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Halloween Costume Week: Mermaids

Airing Tue, 2011-10-11

Celebrate Halloween under the sea with a mermaid costume from designer and "Project Runway" star Christian Siriano. Then, Martha crafts glittered skull candelabras, a spooky touch for any Halloween party. Plus, get salad and pressed-sandwich recipes that incorporate seasonal pears from Everyday Food’s Sarah Carey.

Media Halloween Costume Week: Mermaids Show Make designer Christian Siriano's <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/859597/mermaid-costume">mermaid costume</a>, get <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/858252/pressed-ham-and-pear-sandwiches">sandwich</a> and <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/858249/pear-and-frisee-salad-bacon-and-blue-cheese">salad</a> recipes with seasonal pears, and craft a creepy <a href="http://www.marthastewart.com/859595/glittered-skull-candelabra">glittered skull candelabra</a>.
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Designer Christian Siriano dressed up as a mermaid for Halloween. Get the Costume How-To

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A broccoli boy costume sent in by @XtineFerrera on Twitter. Send Us Your Photos

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@charis_k86 shared this adorable photo of her son as a Halloween gnome. How to Make a Gnome Costume

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@spazzgirl dressed her pooch as Harry Potter for Halloween. Get Pet Costume Ideas

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A sweet little Halloween mummy from viewer @jenn_space. More Halloween Photos

Featured in Teaser Pear and Frisee Salad with Bacon and Blue Cheese
Featured in Teaser Pressed Ham and Pear Sandwiches

GUEST: Sarah Carey, food editor at Martha Stewart Living

Featured in Teaser Mermaid Costume

GUEST: Christian Siriano, designer and "Project Runway" star

Featured in Teaser Glittered Skull Candelabra
No Glittered Snakes

Featured Resources

QUICK LINK: Your Halloween Photos

GIVEAWAYS:
Payless gift card
Grandin Road gift card

SHOP: Christian Siriano for Payless

ITEMS ON SET:
Plates and glasses from Juliska
Candle holders from Viva Terra
Vintage maps by Blue Monocle
Gourds and pumpkins from Jones Family Farm
Candy from M&M/Mars, Jelly Belly, Necco, Hammonds, and Oriental Trading
Halloween decorations from Martha Stewart for Grandin Road and Funkins Artificial Carvable Pumpkins