Haunt the Halls: A Bewitching Entry

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I couldn’t help myself – I went ahead and added some bewitching touches to the entryway of my house. I wanted to share what it looks like if you’re looking for some decorating inspirations for your little entry as well.

Earlier this week I picked up a witch broom at the Dollar Tree. I was not sure what I would use it for initially when I bought it, but today I found the perfect use for them – I placed them in a little fall arrangement in the large vases I have on the floor next to my front door.

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Framed Halloween Die Cuts

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I absolutely love vintage Beistle Halloween decor and artwork and I love that you can order reproductions too!

This summer I ordered some die cut Beistle Halloween decorations from Amazon and have been pondering how I was going to incorporate them into my haunted house this fall.

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DIY Mesh Dollar Tree Halloween Wreath

The Dollar Tree is full of spooktacular ideas and craft supplies around this time of year. I confess, I try to stop in once a week or once every couple weeks to see what is new in stores for Halloween around this time of year.

Last week, my local Dollar Tree had began to sell Halloween craft supplies and my first Dollar Tree Halloween haul contained everything I needed and more to create a new spooky Halloween wreath that I can haunt my halls with (I’ll be making another trip back there soon to make a second wreath for my Halloween-loving mom as well!)

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DIY Foam Board Coffin Decoration

I’ve seen some large fabric pop-up coffin decorations the past few years and I wanted to try to recreate my own. The price tag on many of them usually cost $30 or more and I only spent $3 on mine! I will confess – I am a bit of an impatient crafter (this is something I’m working on), therefore my lines are never straight and I tend to eyeball things too often, but the imperfections make it unique, right? Here’s how I made my DIY Coffin prop from foam board from the Dollar Tree if you’d like to make one of your own:

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1986 McDonald’s Halloween Happy Meal Pails: Estate Sale Find

This Friday I went to an estate sale that had a surprisingly good assortment of Halloween goodies. I ended up going home with a Better Homes and Gardens Halloween Idea book that was published in 2000 for a few bucks and these delightfully “vintage” (I don’t know if 1986 is technically considered vintage yet…) McDonald’s Halloween Happy Meal pails.

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Spooks & Shoes: 3

What can you get with $3? A gourmet coffee? A pumpkin to carve? A bag of candy?  How about A PAIR OF VELOUR STACKED HEEL BOOTIES!  I went shopping with my future sister-in-law the other weekend and we stopped into Rue21, and of course, I go straight to the clearance section and see two pairs of these left in my size and marked down to $3. That was the ultimate sign that they needed to come home with me and adorn my feet this fall. The stars were truly aligned for me that day!

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