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Halloween 2017: Crafts, Costumes, and Pumpkins

Our editors share their most spooktacular ideas yet. 

 

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Kids' Costumes

That classic question: "What will you be this year?" Here, offer five answers — all of which are kid-friendly. Our first one is a not-so shrinking Violet. If you can cut and glue felt, you can make this adorable flower. The top four petals attach to a headband, the bottom two to a ribbon that ties under your sweet blossom's chin.

 

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Pumpkins

Go beyond the jack-o'-lantern. This year, we've conjured up five beautiful ideas for decorating and designing with pumpkins. Decorate a set of white Baby Boo gourds with a lunar look (using rock candy, sugar crystals, and clear caulk. Make a big bang with a tumble of pumpkins studded like the starry bands of the Milky Way. Craft your own carved beauty with a delicately etched moth design. Or make a stellar display with a pumpkin that takes inpiration from the autumnal night sky.

 

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