It’s October! To kick off L’s birthday month (pretty much the best month of the year), we put together must-buy/must-do list for Halloween.  Here’s what we’re feeling:

1. Sophisticated Pumpkins. The cute blog Feeling Lovesome has inspired us to go beyond the standard carved pumpkin (ours never looked that great anyway).  We’re totally going to try this chevron pumpkin–we’ll report back later in the month!

Chevron Pumpkin
A little masking tape, some spray paint, and voila.

2. Skulls. We love them. Halloween just gives us an excuse to love them more than usual.

Skull Soaps
skull soaps from our fave Waiting on Martha
skull
this skull from Z Galerie tops a stack of books in L’s living room.
Head-waiter
frighten your guests with a head-waiter tray (get it?!). click here for the how-to.

3. Creepy cocktails. Because let’s face it, we love a fun cocktail. Holiday or not.

Bleeding Heart Martini
eeeeek! a pickled beet pierced by a cocktail spear garnishes this Bleeding Heart Martini.
Black Lagoon Cocktail
we love the black ice cube in this Black Lagoon Cocktail. genius.

4. General Halloween cuteness. Go trad with these orange and black party ideas.

Paper straws
festive paper straws jazz up any cocktail…
Candy Dishes
get creative with your candy dishes. thanks, pinterest…

So…spill! Your fave Halloween decorating ideas, costumes, trick or treat goodies, etc. We wanna know.

xoxo

L + J