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Sunday, October 12, 2008

Halloween Decor

Kimba over at a Soft Place to Land is sponsoring a Halloween Party, so I thought I'd share a few of my Halloween decorations. Please keep in mind that I'm not a fan of white walls (in fact, they're pretty much making me cRaZy)...I know this paint color had to be picked out by a straight man (no offense, guys!) because there is not a dab of estrogen in it! We've only been in this house a year, so I'm still selecting paint colors.

Foyer

The wreath is too high, but I need to find some more matching ribbon before I can change it.

I change this out seasonally...I DO silk plants because my thumb is very brown! One of the few "cats" allowed in my house due to GG's allergies. Family Room I love their goofy little faces. These came from JoAnne's several years ago.
These fireplace vases still need some branchy stuff.

My little Big Lots ghost (he was a bird feeder)... love that smile....who can resist a happy ghost?
I came upon this little trick-or-treater at the annual Charles Dickens Christmas show one year in Myrtle Beach, SC. This lady that lived there was dying of cancer, and had donated her entire collection of Anna Lees to be sold to raise money for local area churches, so I couldn't resist.
Sorry about the flash... Keeping Room Kitchen

Found this cutie at my 2nd home....HOME GOODS, last week....couldn't resist....



Bought this wine bottle for the painting on it. :O) .....I know, I'm half cRaZy!

Dining Room (my other wall sconce was in the shop for some minor adjustments)A little of this and that...Little witch for holding Halloween cards for Sweet Baby...


And I seem to have a thing for collecting pillows too....

Thanks for visiting my Halloween/fallish tour! Have a nice week!

17 comments:

Bo said...

Hi Tardevil...Your name cracks me up! Your home is stunning and you have decorated it so tastefully... It is so fun to decorate for the seasons when little ones are in the home... ;-) Bo

jeanne said...

Hello Tardevil, Your touches of fall and Halloween everywhere in your lovely home are fun and festive. A peek at your decor is nice too. Loved the pillow with the birds. Your fireplace is great and my dh would love the set up with the tv on the wall.

I am posting my thrifty buys tomorrow. Also what to do with those bargains to make a small gift to give at Christmas. Thanks for the idea.

Jeanne-Backyard Neighbor

tardevil said...

Hi Jeanne,
I seem to have problems coming over to your blog for some reason...can't figure out why. The pillow came from Z Gallerie, and I'm ashamed of how much I paid for it b/c I'm generally very thrifty, but I splurged b/c I really liked it. I, actually, dislike the way my fireplaces are, but that is how all the new homes were around here. Guess it's some kind of trend. My GG says all he needs is a couch & a tv, so I guess he's set. I like putting pictures or mirrors above my f/p, but I know I am blessed either way just to have a tv and heat. Please stop back by w/ your link so I can see your deals. I love a good deal!!!

Beverly said...

Wow, everything looks fantastic. I love all of your autumn touches.

I'm sorry, but I just can't feel any love for your TarHeels. Your husband hasn't been supplementing my income, but tell him he has a family of comrades in my home. Our son graduated from NC State, and I have to pull for them, too. But, never against my Devils.

We can still be buddies though - I love, love, love me some Home Goods.

Heavenly Chic Interiors said...

Hello Tardevil, aka "Sista" ;o
Love your home. I am very jealous - you have so many rooms to decorate, and how lovely they all look. You are right, orange looks great in your home over red. Orange really ads a lot of energy to a room.

Good luck trying to find your perfect burnt orange pillows.

Cheers,

T

P.S. I am going to add favorite links to my post and will add you to my link page. Could you have a longer blog name ;)

jeanne said...

Tardevil, I came over to figured out why my link didn't work yesterday. I am going to test it again. I hope this works. Hugs...Jeanne

jeanne said...

OK, I think my second message is good for my link.

Check it out...Jeanne

Bo said...

Hey...I'm up way too late also...you can come by anytime for a glass of Barefoot or whatever's in the house...LOL...;-) Bo

Bella Casa said...

Everything looks so festive!

Love that apple green in your kitchen!!! :)

HomeGoods rocks!!!

Bella

Bo said...

I'm baaack...(evil laugh) hehe...you've been served...come by my blog and see what I mean... ;-) Bo

Stephanie ~ Angelic Accents said...

Hi Tardevil!! Your home is absolutely beautiful! Thanks so much for the tour. I love all your fall & Halloween decor'! Just the right touches everywhere.

Big TX Hugs,
Stephanie
Angelic Accents

Susan (Moonlight and Magnolias on RMS) said...

Wow, I want to come live in your house...great decorations! Love the black cat with the arched back! Susan

santamaker said...

Hey There, thanks so much for the kreative award! I really appreciate you thinkin' of me! Just toured your house, honey, it's just perfect! Love all of the fall and halloween touches! Especially love you kitchen, it looks great!

laurie said...

Thanks for stopping by my blog. Your halloween decor is so cute, and I LOVE your kitchen. laurie (bargainhunr)

Penny said...

Woohoo I found another awesome blog! You are a trip and I love you already. Hey, I have the same tray behind my stove. No kidding. You have a beautiful home.

Hugs, Penny

tardevil said...

Thanks, Penny! I tried to click on your name b/c there are several Penny's, and I couldn't tell which one you are, and I couldn't get to you, so I hope you see this!

The Berry's Patch said...

Your house looks so cute with all your Halloween decor! You have such a beautiful home. :-)