October is already here, it is bitter sweet for me. I have absolutely loved my summer and hate to see it come to an end but on the same note, oh how I love fall!
This week at The Polka-dot Umbrella all us gals will be posting around a Halloween theme as there are so many things that come with this fun holiday.
We have all seen some great things already out there on craft sites and blogs. I have done a bit of "taking ideas" from such creative people.
I was a bit apprehensive about duck tape that the site suggested. The last thing I wanted to do is have to paint my door at the first of November because the paint was ripped off while taking off the bats. I did a bit of research and found there is a duck tape for stucko. It looks like this.
It is a pretty light tape and it isn't quite as sticky as others. I also have a metal door so all the bats directly on the door I hot glued magnets on the back. I did a tester on the inside of the door for a week and these ways seemed to work just fine.
I made a broom out of a branch and twigs. I thought this added just the right touch. Now I just need some pumpkins sitting on the steps.
I used Make-it and Love-it's tutorial to make this darling pumpkin for my kitchen table.
I usually shy away from popular things that are out there but I had to make an exception. The candle stick jars and tiered serving trays are super creative and can be quite cute. I decided to start a search for candle sticks at the thrift store. They were hard to come by. There must be someone getting to them before me. I finally came across some last week, what perfect timing with all the fun Halloween decorating. I haven't painted them yet (in the air on what color) but they will look great when they are finished.
|Add some halloween candy to the jars and paint the candle sticks and the table will look just right.|
Have you been pinning lately? What have been your favorite fall decorations? Have you had a good experience with any fall tutorials?
Happy Fall to everyone!