Friday, October 18, 2013

Spiders and Pumpkins and Crows. Oh, My!

I decided to do-over my entry, because the graying, decaying look just wasn't doing it for Halloween. 
This time, I'm going for traditional orange and black.
I got out last year's decorations, and added a couple of new things.

Last year's Halloween wreath...

... got a sprinkling of new spiders...

...crows from the graying decaying look, and a real pumpkin.

I brought the big spider inside when it rained. Can't have a soggy hairy spider.

I found this little owl votive holder at Walmart. He looked a little drab, so I painted his eyes orange.

Treats for little goblins...if we get any.

Happy Halloween!

xo Babs

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Alison @ The Polohouse said...

Looks fantastic Babs!
Love your style.
You are way ahead of me.
Threw my back out and I have not been able to get up to the attic to pull out the spooky decorations!

Have a great weekend.
A :)

Sarah said...

Babs, I think this is much more fun than the "graying, decaying look". This is so cute and happy. I hope your grandson gets to see this. The orange and black of Halloween really does make a statement. ;-)

Carlene @ Organized Clutter said...

I love the candy in the tiered disply and the owl too. Very fun creepy crawly vignette!

Debbie said...

Fun! Fun! Fun! I love the orange candy in the black iron tiered thing the best of all. Amazing how something simple like that has such a pop.

Suzan said...

love your bright pumkin colors!! Especially your black, huge, hairy spider!! Neat!

Marigene said...

Looks great, those hairy, scary spiders!
Have a wonderful week...

Kelly said...

How festive! I KNOW your grandkids will give you the thumbs up with that set-up! I love all of the black and orange together. As our subdivision gets older we have fewer and fewer trick or treaters each year too. We used to have so many we would run out of candy! It's kind of sad now. I miss those busy days. We live towards the back of the subdivision which gets less people too. I will still buy candy and turn the lights on etc. My youngest is going trick or treating too. Not many more years left for him to do that either.

Savannah Granny said...

Oh Babs, I love this one much better. The orange eyes on the owl are perfect and the spider looks cute on the mirror. I have been seeing lots of spiders around here, thank goodness that are not that large.
Have a blessed Sunday. xoGinger

Laura S Reading said...

What fab and fun decorations!

And fun to change them up just a bit year after year.

Ricki Treleaven said...

I love the traditional orange and blog. Such a fun post, and your decor is so cute!

ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

SUPER CUTE Babs!! I love it!

The Tablescaper said...

Perfectly haunting.

You're always welcome at Seasonal Sundays.

- The Tablescaper

Liz@ HomeandGardeningWithLiz said...

So cute! The owl looks great- I can't imagine it without the colored eyes. I'll start at the candy! What a fun display!

Anonymous said...

I love it all Babs! Spooktacular Halloween!

Kathleen said...

Graying and decaying, ha ha, my hair and bones!
Very Halloweeny entry! Except for tablecapes, I am skipping it . Mums and pumpkins out side, that's it. No one comes, so why bother!
Hope all is well, Babs!

Pat said...

I, too,have gone to the more vibrant Autumnal hues this Season!!!
By the way, did I ever tell you that Kit Kats are my FAVORITE candy???
Your entry looks amazing, dear friend!!!

Linda @ A La Carte said...

Love the orange and black! The owl is so cute and the painted eyes look great! Thanks for sharing your fun finds at TTF!

Lori @ Dining Delight said...

Your entry table looks wonderful - love the bright orange and black colour scheme. The spiders look fun and that's a great idea to paint the eyes of the piece you found at Walmart.


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

Looks great, love crows! Hanks so much for sharing at AMAZE ME MONDAY!