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Halloween at home

With every passing year my decorating style becomes less is best. For me that is.
I truly love decorations for any season and holiday. Shopping during holiday time is something I love to do with my girlfriends, and of course there is lunch and girl talk!

It is difficult not to buy every holiday decoration I fancy, but my dreams of Airstream travel trailer living are making me downsize the decorations. We don't plan on full time travel trailer living-but the thought of Maine in the Summer is on my list.

Back to the decorations:

A look at my attempt at downsizing the Halloween decorations in my house, plus having grown kids helps with less over the top decorating every nook and cranny. The fireplace mantel is where is at these days.

I love these little wooden creatures from Primitives by Kathy. The pumpkins and spider were made by my daughter. (above)

craft store find

Bath Body Works candle, pumpkin from John Wanamaker, and candle holder from Party lite.

Pottery Barn dish and Christmas Tree Shops ghost

Mrs. Grossman's stickers and Beistle Company paper decorations made in USA-stickers too.

Blow Mold ghost for the porch. made in USA. Purchased last year at ACE Hardware

Monster, yes! Made in USA. Purchased last year at ACE Hardware

Beistle pumpkins. made in USA

Primitives by Kathy

Pottery Barn dishes

craft store find

craft store find

oops, I haven't change the white candles to fall colors

squirrel corn car, too funny.
found this at CVS. on the hour is plays a boo song.

paper pumpkins with their lore of Irish traditions.
Next up Halloween fun with the tree-Dollar Tree.

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