Oct 19, 2012

Happy Fridays: Halloween Party Inspiration!

It is one of my absolute favorite times of year…the leaves are changing color, the air is getting cooler, and Halloween is right around the corner! Halloween is one of those perfect holidays to plan a party for…it’s not too serious or formal, it can be for children or adults, and you get to dress up! Could it get any better? To get you into the spooky spirit of the season, we have assembled some inspiration boards for a ghoulishly good party 🙂

The Monster Mash Birthday

If you have a child with a late October birthday, then a Halloween-Birthday party is the perfect fit. It’s fun for kids of varying ages and a super easy theme to plan treats and favors for. Think bright colored cupcakes, ice cream sundaes with gummy worms, and eyeball light strands! And you can get the super adorable invite above from Brightside Prints!

Spooky Soiree

When the kids are away to play you may want to treat yourself to a more adult Halloween party, complete with poisonous champagne and bloody marys to die for! Have a little fun with decorative place settings and crafty pumpkins around the house. And to seal the deal, send out a few of these super chic invites from Minted to spread the word beforehand.

Happy Fridays!

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About the Contributor: Kristen Smith is a graphic designer and illustrator residing in Augusta, GA with her fiance Jon-Michael and two fur babies, Desmond and Penelope. She knew from a very young age that she wanted to do something creative and began taking design classes in high school. After receiving a BFA in Graphic Design from the University of Georgia, she worked hard to establish a freelance career and officially launched her own company in 2011. Kristen is an award-winning designer, a celebrated creative for Minted.com, and has been working with NAPCP since it's inception in 2009.  She has a passion for fresh and beautiful designs with subtle feminine hints and a dash of whimsy.   Her passion for design is rivaled only by her passion for animals. She has been an avid animal rights supporter for many years and presently works with a local rescue organization fostering and rehabilitating cats. When she is not designing or sketching, you can find her crafting or in the garden!  She is also an entertainment junkie and watches entirely too many movies and television shows. Kristen looks forward to the extraordinary possibilities each new day brings!  

 

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