for the opportunity to win the Party Circles!

Britneydeal@yahoo.com

Kim - The TomKat Studio said...

I am LOVING reading all of your fun comments about your FAVE Halloween costumes!!! Keep 'em coming!

Kristin said...

One year I went as Miss America. I think I was 12. My mom found an old 50s prom dress at a thift shop and we bought some elbow length white gloves and she made me a sash that said Miss America on it. I even wore a fake crown from the party store. The dress was a little too big, the gloves were too big and the sash kept falling down. And I remember i was freezing but it has been my favorite costume so far and I'm 32 now. :D

Erin said...

My girlfrinds and I dressed as little white lies....We wore white from head to toe and ironed on the lies to your backs. Mine said "size doesn't matter" Wish I could remember what their lies were, ha ha good times!

For The Love Of Cupcakes said...

When my son was a baby he was a bee and I was a flower! It was so fun to come up with a costume that fit together! Thanks for all the great ideas! I am making the candy corn cupcakes tomorrow but using a orange creamsicle recipe!
Lauri
lauriscupcakes@live.com

Heather :: Angel Face Designs :: said...

FUN!! I could totally use these, because I'm going to "Boo" our neighbors next week and these would be fun to decorate with! Anyways, I think one of my best costumes was when I was Rainbow Brite - I was four, but still. My aunt made it and it was a fabulous costume!!

Ashleigh said...

I think this year might be my best. I'm going to be Martha Stewart and I want to make a paper turkey to hold on a tray. Gotta get a blonde wig too!

jirvine said...

I love your Halloween circles! My daughter's birthday is near Halloween.
Before kids Halloween was just a fun night to party! You are SO right about Halloween becoming more fun with kids. I love it! Thanks for all of your great ideas!
Jen
jjkirvine@cox.net

jirvine said...

I forgot to mention that my favorite costume was a Betty Boop costume that my mom and I made. I wish I still had it for my daughter!
Jen
jjkirvine@cox.net

Jessica Anderson said...

My favorite costume is a chicken that my daughter will be wearing this year. (directions from Martha's website of course :) Jessica Anderson
jlkeehn3@hotmail.com

Mandy said...

2 years ago, I painted my hands and face black, wore black sweatpants and a black turtle neck. I wore a black wig. I wore my headphones all night and danced all crazy when someone asked what I was. No, I was not a racist, but an iPod commercial! Loved making everyone laugh...

Mandysmith2583@hotmail.com

3girlygirls said...

my favorite costume is the pottery barn cupcake..... too cute for the little ones.....
melissa
teamtichy@sbcglobal.net

Laura Smith said...

My favorite halloween costume was when my son was 3 we painted him all green and put him in infant sized clothes to be the Hulk...he even won a hundred bucks! laurafullersmith@hotmail.com

Anonymous said...

We used to do an "Around the World" party in our neighborhood where we walked to a different house on our street. Each neighbor was to decorate there garage in a "theme" and dress accordingly. My husband and I dressed in disco attire and decorated our garage w/a disco ball, fog machine, 70's music playing. I wore a silver sequin short dress w/white patent leather boots, a feather boa and a long blond wig, while my husband went to the good will and found a 70's looking vest, shirt and pants and added a mustache. He combed his hair forward and really looked like a guy from the 70's. We had such a good time and hopefully we'll be able to do these "around the block" parties again soon...when the kids are a little older!!

Laura said...

Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday! And I love your circles! My favorite costume I ever made was a few years ago I made my daughter a mermaid costume - I couldn't settle for a store bought one, so I made her one, complete with a tail that hooked to her wrist, also I made her a giant shell purse to use as a trick or treat bag, we adorned her costume wtih real shells and fake seaweed. It was very impressive and she wore it again at her under the sea birthday party!

Anonymous said...

I just left a comment about the "around the world" parties...somehow it said anonymous, but it's actually me! kerifox@neb.rr.com

Tracy Busching said...

