Thursday, September 17, 2009

Getting in the MOOD for my trick or treaters....

Yes, I am in the mood for Halloween! I love having the neighborhood children, plus others from surrounding neighborhoods (last year around 125), visit my home! I love to see the creativity of the costumes, how well mannered the children are (Yes, most are awesome), hear the remarks on our decorations (we try to add something different every year for the children) and well, I just love to visit!!! Everyone seems so happy!
Today I started putting out a few things and re-using some of my other things to create a couple of vignettes. I think you can be scary and yet it be a little humorous~ Don't you just love the vintage clocks mixed in with everything else?I really wanted to mix some of my blackbirds in.... Michael's on sale!
I try to buy everything in these dark, vintage looking colors!
I will also use these at Thanksgiving!
I put stickers (Michael's) on a few candles and glass jars!
I love rocks, so I filled a couple of the jars with little tiny rocks!
I love the Bingo card tucked in my glass jar!
The Stickers are Martha Stewart! I don't know if I can stand to take them off after Halloween!
Monster Spider climbing out of my vase!
I hope this has inspired you to get ready for Fall!!
I have to go now and start thinking about my Goody Bags!
As one kid asked last year~ "My Grandfather said this is the house that made the best Goody Bags? Is HE right?" with a great big grin on his face! And as I pulled out the decorated liquor bag (yes, I use the long liquor bags for treats~ CHEAP) he had to say my favorite word....
WOW!!!!

15 comments:

kimmcl said...

It's all just so scary and beautiful at the same time! Great job with the fall decorating - you have definitely inspired me! Thanks! Kim

Mary said...

Yvette, you are so darned good at this stuff!! You are going to make of heck of a Grandma one of these days!! :)

Hugs!

RR Mama said...

I'm ready too!! I was just thinking about it the other day. I'm ready to make my pumpkin patch in the livingroom!

SharDon Exclusives said...

Okay now I am in the mood for fall decorations. I am going to post about some of my pumpkins and wanted to invite you over for a quick peek. My camera battery went dead and I am going to post as soon as it has enough juice to stay on to download.
I really like your candles and everything you have displayed...sharon

slommler said...

Every thing looks terrific!! I love all the combos you have created!
Hugs
SueAnn

Jean Tuthill said...

Hi Yvette, love your decorations, i love Halloween, too, have a graveyard in my front yard. Kids love it! I just wanted to let you know that I am having my 100th post giveaway and I wanted you to join in on the fun! I know you will love the stuff that I've chosen, so come over and see what it's all about.

Tara Dillard said...

Remember Penny's Garden in Tiger, or was it Clayton? She had a fabulous carved wooden black crow on the fence in the potager.

Your pics reminded me of it.

Love what you've done.

Garden & Be Well, XO Tara

Zinnia Design said...

I love this post very Fun and light hearted Halloween. I'll be posting a Fall wreath soon.

Zinnia Design said...

I love this post very Fun and light hearted Halloween. I'll be posting a Fall wreath soon.

Zinnia Design said...

I love this post very Fun and light hearted Halloween. I'll be posting a Fall wreath soon.

Zinnia Design said...

I love this post very Fun and light hearted Halloween. I'll be posting a Fall wreath soon.

kathy said...

Hey girl, wonderful decorations -- I am trying to get a handle on getting together -- in OCT -- maybe the second week --Have asked Dawn - will contact Kris also --
Been on vacation -- trying to finish halloween swaps == so out of the loop -- Kathy - ga

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Looove your fall decor...think I will use some cute little stickers that I got the other day at Target for $1.00 on some candles and jars. Look...I'm #100...do I get a special treat? Just kidding...have a great week.

Blessings,
Linda

Felicia said...

Love your fall decorations :)

chicroses said...

I love your glass containers...now I have to go to Micheals..for those halloween stickers... Just discovered your blog...really enjoy looking at your house. Beautiful kitchen...Sally

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