Wednesday, November 3, 2010

Halloween carnival 2010 (part 2)

In case you missed is part one (sweets and treats)

Here are some pictures of the decorations 
(since the party was outdoors..I kept the decor inside to a minimum)
Banner - The Celebration Shoppe (Candy Corn collection)

Wreath on the backdoor leading into the house.  
Candy corn clips - Joanns ($ section) & bunting - The TomKat Studio (freebie)

Happy Halloween banner (leading into patio) - Gwynn Wasson Designs (freebie)

'haunted house' photo op/decoration.  Created by the husband... free :)
Scarecrow from WalMart (on sale for $3.80)

Here are some of the activities we planned for the kids

 Sack Races (w/actual feed sacks - free)

Pumpkin bowling 
('pins' were spray painted McDonald cups..and we used tiny pumpkins as the ball)

 Popcorn maker - big hit!! 
(borrowed from my Aunt & Uncle - free)
plus some fixins' to make some Monster Mix

Face painting - the kids loved it!
(favor from a mommy friend - free)

and last but not least.....
a hayride! (driven by my mom - free)

of course, the wagon was decorated too :)
(pennant banner made by me - free)

I think everyone had a good time & went home will lots of sweets!
Already looking forward to next year's carnival!


Jen said...

Love it Staci! I'm already looking forward to throwing a party for my own kids next year, after seeing all of your fabulous ideas! Great job!

Kelli @ RTSM said...

I love all your cute banners and pennants! And the Monster Mix is such a cute idea!

FrouFrouBritches said...

Adorable! Love all the banners and the haunted house is adorable!!! Love photo opps with awesome backgrounds! Very cool!

Sandy said...

Very cute! I love the banners!

Lexie Loo & Dylan Too said...

What a fun party! You did a great job!

Elizabeth at said...

You always do a great job entertaining!!! this carnival looks really fun! I wish I were your neighbor! thanks for sharing!

Jodee Leader said...

Oh my word! That hayride is the BEST! You did a fabulous job!

DGBofTTFT said...

I love the Monster Mix idea! Great job, Staci!

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