Monday, October 17, 2016

Halloween decor at the Porch

Hello everyone!

I hope you had a fabulous weekend! For sure, WE DID, busy but fun! We celebrated my husbands 40th birthday with a big bash at the Baseball park! Well one of the suites in it actually.;-)

It was truly a challenge to decorate such a huge venue, though we only had about 80 guests, the room could accommodate 200! I will share with you details on how I tried to decorate for my hubs party at another post. But overall, I was pleased and the guests left happy and my hubs, grateful and happy too!

So today, I am going to start the Halloween bonanza here in our humble home, starting with the front porch!

I went back and used my old black wreath and added my favorite black gauze fabric around our door.

Got the wreath years ago from Grandin Road
I added the wooden "Enter if your Dare" sign in the middle (from Kohls years ago too).

I had mums-galore too, thanks to my son's school fund-raising, and now that much of it is in bloom, it is just beautiful.
My 25 cent paper mache' Pumpkin man always makes our entry more kid-friendly

I got all the wooden signs & Spider lanterns from Target last year (post-Halloween clearance finds, my kind of shopping), including the one below....

I think this is perfect especially when we go out trick or treating.

And at night...

I hope you enjoyed this mini-tour! Can't wait to share with you the rest of the house!

Have a Great Week!


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  1. Fun! I love the look at night!

  2. Happy Birthday to your Hubby. I bet that was fun to be at the ball park to celebrate. Can't wait to see that. Your porch is super cute for Halloween. Love it lite up at night. The kids will be so excited to trick or treat at your house. Have a great week.

  3. You did a great job! My kids are grown, so I don't decorate for Halloween any more. Happy Birthday to your husband!

  4. So festive and so much fun, Vel. I love your entry all decked out for Fall and Halloween...Christine

  5. The Halloween decorations are very beautiful..
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  6. Happy birthday to your hubby! His was very close to my little man's birthday:-). I always enjoy seeing all your seasonal decor and you do Halloween very well. Love that mache man at the front door-my boys would love him too! xx

  7. What fun decorations! The kids must love coming to your house!

  8. It looks fantastic, Vel! Love the mums - such a pretty color!

  9. You have done such an amazing job! You are going to have so many happy kids at your door. :) Take care, Maria

  10. Hi Vel,
    That is so spooky...the wreaths look like eyes from a distance! Happy birthday to your hubby and y'all have a great weekend!

  11. It's so fun to decorate for Halloween. I love the wreaths and how it all look at night, spooky and fun!

  12. Nice decorations! Love the lights during night time!

  13. Oh my goodness this is the sweetest, cutest Halloween decors ever! I love it – ADORABLE!!


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