Painted pumpkin place cards for your Halloween dinner party!

I love setting a pretty table for holidays – it acts as a large-scale decoration and you have endless options for how to arrange it. When I was a child, my sisters and I loved to make little place cards (mostly so we could strategically seat ourselves next to the […] Read More »

5 items or less – easy Halloween costume ideas for kids

Pumpkins, apple cider, and spiders – oh,my! Halloween has always been one of my favorite holidays, but the planning of events and costumes starts to happen in July,because if your kids are like mine, they change their minds A LOT. We usually start out with being a princess, then a llama, […] Read More »

Easy pumpkin vases for fall! DIY pumpkin decorating

Get ready for fall with a super cute pumpkin vase - a fun and easy, kid-friendly pumpkin decorating project!

With fall coming on strong (at least in my mind – it’s still topping 100 degrees here in Phoenix), the itch to do some fall crafts is definitely getting to me. But I’ve learned that if I’m doing a craft, my little girls are desperate to be involved too. These […] Read More »

Fun & bright Halloween colors {color mixer}

A bright & fun color palette for Halloween #color #halloween #inspiration #gold

A few weeks ago, Emily posted an awesome Halloween party color palette that unexpectedly used pink instead of purple—such a fun departure from the normal, traditional Halloween colors. It inspired me to see what other unexpected color palettes were out there for Halloween, and I came across this one that uses […] Read More »

Halloween Ideas {friday finds}

friday finds | halloween | Cardstore Blog

Halloween is so close I can almost taste the candy! If only it were still acceptable for me to go trick or treating ;) After having our first baby just three months ago, I’ve been pretty short on time, so I’ve been searching for quick and easy Halloween ideas. If […] Read More »

A trendy Halloween color palette {color mixer}

A trendy Halloween color palette #halloween #color

Every year, I host a Halloween party, and I’m always in search of an updated color palette to use as inspiration. This one definitely caught my eye, mostly because it uses pink instead of purple. It’s a refreshing change to traditional Halloween colors, and still festive enough to make your […] Read More »

No-carve, low-mess pumpkin painting!

No knife, no mess. Check out this super-easy pumpkin painting project!

Jack-o’-lanterns have certainly earned their place as a seasonal staple, but if your past experiences have been anything like mine, the process typically turns into quite the event. Goo winds up everywhere, rogue seeds are found months later, and most importantly, assistance and serious supervision is required when working with […] Read More »

Happy Halloween from the Cardstore Team!

Happy Halloween from the Cardstore Team! | Cardstore Blog

Just a few behind-the-scenes pics of how we’re celebrating Halloween around here! The four of us got dressed up for a costume party last weekend, and made sure to take some pictures to share. Despicable Me is one of my favorite movies, so I dressed up as a minion. I […] Read More »

A virtual high-five for people who LOVE Halloween

A virtual high-five for people who LOVE Halloween | Cardstore Blog

Halloween can be a ton of fun for both kids and adults. When you think about it, though, a lot of that fun starts with a few really awesome, Halloween-obsessed people who make it fun for the rest of us. This one’s a shout-out to them. Know somebody who turns […] Read More »

Halloween Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treating {free printable download}

Halloween Safety tips for your trick-or-treating adventures! | Cardstore Blog

Halloween is super-fun for kids, and we’d like to help you make sure it stays that way. Here’s a quick list of Halloween safety tips to think about when it’s time to go trick-or-treating. See below for a link to download and print your list! Click here to download our […] Read More »