Thursday, September 25, 2014

Halloween Décor is Fun



I live in the sticks where company is few and far between. That doesn’t stop me from adding festive touches around the yard. Distant neighbors who live across the canal up on the hill can easily see the latest decorations around the property.


 It gets dark out here and even a witch can’t count on her GPS or radar to warn that a door is looming ahead. I just had to get a shot of her plastered against the glass before helping her down and sending her on her way with a new broom, some cookies, and fruit punch.


Decorations from each season are kept in sealed plastic tubs. It makes it so easy to keep my favorite items ready to use when the holiday rolls around again. Solar pumpkin lights are a delight to place out along the driveway and around the mailbox. 
 
This year I’m considering making October bouquets with streamers to hang along the fence.  This is a fun decoration for the kids to make, as well. Use some of the autumn artificial flowers you’re about ready to replace, or get some from your local economy or thrift shop. 

Make several bouquets to hang from branches, fences, and gates. Tape the stems tightly together near the base of the flowers. Tie ribbons or strips of material around the tape and make a fancy or distressed bow. Add old pieces of jewelry or glow-in-the-dark stickers that glimmer with an air of mystery after the sun goes down.
What are some of the ways you add cheer to the fall holidays?

25 comments:

  1. I decorate more for Halloween than I do for Christmas. Halloween is so much fun and I totally get into it!

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  2. I would love to decorate, but I never do. I think your bouquets sound fantastic. I might even be able to pull them off myself.

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  3. I love the solar pumpkin lights. How cute are they? We don't do too much decorating other than a pumpkin.

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  4. We will be decorating this weekend. We go all out. Even put out lots of lights like some would do for Christmas lol.

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  5. I love decorating for Halloween! It's a lot of fun and you can get so creative!

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  6. Halloween is one of my very favorite holidays to decorate for. I go all out! :)

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  7. I used to really get into decorating for Halloween. This year I am not planning on doing much of anything.

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  8. We plan to pull out the Halloween and fall decor this weekend. The witch smashed on your door is too funny!

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  9. That witch is so funny! I don't do a lot of Halloween decorating.

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  10. They are really fun! People in my neighborhood go all out with decorating their yards. Always fun to see

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  11. Witch crash is classic! I love decorating for the holidays!

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  12. I like the idea of hanging things from the fences. We used to do that too when we lived in a place that had a fenced backyard. :)

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  13. I love the Witch Crash! Decorating for Halloween is so much fun!

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  14. I don't usually decorate much for Halloween - but just for fall in general. Now though, that the kiddo is getting bigger, I know he'd love the fun Halloween stuff. Guess momma is gonna have to get busy! The witch decorations are just too cute.

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  15. I live in the country too. Only, my house faces the tiny town highway that connects us all. It's pretty busy but for some reason not even that gets me in the decorative spirit. I have a few Halloween and fall decorations. Sometimes I think time and money get to me more than they should.

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  16. Halloween is my favorite holiday to decorate for. You can get REALLY creative.

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  17. I need to get my box down! We have lots of cute Halloween decor items, thanks for the reminder

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  18. We don't celebrate Halloween, but I LOVE fun fall decor. Any fun decor is...well...fun! Lol.

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  19. Hi Lori,

    Last fall I made tons of decorations using yard waste laying around my yard. I made wreaths and witch's brooms, indoor and outdoor decorations. I loved making them and you can't beat free craft supplies!

    Happy crafting this weekend,

    Victoria
    Mom Does Reviews

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  20. I like that you decorate for yourself and not caring much if others will see it. I love Halloween and decorate like crazy.

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  21. I like making wreaths. In fact, I bought all of the items I needs to make a fall deco wreath yesterday and plan to make one later today!

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  22. I love Halloween decor in black and white. I'm going to try to make a black and white pumpkin for our doorstep this year.

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  23. We always go all out for Halloween. The whole neighborhood does. It's so much fun for the kids and adults!

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  24. I don't decorate much but I would like to. I have a ton of Christmas decorations, so I'm going make a clear effort to decorate for the holidays this year.

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  25. Halloween can be a fun year for decor. I saw on another blog a very chic black and white themed Halloween decor and that was amazing! I love being festive!

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