Sunday, October 13, 2013

My Graying, Decaying Halloween Foyer

Welcome to my graying, decaying Halloween foyer. 
Take your time and look around.  I have all the time in the world. Muwwahhh...haahaaa.



Don't mind the crows...


...they are almost tame.




The spiders don't bite...




...they are content to spin their webs...again and again.



Vines have grown around the cherub statues.





Flowers have faded.




Thank y'all for visiting my Halloween foyer. 
I hope you'll stay awhile.

Let me show you how I got the look.


I bought this floral arrangement at Goodwill for $2.92, 
and took off the vase that came with it. I'll use it for another project.


I put the arrangement in a grungy urn from the garden.  
The flowers were faded, but still too bright, so I lightly sprayed them with gray primer, and added dried hydrangea to the places where a few blooms were missing.
I already had everything else, except the package of spider webs and spiders, which cost $1.49 at the grocery store.
So, my Halloween foyer look cost me less than five dollars. 
Hope you like it. 

xo Babs


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14 comments:

Lynn@Happier Than a Pig in Mud said...

Your foyer looks great Babs! Nice and spooky-enjoy:@)

Sarah said...

Spooktacular, Babs! You are definitely having fun with the season. I need to get my act together and get started around here. '-)

Diane said...

Spooky, Babs! Love the crows, spiders and the cost! That is discount decorating!

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Hello, I'm visiting from Dwellings. Love your foyer and how you made it look spooky!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

SPOOKTACULAR Babs!!

~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

Oh my! You've been having too much fun blogging and you've neglected your housework! Look at those webs! lol I love it ALL! Makes me want to get some more crows. The one I have will want some friends. Have fun my friend!

mrsben said...

Spookacular 'n spooky .... DITTO. ☺
Great job! -Brenda-

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Oh Babs!! You have so much fun decorating!! Is that one crow or you have several crows flying around the house!! The touch of the spider webs and spiders are great!

Okio B Designs said...

Love your spooky Halloween touches! Crows have taken over our porch too. =) Coming over from Between Naps on the Porch and a happy new follower.

Jeanine

Kelly said...

You came up with some fun ideas! Now you'll have to be sure to invite the trick or treaters inside to see it!

Kayla Janachovsky said...

I love it!! Halloween is my favorite holiday. I'm hosting a pillow cover giveaway that you should enter! http://homecomingmn.blogspot.com/2013/10/pillow-covers-giveaway.html

Poppy said...

Hi Babs,

So SPOOKY to meet you!

What a wonderful variety and take on Halloween decor! I love the black spider on the pink rose!

Thanks for your visit and kind comment on my blog.

Poppy

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

I love this, how fun. Thanks tons for linking to Inspire Me. Hugs, Marty

Cindy @ Dwellings-The Heart of Your Home said...

Your foyer looks great! Even your spiders...glad they don't bite!
Thanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY...
Blessings,
Cindy