Halloween Decorating

Fall Entryway Makeover- Decorate your Front Door for Autumn

This fall entryway makeover brings in the rustic colors of autumn to my front doorway. #LowesFallDecor #IC #ad

This post was sponsored by Lowe’s as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central and all opinions expressed in my post are my own. It’s time for a Fall Entryway Makeover. This Fall Entryway Makeover takes my front door and entry through from fall and right into Thanksgiving with natural elements and the rustic…

Halloween party tips – Budget Friendly Ghoulish Fun for Halloween

Halloween party tips

I love this time of the year.  The heat of the summer is almost gone and the leaves are starting to turn color.  And, more importantly, it is the beginning of three months of non stop parties and entertaining. If you are planning on having a scary get together for Halloween, these budget friendly Halloween…

Hurricane Lamp Fall Centerpiece – Rustic Autumn Table Decor

hurricane lamp centerpiece

Fall is the time for rustic decor projects in muted tones of autumn leaves.  This hurricane lamp fall centerpiece combines the colors of fall into a super quick and easy to make rustic table decor that will grace any autumn table. It would look lovely on a Thanksgiving table. I enjoy making inexpensive home decor…

Clay Pot Pumpkin – Terracotta Pumpkin Candy Dish

Finished clay pot pumpkin

Don’t you just love fast and easy home decor ideas that add seasonal flair to your home at very little cost? Me, too!  This clay pot pumpkin looks great as a decor item and also does double duty as a candy dish.  Win – win in my book! I love working with clay pots.  I…

Terracotta Candy Jar – Clay Pot Candy Corn Holder

Candy corn holder

This adorable Terracotta Candy Jar will delight your trick or treating youngsters.  It is made to look like candy corn – everyone’s favorite Halloween candy and will look really cute on your Halloween party table. I love making projects with clay pots.  The material paints easily since the pots absorb craft paint well and, often,…

Candy Corn Centerpiece

candy corn centerpiece

Are you looking for something fun and whimsical to add to your Halloween party table? This candy corn centerpiece is super easy to make and adds a spooky looking effect very quickly. I don’t know if you are like me, but I love using things found in my yard in home decor projects. It keeps…

DIY Pumpkin Projects and Crafts

Pumpkin projects

I love fall. The smells and colors abound and it’s the beginning of festive holidays for the rest of the year.  And of course it is the beginning of Everything Pumpkin Time!  These DIY pumpkin projects will add lots of seasonal decor to your home with very little cost. You can carve pumpkins and there…

DIY Scrap Wood Pumpkins – Cute Fall Curb Appeal

Scrap wood pumpkins with moss and pine cones

I love making home decor projects that either use supplies I have on hand or can be recycled from something else.  In the case of these scrap wood pumpkins, the starting point was an old mail box post that was left over when I gave our front mail box a makeover this summer. I just…

Quick and Easy Halloween DIY projects

Halloween decor projects

Halloween is the beginning of the festive season that seems to lend itself to decorating.  Try one of these cute Halloween DIY projects to dress up your home and yard for the holiday and for fall in general. The colors of autumn really lend themselves to setting a Halloween mood. Bring the outdoor inside with colorful…

Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial – Super Easy DIY Project

Grocery Bag Dispenser

Are you a grocery bag hoarder?  I have always been one.  They have so darn many uses, that it is a shame to just throw them away when you come back from a shopping trip.  But keeping them tidy can be a problem. This DIY Grocery Bag Dispenser Tutorial gives me a place to keep…

No Carve Autumn Leaf Pumpkin

No carve Autumn Leaf Pumpkin

Carving pumpkins is a lot of fun, especially when you do it with children, but it is also messy.  Fortunately, there are many alternatives for a carved pumpkins that will still set a fall theme around your home.  This mo mess autumn leaf pumpkin project is fast and easy to do and looks great when done. …

Autumn Makeover for My Front Entry

Just a few projects and my front entry is ready for fall.

