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2014 Halloween Costume and Pumpkin Carving Contest Winners

The staff of would like to thank all of our wonderful costume designers and pumpkin carvers who entered our two 1st annual Halloween contests. You can check out all of the awesome entries on the Costume Couture page and the Pumpkin Carving page.

Our staff voted on our top three favorites and we awarded 3 points for every 1st place nod, 2 points for every 2nd place nod, and 1 point for every 3rd place nod. After tallying up all the points, we foundĀ at our six winners.

Timpani drumroll please!

In third place for the pumpkin carving contest by Chloe B:


In second place for the pumpkin carving contest by Amanda:


In first place for the pumpkin carving contest, we have a pumpkin by Kajsa:


And now for our Costume Couture winners!

In third place for their costume as Katniss and Peeta by Alex and Nat:

Entry #001 - Katniss and Peeta
Entry #001 – Katniss and Peeta

In second place for her costume as a District 4 rebel, we have Sarah:

Entry #004 - District 3 Rebel
Entry #004 – District 3 Rebel

Finally, in first place for her Effie Trinket costume, we have Valerie, who is actually a teen librarian! She won our contest by a landslide!

Entry #008 - Catching Fire Effie
Entry #008 – Catching Fire Effie

Valerie had actually submitted two photos, but we were only able to post the one for the contest. You can see her makeup and hair in detail below:


Great job to every one of our contestants. We hope you had fun and hope to see you again in next year’s contest!

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A 40-year-old mom to three living in Honolulu, Hawaii, Crystal Watanabe is a full-time freelance fiction editor.

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