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Thursday, October 24, 2013

Pumpkins, Halloween Decor and the Garden

Sharing photos snapped from my phone over the last week:

Pumpkins I grew in the garden. So by purpose and others from pumpkins I threw in the compost last year. Who knew seeds wouldn't compost.

fall pumpkins and gourds



fabric pumpkins, prim pumpkins



prim Halloween decor

A vintage pumpkin candle found at a thrift store. Reminds me of those when I was a kid.

vintage Halloween candle


Halloween decor in Q's little reading area. A nod to the little trick or treaters.

trick or treaters decor


We decorate even the patio for Halloween with lights and jack o lanterns.


Some fall flowers and leaves on the patio out back.

fall patio, fall leaves, fall flowers


A vintage Halloween witch that hung in my hubby's house as a boy.


vintage Halloween witch

This is a busy week for our house: homecoming game, homecoming dance preparations, and two Halloween parties for hubby and I Saturday night. I am the queen of cheap costumes. I don't spend much on clothes so I sure am not going to spend much on a costume. I will share a pic on Monday of our costumes.

14 comments:

Ricki Treleaven said...

I love your vintage looking witch! The pretty pumpkins are unique (the colors).

I haven't done much Halloween decor this year, but I am doing something BIG in the dining room. I just haven't finished it yet!

xo,
RJ

Debby said...

So much to like about these pictures. Love the reading corner and that witch is adorable. Love Halloween.

LV said...

You really treated us today with all your pumpkins. I seldom decorate for any occasion anymore.

Kathleen Grace said...

I love the squash and pumpkins you grew! Lucky you that they didn't compost:>) Your yard is so beautiful, and I really love how the crocks full of old rolling pins look:>)

Acorn to Oak said...

I'm impressed by the pumpkins you grew. They're really nice! And, so many! I love all your Halloween decorations. Your house looks very festive and fun. Enjoy the parties!

20 North Ora said...

You had quite a crop of pumpkins! Love all of your decorations. Be sure and show us your costumes!

Judy

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Oh wow, so many pumpkins. Amazing. Hugs, Marty

Sam I Am...... said...

Love all your decorations...when can I move in? LOL! It's so cute!

Tree Hugger - Suzan said...

Pumkins are the greatest!! they put you in the mood and there is so much you can do with them!! As well as eat them :-}}

Cozy Little House said...

I bet Dean is in his element, decorating for Halloween.
Brenda

Earlene Landis said...

Have fun!!! Love your hugs childhood paper with!!
Earlene

deb said...

love those pumpkins!!! Im glad Im not the only one who decorates the patio lolol

NanaDiana said...

Great pictures- It is looking like Fall and Halloween at your house. Hope the rest of the week is a good one-even if it is busy- xo Diana

Michelle said...

Love your pictures. The house looks great.