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Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

I’m absolutely in love with the October cover of Living this year… partially due to the fact that I’m in the midst of planning a Woodland Forest baby shower for a friend and loving all things toadstool right now, but this is also just such a clever idea – and something I personally haven’t seen done with pumpkins before. It would make such a cute tablescape for Thanksgiving, too – or really any sort of Fall party!

Here’s a peek at some more highlights from this issue of Living… starting with a few extremely crafty face masks:

Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

This next shot is pretty clever… “incognito” birdwatchers!

Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

Pressed-paper boxes dressed up like owls and jack-o-lantern faced acorns…

Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

A few images from A Wicked Good Time: macabre banquet table (featuring Slithered Scream Beans, Cauldron Curry, and Squeamish Squash with Rice), Snake Cake with Venom Glaze, Poison Apples (LOVE the presentation on these!), and “Eyes of Newt” DIY party favors.

Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

Last but not least, a festive party favor embellishment made from the orange, balloon-shaped calyxes of Chinese lantern plants (very clever!):

Martha Stewart Halloween and Fall Ideas

For more on Living, check out www.marthastewart.com/living.