Thursday, October 30, 2014

Halloween Cookies 2014

 The Halloween cookies are baked !
 I use Mrs. Fields sugar cookie recipe , and Martha Stewarts chocolate sugar cookie recipe . Royal icing for the frosting.






 Chocolate sugar cookie skeletons and cat skeletons..


 LOts of double decker cookies..


 Happy Halloween !
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Tuesday, October 28, 2014

Halloween Home Tour 2014

Good Morning !
Only 3 more days til Halloween ! Here is my Halloween Tour for this year ..We still have a ton of pumpkins surrounding our flower beds..
 The front porch is decorated with a decomesh garland and wreath.. A DIY Halloween picket fence countdown is on display.

 The pumpkins are carved and at night they are all lit up along with the garland surrounding the door.
 There are 22 jack-o-lanterns in that line and 6 in the topiaries by the door.
 In the kitchen the star of the show is the seasonal chalkboard..
 The table is set with Halloween dishes ..and the fall subway art table runner..
 My favorite new cross stitch finished on a hanging metal tray ..Love Prairie Schooler !

 A tray painted with chalkboard paint and a fall garland sit on top of the hutch with all the chickens..
 The galvanized tiered tray is filled with Halloween goodies!

 The dining room has touches of Halloween on the buffet , hutch and table..
 On the buffet ..love the cloche filled with gourds. Plum Street Samplers Cinnamon stars cross stitch is another of my favorite pieces !
 On the table...sweater pumpkins, stitching ,glitter pumpkins and a chicken soup tureen ..
 The foyer has another Prairie Schooler piece.. pumpkins, vintage scale holding mini pumpkins..and a book page pumpkin.

 The stairs have fall leaf garlands and white lights ..

 The fireplace mantel in the family room is decorated with a huge chalkboard jack o lantern in a flea market frame..a book page banner and , fall leaf garlands, crows and sweater pumpkins
 A table in the family room with more Halloween goodies .. witches , a ghost , stitching and more sweater pumpkins..
 The aqua buffet in the family room has some fall stitching pieces, vintage scale , and a stack of white pedestal plates..
Hope you all have wonderful halloween celebrations ! The Christmas decorating starts here this weekend !

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Monday, October 27, 2014

Pumpkin Carving 2014

 Good morning !
This weekend a lot of pumpkins got carved !
On each side of the door are a stack of three carved pumpkins..
 Skeleton, jack o lantern, ghost.
 The cat, Superman, flowers, the big pumpkin with a little pumpkin in his mouth..
 The flag, owl,football, cat, and Superman
 The moon, witch ,owl Pumpkin eating pumpkin and a flag
 Mickey Mouse, Jake and the Neverland Pirates and Goofy
 Jack o lantern, Frankenstein

The best helper..




 Love this topiary with flowers and vines.. Those blue pumpkins are a little hard to carve .



 We use Christmas lights wadded up and stuffed insude to light them up.
The cutest pumpkin in the patch...

We are all ready for Halloween .. Just need the Trick or Treaters !
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