26 days to Hall-o-ween...

Halloween has been sneaking up on me this year and when I woke up and realized it was October already, I knew I had to get my behind in gear for the holiday.

As I mentioned, I'm having a small trick or treating party in the afternoon. (The days of drunken soirees til the middle of the night are over - most of my friends have kids now) Its very casual so I wasn't going to do invitations but then of course I got an idea in my head and had to do it.

Viola - here they are.

Its Xray inspired using a inverted photo of my house. I had to hand cut the black frame with an exacto and that was a major pain. Remind me never to do that again.

I made the very foolish mistake of making too few (and running out of time to make more) so not everyone invited is getting an invitation. Very big faux pas on my part. But Im excusing myself in the following ways: a) It was never meant to even have a formal invitation so who would miss it? b) those people probably don't read my blog.

Hope all of your Halloween plans are coming together!


  1. these look great! what a good idea - i must add this to my inspiration file :)

  2. That is so cool! Thank you for sharing such a great idea. I am always on the look out for Halloween ideas since my son was born on the day.

  3. Way cool invitation! I hope the *elite few* who received copies were the ones who would appreciate them the most.

    Can't wait to hear what you have planned for your party.

  4. Who knew such a beautiful limestone could look so sinister in the 'right light'? =) Those are fabulous!
    I hear ya. Gone are the days of drunken debauchery on Halloween. Now we also have to make sure our costumes are G rated, what with all our friends' little kiddos around!

  5. Heee. Don't read your blog.....who are you kidding?! Doesn't everybody??!

    Meticulous invitations...and beautiful to boot!

    ...Our halloween plans tend to start Halloween day, when we carve and decorate and invite a few friends over for the fun.

  6. These are gorgeous. I'm sure it will be a fab party.

  7. UGH! Yet another fabu invitation! Bravo. You're so talented.

  8. Those are fantastic.

  9. I love it! If it helps ease the pain of your exacto trauma...I have to say the frame is really a nice touch.

  10. love to see silhouettes cut out and posted in your windows, what a perfectly spooky invite.... looks hauntingly lovely.

  11. Love it!! It is so classy, and so you...


  12. Those are STUNNING!!! Fabulous and creative job!

  13. Anonymous8:17 PM

    Awesome invitations!

  14. Love that invitation!!

  15. I love that you mention they probably won't read your blog - that made me laugh!

    What a gorgeous invitation and super super cool design with the inverted photo. I can't wait to see pics from the party - please post! How much fun!!


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