October Crafternoon











October’s crafternoon was yesterday afternoon and is always a favorite of mine! I asked that everyone come in costume (if they could) and we had a costume contest with voting ballots and prizes for 3 people. It was so much fun! I didn’t get photos of everyone’s costumes but I dressed as a middle age man (sort of looked like Saturday Night Live’s Pat but with a mustache) I found everything for my costume at thrifts. From my Cosby sweater to my elastic waist jeans. We also had a Kiki from Kiki’s delivery service, a mushroom, a lumpy space princess, Megan Draper, Courtney Love, a cupcake, a deer, a Walmart associate, a tardis, and a cat.
Jessee made her jack o lantern macarons, and everyone brought potluck goodies! The craft was sort of scattered this month, sort of a make halloween themed accessory but without any real direction, and made me realize I need to plan something a bit more carefully next month. I was supposed to even have shrinky dinks for jewelry, and forgot all about it. But besides that I think it was still a fun time! We did our white elephant gift swap (but Halloween themed), the costume contest, and enjoyed all the crazy good food. I can’t believe the next crafternoon I am planning is Thanksgiving!! Where has this year gone to?

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8 Responses to October Crafternoon

  1. sian says:

    this looks so great!! i want to come to your crafternoons! but y’kno, i live in the UK and don’t know you!! ha! i am doing some halloween kids activities in a couple of week at work so am looking out for cute ideas.x

  2. Dawn says:

    oh my gosh, it looks like such fun! those treats look so good, love the apples and marshmallow teeth, hehe
    ~Dawn

  3. Colleen says:

    Oh I want to see that tardis! Looks like fun!

  4. So cute! Lindsay’s is a riot! You guys all look lovely.
    Now, come see me. Love you!

  5. Heidi Kenney says:

    Amanda, yeah I hope we can get together soon! The costumes were so fun, its too bad you guys had a wedding-though im sure you had a great time!

  6. Heidi Kenney says:

    Colleen, it was a tardis dress, I believe from hot topic if that helps? You might be able to find a photo on their website!

  7. Heidi Kenney says:

    Dawn, my friend Katie made the teeth!

  8. Heidi Kenney says:

    Sian, haha I need to do a traveling crafternoon ;) It could be my excuse to go to the UK :)