Hey, there! I hope you all had a great weekend. Since the days are ticking away to Halloween, I thought I would share some of my simple decorations with you today! I was so excited when I pulled out my Fall decor last month because I had just enough to sort of ease my way into the season — here in Arizona temperatures don’t really start to drop until right about now. I’m looking forward to doing some more decorating when my Halloween things come down, but for now, this is what I’ve got!
Our dining area got a fun splash of Halloween with our Halloween Town up on the top of the bookshelf. This always sort of acts as our mantle, and I love having it in lieu of a fireplace mantle for now. I zhushed up some black spooky netting, and my husband and I nestled the Halloween Town on top. It lights up at night, which is really fun, but is also really difficult to take good pictures of. ;-)
This is just an easy little centerpiece I threw together for the top of our dining table. The bowl is vintage Waterford, and the leaves are just a couple of garlands from the Dollar Store strategically wrapped around a candle from Hob Lob.
I bought that pumpkin candle from Target a couple of weeks ago and have already burned through it. It’s pretty orange mercury glass, and I am probably going to buy another one because I miss it already. The rope candlesticks are from Anthropologie and usually look really nautical but I think with the orange pumpkin, they add a pretty natural element. And of course I had to bring out my super-cozy faux fur throw from Restoration Hardware that my mother- and father-in-law bought for us last Christmas. We love snuggling underneath it — it’s so warm!
And then there’s my fun DIY mummy wreath hanging on our door. :-) Greyson loves Halloween so I really made an effort to decorate for him this year. This wreath was pretty simple, I just used a tutorial from Bower Power Blog (http://www.bowerpowerblog.com/) and hung it on a Command Hanger, then Velcro’d the arm of the wreath to the door. The worms are glow-in-the-dark and you can find packs of them at the Dollar Store!
Have you done any Halloween decorating yet? I have a whole Pinterest board dedicated to Halloween — it has been so much fun finding projects and recipes to try out. What would we do without Pinterest? ;-)
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