I love Halloween! My favorite costume was when I dressed my son as a Slurpee from 7-eleven. He looked so cute.

raventmb@aol.com

Mandy said...

These would be perfect for my girls' halloween party at school.

When I was pregnant with my oldest daughter....very pregnant, she was born on November 15, I dressed up as the Pillsbury doughboy. I wore a white sweatsuit and made a chef hat with the emblem. Everyone got a big kick out of it and poked my belly all night!

the wyrick's said...

My favorite costume was when i was in college and my boyfriend and i were Peg and Al Bundy. I am a blonde so it was fun to put on a red wig and be a red-head for the evening!

Jeannine said...

what a great giveaway! I went one year as a flower with a headband on my head as the petals and the made the skirt out of green material for the petals, and when we were at the party and the lights were low, people were asking me if I was the statue of liberty because of the headband. Hilarious!



jeannine.hill@comcast.net

Anonymous said...

So glad that I found your website! Love love love the party circles and have been telling my friends all about my new finds from the site!!!!
My favorite costume was a CLOTHESLINE! My friend and I dressed up as trees (real branches) and attached a clothesline between us. We hung clothes and some undergarments (the guys loved those lol) from the clothesline. It was a lot of fun!!!
Thanks for entering me into the draw!

lambert@nhlpa.com

Piece of Cake said...

I don't really remember any of my costumes growing up. I know one that I wish I had the body for and that would be a UFC ring girl and my husband be a UFC fighter. Pieceofcake20@yahoo.com

denise said...

The best costume I ever made was an old school (original, non Johnny Depp movie) Oompa-Loompa for my son a few years back. My little guy in his costume was the hit of Halloween.

These tags are adorable. I love your creativity.

Wendy @ Whimsy & Wise Events said...

My best costume was 2 years ago wqhen My husband and I dressed up as Sandra Dee and Danny Zucco from Grease. The scene from the end of the movie in all black. I'm a brunette and had a blonde wig, it was not a complimenting color on me to say the least! But our costumes were dead on! :)


wendywise@hotmail.com

Jessica Fronce said...

I love your blog! I check it daily!
My favorite Halloween costume I ever wore was one that was made for my best friend and me by her dad. It was a football costume made completely out of foam! We wore XXL jerseys over the top of them and they were a huge hit! We could barely move our arms so we looked like Ralphie from the movie The Christmas Story.
Very fun Halloween!
jessmail_21@hotmail.com

Shelley@divinepartyconcepts said...

OK..so one year in college when I was a poor student, I was Pippy Longstocking and used a hanger to make my pigtails stick out. The good ole years.... :)

Anonymous said...

My best costume ever was when I was Wilma from the Flinstones. I had the big bead/rock necklace and even the hair. Unfortunately, my boyfriend at the time didn't like it and broke up with me that night.
Love your printables!!!
umsmile12@yahoo.com

NSMOM said...

I have no creativity so most likely my favorite costume was when I was a little/little girl and dressed up as Raggedy Ann.

Thanks, Maureen (jnomaxx at hotmail dot com)

Hemsworth 5 said...

Two years ago when my son was Super Why. We dyed some thermal underwear purple and his tighty whities, too. He had a mask and everything, it was Too cute!
themsworth@yahoo.com

Anonymous said...

Lasy year I made my 10 month old the cutest lobster costume -- nothing was prefabricated -- I used socks and a sweatshirt, pipe cleaners and felt. My two year old was a roll with sesame seeds, lettuce, mayo and tomato. Together they were a LOBSTER ROLL! Delicious and oh so cute!

DebbieChar1474@aol.com

honeysuckle said...

I'd love to win the cute circles. You have such fabulous ideas. I've never been much into Halloween costumes but did dress up one time for a party as the Flying Nun.

Kristen T said...

Winning your circles would give me an excuse to throw a Halloween party! A few years ago I dressed up as Paris Hilton--blond wig, stuffed Chihuahua that was wearing a boa, lots of jewelry including a tiara, and lots and lots of self tanner! My husband dressed up in a cow suit and added angel wings and a halo making him a "holy cow"! Good times!
Kristen
haugomkr@yahoo.com

Fiadhnat said...

