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Autumn Time To Shop For Halloween At Estate Sales

Autumn has arrived and it is time to shop for Halloween at estate sales.

Vintage or new, decorations and costumes. So many estate sales featuring Halloween.

Halloween is now a huge holiday for fun.

Check out these estate sale advertising websites.










The History of Halloween – A Video From The History Channel

Halloween is only 4 days away and most Americans don’t know the true history of this family favorite holiday.

Our thanks to the History channel for this short and interesting video on Halloween from 2000 years ago to today.

Do you have your costume? Don’t forget to check out your local estate sales starting tomorrow. You may find everything from clothing, shoes, wigs, and accessories. Check out estate sale listing websites such as EstateSale.com, EstateSales.Net and EstateSales.org and to see what ideas you can come up with. Also be sure to visit Pinterest for hundreds of ideas for DIY costumes.

Estate Sales Great Place To Shop For Halloween

Once again we are getting ready for one of the most fun, holidays of the year – Halloween

Halloween collectors already have their pieces out and we hope to have some contribute some photos to us before the 31st and costume creations are underway. Even your editor is in the spirit with Betty Boop in progress.

Here are some estate sales that we took a quick look at that you may want to spend time reviewing with vintage and new costumes and vintage clothing too.

Here from Frankie Steinz the contents of a Halloween and Masquerade shop  in Rochester, New York starting on Friday Oct. 23rd. Click here for pictures & information







In Chicago from Enchanted Attic is an estate sale that starts on Oct. 24. Click here for photos & information.







Estate sales are great places to find costumes or clothing and accessories to make into costumes.

Throwback Thursday – The Day Before Halloween

Slide1It’s throwback Thursday the day before Halloween. Here are some vintage Halloween decorations. Do you remember these?









photo-52photo-53The two middle pictures are really throwbacks. My daughters’ Halloween artwork at age 8 and “your editor” in costume at a Halloween party in 1980. The secret of the costume was what you are looking at is my back not my front. A reversed man (actually a woman). Costume parts from sales. A true throwback!

Need A Halloween Costume? Create Your Own With Clothes From Estate Sales

Halloween is two weeks from Friday and you don’t have to spend a lot of money to buy a Halloween costume.  Clothing can be repurposed to become fantastic costumes. All it takes is a little imagination. If you aren’t an imaginative person check out Pinterest.

Here is a link to Brit + Co for couple costume ideas

Here are two costumes created by your editor’s daughter for last year. For the Zombie bride and groom.

zombie wedding dresszombie shirt









Vintage clothes make wonderful and fun costumes.

vintage gownvintage hat with bird feathers















Take a look at the estate sales in your area and let your imagination go wild. Fun, lower cost, and green.

Video of Huge Antique Halloween Collection – Courtesy of Marth Stewart Living

Halloween is only 40 days away and one of the largest celebrated days on the calendar. Martha Stewart Living featured this video with a huge Halloween collection from Barbara Trujillo of Bridgehampton, CT. This video can be enlarged to full screen. EstateSalesNews.com thanks Martha Stewart Living for allowing this video to be shared.

Halloween collections are second only to Christmas collections today. If you are looking to add to or start a collection be sure to keep a look out at estate sales.
Many collectors have found great items at these sales. Check out EstateSales.Net, Estatesales.org, Estatesale.com, Estatesale.company and Tagsellit.com to see what is selling at estate sales near you.