Monday, October 06, 2008

Monday Miscellanea-Halloween Decorating

Welcome to my Halloween home! I am participating in Kimba's (from A Soft Place to Land) Halloween Party! I'm really excited to see all of the wonderful ideas out there in blogland. Let's get started.

This year, I decided to tone down my Halloween decor this year. I've been really feeling a need for some simplicity, so my decor for this holiday is a bit pared back.

First, my living room:

IMG_0056 One of my many ravens perching in a cactus.






Some of my beautiful IMG_0059milk glass collection. It's hard to tell, but there's a large raven sitting in there.






A shot of the top of my armoire. Just some big glass jars filled with Indian corn and a raven, faux leaves and some wheat. (I have to IMG_0058keep it up out of the reach of the cat!)







A cute little spooky kitty out for a fun night of tricking and treating.IMG_0062







A cute little Jack-O-Lantern.

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And another sweetie. (Sorry for the pic quality. No natural light here today).

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The top pf my antique dresser. There's a tag with a raven, one with Edgar Allen Poe and the third with a Poe quote.

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My final little Jack-O-Lantern with a "nevermore" tag made by me.

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A little hanging plaque I made with a sweet little vintage image.

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The "BOO" hanging on the linen closet door.

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The entryway from our garage. Frames purchased from the dollar store and painted. Vintage images printed from the internet.

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Finally, my favorite new item which resides above my refrigerator. It's a plate with a rub on! Also shown is a creepy little basket full of apples.

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That's it! I hope you enjoyed the tour! I am looking forward to checking out all of your ideas. Thanks for stopping by.

-Nancy

20 comments:

Kristi said...

What fun decorations! I love that plate on your fridge, too!

Caitlin said...

Wow! I love your decorations! Elegant simplicity! I wish that I could choose one thing that was my favorite... but I can't! I loved it all! Maybe the tags on the candles? Cool idea!
Happy Halloween!

Vintage Mommy said...

I like your white urns. They make the orange really stand out!

Darlene said...

I LOVE all of your Halloween decorations!! They are all FABULOUS!

Sheila said...

Don't you just love milk glass! I really love the vintage pictures printed and framed! so fun and easy...where'd you find the images??

Nancy said...

Sheila:
I found the clipart online last year-maybe on flickr (?) I can't remember. I know I didn't buy it-I'm too cheap! :)
-Nancy

Marcy said...

Can I just say that I love your decorations? They look awesome!

I just realized today that it is time for me to start getting out my Halloween stuff to add to the fall decorations that I already have out.

Thanks so much for stopping by and commenting! Have a great week!

Empty Nest Full Life said...

Oh my I like all of your decorations. The set of 3 candles are very nice. Like them a lot. Jackie

Messy Jessy MN said...

Good Job! I like how you simply added decorations to your already existing milk glass collection!

tiffany said...

What kind of rub on? I want to make the plate!

tidymom said...

Your home and fall goodies are wonderfull!!! Thanks for the tour!!

Happy Fall!
~Tidymom

Nancy said...

Tiffany:
The rub-on came from Michaels. I think it was K & Company.
:)
-Nancy

Astrid said...

I love all your decorations! However, I REALLY love that last plate! Is the rub on permanent? :)

Nancy said...

Astrid:
I think the rub-on is just temporary.
Thanks for stopping by. :)
-Nancy

Jen r. said...

Great decorations and I LOVE that cat!

Meghan said...

Love it!
Totally dig that plate!!

Amara said...

Love your Halloween home. Looking great…!

new every morning said...

Everything is so fun!

Happy Fall!

Emily said...

Cute decorations! Love your web bowl.

Kimba said...

Wow! You've got so much great halloween inspiration in this post! I can't believe I'm still working my way around to visit everyone from my party.

Thanks for coming to my party!
Happy halloween,
Kimba