Springoween Floral Arrangements

This is a fairly easy craft –  and if you love Halloween and want to celebrate it all year this is a must to transform your Halloween items into springoween delights!

I thought I’d share what I did with some of my decorative Halloween buckets to help inspire your springoween decorating.

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My 2018 Outdoor Haunt

One of my favorite things about the Halloween season is driving around and seeing everyone’s haunted houses, spooky stoops, and grinning gourds. I decided (despite the unseasonably warm temperature) to haunt the front of my house that last week in September and wanted to share with you how it turned out!

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DIY Halloween Front Porch Sign

diy halloween porch sign

Happy October!!! I have always wanted my own cute front porch sign for Halloween! Being the thrifty-queen I am, I could never cave for one in the store when I knew I had the power to create my own one-of-a-kind sign for much less. That is just what I did – and I do believe it came out just spiffy. Check out how I made mine to inspire your own festive front porch masterpiece. Continue reading “DIY Halloween Front Porch Sign”

DIY Vintage Halloween Cat Pail

DIY vintage cat pail

If you get tired of too many orange plastic pumpkin pails in your house or attic – don’t throw them out! Instead, breathe new life into them and make them into a creepy cat (one that is vintage inspired at that!). This idea didn’t just come to me – I actually stumbled on the idea years ago on Pinterest and have been meaning to give it a try myself.  I had to buy a pumpkin pail (believe it or not, I did not have an extra one laying around!) to create my cat pail. I snagged one for $1 (which is typically what they cost at the store) at the flea market weeks ago.  At one point, I did have lots of pumpkin head pails because I always pot mums in them and set them around the front porch this time of year, however I am a lazy gardener and housekeeper and they got busted and faded by the elements just chilling out in my backyard. I’ve learned my lesson from that – respect your pumpkin pails, and in return they’ll respect you and your creativity.

Keep reading to learn how you can make your Halloween cat pail from a pumpkin:

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My Haunted House: 2018 Edition

September truly is Halloween eve for me. I pulled out all of my decor as soon as September 1st rolled around, despite temperatures feeling like anything but fall. It made my heart happy going through all of my Halloween treasures, trinkets, new finds and creations and placing them throughout the house. I always turn on a Halloween flick while I rummage through my boxes and this year I turned on “Monster Squad” (definitely a classic!).  I was a bit frustrated by the end of my decorating spree since I was running out of space to put things (I guess I need a larger house just for all of my Halloween loot!) – does anyone else have more decor than they do space? I think it’s only a problem that us Halloween addicts must face. I hope you enjoy these snapshots of how I decorated the house this year!

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Framed Halloween Die Cuts

halloween die cut craft

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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