Halloween Decorations

It is now officially Fall and it is time to get in the Halloween Spirit!  Every where I go now the Halloween decorations abound!  The grocery store, my neighborhood, and of course all the retail stores now have their decorations for Halloween right up front for sale.

I always thought September was way too early. . . but if you are like me and Halloween is your favorite holiday, I have boxes and boxes of decorations to put up.  I prefer to get an early start, so I don’t feel as if I am putting them up, just to take them all down in a week. So, I have already started decorating my own interior of my home!  Ewwww. . .bats!

I recommend starting with decorations on the interior of the home for the month of September and then break out the outdoor decor around the first of October!  I actually pack up all my Halloween and Christmas decorations this way and label the boxes as indoor/outdoor, this way I know which boxes to pull first in September or for Christmas in late November.  I also have Fall/Thanksgiving decorations that get switched out for Halloween and Thanksgiving.

I have just started on the hearth or fireplace, so not much is up yet, but I love this phrase, “Ghouls Just Wanna Have Fun” so I cut this with my silhouette and added it to the center of the mantel.

And let’s not forget about the witches too . . .

I am off to a good start with the Halloween decor and will be adding more and more over the next few weeks.

If you think these decals are fun and want a set of these for your home, just visit Party Fetti for a set of bats of your own!

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A Little Home TLC

Thanks to the ladies over at Occasionally Crafty, I now have lots of new followers here at Pinwheel Pretties and on my Pinterest Boards.  

I hope many will stay with me and come back often.

Its not all parties and pinwheels here in the Hayes home. I often employ my interior design skills for some home projects as well!  

Today, it was a big ‘Honey Do’ list for my hubby for some projects around the home and while he was working, I took a few minutes to add some vinyl decals to the kitchen and laundry room.

First up is an update to my out dated canisters.  I’ve had these forever and decided to add some vinyl decals that I cut with my silhouette.  

I also added some chalk labels to the front! They look so much better now! 

I also added some similar decals that I cut with my silhouette to my plain ol’ oven burner covers.  

Now they really pop! Such an easy DIY project in the kitchen.  My rug has this same floral pattern in it so it really pulls the room together.

I also bought these smaller floral decals. . . well, they are really more like stickers, but they still add a nice visual design to the wall behind our table in the kitchen.

Finally, I added this larger vinyl decal above our washer and dryer, which I think adds a nice bit of art to look at while I am folding the laundry and it was simple and easy to put up.

Thanks everyone that has entered in the Pinwheels giveaway and to those who stick around and continue to follow my blog.  I’ll keep it interesting and share many more design and party projects.  

Coming next week. . .pom pom garlands!

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Hanging Fans in the Sweet Summer Sun

The new rage at parties are Hanging Rosette Paper Fans!  Making a wall of wheels, or paper rosettes, is a great way to create an unusual impact at a party.  These come in solid and cut-in patterns in my Party Fetti shop, click here to get your Hanging Rosette Fans
These also come in a different style and in designer pattern paper – click here for the Designer Pattern Hanging Fans

Be sure to visit any of my party shops below for all your custom party needs.  Everything I create is in your requested color scheme and party theme!

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