My favourite costume was one I made for my daughter. She dressed as a table (cardboard box with a hole cut out for her head) with tablecloth, paper cups, plates, etc. and wool spaghetti and meatballs and chocolate eyeballs scattered on the table and over her head.
Good luck with the move.

Monica said...

I wore my best Halloween costume many years ago when I was waiting tables. I was Tonya Harding and another waitress was Nancy Kerrigan. We had the outfits and cardboard ice skates with the blades covered in tin foil. And for those with a sick sense of humor, I carried a fake stick-like object to hit her knees with. Sick, I know!

Not just a Mommy! said...

My husband loves a costume that makes a statement or is "outside the box". Last year, we were Mr. and Mrs. Dog The Bounty Hunter. Being as we are both African-American, and at the time, Dog being accused of being a racist, it was perfect. From his mullet wig and earrings to my blond wig and long acrylics we were quite a pair. I even made badge holders that hung around our necks.

Anonymous said...

I just recently stumbled across your blog and I am completely smitten. I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE, all of your creative goodness!! I am sure I'll be a loyal follower. My favorite costume was when my BFF in high school and I dressed up as a pair-of-dice. Her dad actually made them and they were Perfect. He found two huge cardboard boxes the same size, cut out a head and arm holes and then used a coffee can with the bottom cut out to spray paint on perfectly rounded dots. It was so cute. We recieved alot of compliments that year. dsteyaert@hotmail.com

Keli Massie said...

I love your blog and I can't wait to look each day to see what exciting thing you've found :) My favorite costume was actually when I was a child. My mom made me a scarecrow costume from scratch out of burlap, straw, etc. She was a whiz on the sewing machine and with a hot glue gun! LOL! It was very creative and one my friends thought was so neat! :)

Cheryl said...

Love your blog! Must best costume was my husband and I dressed up as Geisha girls. He shaved his mustache for it - it was the one and only time I have ever seen him with no mustache and I discovered he has the cutest mole right there hiding under that mustache! Everyone thought he was a much better Geisha girl than I - go figure! Cheryl cruetten1@cox.net

P&T's Mommy said...

Your creativity is inspiring! Love your stuff. My favorite halloween costume was a hershey kiss :)

afesagara@yahoo.com

MY_CRAFT_AND_ART_CREATIONS said...

I love your blog!
Its interesting and fabulous!!
And i become a follower!!

denise said...

First off...You are an amazing woman... Your ideas and inventions are awesome. My favorite halloween outfit was created by me which was dressing p like a Q-Tip!!!! It was fun to do something a bit different.

Denise Nering
dnering@hotmail.com

Kristi Hansen said...

Oh how I remember that Halloween party back at our condo in college...WHAT FUN WE HAD!!!! That would probably have to be my favorite Halloween costume as well :) Love the party circles and can't wait to see your new house!
Love ya!

Katelin said...

My best Halloween Costume is going to be this year!! I am going to be Lady Gaga -- I am going to dress up with her outfit from her album cover and carry around a purple teacup like she did for a little while.

Thank you!

geleszinski.katelin@gmail.com

Alan, Beth & Calen said...

Happy Halloween Kim! Love the blog!
My favorite costume had to have been 1st grade when I was a bag of jelly beans. Thanks!
bethpwoodward@yahoo.com

Beth

Kara said...

Though I have worn hundreds of ridiculous costumes, well, make that at least 29, since this will be my 30th Halloween...I'd have to say the one I remember the most...and felt most "powerful" in was my SHE-RA, Princess of Power costume when I was 7. I thought I was the coolest thing to hit the streets, and in tight red lycra, I just may have been. I still have a picture of this, I think it was the most memorable Halloween I've ever had...so hoping this year's can top it! Pregnant and 30...hmm...what can I be?

harmonica68 said...

