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Halloween Decorations

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I have so much stuff for every holiday that has covered so many trends. I decided to go whimsical this year for my mantle and use the items I used when my kids were home. There is everything from plastic to cloth and wax to beaded!
For my mailbox, I am using the same weatherproof pupkin I used last year and have embelished it with more silk flowers and leaves which will weather well too! This is my progress so far. (Please excuse the mess on the table...glass tops my daughter is storing and should be moving out soon! But they do make a wonderful work space! Easy to wipe up after making a mess!)

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  • Dee W
    Dee W Senecaville, OH
    on Sep 22, 2012

    Don't you just love the colors of fall? I keep my things for years as well, there is always a spot for them. Like the mailbox idea, will you post a pic when you are done?

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Sep 23, 2012

    Thanks ladies...and I will post a photo of mailbox when done. I think I love scarecrows because they look a lot like I look getting out of bed every morning!!! Hee, hee! And they like wearing baggy clothes too! (There were times when I occasionally liked showing off a few curves in tight clothes, but now my lumps are more happy in baggy ones!)

  • Dee W
    Dee W Senecaville, OH
    on Sep 23, 2012

    Lol Jeanette. Nothing was about comfort when we were young, we learned as we got older. Although I still loooove my heels, no flats for me yet!

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Sep 24, 2012

    Two very sad days in a woman's life...the day she loses her girlish giggle and the day she learns no more high heels! Some ladies can pull off heels, but after 70, it is risky! I am not vain enough to risk being cripple! Got too many projects to do to risk being laid up..HA!

  • Becky H
    Becky H Tampa, FL
    on Sep 24, 2012

    What a wonderful collection you have Jeanette, and artfully arranged. With the varying sizes of pumpkins, your mantel looks like a pumpkin patch w/the scarecrows guarding it. Cool!

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