Oct 28, 2010

Halloween Hater


There is no use pretending. I can't deny it. I hate Halloween. I would be totally fine without it happening. Ever. Again.


Here is a list of why Halloween isn't so bad.
1. I love candy
2. Sometimes Halloween decorations can be cute and fun.
3. Little kids dressed up is adorable.
4. I love candy.


Here is a list of why Halloween isn't my favorite.
1. It's creepy. (I once saw someone's front yard decorated with a grave yard of baby dolls. Nothankyou.)
2. Witches are yucky.
3. Going door-to-door asking strangers for candy just isn't very safe.
4. Costumes for women don't contain much fabric.
5. "Haunted" anything freaks me out.

I must admit; Pottery Barn and Zgallerie know how to turn my disdain into…well…a little less disdain.  Check out their Halloween goodies!

Black feather wreath….I can handle that!

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I also totally love the orange door. Not that I would ever paint my front door orange just for halloween. Never. But if you just happen to have an orange door than, please, put a black feather wreath on it!

I don’t like pumpkins…I don’t like when they have faces, I don’t like when they are in pie form. I just don’t like pumpkins.

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But how is this for a DIY project? Spray paint (or silver leaf) those pumpkins and look how glamorous they can look! I could really get into that kind of pumpkin.

Spiders…

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No one likes spiders. But I happen to think these are too cute in this round little glass. Using these and the silver pumpkins as a center piece could be so so adorable. I would totally do it….if I decorated for halloween.

I don’t know about you but nothing says “halloween” to me more than a skull.

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I usually steer very very clear of skulls. But ZGallerie hit the nail on the head (no pun intended…) with this crystal coated one. I would almost buy this. Almost.  

Now for some d├ęcor that you can use not only for halloween, but year round!

This chandilier sconce sings my song big time! I love it.

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Imagine how it would look if you draped some of those fake spider webs on it for Halloween! Instantly spooky.

How about these flowers?

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They have kind of an eerie look to them, no? I don’t know about you, but I would defintiely keep them around all year! 

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Images: Zgallerie and Pottery Barn


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