Wednesday, October 18, 2017

HOME :: Halloween Decorating Ideas

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Hello and Happy Halloween!!! 

Today I wanted to share with all of you how I decorated my home this year for Halloween! My daughter has a party every year so I tend to maybe do a little more decorating than the average person but that's more than OK with me since we love Halloween around here! ;)

Some years the decorating just comes together perfectly and other years it can be a struggle to figure out something new to do with your home decor but for me, this year was a mix of both. I was trying to do something different with what I had and I realized the problem was I was NOT liking the mix of ALL of the Halloween colored decor that I have. Sometimes you hear of people trying to mix all of the decor together to create a uniform look throughout the decor going from room to room in their homes but I am here to show you that you do NOT have to do that and it still works!

I decided on featuring different rooms with different colored decor instead of the traditional mix of them all and I LOVE LOVE LOVE how it turned out!

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Let's start with my MANTEL. I LOVE my mantel and it was one of the areas of my condo that convinced me to purchase this place as it is so perfect for decorating during the holidays. I did the mantel in the traditional classic orange and black Halloween decor with just a hint of spookiness thrown in! ;)

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Most of the items here I have collected from my favorite stores over the years: Target, Hobby Lobby and Pier 1. The haunted house came from a partnership with Yankee Candle a couple years ago and the Halloween subway art you can download for FREE from my blog.

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Just to the left of our mantel, is where the couch and this gallery wall area are in the living room. I continued the orange and black Halloween decor and added a few touches to our already black and white living room.

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The last part of my living room that I always love to decorate is the table under our TV because it is right across from the couch and we are always staring at it so it has to look great right? ;). 

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Now it's time to change color schemes and check out some, well what I like to call 'glam Halloween' decor which is my decor that consists of some glitter and bright fun colors. This area is next to the living room which used to be our formal dining room that I turned into my craft room. ;) 

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This year I added some new decor to my dining room table as Target had these amazing velvet pumpkins that I "may" have bought a few of ;) and these potion bottles to match! I just had to have these for my centerpiece this year!

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Well there it is, my latest Halloween decorations for this year! Hope you enjoyed looking though them and maybe you got an idea or two for your own home. What is your favorite items to decorate with for Halloween? Let me know below as I love hearing what others decorate with!

Have a great week my friends!

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

FREEBIE :: Halloween Cell Phone Wallpaper

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Halloween is coming!!!!!!!

We are sooooo ready for all of the fun that Halloween brings and hope you are too. I am super psyched for Halloween as it's one of my faves and what better way to get all excited and in the mood than with a FREEBIE!!!!

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Whether you are into the creepiness, all of the boos and scares, the cutesy side or just the straight up traditional Halloween vibe, you will surely LOVE this fun cell phone background on your phone this month. I think it's the perfect blend of all of those plus who doesn't love a good pun right?

Make sure you are always "creepin it real" when you are using your phone to chat with your bestie, comment on Instagram or return a text you received and hopefully this little background will help you do just that! ;)

To grab this FREE download for your own phone, just head on over to the Giggles Galore blog (where I am a monthly contributor) and print this Creepin It Real hand lettered cell phone wallpaper for YOUR phone. It's available here for FREE and while you are over there, check out her blog as she has some amazing craft and party ideas as well that you will love! 

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Before you go, my friends, I want to remind you that I also offer CUSTOM hand lettered prints, decor, wood signs and anything else you would like hand lettering done on so just ask and I can make it happen! 

Do you think you have a great idea? Just shoot me an email at . . . and we will definitely chat! ;)

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Sunday, October 15, 2017

DESIGN :: Halloween Invite

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Happy (almost) Halloween my friends!
Today I am excited to be sharing a brand new INVITATION with you that I designed for my daughter's Halloween party! Now that she is getting older, I needed a more sophisticated style design, ya know, one that can be used for teens but also for us adults too! ;)

I had created this chalk art pumpkin design for another project last year and decided to make it a part of this invite since it gives it that 'moody' feel that I was going for but keeping it fun all at the same time! ;)

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Halloween Party INVITE

This is the perfect design for a night out with the girls, a sleepover or even a teen party! As you can see, it has the hand lettered element added with the boox as well as the chalk art pumpkin illustration. I even added some slasher marks to the edges to give it that Halloween vibe.
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I love working on new chalk art designs and invitations and I do have quite a few that I still need to share with all of you. But that will have to wait a little while longer so in the meantime, we have this one to enjoy!

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You can now find this Halloween invitation in my Etsy shop! Your kids will LOVE this theme if they love social media and texting as it's the perfect theme for smaller kids to those tween and teen parties!

As always, if you EVER have any special custom design party collection idea requests, PLEASE feel free to email me anytime & I can design one for YOU!

Have a great week!

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