Penny's Passion: Halloweening at Our House

Monday, October 20, 2014

Halloweening at Our House

Halloween is becoming big business -- In 2013 a study by the National Retail Federation said Americans would spend nearly $6.9 billion (that's BILLION with a "b") on Halloween costumes, decorations and candy!  Wow -- somebody's doing some serious Halloweening!!

With Halloween creeping up on us, I decided this weekend I better get in gear!  I started putting the decorations on the mantle and had a mild panic attack.  The picture was in my mind, but my hands weren't making the vision become a reality.  So what do you do when you need help -- call a friend, of course!  Tracy is on my speed dial and luckily she was available to meet me at At Home Saturday afternoon.  I made a small contribution to the $6.9 billion, but I didn't break the bank.

You have already seen my fabulous wreath my friend, Carol, made in this post -- but it's so worth showing again.  Carol is so very talented! I always love her creations.  Yes, she does sell her masterpieces.  If you want information on how to reach her, send me a message.


Look how cute the little witch is in the center.
Now on to the mantle reveal:







The room is finished off by our decorated tree (done by Eric) and the tray on the coffee table.  

Love the witch's legs.


These little guys have been around forever.  I love the way they accent our shelf.


Linking up for the Holiday Link-Up.  Can't wait to check out my other blogger friends posts to get some creative ideas for the rest of the house.  

Holiday Linkup

34 comments:

  1. This looks amazing! I wish I could call you and you could come right I over and help me decorate!

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  2. Your mantle looks awesome!! I love it! We just moved so no decorations up yet.. but I am kicking things in gear this week to get the porch presentable for our trick-or-treaters :)

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  3. You've really outdone yourself with that mantel!!! Impressive!

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  4. I love our mantle!! SO festive! Thanks for linking up :)

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  5. That wreath is amazing!!! And your mantle is perfectly styled... I see something like that and would never be able to replicate it - well done!!! :) :)

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  6. Your decorations are great. I didn't do much this year and I am not really sure why.

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  7. I love your decorations. I sure wish I had a fireplace if only for the mantle alone. I love fireplaces. Yours looks exceptional. Thanks for sharing.

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  8. love your halloween decorations. so inspirational for me to start decorating asap!

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  9. You have given me inspiration to make my own mantle so I can display my Holiday things as well. Your mantle is lovely and I can't wait to show off mine's as well.

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  10. I love decorating and making things, your fireplace is lovely!

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  11. Great decorations, very inspiring! I love spicing up my house for all of the holidays.

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  12. Great Halloween Decorations. Very fancy!

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  13. I absolutely love your mantle. It's what i think of when I hear Halloween.

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  14. You look ready for the Halloween. You really have great decors especially the mantle.

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  15. $6.9B?!?!?!?!? UNBELIEVABLE! Oh well.. I also contributed to that amount, but last year I had to wait until they were in clearance. LOL! I don't want to over-budget in Halloween decorations.

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  16. Who knew Halloween was such a money maker? I love your mantle! It is such a stunning mantle to start with and your decorations look so great!

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  17. This looks Amazing! We don't decorate for halloween, because we don't have storage space *sigh*

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  18. You have wonderful Halloween decorations. I wish I'm as creative.

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  19. Your house is so festive, I love it! You have such style

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  20. We haven't put up our Halloween wreath yet. Yours is so fab! It's huge and very attractive. :)

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  21. You guys go all out for halloween. We don't decorate at all because we go to my parents!

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  22. I love your decor! I need to get moving on my decorating!

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  23. Your decorations are fantastic. I love all the little touches. The tree is awesome. I would love a wreath like the one on your door.

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  24. I love all your decorations. I really love that wreath.

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  25. I absolutely love your wreath!! So cute! I wish you could come decorate me house!

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  26. Oh my gosh, I am so jealous of all of your decorations! Halloween is my absolute favorite holiday! I even have halloween ornaments for my christmas tree!

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  27. Love you Halloween decorations. That wreath is awesome.

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  28. Wow, it was awesomely decorated - so cute and it really has the feel of halloween all over it!

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  29. Very nice. I don't decorate my house, but my ex-husband does to his. Last year they ran a mini haunted house for $2 a person and did really well.

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  30. love everything! Fall decorations are the best!!

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  31. Wow, you have amazing decorations!! Halloween must be so fun at your house!

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