If you didn't know it already, Martha Stewart loves Halloween. Anyone who puts out an entire magazine dedicated to the holiday is my kinda gal. If you haven't picked up her magazine yet, do. You won't be disappointed. If you didn't find enough to satiate your creativity there, she also has tons of Halloween-inspired ideas on her website as well.
From decorating and costume ideas to pumpkin carving techniques, crafts and recipes, http://www.marthastewart.com/Halloween presents hundreds of ideas to inspire the most memorable Halloween celebration ever. Plus, enter the 2nd Annual Great Pumpkin Contest. Simply upload a photo of your all-time greatest decorated or carved pumpkin here for a chance to have it featured on the web site or on the Emmy-award winning The Martha Stewart Show.
Halloween Costumes for the Whole Family – Woodland Creatures, Butterflies, Kings or a Simple Mask – this gallery presents of instructions and images to create an unforgettable costume. You can also access Martha Stewart’s own costumes from past years.
The Great Pumpkin – Spice up the traditional jack-o-lantern with a variety of carving and decorating ideas. Using glitter, cookie cutters and lace patterns, you can transform your pumpkin. Watch videos, access instructions and images here.
Ghastly Recipes – Eye-popping soup, spooky spiced shrimp, mashed boo-tatoes and wicked witch cupcakes will help trick-o-treaters fuel up before heading out. Just a few of the recipes are available here.
Candy Crafts – Everything from paper mache decorations and invitations to non-traditional candy dispensers that will have your trick-o-treaters reaching for more.
Photo from MarthaStewart.com.