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Spooky Stuff - Halloween Mantle!

The annual Halloween mantel is officially up!

This year, I used some of the same elements from past years, but also ventured out to the Dollar Store to pick up some new items for next to nothing! I finished it off with a homemade printable in a Gothic frame I bought at TJ Maxx from the clearance section.

I pulled some books from the shelf in the family room, and found the large vase that's sitting on top of the books under the house. I haven't used it in a while and it was this ugly puke green color, so I grabbed some black spray paint and made it "Halloweeny." Items I picked up from the Dollar Store: mini skulls to fill the vases, black mesh fabric, moss and mini pumpkins. I found the black owl candle at World Market, and the bird was from Michael's.



I made the owl art from some images I found online. I think birds just add an extra creepy factor to Halloween - especially owls! Those eyes just give me the willies! To print your own, just click here.

I'm still working on a couple of other decorations for the house...stayed tuned to see what fun and frightening things I come up with!!

Comments

  1. Ok I LOVE all of your fall decor! it looks great. I can't wait to see more.

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  2. You always have the best seasonal decor!!

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  3. Oh wow, that is a fabulous Halloween mantle. So pretty & spooky! And I love the owls. Just perfection.

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  4. Oh, I know you are in your glory this time of year! Always love to see what you're working on for Halloween! Do you mind if I make some mentions of a couple of your Halloween ideas in a SoMo post? I'll link back to you so my readers can stay tuned for what's in store. Thanks. Lmk!
    S

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  5. Love it. The bats were the perfect finishing touch!

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  6. Love it.....I really like the way each piece is interesting as a stand alone then becomes a part of the bigger picture as well. Very creative!

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  8. Your mantel decor is very halloween. Love what you did

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  9. I really love the orange splotches of color with the pumpkins. I'm already in the process of getting chimney cleaners to fix up my fireplace so I can plan in advance what I want my seasonal decor will be.

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