Love your Halloween Circles! My favorite costume was when I dressed up as Raggedy Andy and then dressed my 6 mth old daughter as Raggedy Ann. She was a real trooper and kept the yarn wig on all night!

harmonica68@comcast.net

krs10white said...

My best costume to date was in college when I dressed at Kelly Kapowski! I apparently did not get the memo that you are supposed to dress as a skanky angel at college halloween parties :)
FUN TIMES!
krs10stapp@yahoo.com

Jennifer said...

I'm looking forward to this year's halloween costumes, the kids are Mario, Luigi and Yoshi, and my husband and I are Donkey Kong and Princess Peach. Cannot wait!

Love your Halloween circles!

jlyn721@gmail.com

Lora Joy said...

I LOVE your blog! love all your party circles!

This year is my daughter's first halloween and she's going to be Snow White. My 4 year old son will be Wolverine. My hubby and I plan to get Ghostbusters costume! It'll be the first time I'm going to dress up for Halloween since my teen days!!!

Can't wait to see how you decorate your new house!

Lora Joy said...

i forgot to put email!

LoraJoy26@gmail.com

Lindsey @ Better After said...

Hey Kim!
I just featured your kitchen redo over on my blog! You rock! C'mon over and check it out.
http://www.betterafter.blogspot.com

The Thompson Family said...

My first year in college, my roommates and I went to the thrift store to see what we could find. I have always had the blonde bombshell figue and I found a white nightgown w/ matching robe. We cut the edges and stained it w/blood. I went as a zombie bride. It was so much fun and I got lots of compliments. Not to mention it was cheep! OR there is the time a few years ago I took smarty candies and taped them to my pants and went as Smarty Pants. Happy Halloween!

Andrea
thompson1975@sbcglobal.net

Beth@The Stories of A to Z said...

bethcrabtree@yahoo.com My most embarrassing costume was the year my husband and I thought it would be funny to go as Adam and Eve. We made fig leaf costumes from green vinery found at the dollar store. Although the costumes were fairly modest, the prudish party crowd was NOT impressed. I left the party early feeling very much like and Eve...exposed and ashamed for my sin!

Jill said...

I love your blog! I want to win!!
jypope@gmail.com

ChartreuseMama said...

Great decorations!

Amyjr88 said...

Oh it's so hard to decide because Halloween is right up there with Christmas for me. When I was younger the costume that I wore that still sticks out in my memory is Yoda, thats right, I was Yoda. I found a picture and had to frame it and it goes in my hutch every year. Since having my daughter who is 5, last year she was Minnie Mouse and it was to die for. I made the head and it was So cute! Although it was giant and the first time we tried it on she tipped over, but ...it was fine come trick-or-treating

motherof3fellows said...

I would love to win those cute Halloween circles!!

candy said...

Love your blog. You have amazing creativity. Best Halloween costume was the year I was a queen and my husband was a knight! Great times!

Marcy B. said...

In 4th grade, my dad made an elaborate costume. It appeared as if I was riding on my grandma's back. A chicken wire front, fake legs and me wearing half of a sweatsuit and the bottom half of the dress...it was GREAT. I even got in trouble at recess....the teacher on duty thought I was ACTUALLY riding on someone's back!

marcybarkema@yahoo.com

Toni said...

One year, my husband had returned from a 10 day fishing trip just a few days before Halloween...so I went dressed as a Fishing Widow. Dressed in black from head to toe, had a sash that read "Fishing Widow" and a black veil adorned with fishing lures. LOL He thought it was funny. :)

Tori {thoughtfully simple} said...

For some reason I haven't dressed up since I was a child...but my favorite costume then was when I went as a dead cheerleader (I know, clever).
hostess@thoughtfullysimple.com

Danielle said...

I've never actually dressed up! I live in Australia where we don't really celebrate Halloween! However, I'd LOVE to change that, I want to put together a halloween party this year! I'd LOVE to be able to use these printables!
sweetcheekscookies@live.com.au