Halloween Decor & Lighting
Oct07

Halloween Decor & Lighting

Can you believe we’re already into the holiday season?!?! I was at the mall a few days ago and saw Christmas wreaths hanging in Dillards. I had to do a double take because I was sure it was still September. It wasn’t. It was totally October 4th; clearly, the appropriate date to begin Christmas decorating. Anyway, the beginning of October does provide proper timing to decorate for … ahem … Halloween. After...

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Black & Silver Halloween
Oct22

Black & Silver Halloween

Just in case you aren’t yet sick of hearing about my dislike of all things Halloween, this post should get you there. A few weeks ago while we were decorating for fall and Halloween, I just couldn’t bring myself to put up our usual kid-friendly decorations. All that orange. It’s just so unserene to me. I have no problem admiring traditional Halloween decor in the homes of others. But my life is a little too stressful...

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Halloween Burlap Spider Wreath
Oct03

Halloween Burlap Spider Wreath

I think I’ve made it pretty clear in previous posts that I am a huge fan of burlap and other natural and neutral decorating materials. When I discovered the fun burlap owl ribbon at Wally World and made my friend her fall owl wreath, I also happened upon some burlap spider web ribbon. I decided I could use this stuff to make myself an understated Halloween Burlap Spider Wreath. Easy-peasy, right? Pfft. Making the burlap wreath...

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Burlap Fall Wreath with Owls
Sep09

Burlap Fall Wreath with Owls

  While shopping for an RCA adapter at Walmart last week, I naturally found myself in the holiday aisle and happened upon some adorable owl printed burlap ribbon. My oldest daughter’s best friend happens to love owls so I went all craft-crazy and grabbed enough stuff to whip up a burlap fall wreath with owls for her (and her mom, who loves to decorate for fall).   I used orange, brown and the owl ribbon plus a wire...

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A Frightfully Frugal Halloween
Sep26

A Frightfully Frugal Halloween

Inexpensive ways to add Halloween flair…

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