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Nov 17

This House Doesn't Half-Ass Halloween — House Tour

Name: Jennifer Perkins and husband Chris Boehk along with daughter Tallulah and son Baxter
Location: Shady Hollow Neighborhood — Austin, Texas
Size: 2,900 square feet
Years lived in: 3 years, owned

Crafter, blogger and extremely cool mom Jennifer Perkins excels at many things — and transforming her Austin home into a Halloween land of enchantment every year is definitely high on the list. You may remember her decorating skills from a previous tour: Jennifer’s Spooky, Kooky Halloween Ready Home. She’s let us photograph her home again, and not only is it delightfully excessive, it’s different than any year she’s ever decorated before!

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Oct 17

An "Every Day is Halloween" Home in Oakland — House Tour

Name: Mollie Gilbert
Location: Oakland, California
Size: 1,325 square feet
Years lived in: 11 years, owned

It isn’t difficult to find Mollie’s house on her quiet street: Just look for the home with the jack-o-lantern on the porch year-round. If the pumpkin or the “Haunted Mansion” sign at the doorway aren’t an indication of what’s inside, then you’re in for a spooky treat.

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Oct 17

Halloween Still Got You Stumped? Google's Got You Covered

While actual Halloween is six days away, Halloween party time is only two to three days away. So for the costume-less among us, it’s crunch time, baby. But don’t worry, this year Google is here for you in a major way with Frightgeist. Not only is it an incredible play on words, it’s also a new site to help you with all your costume needs.

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25
Oct 17

Sure, Candy Corn is Gross, But You're Still Allowed to Love it

Let’s just get one thing out of the way: yes, I am completely aware that candy corn is just sugary wax. I will readily admit that it’s kind of gross when you think about it too much. I will even admit that it has a weird, fake taste. But guess what? I still love it. And that’s okay.

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24
Oct 17

Readers Share Their Scariest Stories: I Wonder if the Ghost Died of Dysentery?

In this installment of Apartment Therapy Readers Scare the Bejeezus Out of You, we have KC. KC’s unwanted visitor mostly stuck to your standard spooky stuff, moving items around, turning things off and on again, until one important night. Scary, but also kind of heartwarming, her story might make you a little empathetic towards her ghost.

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Oct 17

Here's Where To Find Those Sage-Green Pumpkins You're Seeing All Over Pinterest

Right around two or three weeks ago, your Instagram feed probably started blowing up with pumpkin patch shots. I can’t exactly point fingers—I posted a little cluster of minis I saw at a restaurant myself. I’m cringing a little bit now just thinking about it. But I digress. If you start exploring all those hashtags and look past the #basic images, you’ll start to notice that green pumpkins are EVERYWHERE this year—popping up while you’re pinning recipes, on lifestyle blogs, in magazines. Move over white pumpkins, 2017 is the year of sage green.

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Oct 17

10 DIY Trick-Or-Treat Bags to Make For Your Little Monsters

A successful trick-or-treating excursion means you might not have to buy any candy until next, say, August. Make sure your kids can carry all their loot — and look Halloweentastic while doing it – with these 10 DIYs. And don’t worry, there’s still plenty of time to get these done by the 31st!

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16
Oct 17

A Spooky, Kooky Halloween-Ready Home

Name: Jennifer Perkins and husband Chris Boehk along with daughter Tallulah (five years old) and Baxter (three years old).
Location: Shady Hollow Neighborhood — Austin, Texas
Size: 2,900 square feet
Years lived in: Owned 1 year

We shared some of the great Halloween decor ideas we spotted in the home of Jennifer Perkins (crafter, business lady and really rad mom) earlier this month. As promised, we’re back with a bigger tour so you can see how all those great decor ideas fit in with Jennifer’s colorful everyday style. And though having a dynamically decorated home is a year-round affair for this fun family, Halloween is a special time of year because Jennifer is known for her huge family-friendly annual Halloween party.

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16
Oct 17

Dream Big: Celebrity Halloween Costumes We Love

Halloween is just around the corner and while some of you may have had your costume on lock since July, there are plenty of folks out there without a clue as to what to do. We’ve already rounded up some DIY costume ideas, TV inspired costume ideas, and pet costumes but sometimes you just need a some good old fashioned celebrity inspiration. With seemingly unlimited budget and resources, these celebs take their halloween costumes very seriously, so click through and dream big.

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05
Oct 17

Make This Gothic-Glam Skull Garland from an Ice Cube Mold — Apartment Therapy Tutorials

What do you get when you mix Edgar Allen Poe and a bit of glam? A bewitching style that’s all about rich blacks, candles, and skulls. And if you’re into skulls, you’ll be into this quick and easy DIY. Using silicon skull molds and plaster, you can add the perfect garland accent to your Halloween spread, or leave it up and keep your glam goth game strong all year long.

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