a very halloween birthday
I wish I had taken more photos of the decorations! Sonja's house looked awesome - she made several cute felt buntings, including the bats pictured above. There were also decorated lanterns, lots of bat silhouettes, and a gigantic yarn spiderweb that covered an entire wall in her hallway.
Silhouette) to look like a haunted house, or "house of spooks" as Oscar called it. Sonja made yummy nutella mini cupcakes, decorated with the cupcake toppers. Sonja's husband, Jake, cooked up a delicious dinner of pulled pork burritos with all the fixings, and we also had clementines dressed up as jack-o-lanterns, spooky mummy sugar cookies on a stick, cookie bones, and brownies with cute jack-o-lantern wrappers (there was no shortage of treats).
treat bags Sonja and I made, we sent them on a mini trick-or-treat to the doors inside her house. The kids received stickers, spider rings, a piece of candy, and a pumpkin-wrapped brownie. Afterward, we sent them outside to break open a pinata to fill their bags with a few more treats.
You can find many of the ideas and tutorials from projects mentioned above linked on my Halloween Party Pinterest Board.