I’m so crazy about Halloween that for the last few years I’ve kept an eye out for some sort of Halloween duvet, without much luck. This year I decided to take matters into my own spooky hands and use my Halloween Cats pattern to get a duvet cover from Society6. I ordered it over the Summer when they were having one of their sales and saved it away. I also found the skull and crossbones sheets this Summer at TJ Maxx (they are Ralph Lauren so possibly a past season design) and they fit the whole Halloween-vibe!
For the craft I got some Halloween stencils from ebay, and Jessee made some stencils with her silhouette machine. Then we stenciled things! I did a bunch of fabric that I plan to turn into Halloween pillows by adding some quilting around the image. I made a huge pot of broccoli and cheese soup (which isn’t very photogenic but always seems to be a hit as the pot was empty at the end of the night) and my twelve year old son has really been into baking so he picked out and made the baked goods the day before. He made 2 pumpkin pies, pumpkin bread, brownies, and peanut butter cookies. I baked a pan of gluten free brownies and chocolate chips cookies from a brand called Our House and they turned out really wonderfully! Amanda brought an apple crisp, and Katie brought spiced pear cake..so there was lots of delicious treats.
I made everyone my annual Halloween mixed cd (which I’ll have up here soon for your playing pleasure) and filled these amazing Beistle skeleton treat boxes with some candy and stickers to take home. I had such a good time that I am sad I have to wait another year for another crafterween!