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Monday, October 24, 2011

Halloween Around Home.

Happy Monday everyone! It was yet another beautiful Fall weekend here on the island. I spent Saturday
afternoon in the western part of the island with a client (whose living room is coming along beautifully!) and stayed close to home the rest of the weekend. Yesterday, we made homemade soup and biscuits which was perfect for a Fall day. You know what that means - lots of leftovers for today. Yum:)

I'm not a big holiday decorator, other than Christmas of course! But I decided to share a few simple Halloween vignettes around my home with you today.


A black feather wreath adorns the front door with a black satin ribbon. This literally took 2 minutes to make. I just wrapped two feather boas from the Dollarama around a wreath form.


A tiny cake stand in the kitchen is home to a white pumpkin. 
Anyone else have the problem with their pumpkins rotting in these? 
No big deal but I am constantly checking it for fuzz.. :)


A few more simple arrangements....


And last, my mantel. Stephane is a lover of Halloween. Me, not so much. I thought I'd be nice and make the attempt at spooking things up a bit here. It turned out kinda cool but unfortunately doesn't photograph very well so you're just getting a peek. 


The best part about it was that he actually took an interest and helped out which was fun! 
The EEK letters were from Walmart and I spray painted them black. We added an extra feather boa and a mask to the mirror and threw up some cobwebs. Add some white pumpkins from my Fall mantel and voila! It's supposed to have a glamour Halloween feel:)

Have a super week everyone and have fun getting those costumes ready! 

10 comments:

  1. Wow really festive! looks great!

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  2. I adore little touches of the Holiday! Great job!

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  3. Love the feather boa idea! What is dollarama? Like the Dollar Tree? Everything looks great! I don't really like decorating for halloween... so I wrap fall and thanksgiving into one!

    Have a great week!

    Tiffany

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  4. I managed to escape the Halloween decorating this year because we're moving this week. It seems like too much work for such a short season but you have done a brilliant job of incorporating it without going overboard. Really nice!

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  5. Love your decor! I'm not a huge fan of decorating for Halloween either, but I think that you've done a great job with your decor!

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  6. Wow - well done!I agree that I'm not much of a halloween decorator except for a jack o lantern the night of :) But your boa-wreath is genius!! I am loving that. PS - my gourds / mini pumpkins are getting a bit spotty...I guess it just happens, but I find it happens quicker in vases.

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  7. How I wish we celebrated Thanksgiving in New Zealand - all these beautiful pictures in the blogosphere make me very jealous.

    Andrea x

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  8. You should try putting a little packet of silica gel (from a shoe box or purse purchase) in there and see if it takes some of the moisture out. I love that feather wreath - and the color of your front door!

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  9. Hi Jane...new follower here. Loved the boa wreath. Looking forward to seeing your christmas decor!

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  10. Hi! Visiting from Hodge Podge and have to tell you that I ADORE your green door!!
    Camille

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Love hearing from you! Thanks so much :)