What Our Mini Halloween 50ft Party Looks Like

So Halloween is one of my favorite holidays. And I admit, I’m using Jayden as an excuse to relive my childhood, only like 10x’s better, lol. I really like decorating our home according to season. It just makes life at home more exciting! I had the opportunity to shop Kmart’s Totally Ghoul selection using Kmart’s 50ft Party and Dawn’s Kmart Halloween Party Bluprint as inspiration.


Halloween Shopping List

Plush Pirate Mickey Treat Bowl
Assorted Candy
3 Hanging Heads
20pk Bats
4pk Spiders
Command Hooks
Freaky Fabric
Pumpkin Lights
Purple Icicle Lights (couldn’t figure out what to do with them)


With a budget of $100, I was able to get everything on my Halloween Shopping List, with enough left over to buy this super cute sorceress costume (which, by the way fits super nice)!

So. How did I incorporate my Kmart finds in our home?


Well, I decorated our front door using the freaky fabric, spiders, bats, and some glow in the dark skeletons I had on hand. I attached the fabric to the door using the Command Hooks and carefully glued the spiders, bats, and skeletons on to the fabric with tacky and hot glue. It was so much fun!


Using the hanging heads and some of the bats, I decorated our Living Room banister which compliment the garland and lights I already had on hand. *makes witch face*


I had enough freaky fabric left over to cover a bench in our entry way. I glued some leaves that I already had to the fabric to compliment our metal tree and jackolantern arrangement. Assorted candies were added to our mini treat buckets to complete the look, but of course we can’t leave them in there! Candy lovin’ toddler on the prowl!


Our plush Mickey went on top of the credenza. It currently houses our cellphones. I strung the pumpkin lights across the credenza. It’s as close as we’re getting to a decorated mantel, lol. Ignore the fingerprints on the photo frame… it is touch screen.

Ahh, that was so invigorating.

What does your 50ft Party look like? Feel free to attach images in the comments :). How are you decorating for Halloween?

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Kmart is throwing the Ultimate 50 ft party this Halloween and they want you to throw a Monster party too! Every week, Kmart will be giving away a gift card to help you have the best Halloween party ever. The sweepstakes starts on 9/13 and ends on 10/24 and it’s super easy to enter. Go to the Kmart Facebook page, like the page, and enter your information for a chance to win up to $1,500!!! You can enter once per week, for a total of 6 entries to win Kmart gift cards to throw your own Monster party. See official sweepstakes rules on the Facebook page.

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is the founder of Sophistishe. She's a free spirit, rental rebel, curator of pretty things, lover of vintage pyrex, and the tropics. Sheena can be found in NW Indiana with her husband and two scrumptious boys, clutching kraft paper, chalkboard paint, sriracha and chipotle pepper.


  • Reply October 24, 2011


    I’m sure your son thinks you’re the best mom for this! (and for many other reasons, too!)

  • Reply October 24, 2011


    WOW! You are so ambitious!! You did a great job – everything looks wonderfuL!

  • Reply October 24, 2011


    Can’t wait for halloween!

  • Reply October 24, 2011

    Tiffany Hoyt

    Before this post I thought that I decorated a lot for halloween. :)

  • Reply October 24, 2011


    I don’t have many Halloween decorations.

  • Reply October 24, 2011


    cute stuff,

  • Reply October 24, 2011


    I don’t decorate much for Halloween – just enough so that the neighborhood kids know that this house gives out candy lol. But to be honest, your post kind of inspired me and I might borrow your credenza ideas.

  • Reply October 24, 2011

    Jen V

    With small kids, I don’t decorate with anything that is too scary.  I tend to use cutesy decorations like scarecrows and pumpkins.  I also have a lot of handmade decorations that I have made through the years. 

    I love that Mickey Mouse that you are using to store your cell phones.  Too cute!

  • Reply October 23, 2011

    Carolyn Daley

    I miss having a Kmart close by. Our local store closed down about five years ago and the nearest store is about a 40 minute drive. I love your staircase with the orange light and I love the way you made a web out of fabric to hang spiders and bats.

  • Reply October 21, 2011


    I love the way you used the decorations. Very creative work! I want to decorate too but I have to move next month, so no decor here):

  • Reply October 19, 2011


    Holy snap, you went all out! It looks GORGEOUS. I love your Halloween tree!

  • Reply October 17, 2011


    Gorgeous! Not that I’m surprised. I am totally ripping off that gauze door decoration with the spiders. Cool!!!

    • Reply October 17, 2011


      Go right ahead! If your door gets a lot of sunlight, a few pieces may melt off, but just glue and replace!

  • Reply October 17, 2011

    leann lindeman

    Great decorations!  Halloween is my fav.

  • Reply October 17, 2011

    mary brown

    Everything looks great! I love Mickey with the pumkins

  • Reply October 14, 2011


    Love your decoration, boo~~~

  • Reply October 13, 2011

    Barb Myers

    I love what you did with the stairs. The orange lights look really good.

  • Reply October 12, 2011


    I love the spider web decorations. It’s super cute.

  • Reply October 12, 2011


    cute love all the pumpkins!

  • Reply October 12, 2011


    Can’t go wrong with the Swedish Fish/Sour Patch Kids pack.  I always buy that one myself!

  • Reply October 12, 2011

    Kelly Trzesniak

    we carve pumpkins and set up our halloween haunted house scene

  • Reply October 12, 2011


    I love those pumpkin lights!

  • Reply October 12, 2011

    Cynthia Conley

    Love the lights on the staircase.  Spooky!

  • Reply October 12, 2011


    Looks good! It kinda bothers me that stores are setting up for Christmas before October even begins. Halloween seems to be less and less popular.

    • Reply October 12, 2011


      Thanks! I know what you mean. Kmart had all their Christmas stuff out right next to the Halloween goods. I was so tempted to explore, lol.

  • Reply October 11, 2011


    Looks great! I love the staircase decorations the best

    • Reply October 12, 2011


      Thank you! I thought they were pretty cool too :).

  • Reply October 11, 2011


    Love the decorations. I’m really into decorating for Halloween so it’s good to know good deals exist so I don’t have to break the bank too much. Love your creativity and budgeting methods! :)

  • Reply October 11, 2011


    It looks great! I love those mini treat buckets.

    I too am reliving my Halloween memories with Soren.  I’m sure we’ll be adding to the decor each year, especially picking up things after the holiday on clearance. 

    • Reply October 11, 2011


      Thanks! The treat buckets were from Pottery Barn Kids. I can’t wait to grab a few things post Halloween!

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