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Weekend DIY: Halloween Luminaries

Sep 27, 2013 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

Halloween is just around the corner. That calls for making some unique home decor and costumes (which I’ll be posting more about in the coming weeks). First up are these adorable luminaries that you can use inside or outside. Julie and Gleeful Things shows us how to make these using glass jars we’d normally recycle,

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DIY: Retro Robot Halloween Costume

Oct 20, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

If you’ve been procrastinating about a kid’s costume for the upcoming Halloween festivities, here’s a spectacular do-it-yourself robot costume we found over at Spoonful. Using odds and ends, duct tape, dryer duct and foil components, this project should take but a few hours and pack a lot of “out of this world” punch. Best thing?

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Spooktacular Halloween Party Ideas

Oct 02, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  2 Comments

Halloween is my absolute favorite time of year.  So it only seemed right to pick up a few of Retro Planet’s Halloween offerings to kick off the season in style, and maybe give a few party tips and fun ideas for folks who want to throw a killer Halloween bash. I purchased brain and heart

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Seeing the World Through Funny Glasses

Mar 06, 2012 |  Retro Staff |  No Comments

I recently had the pleasure of writing descriptions for a bunch of novelty glasses we just got in.  By “a bunch,” I mean 55 different styles!  These are a great addition to our already huge selection of novelty and costume glasses, which in all honesty I’d never really checked until now.  Many are made in

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