This autumn makeover for my front entry adds seasonal flair and great curb appeal. I love everything about autumn.  When the temperatures start to fall, I know that good things are right around the corner. Having three fun holidays in a row gives me so many options for outside decorations.  This autumn makeover is perfect…

How to Make an Autumn Door Swag

Festive autumn front door swag

Decorate your entry with a festive autumn door swag. I just love decorating this time of the year.  But much of what is out there is very holiday-centric.  I like something that goes over both Halloween and Thanksgiving, so I decided to do a decorative autumn door swag this year.We redid the entry of our…

Pumpkin Carving Tips and Tricks – Carve a Pumpkin Easily

7 Tips for a Perfecly Carved Pumpkin

If you have tried your hand at pumpkin carving, you will know that an easy Jack o Lantern design is not too difficult. But attempting more elaborate designs may make you wonder why you ever ventured away from Jack!  These pumpkin carving tips will bring out the artist in any budding Halloween decorator. 7 Pumpkin…

DIY Spooky Halloween Luminaries

DIY Halloween luminaries

Spooky Halloween Luminaries Looking for something to light the way along your driveway on Halloween night?  How about one of these Mason Jar Halloween Luminaries. The project is simple to do.   Just assemble these items: (affiliate links) old mason jars rough jute black construction paper pillar candles glue stick scissors Find a shape that you…

Spooky Halloween Snake Basket – Porch Decoration

snake head basket

Halloween is such a fun time of the year for me.  I love to do crafts and DIY projects more during these few months than any other.  This spooky Halloween snake basket is a real treat. It looks scary, will delight the neighborhood trick or treaters, and adds some great curb appeal to my front entry.…

DIY Halloween Goodie Bag

DIY Halloween Goodie Bag

Spooky Halloween Goodie Bag will delight your party Guests. I just love this time of the year.  The temps are cooler, the leaves are changing and I know that the holiday season will soon be here. The kids in the neighborhood will love coming to your house this Halloween if you make these spooky Halloween…

Diy Halloween Costumes for Kids

Halloween Costumes for the Crafter Have you checked out the price of Halloween costumes lately?  They are very expensive for just a few hours of wear. Why not get creative and make one of your own?  Many of these project take very little time to make and some use items you may already have on…

Budget Friendly Fall Patio Makeover

Fall Patio make over

Dress up Your Curb Appeal with the Budget Friendly Fall Patio Makeover. I am giddy right now.  The temperatures have finally dropped and the leaves are starting to change color.  MY TIME OF YEAR!  Living in NC is hard on a gardener at heart, so getting outside right now is a dream for me.  It’s…

DIY No Carve Sunflower Pumpkin

No Carve Sun Flower Pumpkin

DIY No Carve Sunflower Pumpkin Here is another idea for those of you who do not like the mess of a carved pumpkin. It’s also one that gardeners will love!  This no carve sunflower pumpkin uses the heads of sunflowers or any other colorful daisy like flower to cover the outside of the pumpkin. Silk…

Halloween Spooky Wood Cut Out Decorations

DIY Spooky Wooden Cut Out Yard Decorations

DIY Halloween Cut Outs When my daughter was much younger, I was very much into all sorts of crafts. I especially loved decorating for the various holidays because she loved what I came up with for decorations. These DIY Halloween Cut Outs were one of her favorites. One being happy with just one decoration (call…

No Carve Pumpkin Ideas

No carve pumpkin ideas.

Decorate with one of these No Carve Pumpkin Ideas Every fall, the pumpkins abound and people start thinking about how to decorate them.  But that can be messy and eventually kind of smelly too.  Instead of all that mess, why not try one of these no carve pumpkin DIY ideas.  All use other supplies to…

DIY Candy Corn Autumn Glass Decoration

DIY Candy Corn Fall Decoration

This is the time of the year that my candy dishes are full of candy corn.  Nothing seems to say fall like a dish full of the sweet orange, yellow and white treats.  I decided to use the left over Halloween candy on a decoration that would take me closer to Thanksgiving. This candy corn…

DIY Book Page Pumpkin

Book Page Pumpkin

Easy Book Page Pumpkin Today’s featured DIY post comes to use from Painted up Glam.  Her project is easy and yet very cute and one that I’d love to see displayed.  It would be suitable for either Halloween or Thanksgiving. To make a book page pumpkin of your own you will need just a few…

Pumpkin Carving Ideas – 10 Carved Pumpkin Designs

Top 12 Pumpkin Carvings

Each year at this time, we seem to discover new and unusual ways to carve a pumpkin.  Gone are the traditional Jack 0 Lantern pumpkins, and roll in the new ideas! Looking for some Halloween inspiration? Check out these 10 pumpkin carving ideas. Pumpkin Carving at its Best Here are a few of my favorites.…

Junk Art and Home Decor Fall Projects Round Up

Halloween Junk art and home decor projects from the Garden Charmers

Decorate in Style with one of these Junk Art Home Decor projects The ladies in my Facebook Gardening Group called the Garden Charmers are at it again.   I asked the ladies in the group to show me what they have to share for Fall Junk art and home decor projects, and they came up with…