Thursday, October 15, 2009

News-paper story about our "Dead Broke" party!

WOW!!! What a spooktacular story about our "Dead Broke" Halloween party in todays October 15th St.Joseph News-Press Paper!!!! Writer Sylvia Anderson wrote a great piece on how to have a Halloween party on a budget. You can read the whole story about our party by clicking on the news-paper photo on the right side of my blog.
Here are some photos of my decor and the party.
Happy Haunted Halloween!
Bugs & Hisses

My Annalee Doll collection

Photo of my daughter Annie (The ghost)

Black Tulle draped over the painting of my husband when he was a young boy.

The Kitchen window

Our Computer desk with witches and the Trilogy of Terror doll a gift from my friend Laura

"Psycho" shower curtain a gift from my sister Shelley

The Birds are from the dollar store

Hitchcock theme bathroom, I know Hush...Hush, sweet Charlotte was not a Hitchcock movie but I just had to add it!

Sunny (The count and Me)

My Halloween buds...Cheryl,Me and Sylvia

My Mom and Dad came all the way from Colorado for my Party

My Brother Rich (from Colorado) talking with Artist Brenda Reilly

The Haunted couple (Me and my husband Gan)


Brandi McKenna said...

I enjoyed seeing all the bad to the bone Halloween decor there Pat! Your costume also was incredible. Your home is so eclectic and beautiful, translates perfectly for Halloween.

Creager Studios said...

OH MY GOODNESS.... What WONDERFUL Pictures Patty...WOW WOWO WOW I love them ALLLLL!! You and Gan look does your home... and a great big Congrats on the Super Newspaper deserve many congrats on your dedication and spirit of this wonderful holiday...

Thanks so much for sharing...

BIG Spooky Hugs

Someone's Mom said...

This may have been on a budget for you...because you have a bunch of cool stuff!

I was glad to see the Annalee collection. I have a huge Christmas collection of Annalees, and most people don't know what they are.

The party looks great!

NeMe said...

Now THAT was a party! :>

Fantasy Whispers - Vania Cruz-Perez said...

I bet you had a great time!!! Your costume looked awesome :)

Designs By CK said...

WOW!!! ~ Looked like a great party!!!

LOVE all your creative decorations, especially the Psycho shower curtain and fur JOL pillows on your LR couch.

You & Gan looked GREAT in your costumes!!! '-)

Popping in to wish you a VONDERFUL weekend.

Chris (-:


julie campbell said...

I loved seeing this, the spooktastic decor is just right ( glad you snuck sweet charlotte in, one of my all time fave films !)
and you both looked amazing,
Congratulations on a fab party
julie xxx

Lisa said...

Great Party, thanks for sharing. You should do a self sculpture of yourself, as you were disguised! Love your collection, and Hush Sweet Charlotte is one of my favorites!

KC-Design said...

OHHH...that is SO cool. I love it. Thank you for sharing ((-:

Pattee said...

OMG what wonderful photos of you and your wonderful family! I love the shower curtain and the eyeballs!!!
I loved every thing about this post!!!

Jennifer MacNeill-Traylor said...

I am in awe! I have to check out that article and get some ideas for my party. The Hitchcock bathroom is so wonderful!