Halloween Decorations

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I have always loved decorating for the different seasons and holidays. And I especially love decorating for Christmas. I start thinking about Christmas as soon as summer ends and school begins so my thoughts have already started going there! But of course it’s not Christmas yet and as my title says this post is about decorating for Halloween so let’s switch gears.

Years ago when I began painting, my main goal for learning to paint was so that I had seasonal decor that I could decorate with. I loved painting the 3 s’s of seasonal decor. You know what I mean: scarecrows, snowmen, and Santa! My husband learned to paint as well and soon joined me in this endeavor and we now have an impressive array of Halloween, fall, and Christmas decor. I’d like to share my Halloween decorating with you today.

Halloween Decorations 2

 

This is my seasonal wall. I change the paintings on it from Halloween to Thanksgiving, Christmas, Winter, Spring, Easter, Americana and back to Halloween again to begin the cycle all over. In the rest of the house, the paintings are hung and stay for long periods of time, some have hung for years, but this area changes seasonally.

Witch Box

 

Witch Box 2

This is one of my favorite Halloween decorations. It’s a series of stacked boxes that form a great painting of a witch peeking over a pumpkin. I love this painting. It’s clever in its design and very fun to look at. Sitting behind her is another witch with a lovely ceramic face and her broomstick.

Witch with Broom

I also love to put glittery crows around the room. You probably noticed them in some of the other photos and in the following one you can see the very serious painting with a “scary” crow sitting on the frame. What fun! Who says decorating has to be serious business. I think it should be fun and expressive. As you can see, the room I’ve decorated, which is the foyer or entryway to my home, is decorated in pinks and maroons and the oranges, golds and yellows of fall don’t really match, but I don’t care! Decorating for the holidays should be fun and doesn’t always need to be matchy, matchy.

Crows

Crow Decorations

Lastly, years ago I found these wonderful papier mache decorations of a witch’s cauldron with feet and the lovely children’s chant “Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet” and a set of witch’s shoes. How fun is that? I love pulling these out each year. And after at least ten years, they still bring a smile to my face.

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What decorations do you bring out each year that make you happy? Please share.

Thanks for visiting. Please come again soon,
Cathy

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