With our home being on the market during October, I didn't want to go all out with my Halloween decor. I thought spider webs and bats might scare off potential buyers. Instead, I kept our decor very simple and pretty.

We did however, have fun with our Halloween costumes! I normally like to try and coordinate the whole family, but the kids wanted different things, so I just let them be what they wanted to be.
The boys wanted to be Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. This costume was super easy to create. I bought green pj tops and pants from Primary.com. These can double as actual pajamas after Halloween- win-win! I made felt ninja masks, and made turtle shells out of large roasting pans spray painted green.

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I also sprayed their hair green with THIS.




My daughter wanted to be something creepy. We settled on a ghost and came up with my favorite costume to date! I made a cape out of several layers of tulle (I basically followed this TUTORIAL from Martha Stewart for the cape,) She wore it over a white old fashioned night gown I made as well. I painted her face to make her look dead and she was thrilled!
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And apparently even ghosts like a little donut challenge!
When nightfall came, this ghost was back to her spooking duties:

How'd we get her to glow? I used THESE LED battery operated lights that we wrapped around under her tulle cape. She was the hit of all our Halloween festivities!

As for the grown-ups, we dressed up as Sheriff Longmire and a local native. If you haven't watched the show, you need to!
Getting one of our kids to take our picture was easier said than done.

It was a successful Halloween season! The best part was that we had a showing for our home on Halloween nigh, and they ended up making us an offer and buying! Maybe those simple flowers and pumpkin sealed the deal ;)

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