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Monday, October 5, 2009

Fall exterior decorations.....you wanted to see some closeups.

I showed a sneak peek last week on the front door. Below are some close ups of the ghost, door wreaths and more. Enjoy! I'll get on my broom and put my witches hat on and take a few lanterns and off we go................



Patio right off the garage side door. Mums planted here this week-end.

On the right side of the door the owl is in the center of the wreath. Black and orange
ribbon. (bought at hobby lobby).







Just a few pumpkins on the table outside on the covered porch. Still to decorate
more.


The decorations wound not be complete: the barn has to be decorated too.

Barn

Close up on the wreath over at the barn. I need to revamp this wreath next year.



Left side of the front entry door. This one has a crow in the center; peering out at you.





The boo ribbon is so cute with small crows on the stems of the pumpkin


Witches hat.


The ghost are on tomato stakes, Christmas lights and white sheet material.
Pattern found at Joann's Fabric.










Used the two tone hat ribbon; boo and the black and orange stripe.



My witch night light as you come in from the garage.

Tapped the pumpkins off to get ready for black spray painting.




I chose to make two large ghost and one small. My sister has one large and two small
and my daughter has one large and three small. They are popping up everywhere.




I change different colors every year on the mum colors in the flower pots.
All mums are then put in the flower beds.

Fall flower arrangement; one of my favorite flowers are large sun flowers.





Thank you for visiting. Busy week this week; doing a huge wedding.
Not much time to blog.
Blossom






















32 comments:

Miss Janice said...

I adore your Halloween decorations. The wreaths are gorgeous and the ribbon is sooo cute. Those ghosts are just the cutest things also. Excellent job!

Designs on 47th Street said...

Awesome decorations! I love so much of it, but really love the lanterns with the witch hat. And I love those cute, cute ghost! Oh and I love the painted striped pumpkins.

Great job!
Donna

Shelia said...

Everything looks so nice! You've really done a great job getting ready for Fall!
Be a sweetie,
Shelia ;)

Confessions of a Plate Addict said...

Hi Anita! I LOVE your decorations...just wonderful! I love the idea of painting the pumpkins...so cute! Your wreaths are all simply gorgeous! You are a very talented lady!! Happy wekend...hugs...Debbie

The Whispering Creek House said...

Very nice ! I have been busy too I made a pumpkin chandlier! i am going to hang it in my barn! Your walkway is so inviting! I need to get mine done!

Bellamere Cottage said...

Everything looks just lovely!

Blessings,
Spencer

Julie Harward said...

I love the ghosts with the lights, and the witch hat, such cute wreaths! Isn't it all so fun?! I just love to decorate (with the grands in mind) and make the house cute! These next few holidays are my favorite..fall is here for sure!
Come say hi :D

blushing rose said...

One of the nicest presentations I've seen thus far! TY for sharing such beauty decorations.

Have a great week. TTFN ~Marydon

Happy To Be/ Gl♥ria said...

It's all just beautiful Anita...Love the pumpkin the best girl...Hope you have a great wedding my friend...Hugs and smiles Gl♥ria

Linda@Coastal Charm said...

Gotta say those ghosts at your front door are just toooo cute...thanks for sharing!

Blessings,
Linda

Eileen said...

You did such a beautiful job decorating inside and out!
I really love it all! Thanks for sharing all your ideas!
All the best,
Eileen

Risa said...

Those ghosts are so cute!!

Blondie's Journal said...

You have done an excellent job decorating for fall and Halloween. And you have all of the goulish things I love without it becoming garish!! Love it. And love your home!! Are those boxwoods along the walk by your barn?? I adore them!

xoxo
Jane

Brenda @Just a Bed of Roses said...

love your striped pumpkins...probably lots of fun to paint them!

Gary and Elizabeth~ said...

I love your witch hat! and yourpumkins are great fun. Every thing looks wonderful.
Enjoy your day,
Elizabeth

Andrea said...

Love the spray painted pumpkins..thought you painted them at first..gonna try that idea!

Happy Decorating,
ag

Tootsie said...

oh girl...you have done such a beautiful job....just perfect! I just want to come and visit so badly!!!!
oh...good luck with that wedding...we can wait!

Nishant said...

Awesome decorations! I love so much of it, but really love the lanterns with the witch hat. And I love those cute, cute ghost! Oh and I love the painted striped pumpkins.
Work From Home

Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality said...

Hi, Anita, thanks for letting me know about the books, I haven't received mine either. I have an email into them! Will let you know something.

Lynne (lynnesgiftsfromtheheart) said...

Hi sweetie, I love all your fall decor. Those darling ghosts stole my heart. They are just the cutest things. Thanks for taking time to swing in and say hello... good luck with all the wedding preparations... hugs ~lynne~

Laura said...

I LOVE your wreaths and thanks so much for sharing the "secret" of the ghosts!! I've GOT to do them, too!

Anonymous said...

Anita I think I left my comment on the wrong blog! I love love love all that you did. I was looking for inspiration and I sure found it. You go girl!

Sasha

Danielle (Life with the Hewitt Family) said...

Wow! Your Halloween Decorations are amazing! I especially love those ghosts!

Denise said...

I love your fall decor, the pumpkin even looks good with green stripes! Are the covers for the tomato cages bought ones? or did you make them. I have tom cages, I'd love to do that to them!

The Berry's Patch said...

Wow, everything looks fantastic!! I was going to make those ghosts a couple of years ago. They are so cute!

The DIY Show Off said...

What are you talking about girl?! (Thanks for your comment on my fall decor at Evangelines). Your front door and entire entry is GORGEOUS. I'm so jealous. Your decor looks beautiful and perfectly festive! Love it!

Roeshel :)

Sara's Sweet Surprise said...

Hello~What caught my immediate attention was those adorable ghosts in the tomato cages. Their smiles are so cutely animated. I'm a big fan of making my decor Halloween friendly. Yours is wonderfully presented from the gorgeous wreaths and mums to the three whimsical ghosties. Inviting for any trick or treater.

Was the Joann Fabric pattern from this year? I'd sure like to find it.

Sweet wishes,
Sara

fiberdoodles said...

Your decorations are just adorable!

Kathleen said...

Your decorations are just lovely! So tasteful..
Happy Halloween..

Janean said...

GREAT decorations!

Windows, Siding, Roofing and more... said...

Modern decorative ideas can be great. Shouldn't we look for the modern siding, roofing and windows instruments?

Brooklyn replacement windows

Anonymous said...

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