Wednesday, October 18, 2017

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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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